Hickam Housing, Hawaii

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Hickam Housing, Hawaii
Census-designated place
Coordinates: 21°19′49″N 157°57′14″W / 21.33028°N 157.95389°W / 21.33028; -157.95389Coordinates: 21°19′49″N 157°57′14″W / 21.33028°N 157.95389°W / 21.33028; -157.95389
Country United States
State Hawaii
Area
 • Total 4.9 sq mi (12.6 km2)
 • Land 4.6 sq mi (11.9 km2)
 • Water 0.3 sq mi (0.8 km2)
Elevation 6 ft (2 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 6,920
Time zone Hawaii-Aleutian (UTC-10)
Area code(s) 808

Hickam Housing is a census-designated place comprising part of Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam in the City & County of Honolulu, Hawaii, United States. The population was 6,920 at the 2010 census.[1] The CDP occupies the area that was formerly the U.S. Air Force Hickam Field.

Geography[edit]

The Hickam Housing CDP is centered around 21°19′49″N 157°57′14″W / 21.33028°N 157.95389°W / 21.33028; -157.95389 (21.3306, -157.9541). According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 4.9 square miles (12.6 km2), of which 4.6 square miles (11.9 km2) is land and 0.31 square miles (0.8 km2), or 6.08%, is water.[2] The community is located on Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, primarily occupying the land that was formerly part of Hickam Air Force Base, but also occupying a small portion of land that was formerly part of Naval Station Pearl Harbor. The CDP is bordered to the east by Honolulu International Airport, to the south by Mamala Bay, to the west by the entrance to Pearl Harbor, and to the north by additional land within Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam.

Demographics[edit]

As of the 2000 United States Census, there were 5,471 people, 1,632 households, and 1,589 families residing at Hickam. The population density was 4,419.0 inhabitants per square mile (1,703.5/km²). There were 1,718 housing units at an average density of 1,387.7 per square mile (534.9/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 66.2% White, 11.7% Black, 0.6% Native American, 8.2% Asian, 1.0% Pacific Islander, 4.1% from other races, and 8.3% from two or more races. 8.4% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

In 2000, there were 1,632 households out of which 73.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 90.9% were married couples living together, 3.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 2.6% were non-families. 2.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 0.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.35 and the average family size was 3.40.

On the base, the population was spread out with 40.4% under the age of 18, 7.9% from 18 to 24, 45.5% from 25 to 44, 5.9% from 45 to 64, and 0.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 26 years. For every 100 females there were 102.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 100.2 males.

The median income for a household at Hickam was $42,298, and the median income for a family was $41,989. Males had a median income of $30,588 versus $23,548 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $15,039; 2.2% of the population and 2.1% of families were below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 2.6% of those under the age of 18 and 25.0% of those 65 and older were living below the poverty line.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Profile of General Population and Housing Characteristics: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (DP-1): Hickam Housing CDP, Hawaii". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved May 18, 2012. 
  2. ^ "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Heeia CDP, Hawaii". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved May 18, 2012.