Waialua, HI Profile: Facts & Data


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Waialua, Hawaii - Basic Facts

The Waialua Census Designated Place had a population of 4,020 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Waialua is located at latitude 21.5674 and longitude -158.1205 in Honolulu County. The formal boundaries for the Waialua Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.19 sq. miles and a water area of 0.2 sq. miles. Honolulu County is in the Hawaii time zone (GMT -10). The elevation is 26 feet.

The Waialua Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2414151) 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 Waialua Census Designated Place is located within Waialua Division of Honolulu County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Waialua: Puuiki, Waalua, Waialua Mill, Waiarua, Wairua.

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Waialua, HI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 4,020
Population in Households 4,009
Population in Familes 3,372
Population in Group Qrtrs 11
Population Density2 1,835
Diversity Index3 82


Median Household Income $97,168
Average Household Income $114,653
Per Capita Income $33,765


Total Housing Units 1,301 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 626 (48.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 557 (42.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 117 ( 9.0%)
Median Home Value $765,335
Average Home Value $817,480


Total Households 1,184
Average Household Size 3.39
Family Households 905
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 0.49% 0.5%
Households 0.2% 0.34%
Families 0.27% 0.35%
Median Household Income   2.02%
Per Capita Income   2.66%

Waialua, HI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Waialua 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 # 67 56th
Population Density # 52 66th
Diversity Index # 83 46th
Median Household Income # 22 86th
Per Capita Income # 53 66th

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