Nationwide Claims to Fame

Kauai County is 2nd out of 3,143 other counties in Race - Two or More

Kauai County is 5th out of 3,143 other counties in Race - Asian

Kauai County is 5th out of 3,143 other counties in Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

Kauai County is 16th out of 3,143 other counties in Home median value

Statewide Claims to Fame

Kauai County is 1st in Hawaii out of 5 other counties in People per household

Kauai County is 1st in Hawaii out of 5 other counties in Residents younger than 5

Kauai County is 2nd in Hawaii out of 5 other counties in Home median value

Kauai County is 2nd in Hawaii out of 5 other counties in Home ownership rate

Kauai County is 2nd in Hawaii out of 5 other counties in Income below poverty line

Kauai County is 2nd in Hawaii out of 5 other counties in Race - Asian

Kauai County is 2nd in Hawaii out of 5 other counties in Race - Two or More

Kauai County is 2nd in Hawaii out of 5 other counties in Residents 65 or older

Kauai County is 2nd in Hawaii out of 5 other counties in Retail sales per capita

Kauai County is 3rd in Hawaii out of 5 other counties in Income per household

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Kauai County Rank Hawaii US
Current population (2012) 68,434 4th 1,392,313 313,914,040
Size in square miles 620.0 3rd 6,422.6 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 108.2 3rd 211.8 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Kauai County Rank Hawaii US
Residents younger than 5 6.5% 1st 6.4% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 22.1% 3rd 21.8% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 16.1% 2nd 15.1% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Kauai County Rank Hawaii US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 88.5% 4th 90.1% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 24.3% 5th 29.5% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Kauai County Rank Hawaii US
Race - White 33.3% 3rd 26.1% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 0.5% 4th 2.1% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.5% 3rd 0.4% 1.2%
Race - Asian 31.7% 2nd 38.3% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 9.3% 5th 10.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 24.7% 2nd 23.0% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 9.9% 3rd 9.5% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 30.1% 3rd 22.8% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Kauai County Rank Hawaii US
Female residents 49.7% 4th 49.6% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 14.9% 4th 17.8% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Kauai County Rank Hawaii US
Housing units 30,269 4th 522,305 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 25.7% 3rd 38.9% 25.9%
Households 21,884 4th 445,513 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 63.6% 2nd 58.7% 66.1%
Home median value $561,600 2nd $529,500 $186,200
People per household 3.0 1st 2.9 2.6
Building permits (last year) 129 4th 2,993 829,658

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Kauai County Rank Hawaii US
Income per capita $26,591 4th $29,203 $27,915
Income per household $64,422 3rd $67,116 $52,762
Income below poverty line 10.0% 2nd 10.2% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Kauai County Rank Hawaii US
Non-farm private establishments 1,905 4th 31,472 7,354,043
Non-farm private employees 23,784 4th 485,548 113,425,965
Total businesses (including small businesses) 8,316 4th 120,374 27,092,908
Retail sales $1,052,671 4th $17,611,851 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $16,730 2nd $13,793 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $591,483 4th $8,042,210 $613,795,732