Wailua Homesteads, Hawaii

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Population in 2010: 5,188.
Population change since 2000: +13.6%
Males: 2,302  (44.4%)
Females: 2,886  (55.6%)
Median resident age:

48.8 years
Hawaii median age:

38.9 years

Zip codes: 96746.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $72,785 (it was $48,047 in 2000)
Wailua Homesteads:

$72,785
HI:

$74,511

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $33,112 (it was $23,675 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $646,141 (it was $283,100 in 2000)
Wailua Homesteads:

$646,141
HI:

$592,000

Mean prices in 2016: all housing units: $696,611; detached houses: $717,030; townhouses or other attached units: $695,050; in 2-unit structures: $518,250; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $551,346; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $367,725; mobile homes: $505,499

Median gross rent in 2016: $1,567.

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 7.6%
(7.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 4.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 62.5% for American Indian residents, 6.1% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 0.9% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Wailua Homesteads, HI (2016)
    • 2,64843.3%White alone
    • 1,88630.8%Asian alone
    • 94515.4%Two or more races
    • 4066.6%Hispanic
    • 2313.8%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 120.2%Black alone
    • 40.07%American Indian alone

Races in Wailua Homesteads detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

March 2016 cost of living index in Wailua Homesteads: 105.3 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (5.6%), English (4.8%), Portuguese (3.2%), European (2.7%), American (2.2%), Irish (2.2%).

Current Local Time: HST (no DST) time zone

Land area: 7.04 square miles.

Population density: 737 people per square mile   (low).

Wailua Homesteads,HI real estate house value index trend

Wailua Homesteads, Hawaii map

872 residents are foreign born (2.8% Asia).

This place:

14.2%
Hawaii:

17.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $2,043 (0.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,732 (0.3%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Ewa, HI (100.5 miles , pop. 272,328).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (2617.3 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

Wailua, HI (1.7 miles ),
Kapaa, HI (1.8 miles ),
Hanamaulu, HI (2.2 miles ),
Lihue, HI (2.5 miles ),
Puhi, HI (2.6 miles ),
Anahola, HI (2.7 miles ),
Kilauea, HI (3.2 miles ),
Kalihiwai, HI (3.3 miles )
.

Latitude: 22.06 N, Longitude: 159.38 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 808

Distribution of median household income in Wailua Homesteads, HI in 2016
Distribution of house value in Wailua Homesteads, HI in 2016
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.0%
Hawaii:

2.9%
Most common industries in Wailua Homesteads, HI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (17.7%)
  • Health care (9.2%)
  • Educational services (8.9%)
  • Construction (6.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.7%)
  • Public administration (5.4%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (15.9%)
  • Construction (10.7%)
  • Educational services (9.6%)
  • Public administration (6.5%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (6.0%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (4.8%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (4.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (19.6%)
  • Health care (16.5%)
  • Educational services (8.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.6%)
  • Used merchandise, gift, novelty, souvenir, other miscellaneous stores (4.5%)
  • Public administration (4.1%)
  • Air transportation (4.1%)
Most common occupations in Wailua Homesteads, HI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.9%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.1%)
  • Teachers, preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school (4.0%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.0%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (9.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.1%)
  • Teachers, preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school (5.8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.3%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Transportation, tourism, and lodging attendants (3.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (8.8%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (6.8%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (4.8%)
  • Art and design workers (4.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Registered nurses (4.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.9%)

Average climate in Wailua Homesteads, Hawaii

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Earthquake activity:

Wailua Homesteads-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Hawaii state average. It is 72% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/21/1951 at 10:57:00, a magnitude 6.9 (6.9 UK, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 271.0 miles away from the city center
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 334.3 miles away from Wailua Homesteads center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths)
On 10/15/2006 at 17:07:49, a magnitude 6.7 (6.2 MB, 6.6 MS, 6.7 MW, Depth: 24.2 mi) earthquake occurred 267.0 miles away from Wailua Homesteads center
On 11/16/1983 at 16:13:00, a magnitude 6.7 (6.4 MB, 6.7 MS, 6.7 MW) earthquake occurred 316.5 miles away from the city center, causing $6,000,000 total damage
On 4/26/1973 at 20:26:28, a magnitude 6.3 (6.0 MB, 6.1 MS, 6.3 UK, 6.2 ML) earthquake occurred 312.3 miles away from Wailua Homesteads center
On 10/15/2006 at 17:14:12, a magnitude 6.0 (5.8 MB, 6.0 MW, Depth: 11.7 mi) earthquake occurred 256.1 miles away from Wailua Homesteads center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Kauai County (7) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 4, Landslides: 2, Mudslides: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, High Surf: 1, Hurricane: 1, Typhoon: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Wailua Homesteads topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Wailua Homesteads:

  • SAMUEL MAHELONA MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; KAPAA, HI)
  • KAUAI DIALYSIS FACILITY (Dialysis Facility, about 6 miles away; LIHUE, HI)
  • G N WILCOX MEM HOSP - SNF/ICF (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; LIHUE, HI)
  • KAUAI HOSPICE (Hospital, about 7 miles away; LIHUE, HI)
  • ST.FRANCIS HOME CARE SERVICES - KAUAI (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; LIHUE, HI)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Wailua Homesteads:

  • Brigham Young University-Hawaii (about 99 miles; Laie, HI; Full-time enrollment: 3,527)
  • Leeward Community College (about 102 miles; Pearl City, HI; FT enrollment: 4,589)
  • Honolulu Community College (about 110 miles; Honolulu, HI; FT enrollment: 2,538)
  • Hawaii Pacific University (about 112 miles; Honolulu, HI; FT enrollment: 5,506)
  • University of Hawaii at Manoa (about 115 miles; Honolulu, HI; FT enrollment: 16,461)
  • Chaminade University of Honolulu (about 115 miles; Honolulu, HI; FT enrollment: 2,610)
  • Kapiolani Community College (about 116 miles; Honolulu, HI; FT enrollment: 5,069)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Poliahu Heiau (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Reservoir: Wailua Reservoir (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: North Fork Wailua River (A), South Fork Wailua River (B), Kalama Stream (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Wailua Homesteads: Wailua Homesteads Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Kauai County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This place:

2.7 people
Hawaii:

2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

70.2%
Whole state:

68.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

10.0%
Whole state:

7.3%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households
20 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010
10 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010

People in group quarters in Wailua Homesteads in 2000:

  • 32 people in religious group quarters
  • 24 people in nursing homes
  • 5 people in homes for the mentally retarded

For population 15 years and over in Wailua Homesteads:

Marital status in Wailua Homesteads, HI
  • Never married: 28.4%
  • Now married: 51.6%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 7.8%
  • Divorced: 11.1%

For population 25 years and over in Wailua Homesteads:

  • High school or higher: 92.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 33.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.4%
  • Unemployed: 2.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2016
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2016
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.7
Hawaii average:

11.1

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Wailua Homesteads, HI (based on Kauai County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic10,10810
Other7,64830
Evangelical Protestant5,72544
Mainline Protestant3,03322
None40,577-
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: 22
This county:

3.51 / 10,000 pop.
Hawaii:

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

0.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 16
Kauai County:

2.55 / 10,000 pop.
Hawaii:

1.57 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
This county:

0.96 / 10,000 pop.
Hawaii:

1.72 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 87
Kauai County:

13.86 / 10,000 pop.
Hawaii:

9.00 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

9.2%
State:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

20.4%
State:

20.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

7.6%
Hawaii:

9.2%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

52.6%
Hawaii:

54.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Wailua Homesteads:

48.7%
Hawaii:

50.1%

Average BMI:
This city:

27.7
State:

26.9

People feeling badly about themselves:
Wailua Homesteads:

18.7%
State:

16.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

14.2%
Hawaii:

18.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.7
Hawaii:

6.8

Overweight people:
Wailua Homesteads:

30.4%
Hawaii:

26.1%

General health condition:
Here:

57.1%
Hawaii:

57.0%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

81.0%
Hawaii:

81.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Wailua Homesteads, HI Residents

4.83% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($199,914 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.83%
Hawaii average:

5.19%

0.07% of residents moved from foreign countries ($645 average AGI)
Kauai County:

0.07%
Hawaii average:

0.26%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Honolulu County, HI  0.88% ($50,428 average AGI)
from Hawaii County, HI  0.20% ($39,102)
from Maui County, HI  0.19% ($51,429)


4.70% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($52,379 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.70%
Hawaii average:

5.62%

0.20% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,856 average AGI)
Kauai County:

0.20%
Hawaii average:

0.26%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Honolulu County, HI  0.84% ($44,279 average AGI)
to Maui County, HI  0.18% ($65,226)
to Los Angeles County, CA  0.17% ($38,520)

Strongest AM radio stations in Wailua Homesteads:

  • KQNG (570 AM; 1 kW; LIHUE, HI; Owner: VISONARY RELATED ENTERTAINMENT, INC.)
  • KUAI (720 AM; 5 kW; ELEELE, HI; Owner: VISIONARY RELATED ENTERTAINMENT, INC.)
  • KAIM (870 AM; 50 kW; HONOLULU, HI; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF HAWAII, INC.)
  • KHNR (650 AM; 10 kW; HONOLULU, HI; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF HAWAII, INC.)
  • KHCM (940 AM; 10 kW; WAIPAHU, HI; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF HAWAII, 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)
  • KLHT (1040 AM; 10 kW; HONOLULU, HI; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF HONOLULU, INC.)
  • KUAU (1570 AM; 50 kW; HAIKU, HI; Owner: FIRST ASSEMBLY OF GOD-KAHULUI, MAUI)
  • KUMU (1500 AM; 10 kW; HONOLULU, HI; Owner: MAVERICK MEDIA OF OAHU LICENSE LLC)
  • KJPN (1370 AM; 6 kW; PEARL CITY, HI; Owner: DIAMOND BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Wailua Homesteads:

  • KAWV (98.1 FM; LIHUE, HI; Owner: O'HANA RADIO PARTNERS)
  • KAQA (91.9 FM; KILAUEA, HI; Owner: KEKAHU FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • K211DQ (90.1 FM; KAUAI, HI; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KITH (98.9 FM; KAPAA, HI; Owner: HOCHMAN HAWAII-TWO, INC.)
  • KSRF (95.9 FM; POIPU, HI; Owner: VISIONARY RELATED ENTERTAINMENT, INC)
  • KHJC (88.9 FM; LIHUE, HI; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • KTOH (99.9 FM; KALAHEO, HI; Owner: HOCHMAN HAWAII-ONE, INC.)
  • KFMN (96.9 FM; LIHUE, HI; Owner: FM 97 ASSOCIATES)
  • KQNG-FM (93.5 FM; LIHUE, HI; Owner: VISONARY RELATED ENTERTAINMENT, INC.)
  • KSHK (103.3 FM; KEKAHA, HI; Owner: VISIONARY RELATED ENTERTAINMENT, INC)
  • KAQA-FM1 (91.9 FM; KILAUEA, HI; Owner: KEKAHU FOUNDATION, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Wailua Homesteads:

  • K63AZ (Channel 63; ANAHOLA, ETC., HI; Owner: HAWAII PUBLIC TELEVISION FOUNDATION)
  • K55DZ (Channel 55; LIHUE, HI; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 8Number of bridges
  • 49ft / 14.8mTotal length
  • $2,210,000Total costs
  • 69,737Total average daily traffic
  • 1,776Total average daily truck traffic
  • 83,737Total future (year 2020) average daily traffic
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Wailua Homesteads, HI
  • 74.2%No fuel used
  • 15.5%Electricity
  • 5.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.8%Solar energy
  • 0.6%Utility gas
  • 0.1%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Wailua Homesteads, HI
  • 80.6%No fuel used
  • 13.4%Electricity
  • 3.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.4%Utility gas


Wailua Homesteads compared to Hawaii state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Wailua Homesteads on our top lists:

  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Other Northern Europe (population 500+)"
  • #62 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: accommodation and food services (population 5,000+)"
  • #69 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest ratio of median house value to median household income (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #81 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: accommodation and food services (population 5,000+)"
  • #82 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: construction (population 5,000+)"
  • #94 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in religious group quarters (population 1,000+)"
  • #101 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: construction (population 5,000+)"
  • #64 (96746) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Portuguese first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest average weight of females"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that exercised in the past month"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #68 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Obama (Democrat) in the 2012 Presidential Election"
  • #70 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that drank alcohol in the past 30 days"
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