- Kauai County, Hawaii
Infobox U.S. County
county = Kauai County
state = Hawaii
map size = 200
founded year = 1905
seat wl= Lihue | area_total_sq_mi =1266.37
area percentage = 50.85%
census yr = 2000
pop = 58463
density_km2 = 3626
time zone = Hawaii
web = www.kauai.gov
Kauaokinai County is a
countylocated in the U.S. stateof Hawaiokinai. It consists of the islands of Kauaokinai, Niokinaihau, Lehua, and Kaokinaula, in the state of Hawaiokinai. As of 2000 Census the population was 58,463. The county seatis Līhuokinae.
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 Oceansurrounds the county.
Honolulu County, Hawaii- southeast
Hanalei National Wildlife Refuge
Huleia National Wildlife Refuge
Kilauea Point National Wildlife Refuge
Kauaokinai County has a
mayor-councilform of municipal government. Executive authority is vested in the Mayor of Kauaokinai, 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.
As of the
censusGR|2 of 2000, there were 58,463 people, 20,183 households, and 14,572 families residing in the county. The population densitywas 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.
Lihue Airportserves the island of Kauai.
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