Naalehu, Hawaii

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Population in 2010: 866. Population change since 2000: -5.8%
Males: 457  (52.8%)
Females: 409  (47.2%)
Median resident age:  44.8 years
Hawaii median age:  38.1 years

Zip codes: 96772.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $37,381 (it was $31,750 in 2000)
Naalehu:

$37,381
HI:

$68,020

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $15,237 (it was $11,755 in 2000)

Naalehu CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $153,111 (it was $77,300 in 2000)
Naalehu:

$153,111
HI:

$500,000

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $145,175; Detached houses: $144,422

Median gross rent in 2013: $622.

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  • Races in Naalehu, HI (2010)

    Naalehu races chart
    • 34740.1%Asian alone
    • 25529.4%Two or more races
    • 10912.6%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 839.6%White alone
    • 718.2%Hispanic
    • 10.1%Black alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Naalehu: 104.9 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Portuguese (7.4%), German (6.7%), Danish (2.9%), English (1.9%), Irish (1.5%).

Current Local Time: HST (no DST) time zone

Elevation: 674 feet

Land area: 2.16 square miles.

Population density: 402 people per square mile   (low).

Naalehu,HI real estate house value index trend

Naalehu, Hawaii map

For population 25 years and over in Naalehu:

  • High school or higher: 70.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.6%
  • Unemployed: 26.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 37.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Naalehu CDP:

  • Never married: 31.8%
  • Now married: 57.7%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 8.7%
  • Divorced: 1.8%

212 residents are foreign born (23.0% Asia).

This place:

23.1%
Hawaii:

17.5%



According to our research of Hawaii and other state lists there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Naalehu, Hawaii as of August 29, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Naalehu to the number of sex offenders is 289 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $218 (0.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $204 (0.1%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Honolulu, HI (212.6 miles , pop. 371,657).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (2507.1 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Waiohinu, HI (1.3 miles ), Discovery Harbour, HI (1.7 miles ), Kau, HI (2.0 miles ), Pahala, HI (3.4 miles ), Hawaiian Ocean View, HI (3.5 miles ), South Kona, HI (5.1 miles ), Keokea, HI (5.6 miles ), Honaunau-Napoopoo, HI (5.7 miles ).

Latitude: 19.07 N, Longitude: 155.59 W

Naalehu household income distribution Naalehu home values distribution

Naalehu tourist attractions:

Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.5%
Hawaii:

4.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (25%)
  • Construction (18%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (18%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (4%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Information (4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (52%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Health care and social assistance (15%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Retail trade (4%)
  • Other services, except public administration (3%)
  • Information (2%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (25%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (20%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (19%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (11%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (4%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (4%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (47%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (30%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (10%)
  • Transportation occupations (5%)
  • Management occupations (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)

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

Average climate in Naalehu, Hawaii

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Naalehu-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Hawaii state average. It is 59% 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 44.9 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 54.4 miles away from Naalehu center
On 11/16/1983 at 16:13:00, a magnitude 6.7 (6.4 MB, 6.7 MS, 6.7 MW) earthquake occurred 29.2 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 60.9 miles away from the city 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 37.6 miles away from Naalehu center, destroying 5 buildings
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 68.7 miles away from the city center
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).
Naalehu topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Naalehu:

  • KAU HOSPITAL (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; PAHALA, HI)

Airports located in Naalehu:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Naalehu:

  • Hawaii Community College (about 55 miles; Hilo, HI; Full-time enrollment: 2,137)
  • University of Hawaii at Hilo (about 56 miles; Hilo, HI; FT enrollment: 3,161)
  • University of Hawaii Maui College (about 139 miles; Kahului, HI; FT enrollment: 2,492)
  • Kapiolani Community College (about 210 miles; Honolulu, HI; FT enrollment: 5,069)
  • Chaminade University of Honolulu (about 211 miles; Honolulu, HI; FT enrollment: 2,610)
  • University of Hawaii at Manoa (about 212 miles; Honolulu, HI; FT enrollment: 16,461)
  • Hawaii Pacific University (about 215 miles; Honolulu, HI; FT enrollment: 5,506)

Public elementary/middle school in Naalehu:

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Notable locations in Naalehu: Naalehu Volunteer Fire Station 11A (A), Hawaii County Fire Department Station 11A Naalehu (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Shirakawa Motel (95-6040 Mamalahoa Highway), Macadamia Meadows Bed & Breakfast (94-6263 Kamaoa Road), Bougainvillea Bed & Breakfast (Hawaiian Ocean View Ra).

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
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Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 243. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

243
U.S.:

74

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 23.1. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 11.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

23.1
U.S.:

1.9

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 13.0. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 11.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

13.0
U.S.:

9.1
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 19.1%
(46.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 31.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 25.6% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  3.5 people
Hawaii:  2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  76.5%
Whole state:  68.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  8.8%
Whole state:  7.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 1.2% of all households

Naalehu compared to Hawaii state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

15.2
Hawaii average:

11.3

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • No fuel used (94%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Electricity (2%)
  • Solar energy (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Neighborhoods in Naalehu:

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Religion statistics for Naalehu 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 Naalehu:

  • KKON (790 AM; 5 kW; KEALAKEKUA, HI; Owner: BIG ISLAND RADIO ( HAWAII LIMITED PA)
  • KPUA (670 AM; 10 kW; HILO, HI; Owner: NEW WEST BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KIPA (620 AM; 10 kW; NAALEHU, HI; Owner: BIG ISLAND RADIO)
  • KUAU (1570 AM; 50 kW; HAIKU, HI; Owner: FIRST ASSEMBLY OF GOD-KAHULUI, MAUI)
  • KHLO (850 AM; 5 kW; HILO, HI; Owner: MAVERICK MEDIA OF HAWAII LICENSE, LLC)
  • KAIM (870 AM; 50 kW; HONOLULU, HI; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF HAWAII, INC.)
  • KHBC (1060 AM; 5 kW; HILO, HI; Owner: HILO BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • KMVI (550 AM; 5 kW; WAILUKU, HI; Owner: PACIFIC RADIO GROUP,INC.)
  • KNUI (900 AM; 5 kW; KAHULUI, HI; Owner: PACIFIC RADIO GROUP, 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.)
  • KSSK (590 AM; 8 kW; HONOLULU, HI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Naalehu:

  • KLEO (106.1 FM; KAHALUU, HI; Owner: MAVERICK MEDIA OF HAWAII LICENSE, LLC)
  • 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)
  • KAPA-FM1 (100.3 FM; PUUEO, HI; Owner: BIG ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY, LTD)

TV broadcast stations around Naalehu:

  • K63BB (Channel 63; NAALEHU, ETC., HI; Owner: HAWAII PUBLIC TELEVISION FOUNDATION)
  • K69CF (Channel 69; SOUTH POINT, HI; Owner: HAWAII PUBLIC TELEVISION FOUNDATION)

Naalehu fatal accident list:

Jul 23, 2012 08:45 AM, Cr-150, Lat: 18.96047, Lon: -155.67947, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Nov 13, 2005 08:55 AM, Sr-11, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jan 9, 1990 02:50 PM, 11, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Jan 21, 1982 10:20 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Jan 24, 1976 09:45 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 5m16ftTotal length
  • $4,203,000Total costs
  • 10,100Total average daily traffic
  • 14,200Total future (year 2027) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Naalehu)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

32 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

7
  • Naalehu Pasture 2 Mi S (Lat: 19.041444 Lon: -155.580556), Structure height: 15 m, Call Sign: WNVG448, Licensee ID: L00006401
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.310 MHz, 154.310 MHz, 154.385 MHz, 154.385 MHz, 154.445 MHz, 154.445 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/30/1995, Expiration Date: 01/17/2001, Cancellation Date: 03/25/2001
    Registrant: County Of Hawaii, 777 Kilauea Ave Mall Ln Rm 6, Hilo, HI 96720, Phone: (808) 961-8336
  • Naalehu Pasture 2 Mi S (Lat: 19.041444 Lon: -155.580556), Call Sign: KNJW951
    Assigned Frequencies: 453.600 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/05/2011, Expiration Date: 03/27/2021
    Registrant: Dags/Icsd/Tsb, 1177 Alakea Street, Room 201, Honolulu, HI 96813, Phone: (808) 586-1930, Fax: (808) 586-1962, Email:
  • Kau Police Station (Lat: 19.062278 Lon: -155.587222), Call Sign: KUA500
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.310 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/16/2003, Expiration Date: 12/29/2013
    Registrant: Hawaii County Police Department, 349 Kapiolani Street, Hilo, HI 96720, Phone: (808) 961-2280, Fax: (808) 961-8891, Email:
  • South Point 7 Mi (Lat: 19.002278 Lon: -155.674722), Call Sign: KKR939
    Assigned Frequencies: 48.5400 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/07/2012, Expiration Date: 06/18/2022
    Registrant: Utility Telecom Consulting Group, Inc., 1554 Saint Paul Street, Denver, CO 80206, Phone: (303) 840-1041, Email:
  • Naalehu Pasture (Lat: 19.041444 Lon: -155.580556), Call Sign: KKW552
    Assigned Frequencies: 48.5400 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/07/2012, Expiration Date: 06/18/2022
    Registrant: Utility Telecom Consulting Group, Inc., 1554 Saint Paul Street, Denver, CO 80206, Phone: (303) 840-1041, Email:
  • Kamaoa Switching Station (Lat: 19.057833 Lon: -155.675556), Call Sign: WNJK433
    Assigned Frequencies: 457.350 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/06/2012, Expiration Date: 07/17/2022
    Registrant: Utility Telecom Consulting Group, Inc., 1554 Saint Paul Street, Denver, CO 80206, Phone: (303) 840-1041, Email:
  • Naalehu Pasture (Lat: 19.041444 Lon: -155.580556), Type: Tower, Structure height: 15 m, Call Sign: WPJZ927, Licensee ID: L00101374
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.675 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/23/2011, Expiration Date: 12/27/2021, Certifier: Clyde H Nagata
    Registrant: Hawaii Electric Light Company Inc, Hilo, HI 96721-1027, Phone: (808) 935-1171, Fax: (808) 969-0256, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

24 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Naalehu)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 22
  • Hazardous Condition: 3
  • Service Call: 6

Incident types - Naalehu

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Naalehu, HI
Most common first names in Naalehu, HI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Joseph1373.6 years
James869.6 years
John774.7 years
George772.4 years
Henry673.3 years
Elizabeth581.8 years
Edward467.2 years
Richard443.7 years
Mary477.2 years
William481.0 years
Most common last names in Naalehu, HI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Amaral569.0 years
Castaneda562.2 years
Lorenzo563.2 years
Vierra569.4 years
Jara486.5 years
Kokubun477.2 years
Demello473.2 years
Breithaupt467.2 years
Yamamoto484.1 years
Yoshida470.0 years

Businesses in Naalehu, HI

  • Ace Hardware: 1

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  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Other financial specialists"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Sales and office occupations:"
  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Construction, extraction, maintenance, and repair occupations:"
  • #56 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of workers with very long commute times (90 or more minutes)"
  • #66 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Waiters and waitresses"
  • #81 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting"
  • #90 on the list of "Top 100 most racially diverse cities"
  • #99 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most Two or more races residents"
  • #22 (96772) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Northern European first ancestries (pop 1,000+)"
  • #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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