Population density (sq mi)1,79422091
Median age40.538.537.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)54%57%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1840%38%43%
Speak English85%74%79%
Speak Spanish1%2%13%

Key findings

  • The population density in Makawao is 716% higher than Hawaii
  • The median age in Makawao is 5% higher than Hawaii
  • In Makawao 36.50% of the population is White
  • In Makawao 0.14% of the population is Black
  • In Makawao 20.14% of the population is Asian

Compare Makawao, HI Demographics


      Makawao population breakdown by race

      American Indian0.22%0.19%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian6.90%10.18%0.18%
      Mixed race35.49%23.81%3.06%
      Other race0.61%0.95%4.75%
      In Makawao, 11.3% 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.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      Makawao age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

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