Lihue

Lihue

You will find Nawiwili Harbor, great restaurants, shopping, and more.

Welcome to Lihue

Lihue is the commercial center of the Garden Island of Kauai boasting the government offices as well as a cultural and historical areas.
 
Lihue is also where you will find Nawiwili Harbor, great restaurants, shopping, and more. In a nutshell, Lihue town offers everything from Costco to the Beach.

Overview for Lihue, HI

8,371 people live in Lihue, where the median age is 45.2 and the average individual income is $38,632. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

8,371

Total Population

45.2 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$38,632

Average individual Income

Around Lihue, HI

There's plenty to do around Lihue, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

25
Car-Dependent
Walking Score
44
Somewhat Bikeable
Bike Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Paulie's Pineapple Phrosty's, Mana on Wheels, and Richie's Huli BBQ.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining · $ 4.41 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 0.85 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 1.14 miles 12 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 0.07 miles 18 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 1.07 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 2 miles 12 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Lihue, HI

Lihue has 2,603 households, with an average household size of 3.15. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Lihue do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 8,371 people call Lihue home. The population density is 1,122.15 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

8,371

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

45.2

Median Age

47.8 / 52.2%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
2,603

Total Households

3.15

Average Household Size

$38,632

Average individual Income

Households with Children

With Children:

Without Children:

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Blue vs White Collar Workers

Blue Collar:

White Collar:

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Lihue, HI

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Primary Schools ()
Middle Schools ()
High Schools ()
Mixed Schools ()
The following schools are within or nearby Lihue. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
Elsie H Wilcox Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
3/5
Kauai High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
3/5

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