North Kona, Hawaii

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Population in July 2007: 33,155.
Males: 16,667  (50.3%)
Females: 16,488  (49.7%)
Median resident age:

39.4 years
Hawaii median age:

36.2 years

Zip code: 96740

Estimated median household income in 2017: $68,828 (it was $47,610 in 2000)
North Kona:

$68,828
HI:

$77,765

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $34,846 (it was $23,569 in 2000)

North Kona CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $511,875 (it was $230,700 in 2000)
North Kona:

$511,875
HI:

$617,400

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $443,446; detached houses: $432,734; townhouses or other attached units: $531,610; in 2-unit structures: $986,374; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $385,135; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $418,726; mobile homes: over $1,000,000; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $199,197
March 2019 cost of living index in North Kona: 123.2 (high, U.S. average is 100)
  • Races in North Kona, HI (2000)
    • 12,85845.0%White alone
    • 5,77120.2%Two or more races
    • 4,48715.7%Asian alone
    • 2,92010.2%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 2,2697.9%Hispanic
    • 1230.4%Black alone
    • 890.3%American Indian alone
    • 260.09%Other race alone

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

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Current Local Time: HST (no DST) time zone

Land area: 489.0 square miles.

Population density: 68 people per square mile   (very low).

North Kona, Hawaii map
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
North Kona CCD:

0.3% ($701)
Hawaii:

0.3% ($765)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Honolulu, HI (165.5 miles , pop. 371,657).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (2506.9 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

Kailua, HI (1.3 miles ),
Holualoa, HI (1.8 miles ),
Kalaoa, HI (2.2 miles ),
Kahaluu-Keauhou, HI (2.5 miles ),
Honalo, HI (2.8 miles ),
Kealakekua, HI (3.1 miles ),
Captain Cook, HI (3.5 miles ),
Honaunau-Napoopoo, HI (4.0 miles )

Latitude: 19.66 N, Longitude: 155.97 W

Distribution of median household income in North Kona, HI in 2017
North Kona satellite photo by USGS

North Kona tourist attractions:

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.7%
Hawaii:

2.9%
Most common industries in North Kona, HI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (18.7%)
  • Construction (8.7%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.4%)
  • Health care (5.2%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (5.2%)
  • Educational services (5.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (15.8%)
  • Construction (15.2%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (6.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.4%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (5.2%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (4.9%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (4.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (22.0%)
  • Health care (8.2%)
  • Educational services (6.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.3%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (5.1%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.1%)
Most common occupations in North Kona, HI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.4%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.9%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.5%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (3.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.7%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (3.5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.0%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (2.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.9%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (6.0%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4.8%)
  • Cashiers (4.5%)

Average climate in North Kona, Hawaii

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI SO2 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 66.8. This is about average.

City:

66.8
U.S.:

74.2
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 5.86. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 10.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.86
U.S.:

1.79
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 10.4. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 11.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.4
U.S.:

8.5

Earthquake activity:

North Kona-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 62.9 miles away from North Kona 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 6.3 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 13.7 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 41.8 miles away from North Kona 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 59.6 miles away from North Kona 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 56.4 miles away from North Kona 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 (18) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 7, Earthquakes: 3, Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Lava Flows: 2, Volcanic Eruptions: 2, High Surf: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Tsunami Wave: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near North Kona:

  • KONA COMMUNITY HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 11 miles away; KEALAKEKUA, HI)
  • WEST HAWAII HOME HEALTH SVCS (Home Health Center, about 15 miles away; CAPTAIN COOK, HI)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to North Kona:

  • Hawaii Community College (about 59 miles; Hilo, HI; Full-time enrollment: 2,137)
  • University of Hawaii at Hilo (about 59 miles; Hilo, HI; FT enrollment: 3,161)
  • University of Hawaii Maui College (about 92 miles; Kahului, HI; FT enrollment: 2,492)
  • Kapiolani Community College (about 163 miles; Honolulu, HI; FT enrollment: 5,069)
  • Chaminade University of Honolulu (about 164 miles; Honolulu, HI; FT enrollment: 2,610)
  • University of Hawaii at Manoa (about 165 miles; Honolulu, HI; FT enrollment: 16,461)
  • Hawaii Pacific University (about 168 miles; Honolulu, HI; FT enrollment: 5,506)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in North Kona: Hale o Lono Heiau (A), Ahua‘umi Heiau (B), Honalo (C), Nahuina (D), Kaehole Southwest Substation (E), Kamehameha III Birthplace (F), Kealakowaa Heiau (G), Kuakini Wall (H), Kuemanu Heiau (I), Natural Energy Laboratory (J), Papakoholua Heiau (K), Kahelepo House (L), Sheep Station (M), Shangri-La (N), Hōlualoa Mauka Camp (O), Hōlualoa Makai Camp (P), Keauhou Hōlua (Q), Hualālai Ranch (R), Puu Waawaa Ranch (S), Pu‘ulehua Ranch (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Akona Kai Shopping Mall Shopping Center (1), Keauhou Shopping Village Shopping Center (2), Kona Coast Shopping Center (3), North Kona Shopping Center (4), World Square Shopping Plaza Shopping Center (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in North Kona include: Door of Faith Church (A), Dafukuji Soto Mission (B), Lanakila Congregational Church (C), Saint Peters Catholic Church (D), Saint Michaels Church (E), Moku‘aikaua Church (F), Immaculate Conception Roman Catholic Church (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Burial Ground for Kuamoo Battle Warriors (1), Keōpū Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes: Keanalele Waterhole (A), Wainanalii Pond (B), Luahinewai (C), Waiaelepi (D), Luawai (E), Opaeula Pond (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Wai‘aha Stream (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in North Kona include: White Sands Beach Park (1), Kahaluu Beach Park (2), Puu Waawaa State Wildlife Sanctuary (3), Hulihe‘e Palace State Monument (4), Kona Coast State Park (5), Keolonahihi State Historical Park (6), Hillcrest Park (7), Higashihara Park (8), Old Kona Airport State Recreation Area (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Beaches: Maniniowali Beach (A), Makalawena Beach (B), Mahai‘ula Beach (C), Kukio Beach (D), Beans Beach (E), ‘Alula Beach (F), Disappearing Sands Beach (G), Ka‘ūpūlehu Beach (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hawaii 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:

2.7 people
Hawaii:

2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

65.5%
Whole state:

68.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

9.9%
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: 0.6% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

9.7%
Whole state:

10.7%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

4.2%
Whole state:

5.0%

People in group quarters in North Kona in 2010:

  • 161 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 160 people in college/university student housing
  • 106 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 101 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 48 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 46 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 8 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 3 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)

People in group quarters in North Kona in 2000:

  • 100 people in other group homes
  • 24 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 9 people in other nonhousehold living situations

For population 15 years and over in North Kona:

Marital status in North Kona, HI
  • Never married: 28.1%
  • Now married: 55.6%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 4.9%
  • Divorced: 11.4%

For population 25 years and over in North Kona:

  • High school or higher: 87.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 24.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.3%
  • Unemployed: 3.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.4
Hawaii average:

12.8

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for North Kona, HI (based on Hawaii County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
Hawaii County:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 34
This county:

1.97 / 10,000 pop.
Hawaii:

1.57 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 44
This county:

2.55 / 10,000 pop.
Hawaii:

1.72 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 143
Hawaii County:

8.29 / 10,000 pop.
State:

9.00 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Hawaii County:

7.1%
Hawaii:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

21.2%
State:

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

10.3%
State:

9.2%

5.47% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($62,641 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.47%
Hawaii average:

5.19%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($421 average AGI)
Hawaii County:

0.04%
Hawaii average:

0.26%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Honolulu County, HI  1.04% ($46,987 average AGI)
from Maui County, HI  0.22% ($50,463)
from Los Angeles County, CA  0.17% ($101,395)


4.69% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($43,329 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.69%
Hawaii average:

5.62%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($393 average AGI)
Hawaii County:

0.06%
Hawaii average:

0.26%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Honolulu County, HI  0.80% ($43,065 average AGI)
to Maui County, HI  0.23% ($42,669)
to Clark County, NV  0.20% ($30,847)

Strongest AM radio stations in North Kona:

  • KKON (790 AM; 5 kW; KEALAKEKUA, HI; Owner: BIG ISLAND RADIO ( HAWAII LIMITED PA)
  • KUAU (1570 AM; 50 kW; HAIKU, HI; Owner: FIRST ASSEMBLY OF GOD-KAHULUI, MAUI)
  • KIPA (620 AM; 10 kW; NAALEHU, HI; Owner: BIG ISLAND RADIO)
  • KPUA (670 AM; 10 kW; HILO, HI; Owner: NEW WEST BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KAIM (870 AM; 50 kW; HONOLULU, HI; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF HAWAII, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • 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 North Kona:

  • KLEO (106.1 FM; KAHALUU, HI; Owner: MAVERICK MEDIA OF HAWAII LICENSE, LLC)
  • KLUA (93.9 FM; KAILUA KONA, HI; Owner: BIG ISLAND RADIO)
  • KAOY (101.5 FM; KEALAKEKUA, HI; Owner: BIG ISLAND RADIO ( HAWAII LIMITED PA)
  • KAGB (99.1 FM; WAIMEA, HI; Owner: BIG ISLAND RADIO)
  • KKUA (90.7 FM; WAILUKU, HI; Owner: HAWAII PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • KNUQ (103.7 FM; PAAUILO, HI; Owner: VISIONARY RELATED ENTERTAINMENT II,)
  • KWYI (106.9 FM; KAWAIHAE, HI; Owner: COLIN H. NAITO)
  • K211EU (90.1 FM; KAILUA KONA, HI; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K288CS (105.5 FM; KAWAIHAE, HI; Owner: MOUNT WILSON FM BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • K220HM (91.9 FM; KALAOA KAILUA KONA, HI; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around North Kona:

  • KLEI (Channel 6; KAILUA KONA, HI; Owner: AINA'E CO., LTD)
  • K63DZ (Channel 63; KAILUA KONA, HI; Owner: RAYCOM NATIONAL, INC.)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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  • Clyde H Nagata, Keahole Generation Plant Service Access Rd (Lat: 19.731944 Lon: -156.027472), Type: 15.2, Overall height: 15.2 m, Registrant: Dokamura@hei.Com, Phone: (808) 969-0329
  • David A Miller, Between Queen Kaahumanu Hwy And Mamalahoa Hwy (Lat: 19.775000 Lon: -155.976389), Type: 30.4, Overall height: 30.4 m, Registrant: Voicestream Wireless Corporation, Belle-vue, Phone: (425) 653-4600
  • Clyde H Nagata, Keahole Generation Plant Service Access Rd (Lat: 19.731944 Lon: -156.027472), Type: 15.2, Overall height: 15.2 m, Registrant: Dokamura@hei.Com, Phone: (808) 969-0329
  • Dan Menser, Between Queen Kaahumanu Hwy And Mamalahoa Hwy (Lat: 19.775000 Lon: -155.976389), Type: 30.4, Overall height: 30.4 m, Registrant: Voicestream Pcs I License L.L.C., Belle-vue, Phone: (425) 378-4000
  • Dan Menser, Between Queen Kaahumanu Hwy And Mamalahoa Hwy (Lat: 19.775000 Lon: -155.976389), Type: 30.4, Overall height: 30.4 m, Registrant: Voicestream Pcs I License L.L.C., Belle-vue, Phone: (425) 378-4000
  • Marin Fettman, 76-4048 Mamalahoa Highway (Hi04132b) (Lat: 19.619444 Lon: -155.947778), Type: 36.6, Overall height: 36.6 m, Registrant: T-Mobile West Corporation, Marin.Fettman@t-Mobile.Com, , Belle-vue, Phone: (425) 383-4000
  • MARIN FETTMAN, 76-4048 Mamalahoa Highway (Hi04132b) (Lat: 19.619444 Lon: -155.947778), Type: 36.6, Overall height: 36.6 m, Registrant: T-Mobile West Corporation, Marin.Fettman@t-Mobile.Com, , Belle-vue, Phone: (425) 383-4000

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

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  • KEAHOLE AIRPORT SUB., Keahole Airport Sub., Junction Keahole Airport Road And Highway 19 (Lat: 19.732667 Lon: -156.029500), Type: Pole, Structure height: 6.1 m, Call Sign: WPPX569,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.225 MHz, Grant Date: 02/27/2015, Expiration Date: 02/28/2025, Certifier: Clyde H Nagata, Registrant: Utility Telecom Consulting Group, Inc, 1554 Saint Paul St., Denver, CO 80206, Phone: (303) 840-1041, Fax: (303) 756-4960, Email:
  • Huehue Sheep Sta (Lat: 19.750306 Lon: -155.922500), Structure height: 31 m, Call Sign: KNJY652,
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.725 MHz, Grant Date: 07/06/2012, Expiration Date: 08/18/2022, Registrant: Utility Telecom Consulting Group, Inc., 1554 Saint Paul Street, Denver, CO 80206, Phone: (303) 840-1041, Email:
  • Huehue Sheep Station (Lat: 19.750306 Lon: -155.922778), Type: Tower, Structure height: 30 m, Call Sign: WGL463,
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.900 MHz, Grant Date: 01/26/2011, Expiration Date: 01/28/2021, Certifier: Clyde H Nagata, Registrant: Utility Telecom Consulting Group, Inc., 1554 Saint Paul Street, Denver, CO 80206, Phone: (303) 840-1041, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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  • STATION, Anaehoomalu Swtchng Sta Sewage Treat Plant Svc Access Rd (Lat: 19.908889 Lon: -155.875250), Overall height: 13.7 m, Call Sign: WNTM616,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11186.2 MHz, Grant Date: 06/07/2012, Expiration Date: 06/18/2022, Registrant: Utility Telecom Consulting Group, Inc., 1554 St. Paul Street, Denver, CO 80206, Phone: (303) 840-1041, Fax: (303) 840-1028, Email:
  • STATION, Poopoomino Switching Station Service Access Rd (Lat: 19.801111 Lon: -155.983333), Overall height: 15.2 m, Call Sign: WNTM617,
    Assigned Frequencies: 2181.60 MHz, Grant Date: 04/23/2002, Expiration Date: 06/18/2012, Cancellation Date: 10/30/2009, Registrant: Utility Telecom Consulting Group, Inc., 1554 St. Paul Street, Denver, CO 80206, Phone: (303) 840-2878, Fax: (303) 840-1129, Email:
  • STATION, Keahole Generation Plant Service Access Rd (Lat: 19.731944 Lon: -156.027472), Overall height: 15.2 m, Call Sign: WNTM618,
    Assigned Frequencies: 1900.00 MHz, Grant Date: 04/23/2002, Expiration Date: 06/18/2012, Cancellation Date: 10/30/2002, Phone: (202) 331-9495

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in North Kona, HI
  • 59.2%No fuel used
  • 32.4%Electricity
  • 3.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.4%Solar energy
  • 1.3%Wood
  • 0.8%Utility gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in North Kona, HI
  • 56.8%No fuel used
  • 36.8%Electricity
  • 4.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.9%Utility gas
  • 0.6%Other fuel
  • 0.4%Solar energy
  • 0.2%Wood


North Kona compared to Hawaii state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

North Kona on our top lists:

  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: waiters and waitresses (population 5,000+)"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: transportation, tourism, and lodging attendants (population 5,000+)"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: rail and water transportation workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: transportation, tourism, and lodging attendants (population 5,000+)"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: alcoholic beverages merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: water transportation (population 5,000+)"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: air transportation (population 5,000+)"
  • #40 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: motor vehicle operators except bus and truck drivers (population 5,000+)"
  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: air transportation (population 5,000+)"
  • #44 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: other food preparation and serving workers including supervisors (population 5,000+)"
  • #59 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people taking a motorcycle to work (population 5,000+)"
  • #77 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: accommodation and food services (population 5,000+)"
  • #81 on the list of "Top 101 larger cities with the lowest real estate taxes percentage (population 50,000+)"
  • #81 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: jewelry, luggage, and leather goods stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #83 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: sporting goods, camera, and hobby and toy stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #90 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: other transportation, and support activities, and couriers (population 5,000+)"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Sulfur Oxides Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest average weight of females"
  • #50 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that exercised in the past month"
  • #59 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Obama (Democrat) in the 2012 Presidential Election"
  • #61 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Other congregations (pop. 50,000+)"
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