Lihue demographics profile

StatisticLihueHawaiiNational
Population7,1961,413,673318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)1,07912791
Median age42.938.537.7
Male/Female ratio1.1:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)51%57%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1842%38%43%
Speak English81%74%79%
Speak Spanish0%2%13%
Lihue, HI has a population of 7,196 and is the 5,081st largest city in the United States. The population density is 1,079 per sq mi which is 747% higher than the Hawaii average and 1091% higher than the national average. The median age in Lihue is 43 which is approximately 11% higher than the Hawaii average of 39. In Lihue, 51% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 81% speak English and 0% speak Spanish. 68% of Lihue residents were born in Hawaii, 17% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 14% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Lihue is 747% higher than Hawaii.
  • The median age in Lihue is 11% higher than Hawaii.
  • In Lihue 23.97% of the population is White.
  • In Lihue 0.54% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Lihue 45.32% of the population is Asian.

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Lihue population breakdown by race

RaceLihueHawaiiNational
White23.97%25.02%73.35%
Black or African American0.54%1.83%12.63%
Asian45.32%38.01%5.22%
American Indian0.19%0.19%0.82%
Native Hawaiian8.73%10.18%0.18%
Mixed race21.25%23.81%3.06%
Other race0.00%0.95%4.75%
In Lihue, 9.5% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Lihue, HI demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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