Waimea, HI 96796 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 96796: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Waimea, HI 96796

  • ZIP Code Type: PO BOX
  • County: Kauai County
  • Centroid: Latitude 21.963, Longitude -159.669
  • Time Zone: Hawaii Time Zone (UTC -10 hours)
  • Observes DST: No
  • Businesses Addresses: 92
  • PO Box Addresses: 883
  • Residential Addresses: 25
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 25

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Database updated: August 1, 2019, Maps updated: August 2, 2019.

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Waimea, HI 96796 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Waimea, HI 96796 Housing Affordability Index is 115
State of Hawaii Housing Affordability Index is 65
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Waimea, HI 96796 Wealth Index is 109
State of Hawaii Wealth Index is 124
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 1,921
Population in Households 1,855
Population in Familes 1,520
Population in Group Qrtrs 66
Population Density 39
Diversity Index1 87
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $80,770
Average Household Income $98,663
Per Capita Income $34,280
Wealth Index3 109

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 781 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 332 (42.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 334 (42.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 115 (14.7%)
Median Home Value $390,991
Housing Affordability Index2 115
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 666
Average Household Size 2.79
Family Households 465
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.27% 0.2%
Households 0.08% 0.12%
Families 0.09% 0.13%
Median Household Income   1.65%
Per Capita Income   1.49%

Waimea, HI 96796 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 96796 to the other 94 ZIP Codes in Hawaii by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 66 31st
Population Density # 70 27th
Diversity Index # 20 78th
Median Household Income # 32 67th
Per Capita Income # 30 69th

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