Wailua Homesteads, Hawaii Population 2024

7,189

Wailua Homesteads is a city located in Kauai County Hawaii. Wailua Homesteads has a 2024 population of 7,189. Wailua Homesteads is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has increased by 14.09% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,301 in 2020.

The average household income in Wailua Homesteads is $142,489 with a poverty rate of 5%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Wailua Homesteads is 44.9 years, 45.9 years for males, and 42.8 years for females.

Wailua Homesteads Demographics

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

  • White: 47.07%
  • Two or more races: 34.36%
  • Asian: 12.31%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 4.37%
  • Other race: 1.7%
  • Black or African American: 0.1%
  • Native American: 0.1%
State
Hawaii
Land Area (mi²)
7.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
984.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
14.09% (888)
The current population of Wailua Homesteads, Hawaii is 7,189 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 6,301.

Wailua Homesteads, Hawaii Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White3,38447.07%
Two or more races2,47034.36%
Asian88512.31%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander3144.37%
Other race1221.7%
Black or African American70.1%
Native American70.1%
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White

Two or more races

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Black or African American

Native American

Wailua Homesteads Population by Race

Wailua Homesteads Population Pyramid 2024

Wailua Homesteads Median Age

44.9

Total

45.9

Male

42.8

Female

Wailua Homesteads Adults

There are 5,557 adults, (1,590 of whom are seniors) in Wailua Homesteads.

Wailua Homesteads Age Dependency

81.2

Age Dependency Ratio

40.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Wailua Homesteads Sex Ratio

Female3,70151.48%
Male3,48848.52%

Wailua Homesteads Population by Age

Wailua Homesteads Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,3243.0879.320.7
Married1,1713.4690.39.7
Non Family8561.8865.934.1
Male1995.684.915.1
Female983.7753.146.9
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3.56

Average Family Size

3.08

Average Household Size

79.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Wailua Homesteads 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

Wailua Homesteads Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Wailua Homesteads 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 100%.

Wailua Homesteads Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$46,775

Average Earnings

$64,052

Average Male

$32,181

Average Female

Wailua Homesteads Earnings by Educational Attainment

Wailua Homesteads Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Wailua Homesteads Language

92.75% of Wailua Homesteads residents speak only English, while 7.25% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 4.54% of the population.

Wailua Homesteads Language

Wailua Homesteads Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White3,3292136.4%
Islander3148727.71%
Asian885161.81%
Other1221411.48%
Hispanic593142.36%
Multiple2,421130.54%
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5%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.81%

Male Poverty Rate

3.28%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wailua Homesteads

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wailua Homesteads is Islander, with 27.71% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wailua Homesteads is Multiple, with 0.54% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.41%. Among those working part-time, it was 4.51%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.44%.

Wailua Homesteads Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Bachelors or Greater9.32%
Some College5.56%
High School4.27%
Less Than 9th Grade
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Wailua Homesteads Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed10%
Female Employed1.25%
Male Employed0.69%
Female Unemployed
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Wailua Homesteads Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Wailua Homesteads Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Wailua Homesteads Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

46.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.9%

Male Marriage Rate

45.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Wailua Homesteads Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Wailua Homesteads 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.

Wailua Homesteads Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Wailua Homesteads Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

535

Number of Veterans

522

Male Veterans

13

Female Veterans

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Wailua Homesteads Veterans by War

count

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Wailua Homesteads Veterans by Age

count

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Wailua Homesteads Veterans by Race

Wailua Homesteads Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

24.86%

Veteran Poverty Rate

17.2%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wailua Homesteads Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

63.9%

Labor Force Participation

61.4%

Employment Rate

3.9%

Unemployment Rate

Wailua Homesteads Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Wailua Homesteads Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Wailua Homesteads 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

47.34%

Born in Wailua Homesteads

93.18%

Native Born

6.82%

Foreign Born

3.13%

Non Citizen

3.69%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.18% of Wailua Homesteads residents were born in the United States, with 47.34% having been born in Hawaii. 3.13% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Wailua Homesteads Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20247,189
20237,189
20227,1895558.37%
20216,6343335.28%
20206,3011843.01%
20196,1172173.68%
20185,900-312-5.02%
20176,2122253.76%
20165,9873426.06%
20155,6451242.25%
20145,52161912.63%
20134,9021583.33%
20124,744-118-2.43%
20114,862-326-6.28%
20105,188
20004,567-2,622-36.47%
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Wailua Homesteads Population by Year