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Kurtistown, Hawaii

Kurtistown, Hawaii
Census-designated place
Kurtistown welcome sign
Kurtistown welcome sign
Location in Hawaii County and the state of Hawaii
Location in Hawaii County and the state of Hawaii
Country United States
State Hawaii
County Hawaii
 • Total 5.8 sq mi (15.1 km2)
 • Land 5.8 sq mi (15.1 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 633 ft (193 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,298
 • Density 223.8/sq mi (86.0/km2)
Time zone Hawaii-Aleutian (UTC-10)
ZIP code 96760
Area code(s) 808
FIPS code 15-42800
GNIS feature ID 0361629

Kurtistown is a census-designated place (CDP) in Hawaiʻi County, Hawaiʻi, United States located in the District of Puna. The population was 1,157 at the 2000 census. The population increased by 12.2% to 1,298 at the 2010 census.[1]


Kurtistown is located at (19.590584, -155.070142).[2]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 5.8 square miles (15 km2), all of it land.


As of the census of 2010, there were 1,298 people in 476 households residing in the CDP. The population density was 223.8 people per square mile (86.5/km²). There were 532 housing units at an average density of 91.7 per square mile (35.5/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 19.49% White, 0.23% African American, 0.31% American Indian & Alaska Native, 35.82% Asian, 9.40% Native Hawaiian & Pacific Islander, 0.69% from other races, and 34.05% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 10.02% of the population.[3]

There were 476 households out of which 26.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them. The average household size was 2.73.[4]

In the Kurtistown CDP the population was spread out with 22.6% under the age of 18, 8.9% from 18 to 24, 8.7% from 25 to 34, 18.9% from 35 to 49, 24.7% from 50 to 64, and 16.3% who were 65 years of age or older. For every 100 females there were 99.4 males. For every 100 males there were 100.6 females.[5]

The median income for a household in the CDP at the 2000 census was $46,012, and the median income for a family in 2000 was $51,176. Males had a median income in 2000 of $35,000 versus $26,875 for females. The per capita income for the CDP in 2000 was $16,528. About 6.5% of families and 8.4% of the population were below the poverty line in 2000, including 7.2% of those under age 18 and 2.0% of those age 65 or over.


  1. ^ US Census Bureau - 2010 Population Finder - Kurtistown CDP
  2. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990".  
  3. ^ US Census Bureau - 2010 Population Finder - Kurtistown CDP
  4. ^ US Census Bureau - 2010 Population Finder - Kurtistown CDP
  5. ^ US Census Bureau - 2010 Population Finder - Kurtistown CDP
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