Honolulu, HI 96821 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 96821: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Honolulu, HI 96821

Not Acceptable, USPS
HON, HI 96821
Hono, HI 96821

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 99
  • Single Family Addresses: 6,437
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 399
  • County: Honolulu County
  • Centroid: Latitude 21.289, Longitude -157.755
  • Time Zone: Hawaii Time Zone (UTC -10 hours)
  • Observes DST: No

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Honolulu, HI 96821 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 21,262
Population in Households 21,073
Population in Familes 18,181
Population in Group Qrtrs 189
Population Density1 1,634
Diversity Index2 71


Total Households 7,492
Average Household Size 2.81
Family Households 5,802
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 7,997 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,064 (75.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,428 (17.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 505 ( 6.3%)
Median Home Value $931,481
Average Home Value $946,360


Median Household Income $115,659
Average Household Income $161,399
Per Capita Income $57,191
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.52% 0.7%
Households 0.41% 0.61%
Families 0.39% 0.6%
Median Household Income   1.67%
Per Capita Income   1.68%
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.

Honolulu, HI 96821 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 96821 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 # 27 72nd
Population Density1 # 18 82nd
Diversity Index2 # 79 16th
Median Household Income # 1 100th
Per Capita Income # 2 99th

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