Makakilo, Hawaii

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Population in 2010: 18,248.
Males: 8,999  (49.3%)
Females: 9,249  (50.7%)
Median resident age:

33.7 years
Hawaii median age:

39.2 years
Estimated median household income in 2017: $81,284
Makakilo:

$81,284
HI:

$77,765

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $35,143

Makakilo CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $680,200
Makakilo:

$680,200
HI:

$617,400

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $616,279; detached houses: $716,257; townhouses or other attached units: $376,262; in 2-unit structures: over $1,000,000; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $336,283; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $491,912

Median gross rent in 2017: $2,120.

March 2019 cost of living index in Makakilo: 154.1 (very high, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 4.5%
(5.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 2.0% for Black residents, 6.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 7.8% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 6.9% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Makakilo, HI (2017)
    • 6,28630.8%Asian alone
    • 4,63222.7%Two or more races
    • 3,99819.6%White alone
    • 2,50112.3%Hispanic
    • 1,9959.8%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 9014.4%Black alone
    • 260.1%Other race alone
    • 100.05%American Indian alone

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

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Ancestries: German (3.2%), American (2.0%), Portuguese (1.4%), European (1.3%), Italian (1.3%).

Current Local Time: HST (no DST) time zone

Elevation: 400 feet

Makakilo, Hawaii map

3,446 residents are foreign born

This place:

16.9%
Hawaii:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,745 (0.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,480 (0.2%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Ewa, HI (6.4 miles , pop. 272,328).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (2567.2 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

Makakilo City, HI (0.7 miles ),
Kapolei, HI (1.2 miles ),
Barbers Point Housing, HI (1.2 miles),
Kalaeloa, HI (1.3 miles),
Ko Olina, HI (1.5 miles ),
Ewa Villages, HI (1.7 miles ),
Ewa Gentry, HI (1.9 miles ),
West Loch Estate, HI (2.0 miles )

Latitude: 21.35 N, Longitude: 158.09 W

Distribution of median household income in Makakilo, HI in 2017
Distribution of house value in Makakilo, HI in 2017
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

2.9%
Hawaii:

2.9%
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 43.1. This is significantly better than average.

City:

43.1
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.292. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.292
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 3.91. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.91
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.594. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.594
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 25.8. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 1.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.8
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 11.2. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.2
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 2.95. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.95
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2010 was 0.00154. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00154
U.S.:

0.00984

Earthquake activity:

Makakilo-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 237.3 miles away from Makakilo 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 174.5 miles away from the city 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 170.3 miles away from Makakilo center
On 11/16/1983 at 16:13:00, a magnitude 6.7 (6.4 MB, 6.7 MS, 6.7 MW) earthquake occurred 219.8 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 215.5 miles away from the city 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 159.1 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 (14) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Fires: 3, Mudslides: 2, Earthquake: 1, Flash Flood: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Tsunami Wave: 1, Typhoon: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Makakilo topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Makakilo:

  • FMC DIALYSIS SERVICES OF KAPOLEI (Dialysis Facility, about 3 miles away; KAPOLEI, HI)
  • KAHI MOHALA (Hospital, about 4 miles away; EWA BEACH, HI)
  • PEARL CITY NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; PEARL CITY, HI)
  • WAIMANO TRAINING SCHOOL AND HOSPITAL (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; PEARL CITY, HI)
  • PRIME CARE SERVICES HAWAII INC (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; HONOLULU, HI)
  • WAHIAWA GENERAL HOSPITAL (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; WAHIAWA, HI)
  • WAHIAWA GEN HOSP ICF (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; WHIAWA, HI)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Makakilo:

  • Leeward Community College (about 8 miles; Pearl City, HI; Full-time enrollment: 4,589)
  • Honolulu Community College (about 14 miles; Honolulu, HI; FT enrollment: 2,538)
  • Hawaii Pacific University (about 15 miles; Honolulu, HI; FT enrollment: 5,506)
  • University of Hawaii at Manoa (about 18 miles; Honolulu, HI; FT enrollment: 16,461)
  • Chaminade University of Honolulu (about 19 miles; Honolulu, HI; FT enrollment: 2,610)
  • Kapiolani Community College (about 20 miles; Honolulu, HI; FT enrollment: 5,069)
  • Brigham Young University-Hawaii (about 23 miles; Laie, HI; FT enrollment: 3,527)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Honolulu Fire Department Station 35 Makakilo (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Shopping Center: Kapolei Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Makakilo: Saint Nicholas Episcopal Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Makakilo include: Makakilo Heights Neighborhood Park (1), Makakilo Community Park (2), Maukalani Neighborhood Park (3), Makakilo Neighborhood Park (4), Mauka Lani Neighborhood Park (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Honolulu County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This place:

3.4 people
Hawaii:

2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

82.0%
Whole state:

68.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

7.0%
Whole state:

7.3%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Makakilo in 2010:

  • 12 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 5 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 4 people in group homes intended for adults

For population 15 years and over in Makakilo:

Marital status in Makakilo, HI
  • Never married: 32.1%
  • Now married: 52.8%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 3.8%
  • Divorced: 10.2%

For population 25 years and over in Makakilo:

  • High school or higher: 94.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 31.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 36.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.7
Hawaii average:

11.0

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Makakilo
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Makakilo, HI (based on Honolulu County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
This county:

2.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.10 / 10,000 pop.
Hawaii:

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
Here:

1.57 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.15 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.3%
Hawaii:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

20.5%
Hawaii:

20.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Honolulu County:

8.9%
Hawaii:

9.2%

5.18% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($53,025 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.18%
Hawaii average:

5.19%

0.34% of residents moved from foreign countries ($3,761 average AGI)
Honolulu County:

0.34%
Hawaii average:

0.26%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from San Diego County, CA  0.20% ($53,211 average AGI)
from Los Angeles County, CA  0.17% ($59,677)
from Hawaii County, HI  0.14% ($43,065)


6.00% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($54,978 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.00%
Hawaii average:

5.62%

0.33% of residents moved to foreign countries ($3,218 average AGI)
Honolulu County:

0.33%
Hawaii average:

0.26%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Clark County, NV  0.24% ($58,250 average AGI)
to San Diego County, CA  0.23% ($56,961)
to Hawaii County, HI  0.18% ($46,987)

Strongest AM radio stations in Makakilo:

  • 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.)
  • KSSK (590 AM; 8 kW; HONOLULU, HI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KORL (690 AM; 10 kW; HONOLULU, HI; Owner: NEW WAVE BROADCASTING, L.P.)
  • KHVH (830 AM; 10 kW; HONOLULU, HI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KLHT (1040 AM; 10 kW; HONOLULU, HI; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF HONOLULU, INC.)
  • KJPN (1370 AM; 6 kW; PEARL CITY, HI; Owner: DIAMOND BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KGU (760 AM; 10 kW; HONOLULU, HI; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF HAWAII, INC.)
  • KUMU (1500 AM; 10 kW; HONOLULU, HI; Owner: MAVERICK MEDIA OF OAHU LICENSE LLC)
  • 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.)
  • KKEA (1420 AM; 5 kW; HONOLULU, HI; Owner: BLOW UP, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Makakilo:

  • 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)
  • KAHA (105.9 FM; HONOLULU, HI; Owner: KASA MOKU KA PAWA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KPOI-FM (97.5 FM; HONOLULU, HI; Owner: NEW WAVE BROADCASTING, L.P.)
  • 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)
  • KQMQ-FM (93.1 FM; HONOLULU, HI; Owner: NEW WAVE BROADCASTING, L.P.)
  • KDDB (102.7 FM; WAIPAHU, HI; Owner: NEW WAVE BROADCASTING, L.P.)
  • KIPO (89.3 FM; HONOLULU, HI; Owner: HAWAII PUBLIC RADIO)
  • 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.)
  • K214CY (90.7 FM; MAILI, HI; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)

TV broadcast stations around Makakilo:

  • 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)
  • KALO (Channel 38; HONOLULU, HI; Owner: PACIFICA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KGMB (Channel 9; HONOLULU, HI; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KWBN (Channel 44; HONOLULU, HI; Owner: HO'ONA'AUAO COMMUNITY TV, INC.)
  • KITV (Channel 4; HONOLULU, HI; Owner: KITV HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC. (CA CORP.))
  • KHHI-LP (Channel 48; HONOLULU, HI; Owner: EQUITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KHET (Channel 11; HONOLULU, HI; Owner: HAWAII PUBLIC TELEVISION FOUNDATION)
  • KBFD (Channel 32; HONOLULU, HI; Owner: THE ALLEN BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KHNL (Channel 13; HONOLULU, HI; Owner: RAYCOM NATIONAL, INC.)
  • K56EX (Channel 56; HONOLULU, HI; Owner: VICTOR AGMATA, JR.)
  • KFVE (Channel 5; HONOLULU, HI; Owner: RAYCOM NATIONAL, INC.)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Makakilo fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 33ft / 10.5mTotal length
  • 172,400Total average daily traffic
  • 6,896Total average daily truck traffic
  • 219,200Total future (year 2025) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

20 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Makakilo)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • Puu Manawahua (Lat: 21.386000 Lon: -158.105306), Call Sign: KNBD585, Licensee ID: L00008043,
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.195 MHz, Grant Date: 07/31/2001, Expiration Date: 08/14/2011, Cancellation Date: 08/05/2011, Registrant: State Of Hawaii, 1177 Alakea Street, Room 201, Honolulu, HI 96813, Phone: (808) 586-1930, Fax: (808) 586-1962, Email:
  • Nike Site 4-5 Puu Manawahua (Lat: 21.386278 Lon: -158.105583), Call Sign: KYU487,
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.715 MHz, 155.715 MHz, Grant Date: 03/19/2015, Expiration Date: 05/28/2025, Registrant: State Of Hawaii; Scd, 3949 Diamond Head Road, Honolulu, HI 96816, Phone: (808) 733-4300, Email:
  • Puu Manawahua Nike Control Site No 5 (Lat: 21.386000 Lon: -158.105306), Type: Tower, Structure height: 61 m, Call Sign: KUA396, Licensee ID: L00044856,
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.565 MHz, 460.250 MHz, 460.300 MHz, 155.130 MHz, 155.070 MHz, 155.190 MHz, 156.090 MHz, Grant Date: 08/23/1999, Expiration Date: 10/11/2004, Cancellation Date: 09/10/2002, Registrant: Honolulu, City & County Of, 801 S Beretania St, Honolulu, HI 96813, Phone: (808) 529-3264
  • PUU MANAWAHUA, Puu Manawahua (Lat: 21.386000 Lon: -158.105028), Type: Tower, Structure height: 6 m, Call Sign: WNFT605,
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.470 MHz, Grant Date: 02/17/2011, Expiration Date: 04/30/2021, Registrant: Hawaiian Electric Company, Inc, 820 Ward Avenue, Honolulu, HI 96840-0001, Phone: (808) 543-7545, Fax: (808) 543-7725, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

21 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Makakilo)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: BEECH B95 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 5, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 150 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 791T , Serial Number: TD-392, Year manufactured: 1960, Airworthiness Date: 05/09/1960, Certificate Issue Date: 08/16/2007
    Registrant (LLC): Hawaii Aircraft Leasing LLC, 92-967 Kanehoa Loop, Makakilo, HI 96707

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Makakilo, HI
  • 59.6%No fuel used
  • 32.8%Electricity
  • 6.1%Solar energy
  • 0.7%Utility gas
  • 0.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.2%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Makakilo, HI
  • 65.4%No fuel used
  • 31.3%Electricity
  • 2.5%Solar energy
  • 0.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.4%Utility gas


Makakilo compared to Hawaii state average:

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

Makakilo on our top lists:

  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Other Western Europe (population 500+)"
  • #72 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Philippines (population 500+)"
  • #77 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Oceania, n.e.c. (population 500+)"
  • #79 on the list of "Top 100 most racially diverse cities"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest average weight of females"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Other congregations"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Other adherents"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest carbon monoxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
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