Halaula, Hawaii

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Population in 2010: 469.
Population change since 2000: -5.3%
Males: 242  (51.6%)
Females: 227  (48.4%)
Median resident age:

36.5 years
Hawaii median age:

39.2 years

Zip codes: 96755.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $68,308 (it was $47,250 in 2000)
Halaula:

$68,308
HI:

$77,765

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $20,524 (it was $13,882 in 2000)

Halaula CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $319,062 (it was $143,800 in 2000)
Halaula:

$319,062
HI:

$617,400

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $375,963; detached houses: $375,392

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,065.

March 2019 cost of living index in Halaula: 94.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 11.4%
(21.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 2.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 25.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 15.5% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Halaula, HI (2010)
    • 14029.9%Asian alone
    • 13127.9%Two or more races
    • 9720.7%Hispanic
    • 6513.9%White alone
    • 316.6%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 30.6%Black alone
    • 20.4%Other race alone

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

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Ancestries: European (12.6%), Portuguese (1.5%), Scotch-Irish (1.5%), English (1.2%), Irish (1.2%), Pennsylvania German (1.2%).

Current Local Time: HST (no DST) time zone

Elevation: 240 feet

Land area: 2.67 square miles.

Population density: 175 people per square mile   (very low).

Halaula, Hawaii map

144 residents are foreign born (12.4% Asia).

This place:

22.1%
Hawaii:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $629 (0.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $913 (0.3%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Honolulu, HI (151.7 miles , pop. 371,657).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (2476.0 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

Kapaau, HI (1.2 miles ),
North Kohala, HI (1.6 miles ),
Hawi, HI (1.8 miles ),
Kukuihaele, HI (4.0 miles ),
Waimea, HI (4.1 miles ),
South Kohala, HI (4.3 miles ),
Waikoloa Village, HI (4.5 miles ),
Puako, HI (4.6 miles )

Latitude: 20.23 N, Longitude: 155.78 W

Distribution of median household income in Halaula, HI in 2017
Distribution of house value in Halaula, HI in 2017

Halaula tourist attractions:

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.7%
Hawaii:

2.9%
Most common industries in Halaula, HI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (36.6%)
  • Educational services (10.2%)
  • Construction (8.3%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (7.8%)
  • Repair & maintenance (4.4%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.4%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (2.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (25.0%)
  • Construction (17.7%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (12.5%)
  • Repair & maintenance (9.4%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (5.2%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (4.2%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (3.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (46.8%)
  • Educational services (16.5%)
  • Food & beverage stores (6.4%)
  • Clothing & accessories, including shoe, stores (4.6%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.7%)
  • Public administration (2.8%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (2.8%)
Most common occupations in Halaula, HI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (17.1%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (5.4%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.4%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (30.2%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (9.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.3%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (6.3%)
  • Construction laborers (5.2%)
  • Cashiers (4.2%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.2%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Waiters and waitresses (10.1%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (8.3%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (8.3%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (7.3%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers, except waiters and waitresses (6.4%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (6.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.5%)

Average climate in Halaula, Hawaii

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI SO2 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 60.1. This is better than average.

City:

60.1
U.S.:

74.2
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 1.06. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 17.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.06
U.S.:

1.79
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 8.06. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.06
U.S.:

8.46

Earthquake activity:

Halaula-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Hawaii state average. It is 61% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 72.7 miles away from the city center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths)
On 8/21/1951 at 10:57:00, a magnitude 6.9 (6.9 UK, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 36.2 miles away from the city center
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 29.1 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 61.0 miles away from Halaula 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 47.9 miles away from Halaula 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 20.1 miles away from Halaula 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 Hawaii County (18) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 7, Earthquakes: 3, Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Lava Flows: 2, Volcanic Eruptions: 2, High Surf: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Tsunami Wave: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Halaula topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Halaula:

  • KOHALA HOSPITAL (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; KAPAAU, HI)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Halaula:

  • University of Hawaii at Hilo (about 59 miles; Hilo, HI; Full-time enrollment: 3,161)
  • Hawaii Community College (about 59 miles; Hilo, HI; FT enrollment: 2,137)
  • University of Hawaii Maui College (about 65 miles; Kahului, HI; FT enrollment: 2,492)
  • Kapiolani Community College (about 149 miles; Honolulu, HI; FT enrollment: 5,069)
  • Chaminade University of Honolulu (about 150 miles; Honolulu, HI; FT enrollment: 2,610)
  • University of Hawaii at Manoa (about 151 miles; Honolulu, HI; FT enrollment: 16,461)
  • Hawaii Pacific University (about 154 miles; Honolulu, HI; FT enrollment: 5,506)

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Cemetery: Wainaia Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Hawaii County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This place:

3.0 people
Hawaii:

2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

70.3%
Whole state:

68.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

11.0%
Whole state:

7.3%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Halaula:

Marital status in Halaula, HI
  • Never married: 28.8%
  • Now married: 58.7%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 8.2%
  • Divorced: 2.6%

For population 25 years and over in Halaula:

  • High school or higher: 84.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.8%
  • Unemployed: 7.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.8
Hawaii average:

11.0

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Neighborhoods in Halaula:

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Religion statistics for Halaula, HI (based on Hawaii County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Other38,70188
Catholic30,61622
Evangelical Protestant16,302120
Mainline Protestant5,88243
Orthodox251
None93,553-
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: 36
Hawaii County:

2.09 / 10,000 pop.
Hawaii:

2.30 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Hawaii County:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 34
This county:

1.97 / 10,000 pop.
Hawaii:

1.57 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 44
Hawaii County:

2.55 / 10,000 pop.
Hawaii:

1.72 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 143
This county:

8.29 / 10,000 pop.
Hawaii:

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

7.1%
Hawaii:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

21.2%
Hawaii:

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

10.3%
Hawaii:

9.2%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

53.6%
State:

54.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

48.6%
Hawaii:

50.1%

Average BMI:
Halaula:

27.1
Hawaii:

26.9

People feeling badly about themselves:
Halaula:

16.7%
State:

16.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

16.4%
Hawaii:

18.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.7
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Halaula:

26.2%
Hawaii:

26.1%

General health condition:
Halaula:

56.0%
Hawaii:

57.0%

Average condition of hearing:
Halaula:

81.3%
State:

81.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Halaula, HI Residents

5.47% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($62,641 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.47%
Hawaii average:

5.19%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($421 average AGI)
Hawaii County:

0.04%
Hawaii average:

0.26%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Honolulu County, HI  1.04% ($46,987 average AGI)
from Maui County, HI  0.22% ($50,463)
from Los Angeles County, CA  0.17% ($101,395)


4.69% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($43,329 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.69%
Hawaii average:

5.62%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($393 average AGI)
Hawaii County:

0.06%
Hawaii average:

0.26%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Honolulu County, HI  0.80% ($43,065 average AGI)
to Maui County, HI  0.23% ($42,669)
to Clark County, NV  0.20% ($30,847)

Strongest AM radio stations in Halaula:

  • KUAU (1570 AM; 50 kW; HAIKU, HI; Owner: FIRST ASSEMBLY OF GOD-KAHULUI, MAUI)
  • KIPA (620 AM; 10 kW; NAALEHU, HI; Owner: BIG ISLAND RADIO)
  • KPUA (670 AM; 10 kW; HILO, HI; Owner: NEW WEST BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KAIM (870 AM; 50 kW; HONOLULU, HI; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF HAWAII, INC.)
  • KKON (790 AM; 5 kW; KEALAKEKUA, HI; Owner: BIG ISLAND RADIO ( HAWAII LIMITED PA)
  • KMVI (550 AM; 5 kW; WAILUKU, HI; Owner: PACIFIC RADIO GROUP,INC.)
  • KHLO (850 AM; 5 kW; HILO, HI; Owner: MAVERICK MEDIA OF HAWAII LICENSE, LLC)
  • KNUI (900 AM; 5 kW; KAHULUI, HI; Owner: PACIFIC RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KHBC (1060 AM; 5 kW; HILO, HI; Owner: HILO BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • KAOI (1110 AM; 5 kW; KIHEI, HI; Owner: VISIONARY RELATED ENTERTAINMENT, 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.)
  • KHNR (650 AM; 10 kW; HONOLULU, HI; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF HAWAII, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Halaula:

  • KKUA (90.7 FM; WAILUKU, HI; Owner: HAWAII PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • KAGB (99.1 FM; WAIMEA, HI; Owner: BIG ISLAND RADIO)
  • KNUQ (103.7 FM; PAAUILO, HI; Owner: VISIONARY RELATED ENTERTAINMENT II,)
  • KLUA (93.9 FM; KAILUA KONA, HI; Owner: BIG ISLAND RADIO)
  • KAOY (101.5 FM; KEALAKEKUA, HI; Owner: BIG ISLAND RADIO ( HAWAII LIMITED PA)
  • KLEO (106.1 FM; KAHALUU, HI; Owner: MAVERICK MEDIA OF HAWAII LICENSE, LLC)
  • K220HA (91.9 FM; KIHEI, HI; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KJMD (98.3 FM; PUKALANI, HI; Owner: PACIFIC RADIO GROUP,INC.)
  • K210CM (89.9 FM; KIHEI, HI; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KONI (104.7 FM; LANAI CITY, HI; Owner: HOCHMAN HAWAII PUBLISHING, INC.)
  • KWYI (106.9 FM; KAWAIHAE, HI; Owner: COLIN H. NAITO)
  • KLHI-FM (101.1 FM; LAHAINA, HI; Owner: PACIFIC RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KNUI-FM (99.9 FM; KAHULUI, HI; Owner: PACIFIC RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KAOI-FM (95.1 FM; WAILUKU, HI; Owner: VISIONARY RELATED ENTERTAINMENT INC)

Halaula fatal accident list:

Nov 28, 2008 09:35 PM, Sr-270, Lat: 20.229020, Lon: -155.788750, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Nov 7, 2005 08:50 PM, Sr-270, Lat: 20.225230, Lon: -155.772530, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Halaula, HI
  • 94.0%No fuel used
  • 3.6%Electricity
  • 2.4%Solar energy
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Halaula, HI
  • 100.0%No fuel used


Halaula compared to Hawaii state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.

Halaula on our top lists:

  • #64 on the list of "Top 100 cities with strongest arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services industries"
  • #69 on the list of "Top 100 most racially diverse cities"
  • #32 (96755) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Portuguese first ancestries"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Sulfur Oxides Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest average weight of females"
  • #50 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that exercised in the past month"
  • #59 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Obama (Democrat) in the 2012 Presidential Election"
  • #61 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Other congregations (pop. 50,000+)"
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