Lihue, Hawaii Population 2020

7,381
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Lihue is a city located in Hawaii. Lihue has a 2020 population of 7,381. Lihue is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 14.35% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,455 in 2010. Lihue reached it's highest population of 7,489 in 2012.

The average household income in Lihue is $89,939 with a poverty rate of 4.74%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,206 per month, and the median house value is $583,300. The median age in Lihue is 45.4 years, 45.7 years for males, and 45.2 years for females. For every 100 females there are 103.0 males.

Lihue Demographics

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

  • Asian: 44.63%
  • Two or more races: 25.04%
  • White: 24.31%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 3.56%
  • Black or African American: 1.88%
  • Native American: 0.58%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Lihue, Hawaii is 7,381, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 7,381.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 6,455.

Lihue, Hawaii Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Asian3,29444.63%
Two or More Races1,84825.04%
White1,79424.31%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander2633.56%
Black or African American1391.88%
American Indian and Alaska Native430.58%
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Lihue Population Pyramid 2020

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Lihue Median Age

45.4


Total

45.7


Male

45.2


Female

Lihue Adults

There are 5,717 adults, (1,274 of whom are seniors) in Lihue.

Lihue Age Dependency

66.1

Age Dependency Ratio

28.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Lihue Sex Ratio

Female

3,636

49.26%

Male

3,745

50.74%

Lihue Households and Families

Lihue Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Lihue Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family71.6%28.4%
Married66.7%33.3%
All62.5%37.5%
Female57.1%42.9%
Male27.6%72.4%

62.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,3653.0862.5
Married1,0343.7466.7
Non Family8411.4371.6
Male3224.8527.6
Female1683.8657.1

3.73

Average Family Size

3.08

Average Household Size

10%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

2.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Lihue Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3115.83%
9th to 12th Grade2123.98%
High School Graduate1,92036.02%
Some College91817.22%
Associates Degree5169.68%
Bachelors Degree1,01819.10%
Graduate Degree4368.18%
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Lihue Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
Asian2,7472,403843
White1,3601,283413
Multiple Races860786134
Hispanic32824818
Black10588
Islander10110126
Native American433232

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 74.42%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,896$34,918$31,993
Less Than High School$18,860$15,625$30,990
High School Grad$29,328$30,833$28,995
Some College$37,250$52,351$31,118
Bachelors Degree$51,329$47,375$
Graduate Degree$53,182$80,217$41,250

$32,896

Average Earnings

$34,918

Average Male

$31,993

Average Female

Lihue Language

Lihue Language by Age

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Lihue Language

75.47% of Lihue residents speak only English, while 24.53% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 20.22% of the population.

Lihue Poverty

Lihue Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,66818411.03%
Asian3,287601.83%
Multiple1,826563.07%
Hispanic638223.45%
Native431125.58%
Islander263103.80%
Black13975.04%

4.74%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.91%

Male Poverty Rate

3.55%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lihue

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lihue is Native, with 25.58% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lihue is Asian, with 1.83% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.51%. Among those working part-time, it was 3.77%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.00%.

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Name Poverty
Some College10.02%
High School7.53%
Less Than High School6.31%
Bachelors or Greater0.48%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed16.53%
Male Employed3.36%
Female Employed0.00%

Lihue Income

Lihue Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$72,179$89,939
Families$88,702$102,632
Married Families$118,103-
Non Families$42,426$56,372
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Lihue Marital Status

Lihue Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

45.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.7%

Male Marriage Rate

43.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Lihue Married by Age and Sex

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Lihue Marriage

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

Lihue Marital Status by Race

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Lihue Veterans

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366

Number of Veterans

351

Male Veterans

15

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam142
First Gulf War28
Second Gulf War26
Korea18
World War II
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Age Group Veterans
75+118
35 to 5494
65 to 7465
55 to 6465
18 to 3424
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Name Veterans % of Total
2 or More13211.97%
Asian1143.98%
White1046.94%
Hispanic369.42%
Black1622.86%

Lihue Veterans by Education

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22.93%

Veteran Poverty Rate

15.47%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lihue Employment Status

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69.3%

Labor Force Participation

66.6%

Employment Rate

3%

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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53.14%

Born in Hawaii

78.50%

Native Born

21.50%

Foreign Born

9.20%

Non Citizen

12.30%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

78.50% of Lihue residents were born in the United States, with 53.14% having been born in Hawaii. 9.20% 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
20207,3810.00%
20197,3810.00%
20187,3813174.49%
20177,064-132-1.83%
20167,196-164-2.23%
20157,3604055.82%
20146,9551912.82%
20136,764-725-9.68%
20127,4894065.73%
20117,0836289.73%
20106,4557811.30%
20005,6741380.25%
19905,5361,5363.30%
19804,0008762.50%
19703,124-784-2.21%
19603,908380.10%
19503,870-384-0.94%
19404,2540.00%