Keaau, Hawaii Population 2024

1,300

Keaau is a city located in Hawaii County Hawaii. Keaau has a 2024 population of 1,300. Keaau is currently growing at a rate of 0.39% annually and its population has increased by 1.56% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,280 in 2020.

The average household income in Keaau is $81,508 with a poverty rate of 9.05%. The median age in Keaau is 45.2 years: 40.3 years for males, and 51.5 years for females.

Keaau Demographics

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

  • Asian: 49.61%
  • Two or more races: 36.82%
  • White: 6.9%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 6.28%
  • Other race: 0.39%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Native American: 0%
State
Hawaii
Land Area (mi²)
6.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
207.20/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
1.56% (20)
The current population of Keaau, Hawaii is 1,300 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,280.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Asian64049.61%
Two or more races47536.82%
White896.9%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander816.28%
Other race50.39%
Black or African American00%
Native American00%

Asian

Two or more races

White

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Black or African American

Native American

Keaau Population by Race

Keaau Population Pyramid 2024

Keaau Median Age

45.2

Total

40.3

Male

51.5

Female

Keaau Adults

There are 1,012 adults, (335 of whom are seniors) in Keaau.

Keaau Age Dependency

90.5

Age Dependency Ratio

49.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Keaau Sex Ratio

Female59446.05%
Male69653.95%

Keaau Population by Age

Keaau Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All4312.9665.734.3
Married1613.9382.617.4
Non Family159059.140.9
Female964.5246.953.1
Male153.4773.326.7

3.9

Average Family Size

2.96

Average Household Size

65.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Keaau Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade333.64%
Associates Degree11612.79%
Bachelors Degree14616.1%
Graduate Degree232.54%
High School Graduate40945.09%
Less Than 9th Grade465.07%
Some College13414.77%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Keaau Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Keaau Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
Asian51445188
2+ Races25523948
White787828
Islander51511
Hispanic343413
Other Race550

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 38.24%.

Keaau Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$45,104$36,250$46,094
Graduate Degree$125,000$0$0
High School Graduate$40,313$45,938$24,048
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$42,227$45,859$34,167
Some College$54,375$58,015$51,250

$42,227

Average Earnings

$45,859

Average Male

$34,167

Average Female

Keaau Earnings by Educational Attainment

Keaau Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Keaau Language

59% of Keaau residents speak only English, while 41% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 37.63% of the population.

Keaau Language

Keaau Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Asian638477.37%
Multiple475418.63%
White791924.05%
Hispanic661218.18%
Islander7645.26%

9.05%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.81%

Male Poverty Rate

10.49%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Keaau

The race most likely to be in poverty in Keaau is White, with 24.05% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Keaau is Islander, with 5.26% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0%. Among those working part-time, it was 2.4%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.38%.

Keaau Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School14.14%
Less Than 9th Grade13.92%
Some College8.03%
Bachelors or Greater6.55%

Keaau Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed1.17%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Employed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Keaau Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Keaau Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$83,214$98,846
Households$79,821$81,508
Married Families$84,886$-999,999,999
Non Families-$44,514

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Keaau Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

32.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

32.2%

Male Marriage Rate

32.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Keaau Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Keaau 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 45-54.

Keaau Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Keaau Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

57

Number of Veterans

55

Male Veterans

2

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam40
Second Gulf War6
First Gulf War3
Korea3
World War II0

Keaau Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+33
65 to 7416
35 to 546
55 to 642
18 to 340

Keaau Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White3337.08%
2+ Races155.08%
Asian91.6%
Hispanic36.12%

Keaau Veterans by Race

Keaau Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.84%

Veteran Disability Rate

Keaau Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

54%

Labor Force Participation

53.7%

Employment Rate

0.5%

Unemployment Rate

Keaau Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Keaau Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Keaau Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

62.09%

Born in Keaau

69.46%

Native Born

30.54%

Foreign Born

9.3%

Non Citizen

21.24%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

69.46% of Keaau residents were born in the United States, with 62.09% having been born in Hawaii. 9.3% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Keaau Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20241,30050.39%
20231,29550.39%
20221,2901028.59%
20211,188-92-7.19%
20201,280-1,333-51.01%
20192,6131204.81%
20182,493-134-5.1%
20172,627-45-1.68%
20162,67225710.64%
20152,415-126-4.96%
20142,541-9-0.35%
20132,5501074.38%
20122,443251.03%
20112,4181657.32%
20102,25300%

Keaau Population by Year