Kihei, HI Profile: Facts & Data


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Kihei, Hawaii - Basic Facts

The Kihei Census Designated Place had a population of 22,988 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Kihei is located at latitude 20.7661 and longitude -156.4352 in Maui County. The formal boundaries for the Kihei Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 9.28 sq. miles and a water area of 2.38 sq. miles. Maui County is in the Hawaii time zone (GMT -10). The elevation is 10 feet.

The Kihei Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2414074) 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 Kihei Census Designated Place is located within Kihei Division of Maui County.

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


Total Population 22,988
Population in Households 22,836
Population in Familes 16,750
Population in Group Qrtrs 152
Population Density2 2,478
Diversity Index3 78


Median Household Income $70,060
Average Household Income $91,757
Per Capita Income $34,975


Total Housing Units 12,915 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,229 (32.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,473 (34.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 4,213 (32.6%)
Median Home Value $600,652
Average Home Value $669,258


Total Households 8,702
Average Household Size 2.62
Family Households 5,111
Average Family Size 3
  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 1.17% 1.21%
Households 0.88% 1.09%
Families 0.93% 1.13%
Median Household Income   2.85%
Per Capita Income   3.41%

Kihei, HI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Kihei 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 # 11 93rd
Population Density # 41 74th
Diversity Index # 103 32nd
Median Household Income # 78 49th
Per Capita Income # 45 71st

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