Waikoloa, HI 96738 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 96738: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Waikoloa, HI 96738

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 198
  • Single Family Addresses: 1,392
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 620
  • County: Hawaii County
  • Centroid: Latitude 19.827, Longitude -155.834
  • Time Zone: Hawaii Time Zone (UTC -10 hours)
  • Observes DST: No

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Waikoloa, HI 96738 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 5,129
Daytime Population: Workers 2,489
Daytime Population: Residents 2,515
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 5,004
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.98
Population in Households 5,122
Population in Familes 4,029
Population in Group Qrtrs 7
Population Density2 71
Diversity Index3 77


Median Household Income $74,647
Average Household Income $95,488
Per Capita Income $35,865


Total Housing Units 3,391 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,261 (37.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 659 (19.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,471 (43.4%)
Median Home Value $429,437
Average Home Value $467,526


Total Households 1,920
Average Household Size 2.67
Family Households 1,300
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.22% 1.19%
Households 1.04% 1.14%
Families 0.98% 1.1%
Median Household Income   1.04%
Per Capita Income   1.86%

Waikoloa, HI 96738 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 96738 to the other 93 ZIP Codes in Hawaii by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 46 52nd
Population Density # 64 32nd
Diversity Index # 64 32nd
Median Household Income # 28 71st
Per Capita Income # 22 77th

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