Hilo Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Hilo, HI

General Hilo Information

State: Hawaii

County: Hawaii County

Close cities: Papaikou, HI, Hawaiian Acres, HI, Wainaku, HI, Honomu, HI, Pepeekeo, HI, Paukaa, HI, Kurtistown, HI, Hawaiian Paradise Park, HI, Mountain View, HI, Keaau, HI

Hilo Population (census data)
Total 47,317
Male 23,159 (48.9%)
Female 24,158 (51.1%)

Population Density: 872 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 96.4 (US Avg is 100)

Hilo Elevation: 38 feet above sea level

Land Area: 54.3 square miles

Median Household Income: $58,122

Zip Codes: 96720, and 96721.

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Hilo Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • Two or more races (29.7%)
  • Japanese (26.7%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (15.9%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander (13.1%)
  • Hispanic (8.8%)
  • Filipino (5.8%)
  • Other Asian (3.1%)
  • American Indian (2.6%)
  • Chinese (1.6%)
  • Korean (1.0%)
  • Other race (0.9%)
Ancestry Information:
  • Portuguese (9.0%)
  • German (3.1%)
  • English (3.0%)
  • Irish (2.4%)
  • Italian (1.2%)
  • United States (1.1%)
Foriegn Born: 2,937 people (6.2%)
  • Asia (82.0%)
  • Oceania (18.0%)

Hilo School Information

High Schools
Hilo High School (556 Waianuenue Avenue, Hilo, HI, 96720 - Hilo-Laupahoehoe-Waiakea District)
Waiakea High School (155 Kawili Street, Hilo, HI, 96720 - Hilo-Laupahoehoe-Waiakea District)
Elementary Schools
Desilva Elementary School (278 Ainako Avenue, Hilo, HI, 96720 - Hilo-Laupahoehoe-Waiakea District)
Haaheo Elementary School (121 Haaheo Road, Hilo, HI, 96720 - Hilo-Laupahoehoe-Waiakea District)
Hilo Union Elementary School (506 Waianuenue Avenue, Hilo, HI, 96720 - Hilo-Laupahoehoe-Waiakea District)
Kapiolani Elementary School (966 Kilauea Avenue, Hilo, HI, 96720 - Hilo-Laupahoehoe-Waiakea District)
Kaumana Elementary School (1710 Kaumana Drive, Hilo, HI, 96720 - Hilo-Laupahoehoe-Waiakea District)
Keaukaha Elementary School (240 Desha Avenue, Hilo, HI, 96720 - Hilo-Laupahoehoe-Waiakea District)
Waiakea Elementary School (180 West Puainako Street, Hilo, HI, 96720 - Hilo-Laupahoehoe-Waiakea District)
Waiakeawaena Elementary School (2420 Kilauea Avenue, Hilo, HI, 96720 - Hilo-Laupahoehoe-Waiakea District)
Other/Private Schools
Connections New Century Public Charter School (174 Kamehameha Avenue, Hilo, HI, 96720 - Hilo-Laupahoehoe-Waiakea District)
Hilo Intermediate School (587 Waianuenue Avenue, Hilo, HI, 96720 - Hilo-Laupahoehoe-Waiakea District)
Ka 'Umeke Ka'eo Public Charter School (222 Desha Avenue, Hilo, HI, 96720 - Hilo-Laupahoehoe-Waiakea District)
Ke Ana La'ahana Public Charter School (1500 Kalanianaole Highway, Hilo, HI, 96720 - Hilo-Laupahoehoe-Waiakea District)
Waiakea Intermediate School (200 West Puainako Street, Hilo, HI, 96720 - Hilo-Laupahoehoe-Waiakea District)
Waters of Life New Century Public Charter School (100 Kamakahonu Street, Hilo, HI, 96720 - Kau-Keaau-Pahoa District)

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