Kekaha, Hawaii

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Kekaha, Hawaii

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High Points

Kekaha strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Hawaii):

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Public Transportation Use
(vs. Peers)
Top 6% Kekaha Public Transportation Use
Racial Diversity
(vs. Peers)
Top 6% Kekaha Racial Diversity
Affordability of Rents
(vs. State)
Top 18% Kekaha Affordability of Rents

Comparative Profile of Kekaha, Hawaii

Comparing Kekaha to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Hawaii (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Racial Diversity 10 6
Male Share of the Population 8 3
Age of the Population 8 8
Well-Paid Single Men 6 5
Well-Paid Single Women 6 6
Senior Citizens 5 7
Female Share of the Population 3 8
Children Under 5 Years Old 3 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 10 5
Portion of People Married 7 6


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 8 4
People in Middle Class or Better 7 6
People Above Poverty 5 5
College Educated Adults 5 3

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 10 7
Walking and Biking to Work 8 5
Working at Home 7 5
Short Commute Times 3 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 9 7
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 9 7
Housing Recently Built 9 5
Affordability of Property Taxes 8 7
People Living Alone 3 7
Affordability of Rents 2 9

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Kekaha Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 127 miles W of Honolulu, Hawaii
County Kauai
P.O. Box Zip Codes 96752
Phone Area Codes 808
Time Zone Hawaii (-10 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city does not observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 21.97
Longitude -159.715

Kekaha Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station WAIMEA 947
Distance 3.4 miles
Jan Temp 64 to 80 F
Apr Temp 65 to 83 F
Jul Temp 70 to 87 F
Oct Temp 69 to 86 F
Annual Precip 21.2 inches
Station LIHUE AP 1020.1
Distance 24.5 miles
Jan Temp 65 to 78 F
Apr Temp 69 to 79 F
Jul Temp 74 to 84 F
Oct Temp 73 to 84 F
Annual Precip 39.5 inches
Station CAMP ERDMAN 841.16
Distance 99.9 miles
Jan Temp 65 to 79 F
Apr Temp 66 to 81 F
Jul Temp 71 to 86 F
Oct Temp 71 to 85 F
Annual Precip 27 inches
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Kekaha Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 3,175 100%
Male 1,572 49.5%
Female 1,603 50.5%
Under 18 797 25.1%
18+ 2,378 74.9%
65+ 494 15.6%
Median Age 40.4
Average Family Size 3.44
White 506 15.9%
African-American 6 0.2%
Asian 1,384 43.6%
American Indian & Alaskan 16 0.5%
Other 31 1%
Mixed Race 839 26.4%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 275 8.7%

Kekaha Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 82.1%
Portuguese 4.5%
German 3.1%
Scottish 1.7%
Irish 1.3%
Italian 1.3%
English 0.9%
Scotch-Irish 0.6%
Arab/Arabic 0.6%
Swedish 0.5%
French (except Basque) 0.5%
European 0.4%
British 0.4%
US/American 0.3%
Dutch 0.2%
Hungarian 0.2%
French Canadian 0.2%
Danish 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Kekaha 3,175 $48,629
Eleele 2,040 $53,047
Hanapepe 2,153 $50,750
Kalaheo 3,913 $63,650
Kaumakani 607 $41,250
Koloa 1,942 $43,393
Lawai 1,984 $60,750
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Kekaha High Schools (2004)

A Charter School.
A Title I School.
Serves 28 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 28

Kekaha Colleges

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1. Pell City, Alabama 79   25.9% 16% 15.7% 29 $48,207 6.5% 16.6% 9,565 11.2% 67.3 3.2% 6.8
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3. Batesburg-Leesville, South Carolina 78.3   26% 17.3% 14.8% 28 $40,040 6.5% 47.2% 5,517 18% 47.7 0.8% 5.8
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