Central Puerto Rico, PR Demographics

Population - Employment - Households - Income / Financial - Housing - Education - Marital Status - Means of Transport to Work

What is the population of Central Puerto Rico?

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There are 515,231 residents in Central Puerto Rico, with a median age of 43.1. Of this, 48.58% are males and 51.42% are females.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Population 515,231 N/A
Male Population 250,314 N/A
Female Population 264,917 N/A
Male population 48.58%
Female population 51.42%
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Median Age 43.1 N/A
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What are the employment statistics in Central Puerto Rico?

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White-collar workers make up 73.94% of the working population in Central Puerto Rico, while blue-collar employees account for 26.06%. There are also 21,248 entrepreneurs in Central Puerto Rico (13.2% of the workforce); 100,982 workers employed in private companies (62.71%); and 34,220 people working in governmental institutions (21.25%).
Y-o-Y Change
White Collar 119,056 N/A
Blue Collar 41,970 N/A
White Collar 73.94%
Blue Collar 26.06%
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Self Employees 21,248 N/A
Private Companies 100,982 N/A
Governmental Workers 34,220 N/A
Not for Profit Companies 4,577 N/A
Self Employees 13.2%
Private Companies 62.71%
Governmental Workers 21.25%
Not for Profit Companies 2.84%

How many households are there in Central Puerto Rico?

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There are a total of 177,226 households in Central Puerto Rico, each made up of around 3 members. Family establishments represent 70.18% of these Central Puerto Rico households, while non-family units account for the remaining 29.82%. Additionally, 27% of households have children and 73% of households are without children.
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Total Households 177,226 N/A
Average People Per Household 3 N/A
Family Households 124,385 N/A
Non-family Households 52,841 N/A
Family Households 70.18%
Non-family Households 29.82%
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Households with Children 47,853 N/A
Households without Children 129,372 N/A
Households with Children 27%
Households without Children 73%

What are the median and average incomes in Central Puerto Rico?

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The average annual household income in Central Puerto Rico is $28,377, while the median household income sits at $20,906 per year. Residents aged 25 to 44 earn $24,802, while those between 45 and 64 years old have a median wage of $22,672. In contrast, people younger than 25 and those older than 65 earn less, at $16,341 and $18,438, respectively.
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Average Household Income $28,377 N/A
Median Household Income $20,906 N/A

How many homeowners and renters are there in Central Puerto Rico?

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There are 217,293 housing units in Central Puerto Rico, and the median year in which these properties were built is 1984. Of the 177,226 occupied housing units in Central Puerto Rico, 69.92% are owner-occupied, while 30.07% have renters living in them.
Meanwhile, properties bought with mortgages account for 33.78% of the units, and the median value of a home with a mortgage is $133,900. In general, housing costs reach $252 per month in Central Puerto Rico.
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Housing Units 217,293 N/A
Median Year Built 1984 N/A
Built in 1939 or Earlier 4,163 N/A
Built between 1940 and 1949 5,182 N/A
Built between 1950 and 1959 12,323 N/A
Built between 1960 and 1969 28,830 N/A
Built between 1970 and 1979 46,976 N/A
Built between 1980 and 1989 41,940 N/A
Built between 1990 and 1999 42,769 N/A
Built between 2000 and 2009 30,433 N/A
Built between 2010 and 2019 4,656 N/A
Built in 2020 or Later 21 N/A
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Occupied Housing Units 177,226 N/A
Owner Occupied 123,925 N/A
Renter Occupied 53,300 N/A
Owner Occupied 69.92%
Renter Occupied 30.07%
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With Mortgage 41,863 N/A
Without Mortgage 82,062 N/A
Median Value with Mortgage $133,900 N/A
Median Value without Mortgage $97,200 N/A
Median Housing Costs per Month $252 N/A
With Mortgage 33.78%
Without Mortgage 66.22%

What is the level of education in Central Puerto Rico?

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Approximately 35.61% of the population in Central Puerto Rico holds a high school degree (that's 157,357 residents), while 20.37% have attained a college certificate (90,013 locals) and 15.23% have a bachelor's degree (67,307 people).
Y-o-Y Change
No High School 59,478 N/A
Some High School 157,357 N/A
Some College 90,013 N/A
Associate Degree 47,535 N/A
Bachelor's Degree 67,307 N/A
Graduate Degree 20,154 N/A
No High School 13.46%
Some High School 35.61%
Some College 20.37%
Associate Degree 10.76%
Bachelor's Degree 15.23%
Graduate Degree 4.56%

What is the marital status of Central Puerto Rico residents?

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A total of 192,979 people in Central Puerto Rico have never been married (which represents 42.76% of the total population), while 166,773 of them are wedded (36.96%). Separated and divorced residents are in smaller numbers, at 10,230 (2.27%) and 50,196 (11.12%), respectively.
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Never Married 192,979 N/A
Married 166,773 N/A
Separated 10,230 N/A
Widowed 31,104 N/A
Divorced 50,196 N/A
Never Married 42.76%
Married 36.96%
Separated 2.27%
Widowed 6.89%
Divorced 11.12%

What are the most common means of transportation in Central Puerto Rico?

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The top three means of transportation people in Central Puerto Rico use to get to work are: car, walking and bus or trolley bus. A total of 147,849 residents commute by car, 3,725 prefer going to work by walking and 399 by bus or trolley bus.
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Car 147,849 N/A
Bus or TrolleyBus 399 N/A
Railroad 12 N/A
Bicycle 88 N/A
Motorcycle 8 N/A
TaxiCab 89 N/A
Walk 3,725 N/A

Methodology & Disclaimers


Demographic data shown in this section was gathered from the latest U.S. Census Bureau release, the 2022 American Community Survey. The information is updated yearly, as soon as new data is made available by the US Census Bureau.
No representation, guarantee or warranty is made as to the accuracy or completeness of information modified or aggregated for specific neighborhoods and/or zip codes.

Zip codes included in this demographic data: 00601 00631 00638 00641 00650 00664 00669 00687 00703 00705 00719 00720 00736 00739 00766 00769 00782 00783 00786 00794 00953 00956 00971