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Keaau

  •   State: 
    Hawaii
      County: 
    Hawaii County
      City: 
    Keaau
      County FIPS: 
    15001
      Coordinates: 
    19°37′16″N 155°2′30″W
      Area total: 
    6.27 sq mi (16.25 km²)
      Area land: 
    6.27 sq mi (16.25 km²)
      Area water: 
    0.00 sq mi (0.00 km²)
      Elevation: 
    341 ft (104 m)
  •   Latitude: 
    19,6205
      Longitude: 
    -155,0373
      Dman name cbsa: 
    Hilo, HI
      Timezone: 
    Hawaii–Aleutian Standard Time (HST) UTC-10:00; Hawaii does not observe daylight saving time.
      ZIP codes: 
    96749
      GMAP: 

    Keaau, Hawaii County, Hawaii, United States

  •   Population: 
    1,195
      Population density: 
    190.50 residents per square mile of area (73.56/km²)
      Household income: 
    $61,923
      Households: 
    753
      Unemployment rate: 
    10.40%
  •   Sales taxes: 
    4.00%
      Income taxes: 
    8.25%

Keaau is on the east side of the island of Hawaii at 19°3716N 155°230W (19.621072, -155.041706) It is bordered to the southwest by Kurtistown. The Board on Geographic Names officially designated the populated place as Keaau in 2003. The population decreased by 12.1% from 2,253 at the time of the 2010 census. According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 2.6 square miles (6.7 km²), all of it land. The median household income was $39,722 and the median family income in 2000 was $43,347. About 9.6% of families and 12.3% of the population were below the poverty line in 2000, including 14.9% of those under age 18 and 9.0% of people age 65 or over. The average household size was 3.21. For every 100 females, there were 99.6 males. ForEvery 100 males there were 100.4 females. Males had a median income of $27,344 versus $23,287 for females. There were 757 housing units at an average density of 302.8 per square mile (116.9/km²). The racial makeup of the C DP was 12.38% White, 0.22% African American, 0.18% American Indian & Alaska Native, 52.02% Asian, 7.50% Native Hawaiian & Pacific Islander, and 0.44% from other races.

Geography

Keaau is on the east side of the island of Hawaii at 19°3716N 155°230W (19.621072, -155.041706) It is bordered to the southwest by Kurtistown. Hilo is 8 miles (13 km) to the north. According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 2.6 square miles (6.7 km²), all of it land. The Board on Geographic Names officially designated the populated place as Keaau in 2003. It is located on the island's east side, at the junction of Hawaii Route 11 (the Hawaii Belt Road) and Hawaii Route 130 (KeAau-Pahoa Road) The community is located in the eastern part of the Hawaiian island of Kaua'i, on the eastern tip of the Big Island of Hawaii. It has a population of 1,856. The CDP was officially designated as a populated place in 2003 by the U.S. Census Bureau. The community was first named in the early 20th century by the Hawaiian Islands Board of Geographic Names. It was named after the Hawaiian word for the same name, "keaau" (pronounced "kee-au"). It is also known as "Kaua" or "Kai" in the Hawaiian language, and as "kau" in Hawaiian. The town is home to the Kailua-Kona School District.

Demographics

At the 2010 census there were 2,253 people in 701 households residing in the Keaau CDP. The racial makeup of the CDP was 12.38% White, 0.22% African American, 1.18% American Indian & Alaska Native, 52.02% Asian, 7.50% Native Hawaiian & Pacific Islander, and 27.25% from two or more races. Of the 701 households, 28.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them. The average household size was 3.21. For every 100 females, there were 99.6 males. The median household income was $39,722 and the median family income in 2000 was $43,347. About 9.6% of families and 12.3% of the population were below the poverty line in 2000, including 14.9% of those under age 18 and 9.0%) of those age 65 or over. The CDP is located on the island of Kaua'i in the Hawaiian Archipelago. The island is home to the University of Hawaii at Hooligans, which was founded in 1883. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is based in the area and has a base station on Kaua’i, which is the island’s largest island. It is also home to a number of military bases, including the Hawaii Air National Guard and the Hawaii Army National Guard, which are based on the U.N. Hawaiian Islands.

Points of interest

Mauna Loa Macadamia Nut Corporation visitors center between Hilo and Keaau. Hiiaka's Healing Herb Garden. Hilo's Visitors' Center. MaunaLoa's Macadamias Nut Corporation visitor center. Hilio's Healing herb garden. HILIO'S Healing herb Garden. Kailua-Kona's healing Herb Garden, Hilo. Hulio's healing herb garden, Kailula. Kula's healing herbs garden, Hulula's Healing herbs garden. Kilauea's healing plants, Kula'a's Healing plants, Hilula'i Healing plants. Kilo'i's Healing Plants, Kulula 'i'i 'i', Hilo'a'i, Kaulu'i. Kululu's Healing Plant Garden, Kilulu' i'i'u'a. Kaululu 'i,' Hilulululurururu'u, Kana'u. Kualuluru 'I'i', Kulaululuru'u; Kulailulururu 'I', Kanaululuri'u'I'i; Kilaulururi 'i'; Kulaulauluru 'i'. Kulauuluri 'Ii'e 'Iiiaka' or 'Iliaka' in Iiiaka, Iliaka, Kualuulu, Iiliulu. Iliulaulu "I"i"e 'i"i, "Iliulu" or 'i", "i" in Iliuluru.

Air Quality, Water Quality, Superfund Sites & UV Index

The Air Quality index is in Keaau, Hawaii County, Hawaii = 87. These Air Quality index is based on annual reports from the EPA. Higher values are better (100=best). The number of ozone alert days is used as an indicator of air quality, as are the amounts of seven pollutants including particulates, carbon monoxide, sulfur dioxide, lead, and volatile organic chemicals. The Water Quality Index is 77. A measure of the quality of an area’s water supply as rated by the EPA. Higher values are better (100=best). The EPA has a complex method of measuring the watershed quality, using 15 indicators such as pollutants, turbidity, sediments, and toxic discharges. The Superfund Sites Index is 99. Higher is better (100=best). Based upon the number and impact of EPA Superfund pollution sites in the county, including spending on the cleanup efforts. The UV Index in Keaau = 9.7 and is a measure of an area's exposure to the sun's ultraviolet rays. This is most often a combination of sunny weather, altitude, and latitude. The UV Index has been defined by the WHO (www.who.int/news-room/questions-and-answers/item/radiation-the-ultraviolet-(uv)-index) and is uniform worldwide.

Employed

The most recent city population of 1,195 individuals with a median age of 36.6 age the population grows by 19.36% in Keaau, Hawaii County, Hawaii population since 2000 and are distributed over a density of 190.50 residents per square mile of area (73.56/km²). There are average 3.17 people per household in the 753 households with an average household income of $61,923 a year. The unemployment rate in Alabama is 10.40% of the available work force and has dropped -4.58% over the most recent 12-month period and the projected change in job supply over the next decade based on migration patterns, economic growth, and other factors will increase by 20.44%. The number of physicians in Keaau per 100,000 population = 185.3.

Weather

The annual rainfall in Keaau = 138.1 inches and the annual snowfall = 0 inches. The annual number of days with measurable precipitation (over .01 inch) = 257. The average number of days per year that are predominantly sunny = 173. 82 degrees Fahrenheit is the average daily high temperature for the month of July and 61.6 degrees Fahrenheit is the average daily low temperature for the month of January. The Comfort Index (higher=better) is 51, where higher values mean a more pleasant climate. The Comfort Index measure recognizes that humidity by itself isn't the problem. (Have you noticed nobody ever complains about the weather being 'cold and humid?) It's in the summertime that we notice the humidity the most, when it's hot and muggy. Our Comfort Index uses a combination of afternoon summer temperature and humidity to closely predict the effect that the humidity will have on people.

Median Home Cost

The percentage of housing units in Keaau, Hawaii County, Hawaii which are owned by the occupant = 67.20%. A housing unit is a house, apartment, mobile home, or room occupied as separate living quarters. The average age of homes = 20 years with median home cost = $287,600 and home appreciation of -9.45%. This is the value of the years most recent home sales data. Its important to note that this is not the average (or arithmetic mean). The median home price is the middle value when you arrange all the sales prices of homes from lowest to highest. This is a better indicator than the average, because the median is not changed as much by a few unusually high or low values. The property tax rate of $2.50 shown here is the rate per $1,000 of home value. If for simplification for example the tax rate is $14.00 and the home value is $250,000, the property tax would be $14.00 x ($250,000/1000), or $3500. This is the 'effective' tax rate.

  • Keaau's population in Hawaii County, Hawaii of 1,131 residents in 1900 has increased 1,06-fold to 1,195 residents after 120 years, according to the official 2020 census.

    Approximately 49.50% female residents and 50.50% male residents live in Keaau, Hawaii County, Hawaii.

    As of 2020 in Keaau, Hawaii County, Hawaii are married and the remaining 40.60% are single population.

  • 23.2 minutes is the average time that residents in Keaau require for a one-way commute to work. A long commute can have different effects on health. A Gallup poll in the US found that in terms of mental health, long haul commuters are up to 12 percent more likely to experience worry, and ten percent less likely to feel well rested. The Gallup poll also found that of people who commute 61­–90 minutes each day, a whopping one third complained of neck and back pain, compared to less than a quarter of people who only spend ten minutes getting to work.

    62.97% of the working population which commute to work alone in their car, 29.36% of the working population which commutes to work in a carpool, 1.80% of the population that commutes using mass transit, including bus, light rail, subway, and ferry. 3.88% of the population that has their home as their principal place of work.

  • Of the total residential buildings in Keaau, Hawaii County, Hawaii, 67.20% are owner-occupied homes, another 24.51% are rented apartments, and the remaining 8.29% are vacant.

  • The 38.32% of the population in Keaau, Hawaii County, Hawaii who identify themselves as belonging to a religion are distributed among the following most diverse religions.

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