Also See: Lihue, HI ZIP Codes & ZIP Code Maps
The Lihue CDP(1) had a population of 7,090 as of July 1, 2021.
The primary coordinate point for Lihue is located at latitude 21.9741 and longitude -159.3649 in Kauai County. The formal boundaries for the Lihue Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 6.67 sq. miles and a water area of 0.78 sq. miles. Kauai County is in the Hawaii time zone (GMT -10). The elevation is 213 feet.
The Lihue Census Designated Place 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 Lihue Census Designated Place is located within Lihue Division of Kauai County.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Lihue: Lihu‘e.
|Total Population||7,090 (100%)|
|Population in Households||6,926 (97.7%)|
|Population in Families||5,440 (76.7%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||164 ( 2.3%)|
|Median Household Income||$78,889|
|Average Household Income||$105,322|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||35%|
|Per Capita Income||$37,440|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||2,842 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||1,503 (52.9%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||992 (34.9%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||347 (12.2%)|
|Median Home Value||$654,121|
|Average Home Value||$711,178|
|Housing Affordability Index3||76|
|Average Household Size||2.78|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||2.78%|
|Per Capita Income||1.9%|
|Owner Occupied HU||0.82%|
The table below compares Lihue to the other 151 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Hawaii by rank and percentile using July 1, 2021 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.
|Total Population||# 46||70th|
|Population Density||# 71||54th|
|Median Household Income||# 71||54th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 72||48th|
|Per Capita Income||# 44||72nd|
|Diversity Index||# 89||42nd|
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