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Volcano, Hawaii - Basic Facts

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The Volcano Census Designated Place had a population of 2,795 as of July 1, 2017. Volcano 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 Volcano is located at latitude 19.478 and longitude -155.2521 in Hawaii County. The formal boundaries for the Volcano Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 58.56 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Hawaii County is in the Hawaii time zone (GMT -10). The elevation is 3,743 feet.

The Volcano Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2414149) 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 Volcano Census Designated Place is located within Keaau-Mountain View Division of Hawaii County.

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

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


Total Population 2,795
Daytime Population: Workers 525
Daytime Population: Residents 1,531
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,056
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.74
Population in Households 2,793
Population in Familes 2,032
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density2 48
Diversity Index3 85


Median Household Income $43,502
Average Household Income $57,850
Per Capita Income $24,175


Total Housing Units 1,848 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 958 (51.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 359 (19.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 531 (28.7%)
Median Home Value $229,771
Average Home Value $254,071


Total Households 1,317
Average Household Size 2.12
Family Households 739
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 1.14% 1.13%
Households 0.97% 1.1%
Families 1.74% 1.03%
Median Household Income   0.9%
Per Capita Income   1.83%

Volcano, HI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Volcano 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 # 83 46th
Population Density # 148 3rd
Diversity Index # 63 60th
Median Household Income # 137 10th
Per Capita Income # 105 31st

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