HI

National Population : 333,590,059
Hawaii State Population : 1,285,347

About Lihue, HI

Lihue, HI is located in Kauai County in the state of Hawaii.

The total City Population for Lihue is about 7,381 with about 427 people per square mile, and the larger Metro Area Population is about 14,745.

The Average Home Value is $514,200.00, which is roughly 11% lower than the Average Home Value of $578,178.00 for the state of Hawaii, and roughly 63% higher than the National Average of $188,692.00.

The Median Income Per Household is about $78,876.00, which is roughly 3% higher than the Average Median Income Per Household of $76,130.00 for the state of Hawaii, and roughly 27% higher than the National Average of $57,518.00.

Employment

The Unemployment Rate for Lihue is about 3%.

Hawaii is ranked #14 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 64.29 out of 100.

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Voting

Kauai County voted Democratic in the 2020 Presidential Election with a very significant difference of 45.42% between the winner and runner up.

Voting Results by Party

Democratic: 63.36%
Republican: 34.58%
Libertarian: 0.9%
Green: 0.76%
Other: 0.4%


Nearby Locations

Kapaa, HI (6.99 mi.)
Koloa, HI (9.21 mi.)
Kalaheo, HI (10.87 mi.)
Kilauea, HI (16.53 mi.)
Princeville, HI (18.61 mi.)

Additional Location Details

Zip Code(s) : 96766
Latitude : 21.985465
Longitude : -159.417695
TimeZone : Hawaii-Aleutian Islands (GMT -10:00)
Daylight Saving : No
Region : West
Average Elevation : 737 ft.
Area Code(s) : 808

Demographic Details

Average # of People Per Household : 2.98
Male Population Estimate : 49.77%
Female Population Estimate : 49.81%
Median Age : 40.8
Male Median Age : 40.0
Female Median Age : 41.8

White Population Estimate : 35.48%
Black Population Estimate : 1.06%
Hispanic Population Estimate : 7.89%
Asian Population Estimate : 67.59%
Hawaiian Population Estimate : 22.79%
Indian Population Estimate : 2.12%
Other Population Estimate : 2.28%

Crime Details

NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of Lihue specifically.
Average # of Homicides for Kauai County: About 2 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Average # of Violent Crimes for Kauai County: About 235 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Kauai County is about 39% lower than the national average of about 4 homicides per 100,000 people, and about 18% lower than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.