Koloa, Hawaii

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Koloa, Hawaii

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Racial Diversity
(vs. Peers)
Top 4% trophy Koloa Racial Diversity
Walking and Biking to Work
(vs. Peers)
Top 11% Koloa Walking and Biking to Work
Affordability of Rents
(vs. State)
Top 12% Koloa Affordability of Rents
Short Commute Times
(vs. State)
Top 18% Koloa Short Commute Times

Comparative Profile of Koloa, Hawaii

Comparing Koloa 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 10
Male Share of the Population 9 5
Children Under 5 Years Old 6 6
Senior Citizens 6 8
Well-Paid Single Men 5 4
Age of the Population 4 5
Female Share of the Population 2 6


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 9 3
Portion of People Married 3 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 6 3
People in Middle Class or Better 6 5
College Educated Adults 5 3
People Above Poverty 3 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 9 9
Short Commute Times 8 9
Working at Home 7 5
Public Transportation Use 4 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 10 9
Housing Recently Built 9 6
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 8 5
Affordability of Property Taxes 8 7
Affordability of Rents 4 9
People Living Alone 3 8

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Koloa Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 111 miles W of Honolulu, Hawaii
County Kauai
Standard Zip Codes 96756
Phone Area Codes 808
Time Zone Hawaii (-10 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city does not observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 21.906
Longitude -159.469

Koloa Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station LIHUE AP 1020.1
Distance 10.2 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 WAIMEA 947
Distance 13 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
Distance 93.1 miles
Jan Temp 61 to 79 F
Apr Temp 64 to 82 F
Jul Temp 68 to 86 F
Oct Temp 67 to 86 F
Annual Precip 54.6 inches
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Koloa Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,942 100%
Male 976 50.3%
Female 966 49.7%
Under 18 505 26%
18+ 1,437 74%
65+ 307 15.8%
Median Age 35.9
Average Family Size 3.25
White 393 20.2%
African-American 7 0.4%
Asian 850 43.8%
American Indian & Alaskan 5 0.3%
Other 24 1.2%
Mixed Race 512 26.4%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 221 11.4%

Koloa 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) 80.4%
Portuguese 3.7%
US/American 3.5%
Irish 2.7%
German 2.2%
English 1.9%
Polish 0.9%
Norwegian 0.6%
Italian 0.5%
Russian 0.5%
French (except Basque) 0.4%
Swedish 0.4%
Scottish 0.4%
Greek 0.4%
Scotch-Irish 0.3%
Dutch 0.3%
Slovak 0.2%
Welsh 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Koloa 1,942 $43,393
Eleele 2,040 $53,047
Hanamaulu 3,272 $51,042
Hanapepe 2,153 $50,750
Kalaheo 3,913 $63,650
Lawai 1,984 $60,750
Lihue 5,674 $56,875
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