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Population in 2010: 581. Population change since 2000: +22.8%
Males: 278  (47.9%)
Females: 303  (52.1%)

Median resident age:  44.6 years
Hawaii median age:  39.6 years

Zip codes: 96764.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $66,358 (it was $29,250 in 2000)
Laupahoehoe:

$66,358
HI:

$66,259
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $25,586

Laupahoehoe CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $268,830 (it was $117,300 in 2000)
Laupahoehoe:

$268,830
HI:

$496,600
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $343,497; Detached houses: $343,497

Median gross rent in 2012: $768.

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Laupahoehoe races chart
  • White alone - 174 (29.9%)
  • Two or more races - 142 (24.4%)
  • Asian alone - 131 (22.5%)
  • Hispanic - 108 (18.6%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 23 (4.0%)
  • Black alone - 2 (0.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 1 (0.2%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Laupahoehoe: 108.9 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Portuguese (15.5%), English (5.5%), Irish (4.9%), German (2.3%), French (1.1%), Welsh (1.1%).

Current Local Time: HST (no DST) time zone

Elevation: 400 feet

Land area: 2.08 square miles.

Population density: 280 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Laupahoehoe:

  • High school or higher: 93.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 38.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.9%
  • Unemployed: 10.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 38.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Laupahoehoe CDP:

  • Never married: 29.8%
  • Now married: 45.8%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 14.6%
  • Divorced: 9.8%

54 residents are foreign born (1.7% North America, 1.6% Asia).

This place:  8.4%
Hawaii:  16.6%



According to our research of Hawaii and other state lists there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Laupahoehoe, Hawaii as of August 30, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Laupahoehoe to the number of sex offenders is 194 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $530 (0.1%)
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 (191.1 miles , pop. 371,657).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (2454.4 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: North Hilo, HI (1.7 miles) , Paauilo, HI (3.1 miles ), Wailea, HI (3.1 miles ), Paauhau-Paauilo, HI (3.2 miles) , Honomu, HI (3.3 miles ), Papaikou-Wailea, HI (3.6 miles) , Pepeekeo, HI (3.6 miles ), Papaikou, HI (4.0 miles ).

Latitude: 19.98 N, Longitude: 155.24 W

Laupahoehoe household income distribution Laupahoehoe home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.8%
Hawaii:

4.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Accommodation and food services (23%)
  • Construction (17%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (7%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (7%)
  • Information (6%)
  • Educational services (29%)
  • Accommodation and food services (26%)
  • Health care and social assistance (15%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Painters and paperhangers (5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5%)
  • Woodworkers (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (9%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Registered nurses (7%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (7%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers except waiters/waitresses (7%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Financial managers (4%)

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Average climate in Laupahoehoe, Hawaii

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Earthquake activity:

Laupahoehoe-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Hawaii state average. It is 581% 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 39.0 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 52.3 miles away from Laupahoehoe center
On 11/16/1983 at 16:13:00, a magnitude 6.7 (6.4 MB, 6.7 MS, 6.7 MW) earthquake occurred 38.8 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 49.8 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 8.5 miles away from Laupahoehoe 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 39.7 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, 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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Political contributions by individuals in Laupahoehoe, HI

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Laupahoehoe:

  • University of Hawaii at Hilo (about 23 miles; Hilo, HI; Full-time enrollment: 3,180)
  • Kapiolani Community College (about 189 miles; Honolulu, HI; FT enrollment: 3,151)
  • University of Hawaii at Manoa (about 191 miles; Honolulu, HI; FT enrollment: 14,726)
  • Hawaii Pacific University (about 194 miles; Honolulu, HI; FT enrollment: 4,471)
  • Leeward Community College (about 203 miles; Pearl City, HI; FT enrollment: 3,228)
  • Brigham Young University-Hawaii (about 209 miles; Laie, HI; FT enrollment: 2,381)
  • Skyline College (about 2314 miles; San Bruno, CA; FT enrollment: 2,853)

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Notable locations in Laupahoehoe: Laupāhoehoe Public and School Library (A), Laupahoehoe Volunteer Fire Station 17A (B), Hawaii County Fire Department Station 17 Laupahoehoe (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Laupahoehoe: Saint Anthonys Catholic Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Saint Anthonys Catholic Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Hōkūmāhoe Stream (A). 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
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 20.4. This is significantly better than average.
City:

20.4
U.S.:

32.0
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 5.38. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 20.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

5.38
U.S.:

2.43
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 6.24. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 20.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

6.24
U.S.:

9.59


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 11.4%
(3.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 40.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This place:  2.7 people
Hawaii:  2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  72.0%
Whole state:  68.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  8.9%
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: 0.9% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Laupahoehoe, HI

Laupahoehoe compared to Hawaii state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Laupahoehoe travel time to work - commute


Laupahoehoe mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • No fuel used (96%)
  • Electricity (4%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Laupahoehoe 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 Laupahoehoe:

  • 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 Laupahoehoe:

  • 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)
  • 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.)
  • KWYI (106.9 FM; KAWAIHAE, HI; Owner: COLIN H. NAITO)

TV broadcast stations around Laupahoehoe:

  • KGMD-TV (Channel 9; HILO, HI; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KWHH (Channel 14; HILO, HI; Owner: LESEA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • K67BA (Channel 67; HAKALAU, HI; Owner: HAWAII PUBLIC TELEVISION FOUNDATION)
Laupahoehoe, Hawaii:
  • Fatal accident count: 8
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 12
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 7
  • Fatalities: 11
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 24
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Hawaii average:
  • Fatal accident count: 112
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 159
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 50
  • Fatalities: 122
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 294
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 19
See more detailed statistics of Laupahoehoe fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 24
Total length: 156 meters (512ft)
Total costs: $73,666,000
Total average daily traffic: 154,876

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1930-1939: 7
  • 1940-1949: 0
  • 1950-1959: 15
  • 1960-1969: 1
  • 1970-1979: 0
  • 1980-1989: 0
  • 1990-1999: 1
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Laupahoehoe, HI


FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Iolehaehae Cone 13 Mi Sw (Lat: 19.888833 Lon: -155.382417), Type: Tower, Structure height: 15.2 m, Overall height: 19.8 m, Call Sign: KLL567
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.115 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/14/2003, Expiration Date: 01/24/2014, Certifier: John T Drummond
    Registrant: Hawaii County Civil Defense Agency, 920 Ululani St, Hilo, HI 96720, Phone: (808) 935-0031, Fax: (808) 935-6460, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • LOLEHAEHAE, Iolehaehae Cone 13 Mi Sw Of (Lat: 19.888833 Lon: -155.382417), Type: Mast, Structure height: 15.2 m, Call Sign: WNEV465
    Assigned Frequencies: 6226.89 MHz, 6404.79 MHz, 6226.89 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/10/2009, Expiration Date: 03/25/2019
    Registrant: Scientel, 1007 Oak Creek Dr, Lombard, IL 60148, Phone: (630) 652-3815, Email:
  • IOLEHAEHAE, Iolehaehae Cone 13 Mi. Sw Off (Lat: 19.888889 Lon: -155.382500), Type: Tower, Structure height: 13.7 m, Overall height: 15.2 m, Call Sign: WPXL972
    Assigned Frequencies: 2124.80 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/07/2006, Expiration Date: 03/06/2007, Cancellation Date: 05/12/2007, Certifier: Leslie K Matsumoto
    Registrant: Scientel Wireless, LLC, 1007 Oak Creek Dr., Lombard, IL 60148, Phone: (630) 652-3815, Fax: (630) 652-3805, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Laupahoehoe)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 8
  • Hazardous Condition: 1


Most common first names in Laupahoehoe, HI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Rose575.8 years
William572.6 years
John482.5 years
Annie475.0 years
Manuel485.2 years
Herbert381.7 years
Joseph377.0 years
Dorothy373.7 years
Edward381.7 years
Maria379.7 years
Most common last names in Laupahoehoe, HI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Malani675.1 years
Fernandez468.8 years
Silva371.3 years
Kamei379.4 years
Nishie382.3 years
Laho388.4 years
Jardine370.0 years
Awong373.3 years
Jose358.4 years
Sakado375.3 years

Laupahoehoe on our top lists:

  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest average yearly precipitation"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Private households"
  • #45 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Fuel dealers"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 100 most racially diverse cities"
  • #56 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most Korean residents"
  • #70 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Transportation, tourism, and lodging attendants"
  • #71 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most American Indian residents"
  • #90 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people below 50% of the poverty level, excluding cities with 15% or more of residents in college and with the median age below 28"
  • #91 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Media and communication equipment workers"
  • #79 (96764) 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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Top Patent Applicants
  • Robert O. Conn (9)
  • Branden Kakugawa (2)

Total of 11 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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