Kailua, Hawaii Population 2020

36,662

Kailua is a city located in Honolulu County, Hawaii. Kailua has a 2020 population of 36,662. Kailua is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has decreased by -5.11% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 38,635 in 2010. Kailua reached it's highest population of 39,803 in 2013.

The average household income in Kailua is $142,323 with a poverty rate of 5.22%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $2,447 per month, and the median house value is $938,200. The median age in Kailua is 42.3 years, 40.4 years for males, and 44.2 years for females. For every 100 females there are 97.4 males.

Kailua Hi Demographics

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

  • White: 47.35%
  • Two or more races: 27.95%
  • Asian: 18.25%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 4.79%
  • Black or African American: 0.90%
  • Other race: 0.59%
  • Native American: 0.16%
The current population of Kailua, Hawaii is 36,662, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 36,662. The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 38,635.

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White17,36147.35%
Two or More Races10,24827.95%
Asian6,69018.25%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1,7554.79%
Black or African American3300.90%
Some Other Race2180.59%
American Indian and Alaska Native600.16%

Kailua Hi Population Pyramid 2020

Kailua Hi Median Age

42.3


Total

40.4


Male

44.2


Female

Kailua Hi Adults

There are 29,464 adults, (7,302 of whom are seniors) in Kailua Hi.

Kailua Hi Age Dependency

65.4

Age Dependency Ratio

32.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Kailua Hi Sex Ratio

Female

18,575

50.67%

Male

18,087

49.33%

Kailua Hi Households and Families

Kailua Hi Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Kailua Hi Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married78%22%
Male77.9%22.1%
All70.7%29.3%
Female69.1%30.9%
Non Family54.4%45.6%

70.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All12,4362.9370.7
Married7,2123.3878
Non Family3,2831.4354.4
Female1,4743.7669.1
Male4673.9277.9

3.29

Average Family Size

2.93

Average Household Size

4.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Kailua Hi Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3321.24%
9th to 12th Grade7102.65%
High School Graduate5,46520.42%
Some College5,11819.13%
Associates Degree2,0797.77%
Bachelors Degree7,32927.39%
Graduate Degree5,72721.40%

Kailua Hi Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White12,64112,3627,784
Asian5,8925,5152,679
Multiple Races5,8315,5571,973
Hispanic1,5901,471582
Islander1,3051,253212
Black24523589
Other Race16614848
Native American43432

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 61.58%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$50,419$61,934$40,805
Less Than High School$25,372$27,750$18,358
High School Grad$32,386$38,733$28,843
Some College$40,114$47,733$32,039
Bachelors Degree$64,139$80,571$53,418
Graduate Degree$81,424$106,667$62,589

$50,419

Average Earnings

$61,934

Average Male

$40,805

Average Female

Kailua Hi Language

Kailua Hi Language by Age

Kailua Hi Language

87.92% of Kailua Hi residents speak only English, while 12.08% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 7.38% of the population.

Kailua Hi Poverty

Kailua Hi Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White16,1629665.98%
Multiple10,1393393.34%
Asian6,6552463.70%
Hispanic2,9881806.02%
Islander1,7481699.67%
Other2176228.57%
Black324164.94%

5.22%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.04%

Male Poverty Rate

5.38%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Kailua Hi

The race most likely to be in poverty in Kailua Hi is Other, with 28.57% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Kailua Hi is Multiple, with 3.34% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.95%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.43%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 9.88%.

Name Poverty
High School10.15%
Less Than High School10.11%
Some College4.48%
Bachelors or Greater2.60%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed19.21%
Female Unemployed15.86%
Female Employed3.00%
Male Employed2.16%

Kailua Hi Income

Kailua Hi Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$112,797$142,323
Families$126,430$160,067
Married Families$140,629-
Non Families$58,976$79,232

Kailua Hi Marital Status

Kailua Hi Marital Status

Marriage Rates

54.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.9%

Male Marriage Rate

53.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Kailua Hi Married by Age and Sex

Kailua Hi Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Kailua Hi Marital Status by Race

Kailua Hi Veterans

3,524

Number of Veterans

3,077

Male Veterans

447

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,265
Second Gulf War1,213
First Gulf War906
Korea242
World War II182
Name Veterans % of Total
White1,99814.95%
Asian66411.08%
2 or More5888.64%
Hispanic18910.61%
Hawaiian1409.14%
Black11440.43%
Other2010.99%

$Kailua Hi Veterans by Education

4.30%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.84%

Veteran Disability Rate

Kailua Hi Employment Status

65.9%

Labor Force Participation

59%

Employment Rate

4.5%

Unemployment Rate

Kailua Hi Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

47.80%

Born in Hawaii

91.12%

Native Born

8.88%

Foreign Born

2.56%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

91.12% of Kailua Hi residents were born in the United States, with 47.80% having been born in Hawaii. 2.56% 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
202036,6620.00%
201936,6620.00%
201836,662-1,426-3.74%
201738,088-426-1.11%
201638,514-208-0.54%
201538,722-631-1.60%
201439,353-450-1.13%
201339,8031100.28%
201239,6936431.65%
201139,0504151.07%
201038,6352,1220.57%
200036,513-305-0.08%
199036,8181,0060.28%
198035,8122,0290.58%
197033,7838,1612.80%
196025,62217,90712.75%
19507,7150.00%