Honomu, Hawaii

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Population in 2010: 509. Population change since 2000: -5.9%
Males: 267  (52.5%)
Females: 242  (47.5%)
Median resident age:  52.1 years
Hawaii median age:  38.1 years

Zip codes: 96728.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $42,103 (it was $30,179 in 2000)
Honomu:

$42,103
HI:

$68,020

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $25,187 (it was $15,190 in 2000)

Honomu CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $229,242 (it was $99,200 in 2000)
Honomu:

$229,242
HI:

$500,000

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $263,730; Detached houses: $262,362

Median gross rent in 2013: $1,146.

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  • Races in Honomu, HI (2010)

    Honomu races chart
    • 14829.1%White alone
    • 14027.5%Asian alone
    • 11923.4%Two or more races
    • 6312.4%Hispanic
    • 377.3%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 20.4%Black alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Honomu: 108.1 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Portuguese (12.7%), German (7.8%), English (7.2%), Irish (7.2%), Scottish (3.2%), French (1.9%).

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).

Honomu,HI real estate house value index trend

Honomu, Hawaii map

For population 25 years and over in Honomu:

  • High school or higher: 95.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 37.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.8%
  • Unemployed: 10.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Honomu CDP:

  • Never married: 34.2%
  • Now married: 47.7%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 4.2%
  • Divorced: 11.5%

69 residents are foreign born (9.6% Asia).

This place:

12.8%
Hawaii:

17.5%



According to our research of Hawaii and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Honomu, Hawaii as of July 30, 2015.
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 2013: $1,330 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $308 (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

Honomu tourist attractions:

Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.5%
Hawaii:

4.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (15%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (15%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (11%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Utilities (6%)
  • Educational services (31%)
  • Information (16%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (15%)
  • Other services, except public administration (10%)
  • Health care and social assistance (9%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (7%)
  • Public administration (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (21%)
  • Transportation occupations (14%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (13%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (9%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (28%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (14%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (10%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Honomu, Hawaii

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Honomu-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Hawaii state average. It is 60% 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 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, Earthquake: 1, Flood: 1, High Surf: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Storm: 1, Tsunami Wave: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Honomu topographic map

Hospitals and 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 Acute Care Hospitals (about 11 miles away; HILO, HI)
  • HILO HOSPITAL - ICF/DP (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; HILO, HI)
  • YUKIO OKUTSU STATE VETERANS HOME (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; HILO, HI)
  • HALE ANUENUE RESTORATIVE CARE (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; HILO, HI)
  • HOSPICE OF HILO (Hospital, about 11 miles away; HILO, HI)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Honomu:

  • University of Hawaii at Hilo (about 12 miles; Hilo, HI; Full-time enrollment: 3,161)
  • Hawaii Community College (about 13 miles; Hilo, HI; FT enrollment: 2,137)
  • University of Hawaii Maui College (about 114 miles; Kahului, HI; FT enrollment: 2,492)
  • Kapiolani Community College (about 199 miles; Honolulu, HI; FT enrollment: 5,069)
  • Chaminade University of Honolulu (about 200 miles; Honolulu, HI; FT enrollment: 2,610)
  • University of Hawaii at Manoa (about 201 miles; Honolulu, HI; FT enrollment: 16,461)
  • Hawaii Pacific University (about 204 miles; Honolulu, HI; FT enrollment: 5,506)

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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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 91.1. This is worse than average.

City:

91.1
U.S.:

74.2

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 3.43. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 10.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.43
U.S.:

1.93

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 5.35. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.35
U.S.:

9.14
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 15.8%
(22.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 8.7% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 6.8% 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

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 significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.7
Hawaii average:

11.3

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • No fuel used (93%)
  • Electricity (5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Neighborhoods in Honomu:

(Honomu, Hawaii Neighborhood Map)

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

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
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%

4.72% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($37,873 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.72%
Hawaii average:

5.49%

0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($341 average AGI)
Hawaii County:

0.06%
Hawaii average:

0.31%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Honolulu County, HI  0.93% ($35,267 average AGI)
from Maui County, HI  0.20% ($32,969)
from Los Angeles County, CA  0.15% ($39,598)


4.46% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,270 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.46%
Hawaii average:

5.34%

0.10% of residents moved to foreign countries ($655 average AGI)
Hawaii County:

0.10%
Hawaii average:

0.28%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Honolulu County, HI  1.04% ($36,222 average AGI)
to Maui County, HI  0.21% ($35,265)
to Clark County, NV  0.14% ($34,656)

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: 19.88148, Lon: -155.11794, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 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 persons involved: 1
Feb 8, 1983 00:15 AM, Kolekolerd, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Aug 7, 1979 01:30 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 8Number of bridges
  • 62m203ftTotal length
  • $48,722,000Total costs
  • 31,321Total average daily traffic
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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