Vega Alta Demographics

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

What is the population of Vega Alta?

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There are 35,135 residents in Vega Alta, with a median age of 39.5. Of this, 47.86% are males and 52.14% are females.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Population 35,135 -2.0%
Male Population 16,816 -2.1%
Female Population 18,319 -1.9%
Male Population 47.86 %
Female Population 52.14 %
Y-o-Y Change
Median Age 39.5 2.3%
Citizen US Born 0 %
Citizen not US Born 0 %
Not Citizen 0 %
Y-o-Y Change
Moved from Abroad 0 %
Moved from Same Country 0 %
Moved from Same State 0 %
Moved from Different State 0 %
Same House as Last Year 0 %

What are the employment statistics in Vega Alta?

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White-collar workers make up 81.82% of the working population in Vega Alta, while blue-collar employees account for 18.18%. There are also 938 entrepreneurs in Vega Alta (9.39% of the workforce); 7,093 workers employed in private companies (70.98%); and 1,616 people working in governmental institutions (16.17%).
Y-o-Y Change
White Collar 8,176 7.1%
Blue Collar 1,817 -2.7%
White Collar 81.82 %
Blue Collar 18.18 %
Y-o-Y Change
Self Employees 938 25.1%
Private Companies 7,093 2.5%
Governmental Workers 1,616 -0.1%
Not for Profit Companies 346 65.6%
Self Employees 9.39 %
Private Companies 70.98 %
Governmental Workers 16.17 %
Not for Profit Companies 3.46 %

How many households are there in Vega Alta?

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There are a total of 11,330 households in Vega Alta, each made up of around 3 members. Family establishments represent 74.97% of these Vega Alta households, while non-family units account for the remaining 25.03%. Additionally, 32.22% of households have children and 67.78% of households are without children.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Households 11,330 -2.5%
Average People Per Household 3 0.7%
Family Households 8,494 0.0%
Non-family Households 2,836 -9.4%
Family Households 74.97 %
Non-family Households 25.03 %
Y-o-Y Change
Households with Children 3,651 -0.8%
Households without Children 7,679 -3.3%
Households with Children 32.22 %
Households without Children 67.78 %

What are the median and average incomes in Vega Alta?

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The average annual household income in Vega Alta is $34,404, while the median household income sits at $20,585 per year. Residents aged 25 to 44 earn $28,164, while those between 45 and 64 years old have a median wage of $22,875. In contrast, people younger than 25 and those older than 65 earn less, at $12,917 and $17,470, respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Average Household Income $34,404 1.7%
Median Household Income $20,585 7.8%

How many homeowners and renters are there in Vega Alta?

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There are 15,150 housing units in Vega Alta, and the median year in which these properties were built is 1983. Of the 11,330 occupied housing units in Vega Alta, 68.36% are owner-occupied, while 31.64% have renters living in them.
Meanwhile, properties bought with mortgages account for 37.17% of the units, and the median value of a home with a mortgage is $141,000. In general, housing costs reach $338 per month in Vega Alta.
Y-o-Y Change
Housing Units 15,150 -0.6%
Median Year Built 1983 0.0%
Built in 1939 or Earlier 202 14.1%
Built between 1940 and 1949 344 -0.6%
Built between 1950 and 1959 978 9.6%
Built between 1960 and 1969 1,679 -5.6%
Built between 1970 and 1979 3,356 0.2%
Built between 1980 and 1989 3,248 -7.8%
Built between 1990 and 1999 2,458 -3.7%
Built between 2000 and 2009 2,662 6.6%
Built in 2010 or Later 223 68.9%
Y-o-Y Change
Occupied Housing Units 11,330 -2.5%
Owner Occupied 7,745 -2.7%
Renter Occupied 3,585 -2.1%
Owner Occupied 68.36 %
Renter Occupied 31.64 %
Y-o-Y Change
With Mortgage 2,879 -1.2%
Without Mortgage 4,866 -3.6%
Median Value with Mortgage $141,000 -1.4%
Median Value without Mortgage $107,600 0.9%
Median Housing Costs per Month $338 2.7%
With Mortgage 37.17 %
Without Mortgage 62.83 %

What is the level of education in Vega Alta?

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Approximately 38.4% of the population in Vega Alta holds a high school degree (that's 10,608 residents), while 14.81% have attained a college certificate (5,764 locals) and 14.28% have a bachelor's degree (3,945 people).
Y-o-Y Change
No High School 4,089 -0.2%
Some High School 10,608 -1.2%
Some College 5,764 -0.7%
Associate Degree 3,146 2.9%
Bachelor's Degree 3,945 7.8%
No High School 14.8 %
Some High School 38.4 %
Some College 14.81 %
Associate Degree 11.39 %
Bachelor's Degree 14.28 %
Graduate Degree %

What is the marital status of Vega Alta residents?

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A total of 11,078 people in Vega Alta have never been married (which represents 38.12% of the total population), while 12,522 of them are wedded (43.09%). Separated and divorced residents are in smaller numbers, at 656 (2.26%) and 3,231 (11.12%), respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Never Married 11,078 0.4%
Married 12,522 0.2%
Separated 656 -13.5%
Widowed 2,229 -2.3%
Divorced 3,231 -8.2%
Never Married 38.12 %
Married 43.09 %
Separated 2.26 %
Widowed 7.67 %
Divorced 11.12 %

What are the most common means of transportation in Vega Alta?

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The top three means of transportation people in Vega Alta use to get to work are: car, walking and railroad. A total of 9,079 residents commute by car, 433 prefer going to work by walking and 126 by railroad.
Y-o-Y Change
Car 9,079 4.5%
Railroad 126 N/A
Bicycle 33 N/A
Walk 433 37.0%

What is the median and average Household income in Vega Alta by Zipcode?

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ZipCode Population Number of Households Median Income Average Income
00692 35,135 11,330 $20,585.00 $34,404.00

Methodology & Disclaimers


Demographic data shown in this section was gathered from the latest U.S. Census Bureau release, the 2019 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: 00692

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