Demographics

People

Total Population896
Male Share of the Population54.1%
Female Share of the Population45.9%
Senior Citizens18.3%
Employed Population 16+349
Age of the Population44

Families

% of people married43%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher16.1%
Median Earnings25+$30,625
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$32,063

Wealth

Median Family Income$39,779
% Above Poverty Level75.2%
% Below Poverty Level24.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time23 minutes
% Working from Home4%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.7%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone26.3%
Median Gross Rent$797
Median House Value$275,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)80.2%
Portuguese7.1%
German4.1%
English2.9%
Swedish1.9%
US/American1.9%
Polish1%
Dutch0.6%
Norwegian0.4%
Irish0.3%
Czech0.2%
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Pahoa Almanac

CategoryValue
CountyHawaii County
Standard Zip Codes96778
Phone Area Codes808
Time ZonePacific/Honolulu
Approximate Latitude19.49
Approximate Longitude-154.94

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)

StationHILO INTL AP
Distance16.8 miles
Jan Temp64 to 79 F
Apr Temp66 to 79 F
Jul Temp69 to 83 F
Oct Temp69 to 83 F
Annual Precip126.2 inches
StationKULANI CAMP 79
Distance26.2 miles
Jan Temp43 to 63 F
Apr Temp46 to 61 F
Jul Temp50 to 65 F
Oct Temp50 to 66 F
Annual Precip107.9 inches
StationOPIHIHALE 2 24.1
Distance66.5 miles
Jan Temp57 to 77 F
Apr Temp59 to 78 F
Jul Temp64 to 80 F
Oct Temp62 to 81 F
Annual Precip38.4 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Hilo46,284$74,271
Keaau2,493$80,833
Kurtistown1,319$76,136
Mountain View3,269$53,423
Volcano3,218$62,245

Pahoa Public Schools

Hawaii Academy Of Arts & Science Pcs
15-1397 Homestead Rd
ZIP: 96778
(808) 965-3730
Other
Total Enrollment 547
Keonepoko Elementary School
15-890 Kahakai Blvd
ZIP: 96778
(808) 965-2131
Primary
Total Enrollment 610
Kua O Ka La - Ncpcs
14-5322 Kaimu-kapoho Rd
ZIP: 96778
(808) 965-5098
Other
Total Enrollment 229
Pahoa Elementary School
15-3030 Puna Rd
ZIP: 96778
(808) 965-2141
Primary
Total Enrollment 450
Pahoa High & Intermediate School
15-3038 Puna Rd
ZIP: 96778
(808) 965-2150
High
Total Enrollment 684

Pahoa Private Schools

Montessori Country School
15-3003 Old Pahoa Rd
ZIP: 96778
Elementary
Total Enrollment 6
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