Captain Cook is a very small coastal town (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Hawaii. With a population of 3,598 people and just one neighborhood, Captain Cook is the 35th largest community in Hawaii.
Real Estate Prices
Housing costs in Captain Cook are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in Hawaii.
Occupations and Workforce
Captain Cook is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 85.08% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Captain Cook is a town of sales and office workers, service providers and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Captain Cook who work in sales jobs (16.21%), management occupations (13.85%) and office and administrative support (12.72%).
Of important note, Captain Cook is also a town of artists. Captain Cook has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Captain Cook’s character.
Setting & Lifestyle
Residents will find that the town is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Captain Cook is worth considering.
Captain Cook is also nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Such areas are often places that visitors and locals go for waterfront activities or taking in the scenery.
Being a small town, Captain Cook does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.