Waipahu, Hawaii Population 2022

39,469
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Waipahu is a city located in Honolulu County Hawaii. Waipahu has a 2020 population of 39,469. Waipahu is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 3.28% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 38,216 in 2010.

The average household income in Waipahu is $105,254 with a poverty rate of 10.64%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,343 per month, and the median house value is $626,600. The median age in Waipahu is 39.4 years, 38.1 years for males, and 40.8 years for females.

Waipahu Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Waipahuwas:

  • Asian: 67.82%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 14.60%
  • Two or more races: 13.00%
  • White: 3.90%
  • Black or African American: 0.50%
  • Other race: 0.14%
  • Native American: 0.05%
The current population of Waipahu, Hawaii is 39,469 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 39,469.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 38,216.

Waipahu, Hawaii Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Asian26,76667.82%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander5,76214.60%
Two or More Races5,12913.00%
White1,5413.90%
Black or African American1970.50%
Some Other Race550.14%
American Indian and Alaska Native190.05%
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Waipahu Population by Race

Waipahu Population Pyramid $2022

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Waipahu Median Age

39.4


Total

38.1


Male

40.8


Female

Waipahu Adults

There are 30,981 adults, (7,454 of whom are seniors) in Waipahu.

Waipahu Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

31.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Waipahu Sex Ratio

Female

20,309

51.46%

Male

19,160

48.54%

Waipahu Population by Age

Waipahu Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Waipahu Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male40%60%
Female44.1%55.9%
Non Family44.9%55.1%
All51.9%48.1%
Married59.3%40.7%

51.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Waipahu Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,3554.5451.9
Married4,4465.4259.3
Female1,5384.5844.1
Non Family1,4421.2844.9
Male9295.3440

4.83

Average Family Size

4.54

Average Household Size

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Waipahu Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,3658.75%
9th to 12th Grade1,8596.88%
High School Graduate9,60835.56%
Some College5,60120.73%
Associates Degree2,97111.00%
Bachelors Degree3,85514.27%
Graduate Degree7582.81%
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Waipahu Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Waipahu Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian19,67016,2513,638
Islander3,0942,650259
2+ Races2,7792,573453
Hispanic1,4241,267219
White1,078950172
Black10810835
Other Race4545
Native American1919

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 32.41%.

Waipahu Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,408$38,510$30,454
Less Than 9th Grade$26,297$28,271$23,581
High School Graduate$31,206$32,462$28,577
Some College$31,980$40,814$27,369
Bachelors Degree$41,701$44,571$38,740
Graduate Degree$49,390$70,156$48,194

$32,408

Average Earnings

$38,510

Average Male

$30,454

Average Female

Waipahu Earnings by Educational Attainment

Waipahu Language by Age

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Waipahu Language

46.33% of Waipahu residents speak only English, while 53.67% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 52.71% of the population.

Waipahu Language

Waipahu Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Asian26,1981,6856.43%
Islander5,7441,31422.88%
Multiple5,07762912.39%
White1,14042136.93%
Hispanic2,56836514.21%
Other8NaN%
Black17284.65%

10.64%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.05%

Male Poverty Rate

12.14%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Waipahu

The race most likely to be in poverty in Waipahu is White, with 36.93% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Waipahu is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.71%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.11%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.89%.

Waipahu Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade14.82%
High School13.06%
Some College8.57%
Bachelors or Greater4.06%

Waipahu Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed38.76%
Male Unemployed12.88%
Male Employed4.43%
Female Employed3.51%

Waipahu Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Waipahu Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$78,204$105,254
Families$83,255$109,192
Married Families$92,926-
Non Families$30,379$39,670
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Income by Household Type

Waipahu Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

47.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.3%

Male Marriage Rate

44.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Waipahu Married by Age and Sex

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Waipahu 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.

Waipahu Marital Status by Race

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Waipahu Marital Status

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2,027

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam709
Second Gulf War440
First Gulf War322
Korea267
World War II34

Waipahu Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+643
35 to 54467
65 to 74355
55 to 64345
18 to 34217

Waipahu Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
Asian1,2535.76%
2+ Races2707.62%
White26418.74%
Islander1704.40%
Hispanic904.96%
Black7049.65%

Waipahu Veterans by Race

Waipahu Veterans by Education

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6.70%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.24%

Veteran Disability Rate

Waipahu Veterans by Education

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62.3%

Labor Force Participation

59.1%

Employment Rate

4.3%

Unemployment Rate

Waipahu Employment by Age

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Waipahu Employment by Race

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Waipahu Employment by Education

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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48.30%

Born in Waipahu

57.74%

Native Born

42.26%

Foreign Born

18.46%

Non Citizen

23.79%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

57.74% of Waipahu residents were born in the United States, with 48.30% having been born in Hawaii. 18.46% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Waipahu Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202239,4690.00%
202139,4690.00%
202039,4690.00%
201939,469-958-2.37%
201840,427-1,288-3.09%
201741,7151250.30%
201641,5904251.03%
201541,1656331.56%
201440,5325171.29%
201340,015-516-1.27%
201240,5312460.61%
201140,2852,0695.41%
201038,2165,1081.45%
200033,1081,6730.52%
199031,4352,2960.76%
198029,1396,3412.48%
197022,79815,6095.94%
19507,1892830.40%
19406,9061,0321.63%
19305,8740.00%

Waipahu Population by Year