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Hilo, HI (Hawaii) Houses and Residents

Hilo,HI index of house prices

Total population: 43,263 (Urban population: 36,147 (all inside urban clusters), Rural population: 4,651 (123 farm, 4,528 nonfarm))

Houses: 18,448 (16,713 occupied: 10,453 owner occupied, 6,237 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

37%
State:

43%

Housing density: 340 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016: $200,978.

Median contract rent in 2016: $489 (lower quartile is $333, upper quartile is $651)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $929


Median gross rent in Hilo, HI in 2016: $542

Housing units in Hilo with a mortgage: 6,612 (129 second mortgage, 1,090 home equity loan, 54 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 3,852

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $77,777

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $47,738

Median monthly housing costs: $978


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Hilo, Hawaii Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $317,034 (it was $152,900 in 2000)
Hilo:

$317,034
Hawaii:

$592,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $223,771 - $429,992

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $348,311
Here:

$348,311
State:

$732,832

Townhouses or other attached units: $479,895
Here:

$479,895
State:

$678,643

In 2-unit structures: $424,846
Here:

$424,846
State:

$684,573

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $254,242
Here:

$254,242
State:

$504,802

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $196,036
Here:

$196,036
State:

$443,885

Mobile homes: $267,962
Here:

$267,962
State:

$622,363
Median year house/condo built: 1980

Median year apartment built: 1975

Household type by relationship:

Households: 46,701
  • In family households: 37,616 (4,994 male householders, 5,941 female householders)
    7,564 spouses, 12,371 children (11,827 natural, 144 adopted, 433 stepchildren), 2,482 grandchildren, 629 brothers or sisters, 931 parents, 1,460 other relatives, 1,198 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 7,480 (2,532 male householders (2,262 living alone)), 3,236 female householders (2,663 living alone)), 1,740 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 1,675

Size of family households: 5,017 2-persons, 2,231 3-persons, 2,009 4-persons, 967 5-persons, 409 6-persons, 275 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 4,924 1-person, 653 2-persons, 45 3-persons, 114 4-persons, 13 5-persons, 2 6-persons.

5,126 married couples with children.
1,876 single-parent households (357 men, 1,519 women).

82.9% of residents of Hilo speak English at home.
0.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (80% speak English very well, 7% speak English well, 13% speak English not well).
0.9% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (88% speak English very well, 10% speak English well, 1% speak English not well).
15.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (74% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 11% speak English not well).
0.5% of residents speak other language at home (68% speak English very well, 32% speak English well).

Foreign born population: 3,828 (8.2%)
(53.5% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

5.5
State:

5.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.2
State:

3.9

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Hilo, Hawaii:

  • 30no bedroom
  • 1601 bedroom
  • 1,4732 bedrooms
  • 6,5293 bedrooms
  • 1,7184 bedrooms
  • 4575+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Hilo population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Hilo, Hawaii:

  • 514no bedroom
  • 1,3551 bedroom
  • 1,6222 bedrooms
  • 2,0473 bedrooms
  • 4584 bedrooms
  • 2695+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Hilo population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Hilo in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 313no vehicle
  • 3,0221 vehicle
  • 4,4722 vehicles
  • 1,8223 vehicles
  • 5544 vehicles
  • 2295+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Hilo population

Cars and other vehicles available in Hilo in renter-occupied apartments

  • 845no vehicle
  • 2,8331 vehicle
  • 1,4612 vehicles
  • 7893 vehicles
  • 1634 vehicles
  • 425+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Hilo population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Hilo, Hawaii:

  • 261 room
  • 742 rooms
  • 2573 rooms
  • 1,3774 rooms
  • 3,5325 rooms
  • 2,2926 rooms
  • 1,1407 rooms
  • 9778 rooms
  • 7309+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Hilo population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Hilo, Hawaii:

  • 4191 room
  • 4952 rooms
  • 1,1313 rooms
  • 1,5174 rooms
  • 1,4145 rooms
  • 5446 rooms
  • 4417 rooms
  • 1578 rooms
  • 739+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Hilo population

Year house built

Median 2016 house/condo value by year built ($)

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit ($)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • Hilo, HI household income distribution

  • Hilo, HI household income distribution
  • 1,125Less than $10,000
  • 1,204$10,000 to $14,999
  • 455$15,000 to $19,999
  • 718$20,000 to $24,999
  • 1,063$25,000 to $29,999
  • 1,380$30,000 to $34,999
  • 675$35,000 to $39,999
  • 554$40,000 to $44,999
  • 565$45,000 to $49,999
  • 1,079$50,000 to $59,999
  • 2,078$60,000 to $74,999
  • 1,937$75,000 to $99,999
  • 1,446$100,000 to $124,999
  • 957$125,000 to $149,999
  • 801$150,000 to $199,999
  • 764$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Hilo, HI

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Hilo, HI
  • 65Less than $10,000
  • 33$15,000 to $19,999
  • 53$20,000 to $24,999
  • 4$25,000 to $29,999
  • 19$30,000 to $34,999
  • 2$35,000 to $39,999
  • 4$40,000 to $49,999
  • 9$50,000 to $59,999
  • 87$60,000 to $69,999
  • 25$70,000 to $79,999
  • 59$80,000 to $89,999
  • 115$90,000 to $99,999
  • 248$100,000 to $124,999
  • 99$125,000 to $149,999
  • 458$150,000 to $174,999
  • 591$175,000 to $199,999
  • 1,661$200,000 to $249,999
  • 1,232$250,000 to $299,999
  • 2,584$300,000 to $399,999
  • 1,352$400,000 to $499,999
  • 941$500,000 to $749,999
  • 379$750,000 to $999,999
  • 45$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 30$1,500,000 to $1,999,999
  • 13$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Hilo, HI

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Hilo, HI
  • 321Less than $100
  • 32$100 to $149
  • 282$150 to $199
  • 71$200 to $249
  • 112$250 to $299
  • 147$300 to $349
  • 104$350 to $399
  • 126$400 to $449
  • 235$450 to $499
  • 129$500 to $549
  • 130$550 to $599
  • 399$600 to $649
  • 146$650 to $699
  • 187$700 to $749
  • 74$750 to $799
  • 642$800 to $899
  • 552$900 to $999
  • 807$1,000 to $1,249
  • 655$1,250 to $1,499
  • 319$1,500 to $1,999
  • 36$2,000 to $2,499
  • 128$2,500 to $2,999
  • 532No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 8012010 or later
  • 8772000 to 2009
  • 4791990 to 1999
  • 5831980 to 1989
  • 5741970 to 1979
  • 640Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to Hilo population
Hilo commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 480
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 3,044
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 5,676
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 4,676
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 1,812
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 453
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 1,346
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 15
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 153
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 284
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 415
  • 90 or more minutes: 591
Hilo, HI Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 98.2%
Number of people working at home: 1,044 (5.2% of all workers)

Hilo mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 23,374 (82%)
  • Carpooled: 3,252 (11%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 150 (1%)
  • Taxi: 292 (1%)
  • Bicycle: 20 (0%)
  • Walked: 232 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 1,044 (4%)

First ancestries reported:

 Portuguese: 1,240
 German: 421
 Irish: 235
 Italian: 212
 European: 197
 American: 185
 English: 168
 Scottish: 103
 Dutch: 61
 Danish: 60
 Polish: 52
 Eastern European: 51
 Northern European: 47
 Swedish: 40
 Scotch-Irish: 36
 French (except Basque): 35
 Hungarian: 35
 French Canadian: 31
 British: 26
 Iranian: 22
 South African: 17
 Norwegian: 16
 Greek: 12
 Bulgarian: 9
 Swiss: 8
 Canadian: 6
 New Zealander: 6
 Russian: 5
 Scandinavian: 5
 African: 1

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

  • 29%Philippines
  • 21%Oceania, n.e.c.
  • 14%Japan
  • 6%China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan
  • 5%Korea
  • 4%Vietnam
  • 2%Germany

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

  • This state: 34,966
  • Other state: 6,697
  • Northeast: 926
  • Midwest: 1,561
  • South: 1,287
  • West: 2,923

91% of Hilo residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 37% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 20% lived in Hawaii.

Hilo:

91.5%
State average:

86.3%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 106
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 4
  • 5th and 6th grade: 48
  • 7th and 8th grade: 105
  • 9th grade: 134
  • 10th grade: 163
  • 11th grade: 257
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 128
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 4,838
  • Less than 1 year of college: 870
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 2,440
  • Associate degree: 1,980
  • Bachelor's degree: 3,086
  • Master's degree: 769
  • Professional school degree: 345
  • Doctorate degree: 349

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 119
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 46
  • 5th and 6th grade: 89
  • 7th and 8th grade: 203
  • 9th grade: 102
  • 10th grade: 64
  • 11th grade: 203
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 35
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 5,242
  • Less than 1 year of college: 915
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 1,792
  • Associate degree: 2,166
  • Bachelor's degree: 4,084
  • Master's degree: 934
  • Professional school degree: 274
  • Doctorate degree: 265

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 7.7%Males
  • 6.7%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 4.1%Males
  • 49.9%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 3.0%Males
  • 2.3%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 1.7%Males
  • 6.2%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 7.2%Males
  • 4.6%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 16.2%Males
  • 3.7%Females
Hilo marital status for males
Hilo marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 14,500
  • One, attached: 522
  • Two: 513
  • 3 or 4: 400
  • 5 to 9: 317
  • 10 to 19: 515
  • 20 to 49: 1,343
  • 50 or more: 428
  • Mobile homes: 24

Median worth of mobile homes: $645,445

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 1.3%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 2.7%

House/condo owner moved in on average 19 years ago

Renter moved in on average 3 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Hilo:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Hilo
Houses and condos Apartments
  • No fuel used (66.5%)
  • Electricity (24.5%)
  • Solar energy (3.3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3.2%)
  • Utility gas (1.3%)
  • Wood (0.2%)
  • No fuel used (69.3%)
  • Electricity (22.7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3.6%)
  • Utility gas (2.8%)
  • Solar energy (0.2%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 583
Here:

14.5%
Hawaii:

14.5%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 255
Here:

11.4%
Hawaii:

21.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 191
Here:

4.9%
Hawaii:

19.6%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students (%)

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)