Makawao demographics profile

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%
Makawao, HI has a population of 6,362 and is the 5,544th largest city in the United States. The population density is 1,794 per sq mi which is 716% higher than the Hawaii average and 1880% higher than the national average. The median age in Makawao is 41 which is approximately 5% higher than the Hawaii average of 39. In Makawao, 54% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 85% speak English and 1% speak Spanish. 62% of Makawao residents were born in Hawaii, 25% were born out of state, 2% were born outside of the United States and 11% were foreign born.
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  • 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 or African American.
  • In Makawao 20.14% of the population is Asian.

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Makawao population breakdown by race

Black or African American0.14%1.83%12.63%
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.

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