Laupahoehoe, Hawaii

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Population in 2010: 581. Population change since 2000: +22.8%
Males: 285  (49.1%)
Females: 296  (50.9%)
Median resident age:  34.1 years
Hawaii median age:  38.1 years

Zip codes: 96764.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $59,810 (it was $29,250 in 2000)
Laupahoehoe:

$59,810
HI:

$68,020

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $25,040 (it was $11,896 in 2000)

Laupahoehoe CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $229,713 (it was $117,300 in 2000)
Laupahoehoe:

$229,713
HI:

$500,000

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $271,551; Detached houses: $270,143

Median gross rent in 2013: $795.

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  • Races in Laupahoehoe, HI (2010)

    Laupahoehoe races chart
    • 17429.9%White alone
    • 14224.4%Two or more races
    • 13122.5%Asian alone
    • 10818.6%Hispanic
    • 234.0%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 20.3%Black alone
    • 10.2%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Laupahoehoe: 105.1 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Portuguese (14.2%), English (5.1%), Irish (4.1%), German (2.0%), French (1.2%), Welsh (1.2%).

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).

Laupahoehoe,HI real estate house value index trend

Laupahoehoe, Hawaii map

For population 25 years and over in Laupahoehoe:

  • High school or higher: 92.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 37.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.0%
  • Unemployed: 2.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 38.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Laupahoehoe CDP:

  • Never married: 32.3%
  • Now married: 45.5%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 12.8%
  • Divorced: 9.4%

15 residents are foreign born (2.1% Asia, 0.6% Latin America, 0.4% Africa).

This place:

3.2%
Hawaii:

17.5%



According to our research of Hawaii and other state lists there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Laupahoehoe, Hawaii as of August 31, 2015.
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 2013: $623 (0.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $222 (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

Laupahoehoe tourist attractions:

Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.5%
Hawaii:

4.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Accommodation and food services (23%)
  • Construction (15%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (9%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (8%)
  • Utilities (7%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (6%)
  • Educational services (29%)
  • Accommodation and food services (25%)
  • Health care and social assistance (15%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (3%)
  • Manufacturing (2%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (18%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (14%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (13%)
  • Production occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (5%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (5%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (29%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (12%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (11%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)

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

Average climate in Laupahoehoe, Hawaii

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Laupahoehoe-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 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, 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).
Laupahoehoe topographic map

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Laupahoehoe:

  • University of Hawaii at Hilo (about 22 miles; Hilo, HI; Full-time enrollment: 3,161)
  • Hawaii Community College (about 23 miles; Hilo, HI; FT enrollment: 2,137)
  • University of Hawaii Maui College (about 103 miles; Kahului, HI; FT enrollment: 2,492)
  • Kapiolani Community College (about 189 miles; Honolulu, HI; FT enrollment: 5,069)
  • Chaminade University of Honolulu (about 190 miles; Honolulu, HI; FT enrollment: 2,610)
  • University of Hawaii at Manoa (about 191 miles; Honolulu, HI; FT enrollment: 16,461)
  • Hawaii Pacific University (about 194 miles; Honolulu, HI; FT enrollment: 5,506)

Public high school in Laupahoehoe:

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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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 81.6. This is about average.

City:

81.6
U.S.:

74.2

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 2.67. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 16.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.67
U.S.:

1.93

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 5.48. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 20.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.48
U.S.:

9.14
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 11.7%
(3.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 43.2% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander 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

Laupahoehoe compared to Hawaii state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly 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:

8.9
Hawaii average:

11.3

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • No fuel used (93%)
  • Electricity (5%)
  • Solar energy (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Neighborhoods in Laupahoehoe:

(Laupahoehoe, Hawaii Neighborhood Map)

Religion statistics for Laupahoehoe 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 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 count8
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents12
  • Fatal accidents involving drunken persons:7
  • Fatalities11
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents24
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents0
  • Hawaii average
  • Fatal accident count111
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents158
  • Fatal accidents involving drunken persons51
  • Fatalities121
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents297
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents19
See more detailed statistics of Laupahoehoe fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 24Number of bridges
  • 156m512ftTotal length
  • $73,666,000Total costs
  • 154,876Total average daily traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 71930-1939
  • 151950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 11990-1999
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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