Kekaha, HI Profile: Facts & Data


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Kekaha, Hawaii - Basic Facts

The Kekaha Census Designated Place had a population of 3,697 as of July 1, 2018. Kekaha ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and 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 Kekaha is located at latitude 21.9675 and longitude -159.7145 in Kauai County. The formal boundaries for the Kekaha Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1 sq. miles and a water area of 0.29 sq. miles. Kauai County is in the Hawaii time zone (GMT -10). The elevation is 7 feet.

The Kekaha Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2414073) 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 Kekaha Census Designated Place is located within Kekaha-Waimea Division of Kauai County.

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


Total Population 3,697
Population in Households 3,692
Population in Familes 3,091
Population in Group Qrtrs 5
Population Density2 3,687
Diversity Index3 89


Median Household Income $58,139
Average Household Income $71,377
Per Capita Income $23,097


Total Housing Units 1,330 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 745 (56.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 445 (33.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 140 (10.5%)
Median Home Value $468,155
Average Home Value $541,745


Total Households 1,190
Average Household Size 3.1
Family Households 835
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 0.54% 0.57%
Households 0.26% 0.47%
Families 0.21% 0.45%
Median Household Income   1.55%
Per Capita Income   1.46%

Kekaha, HI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Kekaha 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 # 70 54th
Population Density # 31 80th
Diversity Index # 22 85th
Median Household Income # 102 33rd
Per Capita Income # 117 23rd

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