Arecibo, PR

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Population

188,012

1.47% decline

Poverty Rate

48.3%


Median Age

40.8


Median Household Income

$17,298

1.34% growth

Number of Employees

50,520

0.0218% growth

Median Property Value

$99,700

2.92% decline

About

In 2017, Arecibo, PR had a population of 188k people with a median age of 40.8 and a median household income of $17,298. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Arecibo, PR declined from 190,808 to 188,012, a -1.47% decrease and its median household income grew from $17,069 to $17,298, a 1.34% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Arecibo, PR are White (Hispanic) (85.8%), Some Other Race (Hispanic) (8.79%), Black or African American (Hispanic) (3.1%), Two or More Races (Hispanic) (1.16%), and White (Non-Hispanic) (0.445%). N/A% of the people in Arecibo, PR speak a non-English language, and N/A% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Arecibo, PR are Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo (775 degrees awarded in 2017), University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo (630 degrees), and Universidad Internacional Iberoamericana (309 degrees).

The median property value in Arecibo, PR is $99,700, and the homeownership rate is 68.8%. Most people in Arecibo, PR commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 27.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Arecibo, PR is 2 cars per household.

COVID-19

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Economy

The economy of Arecibo, PR employs 50.5k people. The largest industries in Arecibo, PR are Retail Trade (7,976 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (6,887 people), and Manufacturing (6,017 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($35,496), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($24,692), and Public Administration ($23,686).

Median household income in Arecibo, PR is $17,298. Males in Arecibo, PR have an average income that is 1.08 times higher than the average income of females, which is $30,196. The income inequality in Arecibo, PR (measured using the Gini index) is 0.441, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$17,298

2017 value

± $607

1.34%

1 Year Growth

± 4.77%

Households in Arecibo, PR have a median annual income of $17,298, which is less than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $17,069 in 2016, which represents a 1.34% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$32,513

Average Male Salary

± $1,346

$30,196

Average Female Salary

± $1,178

In 2017, full-time male employees in N/A made 1.08 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. White

    $27,537 ± $947

  2. American Indian

    $26,767 ± $17,278

  3. Two or More Races

    $24,326 ± $2,543

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of N/A workers was White. These workers were paid 1.03 times more than American Indian workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

0.441

2017 Wage GINI

0.436

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in N/A was 0.441 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 1.17% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for N/A was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in N/A in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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In 2018, the county with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Arecibo, PR was Guaynabo Municipio, PR with a value of $36,309, followed by Trujillo Alto Municipio, PR and Caguas Municipio, PR, with respective values of $31,078 and $27,714.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 55 - 64

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

48.3% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Arecibo, PR (90.2k out of 187k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 55 - 64, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Females 35 - 44.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. Hispanic

    89,641 ± 1,929

  2. White

    76,947 ± 1,888

  3. Other

    9,134 ± 765

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Arecibo, PR is Hispanic, followed by White and Other.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

50.5k

2017 Value

± 1,801

0.0218%

1 Year growth

± 4.98%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Arecibo, PR grew at a rate of 0.0218%, from 50.5k employees to 50.5k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Arecibo, PR, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (7,082 people), Sales & Related Occupations (7,047 people), and Education Instruction, & Library Occupations (4,305 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Arecibo, PR.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Arecibo, PR, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (7,082 people), Sales & Related Occupations (7,047 people), and Education Instruction, & Library Occupations (4,305 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other msas, Arecibo, PR has an unusually high number of residents working as Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors (2.84 times higher than expected), Fire Fighting & Prevention, & Other Protective Service Workers Including Supervisors (2.31 times), and Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (1.87 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Arecibo, PR, by median earnings, are Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($36,570), Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($33,088), and Computer, Engineering, & Science Occupations ($32,848).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

50.5k

2017 Value

± 1,801

0.0218%

1 Year growth

± 4.98%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Arecibo, PR grew at a rate of 0.0218%, from 50.5k employees to 50.5k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Arecibo, PR, are Retail Trade (7,976 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (6,887 people), and Manufacturing (6,017 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Arecibo, PR, though some of these residents may live in Arecibo, PR and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Arecibo, PR, by number of employees, are Retail Trade (7,976 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (6,887 people), and Manufacturing (6,017 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other msas, Arecibo, PR has an unusually high number of Public Administration (2.09 times higher than expected), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (1.97 times), and Utilities (1.71 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Arecibo, PR, by median earnings, are Utilities ($35,496), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($24,692), and Public Administration ($23,686).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

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Domestic Trade Growth

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from N/A to other states, or from other states to N/A.

Most Common Trade Partners

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Health

94.9% of the population of Arecibo, PR has health coverage, with 19.8% on employee plans, 50.6% on Medicaid, 12.9% on Medicare, 10.7% on non-group plans, and 0.949% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the msa of Arecibo, PR was N/A in N/A. This is a 0% change from the previous year (N/A).

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Patient to Clinician Ratios

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Behavioral Health Conditions

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State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Spending

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Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

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Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

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Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

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Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

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Health Care Coverage

5.12%

Uninsured

19.8%

Employer Coverage

50.6%

Medicaid

12.9%

Medicare

10.7%

Non-Group

0.949%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Arecibo, PR declined by 2.11% from 5.23% to 5.12%.

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Health Risks

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Most at risk counties

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Diversity

Arecibo, PR is home to a population of 188k people, from which N/A% are citizens. As of N/A, N/A% of Arecibo, PR residents were born outside of the country (N/A people).

In 2017, there were 9.76 times more White (Hispanic) residents (161k people) in Arecibo, PR than any other race or ethnicity. There were 16.5k Some Other Race (Hispanic) and 5.84k Black or African American (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Age

Age by Nativity

41

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.3

56

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 5.9

In 2017, the median age of all people in Arecibo, PR was 40.8. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 41, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 56. But people in Arecibo, PR are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Arecibo, PR residents was 40.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin

  1. Dominican Republic

    55,958 ± 5,761 people

  2. Cuba

    11,998 ± 2,685 people

  3. Colombia

    3,422 ± 1,435 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of N/A was Dominican Republic, the natal country of 55,958 N/A residents, followed by Cuba with 11,998 and Colombia with 3,422.

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Citizenship

N/A Citizenship

  1. N/A%

  2. N/A%

As of N/A, N/A% of Arecibo, PR residents were US citizens, which is approximately the same as the national average of 93.2%. In N/A, the percentage of US citizens in Arecibo, PR was N/A%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been N/A.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Arecibo, PR

  1. White (Hispanic)

    161k ± 1.78k

  2. Some Other Race (Hispanic)

    16.5k ± 1.36k

  3. Black or African American (Hispanic)

    5.84k ± 830

In 2017, there were 9.76 times more White (Hispanic) residents (161k people) in Arecibo, PR than any other race or ethnicity. There were 16.5k Some Other Race (Hispanic) and 5.84k Black or African American (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 7 races represented in Arecibo, PR as a share of the total population.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    1,390 ± 221

  2. Korea

    815 ± 185

  3. Gulf War (2001-)

    621 ± 220

Arecibo, PR has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.71 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2017, universities in Arecibo, PR awarded 2,344 degrees. The student population of Arecibo, PR is skewed towards women, with 3,823 male students and 6,110 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Arecibo, PR are Hispanic or Latino (2,314 and 99.2%), followed by Unknown (13 and 0.557%), White (3 and 0.129%), and Black or African American (2 and 0.0858%).

The largest universities in Arecibo, PR by number of degrees awarded are Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo (775 and 33.1%), University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo (630 and 26.9%), and Universidad Internacional Iberoamericana (309 and 13.2%).

The most popular majors in Arecibo, PR are Registered Nursing (266 and 11.3%), General Business Administration & Management (147 and 6.27%), and General Cosmetology (112 and 4.78%).

The median tuition costs in Arecibo, PR are $4,644 for private four year colleges, and $1,938 and $3,960 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 84 degrees awarded

  2. 76 degrees awarded

  3. 221 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Arecibo, PR was General Microbiology with 84 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Arecibo, PR according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

  1. 775 degrees awarded

  2. 630 degrees awarded

  3. 309 degrees awarded

$1,938

Median In-State Public

$4,644

Median Private

In 2017, the Arecibo, PR institution with the largest number of graduating students was Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo with 775 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

811

Degrees Awarded to Men

1,533

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2017, 811 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Arecibo, PR, which is 0.529 times less than the 1,533 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. Hispanic or Latino

    2,314 degrees awarded

  2. Unknown

    13 degrees awarded

  3. White

    3 degrees awarded

In 2017 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Arecibo, PR were to Hispanic or Latino students. These 2,314 degrees mean that there were 178 times more Hispanic or Latino students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Unknown, with 13 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Arecibo, PR was $99,700 in 2017, which is 0.434 times smaller than the national average of $229,700. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $102,700 to $99,700, a 2.92% decrease. The homeownership rate in Arecibo, PR is 68.8%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Arecibo, PR have an average commute time of 27.3 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Arecibo, PR is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$99,700

2017 Median

± $2,145

$102,700

2016 Median

± $2,949

In 2017, the median property value in Arecibo, PR declined from to $99,700 from the previous year's value of $102,700.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Arecibo, PR compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Arecibo, PR the largest share of households have a property value in the $100k - $125k range.

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Household Income

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$17,298

Median Household Income

± $607

66.8k

Number of Households

± 1,735

In 2017, the median household income of the 66.8k households in Arecibo, PR grew to $17,298 from the previous year's value of $17,069.

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Property Taxes

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Average Range

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Rent vs Own

68.8%

2017 Homeownership

69%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 68.8% of the housing units in Arecibo, PR were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 69%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Arecibo, PR compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

27.3 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Arecibo, PR have a longer commute time (27.3 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 4.56% of the workforce in Arecibo, PR have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    88.5%

  2. Carpooled

    5.82%

  3. Walked

    2.96%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Arecibo, PR was Drove Alone (88.5%), followed by those who Carpooled (5.82%) and those who Walked (2.96%).

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Arecibo, PR distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Arecibo, PR have 2 cars, followed by 1 car.

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