Discovery Harbour, HI Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Discovery Harbour, Hawaii - Basic Facts

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The Discovery Harbour Census Designated Place had a population of 993 as of July 1, 2016. Discovery Harbour ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and 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 Discovery Harbour is located at latitude 19.0415 and longitude -155.6254 in Hawaii County. The formal boundaries for the Discovery Harbour Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.56 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Hawaii County is in the Hawaii time zone (GMT -10). The elevation is 1,142 feet.

The Discovery Harbour Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2629944) 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 Discovery Harbour Census Designated Place is located within Kau Division of Hawaii County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Discovery Harbour 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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Discovery Harbour, HI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 993
Population in Households 927
Population in Familes 682
Population in Group Qrtrs 66
Population Density1 279
Diversity Index2 74


Total Households 422
Average Household Size 2.2
Family Households 254
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 588 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 337 (57.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 85 (14.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 166 (28.2%)
Median Home Value $317,905
Average Home Value $295,030


Median Household Income $35,385
Average Household Income $54,343
Per Capita Income $27,970
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.73% 0.87%
Households 0.62% 0.84%
Families -0.13% 0.78%
Median Household Income   -0.22%
Per Capita Income   1.58%
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.

Discovery Harbour, HI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Discovery Harbour 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 # 122 20th
Population Density1 # 115 25th
Diversity Index2 # 117 23rd
Median Household Income # 142 7th
Per Capita Income # 68 56th

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