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Puhi, Hawaii - Basic Facts

The Puhi Census Designated Place had a population of 3,218 as of July 1, 2019. Puhi ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and the lower 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 Puhi is located at latitude 21.9654 and longitude -159.3924 in Kauai County. The formal boundaries for the Puhi Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 0.89 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Kauai County is in the Hawaii time zone (GMT -10). The elevation is 318 feet.

The Puhi Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2414127) 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 Puhi Census Designated Place is located within Puhi-Hanamaulu Division of Kauai County.


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Puhi, HI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Puhi, HI Housing Affordability Index is 118
State of Hawaii Housing Affordability Index is 65
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Puhi, HI Wealth Index is 108
State of Hawaii Wealth Index is 124
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 3,218 (100%)
Population in Households 2,890 (89.8%)
Population in Families 2,377 (73.9%)
Population in Group Quarters1 328 (10.2%)
Population Density 3,620
Diversity Index2 74
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $92,995
Average Household Income $108,441
Per Capita Income $30,911
Wealth Index4 108

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,135 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 574 (50.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 449 (39.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 111 ( 9.8%)
Median Home Value $427,397
Housing Affordability Index3 118
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,024
Average Household Size 2.82
Family Households 717
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 1.11% 0.83%
Households 1.02% 0.81%
Families 0.88% 0.8%
Median Household Income   1.99%
Per Capita Income   1.9%

Puhi, HI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Puhi to the other 151 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Hawaii by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 75 51st
Population Density # 31 80th
Diversity Index # 117 23rd
Median Household Income # 32 79th
Per Capita Income # 66 57th

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