Statistic Makawao Hawaii National
Population 7,989 1,420,074 326,569,308
Population density (sq mi) 2,253 221 94
Median age 43.2 39.4 38.2
Male/Female ratio 0.9:1 1.0:1 1.0:1
Married (15yrs & older) 61% 57% 55%
Families w/ Kids under 18 32% 36% 42%
Speak English 89% 74% 78%
Speak Spanish 1% 2% 13%

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Demographics Quick Facts

  • The population density in Makawao is 919% higher than Hawaii
  • The median age in Makawao is 10% higher than Hawaii
  • In Makawao 35.26% of the population is White
  • In Makawao 1.28% of the population is Black
  • In Makawao 14.86% of the population is Asian

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      Makawao population breakdown by race

      Race Makawao Hawaii National
      White 35.26% 24.15% 70.42%
      Black 1.28% 1.88% 12.62%
      Asian 14.86% 37.64% 5.64%
      American Indian 0.11% 0.25% 0.82%
      Native Hawaiian 15.80% 10.40% 0.19%
      Mixed race 30.42% 24.29% 5.17%
      Other race 2.28% 1.39% 5.14%
      In Makawao, 12.6% 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).