Waialua, Hawaii

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Waialua, Hawaii

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High Points

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

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Public Transportation Use
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Top 4% trophy Waialua Public Transportation Use
Racial Diversity
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Top 7% Waialua Racial Diversity

Comparative Profile of Waialua, Hawaii

Comparing Waialua 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 5
Male Share of the Population 10 8
Senior Citizens 8 9
Well-Paid Single Men 7 6
Age of the Population 7 7
Children Under 5 Years Old 5 4
Female Share of the Population 1 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 10 8
Portion of People Married 7 6


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 9 6
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 9
Walking and Biking to Work 8 6
Working at Home 5 3
Short Commute Times 1 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 8 6
Affordability of Property Taxes 8 6
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 8 5
Housing Recently Built 5 1
Affordability of Rents 2 9
People Living Alone 2 4

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Waialua Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 25 miles NW of Honolulu, Hawaii
County Honolulu
Metro Area Honolulu
Standard Zip Codes 96791
Phone Area Codes 808
Time Zone Hawaii (-10 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city does not observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 21.576
Longitude -158.13

Waialua Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station WAIALUA 847
Distance 1.1 miles
Jan Temp 60 to 79 F
Apr Temp 63 to 80 F
Jul Temp 67 to 86 F
Oct Temp 66 to 85 F
Annual Precip 29.7 inches
Station CAMP ERDMAN 841.16
Distance 5.6 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
Station OPAEULA 870
Distance 6.3 miles
Jan Temp 61 to 77 F
Apr Temp 61 to 77 F
Jul Temp 66 to 81 F
Oct Temp 65 to 82 F
Annual Precip 49.7 inches
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Waialua Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 3,761 100%
Male 1,920 51.1%
Female 1,841 48.9%
Under 18 898 23.9%
18+ 2,863 76.1%
65+ 710 18.9%
Median Age 39.2
Average Family Size 3.71
White 577 15.3%
African-American 14 0.4%
Asian 1,950 51.8%
American Indian & Alaskan 2 0.1%
Other 39 1%
Mixed Race 1,030 27.4%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 246 6.5%

Waialua 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) 85.7%
Portuguese 3.9%
Irish 1.9%
German 1.8%
Italian 1.2%
English 0.9%
US/American 0.6%
Swedish 0.4%
French (except Basque) 0.4%
Armenian 0.4%
Scotch-Irish 0.4%
Scottish 0.4%
Polish 0.3%
British 0.3%
European 0.3%
Slovak 0.2%
Welsh 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Waialua 3,761 $51,801
Haleiwa 2,225 $48,553
Kahuku 2,097 $47,045
Laie 4,585 $59,432
Schofield Barracks 14,428 $32,970
Wahiawa 16,151 $46,524
Waianae 10,506 $48,145
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Waialua High Schools (2004)

A Title I School.
Serves 772 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 13.8

Waialua Colleges

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