Laupahoehoe, HI Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Laupahoehoe, Hawaii - Basic Facts

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The Laupahoehoe Census Designated Place had a population of 631 as of July 1, 2017. Laupahoehoe 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 Laupahoehoe is located at latitude 19.9762 and longitude -155.2375 in Hawaii County. The formal boundaries for the Laupahoehoe Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.12 sq. miles and a water area of 0.25 sq. miles. Hawaii County is in the Hawaii time zone (GMT -10). The elevation is 433 feet.

The Laupahoehoe Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2414085) 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 Laupahoehoe Census Designated Place is located within North Hilo Division of Hawaii County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Laupahoehoe population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Laupahoehoe: Loapahahoe.

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Laupahoehoe, HI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 631
Daytime Population: Workers 204
Daytime Population: Residents 348
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 552
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.87
Population in Households 631
Population in Familes 527
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 297
Diversity Index3 87


Median Household Income $49,213
Average Household Income $66,240
Per Capita Income $22,457


Total Housing Units 252 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 165 (65.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 64 (25.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 22 ( 8.7%)
Median Home Value $234,615
Average Home Value $322,440


Total Households 230
Average Household Size 2.74
Family Households 164
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.15% 1.12%
Households 1.0% 1.02%
Families 0.87% 1.07%
Median Household Income   0.75%
Per Capita Income   1.94%

Laupahoehoe, HI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Laupahoehoe to the other 151 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Hawaii by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 132 13th
Population Density # 114 25th
Diversity Index # 45 70th
Median Household Income # 128 16th
Per Capita Income # 116 24th

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