Captain Cook, HI Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Captain Cook, Hawaii - Basic Facts

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The Captain Cook Census Designated Place had a population of 3,630 as of July 1, 2016. Captain Cook ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Hawaii. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Captain Cook is located at latitude 19.4995 and longitude -155.8937 in Hawaii County. The formal boundaries for the Captain Cook Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 12.86 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Hawaii County is in the Hawaii time zone (GMT -10). The elevation is 1,247 feet.

The Captain Cook Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2414004) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Hawaii is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Captain Cook Census Designated Place is located within South Kona Division of Hawaii County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Captain Cook population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Captain Cook, HI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 3,630
Population in Households 3,630
Population in Familes 2,886
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 282
Diversity Index2 88


Total Households 1,319
Average Household Size 2.75
Family Households 891
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,456 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 819 (56.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 499 (34.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 137 ( 9.4%)
Median Home Value $544,671
Average Home Value $538,140


Median Household Income $52,446
Average Household Income $74,818
Per Capita Income $26,434
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.92% 1.08%
Households 0.76% 0.97%
Families 0.59% 0.93%
Median Household Income   1.96%
Per Capita Income   1.65%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Captain Cook, HI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Captain Cook to the other 151 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Hawaii by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 71 54th
Population Density1 # 113 26th
Diversity Index2 # 32 79th
Median Household Income # 109 28th
Per Capita Income # 84 45th

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