Wailuku, Hawaii Population 2020

17,354
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Wailuku is a city located in Hawaii. Wailuku has a 2020 population of 17,354. Wailuku is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 13.33% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 15,313 in 2010. Wailuku reached it's highest population of 17,354 in 2018.

The average household income in Wailuku is $91,229 with a poverty rate of 12.41%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,218 per month, and the median house value is $549,600. The median age in Wailuku is 39.3 years, 38.9 years for males, and 39.6 years for females. For every 100 females there are 92.4 males.

Wailuku Demographics

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

  • Asian: 29.15%
  • Two or more races: 27.04%
  • White: 26.41%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 15.74%
  • Other race: 0.97%
  • Black or African American: 0.55%
  • Native American: 0.14%
The current population of Wailuku, Hawaii is 17,354, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 17,354.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 15,313.

Wailuku, Hawaii Population 2020

2019 and 2020 population is estimated by projecting the raw 2018 numbers.

Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2020168,9038040.48%
2019168,0998040.48%
2018167,2958040.48%
2017166,4917790.47%
2016165,7121,5820.95%
2015164,1309770.60%
2014163,1532,0481.26%
2013161,1052,1281.32%
2012158,9771,9761.24%
2011157,0011,9051.21%
2010155,0960.00%

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Asian5,05929.15%
Two or More Races4,69327.04%
White4,58426.41%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander2,73115.74%
Some Other Race1680.97%
Black or African American950.55%
American Indian and Alaska Native240.14%
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Wailuku Population Pyramid 2020

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Wailuku Median Age

39.3


Total

38.9


Male

39.6


Female

Wailuku Adults

There are 13,272 adults, (2,846 of whom are seniors) in Wailuku.

Wailuku Age Dependency

66.4

Age Dependency Ratio

27.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Wailuku Sex Ratio

Female

9,018

51.96%

Male

8,336

48.04%

Wailuku Households and Families

Wailuku Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Wailuku Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married70.5%29.5%
All58.2%41.8%
Non Family49.6%50.4%
Male43.8%56.2%
Female35.8%64.2%

58.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,1472.858.2
Married3,1253.5270.5
Non Family1,9081.1949.6
Female7603.0435.8
Male3544.6843.8

3.31

Average Family Size

2.8

Average Household Size

7.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Wailuku Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2512.11%
9th to 12th Grade5754.84%
High School Graduate3,18926.83%
Some College3,17526.71%
Associates Degree1,56113.13%
Bachelors Degree1,97116.58%
Graduate Degree1,1659.80%
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Wailuku Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
Asian4,1003,7281,117
White2,9942,9281,288
Multiple Races2,1682,046369
Islander1,7111,512251
Hispanic1,2161,138128
Other Race124589
Black696811
Native American242423

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 95.83%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$41,722$47,773$37,120
Less Than High School$29,362$30,129$
High School Grad$31,926$35,861$29,349
Some College$42,691$48,655$37,723
Bachelors Degree$52,750$80,714$49,306
Graduate Degree$62,000$62,000$57,500

$41,722

Average Earnings

$47,773

Average Male

$37,120

Average Female

Wailuku Language

Wailuku Language by Age

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Wailuku Language

79.10% of Wailuku residents speak only English, while 20.90% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 16.14% of the population.

Wailuku Poverty

Wailuku Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Islander2,63860022.74%
Multiple4,58257212.48%
White3,33353215.96%
Asian5,0332745.44%
Hispanic2,26727212.00%
Other1632213.50%
Black8988.99%
Native2414.17%

12.41%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.25%

Male Poverty Rate

12.56%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wailuku

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wailuku is Islander, with 22.74% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wailuku is Native, with 4.17% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.94%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.27%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.27%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School23.95%
High School19.49%
Some College8.91%
Bachelors or Greater3.85%
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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed38.25%
Female Unemployed20.56%
Male Employed5.37%
Female Employed4.49%

Wailuku Income

Wailuku Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$71,768$91,229
Families$85,140$100,643
Married Families$91,490-
Non Families$40,860$63,203
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Wailuku Marital Status

Wailuku Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

49.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.5%

Male Marriage Rate

47.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Wailuku Married by Age and Sex

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Wailuku Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Wailuku Marital Status by Race

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Wailuku Veterans

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1,248

Number of Veterans

1,167

Male Veterans

81

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam508
First Gulf War237
Second Gulf War230
Korea59
World War II7
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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74479
35 to 54272
55 to 64258
75+150
18 to 3489
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Name Veterans % of Total
White52013.44%
2 or More29110.75%
Asian2776.22%
Hawaiian995.00%
Hispanic956.70%
Indian2395.83%
Other2116.94%
Black1718.09%

Wailuku Veterans by Education

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5.71%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.42%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wailuku Employment Status

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69%

Labor Force Participation

64%

Employment Rate

7%

Unemployment Rate

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Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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62.94%

Born in Hawaii

87.03%

Native Born

12.97%

Foreign Born

4.62%

Non Citizen

8.35%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

87.03% of Wailuku residents were born in the United States, with 62.94% having been born in Hawaii. 4.62% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202017,3540.00%
201917,3540.00%
201817,3543592.11%
201716,9958165.04%
201616,1791150.72%
201516,064-132-0.82%
201416,1961951.22%
201316,0013812.44%
201215,620-371-2.32%
201115,9916784.43%
201015,3133,0172.22%
200012,2961,6081.41%
199010,6884280.41%
198010,2602,2812.55%
19707,9791,0101.36%
19606,969-455-0.63%
19507,4241050.14%
19407,3193210.45%
19306,9982,8980.90%
18704,1000.00%