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ZIP Code 96785

Post Office City:Volcano, HI (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: Hawaii County
Timezone: Pacific/Honolulu (5:27am)
Area code: 808 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:19.433, -155.234
ZIP (~800 yard radius)

Cities in ZIP code 96785

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Primary/preferred city:
Volcano, HI

Stats and Demographics for the 96785 ZIP Code

ZIP code 96785 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 96785 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also an extremely large number of single adults and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 96785 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,646
Population Density 10 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,776
Median Home Value $230,500
Land Area 259.34 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,256
Median Household Income $43,938

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 51Male Median Age: 51Female Median Age: 50

Under 57068138
85 Plus161733


 Male 1,323 50%
 Female 1,323 50%


 White 1,353 51.1%
 Black Or African American 20 0.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 10 0.4%
 Asian 307 11.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 261 9.9%
 Other Race 12 0.5%
 Two Or More Races 683 25.8%

Head of Household by Age

85 Plus18725

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 518 41%
 Single Guardian 147 12%
 Singles 472 38%
 Singles With Roommate 119 9%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,000 80%
 Households with Kids 256 20%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 96785 has a large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 96785 were primarily built in the 1980s or the 2000s. Looking at 96785 real estate data, the median home value of $230,500 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 96785 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 96785 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 96785 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,639 99.7%
 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 7 0.3%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 558 31%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 380 21%
 Renter Occupied Households 318 18%
 Households Vacant 520 29%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 43 8.3%
 Rented & Unoccupied 6 1.2%
 For Sale Only 38 7.3%
 Sold & Unoccupied 2 0.4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 284 54.6%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 147 28.3%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 48 17%
 2 Bedroom 162 57%
 3+ Bedroom 75 26%
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 $43,938 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 96785 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. A higher percentage of people in 96785 than almost anywhere in the country avoid a commute altogether by working at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 96785 can expect to fall in that range. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 892 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 606 28%
 No Earnings 658 31%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 892 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 606 28%
 No Earnings 658 31%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 946 79%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 47 4%
 Worked at Home 212 18%
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.

For more information, see Volcano, HI education levels.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 264 13%
 High School Graduate 852 43%
 Associate's degree 158 8%
 Bachelor's degree 416 21%
 Master's degree 254 13%
 Professional school degree 40 2%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 194 40%
 Enrolled in Private School 133 27%
 Not Enrolled in School 160 33%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 96785

ZIP Code 96785 is in the Hawaii Department of Education School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 96785.

Volcano School of Arts & Sciences - a Community Pcs
99-128 Old Volcano Rd
Volcano, HI 96785
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Hawaii Department of Education School District

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