Captain Cook, HI Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Captain Cook, Hawaii - Basic Facts

The Captain Cook Census Designated Place had a population of 3,738 as of July 1, 2018. Captain Cook ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Hawaii. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Captain Cook is located at latitude 19.4995 and longitude -155.8937 in Hawaii County. The formal boundaries for the Captain Cook Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 12.86 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Hawaii County is in the Hawaii time zone (GMT -10). The elevation is 1,247 feet.

The Captain Cook Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2414004) 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 Captain Cook Census Designated Place is located within South Kona Division of Hawaii County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Captain Cook population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2018.

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Captain Cook, HI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 3,738
Population in Households 3,738
Population in Familes 2,983
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 291
Diversity Index3 88


Median Household Income $59,726
Average Household Income $84,893
Per Capita Income $29,830


Total Housing Units 1,489 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 886 (59.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 462 (31.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 141 ( 9.5%)
Median Home Value $583,851
Average Home Value $595,965


Total Households 1,348
Average Household Size 2.77
Family Households 912
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.05% 1.21%
Households 0.84% 1.17%
Families 0.73% 1.16%
Median Household Income   2.97%
Per Capita Income   2.15%

Captain Cook, HI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Captain Cook to the other 151 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Hawaii by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 69 55th
Population Density # 115 25th
Diversity Index # 31 80th
Median Household Income # 96 37th
Per Capita Income # 74 52nd

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