Lahaina, HI Profile: Facts & Data


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Lahaina, Hawaii - Basic Facts

The Lahaina Census Designated Place had a population of 12,937 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Lahaina is located at latitude 20.886 and longitude -156.6662 in Maui County. The formal boundaries for the Lahaina Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 7.78 sq. miles and a water area of 1.51 sq. miles. Maui County is in the Hawaii time zone (GMT -10). The elevation is 3 feet.

The Lahaina Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2414081) 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 Lahaina Census Designated Place is located within Lahaina Division of Maui County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Lahaina: Lele, Rahaina.

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


Total Population 12,937
Population in Households 12,671
Population in Familes 9,643
Population in Group Qrtrs 266
Population Density2 1,662
Diversity Index3 83


Median Household Income $71,811
Average Household Income $96,349
Per Capita Income $29,571


Total Housing Units 4,496 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,708 (38.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,158 (48.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 630 (14.0%)
Median Home Value $806,238
Average Home Value $858,197


Total Households 3,866
Average Household Size 3.28
Family Households 2,481
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 1.22% 1.24%
Households 1.09% 1.27%
Families 1.05% 1.26%
Median Household Income   2.55%
Per Capita Income   3.18%

Lahaina, HI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lahaina 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 # 26 83rd
Population Density # 57 63rd
Diversity Index # 81 47th
Median Household Income # 74 52nd
Per Capita Income # 77 50th

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