San Juan, PR Demographics

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

What is the population of San Juan?

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There are 325,343 residents in San Juan, with a median age of 44.2. Of this, 45.39% are males and 54.61% are females.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Population 325,343 5.8%
Male Population 147,685 5.7%
Female Population 177,658 5.9%
Male population 45.39%
Female population 54.61%
Y-o-Y Change
Median Age 44.2 1.4%

What are the employment statistics in San Juan?

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White-collar workers make up 87.33% of the working population in San Juan, while blue-collar employees account for 12.67%. There are also 23,855 entrepreneurs in San Juan (19.85% of the workforce); 67,579 workers employed in private companies (56.22%); and 22,430 people working in governmental institutions (18.66%).
Y-o-Y Change
White Collar 104,974 3.8%
Blue Collar 15,223 13.7%
White Collar 87.33%
Blue Collar 12.67%
Y-o-Y Change
Self Employees 23,855 7.4%
Private Companies 67,579 4.7%
Governmental Workers 22,430 3.9%
Not for Profit Companies 6,333 2.7%
Self Employees 19.85%
Private Companies 56.22%
Governmental Workers 18.66%
Not for Profit Companies 5.27%

How many households are there in San Juan?

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There are a total of 135,323 households in San Juan, each made up of around 2 members. Family establishments represent 54.66% of these San Juan households, while non-family units account for the remaining 45.34%. Additionally, 22.32% of households have children and 77.68% of households are without children.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Households 135,323 -1.2%
Average People Per Household 2 7.3%
Family Households 73,970 -2.7%
Non-family Households 61,353 0.6%
Family Households 54.66%
Non-family Households 45.34%
Y-o-Y Change
Households with Children 30,199 -8.3%
Households without Children 105,124 1.0%
Households with Children 22.32%
Households without Children 77.68%

What are the median and average incomes in San Juan?

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The average annual household income in San Juan is $46,351, while the median household income sits at $24,751 per year. Residents aged 25 to 44 earn $23,055, while those between 45 and 64 years old have a median wage of $30,817. In contrast, people younger than 25 and those older than 65 earn less, at $3,191 and $22,965, respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Average Household Income $46,351 3.1%
Median Household Income $24,751 2.8%

How many homeowners and renters are there in San Juan?

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There are 178,780 housing units in San Juan, and the median year in which these properties were built is 1966. Of the 135,323 occupied housing units in San Juan, 53.9% are owner-occupied, while 46.1% have renters living in them.
Meanwhile, properties bought with mortgages account for 49.36% of the units, and the median value of a home with a mortgage is $157,500. In general, housing costs reach $565 per month in San Juan.
Y-o-Y Change
Housing Units 178,780 -0.8%
Median Year Built 1966 0.0%
Built in 1939 or Earlier 9,168 2.8%
Built between 1940 and 1949 19,447 4.0%
Built between 1950 and 1959 33,215 -1.3%
Built between 1960 and 1969 45,292 -4.5%
Built between 1970 and 1979 32,065 -0.0%
Built between 1980 and 1989 16,387 2.4%
Built between 1990 and 1999 12,682 -3.0%
Built between 2000 and 2009 8,946 1.1%
Built between 2010 and 2019 1,510 N/A
Built in 2020 or Later 68 N/A
Y-o-Y Change
Occupied Housing Units 135,323 -1.2%
Owner Occupied 72,938 -0.1%
Renter Occupied 62,385 -2.6%
Owner Occupied 53.9%
Renter Occupied 46.1%
Y-o-Y Change
With Mortgage 36,004 -2.1%
Without Mortgage 36,934 2.0%
Median Value with Mortgage $157,500 -1.1%
Median Value without Mortgage $147,200 0.3%
Median Housing Costs per Month $565 3.5%
With Mortgage 49.36%
Without Mortgage 50.64%

What is the level of education in San Juan?

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Approximately 27.25% of the population in San Juan holds a high school degree (that's 73,636 residents), while 14.86% have attained a college certificate (52,328 locals) and 23.11% have a bachelor's degree (62,454 people).
Y-o-Y Change
No High School 24,691 0.9%
Some High School 73,636 6.2%
Some College 52,328 7.1%
Associate Degree 28,765 5.6%
Bachelor's Degree 62,454 8.2%
Graduate Degree 40,542 8.4%
No High School 9.14%
Some High School 27.25%
Some College 14.86%
Associate Degree 10.64%
Bachelor's Degree 23.11%
Graduate Degree 15%

What is the marital status of San Juan residents?

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A total of 131,786 people in San Juan have never been married (which represents 46.85% of the total population), while 87,307 of them are wedded (31.04%). Separated and divorced residents are in smaller numbers, at 6,038 (2.15%) and 39,294 (13.97%), respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Never Married 131,786 11.2%
Married 87,307 -0.3%
Separated 6,038 3.1%
Widowed 22,922 5.1%
Divorced 39,294 7.9%
Never Married 46.85%
Married 31.04%
Separated 2.15%
Widowed 8.15%
Divorced 13.97%

What are the most common means of transportation in San Juan?

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The top three means of transportation people in San Juan use to get to work are: car, walking and bus or trolley bus. A total of 95,556 residents commute by car, 5,609 prefer going to work by walking and 2,962 by bus or trolley bus.
Y-o-Y Change
Car 95,556 3.2%
Bus or TrolleyBus 2,962 0.0%
Railroad 2,265 -7.9%
Bicycle 521 -34.0%
Motorcycle 69 72.5%
TaxiCab 605 48.6%
Walk 5,609 -1.8%

Methodology & Disclaimers


Demographic data shown in this section was gathered from the latest U.S. Census Bureau release, the 2021 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: 00901 00906 00907 00909 00911 00912 00913 00915 00917 00918 00920 00921 00923 00924 00925 00926 00927 00936 00969

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