Hilo is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Hilo Census Designated Place.
It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Hawaii County at latitude 19.7225 and longitude -155.0868. Hawaii County is in the Hawaii time zone (GMT -10). The elevation is 20 feet.
The formal boundaries for the Hilo Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 53.39 sq. miles and a water area of 4.89 sq. miles.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Hilo: Hido.Photos of the local Hilo, HI area
Also See: Hilo, HI ZIP Codes and ZIP Code Maps
|Population in Households||42,347|
|Population in Familes||33,331|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||1,735|
|Average Household Size||2.67|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||17,483 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||9,773 (55.9%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||6,087 (34.8%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||1,624 ( 9.3%)|
|Median Home Value||$295,522|
|Average Home Value||$346,015|
|Median Household Income||$45,577|
|Average Household Income||$62,589|
|Per Capita Income||$22,810|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||2.58%|
|Per Capita Income||2.33%|
The table below compares Hilo 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.
|Total Population||# 4||98th|
|Population Density1||# 80||48th|
|Diversity Index2||# 37||77th|
|Median Household Income||# 121||21st|
|Per Capita Income||# 99||35th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Hawaii Census Data Comparison Tool.