Oahu’s Population is up to 8.8% According to U.S. Census

Oahu’s population grew from 876,156 to 953,207 residents according to the latest census.

Ewa Beach with Diamond Head View

Ewa Beach’s neighborhood of Ewa Gentry had the largest population boom on Oahu

According to a recent Star Advertiser article, Hawaii’s population is up to 1.4 million. The neighbor islands had larger percentage increases with Kauai up 14.8%, Maui up 20.9%, and the Big Island up a whopping 24.5% since the last census of 2000.

The Ewa Gentry area of Ewa Beach had the largest growth increase at 359.4%! This is a perfect example of why our prices in Hawaii are higher than the national average. There are more people coming than leaving. Supply vs. demand. Plain and simple…

Contact one of our great Hawaii Life agents throughout the islands if you’re looking to take advantage of lower prices before the next population boom.

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2 Responses to “Oahu’s Population is up to 8.8% According to U.S. Census”

  1. Bob
    March 24, 2014 at 6:07 pm #

    Ewa GENTRY

  2. David E. Buck, Realtor
    March 25, 2014 at 9:51 am #

    @Bob – I hear you on the GENTRY in all caps. He was a great man!

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