Makaha Valley, Hawaii

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Population in 2010: 1,341. Population change since 2000: +4.0%
Males: 648  (48.4%)
Females: 693  (51.6%)
Median resident age:  32.6 years
Hawaii median age:  38.1 years

Zip codes: 96792.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $49,729 (it was $27,446 in 2000)
Makaha Valley:

$49,729
HI:

$68,020

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $24,100 (it was $12,215 in 2000)

Makaha Valley CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $169,365 (it was $52,500 in 2000)
Makaha Valley:

$169,365
HI:

$500,000

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $607,047; Detached houses: $686,682; Townhouses or other attached units: $581,478; In 2-unit structures: $710,809; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $395,732; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $381,011; Mobile homes: $744,443; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: over $1,000,000

Median gross rent in 2013: $1,209.

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  • Races in Makaha Valley, HI (2010)

    Makaha Valley races chart
    • 37728.1%White alone
    • 35426.4%Two or more races
    • 26419.7%Hispanic
    • 19914.8%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 926.9%Asian alone
    • 513.8%Black alone
    • 40.3%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Makaha Valley: 151.3 (very high, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Portuguese (5.9%), German (5.2%), Irish (4.5%), English (4.1%), French (1.3%), Italian (1.3%).

Current Local Time: HST (no DST) time zone

Elevation: 200 feet

Land area: 1.10 square miles.

Population density: 1,223 people per square mile   (low).

Makaha Valley,HI real estate house value index trend

Makaha Valley, Hawaii map

For population 25 years and over in Makaha Valley:

  • High school or higher: 96.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 33.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 16.6%
  • Unemployed: 20.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 44.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Makaha Valley CDP:

  • Never married: 38.9%
  • Now married: 41.9%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 3.1%
  • Divorced: 14.7%

53 residents are foreign born (1.9% Asia, 1.3% Oceania, 0.5% Europe).

This place:

4.1%
Hawaii:

17.5%



According to our research of Hawaii and other state lists there were 8 registered sex offenders living in Makaha Valley, Hawaii as of September 01, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Makaha Valley to the number of sex offenders is 168 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $668 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $370 (0.3%)

Makaha Valley satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Ewa, HI (14.7 miles , pop. 272,328).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (2569.4 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Makaha, HI (1.0 miles ), Waianae, HI (1.7 miles ), Maili, HI (2.2 miles ), Nanakuli, HI (2.6 miles ), Mokuleia, HI (2.7 miles ), Waialua, HI (2.8 miles ), Schofield Barracks, HI (3.0 miles ), Haleiwa, HI (3.1 miles ).

Latitude: 21.48 N, Longitude: 158.20 W

Makaha Valley household income distribution Makaha Valley home values distribution

Property values in Makaha Valley, HI

Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

4.9%
Hawaii:

4.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Educational services (22%)
  • Public administration (12%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (11%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (10%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Education, training, and library occupations (25%)
  • Transportation occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (5%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (5%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (4%)
  • Sales and related occupations (18%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (13%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (12%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (10%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (7%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Makaha Valley, Hawaii

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Makaha Valley-area historical earthquake activity is near Hawaii state average. It is 68% 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 248.8 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 186.3 miles away from Makaha Valley 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 182.0 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 231.5 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 226.5 miles away from Makaha Valley 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 170.7 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 Honolulu County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 3, Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Earthquake: 1, Flash Flood: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Tsunami Wave: 1, Typhoon: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Makaha Valley topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Makaha Valley:

  • FMC DIALYSIS SERVICES OF KAPOLEI (Dialysis Facility, about 11 miles away; KAPOLEI, HI)
  • WAHIAWA GENERAL HOSPITAL (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; WAHIAWA, HI)
  • WAHIAWA GEN HOSP ICF (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; WHIAWA, HI)
  • FMC WAHIAWA DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 12 miles away; WAHIAWA, HI)
  • WAHIAWA GENERAL HOSPITAL HHA (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; WAHIAWA, HI)
  • KAHI MOHALA (Hospital, about 14 miles away; EWA BEACH, HI)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Makaha Valley:

  • Leeward Community College (about 16 miles; Pearl City, HI; Full-time enrollment: 4,589)
  • Brigham Young University-Hawaii (about 21 miles; Laie, HI; FT enrollment: 3,527)
  • Honolulu Community College (about 25 miles; Honolulu, HI; FT enrollment: 2,538)
  • Hawaii Pacific University (about 26 miles; Honolulu, HI; FT enrollment: 5,506)
  • University of Hawaii at Manoa (about 29 miles; Honolulu, HI; FT enrollment: 16,461)
  • Chaminade University of Honolulu (about 29 miles; Honolulu, HI; FT enrollment: 2,610)
  • Kapiolani Community College (about 30 miles; Honolulu, HI; FT enrollment: 5,069)

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Notable location: Makaha Golf Course (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Honolulu 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 71.4. This is about average.

City:

71.4
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.384. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 13.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.384
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 2.85. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 13.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.85
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 0.904. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.904
U.S.:

1.929

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 25.2. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 13.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.2
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 19.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

19.0
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 6.34. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 13.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.34
U.S.:

9.14

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2010 was 0.00159. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 16.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00159
U.S.:

0.01468
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 31.5%
(12.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 35.1% for Black residents, 54.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 35.7% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 37.4% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.5 people
Hawaii:  2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  63.8%
Whole state:  68.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  9.7%
Whole state:  7.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Makaha Valley compared to Hawaii state average:

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

10.6
Hawaii average:

11.3

Makaha Valley travel time to work - commute Makaha Valley mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • No fuel used (83%)
  • Electricity (15%)
  • Solar energy (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Makaha Valley CDP (based on Honolulu County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic173,71639
Evangelical Protestant92,310382
Other80,221204
Mainline Protestant28,013115
Orthodox3004
None578,647-
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: 195
Honolulu County:

2.17 / 10,000 pop.
Hawaii:

2.30 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 9
This county:

0.10 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 126
Honolulu County:

1.40 / 10,000 pop.
Hawaii:

1.57 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 141
Honolulu County:

1.57 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.72 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 734
Here:

8.15 / 10,000 pop.
State:

9.00 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.3%
Hawaii:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Honolulu County:

20.5%
Hawaii:

20.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

8.9%
State:

9.2%

5.76% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($41,854 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.76%
Hawaii average:

5.49%

0.41% of residents moved from foreign countries ($3,417 average AGI)
Honolulu County:

0.41%
Hawaii average:

0.31%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from San Diego County, CA  0.19% ($46,671 average AGI)
from Hawaii County, HI  0.18% ($36,222)
from Los Angeles County, CA  0.16% ($46,834)


5.65% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($41,053 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.65%
Hawaii average:

5.34%

0.36% of residents moved to foreign countries ($2,811 average AGI)
Honolulu County:

0.36%
Hawaii average:

0.28%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to San Diego County, CA  0.20% ($44,422 average AGI)
to Los Angeles County, CA  0.17% ($37,072)
to Clark County, NV  0.16% ($36,625)

Strongest AM radio stations in Makaha Valley:

  • KHNR (650 AM; 10 kW; HONOLULU, HI; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF HAWAII, INC.)
  • KHCM (940 AM; 10 kW; WAIPAHU, HI; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF HAWAII, INC.)
  • KJPN (1370 AM; 6 kW; PEARL CITY, HI; Owner: DIAMOND BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KORL (690 AM; 10 kW; HONOLULU, HI; Owner: NEW WAVE BROADCASTING, L.P.)
  • KSSK (590 AM; 8 kW; HONOLULU, HI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KHVH (830 AM; 10 kW; HONOLULU, HI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KGU (760 AM; 10 kW; HONOLULU, HI; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF HAWAII, INC.)
  • KLHT (1040 AM; 10 kW; HONOLULU, HI; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF HONOLULU, INC.)
  • KUMU (1500 AM; 10 kW; HONOLULU, HI; Owner: MAVERICK MEDIA OF OAHU LICENSE LLC)
  • KAIM (870 AM; 50 kW; HONOLULU, HI; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF HAWAII, INC.)
  • KHBZ (990 AM; 5 kW; HONOLULU, HI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KNDI (1270 AM; 5 kW; HONOLULU, HI; Owner: BROADCAST HOUSE OF THE PACIFIC INC.)
  • KWAI (1080 AM; 5 kW; HONOLULU, HI; Owner: RADIO HAWAII, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Makaha Valley:

  • KIPO (89.3 FM; HONOLULU, HI; Owner: HAWAII PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KAHA (105.9 FM; HONOLULU, HI; Owner: KASA MOKU KA PAWA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KCCN-FM (100.3 FM; HONOLULU, HI; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KGMZ-FM (107.9 FM; AIEA, HI; Owner: HONOLULU BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KINE-FM (105.1 FM; HONOLULU, HI; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KUCD (101.9 FM; PEARL CITY, HI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KAIM-FM (95.5 FM; HONOLULU, HI; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF HAWAII, INC.)
  • KSSK-FM (92.3 FM; WAIPAHU, HI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KDDB (102.7 FM; WAIPAHU, HI; Owner: NEW WAVE BROADCASTING, L.P.)
  • KPOI-FM (97.5 FM; HONOLULU, HI; Owner: NEW WAVE BROADCASTING, L.P.)
  • KQMQ-FM (93.1 FM; HONOLULU, HI; Owner: NEW WAVE BROADCASTING, L.P.)
  • KHUI (99.5 FM; HONOLULU, HI; Owner: NEW WAVE BROADCASTING, L.P.)
  • KXME (104.3 FM; KANEOHE, HI; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KRTR-FM (96.3 FM; KAILUA, HI; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • K215EH (90.9 FM; KAILUA, HI; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K217AA (91.3 FM; WAIALUA, HI; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII)
  • K204BB (88.7 FM; HALEIWA, ETC., HI; Owner: HAWAII PUBLIC RADIO)

TV broadcast stations around Makaha Valley:

  • KWHE (Channel 14; HONOLULU, HI; Owner: LESEA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KIKU (Channel 20; HONOLULU, HI; Owner: KHLS, INC.)
  • KHLU-LP (Channel 60; HONOLULU, HI; Owner: HTV/HTN/HAWAIIAN TV NETWORK, LTD.)
  • K54EX (Channel 54; HONOLULU, HI; Owner: CRAIG ALLYN JUE)
  • KAAH (Channel 26; HONOLULU, HI; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KHON-TV (Channel 2; HONOLULU, HI; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KGMB (Channel 9; HONOLULU, HI; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KITV (Channel 4; HONOLULU, HI; Owner: KITV HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC. (CA CORP.))
  • KBFD (Channel 32; HONOLULU, HI; Owner: THE ALLEN BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KHNL (Channel 13; HONOLULU, HI; Owner: RAYCOM NATIONAL, INC.)
  • KWBN (Channel 44; HONOLULU, HI; Owner: HO'ONA'AUAO COMMUNITY TV, INC.)
  • KALO (Channel 38; HONOLULU, HI; Owner: PACIFICA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KHHI-LP (Channel 48; HONOLULU, HI; Owner: EQUITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

3
  • Dale R Smith, Kaena Pt St Francis 2hi31290 (Lat: 21.500111 Lon: -158.228194), Type: 24.4, Overall height: 24.4 m
    Registrant: 9495151500, Pm@mobilitie.Com, 660 NEWPORT CENTER DRIVE, STE 200
  • Dale R Smith, Kaena Pt St Francis 2hi31290 (Lat: 21.500111 Lon: -158.228194), Type: 24.4, Overall height: 24.4 m
    Registrant: 9495151500, Pm@mobilitie.Com, 660 NEWPORT CENTER DRIVE, STE 200
  • Edward G Roach, Kaena Pt St Francis 2hi31290 (Lat: 21.500111 Lon: -158.228194), Type: 24.4, Overall height: 24.4 m
    Registrant: 9495151500, Pm@mobilitie.Com, 660 NEWPORT CENTER DRIVE, STE 200

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
C) Refinancings
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$251,6701$115,620
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$81,2200$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0098.01

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2008
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$111,890
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0098.01

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Makaha Valley on our top lists:

  • #3 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest ratio of median house value to median household income"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 100 most racially diverse cities"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of unmarried partner households"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most Other race residents"
  • #56 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most Chinese residents"
  • #66 on the list of "Top 100 cities with smallest houses"
  • #79 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Transportation, tourism, and lodging attendants"
  • #97 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most Filipino residents"
  • #100 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most Japanese residents"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that exercised in the past month"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2006 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #55 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of deaths per 1000 residents 1990-1999 to 2000-2003 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #57 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006"
  • #65 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM10) 24-hour air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
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