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Waialua, Hawaii - Basic Facts

The Waialua Census Designated Place had a population of 3,967 as of July 1, 2017.

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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Waialua population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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

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Waialua, HI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 3,967
Daytime Population: Workers 623
Daytime Population: Residents 2,013
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,636
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.66
Population in Households 3,956
Population in Familes 3,318
Population in Group Qrtrs 11
Population Density2 1,810
Diversity Index3 82


Median Household Income $86,976
Average Household Income $107,239
Per Capita Income $31,816


Total Housing Units 1,296 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 639 (49.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 539 (41.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 119 ( 9.2%)
Median Home Value $686,250
Average Home Value $688,519


Total Households 1,177
Average Household Size 3.36
Family Households 899
Average Family Size 4
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.38% 0.52%
Households 0.14% 0.44%
Families 0.22% 0.42%
Median Household Income   2.26%
Per Capita Income   2.23%

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, 2017 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 # 55 64th
Diversity Index # 82 46th
Median Household Income # 30 81st
Per Capita Income # 56 64th

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