Kailua Kona, HI 96740 ZIP Code Profile


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ZIP Code 96740: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Kailua Kona, HI 96740

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,633
  • Single Family Addresses: 10,722
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,924
  • County: Hawaii County
  • Centroid: Latitude 19.665, Longitude -155.981
  • Time Zone: Hawaii Time Zone (UTC -10 hours)
  • Observes DST: No

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Kailua Kona, HI 96740 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 37,315
Population in Households 36,753
Population in Familes 28,117
Population in Group Qrtrs 562
Population Density1 209
Diversity Index2 82


Total Households 13,702
Average Household Size 2.68
Family Households 8,952
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 18,633 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8,053 (43.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,649 (30.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 4,931 (26.5%)
Median Home Value $475,722
Average Home Value $533,506


Median Household Income $60,167
Average Household Income $78,853
Per Capita Income $29,883
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.67% 1.51%
Households 1.52% 1.42%
Families 1.5% 1.41%
Median Household Income   1.88%
Per Capita Income   1.6%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Kailua Kona, HI 96740 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 96740 to the other 93 ZIP Codes in Hawaii by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 17 83rd
Population Density1 # 45 53rd
Diversity Index2 # 53 44th
Median Household Income # 43 55th
Per Capita Income # 34 65th

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