Lihue, HI Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 2,429 housing units in Lihue. This represents a 9.1% growth from 2,227 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 2,429 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and none were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Lihue is about 59.6%. Lihue's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 9.1%. Average household size is 2.58 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Lihue were built after 1978.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type3.80%
One Bedroom12.80%
Two Bedrooms28.60%
Three Bedrooms35.20%
Four Bedrooms16.10%
Five Bedrooms or more3.50%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.89
Median year structure was built1977
Median Value of occupied units$261,400
Median Price asked for vacant units$350,000

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.13
Median year structure was built1978
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$773

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0%
Second Mortgage11.30%
Home Equity Loan12.90%
Simple Mortgage43.30%
Debt Free32.50%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs20.8%