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The Waimea district is the largest in geographic size on Kauai. It comprises the former plantation towns of Hanapepe, Waimea, and Kekaha. The population for the district is 14,466.

Kekaha town has a population of 2,616 residents with a median household income of $57,230. Waimea town has a population of 9,212 residents with a median household income of $54,025; and Hanapepe has a population of 2,638 and a median household income of $44,398

The primary industries in the area are agriculture and military. Pacific Missile Range Facility employees approximately 800 people and about the same for the agricultural industry. With the demise of the sugar industry, a major area employer, a great number of residents make the daily commute into Lihue for work.

The first European to discover Waimea was Capt.James Cook in 1778. He named the islands after his benefactor, the 6th Earl of Sandwich. Cook discovered a thriving population of friendly locals with a well ordered society. Surviving upon agricultural farming, ranching and fishing.

While there was no written language the Hawaiians had an understanding of and worshipped deities and they had developed intricate stories to explain both natural phenomena and spirituality.

As of November 2015, residential sales in the Waimea District are down 30% compared to last year with a median sales price of $400,000 which is up by 21% compared with last year.

Coldwell Banker Turtle Cove Realty can help with any of your questions about homes for sale on Kauai. You can call or email Lee Morey, PB at 808-651-6720

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        Number of households 1,931
        Household Avg. Income 81,630
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        Population 5,567
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        Median Age 40
        Average value of the dwelling in which household lives $893,750
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