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The Honalo CDP(1) had a population of 2,561 as of July 1, 2021. Honalo 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 Honalo is located at latitude 19.5424 and longitude -155.9286 in Hawaii County. The formal boundaries for the Honalo Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 29.58 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Hawaii County is in the Hawaii time zone (GMT -10). The elevation is 1,460 feet.

The Honalo Census Designated Place 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 Honalo Census Designated Place is located within North Kona Division of Hawaii County.

  1. A Census Designated Place (CDP) is a statistical counterpart to a self-governing (incorporated) place such as a city, town, or village. A CDP is not a legal entity and has no governmental functions.

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Honalo, HI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2021)


Total Population 2,561 (100%)
Population in Households 2,500 (97.6%)
Population in Families 1,883 (73.5%)
Population in Group Quarters1 61 ( 2.4%)
Population Density 87
Diversity Index2 83


Median Household Income $63,478
Average Household Income $95,180
% of Income for Mortgage4 45%
Per Capita Income $34,544
Wealth Index5 118


Total HU (Housing Units) 978 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 536 (54.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 300 (30.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 142 (14.5%)
Median Home Value $673,977
Average Home Value $736,754
Housing Affordability Index3 61


Total Households 836
Average Household Size 2.99
Family Households 546
Average Family Size 3
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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 races 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.


2010-2021 2021-2026
Population 0.49% 0.71%
Households 0.39% 0.71%
Families -0.08% 0.69%
Median Household Income   2.65%
Per Capita Income   3.37%
Owner Occupied HU   0.88%

Honalo, HI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Honalo to the other 151 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Hawaii by rank and percentile using July 1, 2021 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 # 86 44th
Population Density # 140 8th
Median Household Income # 112 26th
Housing Affordability Index # 39 26th
Per Capita Income # 61 60th
Diversity Index # 79 49th

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