Lanai City, Hawaii

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Population in 2010: 3,102.
Population change since 2000: -2.0%
Males: 1,577  (50.9%)
Females: 1,525  (49.1%)
Median resident age:

49.3 years
Hawaii median age:

39.6 years

Zip codes: 96763.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $55,580 (it was $43,271 in 2000)
Lanai City:

$55,580
HI:

$83,102

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $33,135 (it was $18,668 in 2000)

Lanai City CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $462,035 (it was $143,000 in 2000)
Lanai City:

$462,035
HI:

$669,200

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $477,505; detached houses: $469,447; townhouses or other attached units: $493,019

Median gross rent in 2019: $1,132.

March 2019 cost of living index in Lanai City: 109.9 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 3.6%
(0.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 8.1% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 6.1% for two or more races residents)
  • Races in Lanai City, HI (2019)
    • 1,53456.2%Asian alone
    • 42715.6%Two or more races
    • 37813.9%White alone
    • 2017.4%Hispanic
    • 2007.3%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in Lanai City detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Hawaii and other state lists, there were 7 registered sex offenders living in Lanai City, Hawaii as of April 16, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Lanai City is 501 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


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Current Local Time: HST (no DST) time zone

Elevation: 1624 feet

Land area: 3.57 square miles.

Population density: 868 people per square mile   (low).

Lanai City, Hawaii map

923 residents are foreign born (33.9% Asia).

This place:

33.8%
Hawaii:

18.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,105 (0.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $682 (0.2%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Honolulu, HI (67.2 miles , pop. 371,657).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (2519.1 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

Lanai, HI (0.6 miles ),
Manele, HI (2.5 miles),
Lahaina, HI (4.1 miles ),
Kaanapali, HI (4.2 miles ),
Launiupoko, HI (4.2 miles ),
Ualapu'e, HI (4.2 miles ),
Napili-Honokowai, HI (4.3 miles ),
Kaunakakai, HI (4.4 miles )

Latitude: 20.83 N, Longitude: 156.92 W

Area code: 808

Distribution of median household income in Lanai City, HI in 2019
Distribution of house value in Lanai City, HI in 2019

Lanai City tourist attractions:

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

16.0%
Hawaii:

10.1%
Most common industries in Lanai City, HI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (42.8%)
  • Educational services (9.2%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (6.8%)
  • Construction (6.1%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (5.9%)
  • Health care (3.3%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (2.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (39.1%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (10.6%)
  • Construction (9.5%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (8.2%)
  • Educational services (5.9%)
  • Air transportation (3.4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (3.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (46.2%)
  • Educational services (12.4%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.4%)
  • Health care (4.6%)
  • Construction (3.0%)
  • Public administration (3.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.0%)
Most common occupations in Lanai City, HI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (15.0%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.2%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (5.7%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (12.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (8.7%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (7.3%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.5%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (5.2%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.1%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (4.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (17.1%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (7.6%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (6.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.0%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.7%)

Average climate in Lanai City, Hawaii

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Lanai City-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Hawaii state average. It is 1608% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/29/1975 at 14:47:40, a magnitude 7.2 (6.0 MB, 7.1 MS, 7.2 UK, 7.2 MS, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 155.2 miles away from the city center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths)
On 8/21/1951 at 10:57:00, a magnitude 6.9 (6.9 UK, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 95.6 miles away from Lanai City center
On 10/15/2006 at 17:07:49, a magnitude 6.7 (6.2 MB, 6.6 MS, 6.7 MW) earthquake occurred 90.2 miles away from the city center
On 10/15/2006 at 17:07:49, a magnitude 6.7 (6.7 MD, Depth: 23.7 mi) earthquake occurred 91.8 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/2018 at 22:32:54, a magnitude 6.9 (6.9 MW, Depth: 3.6 mi) earthquake occurred 162.8 miles away from the city center
On 11/16/1983 at 16:13:00, a magnitude 6.7 (6.4 MB, 6.7 MS, 6.7 MW) earthquake occurred 139.0 miles away from the city center, causing $6,000,000 total damage
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Maui County (16) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Fires: 4, Storms: 4, Heavy Rains: 2, High Surfs: 2, Hurricanes: 2, Landslides: 2, Mudslides: 2, Earthquake: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Tsunami Wave: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Lanai City topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Lanai City:

  • LANAI COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (628 7TH STREET)
  • FMC LANAI COMMUNITY DIALYSIS CENTER (628 SEVENTH STREET)

Airports located in Lanai City:

  • Lanai Airport (LNY) (Runways: 1, Commercial Ops: 3,616, Air Taxi Ops: 4,302, Itinerant Ops: 200, Local Ops: 500, Military Ops: 70)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lanai City:

  • University of Hawaii Maui College (about 29 miles; Kahului, HI; Full-time enrollment: 2,492)
  • Kapiolani Community College (about 65 miles; Honolulu, HI; FT enrollment: 5,069)
  • Chaminade University of Honolulu (about 66 miles; Honolulu, HI; FT enrollment: 2,610)
  • University of Hawaii at Manoa (about 67 miles; Honolulu, HI; FT enrollment: 16,461)
  • Hawaii Pacific University (about 70 miles; Honolulu, HI; FT enrollment: 5,506)
  • Honolulu Community College (about 71 miles; Honolulu, HI; FT enrollment: 2,538)
  • Leeward Community College (about 79 miles; Pearl City, HI; FT enrollment: 4,589)

Public high school in Lanai City:

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Notable locations in Lanai City: Cavendish Golf Course (A), American Medical Response Station Medic 13 Lanai (B), Lāna‘i Public and School Library (C), Lanai Fire Station (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Lanai City include: Lāna‘i Union Church (A), Lāna‘i Seventh Day Adventist Church (B), Lāna‘i Hongwanji Mission Home (C), Lāna‘i Baptist Church (D), Kingdom Hall of Jehovahs Witnesses (E), First Assembly of God Church (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Lanai City: Dole Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotels: Four Seasons Resort at Manele Bay (One Manele Bay Road), Hotel Lanai (828 Lanai Avenue), Henry Clay's Rotisserie (828 Lanai Avenue), The Manele Bay Hotel (1 Manele Bay Road).

Maui County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Lanai City and their reported violations in the past:

LANAI CITY (Population served: 2,800, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In FEB-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-11-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-11-2005), St Public Notif received (MAR-04-2005)
MANELE BAY (Population served: 520, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JAN-2006, Contaminant: Coliform
Average household size:
This place:

2.7 people
Hawaii:

2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

68.1%
Whole state:

68.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

7.9%
Whole state:

7.3%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households
10 people in nursing homes in 2000

Banks with branches in Lanai City (2011 data):

  • First Hawaiian Bank: Lanai Branch at 644 Lanai Avenue, branch established on 1924/04/01. Info updated 2012/02/02: Bank assets: $15,830.2 mil, Deposits: $12,165.6 mil, headquarters in Honolulu, HI, positive income, 59 total offices, Holding Company: Bnp Paribas
  • Bank of Hawaii: Lanai Branch at 460 Eighth Street, branch established on 1904/01/01. Info updated 2010/09/12: Bank assets: $13,868.5 mil, Deposits: $10,599.9 mil, headquarters in Honolulu, HI, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 71 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of Hawaii Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Lanai City:

Marital status in Lanai City, HI
  • Never married: 27.3%
  • Now married: 53.1%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 9.5%
  • Divorced: 8.2%

For population 25 years and over in Lanai City:

  • High school or higher: 83.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.2%
  • Unemployed: 5.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 10.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

13.5
Hawaii average:

11.1

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Lanai City
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Neighborhoods in Lanai City:

(Lanai City, Hawaii Neighborhood Map)

Religion statistics for Lanai City, HI (based on Maui County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic35,17922
Evangelical Protestant15,92876
Other14,35353
Mainline Protestant3,90237
Orthodox151
None85,457-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 41
This county:

2.90 / 10,000 pop.
Hawaii:

2.30 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.07 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 26
This county:

1.84 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.57 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 30
Maui County:

2.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.72 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 190
Maui County:

13.44 / 10,000 pop.
Hawaii:

9.00 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.4%
Hawaii:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Maui County:

22.6%
State:

20.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Maui County:

10.6%
Hawaii:

9.2%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

54.5%
Hawaii:

54.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Lanai City:

49.0%
Hawaii:

50.1%

Average BMI:
Lanai City:

26.2
Hawaii:

26.9

People feeling badly about themselves:
Lanai City:

17.0%
State:

16.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

21.4%
Hawaii:

18.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Lanai City:

6.8
Hawaii:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

23.3%
State:

26.1%

General health condition:
Lanai City:

55.2%
Hawaii:

57.0%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

81.5%
Hawaii:

81.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Lanai City, HI Residents

5.05% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($69,258 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.05%
Hawaii average:

5.19%

0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($625 average AGI)
Maui County:

0.06%
Hawaii average:

0.26%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Honolulu County, HI  0.77% ($49,267 average AGI)
from Hawaii County, HI  0.25% ($42,669)
from Los Angeles County, CA  0.23% ($57,711)


4.66% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($50,949 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.66%
Hawaii average:

5.62%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($575 average AGI)
Maui County:

0.05%
Hawaii average:

0.26%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Honolulu County, HI  0.70% ($47,551 average AGI)
to Hawaii County, HI  0.24% ($50,463)
to Clark County, NV  0.24% ($53,736)

Strongest AM radio stations in Lanai City:

  • KAIM (870 AM; 50 kW; HONOLULU, HI; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF HAWAII, INC.)
  • KUAU (1570 AM; 50 kW; HAIKU, HI; Owner: FIRST ASSEMBLY OF GOD-KAHULUI, MAUI)
  • KMVI (550 AM; 5 kW; WAILUKU, HI; Owner: PACIFIC RADIO GROUP,INC.)
  • KNUI (900 AM; 5 kW; KAHULUI, HI; Owner: PACIFIC RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KAOI (1110 AM; 5 kW; KIHEI, HI; Owner: VISIONARY RELATED ENTERTAINMENT, INC)
  • KORL (690 AM; 10 kW; HONOLULU, HI; Owner: NEW WAVE BROADCASTING, L.P.)
  • KGU (760 AM; 10 kW; HONOLULU, HI; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF HAWAII, INC.)
  • KSSK (590 AM; 8 kW; HONOLULU, HI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KHVH (830 AM; 10 kW; HONOLULU, HI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KHNR (650 AM; 10 kW; HONOLULU, HI; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF HAWAII, INC.)
  • KLHT (1040 AM; 10 kW; HONOLULU, HI; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF HONOLULU, INC.)
  • KHCM (940 AM; 10 kW; WAIPAHU, HI; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF HAWAII, INC.)
  • KUMU (1500 AM; 10 kW; HONOLULU, HI; Owner: MAVERICK MEDIA OF OAHU LICENSE LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Lanai City:

  • KPOA (93.5 FM; LAHAINA, HI; Owner: PACIFIC RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KKUA (90.7 FM; WAILUKU, HI; Owner: HAWAII PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • K220HA (91.9 FM; KIHEI, HI; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K210CM (89.9 FM; KIHEI, HI; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KONI (104.7 FM; LANAI CITY, HI; Owner: HOCHMAN HAWAII PUBLISHING, INC.)
  • KLHI-FM (101.1 FM; LAHAINA, HI; Owner: PACIFIC RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KNUI-FM (99.9 FM; KAHULUI, HI; Owner: PACIFIC RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KJMD (98.3 FM; PUKALANI, HI; Owner: PACIFIC RADIO GROUP,INC.)
  • K244DN (96.7 FM; HONOKOWA, ETC., HI; Owner: VISIONARY RELATED ENTERTAINMENT, INC)
  • KAOI-FM (95.1 FM; WAILUKU, HI; Owner: VISIONARY RELATED ENTERTAINMENT INC)
  • K272CT (102.3 FM; KAHULUI, HI; Owner: PACIFIC RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KXME (104.3 FM; KANEOHE, HI; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KRTR-FM (96.3 FM; KAILUA, HI; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • K205EB (88.9 FM; LANAI, HI; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
Lanai City fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019

Lanai City fatal accident list:

Nov 7, 2019 12:10 AM, Cr-Lanai Avenue, Cr-Sixth Street, Lat: 20.827461, Lon: -156.919306, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Nov 19, 2005 04:15 AM, Sr-440, Lat: 20.776610, Lon: -156.904850, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Lanai City, Hawaii:

  • The Lodge At Ko'ele, 1 Keomoku Hwy, Lanai City, Hawaii 96763 , Phone: (800) 321-4666
  • Manele Bay Hotel, Pobox 894, Lanai City, Hawaii 96763 , Phone: (808) 565-7700
  • Manele Bay Hotel, 1 Manele Bay Rd, Lanai City, Hawaii 96763 , Phone: (808) 565-7700, Fax: (808) 565-2483
  • Lodge at Koele, 1 Keomoku Rd, Lanai city, Hawaii 96763 , Phone: (800) 321-4666
All 4 fire-safe hotels and motels in Lanai City, Hawaii
Most common first names in Lanai City, HI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John975.2 years
Mary777.9 years
Pedro774.5 years
William677.8 years
Juan683.0 years
Pablo676.2 years
Richard583.0 years
Catalino583.8 years
Clarence566.6 years
Alfred582.2 years
Most common last names in Lanai City, HI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Kaopuiki1081.8 years
Oyama877.5 years
Honda690.7 years
Ito583.2 years
Hokama573.9 years
Richardson585.6 years
Tamashiro578.8 years
Morita475.8 years
Ohara482.5 years
Oshiro475.2 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Lanai City, HI
  • 74.7%No fuel used
  • 25.3%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Lanai City, HI
  • 51.4%No fuel used
  • 41.6%Electricity
  • 4.7%Wood
  • 2.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Lanai City compared to Hawaii state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Lanai City on our top lists:

  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Philippines (population 500+)"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Oceania, n.e.c. (population 500+)"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in South Eastern Asia (population 500+)"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 100 cities with strongest arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services industries"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Oceania (population 500+)"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Malaysia (population 500+)"
  • #95 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Indonesia (population 500+)"
  • #96 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Asia (population 500+)"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest average weight of females"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that exercised in the past month"
  • #61 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Obama (Democrat) in the 2012 Presidential Election"
  • #74 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #74 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
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