The Lawai Census Designated Place had a population of 2,555 as of July 1, 2016.
The primary coordinate point for Lawai is located at latitude 21.9201 and longitude -159.501 in Kauai County. The formal boundaries for the Lawai Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.06 sq. miles and a water area of 0.1 sq. miles. Kauai County is in the Hawaii time zone (GMT -10). The elevation is 531 feet.
The Lawai Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2414086) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.
Hawaii is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Lawai Census Designated Place is located within Koloa-Poipu Division of Kauai County.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Lawai population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Lawai: Lawa‘i.
|Population in Households||2,525|
|Population in Familes||2,049|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||30|
|Average Household Size||2.68|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||1,047 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||590 (56.4%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||352 (33.6%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||105 (10.0%)|
|Median Home Value||$622,517|
|Average Home Value||$657,839|
|Median Household Income||$63,922|
|Average Household Income||$82,174|
|Per Capita Income||$31,461|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||2.73%|
|Per Capita Income||1.91%|
The table below compares Lawai to the other 151 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Hawaii by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 86||44th|
|Population Density1||# 92||40th|
|Diversity Index2||# 68||56th|
|Median Household Income||# 76||50th|
|Per Capita Income||# 45||71st|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Hawaii Census Data Comparison Tool.