Eleele, Hawaii

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Population in 2010: 2,390. Population change since 2000: +17.2%
Males: 1,225  (51.3%)
Females: 1,165  (48.7%)
Median resident age:  37.6 years
Hawaii median age:  38.1 years

Zip codes: 96705, 96716.

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Estimated median household income in 2013: $68,512 (it was $46,705 in 2000)
Eleele:

$68,512
HI:

$68,020

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $23,682 (it was $15,873 in 2000)

Eleele CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $424,763 (it was $177,900 in 2000)
Eleele:

$424,763
HI:

$500,000

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $410,680; Detached houses: $415,994; Townhouses or other attached units: $266,283

Median gross rent in 2013: $870.

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  • Races in Eleele, HI (2010)

    Eleele races chart
    • 1,34556.3%Asian alone
    • 47219.7%Two or more races
    • 24910.4%White alone
    • 2138.9%Hispanic
    • 1034.3%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 50.2%Black alone
    • 30.1%American Indian alone

Races in Eleele detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Eleele: 98.0 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (4.1%), Portuguese (2.6%), English (2.2%), German (1.9%), French (1.7%).

Current Local Time: HST (no DST) time zone

Elevation: 120 feet

Land area: 0.83 square miles.

Population density: 2,886 people per square mile   (average).

Eleele,HI real estate house value index trend

Eleele, Hawaii map

For population 25 years and over in Eleele:

  • High school or higher: 85.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.2%
  • Unemployed: 7.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Eleele CDP:

  • Never married: 38.1%
  • Now married: 44.3%
  • Separated: 0.3%
  • Widowed: 11.1%
  • Divorced: 6.1%

544 residents are foreign born (26.1% Asia).

This place:

26.7%
Hawaii:

17.5%



According to our research of Hawaii and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Eleele, Hawaii as of August 04, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Eleele to the number of sex offenders is 1,195 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $974 (0.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $588 (0.1%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Ewa, HI (108.1 miles , pop. 272,328).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (2633.6 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Hanapepe, HI (0.8 miles ), Kaumakani, HI (1.6 miles ), Kalaheo, HI (1.9 miles ), Pakala Village, HI (2.2 miles ), Lawai, HI (2.2 miles ), Omao, HI (2.6 miles ), Koloa, HI (2.8 miles ), Poipu, HI (2.8 miles ).

Latitude: 21.91 N, Longitude: 159.58 W

Eleele household income distribution Eleele home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.4%
Hawaii:

4.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Accommodation and food services (18%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (10%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (10%)
  • Utilities (7%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (24%)
  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (13%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (12%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)
  • Management occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (15%)
  • Sales and related occupations (14%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (11%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (10%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (10%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (5%)

Work and jobs in Eleele: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Eleele, Hawaii

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Eleele-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Hawaii state average. It is 73% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/21/1951 at 10:57:00, a magnitude 6.9 (6.9 UK, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 275.7 miles away from the city center
On 11/29/1975 at 14:47:40, a magnitude 7.2 (6.0 MB, 7.1 MS, 7.2 UK, 7.2 MS, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 340.0 miles away from Eleele center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths)
On 10/15/2006 at 17:07:49, a magnitude 6.7 (6.2 MB, 6.6 MS, 6.7 MW, Depth: 24.2 mi) earthquake occurred 272.1 miles away from the city center
On 11/16/1983 at 16:13:00, a magnitude 6.7 (6.4 MB, 6.7 MS, 6.7 MW) earthquake occurred 321.5 miles away from the city center, causing $6,000,000 total damage
On 4/26/1973 at 20:26:28, a magnitude 6.3 (6.0 MB, 6.1 MS, 6.3 UK, 6.2 ML) earthquake occurred 319.3 miles away from Eleele center
On 10/15/2006 at 17:14:12, a magnitude 6.0 (5.8 MB, 6.0 MW, Depth: 11.7 mi) earthquake occurred 261.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Kauai County (6) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 3, Mudslides: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, High Surf: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Typhoon: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Eleele:

  • KAUAI CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; WAIMEA, HI)
  • KAUAI VETERANS MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; WAIMEA, HI)
  • KAUAI HOSPICE (Hospital, about 14 miles away; LIHUE, HI)
  • ST.FRANCIS HOME CARE SERVICES - KAUAI (Home Health Center, about 14 miles away; LIHUE, HI)
  • G N WILCOX MEM HOSP - SNF/ICF (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; LIHUE, HI)
  • KAUAI DIALYSIS FACILITY (Dialysis Facility, about 15 miles away; LIHUE, HI)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Eleele:

  • Brigham Young University-Hawaii (about 109 miles; Laie, HI; Full-time enrollment: 3,527)
  • Leeward Community College (about 109 miles; Pearl City, HI; FT enrollment: 4,589)
  • Honolulu Community College (about 118 miles; Honolulu, HI; FT enrollment: 2,538)
  • Hawaii Pacific University (about 119 miles; Honolulu, HI; FT enrollment: 5,506)
  • University of Hawaii at Manoa (about 122 miles; Honolulu, HI; FT enrollment: 16,461)
  • Chaminade University of Honolulu (about 123 miles; Honolulu, HI; FT enrollment: 2,610)
  • Kapiolani Community College (about 123 miles; Honolulu, HI; FT enrollment: 5,069)

Public elementary/middle school in Eleele:

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Shopping Center: Eleele Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Reservoir: Kiaha Reservoir (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Hiloa Stream (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Blue Dolphin Charters (Tours & Charters; PO Box 869).

Kauai County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2006 was 18.8. This is significantly better than average.

City:

18.8
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2006 was 11.4. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 14.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.4
U.S.:

20.2
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 13.8%
(23.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 6.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 32.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 29.6% for other race residents, 22.1% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  3.2 people
Hawaii:  2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  78.8%
Whole state:  68.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  7.3%
Whole state:  7.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

Eleele compared to Hawaii state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.

Banks with branches in Eleele (2011 data):

  • First Hawaiian Bank: Hanapepe-Eleele Branch at Eleele Shopping Center, Building 606, branch established on 1944/03/06. Info updated 2012/02/02: Bank assets: $15,830.2 mil, Deposits: $12,165.6 mil, headquarters in Honolulu, HI, positive income, 59 total offices, Holding Company: Bnp Paribas

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

14.6
Hawaii average:

11.3

Eleele travel time to work - commute Eleele mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • No fuel used (89%)
  • Electricity (10%)
  • Solar energy (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Neighborhood in Eleele (Eleele, Hawaii Neighborhood Map):

Religion statistics for Eleele CDP (based on Kauai County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic10,10810
Other7,64830
Evangelical Protestant5,72544
Mainline Protestant3,03322
None40,577-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 22
Kauai County:

3.51 / 10,000 pop.
Hawaii:

2.30 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 16
Kauai County:

2.55 / 10,000 pop.
Hawaii:

1.57 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
Kauai County:

0.96 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.72 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 87
Here:

13.86 / 10,000 pop.
State:

9.00 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.2%
Hawaii:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Kauai County:

20.4%
Hawaii:

20.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

7.6%
State:

9.2%

4.60% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($43,810 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.60%
Hawaii average:

5.49%

0.09% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,075 average AGI)
Kauai County:

0.09%
Hawaii average:

0.31%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Honolulu County, HI  0.83% ($40,269 average AGI)
from Maui County, HI  0.23% ($57,627)
from San Diego County, CA  0.17% ($56,023)


4.53% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($41,839 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.53%
Hawaii average:

5.34%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($613 average AGI)
Kauai County:

0.06%
Hawaii average:

0.28%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Honolulu County, HI  1.06% ($36,011 average AGI)
to Clark County, NV  0.18% ($30,478)
to Hawaii County, HI  0.17% ($38,349)

Strongest AM radio stations in Eleele:

  • KUAI (720 AM; 5 kW; ELEELE, HI; Owner: VISIONARY RELATED ENTERTAINMENT, INC.)
  • KQNG (570 AM; 1 kW; LIHUE, HI; Owner: VISONARY RELATED ENTERTAINMENT, INC.)
  • KAIM (870 AM; 50 kW; HONOLULU, HI; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF HAWAII, INC.)
  • KHNR (650 AM; 10 kW; HONOLULU, HI; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF HAWAII, INC.)
  • KHCM (940 AM; 10 kW; WAIPAHU, HI; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF HAWAII, INC.)
  • KORL (690 AM; 10 kW; HONOLULU, HI; Owner: NEW WAVE BROADCASTING, L.P.)
  • KGU (760 AM; 10 kW; HONOLULU, HI; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF HAWAII, INC.)
  • KSSK (590 AM; 8 kW; HONOLULU, HI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KHVH (830 AM; 10 kW; HONOLULU, HI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KLHT (1040 AM; 10 kW; HONOLULU, HI; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF HONOLULU, INC.)
  • KUAU (1570 AM; 50 kW; HAIKU, HI; Owner: FIRST ASSEMBLY OF GOD-KAHULUI, MAUI)
  • KUMU (1500 AM; 10 kW; HONOLULU, HI; Owner: MAVERICK MEDIA OF OAHU LICENSE LLC)
  • KJPN (1370 AM; 6 kW; PEARL CITY, HI; Owner: DIAMOND BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Eleele:

  • KAQA (91.9 FM; KILAUEA, HI; Owner: KEKAHU FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • K211DQ (90.1 FM; KAUAI, HI; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KSRF (95.9 FM; POIPU, HI; Owner: VISIONARY RELATED ENTERTAINMENT, INC)
  • KITH (98.9 FM; KAPAA, HI; Owner: HOCHMAN HAWAII-TWO, INC.)
  • KSHK (103.3 FM; KEKAHA, HI; Owner: VISIONARY RELATED ENTERTAINMENT, INC)
  • KHJC (88.9 FM; LIHUE, HI; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • KTOH (99.9 FM; KALAHEO, HI; Owner: HOCHMAN HAWAII-ONE, INC.)
  • KAWV (98.1 FM; LIHUE, HI; Owner: O'HANA RADIO PARTNERS)
  • KFMN (96.9 FM; LIHUE, HI; Owner: FM 97 ASSOCIATES)
  • KQNG-FM (93.5 FM; LIHUE, HI; Owner: VISONARY RELATED ENTERTAINMENT, INC.)
  • KFMN-FM1 (96.9 FM; WAIMEA, ETC., HI; Owner: FM 97 ASSOCIATES)

TV broadcast stations around Eleele:

  • K57BI (Channel 57; WAIMEA, HI; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • K63AI (Channel 63; KAUMAKANI, ETC., HI; Owner: HAWAII PUBLIC TELEVISION FOUNDATION)
  • K55DZ (Channel 55; LIHUE, HI; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • K51BB (Channel 51; LIHUE, HI; Owner: KITV HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC. (CA CORP.))
  • K69BZ (Channel 69; LIHUE, ETC., HI; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • K65BV (Channel 65; LIHUE, ETC., HI; Owner: RAYCOM NATIONAL, INC.)
  • K67AV (Channel 67; LIHUE, HI; Owner: HAWAII PUBLIC TELEVISION FOUNDATION)
Eleele fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2013

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2013 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Eleele fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 12Number of bridges
  • 45m148ftTotal length
  • $29,098,000Total costs
  • 105,960Total average daily traffic
  • 41Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 41910-1919
  • 11920-1929
  • 41930-1939
  • 21960-1969
  • 12000-2009
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FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Eleele)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Lat: 21.971583 Lon: -159.364139, Call Sign: WPSL239, Licensee ID: L00561535
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.530 MHz, 153.725 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/14/2011, Expiration Date: 06/07/2021, Certifier: Asako C Shimazu
    Registrant: Kauai Island Utility Co-Op
  • Lat: 21.900417 Lon: -159.587667, Call Sign: WQOS276
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.207 MHz, 159.667 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/12/2012, Expiration Date: 01/12/2022, Certifier: Scott Pingrey
    Registrant: Pacific Wireless Comms. LLC, 710 Kakoi Street, Honolulu, HI 96819-2016, Phone: (808) 833-3778, Fax: (808) 833-9800, Email:

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Kahili Peak (Lat: 21.973250 Lon: -159.495806), Structure height: 25 m, Call Sign: KPH926
    Assigned Frequencies: 450.250 MHz, 455.250 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/22/1987, Expiration Date: 02/01/2014
    Registrant: Ohana Broadcast Company LLC, 4311 Wilshire Blvd. Suite 408, Los Angeles, CA 90010

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • Eleele Shopping Center (Lat: 21.894917 Lon: -159.551917), Call Sign: WHB313, Licensee ID: L01566393
    Assigned Frequencies: 949.000 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/26/1981, Expiration Date: 02/01/2014
    Registrant: Ohana Broadcast Company LLC, 4311 Wilshire Blvd. Suite 408, Los Angeles, CA 90010

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Eleele)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 3
Most common first names in Eleele, HI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Juan770.0 years
John781.0 years
Manuel776.3 years
Mary576.0 years
Joseph466.3 years
Edward461.8 years
Matsu487.7 years
Frank366.0 years
Henry369.3 years
Kazuo369.0 years
Most common last names in Eleele, HI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Sakai775.8 years
Mendonca670.3 years
Hirano578.2 years
Colcol576.6 years
Shimono571.0 years
Yamasaki485.7 years
Ishida485.3 years
Kato483.8 years
Takeshita475.0 years
Garma380.7 years

Businesses in Eleele, HI

  • Ace Hardware: 1
  • CVS: 1
  • McDonald's: 1

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  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most Korean residents"
  • #67 (96705) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of residents speaking Asian or Pacific Island language at home"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that exercised in the past month"
  • #73 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Kerry (Democrat) in the 2004 Presidential Election, pop. 50,000+"
  • #94 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the best general health status score of residents (1-5), 3 years of data"
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