Waianae, HI Profile: Facts & Data


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Waianae, Hawaii - Basic Facts

The Waianae Census Designated Place had a population of 14,777 as of July 1, 2018. Waianae 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 Waianae is located at latitude 21.4516 and longitude -158.1824 in Honolulu County. The formal boundaries for the Waianae Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.36 sq. miles and a water area of 1.68 sq. miles. Honolulu County is in the Hawaii time zone (GMT -10). The elevation is 16 feet.

The Waianae Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2414152) 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 Waianae Census Designated Place is located within Waianae Division of Honolulu County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Waianae: Waeanae, Waianai, Wainae.

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


Total Population 14,777
Population in Households 14,213
Population in Familes 12,405
Population in Group Qrtrs 564
Population Density2 2,758
Diversity Index3 93


Median Household Income $67,833
Average Household Income $87,831
Per Capita Income $21,702


Total Housing Units 3,624 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,956 (54.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,344 (37.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 323 ( 8.9%)
Median Home Value $345,352
Average Home Value $417,279


Total Households 3,301
Average Household Size 4.31
Family Households 2,660
Average Family Size 5
  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 1.4% 1.0%
Households 1.25% 0.92%
Families 0.64% 0.91%
Median Household Income   2.71%
Per Capita Income   2.84%

Waianae, HI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Waianae 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 # 20 87th
Population Density # 40 74th
Diversity Index # 4 98th
Median Household Income # 84 45th
Per Capita Income # 132 13th

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