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ZIP Code 96797

Primary City:Waipahu, HI (View All Cities)
County: Honolulu County
Timezone: Pacific/Honolulu (6:43pm)
Area code: 808 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:21.39, -158.01
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 96797

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 96797. 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 96797. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 96797, 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:
Waipahu, HI

Stats and Demographics for the 96797 ZIP Code

ZIP code 96797 is located in southeast Hawaii and covers a slightly less than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has a slightly higher than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 96797 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 small number of single adults and a large number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 96797 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 72,289
Population Density 2,101 people per sq mi
Housing Units 19,986
Median Home Value $486,600
Land Area 34.40 sq mi
Water Area 1.77 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 19,189
Median Household Income $81,897

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 37Male Median Age: 36Female Median Age: 38

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male2,6452,5272,3952,4292,7172,8132,2512,4312,5462,7022,5872,2781,8311,333959688533489
Female2,3842,2972,2692,3672,3352,5582,2922,3942,4012,6412,6222,4062,0271,4641,132955792799
Total5,0294,8244,6644,7965,0525,3714,5434,8254,9475,3435,2094,6843,8582,7972,0911,6431,3251,288

Gender

 Male 36,154 50%
 Female 36,135 50%
Gender

Race

 White 5,674 7.8%
 Black Or African American 974 1.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 93 0.1%
 Asian 44,870 62.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 7,245 10.0%
 Other Race 548 0.8%
 Two Or More Races 12,885 17.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner779642,2883,3482,9621,6751,044292
Renter5351,6341,3621,245832482344105
Total6122,5983,6504,5933,7942,1571,388397

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 11,187 58%
 Single Guardian 4,041 21%
 Singles 2,892 15%
 Singles With Roommate 1,069 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 4
 Households without Kids 10,616 55%
 Households with Kids 8,573 45%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male559510496475502514530466515470501483471470485505472494473530
Female477512452448448469439475466477457426429480489468498454458431
Total1,0361,022948923950983969941981947958909900950974973970948931961

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 96797 has a small 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 96797 were primarily built in the 1980s or the 1990s. Looking at 96797 real estate data, the median home value of $486,600 is extremely high compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 96797. Rentals in 96797 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 96797 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 71,041 98.3%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 286 0.4%
 Juvenile Facilities 10 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 374 0.5%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 578 0.8%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 10,610 53%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,040 10%
 Renter Occupied Households 6,539 33%
 Households Vacant 797 4%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 337 42.3%
 Rented & Unoccupied 35 4.4%
 For Sale Only 204 25.6%
 Sold & Unoccupied 17 2.1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 54 6.8%
 For Migrant Workers 2 0.3%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 148 18.6%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 172 2%
 1 Bedroom 953 13%
 2 Bedroom 3,575 49%
 3+ Bedroom 2,574 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 $81,897 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 96797 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. ZIP code 96797 uses public transportation to get to work more than almost anywhere in the country. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 96797 has very few people that work at home. 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 96797. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. It is much more common for employees to have to travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment than most parts of country which could indicate bad traffic or that people typically live far from where they work.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 28,589 47%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 12,844 21%
 No Earnings 18,807 31%
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 28,589 47%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 12,844 21%
 No Earnings 18,807 31%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 30,512 82%
 Public transportation 4,242 11%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 366 1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 1,584 4%
 Worked at Home 610 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 2,847 11.4%
 High School Graduate 14,088 56.5%
 Associate's degree 3,018 12.1%
 Bachelor's degree 4,124 16.5%
 Master's degree 685 2.7%
 Professional school degree 134 0.5%
 Doctorate degree 27 0.1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 9,621 72%
 Enrolled in Private School 2,353 17%
 Not Enrolled in School 1,481 11%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 96797

ZIP Code 96797 is in the Hawaii Department of Education School District. There are 10 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 96797.

Honowai Elementary School
94600 Honowai St
Waipahu, HI 96797
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Hawaii Department of Education School District
August Ahrens Elementary School
941170 Waipahu St
Waipahu, HI 96797
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Hawaii Department of Education School District
Waipahu Elementary School
94465 Waipahu St
Waipahu, HI 96797
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Hawaii Department of Education School District
Kanoelani Elementary School
941091 Oli Lp
Waipahu, HI 96797
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Hawaii Department of Education School District
Kaleiopuu Elementary School
94665 Kaaholo St
Waipahu, HI 96797
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Hawaii Department of Education School District
Waikele Elementary School
941035 Kukula St
Waipahu, HI 96797
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Hawaii Department of Education School District
Waipahu Intermediate School
94455 Farrington Hwy
Waipahu, HI 96797
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Hawaii Department of Education School District
Waipahu High School
941211 Farrington Hwy
Waipahu, HI 96797
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Hawaii Department of Education School District
St Joseph School
94-651 Farrington Hwy
Waipahu, HI 96797
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Pearl Harbor Christian Academy
94-1044 Waipio Uka St
Waipahu, HI 96797
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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