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ZIP Code 96796

Primary City:Waimea, HI (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: Kauai County
Timezone: Pacific/Honolulu (7:22am)
Area code: 808 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:21.956, -159.665
ZIP (~500 yard radius)

Cities in ZIP code 96796

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 96796. 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 96796. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 96796, 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:
Waimea, HI

Stats and Demographics for the 96796 ZIP Code

ZIP code 96796 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 96796 are primarily two or more races. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a large number of single parents and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 96796 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,881
Population Density 41 people per sq mi
Housing Units 887
Median Home Value $370,400
Land Area 46.18 sq mi
Water Area 4.41 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 669
Median Household Income $68,125

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 44Male Median Age: 42Female Median Age: 46


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 57569144
5-9563894
10-14533790
15-195751108
20-245660116
25-295655111
30-345448102
35-39494190
40-445154105
45-496269131
50-548260142
55-599584179
60-646859127
65-69474491
70-74223961
75-79163753
80-84172946
85 Plus246791

Gender

 Male 940 50%
 Female 941 50%
Gender

Race

 White 336 17.9%
 Black Or African American 12 0.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 9 0.5%
 Asian 637 33.9%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 230 12.2%
 Other Race 6 0.3%
 Two Or More Races 651 34.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2432023
25-34165066
35-44384684
45-547278150
55-6411248160
65-74622890
75-84402464
85 Plus23932

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 321 48%
 Single Guardian 144 22%
 Singles 169 25%
 Singles With Roommate 35 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 462 69%
 Households with Kids 207 31%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
119928
2161531
3191635
471522
5151025
64711
714519
811718
912921
1011617
119817
1213821
13111021
149514
1591221
16131023
1713922
1812921
19101121
20141327

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 96796 has a large 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 96796 were primarily built in the 1950s or the 1940s. Looking at 96796 real estate data, the median home value of $370,400 is extremely high compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 96796 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 96796 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 96796 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,817 96.6%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 57 3.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 7 0.4%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 214 24%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 152 17%
 Renter Occupied Households 303 34%
 Households Vacant 218 25%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 13 6%
 Rented & Unoccupied 5 2%
 For Sale Only 5 2%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 155 71%
 For Migrant Workers 6 3%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 34 16%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 29 9%
 2 Bedroom 112 35%
 3+ Bedroom 182 56%
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 $68,125 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 96796 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. Most commuters in 96796 can expect to fall in that range. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 628 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 208 14%
 No Earnings 606 42%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 628 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 208 14%
 No Earnings 606 42%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 654 85%
 Public transportation 11 1%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 69 9%
 Worked at Home 39 5%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

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 37 6%
 High School Graduate 345 58%
 Associate's degree 54 9%
 Bachelor's degree 127 21%
 Master's degree 11 2%
 Professional school degree 7 1%
 Doctorate degree 14 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 323 80%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 81 20%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 96796

ZIP Code 96796 is in the Hawaii Department of Education School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 96796.

Niihau High & Elementary School
C/o Waimea High School
Waimea, HI 96796
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Hawaii Department of Education School District
Waimea Canyon Elementary & Intermediate School
9555 Huakai Rd
Waimea, HI 96796
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Hawaii Department of Education School District
Waimea High School
9707 Tsuchiya Rd
Waimea, HI 96796
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Hawaii Department of Education School District

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