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Kauai County, Hawaii
Map of Hawaii highlighting Kauai County
Location in the state of Hawaii
Map of the U.S. highlighting Hawaii
Hawaii's location in the U.S.
Seat Lihue
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

1,266.37 sq mi (3,280 km²)
622.44 sq mi (1,612 km²)
643.93 sq mi (1,668 km²), 50.85%
Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

58,463
9,391/sq mi (3,626/km²)
Founded 1905
Congressional district 2nd
Time zone Hawaii-Aleutian: UTC-10
Website www.kauai.gov
Seal of Kauai County

Kauaʻi County is a county located in the U.S. state of Hawaiʻi. It consists of the islands of Kauaʻi, Niʻihau, Lehua, and Kaʻula, in the state of Hawaiʻi. As of 2000 Census the population was 58,463. The county seat is Līhuʻe.

The Kapa'a Micropolitan Statistical Area includes all of Kauai County.

Contents

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,266 square miles (3,280 km²), of which, 622 square miles (1,612 km²) of it is land and 644 square miles (1,668 km²) of it (50.85%) is water. The Pacific Ocean surrounds the county.

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Adjacent counties

National protected areas

Government

Kauaʻi County has a mayor-council form of municipal government. Executive authority is vested in the Mayor of Kauaʻi, elected by the voters on a non-partisan basis to a four-year term. Legislative authority is vested in the seven-member County Council. All members of the County Council are elected on a non-partisan, at-large basis to two-year terms.

Demographics

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 58,463 people, 20,183 households, and 14,572 families residing in the county. The population density was 94 people per square mile (36/km²). There were 25,331 housing units at an average density of 41 per square mile (16/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 29.51% White, 0.30% Black or African American, 0.36% Native American, 35.99% Asian, 9.12% Pacific Islander, 0.86% from other races, and 23.84% from two or more races. 8.22% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 20,183 households out of which 34.00% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.90% were married couples living together, 12.80% had a female householder with no husband present, and 27.80% were non-families. 21.40% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.70% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.87 and the average family size was 3.34.

In the county the population was spread out with 26.40% under the age of 18, 7.10% from 18 to 24, 27.20% from 25 to 44, 25.50% from 45 to 64, and 13.80% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 100.10 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 97.50 males.

Communities

Transportation

Lihue Airport serves the island of Kauai.

Sister cities

Coordinates: 22°04′N 159°39′W / 22.067°N 159.65°W / 22.067; -159.65

References

  1. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. http://factfinder.census.gov. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 

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Kauai County, Hawaii
Map
File:Map of Hawaii highlighting Kauai County.png
Location in the state of Hawaii
File:Map of USA HI full.png
Hawaii's location in the USA
Statistics
Founded 1905
Seat Lihue
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

 sq mikm²)
 sq mi ( km²)
 sq mi ( km²), 50.85%
wikipedia:Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

58463
Time zone Hawaii : UTC{{{UTC offset}}}/{{{DST offset}}}
Website: www.kauai.gov

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 3,280 km² (1,266 sq mi). 1,612 km² (622 sq mi) of it is land and 1,668 km² (644 sq mi) of it (50.85%) is water. The Pacific Ocean surrounds the county.

Adjacent Counties

Government

Kauabb;i County has a mayor-council form of municipal government. Executive authority is vested in the Mayor of Kauabb;iImage:Wp_globe_tiny.gif, elected by the voters on a non-partisan basis to a four-year term. Legislative authority is vested in the seven-member County Council. All members of the County Council are elected on a non-partisan, at-large basis to two-year terms.

Demographics

As of the census² of 2000, there were 58,463 people, 20,183 households, and 14,572 families residing in the county. The population density was 36/km² (94/sq mi). There were 25,331 housing units at an average density of 16/km² (41/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 29.51% White, 0.30% Black or African American, 0.36% Native American, 35.99% Asian, 9.12% Pacific Islander, 0.86% from other races, and 23.84% from two or more races. 8.22% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 20,183 households out of which 34.00% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.90% were married couples living together, 12.80% had a female householder with no husband present, and 27.80% were non-families. 21.40% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.70% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.87 and the average family size was 3.34.

In the county the population was spread out with 26.40% under the age of 18, 7.10% from 18 to 24, 27.20% from 25 to 44, 25.50% from 45 to 64, and 13.80% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 100.10 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 97.50 males.

Communities

Sister Cities


CoordinatesImage:Wp_globe_tiny.gif: 22°04′N, 159°39′WLatitude: 22°3′60″N
Longitude: 159°39′0″W

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Kauai County, Hawaii
Map

Location in the state of Hawaii

Hawaii's location in the USA
Statistics
Founded 1905
Seat Lihue
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

1,266.37 sq mi (3,280 km²)
622.44 sq mi (1,612 km²)
643.93 sq mi (1,668 km²), 50.85%
PopulationEst.
 - (2000)
 - Density

58,463
9,391/sq mi (3,626/km²)
Website: www.kauai.gov

Kauai County is a county located in the U.S. state of Hawaii, and was formed on 1905. As of 2000, the population is 58,463. Its county seat is Lihue.


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