Makawao, Hawaii Population 2020

7,570
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Makawao is a city located in Hawaii. Makawao has a 2020 population of 7,570. Makawao is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 5.37% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 7,184 in 2010. Makawao reached it's highest population of 7,645 in 2011.

The average household income in Makawao is $89,184 with a poverty rate of 11.63%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,340 per month, and the median house value is $594,400. The median age in Makawao is 41.2 years, 38 years for males, and 43.2 years for females. For every 100 females there are 101.2 males.

Makawao Demographics

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

  • White: 36.37%
  • Two or more races: 28.36%
  • Asian: 20.78%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 10.78%
  • Other race: 3.42%
  • Black or African American: 0.29%
  • Native American: 0.00%
The current population of Makawao, Hawaii is 7,570, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 7,570.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 7,184.

Makawao, Hawaii Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,75336.37%
Two or More Races2,14728.36%
Asian1,57320.78%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander81610.78%
Some Other Race2593.42%
Black or African American220.29%
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Makawao Population Pyramid 2020

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Makawao Median Age

41.2


Total

38


Male

43.2


Female

Makawao Adults

There are 5,873 adults, (1,076 of whom are seniors) in Makawao.

Makawao Age Dependency

57.8

Age Dependency Ratio

22.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Makawao Sex Ratio

Female

3,762

49.70%

Male

3,808

50.30%

Makawao Households and Families

Makawao Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Makawao Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married75.7%24.3%
All63.2%36.8%
Male61.1%38.9%
Non Family51.2%48.8%
Female42.5%57.5%

63.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,5822.8863.2
Married1,3103.3275.7
Non Family5721.1951.2
Female4353.5542.5
Male2653.2261.1

3.21

Average Family Size

2.88

Average Household Size

5.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Makawao Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade841.57%
9th to 12th Grade1723.21%
High School Graduate1,72532.21%
Some College1,39726.08%
Associates Degree59611.13%
Bachelors Degree1,05419.68%
Graduate Degree3286.12%
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Makawao Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White2,1042,060752
Multiple Races1,2461,176225
Asian1,2131,093278
Islander47147152
Hispanic46141893
Other Race16815757
Black99

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 35.74%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$39,913$50,714$30,831
Less Than High School$$53,367$22,936
High School Grad$38,565$50,702$31,318
Some College$33,600$41,815$26,494
Bachelors Degree$53,201$53,792$51,974
Graduate Degree$51,389$63,864$38,214

$39,913

Average Earnings

$50,714

Average Male

$30,831

Average Female

Makawao Language

Makawao Language by Age

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Makawao Language

84.83% of Makawao residents speak only English, while 15.17% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 12.43% of the population.

Makawao Poverty

Makawao Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,5732539.83%
Multiple2,12621510.11%
Asian1,57321113.41%
Hispanic65715523.59%
Islander7959812.33%
Other2385623.53%

11.63%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.23%

Male Poverty Rate

12.03%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Makawao

The race most likely to be in poverty in Makawao is Hispanic, with 23.59% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Makawao is White, with 9.83% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.67%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.62%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.42%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School32.03%
High School9.10%
Some College7.48%
Bachelors or Greater4.92%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed100.00%
Female Employed6.19%
Male Employed2.36%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Makawao Income

Makawao Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$79,352$89,184
Families$88,426$96,867
Married Families$102,660-
Non Families$41,351$48,892
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Makawao Marital Status

Makawao Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

52.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.9%

Male Marriage Rate

48.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Makawao Married by Age and Sex

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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

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Makawao Veterans

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482

Number of Veterans

442

Male Veterans

40

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam229
First Gulf War129
Second Gulf War128
Korea12
World War II
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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74132
35 to 54122
55 to 64115
75+84
18 to 3429
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Name Veterans % of Total
2 or More16912.01%
White1676.94%
Asian584.57%
Hawaiian559.21%
Hispanic5411.71%
Other3318.33%

Makawao Veterans by Education

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5.39%

Veteran Poverty Rate

19.29%

Veteran Disability Rate

Makawao Employment Status

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70.4%

Labor Force Participation

68.5%

Employment Rate

2.7%

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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59.87%

Born in Hawaii

88.81%

Native Born

11.19%

Foreign Born

5.43%

Non Citizen

5.76%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

88.81% of Makawao residents were born in the United States, with 59.87% having been born in Hawaii. 5.43% 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
20207,5700.00%
20197,5700.00%
20187,57073810.80%
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%
20107,1848571.28%
20006,3279221.59%
19905,4052,5056.42%
19802,9000.00%