Fern Acres, HI Profile: Facts & Data


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Fern Acres, Hawaii - Basic Facts

The Fern Acres Census Designated Place had a population of 1,640 as of July 1, 2018. Fern Acres 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 Fern Acres is located at latitude 19.5082 and longitude -155.0785 in Hawaii County. The formal boundaries for the Fern Acres Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 6.81 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Hawaii County is in the Hawaii time zone (GMT -10). The elevation is 1,532 feet.

The Fern Acres Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2414017) 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 Fern Acres Census Designated Place is located within Keaau-Mountain View Division of Hawaii County.

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Fern Acres, HI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 1,640
Population in Households 1,640
Population in Familes 1,244
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 241
Diversity Index3 89


Median Household Income $55,798
Average Household Income $74,824
Per Capita Income $29,074


Total Housing Units 758 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 513 (67.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 124 (16.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 121 (16.0%)
Median Home Value $178,043
Average Home Value $187,573


Total Households 637
Average Household Size 2.57
Family Households 381
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 1.05% 1.2%
Households 0.85% 1.17%
Families 0.49% 1.18%
Median Household Income   2.26%
Per Capita Income   2.68%

Fern Acres, HI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Fern Acres 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 # 105 31st
Population Density # 119 22nd
Diversity Index # 26 83rd
Median Household Income # 107 30th
Per Capita Income # 82 47th

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