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Kealakekua, Hawaii - Basic Facts

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

It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Hawaii County at latitude 19.5208 and longitude -155.9225. Hawaii County is in the Hawaii time zone (GMT -10). The elevation is 1,427 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Kealakekua Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 7.23 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Kealakekua: Karacacooa, Karakakoa, Karakakoua, Kealakeakua, Ke-ala-ke-kua.

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Kealakekua, HI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Kealakekua 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 # 94 38th
Population Density1 # 108 29th
Diversity Index2 # 55 65th
Median Household Income # 117 23rd
Per Capita Income # 80 48th

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

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

POPULATION

Total Population 2,100
Population in Households 2,070
Population in Familes 1,599
Population in Group Qrtrs 30
Population Density1 291
Diversity Index2 85
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 778
Average Household Size 2.66
Family Households 498
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 842 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 402 (47.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 376 (44.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 64 ( 7.6%)
Median Home Value $406,538
Average Home Value $393,142
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $49,681
Average Household Income $67,280
Per Capita Income $25,114
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.93% 1.14%
Households 0.9% 1.06%
Families 1.47% 1.02%
Median Household Income   2.82%
Per Capita Income   1.97%
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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