Pupukea, Hawaii

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Population in 2010: 4,551. Population change since 2000: +7.1%
Males: 2,366  (52.0%)
Females: 2,185  (48.0%)
Median resident age:  35.4 years
Hawaii median age:  38.1 years

Zip codes: 96712.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $101,301 (it was $56,146 in 2000)
Pupukea:

$101,301
HI:

$68,020

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $36,087 (it was $25,682 in 2000)

Pupukea CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: over $1,000,000 (it was $345,700 in 2000)
Pupukea:

over $1,000,000
HI:

$500,000

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $607,047; Detached houses: $686,682; Townhouses or other attached units: $581,478; In 2-unit structures: $710,809; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $395,732; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $381,011; Mobile homes: $744,443; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: over $1,000,000

Median gross rent in 2013: $1,931.

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  • Races in Pupukea, HI (2010)

    Pupukea races chart
    • 2,54956.0%White alone
    • 77817.1%Two or more races
    • 52911.6%Asian alone
    • 4018.8%Hispanic
    • 2234.9%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 330.7%Other race alone
    • 250.5%Black alone
    • 130.3%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Pupukea: 173.4 (very high, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (9.2%), Irish (6.7%), English (5.7%), Italian (4.9%), Portuguese (4.5%), Swedish (2.9%).

Current Local Time: HST (no DST) time zone

Land area: 3.40 square miles.

Population density: 1,339 people per square mile   (low).

Pupukea,HI real estate house value index trend

Pupukea, Hawaii map

For population 25 years and over in Pupukea:

  • High school or higher: 98.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 40.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 14.7%
  • Unemployed: 6.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Pupukea CDP:

  • Never married: 26.5%
  • Now married: 62.3%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 3.8%
  • Divorced: 6.4%

397 residents are foreign born (3.6% Asia, 2.5% Europe, 1.5% Latin America).

This place:

9.3%
Hawaii:

17.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $3,458 (0.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $2,424 (0.3%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Ewa, HI (19.6 miles , pop. 272,328).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (2554.5 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Kawela Bay, HI (1.8 miles ), Kahuku, HI (2.5 miles ), Koolauloa, HI (2.6 miles ), Haleiwa, HI (2.6 miles ), Laie, HI (2.8 miles ), Waialua, HI (2.9 miles ), Hauula, HI (3.1 miles ), Mokuleia, HI (3.2 miles ).

Latitude: 21.67 N, Longitude: 158.05 W

Pupukea household income distribution Pupukea home values distribution

Property values in Pupukea, HI

Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

4.9%
Hawaii:

4.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (17%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (33%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (21%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (16%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (6%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (16%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (14%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (11%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)

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

Average climate in Pupukea, Hawaii

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Pupukea-area historical earthquake activity is near Hawaii state average. It is 68% 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 248.3 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 187.6 miles away from Pupukea 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 182.8 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 231.9 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 224.2 miles away from Pupukea 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 170.6 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 Honolulu County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 3, Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Earthquake: 1, Flash Flood: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Tsunami Wave: 1, Typhoon: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Pupukea topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Pupukea:

  • FMC WAHIAWA DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 12 miles away; WAHIAWA, HI)
  • WAHIAWA GENERAL HOSPITAL HHA (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; WAHIAWA, HI)
  • WAHIAWA GENERAL HOSPITAL (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; WAHIAWA, HI)
  • WAHIAWA GEN HOSP ICF (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; WHIAWA, HI)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Pupukea:

  • Brigham Young University-Hawaii (about 9 miles; Laie, HI; Full-time enrollment: 3,527)
  • Leeward Community College (about 20 miles; Pearl City, HI; FT enrollment: 4,589)
  • Honolulu Community College (about 27 miles; Honolulu, HI; FT enrollment: 2,538)
  • Hawaii Pacific University (about 28 miles; Honolulu, HI; FT enrollment: 5,506)
  • University of Hawaii at Manoa (about 31 miles; Honolulu, HI; FT enrollment: 16,461)
  • Chaminade University of Honolulu (about 31 miles; Honolulu, HI; FT enrollment: 2,610)
  • Kapiolani Community College (about 32 miles; Honolulu, HI; FT enrollment: 5,069)

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Notable locations in Pupukea: Pu‘uomahuka Heiau (A), Pu‘u O Mahuka Heiau (B), Honolulu Fire Department Station 11 Sunset Beach (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Pupukea include: Sunset Beach Church of Christ (A), Saints Peter and Paul Mission (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Swamps: Kalou Marsh (A). Display/hide its location on the map

River: Waimea River (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Pupukea include: Pūpūkea Beach Park (1), Sunset Beach Support Park (2), Kahawai Beach Support Park (3), Puu O Mahuka State Monument (4), Sunset Beach Neighborhood Park (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Beaches: Three Tables (A), Sunset Beach (B), Kaunala Beach (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Honolulu 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 2012 was 71.4. This is about average.

City:

71.4
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.384. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 24.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.384
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 2.85. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 19.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.85
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 0.904. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 19.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.904
U.S.:

1.929

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 25.2. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 24.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.2
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 19.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

19.0
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 6.34. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 19.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.34
U.S.:

9.14

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2010 was 0.00159. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 19.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00159
U.S.:

0.01468
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 7.2%
(9.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 5.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 27.9% for American Indian residents, 5.2% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.9 people
Hawaii:  2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  64.0%
Whole state:  68.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  10.3%
Whole state:  7.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
3 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010
8 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

Pupukea compared to Hawaii state average:

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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.4
Hawaii average:

11.3

Pupukea travel time to work - commute Pupukea mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • No fuel used (68%)
  • Electricity (23%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (6%)
  • Solar energy (1%)
  • Utility gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Pupukea CDP (based on Honolulu County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic173,71639
Evangelical Protestant92,310382
Other80,221204
Mainline Protestant28,013115
Orthodox3004
None578,647-
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: 195
Honolulu County:

2.17 / 10,000 pop.
Hawaii:

2.30 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 9
This county:

0.10 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 126
Honolulu County:

1.40 / 10,000 pop.
Hawaii:

1.57 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 141
Honolulu County:

1.57 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.72 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 734
Here:

8.15 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.3%
Hawaii:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Honolulu County:

20.5%
Hawaii:

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

8.9%
State:

9.2%

5.76% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($41,854 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.76%
Hawaii average:

5.49%

0.41% of residents moved from foreign countries ($3,417 average AGI)
Honolulu County:

0.41%
Hawaii average:

0.31%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from San Diego County, CA  0.19% ($46,671 average AGI)
from Hawaii County, HI  0.18% ($36,222)
from Los Angeles County, CA  0.16% ($46,834)


5.65% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($41,053 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.65%
Hawaii average:

5.34%

0.36% of residents moved to foreign countries ($2,811 average AGI)
Honolulu County:

0.36%
Hawaii average:

0.28%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to San Diego County, CA  0.20% ($44,422 average AGI)
to Los Angeles County, CA  0.17% ($37,072)
to Clark County, NV  0.16% ($36,625)

Strongest AM radio stations in Pupukea:

  • KHNR (650 AM; 10 kW; HONOLULU, HI; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF HAWAII, INC.)
  • KHCM (940 AM; 10 kW; WAIPAHU, HI; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF HAWAII, INC.)
  • KJPN (1370 AM; 6 kW; PEARL CITY, HI; Owner: DIAMOND BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KSSK (590 AM; 8 kW; HONOLULU, HI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KORL (690 AM; 10 kW; HONOLULU, HI; Owner: NEW WAVE BROADCASTING, L.P.)
  • KHVH (830 AM; 10 kW; HONOLULU, HI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KGU (760 AM; 10 kW; HONOLULU, HI; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF HAWAII, INC.)
  • KLHT (1040 AM; 10 kW; HONOLULU, HI; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF HONOLULU, INC.)
  • KAIM (870 AM; 50 kW; HONOLULU, HI; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF HAWAII, INC.)
  • KUMU (1500 AM; 10 kW; HONOLULU, HI; Owner: MAVERICK MEDIA OF OAHU LICENSE LLC)
  • KHBZ (990 AM; 5 kW; HONOLULU, HI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KNDI (1270 AM; 5 kW; HONOLULU, HI; Owner: BROADCAST HOUSE OF THE PACIFIC INC.)
  • KWAI (1080 AM; 5 kW; HONOLULU, HI; Owner: RADIO HAWAII, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Pupukea:

  • KIPO (89.3 FM; HONOLULU, HI; Owner: HAWAII PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KAIM-FM (95.5 FM; HONOLULU, HI; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF HAWAII, INC.)
  • KAHA (105.9 FM; HONOLULU, HI; Owner: KASA MOKU KA PAWA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KCCN-FM (100.3 FM; HONOLULU, HI; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KGMZ-FM (107.9 FM; AIEA, HI; Owner: HONOLULU BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KINE-FM (105.1 FM; HONOLULU, HI; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KUCD (101.9 FM; PEARL CITY, HI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KSSK-FM (92.3 FM; WAIPAHU, HI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KDDB (102.7 FM; WAIPAHU, HI; Owner: NEW WAVE BROADCASTING, L.P.)
  • KPOI-FM (97.5 FM; HONOLULU, HI; Owner: NEW WAVE BROADCASTING, L.P.)
  • KQMQ-FM (93.1 FM; HONOLULU, HI; Owner: NEW WAVE BROADCASTING, L.P.)
  • KHUI (99.5 FM; HONOLULU, HI; Owner: NEW WAVE BROADCASTING, L.P.)
  • KXME (104.3 FM; KANEOHE, HI; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KRTR-FM (96.3 FM; KAILUA, HI; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • K215EH (90.9 FM; KAILUA, HI; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Pupukea:

  • KWHE (Channel 14; HONOLULU, HI; Owner: LESEA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KHON-TV (Channel 2; HONOLULU, HI; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KITV (Channel 4; HONOLULU, HI; Owner: KITV HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC. (CA CORP.))
  • KIKU (Channel 20; HONOLULU, HI; Owner: KHLS, INC.)
  • KHLU-LP (Channel 60; HONOLULU, HI; Owner: HTV/HTN/HAWAIIAN TV NETWORK, LTD.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 16m52ftTotal length
  • $2,392,000Total costs
  • 16,465Total average daily traffic
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$365,4002$571,48515$441,9391$160,0705$454,386
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$03$374,7130$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$426,50010$477,3480$03$479,073
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$457,5304$398,3080$01$663,510
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$01$365,9400$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0101.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2007
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$212,6101$255,620
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
Choose year:  2007 2006 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0101.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

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