Pakala Village, Hawaii

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Population in 2010: 294. Population change since 2000: -38.5%
Males: 164  (55.9%)
Females: 130  (44.1%)
Median resident age:  51.2 years
Hawaii median age:  38.9 years

Zip codes: 96769.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $45,097 (it was $24,464 in 2000)
Pakala Village:

$45,097
HI:

$74,511

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $23,433 (it was $9,846 in 2000)

Pakala Village CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: over $1,000,000 (it was over $1,000,000 in 2000)
Pakala Village:

over $1,000,000
HI:

$592,000

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $696,611; Detached houses: $717,030; Townhouses or other attached units: $695,050; In 2-unit structures: $518,250; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $551,346; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $367,725; Mobile homes: $505,499

Median gross rent in 2016: $474.

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  • Races in Pakala Village, HI (2016)

    Pakala Village races chart
    • 14239.1%Asian alone
    • 10829.8%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 5013.8%White alone
    • 102.8%Hispanic
    • 51.4%Black alone
    • 41.1%American Indian alone
    • 41.1%Two or more races

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Pakala Village: 264.5 (very high, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Portuguese (11.8%), German (1.4%).

Current Local Time: HST (no DST) time zone

Elevation: 10 feet

Land area: 2.34 square miles.

Population density: 126 people per square mile   (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Pakala Village:

  • High school or higher: 81.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 6.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.7%
  • Unemployed: 10.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Pakala Village CDP:

  • Never married: 36.1%
  • Now married: 44.2%
  • Separated: 2.1%
  • Widowed: 16.4%
  • Divorced: 1.2%

27 residents are foreign born (4.7% Asia, 0.8% North America).

This place:

7.4%
Hawaii:

17.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Pakala Village CDP:  0.0% ($0)
Hawaii:  0.3% ($765)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Ewa, HI (112.7 miles , pop. 272,328).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (2636.2 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Kaumakani, HI (1.5 miles ), Hanapepe, HI (2.0 miles ), Eleele, HI (2.2 miles ), Kekaha, HI (2.2 miles ), Kalaheo, HI (2.8 miles ), Lawai, HI (3.0 miles ), Omao, HI (3.3 miles ), Koloa, HI (3.5 miles ).

Latitude: 21.94 N, Longitude: 159.65 W

Pakala Village household income distribution Pakala Village home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.2%
Hawaii:

3.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (31%)
  • Accommodation and food services (24%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (20%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Manufacturing (3%)
  • Retail trade (3%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (19%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (17%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (23%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (15%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (15%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (5%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (5%)
  • Production occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (42%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (15%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Material moving occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (3%)

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

Average climate in Pakala Village, Hawaii

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Earthquake activity:

Pakala Village-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Hawaii state average. It is 73% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/21/1951 at 10:57:00, a magnitude 6.9 (6.9 UK, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 280.3 miles away from the city center
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 344.6 miles away from Pakala Village center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths)
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 276.8 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 326.2 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 323.9 miles away from Pakala Village 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 266.5 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 Kauai County (7) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 4, Landslides: 2, Mudslides: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, High Surf: 1, Hurricane: 1, Typhoon: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals and medical centers near Pakala Village:

  • KAUAI CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; WAIMEA, HI)
  • KAUAI VETERANS MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; WAIMEA, HI)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Pakala Village:

  • Brigham Young University-Hawaii (about 113 miles; Laie, HI; Full-time enrollment: 3,527)
  • Leeward Community College (about 114 miles; Pearl City, HI; FT enrollment: 4,589)
  • Honolulu Community College (about 122 miles; Honolulu, HI; FT enrollment: 2,538)
  • Hawaii Pacific University (about 124 miles; Honolulu, HI; FT enrollment: 5,506)
  • University of Hawaii at Manoa (about 127 miles; Honolulu, HI; FT enrollment: 16,461)
  • Chaminade University of Honolulu (about 127 miles; Honolulu, HI; FT enrollment: 2,610)
  • Kapiolani Community College (about 128 miles; Honolulu, HI; FT enrollment: 5,069)

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Notable location: Makaweli Landing (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Parks in Pakala Village include: Russian Fort Elizabeth State Historical Park (1), Cook Landing Site (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Beach: Pakala Beach (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Kauai 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 2006 was 18.8. This is significantly better than average.

City:

18.8
U.S.:

74.7

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2006 was 11.4. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 18.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.4
U.S.:

20.0
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 9.0%
(12.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 20.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 9.2% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.8 people
Hawaii:  2.9 people

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

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  9.4%
Whole state:  7.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.9% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.9% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.3
Hawaii average:

11.1

Pakala Village travel time to work - commute Pakala Village mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Pakala Village CDP (based on Kauai County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic10,10810
Other7,64830
Evangelical Protestant5,72544
Mainline Protestant3,03322
None40,577-
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: 22
Kauai County:

3.51 / 10,000 pop.
Hawaii:

2.30 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 16
Kauai County:

2.55 / 10,000 pop.
Hawaii:

1.57 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
Kauai County:

0.96 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.72 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 87
Here:

13.86 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.2%
Hawaii:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Kauai County:

20.4%
Hawaii:

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

7.6%
State:

9.2%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

53.5%
Hawaii:

54.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

46.7%
Hawaii:

50.1%

Average BMI:
Here:

26.9
Hawaii:

26.9

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

18.5%
Hawaii:

16.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Pakala Village:

18.2%
State:

18.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
Hawaii:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

27.4%
State:

26.1%

General health condition:
Here:

53.7%
State:

57.0%

Average condition of hearing:
Pakala Village:

77.9%
Hawaii:

81.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Pakala Village, HI Residents

4.60% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($43,810 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.60%
Hawaii average:

5.49%

0.09% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,075 average AGI)
Kauai County:

0.09%
Hawaii average:

0.31%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Honolulu County, HI  0.83% ($40,269 average AGI)
from Maui County, HI  0.23% ($57,627)
from San Diego County, CA  0.17% ($56,023)


4.53% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($41,839 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.53%
Hawaii average:

5.34%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($613 average AGI)
Kauai County:

0.06%
Hawaii average:

0.28%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Honolulu County, HI  1.06% ($36,011 average AGI)
to Clark County, NV  0.18% ($30,478)
to Hawaii County, HI  0.17% ($38,349)

Strongest AM radio stations in Pakala Village:

  • KUAI (720 AM; 5 kW; ELEELE, HI; Owner: VISIONARY RELATED ENTERTAINMENT, INC.)
  • KQNG (570 AM; 1 kW; LIHUE, HI; Owner: VISONARY RELATED ENTERTAINMENT, INC.)
  • KAIM (870 AM; 50 kW; HONOLULU, HI; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF HAWAII, INC.)
  • KHNR (650 AM; 10 kW; HONOLULU, HI; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF HAWAII, INC.)
  • KORL (690 AM; 10 kW; HONOLULU, HI; Owner: NEW WAVE BROADCASTING, L.P.)
  • KHCM (940 AM; 10 kW; WAIPAHU, HI; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF HAWAII, INC.)
  • KGU (760 AM; 10 kW; HONOLULU, HI; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF HAWAII, INC.)
  • KSSK (590 AM; 8 kW; HONOLULU, HI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KHVH (830 AM; 10 kW; HONOLULU, HI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KUAU (1570 AM; 50 kW; HAIKU, HI; Owner: FIRST ASSEMBLY OF GOD-KAHULUI, MAUI)
  • 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)
  • KJPN (1370 AM; 6 kW; PEARL CITY, HI; Owner: DIAMOND BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Pakala Village:

  • KSHK (103.3 FM; KEKAHA, HI; Owner: VISIONARY RELATED ENTERTAINMENT, INC)
  • KAQA (91.9 FM; KILAUEA, HI; Owner: KEKAHU FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • K211DQ (90.1 FM; KAUAI, HI; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KSRF (95.9 FM; POIPU, HI; Owner: VISIONARY RELATED ENTERTAINMENT, INC)
  • KITH (98.9 FM; KAPAA, HI; Owner: HOCHMAN HAWAII-TWO, INC.)
  • KHJC (88.9 FM; LIHUE, HI; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • KTOH (99.9 FM; KALAHEO, HI; Owner: HOCHMAN HAWAII-ONE, INC.)
  • KAWV (98.1 FM; LIHUE, HI; Owner: O'HANA RADIO PARTNERS)
  • KFMN-FM1 (96.9 FM; WAIMEA, ETC., HI; Owner: FM 97 ASSOCIATES)
  • KFMN (96.9 FM; LIHUE, HI; Owner: FM 97 ASSOCIATES)
  • KQNG-FM (93.5 FM; LIHUE, HI; Owner: VISONARY RELATED ENTERTAINMENT, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Pakala Village:

  • K57BI (Channel 57; WAIMEA, HI; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • K63AI (Channel 63; KAUMAKANI, ETC., HI; Owner: HAWAII PUBLIC TELEVISION FOUNDATION)
  • K55DZ (Channel 55; LIHUE, HI; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 18m59ftTotal length
  • $16,553,000Total costs
  • 52,355Total average daily traffic
  • 1,570Total average daily truck traffic
  • 49,516Total future (year 2025) average daily traffic

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • No fuel used (74%)
  • Electricity (18%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (7%)
  • Solar energy (1%)

Pakala Village compared to Hawaii state average:

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

Pakala Village on our top lists:

  • #26 on the list of "Top 100 most racially diverse cities"
  • #58 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest ratio of median house value to median household income"
  • #86 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest median house value"
  • #94 on the list of "Top 100 low-educated but high-earning cities"
  • #100 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest percentage of renters"
  • #6 (96769) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Portuguese first ancestries"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest average weight of females"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that exercised in the past month"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #68 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Obama (Democrat) in the 2012 Presidential Election"
  • #70 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that drank alcohol in the past 30 days"
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