Waimea, Hawaii

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Population in 2010: 9,212.
Population change since 2000: +31.1%
Males: 4,388  (47.6%)
Females: 4,824  (52.4%)
Median resident age:

39.1 years
Hawaii median age:

40.8 years

Zip codes: 96796.

Estimated median household income in 2022: $97,824 (it was $51,150 in 2000)
Waimea:

$97,824
HI:

$92,458

Estimated per capita income in 2022: $45,732 (it was $20,773 in 2000)

Waimea CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2022: $727,046 (it was $193,700 in 2000)
Waimea:

$727,046
HI:

$820,100

Mean prices in 2022: all housing units: $760,414; detached houses: $724,438; townhouses or other attached units: over $1,000,000

Median gross rent in 2022: $1,931.

March 2022 cost of living index in Waimea: 103.8 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2022: 12.9%
(13.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 30.5% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 10.6% for two or more races residents)

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  • Races in Waimea, HI (2022)
    • 4,22939.6%Two or more races
    • 2,23220.9%White alone
    • 1,91317.9%Asian alone
    • 1,56914.7%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 8347.8%Hispanic
    • 20.02%Black alone

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



According to our research of Hawaii and other state lists, there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Waimea, Hawaii as of July 19, 2024.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Waimea is 5,518 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


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Ancestries: European (3.4%), Irish (2.4%), German (1.8%), English (1.5%), French (1.5%), Northern European (1.3%).

Current Local Time: HST (no DST) time zone

Land area: 38.7 square miles.

Population density: 238 people per square mile   (very low).

Waimea, Hawaii map

1,426 residents are foreign born (9.6% Asia, 2.3% Europe).

This place:

13.4%
Hawaii:

18.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2022: $2,144 (0.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2022: $1,484 (0.2%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Honolulu, HI (166.7 miles , pop. 371,657).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (2475.8 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

South Kohala, HI (2.5 miles ),
Kukuihaele, HI (2.9 miles ),
Waikoloa Village, HI (3.3 miles ),
Honokaa, HI (3.5 miles ),
Puako, HI (3.9 miles ),
North Kohala, HI (4.0 miles ),
Paauhau-Paauilo, HI (4.1 miles ),
Halaula, HI (4.1 miles )

Latitude: 20.02 N, Longitude: 155.65 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -1,891 (-17.7%)
Workers who live and work in this place: 1,764 (35.3%)

Distribution of median household income in Waimea, HI in 2022
Distribution of house value in Waimea, HI in 2022

Waimea tourist attractions:

Unemployment in December 2023:
Here:

2.6%
Hawaii:

2.9%
Most common industries in Waimea, HI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (26.5%)
  • Educational services (12.9%)
  • Health care (10.2%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (7.9%)
  • Construction (7.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.8%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (27.4%)
  • Construction (13.2%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (9.1%)
  • Educational services (6.4%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (5.6%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (25.5%)
  • Educational services (19.7%)
  • Health care (16.7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (6.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.2%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.0%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (2.3%)
Most common occupations in Waimea, HI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (11.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (3.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.7%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (3.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (13.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.8%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Carpenters (3.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (8.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8.0%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.2%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (6.1%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.7%)

Average climate in Waimea, Hawaii

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Waimea, Hawaii environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI SO2 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2022 was 29.4. This is significantly better than average.

City:

29.4
U.S.:

72.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 1.06. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.06
U.S.:

1.51
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2022 was 2.84. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.84
U.S.:

8.11

Earthquake activity:

Waimea-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Hawaii state average. It is 2446% greater 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 56.2 miles away from Waimea 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 29.8 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/2018 at 22:32:54, a magnitude 6.9 (6.9 MW, Depth: 3.6 mi) earthquake occurred 64.5 miles away from Waimea center
On 10/15/2006 at 17:07:49, a magnitude 6.7 (6.7 MD, Depth: 23.7 mi) earthquake occurred 21.3 miles away from Waimea center
On 10/15/2006 at 17:07:49, a magnitude 6.7 (6.2 MB, 6.6 MS, 6.7 MW) earthquake occurred 25.0 miles away from Waimea center
On 11/16/1983 at 16:13:00, a magnitude 6.7 (6.4 MB, 6.7 MS, 6.7 MW) earthquake occurred 44.2 miles away from Waimea center, causing $6,000,000 total damage
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Hawaii County (21) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 7, Earthquakes: 4, Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Volcanic Eruptions: 3, Hurricanes: 2, Lava Flows: 2, High Surf: 1, Mudslide: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Tsunami Wave: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Waimea topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Waimea:

  • KAUAI VETERANS MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Government - State, provides emergency services, 4643 WAIMEA CANYON DRIVE)
  • KAUAI CARE CENTER (9611 WAENA ROAD)
  • KAUAI VETERANS MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (4643 WAIMEA CANYON RD)
  • WEST KAUAI DIALYSIS (4643 A WAIMEA CANYON ROAD)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Waimea:

  • University of Hawaii at Hilo (about 44 miles; Hilo, HI; Full-time enrollment: 3,161)
  • Hawaii Community College (about 44 miles; Hilo, HI; FT enrollment: 2,137)
  • University of Hawaii Maui College (about 81 miles; Kahului, HI; FT enrollment: 2,492)
  • Kapiolani Community College (about 164 miles; Honolulu, HI; FT enrollment: 5,069)
  • Chaminade University of Honolulu (about 165 miles; Honolulu, HI; FT enrollment: 2,610)
  • University of Hawaii at Manoa (about 166 miles; Honolulu, HI; FT enrollment: 16,461)
  • Hawaii Pacific University (about 169 miles; Honolulu, HI; FT enrollment: 5,506)

Public high schools in Waimea:

Public elementary/middle school in Waimea:

See full list of schools located in Waimea

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Waimea: Parker Ranch (A), Parker Ranch Racetrack (B), Poo Kanaka (C), Kamuela Museum (D), Waimea Public Library (E), Hawaii County Fire Department Station 9 Waimea (F), Kauai Fire Department Waimea Station (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Opelo Plaza Shopping Center (1), Parker Ranch Shopping Center (2), Parker Square Mall Shopping Center (3), Waimea Shopping Center (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Waimea include: Hawaiian Protestant Church (A), Waimea Honpa Hongwanji Church (B), Waimea United Church of Christ (C), Imiola Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Reservoirs: Paiakuli Reservoir (A), Waikoloa Reservoir Number 1 (B), Waimea Reservoir (C), Waikoloa Reservoir Number 2 (D), Puukapu Reservoir (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Kohakohau Stream (A), Lanimaumau Stream (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Waimea include: Lucy Wright Beach County Park (1), Captain Cooks Memorial Park (2), Waimea River Park (3), Waimea Recreational Pier State Park (4), Waimea Park (5), Waimea Athletic Field (6), Hapokele Park (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Amuseden (Amusement & Theme Parks; 9714 Kaumualii Highway) (1), West Kauai Technology & Visitors Center (9565 Kaumualii Highway) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: West Inn (9369 Kaumualii Highway) (1), Waimea Plantation Cottages (9600 Kaumualii Highway) (2), Kikiaola Land CO Limited - Waimea Plantation Cottages (9600 Kaumualii Highway) (3), Aston Waimea Plantation Cottages (9400 Kaumualii Highway #367) (4), Inn Waimea (4469 Halepule Road) (5). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Birthplace of: James Frank Woods - Hawaiian politician.

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

2.9 people
Hawaii:

2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

71.7%
Whole state:

68.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

9.4%
Whole state:

7.3%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.9% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Waimea in 2010:

  • 149 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 55 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 39 people in college/university student housing
45 people in unknown juvenile institutions in 2000

Banks with branches in Waimea (2011 data):

  • First Hawaiian Bank: Waimea Branch at 4525 Panako Road, branch established on 1911/07/01. Info updated 2012/02/02: Bank assets: $15,830.2 mil, Deposits: $12,165.6 mil, headquarters in Honolulu, HI, positive income, 59 total offices, Holding Company: Bnp Paribas
  • Bank of Hawaii: Waimea Branch at 9801 Waimea Road, branch established on 1966/12/15. Info updated 2010/09/12: Bank assets: $13,868.5 mil, Deposits: $10,599.9 mil, headquarters in Honolulu, HI, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 71 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of Hawaii Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Waimea:

Marital status in Waimea, HI
  • Never married: 30.3%
  • Now married: 52.8%
  • Separated: 0.4%
  • Widowed: 4.9%
  • Divorced: 11.6%

For population 25 years and over in Waimea:

  • High school or higher: 96.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 43.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 18.2%
  • Unemployed: 2.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2022
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2022
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.0
Hawaii average:

11.2

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2022
Means of transportation to work in 2022 - Waimea
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Waimea, HI (based on Hawaii County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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.
State:

2.30 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Hawaii:

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.
Hawaii:

1.72 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 143
Hawaii County:

8.29 / 10,000 pop.
Hawaii:

9.00 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

7.1%
Hawaii:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

21.2%
Hawaii:

20.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Hawaii County:

10.3%
Hawaii:

9.2%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Waimea:

51.5%
Hawaii:

54.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

47.7%
Hawaii:

50.5%

Average BMI:
Waimea:

28.0
Hawaii:

26.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

19.3%
Hawaii:

16.5%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Waimea:

14.9%
Hawaii:

18.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Waimea:

6.7
Hawaii:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

31.6%
Hawaii:

26.1%

General health condition:
Waimea:

55.6%
Hawaii:

57.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Waimea:

81.2%
State:

82.1%

More about Health and Nutrition of Waimea, HI Residents

5.92% of this county's 2021 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2020 ($88,163 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.92%
Hawaii average:

4.91%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($348 average AGI)
Hawaii County:

0.03%
Hawaii average:

0.19%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2020 and 2021:
from Honolulu County, HI  0.90% ($57,293 average AGI)
from Maui County, HI  0.23% ($44,764)
from Los Angeles County, CA  0.22% ($94,239)


4.50% of this county's 2020 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2021 ($58,837 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.50%
Hawaii average:

5.53%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($272 average AGI)
Hawaii County:

0.03%
Hawaii average:

0.15%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2020 and 2021:
to Honolulu County, HI  0.60% ($43,607 average AGI)
to Clark County, NV  0.21% ($48,939)
to Maui County, HI  0.16% ($40,151)

Businesses in Waimea, HI

  • Burger King: 1
  • FedEx: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Waimea:

  • KIPA (620 AM; 10 kW; NAALEHU, HI; Owner: BIG ISLAND RADIO)
  • KPUA (670 AM; 10 kW; HILO, HI; Owner: NEW WEST BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • 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.)
  • 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.)
  • 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 Waimea:

  • KWYI (106.9 FM; KAWAIHAE, HI; Owner: COLIN H. NAITO)
  • 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)
  • KAOY (101.5 FM; KEALAKEKUA, HI; Owner: BIG ISLAND RADIO ( HAWAII LIMITED PA)
  • KLEO (106.1 FM; KAHALUU, HI; Owner: MAVERICK MEDIA OF HAWAII LICENSE, LLC)
  • KKUA (90.7 FM; WAILUKU, HI; Owner: HAWAII PUBLIC RADIO, 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.)
  • KJMD (98.3 FM; PUKALANI, HI; Owner: PACIFIC RADIO GROUP,INC.)
  • KONI (104.7 FM; LANAI CITY, HI; Owner: HOCHMAN HAWAII PUBLISHING, 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.)
Waimea fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2021
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2021
See more detailed statistics of Waimea fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2021 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 13ft / 4.2mTotal length
  • $482,000Total costs
  • 3,600Total average daily traffic
  • 528Total average daily truck traffic
  • 23,350Total future (year 2025) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Waimea)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

61 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Waimea, HI)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Waimea)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: QUICKSILVER MXL SPORT 2 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 503 DCDI (52 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 3090J, N3090J, N-3090J, Serial Number: 648, Year manufactured: 1994, Airworthiness Date: 09/25/2007, Certificate Issue Date: 12/30/2009
    Registrant (Individual): Richard S Daley, Po Box 759, Waimea, HI 96796

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 12. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 19 took place in 2008, and the least - 4 in 2018. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Waimea, HI When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (78.3%), and Structure Fires (12.0%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Waimea, HI
    • 14478.3%Outside Fires
    • 2212.0%Structure Fires
    • 147.6%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 42.2%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Waimea, HI

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Waimea, Hawaii:

  • Waimea Plantation Cottages, a Coast Resort, 9400 Kaumaulii Hwy #367, Waimea, Hawaii 96796 , Phone: (808) 338-1625, Fax: (808) 338-1923
  • The West Inn Kauai, 9690 Kaumualii Hwy, Waimea, Hawaii 96796 , Phone: (808) 338-1107
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Waimea, Hawaii
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Waimea, HI
  • 57.0%No fuel used
  • 21.6%Electricity
  • 11.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 6.0%Solar energy
  • 3.4%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Waimea, HI
  • 74.1%No fuel used
  • 12.9%Electricity
  • 12.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.5%Solar energy


Waimea compared to Hawaii state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Waimea on our top lists:

  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of workers with very long commute times (90 or more minutes) (population 5,000+)"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 100 cities with strongest arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services industries (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #44 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: administrative and support and waste management services (population 5,000+)"
  • #58 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in unknown juvenile institutions (population 1,000+)"
  • #77 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of high school students in private schools (500+ students)"
  • #101 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #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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  • Fred Aviguetero (1)
  • Evan D. Elsing (1)

Total of 2 patent applications in 2008-2024.