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Mountain View, Hawaii
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
Area
 • Total 54.95 sq mi (142.32 km2)
 • Land 54.95 sq mi (142.31 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.01 km2)
Elevation
1,434 ft (437 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total 4,215
 • Density 76.71/sq mi (29.62/km2)
Time zone UTC-10 (Hawaii-Aleutian)
ZIP code
96771
Area code(s) 808
FIPS code 15-53300
GNIS feature ID 0362495

Mountain View is a census-designated place (CDP) in Hawaii County, Hawaii, United States located in the District of Puna. The population was 3,924 at the 2010 census, up from 2,799 at the 2000 census.

Geography

Mountain View is located at 19°32′23″N 155°8′29″W / 19.53972°N 155.14139°W / 19.53972; -155.14139 (19.539730, -155.141348).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 56.6 square miles (146.7 km²), all of it land.

Climate data for Mountain View
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °F (°C) 87
(30.6)
86
(30)
85
(29.4)
83
(28.3)
84
(28.9)
90
(32.2)
85
(29.4)
88
(31.1)
87
(30.6)
87
(30.6)
84
(28.9)
87
(30.6)
90
(-17.8)
Average high °F (°C) 74.8
(23.78)
74.1
(23.39)
73.4
(23)
73.8
(23.22)
75
(23.9)
76.9
(24.94)
77.2
(25.11)
78.1
(25.61)
78.7
(25.94)
78.2
(25.67)
76
(24.4)
74.5
(23.61)
75.89
(24.384)
Daily mean °F (°C) 65.8
(18.78)
65.4
(18.56)
65.3
(18.5)
66.1
(18.94)
67.2
(19.56)
68.7
(20.39)
69.4
(20.78)
70.1
(21.17)
70.0
(21.11)
69.6
(20.89)
68.0
(20)
66.3
(19.06)
67.66
(19.81)
Average low °F (°C) 56.8
(13.78)
56.6
(13.67)
57.2
(14)
58.4
(14.67)
59.3
(15.17)
60.5
(15.83)
61.6
(16.44)
62.1
(16.72)
61.3
(16.28)
60.9
(16.06)
59.9
(15.5)
58
(14.4)
59.38
(15.213)
Record low °F (°C) 43
(6.1)
38
(3.3)
45
(7.2)
47
(8.3)
49
(9.4)
49
(9.4)
52
(11.1)
52
(11.1)
51
(10.6)
48
(8.9)
47
(8.3)
42
(5.6)
38
(-17.8)
Rainfall inches (mm) 12.69
(322.3)
16.99
(431.5)
20.88
(530.4)
21.14
(537)
15.62
(396.7)
9.69
(246.1)
12.88
(327.2)
15.29
(388.4)
9.92
(252)
12.84
(326.1)
19.79
(502.7)
17.87
(453.9)
185.6
(4,714.2)
Avg. precipitation days 19 20 25 26 27 25 27 27 23 24 23 23 289
Source: WRCC

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
2020 4,215
U.S. Decennial Census

At the 2010 census, there were 3,924 people in 1,318 households residing in the CDP. The population density was 69.3 people per square mile (26.7/km2). There were 1,510 housing units at an average density of 26.7 per square mile (10.3/km2). The racial makeup of the CDP was 24.90% White, 0.38% African American, 0.71% American Indian and Alaska Native, 16.00% Asian, 9.89% Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander, 1.68% from other races, and 46.43% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 20.41% of the population.

Of the 1,318 households, 34.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them. The average household size was 2.98.

In the Mountain View CDP the population was spread out, with 29.6% under the age of 18, 8.8% from 18 to 24, 12.4% from 25 to 34, 18.0 from 35 to 49, 21.5% from 50 to 64, and 9.7% 65 or older. For every 100 females, there were 96.9 males. For every 100 males there were 103.2 females.

The median household income was $26,860 and the median income in 2000 for a family was $33,750. Males had a median income in 2000 of $24,250 versus $22,135 for females. The per capita income for the CDP in 2000 was $13,229. About 23.6% of families and 30.3% of the population were below the poverty line in 2000, including 45.7% of those under age 18 and 5.0% of those age 65 or over.

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