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ZIP Code 96778

Primary City:Pahoa, HI (View All Cities)
County: Hawaii County
Timezone: Pacific/Honolulu (9:52am)
Area code: 808 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:19.4, -155.0
ZIP (~12 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 96778

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 96778. 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 96778. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 96778, 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:
Pahoa, HI

Stats and Demographics for the 96778 ZIP Code

ZIP code 96778 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 96778 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 small number of families and a large number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 96778 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 14,409
Population Density 54 people per sq mi
Housing Units 6,685
Median Home Value $175,400
Land Area 269.10 sq mi
Water Area 10.59 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 5,478
Median Household Income $31,422

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 39Male Median Age: 39Female Median Age: 39

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male5315064645074164584274134384685896816033372491306553
Female49344147547940248741042739750459062750133618612510688
Total1,0249479399868189458378408359721,1791,3081,104673435255171141

Gender

 Male 7,335 51%
 Female 7,074 49%
Gender

Race

 White 5,939 41%
 Black Or African American 128 1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 157 1%
 Asian 1,965 14%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1,823 13%
 Other Race 163 1%
 Two Or More Races 4,234 29%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner463044768091,20859023577
Renter130392337358331137444
Total1766968131,1671,53972727981

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,102 38%
 Single Guardian 1,196 22%
 Singles 1,628 30%
 Singles With Roommate 552 10%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 3,762 69%
 Households with Kids 1,716 31%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male109116102107110941129010086981077697107109106909598
Female1029991841027677959187103901009511110398947371
Total211215193191212170189185191173201197176192218212204184168169

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 96778 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 96778 were primarily built in the 2000s or the 1970s. Looking at 96778 real estate data, the median home value of $175,400 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 96778 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 96778 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 96778 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 14,380 99.8%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 29 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,026 30%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,719 26%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,733 26%
 Households Vacant 1,207 18%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 125 10.4%
 Rented & Unoccupied 9 0.7%
 For Sale Only 119 9.9%
 Sold & Unoccupied 25 2.1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 502 41.6%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 426 35.3%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 60 4%
 1 Bedroom 106 6%
 2 Bedroom 451 27%
 3+ Bedroom 1,054 63%
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 $31,422 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 96778 may not be as nice as other parts of town.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. Instead of a commute, a higher percentage of people in 96778 are able to work from home than most places in the nation. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. However, that is not the case in 96778. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 2,799 26%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,667 24%
 No Earnings 5,444 50%
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 2,799 26%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,667 24%
 No Earnings 5,444 50%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 3,398 80%
 Public transportation 109 3%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 211 5%
 Worked at Home 552 13%
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 654 14%
 High School Graduate 2,626 56%
 Associate's degree 459 10%
 Bachelor's degree 610 13%
 Master's degree 221 5%
 Professional school degree 64 1%
 Doctorate degree 69 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,334 81%
 Enrolled in Private School 352 12%
 Not Enrolled in School 203 7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 96778

ZIP Code 96778 is in the Hawaii Department of Education School District. There are 6 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 96778.

Hawaii Academy of Arts & Science Pcs
151397 Homestead Rd
Pahoa, HI 96778
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Hawaii Department of Education School District
Kua O Ka La - Pcs
145322 Kaimu/kapoho Rd
Pahoa, HI 96778
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Hawaii Department of Education School District
Pahoa Elementary School
153030 Puna Rd
Pahoa, HI 96778
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Hawaii Department of Education School District
Keonepoko Elementary School
15890 Kahakai Blvd
Pahoa, HI 96778
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Hawaii Department of Education School District
Pahoa High & Intermediate School
153038 Puna Rd
Pahoa, HI 96778
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Hawaii Department of Education School District
Montessori Country School
15-3003 Old Pahoa Rd
Pahoa, HI 96778
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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