Kealakekua, HI Profile: Facts & Data


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Kealakekua, Hawaii - Basic Facts

The Kealakekua Census Designated Place had a population of 2,201 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Kealakekua is located at latitude 19.5286 and longitude -155.9033 in Hawaii County. The formal boundaries for the Kealakekua Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 7.23 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Hawaii County is in the Hawaii time zone (GMT -10). The elevation is 1,427 feet.

The Kealakekua Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2414072) 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 Kealakekua Census Designated Place is located within South Kona Division of Hawaii County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Kealakekua: Karacacooa, Karakakoa, Karakakoua, Kealakeakua, Ke-ala-ke-kua.

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


Total Population 2,201
Population in Households 2,171
Population in Familes 1,685
Population in Group Qrtrs 30
Population Density2 305
Diversity Index3 86


Median Household Income $52,086
Average Household Income $79,675
Per Capita Income $30,504


Total Housing Units 870 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 448 (51.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 355 (40.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 67 ( 7.7%)
Median Home Value $553,385
Average Home Value $565,513


Total Households 803
Average Household Size 2.7
Family Households 516
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% 1.21%
Households 0.85% 1.19%
Families 1.19% 1.14%
Median Household Income   1.62%
Per Capita Income   1.73%

Kealakekua, HI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Kealakekua 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 # 94 38th
Population Density # 111 27th
Diversity Index # 53 64th
Median Household Income # 123 19th
Per Capita Income # 68 56th

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