For population 25 years and over in Papaikou:
For population 15 years and over in Papaikou CDP:
117 residents are foreign born (17.6% Asia).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $564 (0.2%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Honolulu, HI (205.5 miles , pop. 371,657).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (2453.4 miles , pop. 3,694,820).
Nearest cities: Paukaa, HI (1.4 miles ), Pepeekeo, HI (1.7 miles ), Papaikou-Wailea, HI (1.8 miles ), Wainaku, HI (1.8 miles ), Honomu, HI (2.3 miles ), Hilo, HI (2.5 miles ), Keaau, HI (3.5 miles ), North Hilo, HI (3.6 miles ).
Latitude: 19.79 N, Longitude: 155.10 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 808
Unemployment in July 2013:
Work and jobs in Papaikou: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Papaikou, Hawaii
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Earthquake activity:Papaikou-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Hawaii state average. It is 698% 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 24.0 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 58.9 miles away from Papaikou center
On 11/16/1983 at 16:13:00, a magnitude 6.7 (6.4 MB, 6.7 MS, 6.7 MW) earthquake occurred 30.6 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 58.3 miles away from the city center
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 10.9 miles away from Papaikou 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 26.4 miles away from the city 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 (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).
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Papaikou:
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Public elementary/middle school in Papaikou:
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 5.95. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.4 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 7.77. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 5.4 miles away from the city center.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 5.1%
(7.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 5.5% for two or more races residents)
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Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Papaikou compared to Hawaii state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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2012 Presidential Elections Results
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Neighborhoods in Papaikou:(Papaikou, Hawaii Neighborhood Map)
Religion statistics for Papaikou (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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Papaikou, Hawaii:See more detailed statistics of Papaikou fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 2
Total length: 14 meters (46ft)
Total costs: $8,453,000
Total average daily traffic: 30,910
Total future (year 2027) average daily traffic: 43,300
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:1
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Papaikou)
FAA Registered Aircraft:1
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2014.