Waianae, Hawaii Population 2024

13,749

Waianae is a city located in Honolulu County Hawaii. Waianae has a 2024 population of 13,749. Waianae is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has increased by 4.22% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 13,192 in 2020.

The average household income in Waianae is $99,231 with a poverty rate of 18.43%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Waianae is 34.8 years, 33.8 years for males, and 35.1 years for females.

Waianae Demographics

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

  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 44.93%
  • Two or more races: 34.85%
  • Asian: 9.79%
  • White: 8.64%
  • Black or African American: 1.06%
  • Other race: 0.6%
  • Native American: 0.12%
State
Hawaii
Land Area (mi²)
5.4 sq mi
Density (mi²)
2,565.90/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
4.22% (557)
The current population of Waianae, Hawaii is 13,749 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 13,192.

Waianae, Hawaii Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander6,17844.93%
Two or more races4,79234.85%
Asian1,3469.79%
White1,1888.64%
Black or African American1461.06%
Other race820.6%
Native American170.12%
showing: 7 rows

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Two or more races

Asian

White

Black or African American

Other race

Native American

Waianae Population by Race

Waianae Population Pyramid 2024

Waianae Median Age

34.8

Total

33.8

Male

35.1

Female

Waianae Adults

There are 9,580 adults, (1,864 of whom are seniors) in Waianae.

Waianae Age Dependency

78.2

Age Dependency Ratio

24.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

54

Child Dependency Ratio

Waianae Sex Ratio

Female6,86249.91%
Male6,88750.09%

Waianae Population by Age

Waianae Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3,5103.8264.435.6
Married1,9474.379.920.1
Non Family6691.2143.856.2
Female6604.7642.157.9
Male2344.6957.342.7
showing: 5 rows

4.26

Average Family Size

3.82

Average Household Size

64.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Waianae 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

Waianae Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Waianae 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 black people with a rate of 49.61%.

Waianae Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$40,522

Average Earnings

$46,832

Average Male

$33,408

Average Female

Waianae Earnings by Educational Attainment

Waianae Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Waianae Language

80.49% of Waianae residents speak only English, while 19.51% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 17.39% of the population.

Waianae Language

Waianae Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Islander6,1671,32021.4%
Multiple4,77996220.13%
Hispanic2,55047218.51%
White93210411.16%
Asian1,346503.71%
Native171588.24%
Black1461510.27%
Other8244.88%
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18.43%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.35%

Male Poverty Rate

19.51%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Waianae

The race most likely to be in poverty in Waianae is Native, with 88.24% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Waianae is Asian, with 3.71% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.29%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.94%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25%.

Waianae Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade24.8%
High School14.58%
Some College13.43%
Bachelors or Greater4.02%
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Waianae Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed45.8%
Female Unemployed45.67%
Female Employed7.56%
Male Employed5.12%
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Waianae Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Waianae Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Waianae Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

51.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.6%

Male Marriage Rate

49.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Waianae Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Waianae 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.

Waianae Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Waianae Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

860

Number of Veterans

817

Male Veterans

43

Female Veterans

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Waianae Veterans by War

count

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Waianae Veterans by Age

count

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Waianae Veterans by Race

Waianae Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

4.07%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.86%

Veteran Disability Rate

Waianae Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

60.7%

Labor Force Participation

54%

Employment Rate

9.7%

Unemployment Rate

Waianae Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Waianae Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Waianae 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

83.65%

Born in Waianae

93.61%

Native Born

6.39%

Foreign Born

3.98%

Non Citizen

2.41%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.61% of Waianae residents were born in the United States, with 83.65% having been born in Hawaii. 3.98% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Waianae Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202413,749
202313,749
202213,749-403-2.85%
202114,1529607.28%
202013,192-417-3.06%
201913,609-445-3.17%
201814,0544183.07%
201713,6362101.56%
201613,426-206-1.51%
201513,6329387.39%
201412,694140.11%
201312,6806285.21%
201212,052-315-2.55%
201112,367-810-6.15%
201013,177
200010,5061,74819.96%
19908,75881710.29%
19807,9414,639140.49%
19703,302-3,542-51.75%
19606,844-6,905-50.22%
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Waianae Population by Year