Kalaoa, Hawaii

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Population in 2010: 9,644. Population change since 2000: +41.9%
Males: 4,982  (51.7%)
Females: 4,662  (48.3%)
Median resident age:  38.7 years
Hawaii median age:  38.1 years

Zip codes: 96740.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $60,085 (it was $53,024 in 2000)
Kalaoa:

$60,085
HI:

$68,020

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $28,566 (it was $24,179 in 2000)

Kalaoa CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $414,954 (it was $237,500 in 2000)
Kalaoa:

$414,954
HI:

$500,000

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $342,206; Detached houses: $334,300; Townhouses or other attached units: $398,127; In 2-unit structures: $455,084; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $299,354; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $447,611; Mobile homes: $487,645; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $100,358

Median gross rent in 2013: $1,456.

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  • Races in Kalaoa, HI (2013)

    Kalaoa races chart
    • 4,98648.1%White alone
    • 2,18621.1%Two or more races
    • 1,64115.8%Hispanic
    • 7757.5%Asian alone
    • 7597.3%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 400.4%American Indian alone
    • 220.2%Black alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Kalaoa: 100.9 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (7.6%), German (5.9%), Irish (5.4%), Portuguese (3.6%), French (3.5%), Scottish (2.3%).

Current Local Time: HST (no DST) time zone

Elevation: 1749 feet

Land area: 39.5 square miles.

Population density: 244 people per square mile   (very low).

Kalaoa,HI real estate house value index trend

Kalaoa, Hawaii map

For population 25 years and over in Kalaoa:

  • High school or higher: 94.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 24.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.1%
  • Unemployed: 2.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Kalaoa CDP:

  • Never married: 32.9%
  • Now married: 52.3%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 3.6%
  • Divorced: 10.4%

490 residents are foreign born (4.0% Asia, 1.5% Europe, 0.8% North America).

This place:

7.2%
Hawaii:

17.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,443 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,540 (0.3%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Honolulu, HI (161.1 miles , pop. 371,657).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (2506.5 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: North Kona, HI (2.2 miles ), Kailua, HI (2.3 miles ), Holualoa, HI (2.8 miles ), Kahaluu-Keauhou, HI (3.3 miles ), Honalo, HI (3.5 miles ), Kealakekua, HI (3.8 miles ), Captain Cook, HI (4.1 miles ), Puako, HI (4.1 miles ).

Latitude: 19.72 N, Longitude: 156.00 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -4,625 (-44.6%)
Workers who live and work in this place: 551 (9.6%)

Kalaoa household income distribution Kalaoa home values distribution

Kalaoa tourist attractions:

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.3%
Hawaii:

3.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Accommodation and food services (15%)
  • Construction (15%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (10%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (9%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (20%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Other services, except public administration (12%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (10%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (17%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (4%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (16%)
  • Sales and related occupations (16%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (8%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in Kalaoa, Hawaii

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Kalaoa-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 66.0 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 1.9 miles away from Kalaoa 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 9.5 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 45.5 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 60.4 miles away from Kalaoa 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 59.7 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).
Kalaoa topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Kalaoa:

  • KONA COMMUNITY HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 15 miles away; KEALAKEKUA, HI)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Kalaoa:

  • Hawaii Community College (about 61 miles; Hilo, HI; Full-time enrollment: 2,137)
  • University of Hawaii at Hilo (about 61 miles; Hilo, HI; FT enrollment: 3,161)
  • University of Hawaii Maui College (about 87 miles; Kahului, HI; FT enrollment: 2,492)
  • Kapiolani Community College (about 159 miles; Honolulu, HI; FT enrollment: 5,069)
  • Chaminade University of Honolulu (about 160 miles; Honolulu, HI; FT enrollment: 2,610)
  • University of Hawaii at Manoa (about 160 miles; Honolulu, HI; FT enrollment: 16,461)
  • Hawaii Pacific University (about 163 miles; Honolulu, HI; FT enrollment: 5,506)

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Notable locations in Kalaoa: Kaehole Southwest Substation (A), Natural Energy Laboratory (B), Kalaoa Volunteer Fire Station 07B (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lake: Opaeula Pond (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Kalaoa include: Kona Coast State Park (1), Kaloko-Honokōhau National Historical Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Beaches: Maniniowali Beach (A), Makalawena Beach (B), Mahai‘ula Beach (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

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 2013 was 74.0. This is about average.

City:

74.0
U.S.:

74.7

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 3.56. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 14.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.56
U.S.:

1.91

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 11.6. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 15.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.6
U.S.:

9.4
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 12.4%
(9.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 9.7% for Black residents, 7.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 45.1% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 11.2% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.8 people
Hawaii:  2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  68.5%
Whole state:  68.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  11.2%
Whole state:  7.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

People in group quarters in Kalaoa in 2010:

  • 14 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 3 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 3 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 2 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
6 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Kalaoa, Hawaii environmental map by EPA

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Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.9
Hawaii average:

11.3

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Kalaoa 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%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

49.8%
Hawaii:

54.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Kalaoa:

45.7%
Hawaii:

50.1%

Average BMI:
Kalaoa:

28.5
Hawaii:

26.9

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

20.2%
Hawaii:

16.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Kalaoa:

13.3%
Hawaii:

18.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Kalaoa:

6.7
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

33.9%
Hawaii:

26.1%

General health condition:
Kalaoa:

54.9%
Hawaii:

57.0%

Average condition of hearing:
Kalaoa:

79.5%
State:

81.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Kalaoa, HI Residents

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 Kalaoa:

  • KKON (790 AM; 5 kW; KEALAKEKUA, HI; Owner: BIG ISLAND RADIO ( HAWAII LIMITED PA)
  • 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.)
  • 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.)
  • 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 Kalaoa:

  • KLUA (93.9 FM; KAILUA KONA, HI; Owner: BIG ISLAND RADIO)
  • KAGB (99.1 FM; WAIMEA, 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)
  • KKUA (90.7 FM; WAILUKU, HI; Owner: HAWAII PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • KNUQ (103.7 FM; PAAUILO, HI; Owner: VISIONARY RELATED ENTERTAINMENT II,)
  • KWYI (106.9 FM; KAWAIHAE, HI; Owner: COLIN H. NAITO)
  • K220HA (91.9 FM; KIHEI, HI; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K210CM (89.9 FM; KIHEI, HI; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K220HM (91.9 FM; KALAOA KAILUA KONA, HI; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K211EU (90.1 FM; KAILUA KONA, HI; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K288CS (105.5 FM; KAWAIHAE, HI; Owner: MOUNT WILSON FM BROADCASTERS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Kalaoa:

  • KLEI (Channel 6; KAILUA KONA, HI; Owner: AINA'E CO., LTD)
  • K63DZ (Channel 63; KAILUA KONA, HI; Owner: RAYCOM NATIONAL, INC.)
Kalaoa fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Kalaoa fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • KOYO, Koyo, 3.9 Miles Wsw Of (Lat: 19.717444 Lon: -156.037167), Type: Building, Structure height: 6.1 m, Call Sign: WQJQ897
    Assigned Frequencies: 456.550 MHzGrant Date: 11/28/2008, Expiration Date: 11/28/2018, Certifier: Thomas W CumminsRegistrant: Utility Telecom Consulting Group, Inc., 1554 St. Paul Street, Denver, CO 80206, Phone: (303) 840-1041, Email:

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Klua Comm Site (Lat: 19.717806 Lon: -155.918333), Structure height: 152 m, Call Sign: KPM266, Licensee ID: L00039068
    Assigned Frequencies: 455.350 MHzGrant Date: 08/19/1992, Expiration Date: 02/01/2022Registrant: Pacific Radio Group, Inc., 311 Ano St, Kahului, HI 96732-1304

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

6
  • KEAHOLE ATC, Keahole Airport (Lat: 19.733889 Lon: -156.041361), Overall height: 24.4 m, Call Sign: WMI731
    Assigned Frequencies: 10573.7 MHzGrant Date: 03/22/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021, Certifier: John KomeijiRegistrant: Hawaiian Telcom, Inc.,, 1177 Bishop Street, Honolulu, HI 96841, Phone: (808) 546-8799, Fax: (808) 546-3122, Email:
  • STATION, Hue Hue 4 Mi Ene Of (Lat: 19.750278 Lon: -155.922750), Overall height: 38.1 m, Call Sign: WNTB887
    Assigned Frequencies: 6595.00 MHzGrant Date: 11/08/2000, Expiration Date: 11/07/2010, Cancellation Date: 01/08/2011Registrant: Phone: (808) 543-7545
  • TX, HI, 1.2 Km Wnw Of Kaupulehu Crater (Lat: 19.717778 Lon: -155.918333), Type: Tower, Structure height: 152 m, Call Sign: WPRS916, Licensee ID: L00146440
    Assigned Frequencies: 2475.00 MHzGrant Date: 01/18/2001, Expiration Date: 02/01/2023, Certifier: Keith SpencerRegistrant: Lesea Broadcasting Of Hawaii, Inc.
  • KOA-ATCBI, 73-200 Kuppa St. (Lat: 19.748500 Lon: -156.031278), Type: Bant, Structure height: 25 m, Call Sign: WQQN700
    Assigned Frequencies: 11465.0 MHzGrant Date: 02/04/2013, Expiration Date: 02/04/2023, Certifier: Susan WaltersRegistrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, Nw,, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:
  • KOAA-ATCT, 73-230 Wekeula Kona Intl Airport (Lat: 19.744083 Lon: -156.040639), Type: Bant, Structure height: 30 m, Call Sign: WQQN701
    Assigned Frequencies: 10975.0 MHzGrant Date: 02/04/2013, Expiration Date: 02/04/2023, Certifier: Susan WaltersRegistrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, Nw, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:
  • KONA KLUA, 3.9 Mi E Of Kalaoa On W Slope Of Hualala (Lat: 19.717778 Lon: -155.918306), Overall height: 152.4 m, Call Sign: WLS674
    Assigned Frequencies: 11485.0 MHz, 6197.24 MHzGrant Date: 03/06/2001, Expiration Date: 02/01/2011, Cancellation Date: 04/05/2007, Certifier: Carol L TackerRegistrant: Cingular Wireless LLC, 5601 Legacy Drive Ms A-3, Plano, TX 75024, Phone: (469) 229-7506, Fax: (469) 229-7295, Email:

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • No fuel used (74%)
  • Electricity (18%)
  • Solar energy (5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Utility gas (1%)

Kalaoa compared to Hawaii state average:

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

Kalaoa on our top lists:

  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people taking a motorcycle to work (population 5,000+)"
  • #56 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of workers with very long commute times (90 or more minutes) (population 5,000+)"
  • #75 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Transportation occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #98 on the list of "Top 100 cities with strongest arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services industries (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #99 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of unmarried partner households (population 5,000+)"
  • #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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