The population of Kāpiti Coast District at the 2013 census was 49,104. This is an increase of 6.3% since 2006. Most people live between the State Highway and the beach in townships at Paraparaumu, Waikanae and Ōtaki.
To find out more about people of the Kāpiti Coast from the 2013 census, have a look at the District's Community Profile. This can give you a wealth of information about the population - age, gender, ethnicity, income, households and families - for the District as well as your local area. You can compare information with earlier 2001 and 2006 censuses, as well with other parts of the Wellington Region.
Also available are annual economic profiles that provide information on the value, employment, industries and skills of the Kāpiti economy.