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96766 Zip Code (Lihue, HI) Detailed Profile




Cities: Lihue, HI (8.27%), Hanamaulu, HI (1.61%), Puhi, HI (0.99%)
County: Kauai County, HI
Estimated zip code population in 2021: 17,534
Zip code population in 2010: 14,683
Zip code population in 2000: 12,011

Houses and condos: 5,534
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,874
% of renters here:

38%
State:

37%
March 2022 cost of living index in zip code 96766: 101.1 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 84.9 sq. mi.
Water area: 5.2 sq. mi.
Population density: 207 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2021:
This zip code:

0.2% ($1,541)
Hawaii:

0.3% ($1,971)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2021: $1,738 (0.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2021: $1,363 (0.2%)

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Males: 8,689  (49.6%)
Females: 8,845  (50.4%)

For population 25 years and over in 96766:

  • High school or higher: 90.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 27.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.2%
  • Unemployed: 2.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 14.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 96766:

  • Never married: 32.1%
  • Now married: 51.1%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 5.5%
  • Divorced: 9.7%

Zip code 96766 compared to state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Races in zip code 96766 (2021)
    • 8,04345.9%Asian
    • 3,86922.1%Two or more races
    • 2,40213.7%White
    • 2,00111.4%Hispanic or Latino
    • 9765.6%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander
    • 1691.0%Black
    • 720.4%American Indian
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Urban population: 16,827
Rural population: 706

Estimated median house/condo value in 2021: $679,887
96766:

$679,887
Hawaii:

$722,500



According to our research of Hawaii and other state lists, there were 49 registered sex offenders living in 96766 zip code as of February 23, 2024.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in zip code 96766 is 373 to 1.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

41.2 years
Hawaii median age:

40.2 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

3.4 people
Hawaii:

2.9 people

Averages for the 2020 tax year for zip code 96766, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2020: $65,989 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$65,989
State:

$72,945

Salary/wage: $49,995 (reported on 82.1% of returns)
Here:

$49,995
State:

$57,697
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1148.6% for AGIs below $25k, 3647.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 6701.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 10180.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 19348.0% for AGIs $100k-200k, 70540.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,146 (reported on 37.8% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,146
Hawaii:

$1,356
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 15.5% for AGIs below $25k, 18.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 30.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 84.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 154.3% for AGIs $100k-200k, 2130.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Ordinary dividends: $4,363 (reported on 17.4% of returns)
Here:

$4,363
State:

$6,387
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 21.7% for AGIs below $25k, 26.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 58.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 127.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 345.3% for AGIs $100k-200k, 3480.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$18,518 (reported on 15.5% of returns)
Here:

+$18,518
State:

+$23,240
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 10.5% for AGIs below $25k, 43.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 84.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 156.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 801.8% for AGIs $100k-200k, 23422.5% for AGIs over 200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$13,312 (reported on 14.2% of returns)
Here:

+$13,312
State:

+$15,381
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 42.1% for AGIs below $25k, 99.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 198.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 289.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 769.3% for AGIs $100k-200k, 8416.3% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $15,851 (reported on 8.4% of returns)
96766:

$15,851
Hawaii:

$19,883
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 52.5% for AGIs below $25k, 62.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 148.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 331.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 749.5% for AGIs $100k-200k, 3100.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Self-employed (Keogh) retirement plans: $23,550 (reported on 0.4% of returns)
96766:

$23,550
Hawaii:

$25,010
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 157.0% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Total itemized deductions: $33,299 (reported on 10.7% of returns)
Here:

$33,299
State:

$33,097
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 72.8% for AGIs below $25k, 113.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 314.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 804.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1958.8% for AGIs $100k-200k, 12743.8% for AGIs over 200k)

Charity contributions: $6,136 (reported on 7.3% of returns)
Here:

$6,136
State:

$7,368
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 8.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 31.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 72.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 248.0% for AGIs $100k-200k, 2176.3% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxes paid: $7,546 (reported on 10.5% of returns)
96766:

$7,546
State:

$7,601
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 6.8% for AGIs below $25k, 18.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 64.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 183.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 577.0% for AGIs $100k-200k, 2110.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Earned income credit: $1,980 (reported on 13.5% of returns)
Here:

$1,980
State:

$2,008
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 82.1% for AGIs below $25k, 65.3% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2020 taxes: 90.1%
Here:

90%
State:

89%
(% for various income ranges: 90.0% for AGIs below $25k, 90.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 89.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 90.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 90.6% for AGIs $100k-200k, 90.6% for AGIs over 200k)

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 96766, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $50,751 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$50,751
State:

$57,303

Salary/wage: $42,851 (reported on 84.8% of returns)
Here:

$42,851
State:

$47,500
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 77.2% for AGIs below $25k, 84.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 79.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 76.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 69.7% for AGIs $100k-200k, 37.7% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $931 (reported on 37.6% of returns)
This zip code:

$931
Hawaii:

$1,212
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.9% for AGIs below $25k, 0.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.5% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.7% for AGIs over 200k)

Ordinary dividends: $4,670 (reported on 18.0% of returns)
Here:

$4,670
State:

$5,430
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.2% for AGIs below $25k, 0.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.3% for AGIs $100k-200k, 5.6% for AGIs over 200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$4,053 (reported on 12.6% of returns)
Here:

+$4,053
State:

+$13,910
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.4% for AGIs $100k-200k, 4.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$12,588 (reported on 15.1% of returns)
Here:

+$12,588
State:

+$15,881
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.1% for AGIs below $25k, 2.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 4.2% for AGIs $100k-200k, 7.2% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $11,736 (reported on 8.3% of returns)
96766:

$11,736
Hawaii:

$15,720
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.2% for AGIs below $25k, 1.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.7% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Self-employment retirement plans: $21,180 (reported on 0.6% of returns)
96766:

$21,180
Hawaii:

$20,355

Total itemized deductions: $23,159 (24% of AGI, reported on 28.8% of returns)
Here:

$23,159
State:

$25,496

Here:

24.0% of AGI
State:

23.1% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 6.8% for AGIs below $25k, 8.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 12.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 15.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 17.3% for AGIs $100k-200k, 15.1% for AGIs over 200k)

Charity contributions: $2,984 (reported on 24.1% of returns)
Here:

$2,984
State:

$3,353
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.6% for AGIs below $25k, 0.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.9% for AGIs $100k-200k, 2.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxes paid: $7,088 (reported on 28.4% of returns)
96766:

$7,088
State:

$8,029
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.9% for AGIs below $25k, 1.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 4.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 5.6% for AGIs $100k-200k, 7.9% for AGIs over 200k)

Earned income credit: $2,012 (reported on 18.3% of returns)
Here:

$2,012
State:

$2,113
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.7% for AGIs below $25k, 1.1% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 58.8%
Here:

59%
State:

53%
(% for various income ranges: 54.5% for AGIs below $25k, 56.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 60.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 67.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 67.6% for AGIs $100k-200k, 85.7% for AGIs over 200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 96766, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $42,317 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$42,317
State:

$46,564

Salary/wage: $36,227 (reported on 85.0% of returns)
Here:

$36,227
State:

$39,831
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 165.3% for AGIs below $10k, 81.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 84.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 80.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 78.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 49.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,071 (reported on 56.5% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,071
Hawaii:

$1,263
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.8% for AGIs below $10k, 1.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $2,227 (reported on 22.8% of returns)
Here:

$2,227
State:

$3,145
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.0% for AGIs below $10k, 1.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.9% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$16,528 (reported on 16.6% of returns)
Here:

+$16,528
State:

+$16,059
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -2.4% for AGIs below $10k, -0.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 19.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$10,927 (reported on 15.9% of returns)
Here:

+$10,927
State:

+$13,847
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -5.4% for AGIs below $10k, 3.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 3.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 4.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 6.7% for AGIs over 100k)

IRA payment deduction: $2,888 (reported on 2.4% of returns)
96766:

$2,888
Hawaii:

$2,867
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Self-employed pension: $11,706 (reported on 1.0% of returns)
Here:

$11,706
Hawaii:

$15,523

Total itemized deductions: $18,407 (24% of AGI, reported on 33.2% of returns)
Here:

$18,407
State:

$20,647

Here:

24.3% of AGI
State:

23.5% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 15.9% for AGIs below $10k, 8.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 13.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 16.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 17.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 14.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $2,513 (3% of AGI, reported on 30.5% of returns)
Here:

$2,513
State:

$2,966

Here:

3.3% of AGI
State:

3.3% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.0% for AGIs below $10k, 0.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $5,929 (reported on 75.4% of returns)
96766:

$5,929
State:

$7,224
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.7% for AGIs below $10k, 4.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 6.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 10.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 17.4% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,557 (reported on 14.1% of returns)
Here:

$1,557
State:

$1,536

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 64.3%
Here:

64%
State:

58%
(% for various income ranges: 60.2% for AGIs below $10k, 62.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 63.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 68.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 68.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 75.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2021:
This zip code:

$85,391
Hawaii:

$84,857
Lihue, HI (96766) map Nearest zip codes: 96756, 96746, 96765, 96741, 96751, 96703.
Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

42.7%
Hawaii:

41.2%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

10.2%
Hawaii:

50.6%
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 687
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 4,298


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 170 (118 now married, 52 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 3,737 (1,669 now married, 2,066 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 96766 with a mortgage: 2,119 (308 second mortgage, 293 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $2,610
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $562

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2021:
This zip code:

7.8%
Whole state:

11.2%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2021:
This zip code:

4.0%
Whole state:

5.6%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.4
State:

5.4
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.1
State:

4.0
  • Notable locations in this zip code not listed on our city pages

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  • Notable locations in zip code 96766: Ahukini Landing (A), Malae Heiau (B), Hikina o ka la Heiau (C), Lower Powerhouse (D), Upper Powerhouse (E), Kauai Lagoons Golf Course (F), Wailua County Golf Course (G), Nawiliwili Light Station (H), Hauola City of Refuge (I), Ahukini Camp (J), Lihue Public Library (K), Lihue Music Hall (L), Kauai Museum (M), Kauai County Courthouse (N), Grove Farm Homestead Plantation Museum (O), Albert Spencer Wilcox Memorial Library (P), Kauai Fire Department Lihue Station (Q). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Shopping Centers: Kukui Grove Shopping Center (1), Anchor Cove Shopping Center (2), Kuhio Mall Shopping Center (3), Lihue Shopping Center (4), Pacific Ocean Plaza Shopping Center (5), Rice Shopping Center (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Churches in zip code 96766 include: Immaculate Conception Roman Catholic Church (A), East Kauai Methodist Church (B), Lihue Baptist Church (C), Lihue Christian Church (D), Lihue Lutheran Church (E), Saint Michael and All Angels Church (F), Tensho Kotai Jingu Kyo (G), Lihue Hongwanji Mission (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Cemetery: Kauai Memorial Gardens (1). Display/hide its location on the map

    Reservoirs: Aii Reservoir (A), Halenanahu Reservoir (B), Pukaki Reservoir (C), Kapaia Reservoir (D), Papuaa Reservoir (E), Menehune Fishpond (F), De Mello Reservoir (G), Okinawa Reservoir (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Streams, rivers, and creeks: Papuaa Stream (A), Waiahi Stream (B), Kaulu Stream (C), Waiaka Stream (D), Papakolea Stream (E), Pāohia Stream (F), Palikea Stream (G), Puhi Stream (H), Puali Stream (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Parks in zip code 96766 include: Lydgate State Park (1), Isenberg Park (2), Lihue Park (3), Hulē‘ia National Wildlife Refuge (4), Vidinha Stadium (5), Ahukini Recreation Pier State Park (6), Lau Kona Park (7), Nukolii Beach Park (8), Niumalu Beach Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Beaches: Kipu Kai Beach (A), Kalapaki Beach (B), Ninini Beach (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Year house built
  • Year house built (houses)
  • 02020 or later
  • 4752010 to 2019
  • 7652000 to 2009
  • 1,1211990 to 1999
  • 1,0231980 to 1989
  • 9231970 to 1979
  • 4281960 to 1969
  • 3171950 to 1959
  • 2791940 to 1949
  • 1311939 or earlier
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Lihue, HI (96766)
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Lihue, HI (96766)
  • 28no bedroom
  • 521 bedroom
  • 5902 bedrooms
  • 1,7953 bedrooms
  • 4714 bedrooms
  • 1585+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Lihue, HI (96766)
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Lihue, HI (96766)
  • 154no bedroom
  • 2171 bedroom
  • 7392 bedrooms
  • 5363 bedrooms
  • 1454 bedrooms
  • 815+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Lihue, HI (96766) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Lihue, HI (96766) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 113no vehicle
  • 7711 vehicle
  • 1,0032 vehicles
  • 6693 vehicles
  • 3234 vehicles
  • 2165+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Lihue, HI (96766) in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Lihue, HI (96766) in renter-occupied apartments
  • 157no vehicle
  • 6581 vehicle
  • 6662 vehicles
  • 2963 vehicles
  • 184 vehicles
  • 855+ vehicles

  • Zip code 96766 household income distribution in 2021

  • Zip code 96766 household income distribution in 2021
  • 350Less than $10,000
  • 94$10,000 to $14,999
  • 122$15,000 to $19,999
  • 277$20,000 to $24,999
  • 142$25,000 to $29,999
  • 205$30,000 to $34,999
  • 124$35,000 to $39,999
  • 91$40,000 to $44,999
  • 106$45,000 to $49,999
  • 316$50,000 to $59,999
  • 412$60,000 to $74,999
  • 689$75,000 to $99,999
  • 533$100,000 to $124,999
  • 502$125,000 to $149,999
  • 529$150,000 to $199,999
  • 491$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2021 in zip code 96766

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2021 in zip code 96766
  • 9$150,000 to $174,999
  • 131$200,000 to $249,999
  • 13$250,000 to $299,999
  • 453$300,000 to $399,999
  • 541$400,000 to $499,999
  • 1,712$500,000 to $749,999
  • 442$750,000 to $999,999
  • 328$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 35$1,500,000 to $1,999,999
  • 36$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2021 in zip code 96766

  • Rent paid by renters in 2021 in zip code 96766
  • 16$200 to $249
  • 47$350 to $399
  • 121$400 to $449
  • 36$500 to $549
  • 22$550 to $599
  • 6$600 to $649
  • 8$650 to $699
  • 11$700 to $749
  • 79$800 to $899
  • 171$900 to $999
  • 213$1,000 to $1,249
  • 267$1,250 to $1,499
  • 450$1,500 to $1,999
  • 178$2,000 to $2,499
  • 135$2,500 to $2,999
  • 8$3,000 to $3,499
  • 126No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2021: $1,568.


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2021: $1,780,326.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2021 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $944,747
  • Asian householders: $698,830
  • Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander householders: $509,398
  • Two or more races householders: $768,747
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $729,483

Estimated median house or condo value in 2021: $679,887
96766:

$679,887
Hawaii:

$722,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $506,260 - $833,334

Mean price in 2021:

Detached houses: $984,592
Here:

$984,592
State:

$910,189

Townhouses or other attached units: $842,484
Here:

$842,484
State:

$867,390

In 2-unit structures: $1,005,384
Here:

$1,005,384
State:

$829,246

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $1,005,917
Here:

$1,005,917
State:

$663,771

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $218,050
Here:

$218,050
State:

$506,452

Mobile homes: $1,019,212
Here:

$1,019,212
State:

$150,854
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 96766
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 3,009
  • One, attached: 666
  • Two: 151
  • 3 or 4: 244
  • 5 to 9: 300
  • 10 to 19: 645
  • 20 to 49: 221
  • 50 or more: 283
  • Mobile homes: 14

Unemployment: 2.9%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 96766

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 96766
  • 68.1%5,812Drove a car alone
  • 15.3%1,309Carpooled
  • 0.6%54Bus or trolley bus
  • 0.4%31Bicycle
  • 1.5%128Walked
  • 0.8%67Other means
  • 10.4%889Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 96766

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 96766
  • 168Less than 5 minutes
  • 2,0955 to 9 minutes
  • 1,34710 to 14 minutes
  • 1,33815 to 19 minutes
  • 98520 to 24 minutes
  • 18625 to 29 minutes
  • 83630 to 34 minutes
  • 3035 to 39 minutes
  • 9440 to 44 minutes
  • 17245 to 59 minutes
  • 5160 to 89 minutes
  • 1090 or more minutes

Neighborhoods in zip code 96766:

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 104.0%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 17,534
  • Male householders: 2,433 (482 living alone), Female householders: 2,546 (609 living alone)
  • 2,469 spouses (2,462 opposite-sex spouses), 424 unmarried partners, (410 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 4,832 children (4,600 natural, 46 adopted, 187 stepchildren), 895 grandchildren, 283 brothers or sisters, 708 parents, 13 foster children, 1,359 other relatives, 849 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 539 (-1 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 1,383 2-persons, 854 3-persons, 581 4-persons, 422 5-persons, 221 6-persons, 231 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 1,090 1-person, 146 2-persons, 25 3-persons, 13 5-persons

1,696 married couples with children.
920 single-parent households (227 men, 693 women).

72.0% of residents of 96766 zip code speak English at home.
2.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (79% very well, 21% well).
1.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (98% very well, 2% well).
24.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (40% very well, 36% well, 22% not well, 2% not at all).
0.4% of residents speak other language at home (66% very well, 14% well, 20% not well).

Foreign born population: 4,601 (26.2%)
(58.1% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

26.2%
Whole state:

18.8%
Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents
  • 72%Malaysia
  • 10%Micronesia
  • 3%Honduras
  • 3%Taiwan
  • 2%Thailand
  • 2%Dominica
  • 1%Japan
Most common first ancestries reported in 96766
  • 2%English
  • 1%American
  • 1%Italian
  • 1%Portuguese
  • 1%German
  • 1%Lebanese
  • 1%European
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 1,6782010 or later
  • 6822000 to 2009
  • 9771990 to 1999
  • 1,550Before 1990

Zip code 96766 topographic map

Major facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • BREWER ENVIRONMENTAL INDUSTRIES LLC (3-1480 KAUMUALII HIGHWAY in LIHUE, HI)
    SUPERFUND (Superfund database)
    STATE MASTER (Hawaii environmental compliance and hazardous materials tracking)
    UNDERGROUND STORAGE TANK PROGRAM (Hawaii Underground Storage Tank Program)
    ENFORCEMENT/COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-09-2001-0093, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION
    (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-09-2001-0093, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION
    ENFORCEMENT/COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY (Integrated Compliance Information System)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    TRI REPORTER (Tracking of toxic chemicals releasing facilities)
    Business SIC classification: FERTILIZERS, MIXING ONLY; CHEMICALS AND ALLIED PRODUCTS; FARM SUPPLIES
    Organizations: STATE OF HAWAII (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: BREWER CHEM CORP, BREWER ENVIRONMENTAL IND. L.L.C., BREWER ENVIRONMENTAL INDUSTRIES-KAUMUALII HIGHWAY, BREWER ENVIRONMENTAL INDUSTRIES LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY PORT ALLEN, FARMER PESTICIDE DISPOSAL PROJECT, OFFICE OF ENVIRON QUA CONT
  • HALE KAUAI LIMITED (3371 WILCOX RD in LIHUE, HI)
    STATE MASTER (Hawaii environmental compliance and hazardous materials tracking)
    UNDERGROUND STORAGE TANK PROGRAM (Hawaii Underground Storage Tank Program)
    (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-09-1994-0065, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Small Quantity Generators, between 100 kg and 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    Business NAICS classification: WOOD PRESERVATION.
    Organizations: HALE KAUAI LTD (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: HALE KAUAI CONCRETE
  • ST OF HI LIHUE AIRPORT (3901 MOKULELE LOOP BOX 6 in LIHUE, HI)
    STATE MASTER (Hawaii environmental compliance and hazardous materials tracking)
    UNDERGROUND STORAGE TANK PROGRAM (Hawaii Underground Storage Tank Program)
    (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-09-1997-0140, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION, ICIS-09-1999-0038, ICIS-09-2000-0046, ICIS-09-2005-0150, ENFORCEMENT/COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY
    Small Quantity Generators, between 100 kg and 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    Business NAICS classification: OTHER AIRPORT OPERATIONS.
    Organizations: TSA (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , HAWAII DOT HI STATE AIRPORTS DIV (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: LIHUE AIRPORT - FIRE TRAINING AREA, LIHUE AIRPORT - GENERATOR BLDG, LIHUE AIRPORT (PMID LIH007102, LIH800113, LIH620150)
  • LIHUE SUPER SHELL (3178 KUHIO HWY in LIHUE, HI)
    STATE MASTER (HEER-FRS)
    STATE MASTER (Hawaii environmental compliance and hazardous materials tracking)
    UNDERGROUND STORAGE TANK PROGRAM (Hawaii Underground Storage Tank Program)
    (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-09-1997-0141, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION, ICIS-09-1999-0179,
    Small Quantity Generators, between 100 kg and 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Business SIC classification: GASOLINE SERVICE STATIONS
    Organizations: SHELL OIL PRODUCTS US (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , EQUILON ENTERPRISES DBA SHELL OIL PROD (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: LIHUE SHELL SERVICE, SHELL OIL PRODUCTS SAP 139572
  • KAUAI COMMERCIAL (1811 LELEIONA STREET in LIHUE, HI)
    STATE MASTER (HEER-FRS)
    STATE MASTER (Hawaii environmental compliance and hazardous materials tracking)
    UNDERGROUND STORAGE TANK PROGRAM (Hawaii Underground Storage Tank Program)
    Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators, less than 100 kg/month of hazardous waste (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    TRANSPORTER (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    USED OIL PROGRAM (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Business NAICS classification: GENERAL AUTOMOTIVE REPAIR.
    Organizations: ALEXANDER AND BALDWIN INC (CONTACT/OWNER) , KAHULUI TRUCKING & STORAGE INC (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • WAYNES AUTO REPAIR (3-3601 KUHIO HIGHWAY in LIHUE, HI)
    (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-09-1998-0074, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Business NAICS classification: GENERAL AUTOMOTIVE REPAIR.
    Organizations: MATSUOKA WAYNE (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • KAUAI PETROLEUM CO., LTD (3185 WAAPA RD in LIHUE, HI)
    AIR SYNTHETIC MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    OIL CONTROL (Facility Response Plan for oil discharge)
    STATE MASTER (HEER-FRS)
    STATE MASTER (Hawaii environmental compliance and hazardous materials tracking)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators, less than 100 kg/month of hazardous waste (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    Business SIC classification: PETROLEUM BULK STATIONS AND TERMINALS
    Organizations: KAUAI PETROLEUM COMPANY, LTD (CONTACT/GENERAL) , KAUAI PETROLEUM CO LTD (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: KAUAI PETROLEUM BULK TERMINAL
  • HAWAII DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION - LIHUE BASEYARD (1720 HALEUKANA STREET in LIHUE, HI)
    (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-09-2003-0002, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Business SIC classification: GENERAL CONTRACTORS-INDUSTRIAL BUILDINGS AND WAREHOUSES
    Organizations: HAWAII, STATE OF (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: CENTDISTOFF&BASEYARDCOMPLEX, HAWAII, STATE OF
  • LIHUE PLANTATION COMPANY LIMITED THE (2970 KELE STREET in LIHUE, HI)
    SUPERFUND (Superfund database)
    STATE MASTER (Hawaii environmental compliance and hazardous materials tracking)
    COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY (Tracking inspections of insecticide, fungicide, and rodenticide, and toxic substances)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Business SIC classification: SUGARCANE AND SUGAR BEETS; CANE SUGAR REFINING
    Business NAICS classification: ALL OTHER MISCELLANEOUS CROP FARMING.; SUGARCANE MILLS.
    Organizations: THE LIHUE PLANTATION CO LTD (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: LIHUE PLANTATION CO., LTD. SEED DIPPING PLANT, LIHUE PLANTATION CO., LTD. SETTLING POND, LIHUE SUGAR PLANTATION
  • EXHAUST LEAKING FROM CAR, KAUAI HIGH SCHOOL (3577 LALA ROAD in LIHUE, HI)
    (Geographic Names Information System)
    STATE MASTER (HEER-FRS)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-7-456
    Organizations: HAWAII DEPT OF EDUCATION (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • DEPARTMENT OF WATER (MAIN OFFICE) (4398 PUA LOKE STREET in LIHUE, HI)
    STATE MASTER (HEER-FRS)
    STATE MASTER (Hawaii environmental compliance and hazardous materials tracking)
    UNDERGROUND STORAGE TANK PROGRAM (Hawaii Underground Storage Tank Program)
    (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-09-2004-0218, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION
    Alternative names: WATER DEPARTMENT BASEYARD
  • WILCOX ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (4319 HARDY STREET in LIHUE, HI)
    (Geographic Names Information System)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-7-463
    Organizations: HAWAII DEPT OF EDUCATION (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • KAMAKAHELEI MIDDLE SCHOOL (4431 NOHOU STREET in LIHUE, HI)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-7-448
    Organizations: HAWAII DEPT OF EDUCATION (SCHOOL DISTRICT)

Zip code 96766 marital status for males
Zip code 96766 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 0.5%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 2.1%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 62.6%No fuel used
  • 30.0%Electricity
  • 3.0%Solar energy
  • 2.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.1%Utility gas

Population in 1990: 10,663. Population change in the 1990s: +1,348 (+12.6%).

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 9,544
  • Northeast: 382
  • Midwest: 664
  • South: 587
  • West: 1,529

65% of the 96766 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 69% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Hawaii.

87% of the 96766 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 59% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 16% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 12% moved from different state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 10% moved from abroad.

Year householders moved into unit in Lihue, HI (96766)

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 115
Here:

7.0%
Hawaii:

21.1%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 92
Here:

9.3%
Hawaii:

22.1%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 19
Here:

2.6%
Hawaii:

24.5%
Educational Attainment in 2021
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2021
Class of Workers in 2021
Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months
  • Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)
  • 80,009Law enforcement workers including supervisors
  • 79,166Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations
  • 71,543Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors
  • 68,688Management occupations
  • 60,438Life, physical, and social science occupations
  • 59,207Education, training, and library occupations

Companies with federal contracts located in this zip code (LIHUE, HI):

  • HO-OLA LAHUI HAWAII INC (4491 RICE ST STE 6) : $2,396,318 in 2 contracts from 2003 to 2004
    $1,806,585 with Army for Other Professional Services. Signed on 2004-11-12. Completion date: 2005-11-11.
    $589,733 with Army for Other Social Services. Signed on 2003-09-15. Completion date: 2004-09-21.
  • R ELECTRIC INC (3071 PELEKE ST; small business)
    $1,431,825 with Navy for Maintenance, Repair or Alteration of Real Property -- Maintenance Buildings. Signed on 2006-01-27. Completion date: 2006-11-23.
  • SENTER PETROLEUM INC (3011 AUKELE ST; small business) : $1,212,187 in 16 contracts from 2001 to 2006
    Contracts for Liquid Propellants and Fuels, Petroleum Base, Fuel Oils by Defense Logistics Agency
    Signed by year: 2000: $0; 2001: $912,400; 2002: $0; 2003: $0; 2004: $192,400; 2005: $39,975; 2006: $67,412.

    Biggest contracts:
    $994,600 with Defense Logistics Agency for Liquid Propellants and Fuels, Petroleum Base. Signed on 2001-03-09. Completion date: 2002-12-31.
    $96,200 with Defense Logistics Agency for Fuel Oils. Signed on 2004-07-29. Completion date: 2006-01-31.
    $96,200, same as above. Signed on 2004-07-29. Completion date: 2006-01-31.
    $11,835 with Defense Logistics Agency for Liquid Propellants and Fuels, Petroleum Base. Signed on 2005-10-07. Completion date: 2005-10-07.
  • KAUA'I ISLAND UTILITY CO-OP (4463 PAHEE ST) : $652,357 in 14 contracts from 2003 to 2006
    Contracts for Electric Services by National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration/Under Secretary for Oceans and Atmosphere, Public Buildings Service, Army, Navy, and others
    Signed by year: 2000: $0; 2001: $0; 2002: $0; 2003: $16,918; 2004: $359,969; 2005: $237,000; 2006: $38,470.

    Biggest contracts:
    $203,000 with National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration/Under Secretary for Oceans and Atmosphere for Electric Services. Taking place in CO. Signed on 2005-10-01. Completion date: 2006-09-30.
    $178,400 with National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration/Under Secretary for Oceans and Atmosphere for Electric Services. Signed on 2004-09-16. Completion date: 2004-09-30.
    $177,600, same as above. Signed on 2004-10-21. Completion date: 2005-09-30.
    $29,000, same as above. Signed on 2005-08-05. Completion date: 2005-09-30.
  • CITIZENS UTILITIES COMPANY (4463 PAHEE STREET; small business) : $641,243 in 7 contracts from 1999 to 2005
    Contracts for Electric Services by National Institute of Standards and Technology, Army
    Signed by year: 2000: $167,000; 2001: $168,000; 2002: $168,000; 2003: $2,500; 2004: $0; 2005: -$257; 2006: $0.

    Biggest contracts:
    $168,000 with National Institute of Standards and Technology for Electric Services. Signed on 2002-10-15. Completion date: 2003-09-15.
    $168,000, same as above. Signed on 2001-10-15. Completion date: 2002-09-15.
    $167,000, same as above. Signed on 2000-10-15. Completion date: 2001-10-15.
    $136,000, same as above. Signed on 1999-10-15. Completion date: 2000-09-15.
  • KODANI & ASSOCIATES INC (3145 AKAHI STREET; small business) : $137,848 in 2 contracts in 1999
    $74,023 with Army for Architect - Engineer Services (including landscaping, interior layout, and designing). Signed on 1999-12-17. Completion date: 2000-06-19.
    $63,825, same as above. Signed on 1999-12-17. Completion date: 2000-06-19.
  • GERALD ANCHETA JR (2090 HANALIMA STREET, APT; small business)
    $3,686 with Army for Custodial Janitorial Services. Signed on 2004-08-31. Completion date: 2005-08-31.
  • TOOLMASTER HAWAII, INC (3061 AUKELE ST; small business)
    $65 with Navy for Adhesives. Signed on 2004-07-07. Completion date: 2004-07-14.

Top industries in this zip code by the number of employees in 2005:

  • Accommodation and Food Services: Hotels (except Casino Hotels) and Motels (500-999 employees: 1 establishment, 100-249 employees: 2 establishments, 20-49 employees: 1 establishment, 10-19 employees: 2 establishments, 5-9 employees: 1 establishment, 1-4 employees: 2 establishments)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: General Medical and Surgical Hospitals (500-999: 1)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Full-Service Restaurants (100-249: 2, 50-99: 1, 20-49: 4, 10-19: 6, 5-9: 5, 1-4: 4)
  • Real Estate and Rental and Leasing: Passenger Car Rental (50-99: 2, 20-49: 6, 10-19: 1, 1-4: 8)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Limited-Service Restaurants (20-49: 7, 10-19: 3, 5-9: 4, 1-4: 6)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Offices of Physicians (except Mental Health Specialists) (100-249: 1, 10-19: 2, 5-9: 4, 1-4: 7)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

People in group quarters in 2010:

  • 289 people in state prisons
  • 116 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 115 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 42 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 23 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 14 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 12 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness

People in group quarters in 2000:

  • 131 people in state prisons
  • 99 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 21 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 11 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 4 people in other group homes
  • 3 people in homes for the mentally ill

Fatal accident statistics in 2014:

  • Fatal accident count: 4
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 7
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 4
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 9
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1

Fatal accident statistics in 2012:

  • Fatal accident count: 2
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 2
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 3
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 7
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 33. The highest number of reported fires - 51 took place in 2015, and the least - 19 in 2018. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Zip Code 96766 When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (58.2%), and Structure Fires (22.9%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Zip Code 96766
    • 30558.2%Outside Fires
    • 12022.9%Structure Fires
    • 8115.5%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 183.4%Other

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for zip code 96766, Hawaii

Most common first names in zip code 96766 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John3770.6 years
Mary3382.0 years
William3172.4 years
Joseph2773.6 years
James2675.6 years
Robert2371.8 years
Helen2277.4 years
Pedro1879.5 years
George1875.7 years
Juan1782.0 years
Most common last names in zip code 96766 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Rapozo1881.3 years
Fujii1779.2 years
Watanabe1279.9 years
Nakamura1275.9 years
Silva1271.9 years
Sasaki1279.5 years
Garcia1173.1 years
Texeira1081.0 years
Ishii1076.2 years
Carvalho1070.7 years
Businesses in zip code 96766
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1Macy's1
AT&T1Marriott3
Ace Hardware1Mazda1
Blockbuster1McDonald's3
Burger King1Nike4
CVS1Nissan1
Costco1Payless1
Famous Footwear1Pizza Hut1
FedEx3SAS Shoes1
Foot Locker1Sears2
Ford1Starbucks2
GNC1U-Haul2
Home Depot1UPS3
Honda1Vans1
Jamba Juice1Verizon Wireless2
Jones New York2Walmart1
Kmart1YMCA1
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