Waiohinu, HI Profile: Facts & Data

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Waiohinu, Hawaii - Basic Facts

The Waiohinu Census Designated Place had a population of 234 as of July 1, 2019. Waiohinu ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Hawaii. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Waiohinu is located at latitude 19.0678 and longitude -155.612 in Hawaii County. The formal boundaries for the Waiohinu Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 1.37 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Hawaii County is in the Hawaii time zone (GMT -10). The elevation is 1,063 feet.

The Waiohinu Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2629945) 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 Waiohinu Census Designated Place is located within Kau Division of Hawaii County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Waiohinu: Waiohínu, Waiohinu *, Whyhehine.

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Waiohinu, HI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Waiohinu, HI Housing Affordability Index is 155
State of Hawaii Housing Affordability Index is 65
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Waiohinu, HI Wealth Index is 68
State of Hawaii Wealth Index is 124
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 234 (100%)
Population in Households 232 (99.1%)
Population in Families 185 (79.1%)
Population in Group Quarters1 2 ( 0.9%)
Population Density 171
Diversity Index2 87
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $44,442
Average Household Income $62,338
Per Capita Income $20,649
Wealth Index4 68

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 85 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 52 (61.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 16 (18.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 17 (20.0%)
Median Home Value $163,889
Housing Affordability Index3 155
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 68
Average Household Size 3.41
Family Households 45
Average Family Size 4
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 1.02% 0.92%
Households 0.83% 0.87%
Families -1.34% 0.87%
Median Household Income   4.2%
Per Capita Income   3.18%

Waiohinu, HI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Waiohinu to the other 151 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Hawaii by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 147 3rd
Population Density # 126 17th
Diversity Index # 43 72nd
Median Household Income # 134 12th
Per Capita Income # 135 11th

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