Wainaku, Hawaii

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Population in 2010: 1,224. Population change since 2000: -0.2%
Males: 608  (49.7%)
Females: 616  (50.3%)
Median resident age:  47.6 years
Hawaii median age:  38.9 years

Zip codes: 96720.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $32,140 (it was $42,292 in 2000)
Wainaku:

$32,140
HI:

$74,511

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $26,342 (it was $19,296 in 2000)

Wainaku CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $270,196 (it was $126,400 in 2000)
Wainaku:

$270,196
HI:

$592,000

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $415,189; Detached houses: $409,184; Townhouses or other attached units: $725,865; In 2-unit structures: $585,406; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $369,602; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $423,203; Mobile homes: $631,965; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $19,388

Median gross rent in 2016: $1,202.

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  • Races in Wainaku, HI (2010)

    Wainaku races chart
    • 49540.4%Asian alone
    • 28723.4%White alone
    • 24920.3%Two or more races
    • 1098.9%Hispanic
    • 786.4%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 30.2%Black alone
    • 20.2%American Indian alone
    • 10.08%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Wainaku: 98.7 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: European (4.9%), German (3.9%), Portuguese (2.4%), Northern European (2.3%), Polish (2.3%), English (1.5%).

Current Local Time: HST (no DST) time zone

Elevation: 120 feet

Land area: 1.32 square miles.

Population density: 931 people per square mile   (low).

Wainaku,HI real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Wainaku:

  • High school or higher: 88.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 27.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.1%
  • Unemployed: 13.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Wainaku CDP:

  • Never married: 27.1%
  • Now married: 45.9%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 12.6%
  • Divorced: 13.5%

230 residents are foreign born (22.7% Asia).

This place:

17.4%
Hawaii:

17.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,356 (0.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $846 (0.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Honolulu, HI (206.9 miles , pop. 371,657).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (2455.3 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Paukaa, HI (1.2 miles ), Hilo, HI (1.7 miles ), Papaikou, HI (1.8 miles ), Papaikou-Wailea, HI (2.5 miles ), Pepeekeo, HI (2.5 miles ), Honomu, HI (2.9 miles ), Keaau, HI (3.1 miles ), Wailea, HI (3.1 miles ).

Latitude: 19.75 N, Longitude: 155.10 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 808

Wainaku household income distribution Wainaku home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.3%
Hawaii:

3.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Health care and social assistance (15%)
  • Public administration (12%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (7%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Accommodation and food services (16%)
  • Health care and social assistance (15%)
  • Public administration (12%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Office and administrative support occupations (13%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (11%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (19%)
  • Management occupations (15%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (9%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (9%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)

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

Average climate in Wainaku, Hawaii

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Wainaku-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Hawaii state average. It is 60% 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 20.9 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 58.5 miles away from Wainaku center
On 11/16/1983 at 16:13:00, a magnitude 6.7 (6.4 MB, 6.7 MS, 6.7 MW) earthquake occurred 27.9 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 14.1 miles away from Wainaku 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 23.1 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 (18) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 7, Earthquakes: 3, Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Lava Flows: 2, Volcanic Eruptions: 2, High Surf: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Tsunami Wave: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Wainaku topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Wainaku:

  • HILO DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 2 miles away; HILO, HI)
  • YUKIO OKUTSU STATE VETERANS HOME (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; HILO, HI)
  • HILO MEDICAL CENTER HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; HILO, HI)
  • HILO MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 2 miles away; HILO, HI)
  • HILO HOSPITAL - ICF/DP (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; HILO, HI)
  • HOSPICE OF HILO (Hospital, about 2 miles away; HILO, HI)
  • HALE ANUENUE RESTORATIVE CARE (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; HILO, HI)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Wainaku:

  • University of Hawaii at Hilo (about 4 miles; Hilo, HI; Full-time enrollment: 3,161)
  • Hawaii Community College (about 4 miles; Hilo, HI; FT enrollment: 2,137)
  • University of Hawaii Maui College (about 120 miles; Kahului, HI; FT enrollment: 2,492)
  • Kapiolani Community College (about 205 miles; Honolulu, HI; FT enrollment: 5,069)
  • Chaminade University of Honolulu (about 206 miles; Honolulu, HI; FT enrollment: 2,610)
  • University of Hawaii at Manoa (about 206 miles; Honolulu, HI; FT enrollment: 16,461)
  • Hawaii Pacific University (about 209 miles; Honolulu, HI; FT enrollment: 5,506)

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Notable location: Wainaku Camp (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Hawaii 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 2013 was 142. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

142
U.S.:

75

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 2.95. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.95
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2003 was 23.5. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 24.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

23.5
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 7.03. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 2.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.03
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 27.8%
(13.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 15.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 20.9% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 39.7% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.9 people
Hawaii:  2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  74.3%
Whole state:  68.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  6.8%
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: 0.5% of all households

People in group quarters in Wainaku in 2010:

  • 14 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 7 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 6 people in residential treatment centers for adults

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

14.6
Hawaii average:

11.1

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

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

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Other38,70188
Catholic30,61622
Evangelical Protestant16,302120
Mainline Protestant5,88243
Orthodox251
None93,553-
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: 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%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

54.5%
Hawaii:

54.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Wainaku:

49.8%
Hawaii:

50.1%

Average BMI:
Wainaku:

26.9
Hawaii:

26.9

People feeling badly about themselves:
Wainaku:

17.1%
Hawaii:

16.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Wainaku:

20.5%
Hawaii:

18.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Wainaku:

6.8
Hawaii:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

26.3%
State:

26.1%

General health condition:
This city:

55.0%
Hawaii:

57.0%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

80.3%
Hawaii:

81.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Wainaku, HI Residents

4.72% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($37,873 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.72%
Hawaii average:

5.49%

0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($341 average AGI)
Hawaii County:

0.06%
Hawaii average:

0.31%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Honolulu County, HI  0.93% ($35,267 average AGI)
from Maui County, HI  0.20% ($32,969)
from Los Angeles County, CA  0.15% ($39,598)


4.46% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,270 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.46%
Hawaii average:

5.34%

0.10% of residents moved to foreign countries ($655 average AGI)
Hawaii County:

0.10%
Hawaii average:

0.28%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Honolulu County, HI  1.04% ($36,222 average AGI)
to Maui County, HI  0.21% ($35,265)
to Clark County, NV  0.14% ($34,656)

Strongest AM radio stations in Wainaku:

  • 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)
  • KKON (790 AM; 5 kW; KEALAKEKUA, HI; Owner: BIG ISLAND RADIO ( HAWAII LIMITED PA)
  • KAIM (870 AM; 50 kW; HONOLULU, HI; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF HAWAII, INC.)
  • 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 Wainaku:

  • 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,)
  • 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.)
  • KNWB (97.1 FM; HILO, HI; Owner: NEW WEST BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KWXX-FM (94.7 FM; HILO, HI; Owner: NEW WEST BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KWYI (106.9 FM; KAWAIHAE, HI; Owner: COLIN H. NAITO)
  • K220EO (91.9 FM; HILO, HI; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • KPVS (95.9 FM; HILO, HI; Owner: BIG ISLAND RADIO)
  • KANO (91.1 FM; HILO, HI; Owner: HAWAII PUBLIC 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)
  • K201FQ (88.1 FM; HILO, HI; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K207CD (89.3 FM; HILO, HI; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KAPA (100.3 FM; HILO, HI; Owner: BIG ISLAND RADIO)

TV broadcast stations around Wainaku:

  • 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
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 24m79ftTotal length
  • $3,175,000Total costs
  • 16,885Total average daily traffic
  • 828Total average daily truck traffic
  • 16,483Total future (year 2025) average daily traffic

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • No fuel used (76%)
  • Electricity (14%)
  • Solar energy (5%)
  • Utility gas (3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Wainaku compared to Hawaii state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age above state average.

Wainaku on our top lists:

  • #33 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Philippines (population 500+)"
  • #61 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in South Eastern Asia (population 500+)"
  • #66 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Other Australian and New Zealand Subregion (population 500+)"
  • #82 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Japan (population 500+)"
  • #101 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Oceania, n.e.c. (population 500+)"
  • #62 (96720) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Portuguese first ancestries"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Sulfur Oxides Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest average weight of females"
  • #50 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that exercised in the past month"
  • #59 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Obama (Democrat) in the 2012 Presidential Election"
  • #61 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Other congregations (pop. 50,000+)"
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