Kailua, Hawaii Population 2020

15,268
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Kailua is a city located in Hawaii. Kailua has a 2020 population of 15,268. Kailua is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 27.50% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 11,975 in 2010. Kailua reached it's highest population of 15,268 in 2018.

The average household income in Kailua is $83,364 with a poverty rate of 9.65%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,221 per month, and the median house value is $444,600. The median age in Kailua is 36.9 years, 35.6 years for males, and 38.4 years for females. For every 100 females there are 109.4 males.

Kailua Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Kailua was:

  • White: 31.44%
  • Asian: 22.81%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 19.67%
  • Two or more races: 19.14%
  • Other race: 6.39%
  • Black or African American: 0.48%
  • Native American: 0.08%
The current population of Kailua, Hawaii is 15,268, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 15,268.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 11,975.

Kailua, Hawaii Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,80031.44%
Asian3,48222.81%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander3,00319.67%
Two or More Races2,92219.14%
Some Other Race9766.39%
Black or African American730.48%
American Indian and Alaska Native120.08%
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Kailua Population Pyramid 2020

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Kailua Median Age

36.9


Total

35.6


Male

38.4


Female

Kailua Adults

There are 11,907 adults, (2,374 of whom are seniors) in Kailua.

Kailua Age Dependency

60.2

Age Dependency Ratio

24.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Kailua Sex Ratio

Female

7,291

47.75%

Male

7,977

52.25%

Kailua Households and Families

Kailua Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Kailua Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married68.6%31.4%
All51.1%48.9%
Non Family36.9%63.1%
Female28.6%71.4%
Male10.9%89.1%

51.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,6743.1351.1
Married2,4943.6968.6
Non Family1,4171.5936.9
Female4054.2928.6
Male3584.0610.9

3.56

Average Family Size

3.13

Average Household Size

12%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.5%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Kailua Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3523.29%
9th to 12th Grade9649.01%
High School Graduate3,41031.88%
Some College2,34621.94%
Associates Degree8728.15%
Bachelors Degree1,74716.33%
Graduate Degree1,0049.39%
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Kailua Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White3,5643,3261,327
Asian2,6362,314777
Islander1,8131,584192
Multiple Races1,6101,292158
Hispanic1,227929239
Other Race442247105
Black737348
Native American12126

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 65.75%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,766$36,718$31,665
Less Than High School$26,587$27,300$25,539
High School Grad$31,747$32,236$30,648
Some College$35,464$39,014$31,721
Bachelors Degree$42,353$45,792$41,250
Graduate Degree$45,425$46,205$42,311

$33,766

Average Earnings

$36,718

Average Male

$31,665

Average Female

Kailua Language

Kailua Language by Age

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Kailua Language

69.30% of Kailua residents speak only English, while 30.70% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 19.58% of the population.

Kailua Poverty

Kailua Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Islander2,98447916.05%
White3,95345011.38%
Multiple2,8482528.85%
Asian3,3502056.12%
Other953444.62%
Hispanic2,133301.41%

9.65%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.36%

Male Poverty Rate

11.07%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Kailua

The race most likely to be in poverty in Kailua is Islander, with 16.05% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Kailua is Hispanic, with 1.41% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.86%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.29%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.81%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School14.83%
Some College8.74%
High School7.50%
Bachelors or Greater7.26%
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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed27.27%
Female Unemployed10.27%
Male Employed5.00%
Female Employed4.70%

Kailua Income

Kailua Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$72,019$83,364
Families$73,099$89,276
Married Families$86,563-
Non Families$44,205$58,184
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Kailua Marital Status

Kailua Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

49.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.3%

Male Marriage Rate

52.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Kailua Married by Age and Sex

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Kailua Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Kailua Marital Status by Race

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Kailua Veterans

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901

Number of Veterans

851

Male Veterans

50

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam399
Second Gulf War172
First Gulf War95
Korea38
World War II15
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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74372
55 to 64255
35 to 54121
75+107
18 to 3446
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Name Veterans % of Total
White47911.03%
Asian2388.22%
2 or More955.27%
Hawaiian622.89%
Hispanic281.78%
Black2534.25%
Other20.31%

Kailua Veterans by Education

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9.45%

Veteran Poverty Rate

19.58%

Veteran Disability Rate

Kailua Employment Status

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66.8%

Labor Force Participation

64.9%

Employment Rate

2.8%

Unemployment Rate

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Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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47.33%

Born in Hawaii

78.65%

Native Born

21.35%

Foreign Born

12.73%

Non Citizen

8.62%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

78.65% of Kailua residents were born in the United States, with 47.33% having been born in Hawaii. 12.73% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202015,2680.00%
201915,2680.00%
201815,2681,1287.98%
201714,1405233.84%
201613,6179657.63%
201512,652-75-0.59%
201412,727-416-3.17%
201313,143-1,147-8.03%
201214,2908146.04%
201113,4761,50112.53%
201011,9752,1051.95%
20009,8707440.79%
19909,1264,3756.75%
19804,7510.00%