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ZIP Code 96755

Primary City:Kapaau, HI (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: Hawaii County
Timezone: Pacific/Honolulu (5:08pm)
Area code: 808 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:20.24, -155.80
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 96755

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 96755. 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 96755. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 96755, 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:
Kapaau, HI

Stats and Demographics for the 96755 ZIP Code

ZIP code 96755 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 96755 are primarily two or more races. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. There are also a large number of single parents and a slightly less than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 96755 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 3,575
Population Density 62 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,384
Median Home Value $328,100
Land Area 57.98 sq mi
Water Area 14.54 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,222
Median Household Income $49,125

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 42Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 43


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5104125229
5-9134106240
10-14136110246
15-1910999208
20-248589174
25-29105101206
30-3411083193
35-39100100200
40-44120120240
45-49106134240
50-54127117244
55-59128146274
60-64137131268
65-69104107211
70-746265127
75-794464108
80-84404585
85 Plus315182

Gender

 Male 1,782 50%
 Female 1,793 50%
Gender

Race

 White 967 27.0%
 Black Or African American 9 0.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 10 0.3%
 Asian 964 27.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 249 7.0%
 Other Race 66 1.8%
 Two Or More Races 1,310 36.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2442024
25-344873121
35-4410089189
45-5414268210
55-6422980309
65-7416242204
75-849120111
85 Plus45954

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 607 50%
 Single Guardian 261 21%
 Singles 271 22%
 Singles With Roommate 83 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 788 64%
 Households with Kids 434 36%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1173047
2242145
3233356
4262248
5311344
6292352
7332154
8262450
9152540
10272350
11262450
12252449
13241135
14342862
15252348
16162137
17252954
1826733
19171936
20201636

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 96755 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 96755 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1980s. Looking at 96755 real estate data, the median home value of $328,100 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 96755 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 96755 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 96755 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 3,550 99.3%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 25 0.7%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 517 37%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 304 22%
 Renter Occupied Households 401 29%
 Households Vacant 162 12%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 31 19%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 1%
 For Sale Only 17 10%
 Sold & Unoccupied 3 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 67 41%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 42 26%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 62 22%
 2 Bedroom 28 10%
 3+ Bedroom 191 68%
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 $49,125 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 96755 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. 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 96755. 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 909 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 536 23%
 No Earnings 883 38%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 909 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 536 23%
 No Earnings 883 38%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,041 87%
 Public transportation 10 1%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 83 7%
 Worked at Home 62 5%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 111 10.5%
 High School Graduate 730 68.9%
 Associate's degree 52 4.9%
 Bachelor's degree 156 14.7%
 Master's degree 5 0.5%
 Professional school degree 0 0.0%
 Doctorate degree 6 0.6%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 405 82%
 Enrolled in Private School 20 4%
 Not Enrolled in School 70 14%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 96755

ZIP Code 96755 is in the Hawaii Department of Education School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 96755.

Kohala Elementary School
543609 Akoni Pule Hwy
Kapaau, HI 96755
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Hawaii Department of Education School District
Kohala Middle School
534155 Akoni Pule Hwy
Kapaau, HI 96755
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Hawaii Department of Education School District
Kohala High School
543611 Akoni Pule Hwy
Kapaau, HI 96755
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Hawaii Department of Education School District

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