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Population in 2010: 2,965. Population change since 2000: +165.9%
Males: 1,423  (48.0%)
Females: 1,542  (52.0%)

Median resident age:  32.6 years
Hawaii median age:  39.6 years

Zip codes: 96793.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $86,193 (it was $62,813 in 2000)
Waikapu:

$86,193
HI:

$66,259
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $27,668

Waikapu CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $404,112 (it was $243,400 in 2000)
Waikapu:

$404,112
HI:

$496,600
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $603,436; Detached houses: $597,462; Townhouses or other attached units: $658,002; In 2-unit structures: $866,089; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $662,823

Median gross rent in 2012: $1,693.

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Waikapu races chart
  • Asian alone - 974 (32.8%)
  • Two or more races - 797 (26.9%)
  • White alone - 631 (21.3%)
  • Hispanic - 314 (10.6%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 230 (7.8%)
  • Black alone - 8 (0.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 9 (0.3%)
  • Other race alone - 2 (0.07%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Waikapu: 99.6 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Portuguese (5.9%), German (4.7%), Irish (4.2%), English (2.4%), French (1.1%), Swedish (1.1%).

Current Local Time: HST (no DST) time zone

Elevation: 400 feet

Land area: 11.0 square miles.

Population density: 270 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Waikapu:

  • High school or higher: 93.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 27.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.3%
  • Unemployed: 6.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Waikapu CDP:

  • Never married: 25.1%
  • Now married: 59.0%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 6.6%
  • Divorced: 8.7%

347 residents are foreign born (4.4% Asia).

This place:  12.4%
Hawaii:  16.6%



According to our research of Hawaii and other state lists there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Waikapu, Hawaii as of November 27, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Waikapu to the number of sex offenders is 988 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $546 (0.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $500 (0.1%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Honolulu, HI (90.6 miles , pop. 371,657).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (2495.1 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Wailuku, HI (1.7 miles ), Waihee-Waikapu, HI (1.7 miles) , Maalaea, HI (1.8 miles ), Puunene, HI (1.8 miles) , Kahului, HI (1.8 miles ), Waihee-Waiehu, HI (2.2 miles ), Spreckelsville, HI (2.5 miles) , Kihei, HI (2.7 miles ).

Latitude: 20.85 N, Longitude: 156.51 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 808

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

4.9%
Hawaii:

4.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (17%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Public administration (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Retail trade (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (21%)
  • Health care and social assistance (16%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Entertainers and performers, sports, and related workers (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (10%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Registered nurses (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Accountants and auditors (5%)

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Earthquake activity:

Waikapu-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Hawaii state average. It is 23% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/21/1951 at 10:57:00, a magnitude 6.9 (6.9 UK, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 83.1 miles away from the city 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 76.5 miles away from Waikapu 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 62.1 miles away from the city center
On 3/5/1981 at 14:09:39, a magnitude 5.5 (5.0 MB, 5.5 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 32.9 miles away from the city center
On 3/28/1988 at 03:33:40, a magnitude 5.6 (5.6 MB, 5.1 MS, 5.0 MS) earthquake occurred 72.4 miles away from Waikapu center
On 7/15/2005 at 15:48:54, a magnitude 5.3 (5.2 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.3 MW, 5.3 MD, Depth: 11.1 mi) earthquake occurred 93.6 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 Maui County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6

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

Birthplace of: Robert Paulele - Player of football.


Hospitals/medical centers near Waikapu:

  • HOSPICE MAUI (Hospital, about 3 miles away; WAILUKU, HI)
  • MAUI MEMORIAL MEDICAL CENTER (Hospital, Acute Care Hospitals, Government - State, provides emergency services, about 3 miles away; WAILUKU, HI)
  • HALE MAKUA - KAHULUI (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; KAHULUI, HI)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Waikapu:

  • Kapiolani Community College (about 89 miles; Honolulu, HI; Full-time enrollment: 3,151)
  • University of Hawaii at Manoa (about 90 miles; Honolulu, HI; FT enrollment: 14,726)
  • Hawaii Pacific University (about 93 miles; Honolulu, HI; FT enrollment: 4,471)
  • Leeward Community College (about 102 miles; Pearl City, HI; FT enrollment: 3,228)
  • Brigham Young University-Hawaii (about 107 miles; Laie, HI; FT enrollment: 2,381)
  • University of Hawaii at Hilo (about 123 miles; Hilo, HI; FT enrollment: 3,180)
  • Skyline College (about 2342 miles; San Bruno, CA; FT enrollment: 2,853)

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Maui County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 12.8. This is significantly better than average.
City:

12.8
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2008 was 19.8. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 5.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

19.8
U.S.:

24.2
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 3.92. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.5 miles away from the city center.
City:

3.92
U.S.:

9.59


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 2.7%
(0.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 5.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 4.8% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This place:  3.4 people
Hawaii:  2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  82.3%
Whole state:  68.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  11.4%
Whole state:  7.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.7% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Waikapu, HI

Waikapu compared to Hawaii state average:

Waikapu, Hawaii environmental map by EPA

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  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Waikapu travel time to work - commute


Waikapu mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • No fuel used (73%)
  • Electricity (23%)
  • Solar energy (3%)
  • Utility gas (1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Waikapu CDP (based on Maui County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 44.52%
Here44.5%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchAssemblies of GodLDS (Mormon) ChurchUnited Church of ChristEpiscopal Church
Adherents58.5%12.9%7.9%5.1%2.5%
Congregations18.0%4.7%8.6%21.1%3.9%
NameSouthern Baptist Convention Non-Charismatic Churches IndependentSalvation ArmyUnited Methodist ChurchOther
Adherents2.2%2.1%1.4%1.0%6.5%
Congregations7.0%0.8%2.3%2.3%31.3%
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: 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%

6.14% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($43,931 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.14%
Hawaii average:

6.39%

0.16% of residents moved from foreign countries ($677 average AGI)
Maui County:

0.16%
Hawaii average:

0.70%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Honolulu County, HI  0.87% ($51,032 average AGI)
from Los Angeles County, CA  0.25% ($44,301)
from Hawaii County, HI  0.23% ($37,416)


5.51% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($40,921 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.51%
Hawaii average:

5.89%

0.10% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,482 average AGI)
Maui County:

0.10%
Hawaii average:

0.33%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Honolulu County, HI  0.86% ($37,477 average AGI)
to Hawaii County, HI  0.36% ($36,386)
to Clark County, NV  0.33% ($37,705)

Strongest AM radio stations in Waikapu:

  • KUAU (1570 AM; 50 kW; HAIKU, HI; Owner: FIRST ASSEMBLY OF GOD-KAHULUI, MAUI)
  • KMVI (550 AM; 5 kW; WAILUKU, HI; Owner: PACIFIC RADIO GROUP,INC.)
  • 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 Waikapu:

  • 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.)
  • K244AG (96.7 FM; MAUI, HI; Owner: VISIONARY RELATED ENTERTAINMENT, INC)
  • KPOA (93.5 FM; LAHAINA, HI; Owner: PACIFIC RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KAOI-FM (95.1 FM; WAILUKU, HI; Owner: VISIONARY RELATED ENTERTAINMENT INC)
  • KPMW (105.5 FM; HALIIMAILE, HI; Owner: REY-CEL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K297AC (107.3 FM; WAILUKU, ETC., HI; Owner: LAHAINA BROADCASTING COMPANY, LTD.)
  • KNUQ-FM1 (103.7 FM; KAHULUI, HI; Owner: VISIONARY RELATED ENTERTAINMENT II,)
  • KEAO-LP (91.5 FM; WAILUKU, HI; Owner: MANA'O RADIO)
  • K224CG (92.7 FM; MAALAEA, ETC., HI; Owner: LAHAINA BROADCASTING COMPANY, LTD.)

TV broadcast stations around Waikapu:

  • KWHM (Channel 21; WAILUKU, HI; Owner: LESEA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • K27DW (Channel 27; WAILUKU, HI; Owner: RAYCOM NATIONAL, INC.)
  • K21AG (Channel 21; WAILUKU, HI; Owner: LESEA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KAMN-LP (Channel 61; WAILUKU, HI; Owner: JULIET R. YANKLOWITZ)

Waikapu fatal accident list:

Sep 20, 2011 05:02 AM, Waiale Road, East Waiko Road, Lat: 20.852425, Lon: -156.49806111, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 7
Total length: 12 meters (39ft)
Total costs: $3,847,000
Total average daily traffic: 102,620
Total future (year 2027) average daily traffic: 143,650

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 2


Waikapu on our top lists:

  • #13 on the list of "Top 100 most racially diverse cities"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 cities with high-earning residents located near cities with low-earning residents"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most Two or more races residents"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Legal occupations:"
  • #65 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Life, physical, and social science technicians"
  • #70 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest average wind speeds"
  • #72 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most American Indian residents"
  • #82 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most Other race residents"
  • #90 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most Korean residents"
  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM10) 24-hour air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #54 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that exercised in the past month"
  • #55 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 1990-1999 to 2000-2003 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #65 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Kerry (Democrat) in the 2004 Presidential Election, pop. 50,000+"
  • #98 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives"
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