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(updated 2010)



Household Type By Tenure
(Kauai County, Hawaii)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 8,482

Renter-occupied housing units : 3,814

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 724

Renter-occupied housing units : 553

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 1,134

Renter-occupied housing units : 1,052

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 3,487

Renter-occupied housing units : 3,407


(updated 2013)



Mortgage Status By Age of Householder
(Kauai County, Hawaii)

Housing units with a mortgage:

Householder 15 to 34 years : 692

Householder 35 to 44 years : 1,208

Householder 45 to 54 years : 2,028

Householder 55 to 59 years : 1,382

Householder 60 to 64 years : 1,679

Householder 65 to 74 years : 1,237

Householder 75 years and over : 630

Housing units without a mortgage:

Householder 15 to 34 years : 98

Householder 35 to 44 years : 192

Householder 45 to 54 years : 461

Householder 55 to 59 years : 532

Householder 60 to 64 years : 699

Householder 65 to 74 years : 1,523

Householder 75 years and over : 1,466


(updated 2013)



Gross Rent As A Percentage Of Household Income
(Kauai County, Hawaii)

Less than 10.0 percent : 429

10.0 to 14.9 percent : 625

15.0 to 19.9 percent : 962

20.0 to 24.9 percent : 964

25.0 to 29.9 percent : 1,158

30.0 to 34.9 percent : 878

35.0 to 39.9 percent : 425

40.0 to 49.9 percent : 611

50.0 percent or more : 1,902

Not computed : 872


(updated 2013)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Kauai County, Hawaii)

Built 2010 or later : $498,900

Built 2000 to 2009 : $523,900

Built 1990 to 1999 : $521,200

Built 1980 to 1989 : $458,800

Built 1970 to 1979 : $446,900

Built 1960 to 1969 : $446,200

Built 1950 to 1959 : $353,700

Built 1940 to 1949 : $499,300

Built 1939 or earlier : $590,600


(updated 2013)







Percentage of Family Households in Kauai County, Hawaii: 69.5%

Percentage of Family Households in Hawaii: 68.9%


(updated 2010)



Building Permits in Kauai County, Hawaii

* Units are useful in showing how many separate living spaces
were built. e.g. apartments, townhomes, condos, etc.

    Buildings Units Cost
1999        
  Single Family 261 261 $79,013,235
  Two Family 1 2 $89,300
  Three and Four Family 2 8 $857,800
  Five or More Family 2 20 $1,994,600
  Total

266 291 $81,954,935
2000        
  Single Family 263 263 $90,491,525
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 2 27 $3,900,000
  Total

265 290 $94,391,525
2001        
  Single Family 325 325 $93,292,740
  Two Family 11 22 $9,337,000
  Three and Four Family 8 26 $10,579,000
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

344 373 $113,208,740
2002        
  Single Family 508 508 $160,095,490
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 3 96 $12,565,000
  Total

511 604 $172,660,490
2003        
  Single Family 485 485 $141,503,962
  Two Family 2 4 $579,200
  Three and Four Family 1 4 $880,000
  Five or More Family 5 50 $6,681,000
  Total

493 543 $149,644,162
2004        
  Single Family 432 432 $118,169,235
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

432 432 $118,169,235
2005        
  Single Family 895 895 $280,458,035
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 2 28 $5,446,000
  Total

897 923 $285,904,035
2006        
  Single Family 556 556 $214,988,141
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 5 20 $5,271,500
  Five or More Family 12 346 $68,061,400
  Total

573 922 $288,321,041


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Kauai County, HI): $45,020
Median Household Income In 2000 (Hawaii): $49,820


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Kauai County): $214,600
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Hawaii): $249,300


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Kauai County, Hawaii

Utility Gas: 2.3%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 9.0%
Electricity: 35.1%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 0.1%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 0.7%
Solar Energy: 3.3%
Other Fuel: 0.1%
No Fuel Used: 49.4%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





Population in Group Quarters in Kauai County, Hawaii

Institutionalized population


  • Correctional facilities for adults : 24.98%
  • Juvenile facilities : 1.98%
  • Nursing facilities/Skilled-nursing facilities : 27.13%

Noninstitutionalized population


  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 45.91%


(updated 2010)







Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Kauai County): $739
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Hawaii): $779
Fair Market Rent in 2007 (Kauai County): $1146


(updated 2010)



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