Omao, HI Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Omao, Hawaii - Basic Facts

The Omao Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Kauai County at latitude 21.9366 and longitude -159.4857. Kauai County is in the Hawaii time zone (GMT -10). The elevation is 453 feet.

The formal official name is the Omao Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Omao, Hawaii.

The U5 Census Class Code for Omao indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name.. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The formal boundaries for the Omao Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.27 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles.

Omao Census Designated Place, HI Boundary Map


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Omao, HI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 1,438
Population in Households 1,383
Population in Familes 1,093
Population in Group Qrtrs 55
Population Density1 1,137
Diversity Index2 83


Total Households 507
Average Household Size 2.73
Family Households 352
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 563 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 329 (58.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 177 (31.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 56 ( 9.9%)
Median Home Value $494,444
Average Home Value $557,393


Median Household Income $74,457
Average Household Income $84,114
Per Capita Income $29,977
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 2.38% 2.0%
Households 2.69% 2.19%
Families 3.43% 2.12%
Median Household Income   1.12%
Per Capita Income   1.39%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Omao, HI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Omao to the other 151 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Hawaii by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 108 29th
Population Density1 # 67 56th
Diversity Index2 # 75 51st
Median Household Income # 36 77th
Per Capita Income # 43 72nd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Hawaii Census Data Comparison Tool.