For population 25 years and over in Pahala:
For population 15 years and over in Pahala CDP:
171 residents are foreign born (24.0% Asia).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $199 (0.1%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Honolulu, HI (210.7 miles , pop. 371,657).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (2496.1 miles , pop. 3,694,820).
Nearest cities: Kau, HI (3.1 miles ), Naalehu, HI (3.4 miles ), Hawaiian Ocean View, HI (4.5 miles ), Volcano, HI (4.8 miles ), South Kona, HI (5.3 miles ), Fern Forest, HI (5.4 miles ), Honaunau-Napoopoo, HI (5.6 miles ), Eden Roc, HI (5.6 miles ).
Latitude: 19.20 N, Longitude: 155.48 W
Unemployment in July 2013:
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Average climate in Pahala, Hawaii
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Earthquake activity:Pahala-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Hawaii state average. It is 1041% greater 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 33.7 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 50.8 miles away from Pahala center
On 11/16/1983 at 16:13:00, a magnitude 6.7 (6.4 MB, 6.7 MS, 6.7 MW) earthquake occurred 17.5 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 56.3 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 26.1 miles away from Pahala 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 57.0 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, Flood: 1, High Surf: 1, Mudslide: 1, Earthquake: 1, Hurricane: 1, Storm: 1, Tsunami Wave: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Airports located in Pahala:
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Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 41.8. This is significantly worse than average. There were 4 monitors within city limits.
Ozone [ppb] level in 2004 was 23.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 21.3 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.2. This is about average. There were 3 monitors within city limits.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 15.1%
(38.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 7.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 19.3% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 18.4% for two or more races residents)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
6 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
15 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere in 2000
Pahala compared to Hawaii state average:
Banks with branches in Pahala (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Neighborhoods in Pahala:(Pahala, Hawaii Neighborhood Map)
Religion statistics for Pahala (based on Hawaii County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 39.77%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 36
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 34
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 44
Number of full-service restaurants: 143
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
6.70% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($48,782 average adjusted gross income)
0.17% of residents moved from foreign countries ($716 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
4.72% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($38,691 average adjusted gross income)
0.13% of residents moved to foreign countries ($769 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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Pahala fatal accident list:
Feb 6, 2008 05:12 PM, Maia Camp Road, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Jul 6, 2008 03:20 PM, Sr-11, Lat: 19.233364, Lon: -155.452122, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Aug 20, 1996 11:25 AM, 11, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Aug 12, 1990 02:00 AM, 11, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 11See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Pahala, HI
Total length: 28 meters (92ft)
Total costs: $2,675,000
Total average daily traffic: 27,775
Total future (year 2027) average daily traffic: 39,050
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:1
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:2
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:2
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:3
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Pahala)
FAA Registered Aircraft:1
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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