Puako, Hawaii Population 2024

294

Puako is a city located in Hawaii County Hawaii. Puako has a 2024 population of 294. Puako is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has increased by 17.6% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 250 in 2020.

The average household income in Puako is $196,264 with a poverty rate of 8.16%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Puako is 63.4 years, 63.6 years for males, and 63.3 years for females.

Puako Demographics

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

  • White: 71.77%
  • Two or more races: 14.63%
  • Asian: 11.56%
  • Other race: 1.36%
  • Native American: 0.34%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.34%
  • Black or African American:
State
Hawaii
Land Area (mi²)
10.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
28.50/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
17.6% (44)
The current population of Puako, Hawaii is 294 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 250.

Puako, Hawaii Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White21171.77%
Two or more races4314.63%
Asian3411.56%
Other race41.36%
Native American10.34%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander10.34%
Black or African American
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White

Two or more races

Asian

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Black or African American

Puako Population by Race

Puako Population Pyramid 2024

Puako Median Age

63.4

Total

63.6

Male

63.3

Female

Puako Adults

There are 271 adults, (136 of whom are seniors) in Puako.

Puako Age Dependency

117.8

Age Dependency Ratio

100.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

17

Child Dependency Ratio

Puako Sex Ratio

Female15552.72%
Male13947.28%

Puako Population by Age

Puako Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1481.9973.626.4
Non Family771.3855.844.2
Married662.591000
Female53.40100
Male000
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2.63

Average Family Size

1.99

Average Household Size

73.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Puako 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

Puako Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Puako Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

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

Puako Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$52,917

Average Earnings

$54,167

Average Male

$

Average Female

Puako Earnings by Educational Attainment

Puako Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Puako Language

86.73% of Puako residents speak only English, while 13.27% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.78% of the population.

Puako Language

Puako Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White2042411.76%
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8.16%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.19%

Male Poverty Rate

9.03%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Puako

The race most likely to be in poverty in Puako is White, with 11.76% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Puako is White, with 11.76% 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 , and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.07%.

Puako Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Some College10.39%
High School7.14%
Bachelors or Greater3.5%
Less Than 9th Grade
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Puako Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed
Male Unemployed
Female Employed
Female Unemployed
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Puako Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Puako Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Puako Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

49.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.3%

Male Marriage Rate

44.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Puako Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Puako 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.

Puako Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Puako Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

32

Number of Veterans

32

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Puako Veterans by War

count

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Puako Veterans by Age

count

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Puako Veterans by Race

Puako Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

21.88%

Veteran Disability Rate

Puako Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

33.7%

Labor Force Participation

30.5%

Employment Rate

9.6%

Unemployment Rate

Puako Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Puako Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Puako 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

20.75%

Born in Puako

93.54%

Native Born

6.46%

Foreign Born

1.02%

Non Citizen

5.44%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.54% of Puako residents were born in the United States, with 20.75% having been born in Hawaii. 1.02% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Puako Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2024294
2023294
2022294259.29%
2021269197.6%
2020250-658-72.47%
2019908242.71%
2018884151.73%
2017869749.31%
2016795547.29%
2015741172.35%
201472412320.47%
2013601-83-12.13%
2012684-99-12.64%
2011783111.42%
2010772
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Puako Population by Year