For population 25 years and over in Volcano:
For population 15 years and over in Volcano CDP:
199 residents are foreign born (5.8% Europe, 1.5% Asia, 0.9% Oceania).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $302 (0.1%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Honolulu, HI (211.5 miles , pop. 371,657).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (2473.6 miles , pop. 3,694,820).
Nearest cities: Fern Forest, HI (2.7 miles ), Mountain View, HI (3.0 miles ), Eden Roc, HI (3.0 miles ), Fern Acres, HI (3.2 miles ), Hawaiian Acres, HI (3.7 miles ), Kurtistown, HI (3.8 miles ), Orchidlands Estates, HI (4.1 miles ), Ainaloa, HI (4.1 miles ).
Latitude: 19.45 N, Longitude: 155.24 W
Work and jobs in Volcano: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Volcano, Hawaii
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Earthquake activity:Volcano-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Hawaii state average. It is 1008% 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 13.1 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 54.0 miles away from Volcano center
On 11/16/1983 at 16:13:00, a magnitude 6.7 (6.4 MB, 6.7 MS, 6.7 MW) earthquake occurred 9.2 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 56.7 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 6.2 miles away from Volcano 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 35.6 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).
Birthplace of: Garrett K. Hongo - Poet.
Hospitals/medical centers near Volcano:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Volcano:
See full list of schools located in Volcano
Public elementary/middle school in Volcano:
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 23.2. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.0 miles away from the city center.
Ozone [ppb] level in 2004 was 23.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.0 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 8.58. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.1 miles away from the city center.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 26.6%
(10.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 79.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 29.2% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 65.1% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
211 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000
Volcano compared to Hawaii state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
1996 2000 2004 2008 2012
1996 Presidential Elections Results
2000 Presidential Elections Results
2004 Presidential Elections Results
2008 Presidential Elections Results
2012 Presidential Elections Results
Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results
Neighborhoods in Volcano:(Volcano, Hawaii Neighborhood Map)
Religion statistics for Volcano (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:
Strongest AM radio stations in Volcano:
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TV broadcast stations around Volcano:
See more detailed statistics of Volcano fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 3
Total length: 4 meters (13ft)
Total costs: $1,722,000
Total average daily traffic: 17,880
Total future (year 2027) average daily traffic: 25,050
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:1
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:5
FCC Registered Paging Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:46 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Volcano)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
Businesses in Volcano, HI
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Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2013.