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Captain Cook, Hawaii - Basic Facts

Captain Cook is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Captain Cook Census Designated Place.

It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Hawaii County at latitude 19.4969 and longitude -155.9217. Hawaii County is in the Hawaii time zone (GMT -10). The elevation is 1,247 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Captain Cook Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 12.86 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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Captain Cook, HI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 3,482
Population in Households 3,482
Population in Familes 2,764
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 271
Diversity Index2 87


Total Households 1,284
Average Household Size 2.71
Family Households 865
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,419 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 786 (55.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 498 (35.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 135 ( 9.5%)
Median Home Value $462,668
Average Home Value $527,548


Median Household Income $51,514
Average Household Income $68,183
Per Capita Income $24,452
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.36% 0.65%
Households 0.48% 0.71%
Families 0.16% 0.62%
Median Household Income   2.01%
Per Capita Income   2.33%
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, 2014 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 # 72 53rd
Population Density1 # 113 26th
Diversity Index2 # 30 81st
Median Household Income # 112 26th
Per Capita Income # 86 44th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Hawaii Census Data Comparison Tool.