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Population in 2010: 425. Population change since 2000: -14.1%
Males: 233  (54.9%)
Females: 192  (45.1%)

Median resident age:  55.5 years
Hawaii median age:  39.6 years

Zip codes: 96720.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $52,014 (it was $40,804 in 2000)
Paukaa:

$52,014
HI:

$66,259
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $29,682

Paukaa CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $343,373 (it was $171,500 in 2000)
Paukaa:

$343,373
HI:

$496,600
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $517,032; Detached houses: $516,734; Townhouses or other attached units: $540,729

Median gross rent in 2012: $893.

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  • White alone - 167 (39.3%)
  • Asian alone - 139 (32.7%)
  • Two or more races - 64 (15.1%)
  • Hispanic - 27 (6.4%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 25 (5.9%)
  • American Indian alone - 2 (0.5%)
  • Other race alone - 1 (0.2%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Paukaa: 99.8 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (13.2%), English (10.9%), Irish (9.8%), Portuguese (7.8%), Italian (2.0%), Dutch (1.9%).

Current Local Time: HST (no DST) time zone

Elevation: 155 feet

Land area: 0.42 square miles.

Population density: 1,008 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Paukaa:

  • High school or higher: 93.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 31.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.5%
  • Unemployed: 3.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Paukaa CDP:

  • Never married: 25.1%
  • Now married: 57.0%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 8.7%
  • Divorced: 8.2%

34 residents are foreign born (7.8% Asia, 1.3% Europe).

This place:  7.6%
Hawaii:  16.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,500 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $313 (0.1%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Honolulu, HI (206.4 miles , pop. 371,657).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (2454.5 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Wainaku, HI (1.2 miles ), Papaikou, HI (1.4 miles ), Hilo, HI (2.1 miles ), Papaikou-Wailea, HI (2.2 miles) , Pepeekeo, HI (2.2 miles ), Honomu, HI (2.7 miles ), Wailea, HI (2.9 miles ), Keaau, HI (3.3 miles ).

Latitude: 19.77 N, Longitude: 155.10 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 808

Paukaa household income distribution Paukaa home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.8%
Hawaii:

4.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Public administration (14%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (8%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Educational services (26%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Public administration (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (13%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (10%)
  • Other financial specialists (6%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (6%)
  • Top executives (5%)
  • Physicians and surgeons (4%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (15%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (13%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (11%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)

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Earthquake activity:

Paukaa-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Hawaii state average. It is 722% 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 22.1 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 58.7 miles away from Paukaa center
On 11/16/1983 at 16:13:00, a magnitude 6.7 (6.4 MB, 6.7 MS, 6.7 MW) earthquake occurred 29.0 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 58.4 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 12.8 miles away from Paukaa 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 24.4 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).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Paukaa:

  • HILO DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 4 miles away; HILO, HI)
  • YUKIO OKUTSU STATE VETERANS HOME (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; HILO, HI)
  • HILO MEDICAL CENTER HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; HILO, HI)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Paukaa:

  • University of Hawaii at Hilo (about 5 miles; Hilo, HI; Full-time enrollment: 3,180)
  • Kapiolani Community College (about 204 miles; Honolulu, HI; FT enrollment: 3,151)
  • University of Hawaii at Manoa (about 206 miles; Honolulu, HI; FT enrollment: 14,726)
  • Hawaii Pacific University (about 209 miles; Honolulu, HI; FT enrollment: 4,471)
  • Leeward Community College (about 218 miles; Pearl City, HI; FT enrollment: 3,228)
  • Brigham Young University-Hawaii (about 225 miles; Laie, HI; FT enrollment: 2,381)
  • Skyline College (about 2316 miles; San Bruno, CA; FT enrollment: 2,853)

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Hawaii County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
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AQI  SO2 PM2.5

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 25.3. This is better than average.
City:

25.3
U.S.:

32.0
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 4.55. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.5 miles away from the city center.
City:

4.55
U.S.:

2.43
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 7.77. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 3.5 miles away from the city center.
City:

7.77
U.S.:

9.59


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 7.0%
(4.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 21.1% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 4.8% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This place:  2.2 people
Hawaii:  2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  62.6%
Whole state:  68.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  5.3%
Whole state:  7.3%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Paukaa, HI

People in group quarters in Paukaa in 2010:

  • 7 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 4 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 2 people in workers group living quarters and job corps centers

Paukaa compared to Hawaii state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Paukaa travel time to work - commute


Paukaa mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • No fuel used (67%)
  • Electricity (28%)
  • Solar energy (3%)
  • Utility gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Paukaa CDP (based on Hawaii County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 39.77%
Here39.8%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchAssemblies of GodUnited Church of ChristInternational Church of the Foursquare Gospel
Adherents55.6%11.5%5.3%5.0%3.9%
Congregations14.3%8.9%11.3%13.1%4.8%
NameSouthern Baptist ConventionPresbyterian Church (USA)International Pentecostal Holiness ChurchEpiscopal ChurchOther
Adherents3.8%2.7%2.1%1.7%8.4%
Congregations7.1%2.4%1.8%4.2%32.1%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables 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%

6.70% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($48,782 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.70%
Hawaii average:

6.39%

0.17% of residents moved from foreign countries ($716 average AGI)
Hawaii County:

0.17%
Hawaii average:

0.70%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Honolulu County, HI  1.22% ($36,483 average AGI)
from Maui County, HI  0.32% ($36,386)
from Los Angeles County, CA  0.25% ($51,293)


4.72% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($38,691 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.72%
Hawaii average:

5.89%

0.13% of residents moved to foreign countries ($769 average AGI)
Hawaii County:

0.13%
Hawaii average:

0.33%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Honolulu County, HI  0.98% ($31,041 average AGI)
to Maui County, HI  0.22% ($37,416)
to Clark County, NV  0.18% ($31,330)

Strongest AM radio stations in Paukaa:

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

  • KCIF (90.3 FM; HILO, HI; Owner: HILO CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KHWI (92.7 FM; HILO, HI; Owner: BIG ISLAND RADIO)
  • KNUQ (103.7 FM; PAAUILO, HI; Owner: VISIONARY RELATED ENTERTAINMENT II,)
  • KNWB (97.1 FM; HILO, HI; Owner: NEW WEST BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KWXX-FM (94.7 FM; HILO, HI; Owner: NEW WEST BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KAGB (99.1 FM; WAIMEA, HI; Owner: BIG ISLAND RADIO)
  • KLUA (93.9 FM; KAILUA KONA, HI; Owner: BIG ISLAND RADIO)
  • KLEO (106.1 FM; KAHALUU, HI; Owner: MAVERICK MEDIA OF HAWAII LICENSE, LLC)
  • KAOY (101.5 FM; KEALAKEKUA, HI; Owner: BIG ISLAND RADIO ( HAWAII LIMITED PA)
  • KKUA (90.7 FM; WAILUKU, HI; Owner: HAWAII PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • KWYI (106.9 FM; KAWAIHAE, HI; Owner: COLIN H. NAITO)
  • KANO (91.1 FM; HILO, HI; Owner: HAWAII PUBLIC RADIO)
  • K220EO (91.9 FM; HILO, HI; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • KPVS (95.9 FM; HILO, HI; Owner: BIG ISLAND RADIO)
  • KKOA (107.7 FM; VOLCANO, HI; Owner: MAVERICK MEDIA OF HAWAII LICENSE, LLC)
  • KKBG (97.9 FM; HILO, HI; Owner: MAVERICK MEDIA OF HAWAII LICENSE, LLC)
  • K207CD (89.3 FM; HILO, HI; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • K201FQ (88.1 FM; HILO, HI; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KAPA (100.3 FM; HILO, HI; Owner: BIG ISLAND RADIO)

TV broadcast stations around Paukaa:

  • KWHH (Channel 14; HILO, HI; Owner: LESEA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KGMD-TV (Channel 9; HILO, HI; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KHAW-TV (Channel 11; HILO, HI; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KHBC-TV (Channel 2; HILO, HI; Owner: RAYCOM NATIONAL, INC.)
  • KHVO (Channel 13; HILO, HI; Owner: KITV HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC. (CA CORP.))
  • K45CT (Channel 45; HILO, HI; Owner: RAYCOM NATIONAL, INC.)
  • KOIW-LP (Channel 16; MT. VIEW, HI; Owner: esi BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • K04FE (Channel 4; HILO, HI; Owner: HAWAII PUBLIC TELEVISION FOUNDATION)

National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 2
Total length: 21 meters (69ft)
Total costs: $2,870,000
Total average daily traffic: 32,020
Total future (year 2027) average daily traffic: 44,850


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  • #44 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Other healthcare support occupations"
  • #62 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Special education teachers"
  • #67 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Private households"
  • #73 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations:"
  • #85 on the list of "Top 100 most racially diverse cities"
  • #81 (96720) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Portuguese first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
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  • #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"
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