Volcano, HI Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Volcano, Hawaii - Basic Facts

The Volcano Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Hawaii County at latitude 19.478 and longitude -155.2521. Hawaii County is in the Hawaii time zone (GMT -10). The elevation is 3,743 feet.

The formal official name is the Volcano Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Volcano, Hawaii.

The U5 Census Class Code for Volcano indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The formal boundaries for the Volcano Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 58.56 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Volcano Census Designated Place, HI Boundary Map


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

POPULATION

Total Population 2,607
Population in Households 2,605
Population in Familes 1,894
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density1 45
Diversity Index2 85
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,253
Average Household Size 2.08
Family Households 703
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,784 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 906 (50.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 347 (19.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 531 (29.8%)
Median Home Value $427,517
Average Home Value $495,585
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $39,081
Average Household Income $58,185
Per Capita Income $24,878
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.29% 0.64%
Households 0.48% 0.74%
Families 1.79% 0.59%
Median Household Income   1.84%
Per Capita Income   3.01%
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.

Volcano, HI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Volcano 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 # 83 46th
Population Density1 # 148 3rd
Diversity Index2 # 60 61st
Median Household Income # 132 13th
Per Capita Income # 82 46th

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