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The Kaunakakai Census Designated Place had a population of 3,717 as of July 1, 2017. Kaunakakai ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and the upper 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 Kaunakakai is located at latitude 21.0942 and longitude -157.0009 in Maui County. The formal boundaries for the Kaunakakai Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 12.83 sq. miles and a water area of 3.62 sq. miles. Maui County is in the Hawaii time zone (GMT -10). The elevation is 20 feet.

The Kaunakakai Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2414069) 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 Kaunakakai Census Designated Place is located within East Molokai Division of Maui County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Kaunakakai 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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Kaunakakai, HI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 3,717
Daytime Population: Workers 1,647
Daytime Population: Residents 2,163
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 3,810
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.03
Population in Households 3,717
Population in Familes 3,048
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 290
Diversity Index3 89


Median Household Income $49,155
Average Household Income $64,828
Per Capita Income $23,780


Total Housing Units 1,644 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 857 (52.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 499 (30.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 289 (17.6%)
Median Home Value $421,622
Average Home Value $511,393


Total Households 1,355
Average Household Size 2.74
Family Households 909
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 1.13% 1.27%
Households 1.07% 1.21%
Families 0.93% 1.16%
Median Household Income   0.59%
Per Capita Income   2.33%

Kaunakakai, HI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Kaunakakai 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 # 71 54th
Population Density # 115 25th
Diversity Index # 19 89th
Median Household Income # 129 15th
Per Capita Income # 111 27th

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