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ZIP Code 96766

Primary City:Lihue, HI (View All Cities)
County: Kauai County
Timezone: Pacific/Honolulu (5:05pm)
Area code: 808 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:25, -169
ZIP (~656 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 96766

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 96766. 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 96766. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 96766, 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:
Lihue, HI

Stats and Demographics for the 96766 ZIP Code

ZIP code 96766 is located in central Hawaii and covers a slightly less than average 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 96766 are primarily Asian. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a large number of single parents and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 96766 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 14,683
Population Density 173 people per sq mi
Housing Units 5,296
Median Home Value $437,300
Land Area 84.90 sq mi
Water Area 5.16 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 4,728
Median Household Income $66,083

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 41Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 42

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male458509482494392455409474499585553547440306239163146188
Female450447506444358413395450492545533466442347263267247279
Total9089569889387508688049249911,1301,0861,013882653502430393467

Gender

 Male 7,339 50%
 Female 7,344 50%
Gender

Race

 White 2,844 19.4%
 Black Or African American 56 0.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 28 0.2%
 Asian 7,097 48.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1,072 7.3%
 Other Race 137 0.9%
 Two Or More Races 3,449 23.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner15135406633662458357178
Renter83318356394305186136106
Total984537621,027967644493284

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,313 49%
 Single Guardian 992 21%
 Singles 1,129 24%
 Singles With Roommate 294 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 2,975 63%
 Households with Kids 1,753 37%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male100811009710010911310978918810595103109103114897959
Female9799789577879092101108105981098610510986776779
Total197180178192177196203201179199193203204189214212200166146138

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 96766 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 96766 were primarily built in the 1980s or the 1970s. Looking at 96766 real estate data, the median home value of $437,300 is extremely high compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 96766 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 96766 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 96766 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 14,072 95.8%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 289 2.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 23 0.2%
 Nursing Facilities 116 0.8%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 183 1.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,961 37%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 883 17%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,884 36%
 Households Vacant 568 11%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 193 34%
 Rented & Unoccupied 5 1%
 For Sale Only 34 6%
 Sold & Unoccupied 10 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 234 41%
 For Migrant Workers 10 2%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 82 14%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 118 7%
 1 Bedroom 264 16%
 2 Bedroom 703 42%
 3+ Bedroom 593 35%
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 $66,083 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 96766 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 96766 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 5,247 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,903 24%
 No Earnings 3,998 33%
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 5,247 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,903 24%
 No Earnings 3,998 33%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 6,788 92%
 Public transportation 75 1%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 311 4%
 Worked at Home 165 2%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. 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 692 13%
 High School Graduate 3,082 57%
 Associate's degree 483 9%
 Bachelor's degree 722 13%
 Master's degree 195 4%
 Professional school degree 138 3%
 Doctorate degree 83 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,781 81%
 Enrolled in Private School 219 6%
 Not Enrolled in School 420 12%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 96766

ZIP Code 96766 is in the Hawaii Department of Education School District. There are 7 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 96766.

Kawaikini Ncpcs
3634 Lala Rd
Lihue, HI 96766
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Hawaii Department of Education School District
Elsie H Wilcox Elementary School
4319 Hardy St
Lihue, HI 96766
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Hawaii Department of Education School District
King Kaumualii Elementary School
4381 Hanamaulu Rd
Lihue, HI 96766
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Hawaii Department of Education School District
Chiefess Kamakahelei Middle School
4431 Nuhou St
Lihue, HI 96766
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Hawaii Department of Education School District
Kauai High School
3577 Lala Rd
Lihue, HI 96766
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Hawaii Department of Education School District
Island School
3-1875 Kaumualii Hwy
Lihue, HI 96766
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Olelo Christian Academy
4340 Nawiliwili Rd
Lihue, HI 96766
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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