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Population in 2010: 509. Population change since 2000: -5.9%
Males: 236  (46.5%)
Females: 273  (53.5%)

Median resident age:  45.1 years
Hawaii median age:  39.6 years

Zip codes: 96728.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $39,211 (it was $30,179 in 2000)
Honomu:

$39,211
HI:

$66,259
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $19,882

Honomu CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $239,213 (it was $99,200 in 2000)
Honomu:

$239,213
HI:

$496,600
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $297,381; Detached houses: $297,381

Median gross rent in 2012: $1,156.

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  • White alone - 148 (29.1%)
  • Asian alone - 140 (27.5%)
  • Two or more races - 119 (23.4%)
  • Hispanic - 63 (12.4%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 37 (7.3%)
  • Black alone - 2 (0.4%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Honomu: 106.9 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Portuguese (18.1%), German (12.4%), English (7.0%), Irish (4.9%), Dutch (2.1%), United States (2.1%).

Current Local Time: HST (no DST) time zone

Elevation: 300 feet

Land area: 0.46 square miles.

Population density: 1,103 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Honomu:

  • High school or higher: 87.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 24.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.5%
  • Unemployed: 5.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Honomu CDP:

  • Never married: 30.1%
  • Now married: 50.7%
  • Separated: 7.1%
  • Widowed: 4.7%
  • Divorced: 7.4%

37 residents are foreign born (11.4% Asia).

This place:  8.1%
Hawaii:  16.6%



According to our research of Hawaii and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Honomu, Hawaii as of September 30, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Honomu to the number of sex offenders is 509 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,205 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $199 (0.1%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Honolulu, HI (201.6 miles , pop. 371,657).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (2451.8 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Wailea, HI (1.1 miles ), Pepeekeo, HI (1.6 miles ), Papaikou-Wailea, HI (1.6 miles) , Papaikou, HI (2.3 miles ), Paukaa, HI (2.7 miles ), North Hilo, HI (2.9 miles) , Wainaku, HI (2.9 miles ), Laupahoehoe, HI (3.3 miles ).

Latitude: 19.87 N, Longitude: 155.12 W

Honomu household income distribution Honomu home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.8%
Hawaii:

4.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (24%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (15%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (10%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Utilities (6%)
  • Educational services (28%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (12%)
  • Information (11%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Farmers and farm managers (10%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (8%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (12%)
  • Cashiers (9%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (7%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)

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Earthquake activity:

Honomu-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Hawaii state average. It is 641% greater 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 29.5 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 58.1 miles away from Honomu center
On 11/16/1983 at 16:13:00, a magnitude 6.7 (6.4 MB, 6.7 MS, 6.7 MW) earthquake occurred 34.4 miles away from the city center, causing $6,000,000 total damage
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 56.8 miles away from the city center
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 5.5 miles away from Honomu center
On 6/26/1989 at 03:27:03, a magnitude 6.2 (5.8 MB, 6.1 MS, 6.2 MS, 6.2 MD) earthquake occurred 31.6 miles away from the city center, destroying 5 buildings
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Hawaii County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 7, Flood: 1, High Surf: 1, Mudslide: 1, Earthquake: 1, Hurricane: 1, Storm: 1, Tsunami Wave: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Honomu:

  • HILO DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 11 miles away; HILO, HI)
  • HILO MEDICAL CENTER HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; HILO, HI)
  • HILO MEDICAL CENTER (Hospital, Acute Care Hospitals, Government - State, provides emergency services, about 11 miles away; HILO, HI)

Political contributions by individuals in Honomu, HI

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Honomu:

  • University of Hawaii at Hilo (about 13 miles; Hilo, HI; Full-time enrollment: 3,180)
  • Kapiolani Community College (about 199 miles; Honolulu, HI; FT enrollment: 3,151)
  • University of Hawaii at Manoa (about 201 miles; Honolulu, HI; FT enrollment: 14,726)
  • Hawaii Pacific University (about 204 miles; Honolulu, HI; FT enrollment: 4,471)
  • Leeward Community College (about 214 miles; Pearl City, HI; FT enrollment: 3,228)
  • Brigham Young University-Hawaii (about 220 miles; Laie, HI; FT enrollment: 2,381)
  • Skyline College (about 2312 miles; San Bruno, CA; FT enrollment: 2,853)

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Churches in Honomu include: Good Shepherd Roman Catholic Church (A), Honomu Hongwanji Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: The Palms Cliff House (PO Box 189), Palms Cliff House Inn (28-3514 Mamalahoa Highway).

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 25.3. This is better than average.
City:

25.3
U.S.:

32.0
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 5.95. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 10.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

5.95
U.S.:

2.43
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 7.77. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 10.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

7.77
U.S.:

9.59


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 7.2%
(0.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 12.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 5.3% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This place:  2.6 people
Hawaii:  2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  63.1%
Whole state:  68.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  8.1%
Whole state:  7.3%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Honomu, HI

Honomu compared to Hawaii state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Honomu travel time to work - commute


Honomu mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • No fuel used (91%)
  • Electricity (8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Honomu CDP (based on Hawaii County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 39.77%
Here39.8%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchAssemblies of GodUnited Church of ChristInternational Church of the Foursquare Gospel
Adherents55.6%11.5%5.3%5.0%3.9%
Congregations14.3%8.9%11.3%13.1%4.8%
NameSouthern Baptist ConventionPresbyterian Church (USA)International Pentecostal Holiness ChurchEpiscopal ChurchOther
Adherents3.8%2.7%2.1%1.7%8.4%
Congregations7.1%2.4%1.8%4.2%32.1%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables 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
This county:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

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

8.29 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.1%
Hawaii:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Hawaii County:

21.2%
Hawaii:

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

10.3%
State:

9.2%

6.70% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($48,782 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.70%
Hawaii average:

6.39%

0.17% of residents moved from foreign countries ($716 average AGI)
Hawaii County:

0.17%
Hawaii average:

0.70%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Honolulu County, HI  1.22% ($36,483 average AGI)
from Maui County, HI  0.32% ($36,386)
from Los Angeles County, CA  0.25% ($51,293)


4.72% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($38,691 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.72%
Hawaii average:

5.89%

0.13% of residents moved to foreign countries ($769 average AGI)
Hawaii County:

0.13%
Hawaii average:

0.33%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Honolulu County, HI  0.98% ($31,041 average AGI)
to Maui County, HI  0.22% ($37,416)
to Clark County, NV  0.18% ($31,330)

Strongest AM radio stations in Honomu:

  • KIPA (620 AM; 10 kW; NAALEHU, HI; Owner: BIG ISLAND RADIO)
  • KPUA (670 AM; 10 kW; HILO, HI; Owner: NEW WEST BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KHLO (850 AM; 5 kW; HILO, HI; Owner: MAVERICK MEDIA OF HAWAII LICENSE, LLC)
  • KHBC (1060 AM; 5 kW; HILO, HI; Owner: HILO BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • KUAU (1570 AM; 50 kW; HAIKU, HI; Owner: FIRST ASSEMBLY OF GOD-KAHULUI, MAUI)
  • 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.)
  • KNUI (900 AM; 5 kW; KAHULUI, HI; Owner: PACIFIC RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • 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 Honomu:

  • KNUQ (103.7 FM; PAAUILO, HI; Owner: VISIONARY RELATED ENTERTAINMENT II,)
  • KAGB (99.1 FM; WAIMEA, HI; Owner: BIG ISLAND RADIO)
  • KLUA (93.9 FM; KAILUA KONA, HI; Owner: BIG ISLAND RADIO)
  • KLEO (106.1 FM; KAHALUU, HI; Owner: MAVERICK MEDIA OF HAWAII LICENSE, LLC)
  • KAOY (101.5 FM; KEALAKEKUA, HI; Owner: BIG ISLAND RADIO ( HAWAII LIMITED PA)
  • KKUA (90.7 FM; WAILUKU, HI; Owner: HAWAII PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • KAPA (100.3 FM; HILO, HI; Owner: BIG ISLAND RADIO)
  • KWYI (106.9 FM; KAWAIHAE, HI; Owner: COLIN H. NAITO)
  • KCIF (90.3 FM; HILO, HI; Owner: HILO CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KHWI (92.7 FM; HILO, HI; Owner: BIG ISLAND RADIO)
  • KNWB (97.1 FM; HILO, HI; Owner: NEW WEST BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KWXX-FM (94.7 FM; HILO, HI; Owner: NEW WEST BROADCASTING CORP.)

TV broadcast stations around Honomu:

  • KGMD-TV (Channel 9; HILO, HI; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KWHH (Channel 14; HILO, HI; Owner: LESEA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KHAW-TV (Channel 11; HILO, HI; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KHBC-TV (Channel 2; HILO, HI; Owner: RAYCOM NATIONAL, INC.)
  • KHVO (Channel 13; HILO, HI; Owner: KITV HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC. (CA CORP.))
  • K45CT (Channel 45; HILO, HI; Owner: RAYCOM NATIONAL, INC.)
  • K67BA (Channel 67; HAKALAU, HI; Owner: HAWAII PUBLIC TELEVISION FOUNDATION)

Honomu fatal accident list:

Nov 14, 2010 08:22 PM, Sr-19, Lat: 19.88148056, Lon: -155.11794167, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Apr 7, 2004 12:50 AM, Sr-19, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 9, Fatalities: 1
Jun 3, 2004 11:08 AM, Sr-220, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Mar 19, 1993 09:25 PM, 19, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Feb 8, 1983 00:15 AM, Kolekolerd, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Aug 7, 1979 01:30 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 8
Total length: 62 meters (203ft)
Total costs: $48,722,000
Total average daily traffic: 31,321

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Honomu)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1
  • Hazardous Condition: 2
  • Service Call: 2
  • Good Intent Call: 1


Most common first names in Honomu, HI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John570.4 years
Manuel476.0 years
Mary477.8 years
Peter467.3 years
James373.0 years
Henry368.3 years
Antone382.7 years
Charles269.6 years
Howard267.0 years
Fumiko276.1 years
Most common last names in Honomu, HI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Hanashiro779.8 years
Ichinotsubo564.4 years
Moses563.6 years
Tanimoto579.0 years
Kansako480.7 years
Okura492.7 years
Santos472.0 years
Ward465.8 years
Crivello367.1 years
Kawasaki377.0 years

Honomu on our top lists:

  • #8 on the list of "Top 100 most racially diverse cities"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest average yearly precipitation"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Education, training, and library occupations:"
  • #36 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, and similar organizations"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most Korean residents"
  • #50 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations:"
  • #52 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most Chinese residents"
  • #70 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most Japanese residents"
  • #85 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most Two or more races residents"
  • #81 (96728) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Portuguese first ancestries"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that exercised in the past month"
  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving in compared to moving out (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #64 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Kerry (Democrat) in the 2004 Presidential Election, pop. 50,000+"
  • #81 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives"
  • #98 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that had a sunburn in the past 12 months"
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