Maalaea, HI Profile: Facts & Data


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Maalaea, Hawaii - Basic Facts

The Maalaea Census Designated Place had a population of 377 as of July 1, 2018. Maalaea 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 Maalaea is located at latitude 20.8023 and longitude -156.4953 in Maui County. The formal boundaries for the Maalaea Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.44 sq. miles and a water area of 2.33 sq. miles. Maui County is in the Hawaii time zone (GMT -10). The elevation is 3 feet.

The Maalaea Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2414089) 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 Maalaea Census Designated Place is located within Kihei Division of Maui County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Maalaea: Ma‘alaea.

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


Total Population 377
Population in Households 329
Population in Familes 184
Population in Group Qrtrs 48
Population Density2 69
Diversity Index3 46


Median Household Income $81,071
Average Household Income $110,234
Per Capita Income $63,939


Total Housing Units 641 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 133 (20.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 70 (10.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 438 (68.3%)
Median Home Value $580,128
Average Home Value $769,925


Total Households 203
Average Household Size 1.62
Family Households 80
Average Family Size 2
  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 0.84% 0.68%
Households 0.43% 0.68%
Families -0.15% 0.25%
Median Household Income   2.83%
Per Capita Income   4.33%

Maalaea, HI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Maalaea 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 # 143 6th
Population Density # 147 3rd
Diversity Index # 150 2nd
Median Household Income # 47 70th
Per Capita Income # 5 97th

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