Paia, Hawaii Population 2024

2,137

Paia is a city located in Maui County Hawaii. Paia has a 2024 population of 2,137. Paia is currently declining at a rate of -1.7% annually and its population has decreased by -6.48% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,285 in 2020.

The average household income in Paia is $131,219 with a poverty rate of 8.59%. The median age in Paia is 42.3 years: 43.9 years for males, and 40 years for females.

Paia Demographics

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

  • White: 39.48%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 21.39%
  • Two or more races: 20.26%
  • Asian: 16.73%
  • Other race: 1.45%
  • Native American: 0.68%
  • Black or African American: 0%
State
Hawaii
Land Area (mi²)
6.1 sq mi
Density (mi²)
348.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-6.48% (-148)
The current population of Paia, Hawaii is 2,137 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,285.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White87339.48%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander47321.39%
Two or more races44820.26%
Asian37016.73%
Other race321.45%
Native American150.68%
Black or African American00%

White

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Two or more races

Asian

Other race

Native American

Black or African American

Paia Population by Race

Paia Population Pyramid 2024

Paia Median Age

42.3

Total

43.9

Male

40

Female

Paia Adults

There are 1,860 adults, (350 of whom are seniors) in Paia.

Paia Age Dependency

46.4

Age Dependency Ratio

23.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

23.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Paia Sex Ratio

Female1,01645.95%
Male1,19554.05%

Paia Population by Age

Paia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All8002.7463.836.3
Married3663.2583.916.1
Non Family2281.455050
Male1232.75248
Female834.1230.169.9

2.99

Average Family Size

2.74

Average Household Size

63.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Paia Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade1569.6%
Associates Degree1217.45%
Bachelors Degree44627.45%
Graduate Degree1237.57%
High School Graduate34321.11%
Less Than 9th Grade352.15%
Some College40124.68%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Paia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Paia Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White716696346
Islander32625632
Asian261226115
2+ Races24818751
Hispanic13310733
Other Race32270
Native American15150

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 48.32%.

Paia Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$45,577$43,359$62,596
Graduate Degree$185,714$0$0
High School Graduate$41,926$41,625$0
Less Than 9th Grade$43,632$44,038$32,440
Overall$43,510$44,326$40,852
Some College$33,938$51,042$2,499

$43,510

Average Earnings

$44,326

Average Male

$40,852

Average Female

Paia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Paia Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Paia Language

85.73% of Paia residents speak only English, while 14.27% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 7.84% of the population.

Paia Language

Paia Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Asian3708422.7%
White846536.26%
Other322268.75%
Hispanic2082210.58%
Multiple448194.24%
Islander473122.54%

8.59%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.04%

Male Poverty Rate

6.89%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Paia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Paia is Other, with 68.75% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Paia is Islander, with 2.54% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.16%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.56%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.74%.

Paia Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School11.66%
Less Than 9th Grade8.9%
Some College6.51%
Bachelors or Greater6.5%

Paia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed15.52%
Female Employed8.03%
Male Employed7.42%
Female Unemployed5.71%

Paia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Paia Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$122,821$132,189
Households$113,750$131,219
Married Families$124,212$-999,999,999
Non Families$60,530$101,714

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Paia Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

46.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.4%

Male Marriage Rate

53.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Paia Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Paia 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.

Paia Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Paia Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

103

Number of Veterans

103

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam71
Second Gulf War13
First Gulf War0
Korea0
World War II0

Paia Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 7450
75+34
18 to 3413
35 to 546
55 to 640

Paia Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White364.77%
Asian3410.46%
Islander204.95%
2+ Races133.94%
Hispanic86.02%

Paia Veterans by Race

Paia Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

4.85%

Veteran Poverty Rate

5.83%

Veteran Disability Rate

Paia Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

76%

Labor Force Participation

66.2%

Employment Rate

12.9%

Unemployment Rate

Paia Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Paia Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Paia 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

54.86%

Born in Paia

84.89%

Native Born

15.11%

Foreign Born

6.42%

Non Citizen

8.68%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

84.89% of Paia residents were born in the United States, with 54.86% having been born in Hawaii. 6.42% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Paia Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20242,137-37-1.7%
20232,174-37-1.67%
20222,211-199-8.26%
20212,4101255.47%
20202,285361.6%
20192,249-163-6.76%
20182,412-226-8.57%
20172,638903.53%
20162,548-13-0.51%
20152,561190.75%
20142,542712.87%
20132,471331.35%
20122,438-28-1.14%
20112,466-202-7.57%
20102,66800%

Paia Population by Year