Poipu, Hawaii Population 2024

1,165

Poipu is a city located in Kauai County Hawaii. Poipu has a 2024 population of 1,165. Poipu is currently growing at a rate of 3.56% annually and its population has increased by 15.92% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,005 in 2020.

The average household income in Poipu is $232,264 with a poverty rate of 6.54%. The median age in Poipu is 62.2 years: 63.3 years for males, and 59.6 years for females.

Poipu Demographics

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

  • White: 68.39%
  • Two or more races: 14.93%
  • Asian: 11.24%
  • Other race: 3.96%
  • Native American: 0.65%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.65%
  • Black or African American: 0.18%
State
Hawaii
Land Area (mi²)
2.6 sq mi
Density (mi²)
449.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
15.92% (160)
The current population of Poipu, Hawaii is 1,165 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,005.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White74268.39%
Two or more races16214.93%
Asian12211.24%
Other race433.96%
Native American70.65%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander70.65%
Black or African American20.18%

White

Two or more races

Asian

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Black or African American

Poipu Population by Race

Poipu Population Pyramid 2024

Poipu Median Age

62.2

Total

63.3

Male

59.6

Female

Poipu Adults

There are 943 adults, (448 of whom are seniors) in Poipu.

Poipu Age Dependency

119.2

Age Dependency Ratio

90.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

28.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Poipu Sex Ratio

Female53549.31%
Male55050.69%

Poipu Population by Age

Poipu Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All5382.027426
Married3112.5485.914.1
Non Family2151.1555.344.7
Female94.331000
Male331000

2.57

Average Family Size

2.02

Average Household Size

74.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Poipu Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade212.31%
Associates Degree14115.49%
Bachelors Degree25828.35%
Graduate Degree19020.88%
High School Graduate12213.41%
Less Than 9th Grade80.88%
Some College17018.68%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Poipu Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Poipu Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White655626342
Asian11011031
2+ Races10610658
Hispanic868667
Other Race202015
Native American770
Islander770
Black222

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 100%.

Poipu Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$98,750$141,250$0
Graduate Degree$0$151,250$0
High School Graduate$50,938$62,031$28,750
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$57,202$93,125$33,750
Some College$43,068$75,313$32,439

$57,202

Average Earnings

$93,125

Average Male

$33,750

Average Female

Poipu Earnings by Educational Attainment

Poipu Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Poipu Language

88.07% of Poipu residents speak only English, while 11.93% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 8.33% of the population.

Poipu Language

Poipu Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White739466.22%
Hispanic1432517.48%
Multiple1622012.35%
Native7571.43%

6.54%

Overall Poverty Rate

2.91%

Male Poverty Rate

10.28%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Poipu

The race most likely to be in poverty in Poipu is Native, with 71.43% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Poipu is White, with 6.22% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.5%. Among those working part-time, it was 3.63%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 9.81%.

Poipu Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School7.38%
Some College4.18%
Bachelors or Greater3.13%
Less Than 9th Grade0%

Poipu Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed16.67%
Male Employed3.56%
Female Employed3.54%
Female Unemployed0%

Poipu Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Poipu Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$158,021$255,954
Households$134,028$232,264
Married Families$158,229$-999,999,999
Non Families$62,750$194,502

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Poipu Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

64.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

68.2%

Male Marriage Rate

61.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Poipu Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Poipu 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 45-54.

Poipu Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Poipu 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
Vietnam63
Korea7
First Gulf War4
Second Gulf War0
World War II0

Poipu Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+54
65 to 7445
35 to 544
18 to 340
55 to 640

Poipu Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White8412.65%
Asian1917.27%

Poipu Veterans by Race

Poipu Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

17.48%

Veteran Disability Rate

Poipu Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

53.1%

Labor Force Participation

51.8%

Employment Rate

2.3%

Unemployment Rate

Poipu Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Poipu Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Poipu 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

25.35%

Born in Poipu

86.54%

Native Born

13.46%

Foreign Born

7.83%

Non Citizen

5.62%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

86.54% of Poipu residents were born in the United States, with 25.35% having been born in Hawaii. 7.83% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Poipu Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20241,165403.56%
20231,125403.69%
20221,085777.64%
20211,00830.3%
20201,005121.21%
2019993-2-0.2%
2018995-73-6.84%
20171,068111.04%
20161,057151.44%
20151,042141.36%
20141,02810.1%
20131,027656.76%
2012962485.25%
2011914-65-6.64%
201097900%

Poipu Population by Year