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People

Total Population 826
Male Share of the Population 51.3%
Female Share of the Population 48.7%
Senior Citizens 14.9%
Employed Population 16+ 355
Age of the Population 44

Families

% of people married 34.8%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 25%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $32,500
% Above Poverty Level 73.8%
% Below Poverty Level 26.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 27 minutes
% Working from Home 2.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work 7%
% Using Public Transportation 2%

Housing

People Living Alone 35.8%
Median Gross Rent $733
Median House Value $228,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 82.4%
US/American 2.1%
English 5.4%
Irish 2.3%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Pahoa Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 228 miles SE of Honolulu, Hawaii
County Hawaii
Standard Zip Codes 96778
Phone Area Codes 808
Time Zone Hawaii (-10 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city does not observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 19.52
Longitude -154.9

Pahoa Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station HILO INTL AP
Distance 16.8 miles
Jan Temp 64 to 79 F
Apr Temp 66 to 79 F
Jul Temp 69 to 83 F
Oct Temp 69 to 83 F
Annual Precip 126.2 inches
Station KULANI CAMP 79
Distance 26.2 miles
Jan Temp 43 to 63 F
Apr Temp 46 to 61 F
Jul Temp 50 to 65 F
Oct Temp 50 to 66 F
Annual Precip 107.9 inches
Station OPIHIHALE 2 24.1
Distance 66.5 miles
Jan Temp 57 to 77 F
Apr Temp 59 to 78 F
Jul Temp 64 to 80 F
Oct Temp 62 to 81 F
Annual Precip 38.4 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Hilo 45,380 $69,561
Keaau 2,415 $69,792
Kurtistown 1,070 $64,531
Mountain View 3,088 $54,453
Volcano 2,430 $50,955

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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Pahoa High Schools

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PAHOA HIGH & INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL
15-3038 PUNA ROAD
808-965-2150
A Title I School.
Serves 788 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 14.2

HAWAII ACADEMY OF ARTS & SCIENCES PCS
15-2874 PAHOA VILLAGE ROAD UN
808-965-3730
A Charter School.
A Title I School.
Serves 130 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 13

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