Fern Acres, Hawaii

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Fern Acres, Hawaii
CDP
Location in Hawaii County and the state of Hawaii
Location in Hawaii County and the state of Hawaii
Coordinates: 19°30′43″N 155°5′24″W / 19.51194°N 155.09000°W / 19.51194; -155.09000Coordinates: 19°30′43″N 155°5′24″W / 19.51194°N 155.09000°W / 19.51194; -155.09000
Country United States
State Hawaii
County Hawaii
Area
 • Total 6.3 sq mi (16.2 km2)
 • Land 6.3 sq mi (16.2 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 1,532 ft (467 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,504
 • Density 238.7/sq mi (92.8/km2)
Time zone Hawaii-Aleutian (UTC-10)
Area code(s) 808
FIPS code 15-07542
GNIS feature ID 1852577

Fern Acres is a census-designated place (CDP) in Hawaiʻi County, Hawaiʻi, United States located in the District of Puna. The population was 756 at the 2000 census. The population increased by 98.9% to 1,504 at the 2010 census.

Geography[edit]

Fern Acres is located at 19°30′43″N 155°5′24″W / 19.51194°N 155.09000°W / 19.51194; -155.09000 (19.511846, -155.089878).[1]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 6.3 square miles (16 km2), all of it land.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 1,504 people in 594 households residing in the CDP. The population density was 238.7 people per square mile (92.8/km²). There were 704 housing units at an average density of 111.7 per square mile (43.5/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 39.30% White, 0.60% African American, 0.40% American Indian & Alaska Native, 6.58% Asian, 11.70% Native Hawaiian & Pacific Islander, 0.73% from other races, and 40.69% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 15.76% of the population.

There were 594 households out of which 24.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them. The average household size was 2.53.

In the CDP the population was spread out with 24.1% under the age of 18, 7.5% from 18 to 24, 12.0% from 25 to 34, 21.5% from 35 to 49, 25.3% from 50 to 64, and 9.5% who were 65 years of age or older. For every 100 females there were 105.7 males. For every 100 males there were 94.6 females.

The median income for a household in the CDP at the 2000 census was $31,250, and the median income for a family was $32,981. Males had a median income at the 2000 census of $20,417 versus $23,250 for females. The per capita income for the CDP at the 2000 census was $11,876. About 10.9% of families and 16.4% of the population were below the poverty line at the 2000 census, including 12.4% of those under age 18 and none of those age 65 or over.

References[edit]

US Census Bureau - 2010 Population Finder - Fern Acres CDP

  1. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.