The Waimea Census Designated Place had a population of 1,927 as of July 1, 2016. Waimea ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Hawaii. See peer rankings below.
The primary coordinate point for Waimea is located at latitude 21.9665 and longitude -159.6694 in Kauai County. The formal boundaries for the Waimea Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.85 sq. miles and a water area of 0.33 sq. miles. Kauai County is in the Hawaii time zone (GMT -10). The elevation is 23 feet.
The Waimea Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2414165) 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 Waimea Census Designated Place is located within Kekaha-Waimea Division of Kauai County.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Waimea 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 Waimea: Owaimea, Whymea, Wymoa.
|Population in Households||1,861|
|Population in Familes||1,527|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||66|
|Average Household Size||2.74|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||799 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||369 (46.2%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||311 (38.9%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||119 (14.9%)|
|Median Home Value||$413,953|
|Average Home Value||$460,054|
|Median Household Income||$54,774|
|Average Household Income||$68,067|
|Per Capita Income||$26,996|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||1.47%|
|Per Capita Income||1.42%|
The table below compares Waimea 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||# 98||36th|
|Population Density1||# 72||52nd|
|Diversity Index2||# 33||78th|
|Median Household Income||# 99||35th|
|Per Capita Income||# 79||48th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Hawaii Census Data Comparison Tool.