Lawai, HI 96765 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 96765: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Lawai, HI 96765

  • ZIP Code Type: PO BOX
  • Businesses Addresses: 68
  • Single Family Addresses: 0
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Kauai County
  • Centroid: Latitude 21.927, Longitude -159.508
  • Time Zone: Hawaii Time Zone (UTC -10 hours)
  • Observes DST: No

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Lawai, HI 96765 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,130
Population in Households 1,111
Population in Familes 886
Population in Group Qrtrs 19
Population Density1 1,423
Diversity Index2 85


Total Households 425
Average Household Size 2.61
Family Households 292
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 459 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 257 (56.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 168 (36.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 34 ( 7.4%)
Median Home Value $619,932
Average Home Value $658,171


Median Household Income $61,404
Average Household Income $81,431
Per Capita Income $32,124
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.49% 1.38%
Households 1.55% 1.37%
Families 1.5% 1.33%
Median Household Income   2.26%
Per Capita Income   1.87%
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.

Lawai, HI 96765 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 96765 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 # 74 22nd
Population Density1 # 19 81st
Diversity Index2 # 35 65th
Median Household Income # 39 59th
Per Capita Income # 27 72nd

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