For population 25 years and over in Kapaau:
For population 15 years and over in Kapaau CDP:
94 residents are foreign born (6.8% Asia).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $688 (0.1%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Honolulu, HI (150.3 miles , pop. 371,657).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (2477.2 miles , pop. 3,694,820).
Nearest cities: Halaula, HI (1.2 miles ), Hawi, HI (1.4 miles ), North Kohala, HI (1.5 miles ), Kukuihaele, HI (4.2 miles ), Waimea, HI (4.2 miles ), South Kohala, HI (4.4 miles ), Waikoloa Village, HI (4.5 miles ), Puako, HI (4.6 miles ).
Latitude: 20.23 N, Longitude: 155.81 W
Work and jobs in Kapaau: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Kapaau, Hawaii
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Earthquake activity:Kapaau-area historical earthquake activity is above Hawaii state average. It is 328% 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 73.9 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 35.8 miles away from Kapaau 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 28.5 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 61.8 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 49.4 miles away from Kapaau 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 19.0 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 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).
Birthplace of: Stephen C. Stearns - Biologist.
Hospitals/medical centers near Kapaau:
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Public high school in Kapaau:
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 13.4%
(10.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 23.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 29.9% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 14.2% for two or more races residents)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
19 people in nursing homes
Kapaau compared to Hawaii state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
Neighborhoods in Kapaau:(Kapaau, Hawaii Neighborhood Map)
Religion statistics for Kapaau (based on Hawaii County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 39.77%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 36
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 34
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 44
Number of full-service restaurants: 143
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
6.70% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($48,782 average adjusted gross income)
0.17% of residents moved from foreign countries ($716 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
4.72% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($38,691 average adjusted gross income)
0.13% of residents moved to foreign countries ($769 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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Kapaau fatal accident list:
Oct 2, 2004 87:99 PM, Sr-270, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Apr 7, 2000 08:40 PM, Sr-270, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 2
Sep 23, 1979 10:40 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:2
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:2
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Kapaau)
FAA Registered Aircraft:2
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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