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Kauai County, Hawaii

Kauai County is a county located in the U.S. State of Hawaii. It consists of the islands of Kauai and Niihau, in the state of Hawaii. As of 2000 the population was 58,463. The county seat is Lihue.

Geography According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 3,280 km² (1,266 mi²). 1,612 km² (622 mi²) of it is land and 1,668 km² (644 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 50.85% water.

Demographics As of the census of 2000, there are 58,463 people, 20,183 households, and 14,572 families residing in the county. The population density is 36/km² (94/mi²). There are 25,331 housing units at an average density of 16/km² (41/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 29.51% White, 0.30% 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 are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

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

In the county the population is 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 are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 38 years. For every 100 females there are 100.10 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 97.50 males.

The median income for a household in the county is $0, and the median income for a family is $0. Males have a median income of $0 versus $0 for females. The per capita income for the county is $0. 0.00% of the population and 0.00% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 0.00% are under the age of 18 and 0.00% are 65 or older.

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