Hawaii County, Hawaii (HI)

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County population in 2012: 189,191 (62% urban, 38% rural); it was 148,677 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 28,129
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 16,142
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 34,166
Renter-occupied apartments: 22,825 (it was 18,819 in 2000)
% of renters here:

36%
State:

42%

Land area: 4028 sq. mi.

Water area: 1058.7 sq. mi.

Population density: 46 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Hawaii County: 90.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (31.4%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (17.4%), Educational, health and social services (10.2%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 43%
  • Government: 5%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 51%
  • Unpaid family work: 2%
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Races in Hawaii County, Hawaii:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (31.2%)
  • Two or more races (23.5%)
  • Asian alone (21.4%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (11.6%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone (11.3%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (0.5%)
Median resident age:  40.0 years
Hawaii median age:  38.0 years
Males: 92,821  (40.3%)
Females: 92,258  (59.7%)
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Hawaii County,HI real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Hawaii County:

2.0 people
Hawaii:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $48,399 ($39,805 in 1999)

This county:

$48399
Hawaii:

$68020

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $883 (lower quartile is $637, upper quartile is $1,167)
This county:

$883
State:

$1244


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $291,900 (it was $155,400 in 2000)
Hawaii:

$291,900
Hawaii:

$500,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $187,700 - $445,700
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,637
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $331

Institutionalized population: 1,563
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Health of residents in Hawaii County based on CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Questionnaires from 2003 to 2009:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.5. This is worse than average.
80.6% of residents exercised in the past month. This is more than average.
50.0% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is about average.
88.7% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is more than average.
69.5% of residents visited a dentist within the past year. This is about average.
Average weight of males is 186 pounds. This is about average.
Average weight of females is 153 pounds. This is about average.


Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 1785 buildings, average cost: $314,200
  • 2008: 1000 buildings, average cost: $347,300
  • 2009: 647 buildings, average cost: $247,500

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,072 (0.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $529 (0.2%)

Hawaii County household income distribution in 2009 Hawaii County home values distribution Hawaii County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 19.5%
(16.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 25.1% for Black residents, 33.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 37.1% for American Indian residents, 28.6% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 16.7% for other race residents, 20.6% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 19.5%
Hawaii County:

19.5%
Hawaii:

10.8%
(16.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 20.9% for Black residents, 25.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 37.1% for American Indian residents, 28.6% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 16.9% for other race residents, 20.6% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 41 years old
(Males: 40 years old, Females: 42 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 54 years old, Black residents: 24 years old, American Indian residents: 29 years old, Asian residents: 52 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 24 years old, Other race residents: 33 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Hawaii County is $753 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $845 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $1191 a month.

Cities in this county include: Hilo, North Kona, South Kohala, Kailua, Pahoa-Kalapana, South Kona, Hawaiian Paradise Park, Waimea, Kalaoa, Holualoa.

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

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Hawaii County: Koa Mill (A), Old Hawaiian Canoe Sheds (B), Waikamakapo (C), Old USGS Camp (D), Kilohana Girl Scout Camp (E), Cooks Heiau (F), Maukaloa Camp (G), Kekaloa Heiau (H), Niukukahi Heiau (I), Ahua‘umi Heiau (J), Heiau o Molilele (K), Kawaihae Uka (L), Keawewai Cabin (M), Kumakaula Heiau (N), Mahinaakaka Heiau (O), Manukā Mauka House (P), Mountain House (Q), Niuou Coconut Grove (R), Punaluu Heiau (S), Pu‘ukoholā Heiau (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Hawaii County include: Saint Pauls Episcopal Church (A), Lanakila Congregational Church (B), Star of the Sea Church (C), Puka‘ana Church (D), Hokuloa Church (E), Hau‘oli Kamana‘o Church (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Von Holt Memorial Park (1), Mauna Kea Memorial Park (2), Kalopa Catholic Cemetery (3), Niulii Cemetery (4), Kalahiki Cemetery (5), Saint Pauls Episcopal Cemetery (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Holokaalele Pond (A), Hoonoua (B), Pakoa Waterhole (C), Keanalele Waterhole (D), Waiaka Pond (E), One Hundred Acre Waterhole (F), Paeoopu Pool (G), Wainanalii Pond (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Wai‘ilikahi Stream (A), Koiawe Stream (B), Kawaiki Stream (C), Makahiloa Stream (D), Pa‘iniu Stream (E), Waiaalala Stream (F), Wai‘a‘ama Stream (G), Waiau Stream (H), Pōhakupa‘a Stream (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Hawaii County include: MacKenzie State Recreation Area (1), Punaluu Beach Park (2), Pu‘ukoholā Heiau National Historic Site (3), Ho‘ōpūloa Church Monument (4), Kēōkea Beach Park (5), Ho‘okena Beach Park (6), Mauna Kea State Park - Halepōhaku Area (7), Ookala Park (8), Lava Tree State Monument (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Beaches: Punalu‘u Beach (A), Pololū Beach (B), Ohaiula Beach (C), Kaunaoa Beach (D), Mahana Beach (E), Kahonua (F), Kukio Beach (G), Keone‘ele‘ele (H), Kēōkea Beach (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.5%
Hawaii:

4.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 7,220
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 84.6%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 22.1%

Number of foreign born residents: 15,208 (52% naturalized citizens)

Hawaii County:

10.2%
Whole state:

17.5%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 3,237
  • 1990 to 1994: 2,441
  • 1985 to 1989: 1,753
  • 1980 to 1984: 1,805
  • 1975 to 1979: 1,575
  • 1970 to 1974: 1,282
  • 1970 to 1974: 883
  • 1965 to 1969: 2,232

Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.5 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 98.0%

Hawaii County marital status for males Hawaii County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:


Housing units in Hawaii County with a mortgage: 19,167 (1,918 second mortgage, 2,469 home equity loan, 67 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 10,747

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

70.2% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Hawaii County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Other38,70188
Catholic30,61622
Evangelical Protestant16,302120
Mainline Protestant5,88243
Orthodox251
None93,553-
Hawaii County Religion Details
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.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 36
Hawaii County:

2.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.30 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Hawaii:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 34
This 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.
Hawaii:

1.72 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 143
This county:

8.29 / 10,000 pop.
State:

9.00 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Hawaii County:

7.1%
Hawaii:

8.1%

Adult obesity rate:
Hawaii County:

21.2%
State:

20.8%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

10.3%
State:

9.2%

Agriculture in Hawaii County:

Average size of farms: 255 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $58,375
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $2591.87
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 30.64%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 23.34%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $49,920
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 6.76%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 15.11%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $23,981
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 86.91%
Average age of principal farm operators: 57 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 13.85
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 2.73%
Vegetables: 1,008 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 27,736 acres

Tornado activity:

Hawaii County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Hawaii state average. It is 125942980.8 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 4 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 1/28/1971, a tornado injured 4 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Hawaii County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Hawaii state average. It is 59% 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 28.4 miles away from Hawaii County 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 39.8 miles away from the county center
On 11/16/1983 at 16:13:00, a magnitude 6.7 (6.4 MB, 6.7 MS, 6.7 MW) earthquake occurred 17.0 miles away from the county 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 40.7 miles away from the county 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 26.1 miles away from Hawaii County 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 24.5 miles away from the county center, destroying 5 buildings
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent 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, Earthquake: 1, Flood: 1, High Surf: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Storm: 1, Tsunami Wave: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Philippines (49%)
  • Japan (10%)
  • Micronesia (6%)
  • Korea (4%)
  • Canada (4%)
  • Mexico (4%)
  • Germany (3%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Hawaii County (%):

  • Portuguese (6%)
  • German (5%)
  • English (4%)
  • Irish (3%)
  • Italian (2%)
  • United States or American (2%)
  • Scottish (1%)

Hawaii County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 43,508 (69%)
  • Carpooled: 12,494 (20%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 363 (1%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 7 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 14 (0%)
  • Railroad: 8 (0%)
  • Ferryboat: 8 (0%)
  • Taxi: 66 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 286 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 206 (0%)
  • Walked: 1,873 (3%)
  • Other means: 689 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 3,879 (6%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


People in group quarters in Hawaii County, Hawaii in 2000:

  • 939 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 625 people in nursing homes
  • 562 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 211 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 161 people in other group homes
  • 88 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 72 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 55 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 27 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 15 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 13 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children
  • 13 people in homes for the physically handicapped
  • 12 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 12 people in military hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 8 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 3 people in religious group quarters

People in group quarters in Hawaii County, Hawaii in 2010:

  • 824 people in college/university student housing
  • 776 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 553 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 478 people in state prisons
  • 267 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 247 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 232 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 162 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 63 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 22 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 9 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals
  • 6 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 5 people in hospitals with patients who have no usual home elsewhere
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $45,502.

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%

1.20% relocated from other counties in Hawaii ($8,898 average AGI)
3.46% relocated from other states ($28,633 average AGI)
Hawaii County:

3.46%
Hawaii average:

4.59%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


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)
from Clark County, NV  0.11% ($31,778)
from King County, WA  0.11% ($38,586)
from San Diego County, CA  0.11% ($38,188)
from Multnomah County, OR  0.08% ($22,444)


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%

1.34% relocated to other counties in Hawaii ($10,841 average AGI)
3.02% relocated to other states ($22,774 average AGI)
Hawaii County:

3.02%
Hawaii average:

4.46%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


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)
to Los Angeles County, CA  0.12% ($30,520)
to King County, WA  0.10% ($26,277)
to San Diego County, CA  0.08% ($43,093)
to Maricopa County, AZ  0.07% ($26,977)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 16.0
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 14.1
Births per 1000 population from 2007 to 2013: 13.4

Births per 1000 population in Hawaii County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 7.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 7.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2013: 7.6

Deaths per 1000 population in Hawaii County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 7.5
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 6.8

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Hawaii County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 22,986 (19,710 aged, 3,276 disabled)
Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 17%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 13%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 3.07
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 8765.980
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 290.850
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 30691.35

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1293.540
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 749.580
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 2.99

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 55.19
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 92.65

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 4.78

EPA green book nonattainment status in 2004-2006: 1

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 31.7. This is more than state average.

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 116.9. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Suffocation - 51.6
  • Firearm - 39.0
  • Poisoning - 19.9
  • Other - 6.3

Household type by relationship:

Households: 181,435

Size of family households: 18,276 2-persons, 9,541 3-persons, 7,574 4-persons, 4,422 5-persons, 2,249 6-persons, 2,345 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 16,843 1-person, 4,561 2-persons, 765 3-persons, 306 4-persons, 123 5-persons, 46 6-persons, 45 7-or-more-persons.

21,966 married couples with children.
10,335 single-parent households (2,772 men, 7,563 women).

81.6% of residents of Hawaii County speak English at home.
1.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (72% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 8% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
1.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (82% speak English very well, 16% speak English well, 2% speak English not well).
15.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (54% speak English very well, 30% speak English well, 15% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (57% speak English very well, 34% speak English well, 9% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $896,323,000 ($5500 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $74,378,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $383,982,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $155,661,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $3,257,000
Federal grants: $223,319,000
Federal procurement contracts: $69,207,000 ($36,234,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $60,898,000 ($10,735,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $3,140,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $52,837,000
Federal Government insurance: $527,421,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 11,672
Here:

70 per 1000 residents
State:

75 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 6,726
Here:

40 per 1000 residents
State:

38 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +2,579
Here:

+15 per 1000 residents
State:

+24 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +11,295
Here +68 per 1000 residents
State -10 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Hawaii County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 33.66 millions of gallons per day (93% from ground, 7% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.1
State:

5.2

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

3.8
State:

3.4

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 1,502
  • 2000 to 2004: 18,108
  • 1990 to 1999: 16,205
  • 1980 to 1989: 18,282
  • 1970 to 1979: 16,624
  • 1960 to 1969: 5,490
  • 1950 to 1959: 3,493
  • 1940 to 1949: 1,953
  • 1939 or earlier: 2,800
Rooms in houses/apartments in Hawaii County, Hawaii
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 631
  • 2 rooms: 1,457
  • 3 rooms: 5,105
  • 4 rooms: 4,640
  • 5 rooms: 8,956
  • 6 rooms: 6,499
  • 7 rooms: 3,502
  • 8 rooms: 1,814
  • 9+ rooms: 1,562
  • 1 room: 1,853
  • 2 rooms: 2,688
  • 3 rooms: 3,540
  • 4 rooms: 4,146
  • 5 rooms: 3,655
  • 6 rooms: 1,745
  • 7 rooms: 674
  • 8 rooms: 317
  • 9+ rooms: 201
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Hawaii County, Hawaii
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 1,165
  • 1 bedroom: 3,138
  • 2 bedrooms: 7,783
  • 3 bedrooms: 16,131
  • 4 bedrooms: 4,617
  • 5+ bedrooms: 1,332
  • no bedroom: 2,205
  • 1 bedroom: 4,082
  • 2 bedrooms: 5,890
  • 3 bedrooms: 5,504
  • 4 bedrooms: 878
  • 5+ bedrooms: 260
Cars and other vehicles available in Hawaii County, Hawaii in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 1,390
  • 1 vehicle: 10,326
  • 2 vehicles: 15,217
  • 3 vehicles: 5,022
  • 4 vehicles: 1,624
  • 5+ vehicles: 587
  • no vehicle: 2,265
  • 1 vehicle: 9,173
  • 2 vehicles: 5,800
  • 3 vehicles: 1,212
  • 4 vehicles: 220
  • 5+ vehicles: 149

59% of Hawaii County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 67% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 36% lived in Hawaii.

Hawaii County:

59.2%
State average:

59.2%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $117,500


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 4%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 4%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Hawaii County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • No fuel used (49.8%)
  • Electricity (35.9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (8.4%)
  • Wood (2.7%)
  • Solar energy (1.9%)
  • Utility gas (1.1%)
  • No fuel used (51.6%)
  • Electricity (38.3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5.7%)
  • Utility gas (2.4%)
  • Wood (1.3%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 1,614
Here:

8.7%
Hawaii:

14.8%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 904
Here:

9.0%
Hawaii:

17.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 781
Here:

12.2%
Hawaii:

23.9%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Hawaii County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $14,455,000
    Housing and Community Development: $4,223,000
    Sewerage: $3,942,000
    Parks and Recreation: $3,679,000
    General - Other: $3,416,000
    Water Utilities: $1,466,000
    Local Fire Protection: $526,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $263,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $41,227,000
    General - Other: $35,849,000
    Water Utilities: $30,173,000
    Local Fire Protection: $26,883,000
    Solid Waste Management: $23,199,000
    Health - Other: $16,932,000
    Parks and Recreation: $15,215,000
    Regular Highways: $14,899,000
    Housing and Community Development: $12,328,000
    Central Staff Services: $8,804,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $8,659,000
    Financial Administration: $7,336,000
    Sewerage: $6,656,000
    Transit Utilities: $4,938,000
    General Public Buildings: $3,296,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $3,083,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $466,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $342,000
    Parking Facilities: $12,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $9,848,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $4,137,000
    Housing and Community Development: $80,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $100,567,000

Hawaii County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $7,929,000
    Sewerage: $6,551,000
    All Other: $3,683,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,438,000
    Housing and Community Development: $334,000
    Regular Highways: $296,000
    Parking Facilities: $13,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $12,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $15,203,000
    All Other: $11,465,000
    Highways: $6,640,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $6,794,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,069,000
    Royalties: $477,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $453,000
    Sale of Property: $438,000
    Rents: $66,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $34,048,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $24,999,000
    Health and Hospitals: $10,702,000
    Water Utilities: $6,381,000
    All Other: $6,263,000
    Highways: $331,000
  • Tax - Property: $153,207,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $8,339,000
    Motor Fuels Sales: $7,857,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $7,329,000
    Other License: $7,000,000
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $1,205,000

Hawaii County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $197,671,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $183,200,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $28,887,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $14,416,000

Hawaii County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $118,236,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $108,058,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $17,101,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

Hawaii County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1993
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Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Hawaii County Fatal accident statistics for 1994 - 2013
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Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Most common first names in Hawaii County, HI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John69272.7 years
William53273.3 years
Mary51779.7 years
Robert44370.5 years
James42770.5 years
George42073.4 years
Joseph39773.3 years
Charles30272.7 years
Richard29270.4 years
David25468.9 years
Most common last names in Hawaii County, HI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith12573.2 years
Souza11474.5 years
Yamamoto11378.9 years
Lee11374.0 years
Medeiros11273.3 years
Tanaka10380.3 years
Carvalho10272.7 years
Nakamura10080.6 years
Silva9375.2 years
Wong7575.4 years
Businesses in Hawaii County, HI
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven6Little Caesars Pizza1
AT&T3Lowe's1
Ace Hardware8Macy's3
American Eagle Outfitters1Marriott1
Arby's2Mazda1
Ascend Collection2McDonald's8
Ashley Furniture3New Balance1
BMW1Nike8
Baskin-Robbins2Nissan2
Blockbuster1OfficeMax2
Burger King5Outback1
CVS8Outback Steakhouse1
Cache1Pac Sun1
Costco1Panda Express2
Curves4Payless2
Dairy Queen4SAS Shoes1
Dennys1Sears3
Domino's Pizza1Spencer Gifts1
Famous Footwear1Sprint Nextel1
FedEx18Starbucks7
Firestone Complete Auto Care2Target1
Ford2The Room Place1
GNC2True Value5
Goodwill2U-Haul3
Hilton4UPS14
Home Depot2Vans1
Honda2Verizon Wireless4
Hot Topic1Volkswagen1
Jack In The Box1Vons2
Jamba Juice2Walmart2
Jones New York2Wendy's1
Journeys1YMCA4
Kmart1

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