Kauai County, Hawaii Population 2018

Kauai County, Hawaii's estimated population is 72,159 with a growth rate of 2.43% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Kauai County, Hawaii is the 4th largest county in Hawaii.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201772,1591,7122.43%
201670,447-1,322-1.84%
201671,7693820.54%
201571,3878641.23%
201470,5238971.29%
201369,6261,0531.54%
201268,5737411.09%
201167,8326330.94%
201067,19916,02231.31%
199051,17712,09530.95%
198039,0829,32131.32%
197029,7611,5855.63%
196028,176-1,729-5.78%
195029,905-5,913-16.51%
194035,818-124-0.35%
193035,9426,50422.09%
192029,4385,48622.90%
191023,9523,21815.52%
190020,7340.00%

Kauai County, Hawaii Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
Asian24,606
White23,222
Two or More Races14,701
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander6,809
Black or African American478
Some Other Race317
American Indian and Alaska Native314

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Kauai County, Hawaii Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8% Male Population0%2%4%6%8% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Kauai County, Hawaii Median Age

42


Total

40.9


Male

43.1


Female

Kauai County, Hawaii Adults

There are 54,737 adults, (12,258 of which are seniors) in Kauai County, Hawaii.

Kauai County, Hawaii Age Dependency

65.9

Age Dependency Ratio

28.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Kauai County, Hawaii Sex Ratio

Female

35,271

50.07%

Male

35,176

49.93%

Kauai County, Hawaii Households and Families

Kauai County, Hawaii Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Kauai County, Hawaii Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married72.9%27.1%
All63.3%36.7%
Female57.1%42.9%
Non Family52.9%47.1%
Male42.5%57.5%

63.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Kauai County, Hawaii Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All22,4303.1163.3
Married11,8943.6972.9
Non Family7,0261.4352.9
Female2,2044.3757.1
Male1,3064.6542.5

3.7

Average Family Size

3.11

Average Household Size

7.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.8%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Kauai County, Hawaii Households

Kauai County, Hawaii Education

Kauai County, Hawaii Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,1374.31%
9th to 12th Grade1,8713.77%
High School Graduate15,43731.13%
Some College10,15020.47%
Associates Degree6,20812.52%
Bachelors Degree9,21718.59%
Graduate Degree4,5629.20%

Kauai County, Hawaii Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Asian18,89116,6264,214
White17,35616,8087,453
Multiple Races6,8866,4421,123
Islander4,0793,565408
Hispanic3,8583,392720
Black387338102
Other Race29223127
Native American23121968

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 96.84%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 42.94%.

Kauai County, Hawaii Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,774$37,896$32,028
Less Than High School$23,245$26,875$20,188
High School Grad$30,200$31,860$27,206
Some College$36,464$40,481$32,430
Bachelors Degree$45,232$47,257$41,364
Graduate Degree$51,056$66,310$44,808

$35,774

Average Earnings

$37,896

Average Male

$32,028

Average Female

Kauai County, Hawaii Language

Kauai County, Hawaii Language by Age

Kauai County, Hawaii Language

79.48% of Kauai County, Hawaii residents speak only English, while 20.52% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Asian, which is spoken by 17.62% of the population.

Kauai County, Hawaii Poverty

Kauai County, Hawaii Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White20,7512,21810.69%
Asian24,4021,4475.93%
Multiple14,4171,3899.63%
Islander6,7481,31519.49%
Hispanic7,4726108.16%
Other3125718.27%
Black4115212.65%
Native3144614.65%

9.63%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.27%

Male Poverty Rate

9.98%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Kauai County, Hawaii

The race most likely to be in poverty in Kauai County, Hawaii is Islander, with 19.49% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Kauai County, Hawaii is Asian, with 5.93% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.71%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.20%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.87%.

Kauai County, Hawaii Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School14.43%
High School12.65%
Some College8.70%
Bachelors or Greater5.18%

Kauai County, Hawaii Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed30.46%
Male Unemployed23.75%
Male Employed4.39%
Female Employed3.99%

Kauai County, Hawaii Income

Kauai County, Hawaii Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$68,224$83,242
Families$81,280$95,538
Married Families$87,284$
Non Families$36,691$49,314

Kauai County, Hawaii Marital Status

Kauai County, Hawaii Marital Status

Marriage Rates

50.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.2%

Male Marriage Rate

50.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Kauai County, Hawaii Married by Age and Sex

Kauai County, Hawaii Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45To54.

Kauai County, Hawaii Marital Status by Race

Kauai County, Hawaii Veterans

Kauai County, Hawaii Veterans by War

4,117

Number of Veterans

3,899

Male Veterans

218

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam1,893
Second Gulf War524
First Gulf War439
Korea346
World War II275

Kauai County, Hawaii Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 741,256
75+896
55 to 64854
35 to 54841
18 to 34270

Kauai County, Hawaii Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,7328.78%
Asian1,6468.03%
2 or More4355.19%
Hispanic2685.93%
Hawaiian1953.97%
Black7819.70%
Indian176.49%
Other144.68%

Kauai County, Hawaii Veterans by Education

7.31%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.03%

Veteran Disability Rate

Kauai County, Hawaii Employment Status

Kauai County, Hawaii Employment by Age

65.5%

Labor Force Participation

61.8%

Employment Rate

5.1%

Unemployment Rate

Kauai County, Hawaii Employment by Race

Kauai County, Hawaii Employment by Education

Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990