Wheeler AFB, Hawaii

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Population in 2010: 1,634. Population change since 2000: -42.2%
Males: 835  (51.1%)
Females: 799  (48.9%)
Median resident age:  23.0 years
Hawaii median age:  39.6 years

Zip codes: 96786.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $47,602 (it was $32,485 in 2000)
Wheeler AFB:

$47,602
HI:

$66,259
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $17,456 (it was $12,364 in 2000)

Wheeler AFB CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Median gross rent in 2012: $2,001.

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Wheeler AFB races chart
  • White alone - 1,221 (56.8%)
  • Hispanic - 417 (19.4%)
  • Black alone - 200 (9.3%)
  • Two or more races - 190 (8.8%)
  • Asian alone - 76 (3.5%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 75 (3.5%)
  • American Indian alone - 30 (1.4%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Wheeler AFB: 141.9 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

Ancestries: German (17.5%), Irish (9.9%), English (8.2%), Italian (6.8%), United States (3.7%), Norwegian (1.7%).

Current Local Time: HST (no DST) time zone

Land area: 2.29 square miles.

Population density: 714 people per square mile   (low).

Wheeler AFB,HI real estate house value index trend

Wheeler AFB, Hawaii map

For population 25 years and over in Wheeler AFB:

  • High school or higher: 100.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 22.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.6%
  • Unemployed: 13.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Wheeler AFB CDP:

  • Never married: 10.8%
  • Now married: 85.2%
  • Separated: 2.2%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 1.8%

133 residents are foreign born (4.0% Asia, 1.1% Europe).

This place:  6.2%
Hawaii:  17.7%



According to our research of Hawaii and other state lists there were 11 registered sex offenders living in Wheeler AFB, Hawaii as of May 26, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Wheeler AFB to the number of sex offenders is 149 to 1.


Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Ewa, HI (6.9 miles , pop. 272,328).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (2560.1 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Wahiawa, HI (1.3 miles ), Waipio Acres, HI (1.3 miles ), Schofield Barracks, HI (1.4 miles ), Whitmore Village, HI (1.6 miles ), Mililani Town, HI (1.6 miles ), Mililani Mauka, HI (1.7 miles ), Waipio, HI (2.3 miles ), Royal Kunia, HI (2.3 miles ).

Latitude: 21.48 N, Longitude: 158.04 W

Wheeler AFB household income distribution Wheeler AFB home values distribution

Property values in Wheeler AFB, HI

Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

4.9%
Hawaii:

4.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (64%)
  • Information (16%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Retail trade (3%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Finance and insurance (11%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (25%)
  • Religious workers (12%)
  • Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers (11%)
  • Air transportation workers (10%)
  • Other construction workers and helpers (8%)
  • Drafters, engineering, and mapping technicians (5%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (5%)
  • Child care workers (10%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (5%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)
  • Other healthcare support occupations (4%)

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

Average climate in Wheeler AFB, Hawaii

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Wheeler AFB-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 240.1 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 178.3 miles away from Wheeler AFB 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 173.7 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 223.1 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 217.2 miles away from Wheeler AFB 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 162.1 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).
Wheeler AFB topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Wheeler AFB:

  • WAHIAWA GENERAL HOSPITAL (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; WAHIAWA, HI)
  • WAHIAWA GEN HOSP ICF (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; WHIAWA, HI)
  • FMC WAHIAWA DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 2 miles away; WAHIAWA, HI)
  • WAHIAWA GENERAL HOSPITAL HHA (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; WAHIAWA, HI)
  • WAIMANO TRAINING SCHOOL AND HOSPITAL (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; PEARL CITY, HI)
  • PEARL CITY NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; PEARL CITY, HI)
  • KAHI MOHALA (Hospital, about 8 miles away; EWA BEACH, HI)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Wheeler AFB:

  • Leeward Community College (about 8 miles; Pearl City, HI; Full-time enrollment: 4,589)
  • Brigham Young University-Hawaii (about 14 miles; Laie, HI; FT enrollment: 3,527)
  • Honolulu Community College (about 16 miles; Honolulu, HI; FT enrollment: 2,538)
  • Hawaii Pacific University (about 17 miles; Honolulu, HI; FT enrollment: 5,506)
  • University of Hawaii at Manoa (about 20 miles; Honolulu, HI; FT enrollment: 16,461)
  • Chaminade University of Honolulu (about 21 miles; Honolulu, HI; FT enrollment: 2,610)
  • Kapiolani Community College (about 22 miles; Honolulu, HI; FT enrollment: 5,069)

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Streams, rivers, and creeks: Waieli Stream (A). Display/hide its location 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 73.6. This is about average.

City:

73.6
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.314. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.314
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 2.85. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.85
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 0.602. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.602
U.S.:

1.929

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 25.2. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 11.4 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 7.7 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 7.7 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 7.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00159
U.S.:

0.01468
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 16.9%
(18.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 5.2% for Black residents, 17.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 32.6% for other race residents, 27.7% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.9 people
Hawaii:  2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  89.9%
Whole state:  68.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  1.1%
Whole state:  7.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
30 people in military barracks and dormitories (nondisciplinary) in 2010
346 people in military barracks, etc. in 2000

Wheeler AFB compared to Hawaii state average:

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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Wheeler AFB travel time to work - commute Wheeler AFB mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • No fuel used (69%)
  • Electricity (28%)
  • Utility gas (1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Wheeler AFB CDP (based on Honolulu County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 33.32%
Here: 33.3%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Church of ChristInternational Church of the Foursquare Gospel
Adherents52.7%9.9%5.8%5.3%4.2%
Congregations6.7%14.2%8.1%9.2%4.6%
NameAssemblies of GodEpiscopal ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchSalvation ArmyOther
Adherents3.6%2.6%2.4%2.3%11.4%
Congregations9.0%4.1%3.9%0.7%39.5%
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: 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 Wheeler AFB:

  • 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)
  • KHVH (830 AM; 10 kW; HONOLULU, HI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KLHT (1040 AM; 10 kW; HONOLULU, HI; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF HONOLULU, 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.)
  • 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)
  • KAIM (870 AM; 50 kW; HONOLULU, HI; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF HAWAII, INC.)
  • KNDI (1270 AM; 5 kW; HONOLULU, HI; Owner: BROADCAST HOUSE OF THE PACIFIC INC.)
  • KKEA (1420 AM; 5 kW; HONOLULU, HI; Owner: BLOW UP, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Wheeler AFB:

  • KIPO (89.3 FM; HONOLULU, HI; Owner: HAWAII PUBLIC RADIO)
  • 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)
  • KAIM-FM (95.5 FM; HONOLULU, HI; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF HAWAII, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • K214CY (90.7 FM; MAILI, HI; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • K204BB (88.7 FM; HALEIWA, ETC., HI; Owner: HAWAII PUBLIC RADIO)
  • K217AA (91.3 FM; WAIALUA, HI; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII)

TV broadcast stations around Wheeler AFB:

  • KWHE (Channel 14; HONOLULU, HI; Owner: LESEA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KIKU (Channel 20; HONOLULU, HI; Owner: KHLS, INC.)
  • KHLU-LP (Channel 60; HONOLULU, HI; Owner: HTV/HTN/HAWAIIAN TV NETWORK, LTD.)
  • K54EX (Channel 54; HONOLULU, HI; Owner: CRAIG ALLYN JUE)
  • KHON-TV (Channel 2; HONOLULU, HI; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KAAH (Channel 26; HONOLULU, HI; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KGMB (Channel 9; HONOLULU, HI; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KITV (Channel 4; HONOLULU, HI; Owner: KITV HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC. (CA CORP.))
  • KHET (Channel 11; HONOLULU, HI; Owner: HAWAII PUBLIC TELEVISION FOUNDATION)
  • KBFD (Channel 32; HONOLULU, HI; Owner: THE ALLEN BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KHNL (Channel 13; HONOLULU, HI; Owner: RAYCOM NATIONAL, INC.)
  • KFVE (Channel 5; HONOLULU, HI; Owner: RAYCOM NATIONAL, INC.)
  • KWBN (Channel 44; HONOLULU, HI; Owner: HO'ONA'AUAO COMMUNITY TV, INC.)
  • KALO (Channel 38; HONOLULU, HI; Owner: PACIFICA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KHHI-LP (Channel 48; HONOLULU, HI; Owner: EQUITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • K56EX (Channel 56; HONOLULU, HI; Owner: VICTOR AGMATA, JR.)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$334,270
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2001

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0090.00

HMDA - Conventional Home Purchase Loans

HMDA - Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Wheeler AFB on our top lists:

  • #2 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest percentage of renters"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Retail sales workers except cashiers"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Management, business, and financial occupations:"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Clothing and clothing accessories, including shoe, stores"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Public administration"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Architecture and engineering occupations:"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Secretaries and administrative assistants"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in military barracks, etc."
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that exercised in the past month"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2006 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #55 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of deaths per 1000 residents 1990-1999 to 2000-2003 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #57 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006"
  • #65 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM10) 24-hour air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
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