Kurtistown, HI Profile: Facts & Data


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Kurtistown, Hawaii - Basic Facts

The Kurtistown Census Designated Place had a population of 1,414 as of July 1, 2018. Kurtistown 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 Kurtistown is located at latitude 19.5833 and longitude -155.0721 in Hawaii County. The formal boundaries for the Kurtistown Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.95 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Hawaii County is in the Hawaii time zone (GMT -10). The elevation is 564 feet.

The Kurtistown Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2414080) 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 Kurtistown Census Designated Place is located within Keaau-Mountain View Division of Hawaii County.

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


Total Population 1,414
Population in Households 1,410
Population in Familes 1,192
Population in Group Qrtrs 4
Population Density2 238
Diversity Index3 87


Median Household Income $78,304
Average Household Income $97,734
Per Capita Income $32,510


Total Housing Units 572 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 398 (69.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 112 (19.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 62 (10.8%)
Median Home Value $276,667
Average Home Value $333,543


Total Households 510
Average Household Size 2.76
Family Households 372
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 1.04% 1.19%
Households 0.84% 1.15%
Families 1.28% 1.16%
Median Household Income   1.92%
Per Capita Income   1.93%

Kurtistown, HI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Kurtistown 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 # 112 26th
Population Density # 121 21st
Diversity Index # 46 72nd
Median Household Income # 51 67th
Per Capita Income # 56 64th

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