Waiohinu, HI Profile: Facts & Data


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Waiohinu, Hawaii - Basic Facts

The Waiohinu Census Designated Place had a population of 233 as of July 1, 2018. 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 (see map below) 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, 2018)


Total Population 233
Population in Households 232
Population in Familes 186
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density2 171
Diversity Index3 87


Median Household Income $47,314
Average Household Income $58,885
Per Capita Income $21,011


Total Housing Units 84 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 52 (61.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 16 (19.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 16 (19.0%)
Median Home Value $190,909
Average Home Value $205,769


Total Households 68
Average Household Size 3.41
Family Households 45
Average Family Size 4
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 1.09% 1.34%
Households 0.93% 1.15%
Families -1.51% 0.87%
Median Household Income   2.29%
Per Capita Income   2.66%

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, 2018 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 # 44 71st
Median Household Income # 135 11th
Per Capita Income # 134 12th

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