Wailua, HI Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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The Wailua Census Designated Place had a population of 2,367 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Wailua is located at latitude 22.0542 and longitude -159.3389 in Kauai County. The formal boundaries for the Wailua Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.48 sq. miles and a water area of 0.31 sq. miles. Kauai County is in the Hawaii time zone (GMT -10). The elevation is 20 feet.

The Wailua Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2414158) 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 Wailua Census Designated Place is located within Wailua-Anahola Division of Kauai County.

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

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


Total Population 2,367
Daytime Population: Workers 1,527
Daytime Population: Residents 1,171
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,698
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.14
Population in Households 2,367
Population in Familes 1,806
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,600
Diversity Index3 84


Median Household Income $65,154
Average Household Income $80,953
Per Capita Income $31,425


Total Housing Units 1,500 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 507 (33.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 414 (27.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 579 (38.6%)
Median Home Value $504,167
Average Home Value $517,160


Total Households 921
Average Household Size 2.57
Family Households 575
Average Family Size 3
  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 0.68% 0.77%
Households 0.55% 0.66%
Families 0.46% 0.65%
Median Household Income   1.55%
Per Capita Income   1.67%

Wailua, HI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Wailua 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 # 93 39th
Population Density # 60 61st
Diversity Index # 72 53rd
Median Household Income # 84 45th
Per Capita Income # 58 62nd

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