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Waipahu is in Honolulu County, in the Honolulu metro area.
The community name means "bursting water."
The latitude of Waipahu is 21.386N. The longitude is -158.009W.It is in the Hawaiian Time Zone time zone. Elevation is 62 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 33,108.
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1% of Waipahu residents report German ancestry, and 0% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Waipahu ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Waipahu was $14,484, compared with $21,587 nationally.
11% of Waipahu residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Waipahu, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $593. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,705.
Libraries in Waipahu include Waipahu Public Library ... View libraries
Honolulu County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Waipahu political report.
The average commute time for Waipahu workers is 33 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 15 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Waipahu between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 4.5 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was slightly higher than the national norm.
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