Makawao, Hawaii Population 2024

7,704

Makawao is a city located in Maui County Hawaii. Makawao has a 2024 population of 7,704. Makawao is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has decreased by -3.57% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 7,989 in 2020.

The average household income in Makawao is $120,208 with a poverty rate of 8.59%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Makawao is 43.8 years, 42.3 years for males, and 45.8 years for females.

Makawao Demographics

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

  • White: 34.41%
  • Two or more races: 27.99%
  • Asian: 16.71%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 16.21%
  • Other race: 4.32%
  • Black or African American: 0.23%
  • Native American: 0.13%
State
Hawaii
Land Area (mi²)
3.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
2,172.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-3.57% (-285)
The current population of Makawao, Hawaii is 7,704 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 7,989.

Makawao, Hawaii Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White2,65134.41%
Two or more races2,15627.99%
Asian1,28716.71%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander1,24916.21%
Other race3334.32%
Black or African American180.23%
Native American100.13%
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Black or African American

Native American

Makawao Population by Race

Makawao Population Pyramid 2024

Makawao Median Age

43.8

Total

42.3

Male

45.8

Female

Makawao Adults

There are 6,078 adults, (1,495 of whom are seniors) in Makawao.

Makawao Age Dependency

68.1

Age Dependency Ratio

32.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Makawao Sex Ratio

Female3,91750.84%
Male3,78749.16%

Makawao Population by Age

Makawao Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,6682.8570.429.6
Married1,3693.1883.716.3
Non Family6361.1356.143.9
Female3554.3250.449.6
Male3083.2763.636.4
showing: 5 rows

3.19

Average Family Size

2.85

Average Household Size

70.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Makawao Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Makawao Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Makawao Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 44.33%.

Makawao Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$49,260

Average Earnings

$61,641

Average Male

$37,750

Average Female

Makawao Earnings by Educational Attainment

Makawao Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Makawao Language

91.62% of Makawao residents speak only English, while 8.38% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 6.32% of the population.

Makawao Language

Makawao Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White2,4512389.71%
Multiple2,1561647.61%
Asian1,28716312.67%
Hispanic1,307836.35%
Islander1,249826.57%
Native1010100%
Other33351.5%
showing: 7 rows

8.59%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.51%

Male Poverty Rate

7.71%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Makawao

The race most likely to be in poverty in Makawao is Native, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Makawao is Other, with 1.5% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was . Among those working part-time, it was 13.9%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.64%.

Makawao Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade23.74%
High School12.41%
Some College8.65%
Bachelors or Greater3.51%
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Makawao Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed26.67%
Male Employed5.25%
Female Employed1.58%
Male Unemployed
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Makawao Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Makawao Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Makawao Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

53.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.0%

Male Marriage Rate

50.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Makawao Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Makawao 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.

Makawao Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Makawao Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

466

Number of Veterans

416

Male Veterans

50

Female Veterans

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Makawao Veterans by War

count

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Makawao Veterans by Age

count

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Makawao Veterans by Race

Makawao Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

1.72%

Veteran Poverty Rate

53.43%

Veteran Disability Rate

Makawao Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

60.5%

Labor Force Participation

58.7%

Employment Rate

3%

Unemployment Rate

Makawao Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Makawao Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Makawao 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

62.16%

Born in Makawao

94.16%

Native Born

5.84%

Foreign Born

2.43%

Non Citizen

3.41%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.16% of Makawao residents were born in the United States, with 62.16% having been born in Hawaii. 2.43% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Makawao Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20247,704
20237,704
20227,704340.44%
20217,670-319-3.99%
20207,9896488.83%
20197,341-229-3.03%
20187,57073810.8%
20176,8324707.39%
20166,362-161-2.47%
20156,523-151-2.26%
20146,674490.74%
20136,625-532-7.43%
20127,157-488-6.38%
20117,6454616.42%
20107,184
20006,32792217.06%
19905,4052,50586.38%
19802,900-4,804-62.36%
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Makawao Population by Year