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ZIP Code 96742

Post Office City:Kalaupapa, HI (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: Kalawao County
Timezone: Pacific/Honolulu (4:16pm)
Area code: 808 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:21.17, -156.96
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 96742

The list below includes the cities that the US Post Office accepts for ZIP code 96742. The preferred city may not be the city in which the ZIP is located. The city for 96742 is usually the name of the main post office. When mailing your package or letter, always include the preferred or acceptable cities. Using any city in the list of unacceptable cities may result in delays.

Primary/preferred city:
Kalaupapa, HI

Stats and Demographics for the 96742 ZIP Code

ZIP code 96742 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 less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 96742 are primarily Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely large. There are also an extremely large number of single adults and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 96742 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 90
Population Density 8 people per sq mi
Housing Units 113
Land Area 11.99 sq mi
Water Area 5.45 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 69
Median Household Income $59,375

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 55Male Median Age: 50Female Median Age: 60

Under 5000
85 Plus101


 Male 42 47%
 Female 48 53%


 White 24 27%
 Black Or African American 0 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0%
 Asian 7 8%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 44 49%
 Other Race 1 1%
 Two Or More Races 14 16%

Head of Household by Age

85 Plus011

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 8 12%
 Single Guardian 5 7%
 Singles 51 74%
 Singles With Roommate 5 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 1
 Households without Kids 69 100%
 Households with Kids 0 0%
Households with Kids

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 96742 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 96742 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1940s. Rentals in 96742 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 96742 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 87 97%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 1 1%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 2 2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 0 0%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1 1%
 Renter Occupied Households 68 60%
 Households Vacant 44 39%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 2 5%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 0 0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 17 39%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 25 57%
Vacancy Reasons

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 3 7%
 1 Bedroom 15 33%
 2 Bedroom 20 43%
 3+ Bedroom 8 17%
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 $59,375 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 96742 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

ZIP 96742 is unusual in that "Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means" is the most frequent method of transportation to work instead of vehicles. 96742 is extremely friendly to pedestrians/cyclists and the percentage of people using these transportation methods to commute to work are among the highest in the country. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. The commute in 96742 is that short for a higher percentage of workers than almost anywhere in the United States. Many commuters should consider themselves lucky that they don't have a longer commute. 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 43 61%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 19 27%
 No Earnings 9 13%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 43 61%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 19 27%
 No Earnings 9 13%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 18 31%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 4 7%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 34 59%
 Worked at Home 2 3%
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. Despite the lower high school graduation rates, 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 8 12%
 High School Graduate 25 38%
 Associate's degree 5 8%
 Bachelor's degree 7 11%
 Master's degree 18 28%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 2 3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

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