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ZIP Code 96740

Primary City:Kailua Kona, HI (View All Cities)
County: Hawaii County
Timezone: Pacific/Honolulu (11:36pm)
Area code: 808 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:19.7, -155.8
ZIP (~21 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 96740

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 96740. In addition to the primary city for a ZIP code, USPS also publishes a list of other acceptable cities that can be used with ZIP code 96740. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 96740, you should not use any of the cities listed as unacceptable. Choose from the primary or acceptable cities when mailing your package or letter.

Primary city:
Kailua Kona, HI

Stats and Demographics for the 96740 ZIP Code

ZIP code 96740 is located in southeast Hawaii and covers a large land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has a slightly less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 96740 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of single adults and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 96740 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 33,321
Population Density 141 people per sq mi
Housing Units 16,843
Median Home Value $439,200
Land Area 236.42 sq mi
Water Area 28.17 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 12,365
Median Household Income $61,875

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 42Male Median Age: 41Female Median Age: 42

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,0379929779798571,1261,0971,0781,1221,1991,2921,4451,351888530357231180
Female1,0349439658528591,1061,0769971,0291,1771,3991,5171,246872520351283357
Total2,0711,9351,9421,8311,7162,2322,1732,0752,1512,3762,6912,9622,5971,7601,050708514537

Gender

 Male 16,738 50%
 Female 16,583 50%
Gender

Race

 White 15,447 46.4%
 Black Or African American 189 0.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 153 0.5%
 Asian 4,961 14.9%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 3,730 11.2%
 Other Race 930 2.8%
 Two Or More Races 7,911 23.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner424279381,5552,2661,332599186
Renter3121,1611,0311,014841391165105
Total3541,5881,9692,5693,1071,723764291

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 6,219 50%
 Single Guardian 1,850 15%
 Singles 2,984 24%
 Singles With Roommate 1,312 11%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 8,633 70%
 Households with Kids 3,732 30%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male223213209178204216199194179204195197162219192208213222144155
Female222199201199184196184182197183181185211205166200184158144151
Total445412410377388412383376376387376382373424358408397380288306

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 96740 has a large percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 96740 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 2000s. Looking at 96740 real estate data, the median home value of $439,200 is extremely high compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 96740 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 96740 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 96740 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 32,731 98.2%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 3 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 101 0.3%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 160 0.5%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 326 1.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 5,559 33%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,786 11%
 Renter Occupied Households 5,020 30%
 Households Vacant 4,478 27%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 1,336 29.8%
 Rented & Unoccupied 27 0.6%
 For Sale Only 401 9.0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 74 1.7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 2,298 51.3%
 For Migrant Workers 5 0.1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 337 7.5%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 480 10%
 1 Bedroom 978 20%
 2 Bedroom 1,748 36%
 3+ Bedroom 1,643 34%
Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

Cost of Monthly Rent Including Utilities

Cost of a Studio Apartment

Cost of a 1 Bedroom

Cost of a 2 Bedroom

Cost of a 3+ Bedroom

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

The median household income of $61,875 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 96740 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 96740 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. It is very uncommon, compared to the rest of the US, for employees to have to travel more than 45 minutes to their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 11,967 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 8,311 29%
 No Earnings 8,775 30%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Sources of Household Income

Percent of Households Receiving Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Investment Income

Percent of Households Receiving Investment Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Retirement Income

Percent of Households Receiving Retirement Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 11,967 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 8,311 29%
 No Earnings 8,775 30%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 14,685 84.6%
 Public transportation 33 0.2%
 Taxicab 43 0.2%
 Motorcycle 461 2.7%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 871 5.0%
 Worked at Home 1,257 7.2%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The area has some of the highest percentages of people who attended college of any ZIP.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 1,275 10%
 High School Graduate 7,002 56%
 Associate's degree 950 8%
 Bachelor's degree 2,347 19%
 Master's degree 538 4%
 Professional school degree 271 2%
 Doctorate degree 218 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 4,379 72.5%
 Enrolled in Private School 947 15.7%
 Not Enrolled in School 717 11.9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 96740

ZIP Code 96740 is in the Hawaii Department of Education School District. There are 9 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 96740.

West Hawaii Explorations Academy - Pcs
734460 Queen Kaahumanu Hwy
Kailua-kona, HI 96740
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Hawaii Department of Education School District
Innovations - Pcs
755815 Queen Kaahumanu Hwy
Kailua-kona, HI 96740
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Hawaii Department of Education School District
Kealakehe Elementary School
745118 Kealakaa St
Kailua-kona, HI 96740
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Hawaii Department of Education School District
Kahakai Elementary School
76147 Royal Poinciana Dr
Kailua-kona, HI 96740
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Hawaii Department of Education School District
Kealakehe Intermediate School
745062 Onipaa St
Kailua-kona, HI 96740
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Hawaii Department of Education School District
Kealakehe High School
745000 Puohulihuli St
Kailua-kona, HI 96740
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Hawaii Department of Education School District
University of the Nations Preschool
75-5851 Kuakini Hwy Ste 228
Kailua Kona, HI 96740
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Hawaii Montessori School at Kona
74-978 Manawalea St
Kailua Kona, HI 96740
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Kona Christian Academy
74-4907 Palani Rd
Kailua Kona, HI 96740
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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