Census Bureau: 15.2% of people in Wailua Homesteads identified as multi-racial in 2017


Of the 6,212 citizens living in Wailua Homesteads in 2017, 84.8% said they were only one race while 15.2% said they were two or more races, according to U.S. Census Bureau data obtained on Aug. 2 by the Hawaii Business Daily.

Of those who said they were one race, the majority identified as white.

An agency of the U.S. Federal Statistical System, the Census Bureau is responsible for compiling statistical facts about the American people, places and economy. Data for this story was compiled from the bureau’s American Community Survey. Information from the survey helps to determine how federal and state funds are distributed.

Statistical data for 2018 will be released later this year.

Racial makeup of citizens in Wailua Homesteads
Estimated Total
Percent of Total Population
White
3,040
48.9%
African American
16
0.3%
American Indian or Alaskan Native
3
0%
Asian
1,828
29.4%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
366
5.9%
Some Other Race
13
0.2%
Source: US Census Bureau

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