Kurtistown, HI Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Kurtistown, Hawaii - Basic Facts

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The Kurtistown Census Designated Place had a population of 1,349 as of July 1, 2016. Kurtistown ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Hawaii. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Kurtistown is located at latitude 19.5833 and longitude -155.0721 in Hawaii County. The formal boundaries for the Kurtistown Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.95 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Hawaii County is in the Hawaii time zone (GMT -10). The elevation is 564 feet.

The Kurtistown Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2414080) 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 Kurtistown Census Designated Place is located within Keaau-Mountain View Division of Hawaii County.

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


Total Population 1,349
Population in Households 1,346
Population in Familes 1,135
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density1 227
Diversity Index2 86


Total Households 490
Average Household Size 2.75
Family Households 357
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 550 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 368 (66.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 121 (22.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 60 (10.9%)
Median Home Value $289,423
Average Home Value $319,687


Median Household Income $68,504
Average Household Income $89,411
Per Capita Income $29,929
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.62% 0.82%
Households 0.46% 0.68%
Families 1.02% 0.66%
Median Household Income   2.15%
Per Capita Income   1.49%
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.

Kurtistown, HI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Kurtistown 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 # 112 26th
Population Density1 # 122 20th
Diversity Index2 # 47 70th
Median Household Income # 61 60th
Per Capita Income # 57 63rd

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