Kilauea, Hawaii

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Kilauea, Hawaii

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High Points

Kilauea strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Hawaii):

Category Trophy
Racial Diversity
(vs. Peers)
Top 4% trophy Kilauea Racial Diversity
Walking and Biking to Work
(vs. Peers)
Top 17% Kilauea Walking and Biking to Work

Comparative Profile of Kilauea, Hawaii

Comparing Kilauea to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Hawaii (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Racial Diversity 10 9
Male Share of the Population 9 7
Well-Paid Single Men 7 6
Well-Paid Single Women 6 6
Children Under 5 Years Old 5 4
Age of the Population 4 6
Senior Citizens 2 4
Female Share of the Population 2 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 10 6
Portion of People Married 6 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 8 5
Median Family Income 8 5
People in Middle Class or Better 6 5
People Above Poverty 5 4

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 10 9
Walking and Biking to Work 9 7
Short Commute Times 7 8
Public Transportation Use 6 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 10 8
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 9 7
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 8 6
Affordability of Property Taxes 7 6
People Living Alone 3 7
Affordability of Rents 1 2

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Kilauea Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 117 miles NW of Honolulu, Hawaii
County Kauai
Standard Zip Codes 96722, 96754
Phone Area Codes 808
Time Zone Hawaii (-10 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city does not observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 22.211
Longitude -159.412

Kilauea Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station LIHUE AP 1020.1
Distance 16.6 miles
Jan Temp 65 to 78 F
Apr Temp 69 to 79 F
Jul Temp 74 to 84 F
Oct Temp 73 to 84 F
Annual Precip 39.5 inches
Station WAIMEA 947
Distance 24.4 miles
Jan Temp 64 to 80 F
Apr Temp 65 to 83 F
Jul Temp 70 to 87 F
Oct Temp 69 to 86 F
Annual Precip 21.2 inches
Distance 96.1 miles
Jan Temp 61 to 79 F
Apr Temp 64 to 82 F
Jul Temp 68 to 86 F
Oct Temp 67 to 86 F
Annual Precip 54.6 inches
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Kilauea Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 2,092 100%
Male 1,060 50.7%
Female 1,032 49.3%
Under 18 613 29.3%
18+ 1,479 70.7%
65+ 200 9.6%
Median Age 36.3
Average Family Size 3.42
White 1,000 47.8%
African-American 14 0.7%
Asian 556 26.6%
American Indian & Alaskan 12 0.6%
Other 22 1.1%
Mixed Race 358 17.1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 149 7.1%

Kilauea Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 55.4%
German 6.9%
Irish 6.9%
English 5.4%
Italian 5%
US/American 2.1%
Norwegian 2.1%
French (except Basque) 2%
Portuguese 1.9%
Scotch-Irish 1.5%
Polish 1.4%
Russian 1.3%
Swedish 1.3%
Scottish 1.2%
Dutch 0.8%
European 0.8%
Basque 0.5%
Croatian 0.5%
Greek 0.4%
Danish 0.3%
Swiss 0.3%
Czechoslovakian 0.3%
Northern European 0.2%
Hungarian 0.2%
Austrian 0.2%
Australian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Kilauea 2,092 $48,824
Anahola 1,932 $41,302
Hanalei 478 $55,750
Hanamaulu 3,272 $51,042
Kapaa 9,472 $45,878
Lihue 5,674 $56,875
Princeville 1,698 $67,266
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