Wainiha, HI Profile: Facts & Data


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Wainiha, Hawaii - Basic Facts

The Wainiha Census Designated Place had a population of 334 as of July 1, 2018. Wainiha ranks in the lower 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 Wainiha is located at latitude 22.1921 and longitude -159.5468 in Kauai County. The formal boundaries for the Wainiha Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.4 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Kauai County is in the Hawaii time zone (GMT -10). The elevation is 20 feet.

The Wainiha Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2583433) 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 Wainiha Census Designated Place is located within Hanalei Division of Kauai County.

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


Total Population 334
Population in Households 328
Population in Familes 239
Population in Group Qrtrs 6
Population Density2 139
Diversity Index3 63


Median Household Income $51,050
Average Household Income $72,821
Per Capita Income $27,773


Total Housing Units 140 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 63 (45.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 50 (35.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 28 (20.0%)
Median Home Value $1,325,000
Average Home Value $1,348,016


Total Households 112
Average Household Size 2.93
Family Households 68
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 0.6% 0.59%
Households 0.22% 0.53%
Families -0.18% 0.58%
Median Household Income   4.8%
Per Capita Income   2.14%

Wainiha, HI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Wainiha 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 # 145 5th
Population Density # 134 12th
Diversity Index # 142 7th
Median Household Income # 125 18th
Per Capita Income # 90 41st

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