Wailua, HI Profile: Facts & Data

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Wailua, Hawaii - Basic Facts

The Wailua Census Designated Place had a population of 2,374 as of July 1, 2018.

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.


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

POPULATION

Total Population 2,374
Population in Households 2,374
Population in Familes 1,817
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,605
Diversity Index3 84
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $67,909
Average Household Income $82,336
Per Capita Income $31,552

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,493 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 499 (33.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 413 (27.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 582 (39.0%)
Median Home Value $524,522
Average Home Value $543,788
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 911
Average Household Size 2.61
Family Households 571
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.63% 0.64%
Households 0.35% 0.59%
Families 0.32% 0.55%
Median Household Income   1.73%
Per Capita Income   1.79%

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, 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 # 91 40th
Population Density # 60 61st
Diversity Index # 71 54th
Median Household Income # 83 46th
Per Capita Income # 61 60th

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