Lawai, Hawaii Population 2020

2,211
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Lawai is a city located in Hawaii. Lawai has a 2020 population of 2,211. Lawai is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has decreased by -6.43% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,363 in 2010. Lawai reached it's highest population of 2,363 in 2010.

The average household income in Lawai is $90,267 with a poverty rate of 8.93%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,574 per month, and the median house value is $557,700. The median age in Lawai is 41.8 years, 41.7 years for males, and 42.1 years for females. For every 100 females there are 114.0 males.

Lawai Demographics

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

  • White: 44.10%
  • Asian: 25.69%
  • Two or more races: 22.57%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 6.20%
  • Other race: 1.00%
  • Native American: 0.45%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
The current population of Lawai, Hawaii is 2,211, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,211.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,363.

Lawai, Hawaii Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White97544.10%
Asian56825.69%
Two or More Races49922.57%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1376.20%
Some Other Race221.00%
American Indian and Alaska Native100.45%
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Lawai Population Pyramid 2020

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Lawai Median Age

41.8


Total

41.7


Male

42.1


Female

Lawai Adults

There are 1,719 adults, (487 of whom are seniors) in Lawai.

Lawai Age Dependency

79.5

Age Dependency Ratio

39.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Lawai Sex Ratio

Female

1,033

46.72%

Male

1,178

53.28%

Lawai Households and Families

Lawai Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Lawai Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married73.4%26.6%
All71.3%28.7%
Male70.9%29.1%
Non Family69%31%
Female67.8%32.2%

71.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8092.7371.3
Married4183.4173.4
Non Family2771.469
Female593.6467.8
Male553.2270.9

3.25

Average Family Size

2.73

Average Household Size

11.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Lawai Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade60.38%
9th to 12th Grade211.34%
High School Graduate38824.76%
Some College27417.49%
Associates Degree31420.04%
Bachelors Degree36423.23%
Graduate Degree20012.76%
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Lawai Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White662653290
Asian448446168
Multiple Races20919952
Hispanic16716130
Islander979724
Other Race2222
Native American101010

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 native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,707$41,612$33,777
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$29,479$35,625$22,250
Some College$40,694$44,583$33,889
Bachelors Degree$45,938$38,646$55,000
Graduate Degree$34,773$56,071$34,091

$36,707

Average Earnings

$41,612

Average Male

$33,777

Average Female

Lawai Language

Lawai Language by Age

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Lawai Language

91.78% of Lawai residents speak only English, while 8.22% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 4.91% of the population.

Lawai Poverty

Lawai Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Multiple4998316.63%
White737658.82%
Asian553274.88%
Hispanic350174.86%
Other221777.27%
Islander13742.92%

8.93%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.51%

Male Poverty Rate

8.25%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lawai

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lawai is Other, with 77.27% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lawai is Islander, with 2.92% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.56%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.23%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.40%.

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Name Poverty
High School22.42%
Bachelors or Greater5.85%
Some College3.91%
Less Than High School0.00%
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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed40.48%
Female Employed6.64%
Male Employed5.97%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Lawai Income

Lawai Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$74,979$90,267
Families$77,143$100,074
Married Families$82,941-
Non Families$73,375$66,941
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Lawai Marital Status

Lawai Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

51.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.0%

Male Marriage Rate

52.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Lawai Married by Age and Sex

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Lawai 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 55-64.

Lawai Marital Status by Race

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Lawai Veterans

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142

Number of Veterans

142

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam81
First Gulf War12
Korea6
Second Gulf War5
World War II
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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7488
75+25
55 to 6417
35 to 5412
18 to 34
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Name Veterans % of Total
White708.83%
Asian4910.23%
2 or More237.96%
Hispanic83.90%

Lawai Veterans by Education

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7.75%

Veteran Poverty Rate

19.01%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lawai Employment Status

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64%

Labor Force Participation

60.8%

Employment Rate

4.2%

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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63.32%

Born in Hawaii

94.48%

Native Born

5.52%

Foreign Born

1.31%

Non Citizen

4.21%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.48% of Lawai residents were born in the United States, with 63.32% having been born in Hawaii. 1.31% 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
20202,2110.00%
20192,2110.00%
20182,21122611.39%
20171,985-167-7.76%
20162,152-101-4.48%
20152,253441.99%
20142,209321.47%
20132,177813.86%
20122,0961236.23%
20111,973-390-16.50%
20102,3630.00%