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Fern Forest, Hawaii - Basic Facts

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

It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Hawaii County at latitude 19.4667 and longitude -155.1302. Hawaii County is in the Hawaii time zone (GMT -10). The elevation is 2,211 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Fern Forest Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 12.47 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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Also See: Pahoa, HI ZIP Codes and ZIP Code Maps

Fern Forest, HI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Fern Forest 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 # 123 19th
Population Density1 # 143 6th
Diversity Index2 # 78 49th
Median Household Income # 138 9th
Per Capita Income # 97 36th

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

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Fern Forest, HI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)

POPULATION

Total Population 941
Population in Households 941
Population in Familes 654
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 75
Diversity Index2 82
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 407
Average Household Size 2.31
Family Households 209
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 472 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 296 (62.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 112 (23.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 65 (13.8%)
Median Home Value $441,000
Average Home Value $509,831
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $35,547
Average Household Income $51,285
Per Capita Income $22,930
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.25% 0.65%
Households 0.47% 0.73%
Families 1.77% 0.57%
Median Household Income   1.24%
Per Capita Income   3.24%
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.

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