Paukaa, HI Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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The Paukaa Census Designated Place had a population of 429 as of July 1, 2017. Paukaa ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Hawaii. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Paukaa is located at latitude 19.7614 and longitude -155.0949 in Hawaii County. The formal boundaries for the Paukaa Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.43 sq. miles and a water area of 0.1 sq. miles. Hawaii County is in the Hawaii time zone (GMT -10). The elevation is 161 feet.

The Paukaa Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2414120) 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 Paukaa Census Designated Place is located within Papaikou-Wailea Division of Hawaii County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Paukaa 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 Paukaa: Pauka‘a.

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


Total Population 429
Daytime Population: Workers 17
Daytime Population: Residents 294
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 311
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.72
Population in Households 426
Population in Familes 338
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density2 1,008
Diversity Index3 88


Median Household Income $27,706
Average Household Income $49,003
Per Capita Income $19,562


Total Housing Units 212 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 122 (57.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 67 (31.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 23 (10.8%)
Median Home Value $360,000
Average Home Value $391,331


Total Households 189
Average Household Size 2.25
Family Households 124
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 0.13% 0.14%
Households -0.07% 0.11%
Families 0.57% 0.16%
Median Household Income   3.33%
Per Capita Income   2.76%

Paukaa, HI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Paukaa 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 # 140 8th
Population Density # 74 52nd
Diversity Index # 35 77th
Median Household Income # 151 1st
Per Capita Income # 138 9th

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