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ZIP Code 96743

Primary City:Kamuela, HI (View All Cities)
County: Hawaii County
Timezone: Pacific/Honolulu (2:20pm)
Area code: 808 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:20.0, -155.6
ZIP (~21 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 96743

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 96743. 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 96743. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 96743, 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:
Kamuela, HI
Unacceptable:
Kawaihae

Stats and Demographics for the 96743 ZIP Code

ZIP code 96743 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 96743 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 parents and a slightly less than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 96743 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 12,160
Population Density 33 people per sq mi
Housing Units 5,668
Median Home Value $429,700
Land Area 372.51 sq mi
Water Area 14.14 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 4,339
Median Household Income $58,392

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 39Female Median Age: 41


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5394390784
5-9421417838
10-14426464890
15-19473399872
20-24292278570
25-29292331623
30-34358391749
35-39375399774
40-44348382730
45-49419444863
50-54443533976
55-59460535995
60-64458451909
65-69327304631
70-74163178341
75-79131136267
80-848497181
85 Plus58109167

Gender

 Male 5,922 49%
 Female 6,238 51%
Gender

Race

 White 4,399 36.2%
 Black Or African American 36 0.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 29 0.2%
 Asian 1,831 15.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1,941 16.0%
 Other Race 126 1.0%
 Two Or More Races 3,798 31.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24296796
25-34207283490
35-44398280678
45-54671295966
55-648482661,114
65-74486112598
75-8422860288
85 Plus8128109

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,307 53%
 Single Guardian 771 18%
 Singles 970 22%
 Singles With Roommate 291 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 2,765 64%
 Households with Kids 1,574 36%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
18285167
29763160
37581156
48174155
58377160
684100184
79467161
89392185
96781148
109575170
1181115196
126991160
137888166
1410395198
1597110207
1610898206
1712294216
186945114
197752129
205460114

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 96743 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more universities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 96743 were primarily built in the 2000s or the 1990s. Looking at 96743 real estate data, the median home value of $429,700 is extremely high compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 96743. Rentals in 96743 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 96743 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 11,915 98.0%
 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 39 0.3%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 206 1.7%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,145 38%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 803 14%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,391 25%
 Households Vacant 1,329 23%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 134 10.1%
 Rented & Unoccupied 7 0.5%
 For Sale Only 94 7.1%
 Sold & Unoccupied 19 1.4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 960 72.2%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 115 8.7%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 78 5%
 1 Bedroom 261 17%
 2 Bedroom 368 24%
 3+ Bedroom 797 53%
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 $58,392 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 96743 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. Instead of a commute, a higher percentage of people in 96743 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 96743. 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 3,392 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,681 30%
 No Earnings 2,768 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 3,392 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,681 30%
 No Earnings 2,768 31%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 4,022 77%
 Public transportation 81 2%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 379 7%
 Worked at Home 731 14%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 96743 has a very small percentage of people that did not graduate high school. 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 121 3%
 High School Graduate 1,960 52%
 Associate's degree 280 7%
 Bachelor's degree 987 26%
 Master's degree 252 7%
 Professional school degree 58 2%
 Doctorate degree 112 3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,037 75%
 Enrolled in Private School 561 21%
 Not Enrolled in School 134 5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 96743

ZIP Code 96743 is in the Hawaii Department of Education School District. There are 7 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 96743.

Kanu O Ka Aina - New Century Pcs
651170 Opelo Rd
Kamuela, HI 96743
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Hawaii Department of Education School District
Waimea Elementary School
671225 Mamalahoa Hwy
Kamuela, HI 96743
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Hawaii Department of Education School District
Waimea Middle - Pccs
671229 Mamalahoa Hwy
Kamuela, HI 96743
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Hawaii Department of Education School District
Parker School
65-1224 Lindsey Rd
Kamuela, HI 96743
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Waimea Country School
65-1237 Kawaihae Rd
Kamuela, HI 96743
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Hawai'I Montessori School - Kamuela Campus
64-1058 Mamalahoa Hwy
Kamuela, HI 96743
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Hawaii Preparatory Academy
65-1692 Kohala Mountain Rd
Kamuela, HI 96743
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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