Hickam Housing, Hawaii

Coordinates: 21°19′49″N 157°57′14″W / 21.33028°N 157.95389°W / 21.33028; -157.95389
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Hickam Housing
Hickam Air Force Base, Oʻahu, Hawaii
Hickam Air Force Base, Oʻahu, Hawaii
Hickam Housing is located in Hawaii
Hickam Housing
Hickam Housing
Coordinates: 21°19′49″N 157°57′14″W / 21.33028°N 157.95389°W / 21.33028; -157.95389
CountryUnited States
 • Total4.91 sq mi (12.70 km2)
 • Land4.61 sq mi (11.94 km2)
 • Water0.30 sq mi (0.77 km2)
6 ft (2 m)
 • Total7,581
 • Density1,644.83/sq mi (635.13/km2)
Time zoneUTC-10 (Hawaii-Aleutian)
Area code808
FIPS code15-14200

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 7,581 at the 2020 census. The CDP occupies the area is also referred to as Hickam Air Force Base.

A portion of Daniel K. Inouye International Airport is in the CDP.[2]


The Hickam Housing CDP is centered on 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.[3] 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.


Historical population
U.S. Decennial Census[4]

At the 2000 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 (1,706.2/km2). There were 1,718 housing units at an average density of 1,387.7 per square mile (535.8/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, of the 1,632 households, 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 households were one person, and 0.0% were one person aged 65 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% 65 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 household income was at Hickam was $42,298, and the median family income 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.


The Hawaii Department of Education operates public schools. Mokulele Elementary School is in the CDP.[2][5]

The private Assets School has its K-8 campus in Hickam Housing CDP..[2][6]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "2020 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved December 18, 2021.
  2. ^ a b c "2010 CENSUS - CENSUS BLOCK MAP (INDEX): Hickam Housing CDP, HI" (PDF). U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 2020-10-08. - A portion of the airport, Mokulele Elementary, and Assets School K-8 are on page 2
  3. ^ "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Heeia CDP, Hawaii". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 18 May 2012.
  4. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2016.
  5. ^ "Home". Mokulele Elementary School. Retrieved 2020-10-08. 250 Aupaka Street, Honolulu, HI 96818
  6. ^ "Home". Assets School. Retrieved 2020-10-08. Lower School (K-8) One Ohana Nui Way Honolulu, HI 96818 [...]