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, 2019.

The primary coordinate point for Kealakekua is located at latitude 19.5208 and longitude -155.9225 in Hawaii County. The formal boundaries for the Kealakekua Census Designated Place 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, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Kealakekua, HI Housing Affordability Index is 62
State of Hawaii Housing Affordability Index is 65
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.

WEALTH INDEX

Kealakekua, HI Wealth Index is 93
State of Hawaii Wealth Index is 124
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.

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POPULATION

Total Population 2,201 (100%)
Population in Households 2,171 (98.6%)
Population in Families 1,676 (76.1%)
Population in Group Quarters1 30 ( 1.4%)
Population Density 305
Diversity Index2 86
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $59,981
Average Household Income $82,862
Per Capita Income $30,548
Wealth Index4 93

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 876 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 448 (51.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 357 (40.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 72 ( 8.2%)
Median Home Value $535,714
Housing Affordability Index3 62
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 804
Average Household Size 2.7
Family Households 517
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  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 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.
  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 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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.94% 0.91%
Households 0.77% 0.9%
Families 1.08% 0.91%
Median Household Income   2.39%
Per Capita Income   1.99%

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, 2019 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 # 112 26th
Diversity Index # 56 65th
Median Household Income # 111 27th
Per Capita Income # 69 55th

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