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Kau, HI (Hawaii) Houses and Residents

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Total population: 6,768 (Urban population: 0, Rural population: 5,827 (195 farm, 5,632 nonfarm))

Houses: 3,991 (2,910 occupied: 2,260 owner occupied, 685 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

23%
State:

43%

Housing density: 4 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016 in this county: $347,691.

Median contract rent in 2016: $371 (lower quartile is $197, upper quartile is $569)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $501


Median gross rent in Kau, HI in 2016: $431

Housing units in Kau with a mortgage: 672 (29 second mortgage, 50 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 817



Kau, Hawaii Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $181,322 (it was $86,700 in 2000)
Kau:

$181,322
Hawaii:

$592,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $122,859 - $277,942

Household type by relationship:

Households: 181,435
  • In family households: 150,668 (29,394 male householders, 15,013 female householders)
    31,834 spouses, 47,628 children (44,131 natural, 1,458 adopted, 2,039 stepchildren), 7,323 grandchildren, 2,345 brothers or sisters, 2,379 parents, 4,464 other relatives, 7,676 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 30,767 (11,876 male householders (8,593 living alone)), 10,813 female householders (8,250 living alone)), 8,078 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 3,644 (1,563 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: -1 2-persons, -1 3-persons, -1 4-persons, -1 5-persons, -1 6-persons, -1 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: -1 1-person, -1 2-persons, -1 3-persons, -1 4-persons, -1 5-persons, -1 6-persons, -1 7-or-more-persons.

21,966 married couples with children.
10,335 single-parent households (2,772 men, 7,563 women).

79.4% of residents of Kau speak English at home.
0.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (100% speak English very well).
1.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (73% speak English very well, 28% speak English well).
18.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (51% speak English very well, 33% speak English well, 16% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).

Foreign born population: 1,189 (15.3%)
(55.4% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

4.2
State:

5.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

5.5
State:

3.9

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Kau, Hawaii:

  • 157no bedroom
  • 2621 bedroom
  • 5072 bedrooms
  • 5423 bedrooms
  • 1434 bedrooms
  • 345+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Kau population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Kau, Hawaii:

  • 80no bedroom
  • 851 bedroom
  • 1812 bedrooms
  • 1773 bedrooms
  • 414 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Kau population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Kau in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 87no vehicle
  • 5951 vehicle
  • 6682 vehicles
  • 2053 vehicles
  • 834 vehicles
  • 75+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Kau population

Cars and other vehicles available in Kau in renter-occupied apartments

  • 93no vehicle
  • 2881 vehicle
  • 1502 vehicles
  • 293 vehicles
  • 44 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Kau population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Kau, Hawaii:

  • 1101 room
  • 1162 rooms
  • 3873 rooms
  • 2344 rooms
  • 4045 rooms
  • 1936 rooms
  • 1137 rooms
  • 678 rooms
  • 219+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Kau population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Kau, Hawaii:

  • 551 room
  • 712 rooms
  • 833 rooms
  • 1024 rooms
  • 1505 rooms
  • 656 rooms
  • 257 rooms
  • 98 rooms
  • 49+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Kau population

Year house built

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

  • Kau, HI household income distribution

  • 320Less than $10,000
  • 337$10,000 to $14,999
  • 95$15,000 to $19,999
  • 147$20,000 to $24,999
  • 177$25,000 to $29,999
  • 233$30,000 to $34,999
  • 117$35,000 to $39,999
  • 107$40,000 to $44,999
  • 100$45,000 to $49,999
  • 178$50,000 to $59,999
  • 242$60,000 to $74,999
  • 174$75,000 to $99,999
  • 111$100,000 to $124,999
  • 86$125,000 to $149,999
  • 131$150,000 to $199,999
  • 30$200,000 or more

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1331995 to March 2000
  • 1011990 to 1994
  • 1051985 to 1989
  • 1511980 to 1984
  • 961975 to 1979
  • 651970 to 1974
  • 671965 to 1969
  • 96Before 1965
Note: State values scaled to Kau population
Kau commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 167
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 238
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 182
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 186
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 112
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 11
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 91
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 20
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 16
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 126
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 432
  • 90 or more minutes: 232
Kau, HI Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 98.2%
Number of people working at home: 210 (8.1% of all workers)

Kau mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 1,100 (56%)
  • Carpooled: 513 (26%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 26 (1%)
  • Motorcycle: 19 (1%)
  • Walked: 120 (6%)
  • Other means: 35 (2%)
  • Worked at home: 136 (7%)

First ancestries reported:

 Other groups: 3,375
 Unclassified or not reported: 738
 German: 291
 English: 226
 United States or American: 181
 Portuguese: 150
 Irish: 148
 French (except Basque): 105
 Italian: 91
 European: 73
 Scottish: 66
 Polish: 48
 Scotch-Irish: 44
 Canadian: 39
 Norwegian: 39
 Northern European: 37
 Dutch: 33
 Russian: 25
 Swedish: 25
 African: 16
 Welsh: 15
 Hungarian: 11
 Scandinavian: 8
 Czech: 7
 Other Subsaharan African: 7
 British: 5
 French Canadian: 5
 Belgian: 4
 Danish: 4
 Swiss: 4
 Czechoslovakian: 3
 Austrian: 2

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • 69%Philippines
  • 6%Micronesia
  • 5%Canada
  • 4%Japan
  • 4%Germany
  • 2%United Kingdom
  • 2%Ethiopia

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 3,104
  • Other state: 1,874
  • Northeast: 250
  • Midwest: 446
  • South: 249
  • West: 929

62% of Kau residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 65% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 12% lived in Hawaii.

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 22
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 14
  • 5th and 6th grade: 63
  • 7th and 8th grade: 61
  • 9th grade: 69
  • 10th grade: 50
  • 11th grade: 73
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 87
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 657
  • Less than 1 year of college: 154
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 316
  • Associate degree: 152
  • Bachelor's degree: 191
  • Master's degree: 50
  • Professional school degree: 33
  • Doctorate degree: 12

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 17
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 17
  • 5th and 6th grade: 74
  • 7th and 8th grade: 61
  • 9th grade: 55
  • 10th grade: 55
  • 11th grade: 51
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 39
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 691
  • Less than 1 year of college: 158
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 295
  • Associate degree: 85
  • Bachelor's degree: 215
  • Master's degree: 45
  • Professional school degree: 20
  • Doctorate degree: 2

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers

Kau marital status for males
Kau marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 2,602
  • One, attached: 114
  • Two: 53
  • 3 or 4: 29
  • 5 to 9: 12
  • 50 or more: 9
  • Mobile homes: 16
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 48

Median worth of mobile homes: $63,144

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 14.8%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 13.6%

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Kau:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Kau
Houses and condos Apartments
  • No fuel used (37.4%)
  • Electricity (30.8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (16.4%)
  • Wood (8.3%)
  • Solar energy (4.7%)
  • Utility gas (1.2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1.2%)
  • No fuel used (51.4%)
  • Electricity (26.8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (17.0%)
  • Wood (3.0%)
  • Solar energy (1.1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.7%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 28
Here:

3.7%
Hawaii:

14.8%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 4
Here:

0.9%
Hawaii:

17.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 13
Here:

13.0%
Hawaii:

23.9%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)