Waihee-Waiehu, Hawaii

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Population in 2010: 8,841. Population change since 2000: +20.9%
Males: 4,567  (51.7%)
Females: 4,274  (48.3%)
Median resident age:  37.2 years
Hawaii median age:  38.1 years

Zip codes: 96793.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $90,905 (it was $63,236 in 2000)
Waihee-Waiehu:

$90,905
HI:

$68,020

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $25,022 (it was $18,008 in 2000)

Waihee-Waiehu CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $398,197 (it was $212,600 in 2000)
Waihee-Waiehu:

$398,197
HI:

$500,000

Median gross rent in 2013: $1,190.

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  • Races in Waihee-Waiehu, HI (2013)

    Waihee-Waiehu races chart
    • 4,01439.7%Asian alone
    • 2,35523.3%Two or more races
    • 1,70616.9%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 1,06710.6%White alone
    • 9219.1%Hispanic
    • 540.5%Black alone
    • 460.5%American Indian alone

Races in Waihee-Waiehu detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Waihee-Waiehu: 93.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Portuguese (4.0%), Irish (3.2%), English (1.8%), German (1.8%).

Current Local Time: HST (no DST) time zone

Land area: 4.25 square miles.

Population density: 2,078 people per square mile   (low).

Waihee-Waiehu,HI real estate house value index trend

Waihee-Waiehu, Hawaii map

For population 25 years and over in Waihee-Waiehu:

  • High school or higher: 86.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.1%
  • Unemployed: 4.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Waihee-Waiehu CDP:

  • Never married: 33.3%
  • Now married: 51.8%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 4.2%
  • Divorced: 9.5%

1,596 residents are foreign born (19.8% Asia).

This place:

21.8%
Hawaii:

17.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $654 (0.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $583 (0.2%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Koolaupoko, HI (88.5 miles , pop. 117,994).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Honolulu, HI (89.4 miles , pop. 371,657).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (2492.5 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Waihee-Waikapu, HI (1.3 miles ), Wailuku, HI (1.4 miles ), Kahului, HI (1.9 miles ), Puunene, HI (2.1 miles) , Waikapu, HI (2.2 miles ), Spreckelsville, HI (2.4 miles ), Maalaea, HI (2.8 miles ), Paia, HI (2.9 miles ).

Latitude: 20.92 N, Longitude: 156.50 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -5,490 (-54.3%)
Workers who live and work in this place: 204 (3.7%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 808

Waihee-Waiehu household income distribution Waihee-Waiehu home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.8%
Hawaii:

3.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Accommodation and food services (19%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (22%)
  • Health care and social assistance (15%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (12%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (11%)
  • Transportation occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (22%)
  • Sales and related occupations (17%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (10%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (7%)

Work and jobs in Waihee-Waiehu: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Waihee-Waiehu, Hawaii

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Waihee-Waiehu-area historical earthquake activity is near Hawaii state average. It is 64% 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 139.3 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 87.3 miles away from Waihee-Waiehu 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 80.5 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 126.0 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 112.6 miles away from Waihee-Waiehu 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 66.0 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 Maui County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 4, Floods: 3, High Surfs: 2, Storms: 2, Earthquake: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Tsunami Wave: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Waihee-Waiehu topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Waihee-Waiehu:

  • HALE MAKUA HOME HEALTH SERVICE (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; WAILUKU, HI)
  • HALE MAKUA - WAILUKU (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; WAILUKU, HI)
  • THE ARC OF MAUI - MANA OLA (Hospital, about 2 miles away; KAHULUI, HI)
  • MAUI MEMORIAL MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 3 miles away; WAILUKU, HI)
  • HOSPICE MAUI (Hospital, about 3 miles away; WAILUKU, HI)
  • HALE MAKUA - KAHULUI (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; KAHULUI, HI)
  • KAHANA DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 13 miles away; LAHAINA, HI)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Waihee-Waiehu:

  • University of Hawaii Maui College (about 3 miles; Kahului, HI; Full-time enrollment: 2,492)
  • Kapiolani Community College (about 88 miles; Honolulu, HI; FT enrollment: 5,069)
  • Chaminade University of Honolulu (about 88 miles; Honolulu, HI; FT enrollment: 2,610)
  • University of Hawaii at Manoa (about 89 miles; Honolulu, HI; FT enrollment: 16,461)
  • Hawaii Pacific University (about 92 miles; Honolulu, HI; FT enrollment: 5,506)
  • Honolulu Community College (about 93 miles; Honolulu, HI; FT enrollment: 2,538)
  • Leeward Community College (about 101 miles; Pearl City, HI; FT enrollment: 4,589)

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Notable locations in Waihee-Waiehu: Waihee Farm (A), Halekii Heiau (B), Waiehu Golf Course (C), Pihana Heiau (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Mahalani Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Parks in Waihee-Waiehu include: Waiehu Beach Pavilion (1), Waiehu Heights Park (2), Waihee Ball Park (3), Waihee Beach Park (4), Waihee Coastal Dunes and Wetlands Preserve (5), Paukukalo Park (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Maui 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
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Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 79.9. This is about average.

City:

79.9
U.S.:

74.7

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2008 was 19.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

19.8
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 6.73. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 8.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.73
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 6.1%
(11.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 4.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 4.1% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 5.3% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  3.8 people
Hawaii:  2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  82.9%
Whole state:  68.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  7.6%
Whole state:  7.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
7 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers in 2010
5 people in homes for the mentally ill in 2000
4 people in other group homes in 2000

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.4
Hawaii average:

11.3

Waihee-Waiehu travel time to work - commute Waihee-Waiehu mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Neighborhoods in Waihee-Waiehu:

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Religion statistics for Waihee-Waiehu CDP (based on Maui County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic35,17922
Evangelical Protestant15,92876
Other14,35353
Mainline Protestant3,90237
Orthodox151
None85,457-
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: 41
Maui County:

2.90 / 10,000 pop.
Hawaii:

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

0.07 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 26
Maui County:

1.84 / 10,000 pop.
Hawaii:

1.57 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 30
Maui County:

2.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.72 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 190
Here:

13.44 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.4%
Hawaii:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Maui County:

22.6%
Hawaii:

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

10.6%
State:

9.2%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Waihee-Waiehu:

53.6%
Hawaii:

54.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Waihee-Waiehu:

48.8%
Hawaii:

50.1%

Average BMI:
Here:

26.9
Hawaii:

26.9

People feeling badly about themselves:
Waihee-Waiehu:

17.9%
State:

16.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

18.2%
Hawaii:

18.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Waihee-Waiehu:

6.7
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Waihee-Waiehu:

26.1%
Hawaii:

26.1%

General health condition:
Waihee-Waiehu:

56.2%
Hawaii:

57.0%

Average condition of hearing:
Waihee-Waiehu:

82.4%
Hawaii:

81.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Waihee-Waiehu, HI Residents

4.99% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($40,868 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.99%
Hawaii average:

5.49%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($298 average AGI)
Maui County:

0.05%
Hawaii average:

0.31%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Honolulu County, HI  0.71% ($35,327 average AGI)
from Hawaii County, HI  0.24% ($35,265)
from Los Angeles County, CA  0.20% ($37,292)


4.63% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($37,160 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.63%
Hawaii average:

5.34%

0.08% of residents moved to foreign countries ($714 average AGI)
Maui County:

0.08%
Hawaii average:

0.28%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Honolulu County, HI  0.87% ($32,057 average AGI)
to Hawaii County, HI  0.22% ($32,969)
to Clark County, NV  0.18% ($37,337)

Strongest AM radio stations in Waihee-Waiehu:

  • KMVI (550 AM; 5 kW; WAILUKU, HI; Owner: PACIFIC RADIO GROUP,INC.)
  • KUAU (1570 AM; 50 kW; HAIKU, HI; Owner: FIRST ASSEMBLY OF GOD-KAHULUI, MAUI)
  • KAOI (1110 AM; 5 kW; KIHEI, HI; Owner: VISIONARY RELATED ENTERTAINMENT, INC)
  • KNUI (900 AM; 5 kW; KAHULUI, HI; Owner: PACIFIC RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KAIM (870 AM; 50 kW; HONOLULU, HI; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF HAWAII, 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.)
  • KSSK (590 AM; 8 kW; HONOLULU, HI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KHVH (830 AM; 10 kW; HONOLULU, HI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KHNR (650 AM; 10 kW; HONOLULU, HI; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF HAWAII, INC.)
  • KIPA (620 AM; 10 kW; NAALEHU, HI; Owner: BIG ISLAND RADIO)
  • KLHT (1040 AM; 10 kW; HONOLULU, HI; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF HONOLULU, INC.)
  • KPUA (670 AM; 10 kW; HILO, HI; Owner: NEW WEST BROADCASTING CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Waihee-Waiehu:

  • KKUA (90.7 FM; WAILUKU, HI; Owner: HAWAII PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • KONI (104.7 FM; LANAI CITY, HI; Owner: HOCHMAN HAWAII PUBLISHING, INC.)
  • K220HA (91.9 FM; KIHEI, HI; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K210CM (89.9 FM; KIHEI, HI; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KLHI-FM (101.1 FM; LAHAINA, HI; Owner: PACIFIC RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KNUI-FM (99.9 FM; KAHULUI, HI; Owner: PACIFIC RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KJMD (98.3 FM; PUKALANI, HI; Owner: PACIFIC RADIO GROUP,INC.)
  • KPOA (93.5 FM; LAHAINA, HI; Owner: PACIFIC RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KAOI-FM (95.1 FM; WAILUKU, HI; Owner: VISIONARY RELATED ENTERTAINMENT INC)
  • K244AG (96.7 FM; MAUI, HI; Owner: VISIONARY RELATED ENTERTAINMENT, INC)
  • KEAO-LP (91.5 FM; WAILUKU, HI; Owner: MANA'O RADIO)
  • K297AC (107.3 FM; WAILUKU, ETC., HI; Owner: LAHAINA BROADCASTING COMPANY, LTD.)
  • KNUQ-FM1 (103.7 FM; KAHULUI, HI; Owner: VISIONARY RELATED ENTERTAINMENT II,)
  • KPMW (105.5 FM; HALIIMAILE, HI; Owner: REY-CEL BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Waihee-Waiehu:

  • K27DW (Channel 27; WAILUKU, HI; Owner: RAYCOM NATIONAL, INC.)
  • KWHM (Channel 21; WAILUKU, HI; Owner: LESEA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • K21AG (Channel 21; WAILUKU, HI; Owner: LESEA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 11m36ftTotal length
  • $3,355,000Total costs
  • 7,074Total average daily traffic
  • 187Total average daily truck traffic
  • 8,865Total future (year 2025) average daily traffic

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • No fuel used (68%)
  • Electricity (27%)
  • Solar energy (4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)

Waihee-Waiehu compared to Hawaii state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • House age below state average.

Waihee-Waiehu on our top lists:

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  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Philippines (population 500+)"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Oceania, n.e.c. (population 500+)"
  • #33 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in South Eastern Asia (population 500+)"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Oceania (population 500+)"
  • #63 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people living the same house as 1 year ago (population 5,000+))"
  • #68 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of likely lesbian couples (counted as self-reported female-female unmarried-partner households) (population 5,000+)"
  • #75 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Accommodation and food services (population 5,000+)"
  • #87 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Accommodation and food services (population 5,000+)"
  • #90 on the list of "Top 101 cities that people commute from (largest negative percentage daily daytime population change due to commuting) (population 5,000+)"
  • #98 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people carpooling to work (population 5,000+)"
  • #92 (96793) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Portuguese first ancestries"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest average weight of females"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that exercised in the past month"
  • #61 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Obama (Democrat) in the 2012 Presidential Election"
  • #74 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #74 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
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