Arroyo, PR

Census Place

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Population
6,134
3.27% 1-year growth
Median Age
38.8

Poverty Rate
55.9%

Median Household Income
$16,466
22.5% 1-year growth
Median Property Value
$87,400
2.34% 1-year growth
Number of Employees
1,222
2.86% 1-year decline

About

In 2018, Arroyo, PR had a population of 6.13k people with a median age of 38.8 and a median household income of $16,466. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Arroyo, PR grew from 5,940 to 6,134, a 3.27% increase and its median household income grew from $13,438 to $16,466, a 22.5% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Arroyo, PR are White (Hispanic) (55.9%), Other (Hispanic) (21.4%), Black or African American (Hispanic) (20.9%), Two+ (Hispanic) (1.5%), and White (Non-Hispanic) (0.326%). NaNk% of the people in Arroyo, PR speak a non-English language, and N/A% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Arroyo, PR are Colegio Mayor de Tecnologia Inc (108 degrees awarded in 2017).

The median property value in Arroyo, PR is $87,400, and the homeownership rate is 66.1%. Most people in Arroyo, PR commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 17.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Arroyo, PR is 1 car per household.

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Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the member for Arroyo, PR have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Diversity

Arroyo, PR is home to a population of 6.13k people, from which N/A% are citizens. As of N/A, N/A% of Arroyo, PR residents were born outside of the country (N/A people).

In 2018, there were 2.61 times more White (Hispanic) residents (3.43k people) in Arroyo, PR than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.32k Other (Hispanic) and 1.28k Black or African American (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Arroyo, PR
  1. White (Hispanic)
    3.43k ± 699
  2. Other (Hispanic)
    1.32k ± 561
  3. Black or African American (Hispanic)
    1.28k ± 378
99.7%
Hispanic Population
6.11k people

In 2018, there were 2.61 times more White (Hispanic) residents (3.43k people) in Arroyo, PR than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.32k Other (Hispanic) and 1.28k Black or African American (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

99.7% of the people in Arroyo, PR are hispanic (6.11k people).

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

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Age by Nativity

39
Median Native-Born Age
± 3.5
70
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 24.7

In 2018, the median age of all people in Arroyo, PR was 38.8. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 39, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 70. But people in Arroyo, PR are getting getting older. In 2017, the average age of all Arroyo, PR residents was 38.

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Global Diversity

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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 Puerto Rico was Dominican Republic, the natal country of 55,958 Puerto Rico residents, followed by Cuba with 11,998 and Colombia with 3,422.

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Citizenship

N/A%
N/A Citizenship

As of N/A, N/A% of Arroyo, 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 Arroyo, PR was N/A%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been N/A.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Korea
    53 ± 39
  2. Vietnam
    7 ± 29
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    0 ± 33

Arroyo, PR has a large population of military personnel who served in Korea, 7.57 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

Median household income in Arroyo, PR is $16,466. In 2018, the place with the highest Median Household Income in Arroyo, PR was Census Tract 2802.01 with a value of $17,750, followed by Census Tract 2802.02 and N/A, with respective values of $16,298 and N/A.

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

The economy of Arroyo, PR employs 1.22k people. The largest industries in Arroyo, PR are Health Care & Social Assistance (344 people), Public Administration (167 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (141 people), and the highest paying industries are Other Services Except Public Administration ($25,474), Public Administration ($23,292), and Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation ($21,204).

Wages

Median Household Income

$16,466
2018 value
± $5,025
22.5%
1 Year Growth
± 39.7%

Households in Arroyo, PR have a median annual income of $16,466, 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 $13,438 in 2017, which represents a 22.5% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$32,513
Average Male Salary in Puerto Rico
± $1,346
$30,196
Average Female Salary in Puerto Rico
± $1,178

In 2017, full-time male employees in Puerto Rico made 1.08 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in Puerto Rico
  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 Puerto Rico 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 in Puerto Rico.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Arroyo, PR is from Puerto Rico.
0.441
2017 Wage GINI in Puerto Rico
0.436
2016 Wage GINI in Puerto Rico

In 2017, the income inequality in Puerto Rico 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 GINI for Puerto Rico was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Puerto Rico in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 2802.01
  2. Census Tract 2802.02
  3. N/A

In 2018, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Arroyo, PR was Census Tract 2802.01 with a value of $17,750, followed by Census Tract 2802.02 and N/A, with respective values of $16,298 and N/A.

The following map shows all of the places in Arroyo, PR colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

55.9% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Arroyo, PR (3.43k out of 6.13k 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 25 - 34, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Females < 5.

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
    3,410 ± 492
  2. White
    2,129 ± 406
  3. Other
    612 ± 228

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Arroyo, 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

1.22k
2018 Value
± 325
-2.86%
1 Year decline
± 37.8%

From 2017 to 2018, employment in Arroyo, PR declined at a rate of -2.86%, from 1.26k employees to 1.22k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Arroyo, PR, are Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations (153 people), Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance Occupations (143 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (132 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Arroyo, PR.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Arroyo, PR, by number of employees, are Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations (153 people), Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance Occupations (143 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (132 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Arroyo, PR has an unusually high number of residents working as Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors (10 times higher than expected), Fire Fighting & Prevention, & Other Protective Service Workers Including Supervisors (3.85 times), and Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations (3.12 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Arroyo, PR, by median earnings, are Community & Social Service Occupations ($43,558), Fire Fighting & Prevention, & Other Protective Service Workers Including Supervisors ($38,600), and Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($33,263).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

1.22k
2018 Value
± 325
-2.86%
1 Year decline
± 37.8%

From 2017 to 2018, employment in Arroyo, PR declined at a rate of -2.86%, from 1.26k employees to 1.22k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Arroyo, PR, are Health Care & Social Assistance (344 people), Public Administration (167 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (141 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Arroyo, PR, though some of these residents may live in Arroyo, 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 Arroyo, PR, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (344 people), Public Administration (167 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (141 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Arroyo, PR has an unusually high number of Public Administration (2.94 times higher than expected), Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation (2.15 times), and Health Care & Social Assistance (2.03 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Arroyo, PR, by median earnings, are Other Services Except Public Administration ($25,474), Public Administration ($23,292), and Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation ($21,204).

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Education

In 2017, universities in Arroyo, PR awarded 108 degrees. The student population of Arroyo, PR is skewed towards men, with 50 male students and 12 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Arroyo, PR are Hispanic or Latino (108 and 100%), followed by Asian (0 and 0%), Black or African American (0 and 0%), and Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders (0 and 0%).

The largest universities in Arroyo, PR by number of degrees awarded are Colegio Mayor de Tecnologia Inc (108 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Arroyo, PR are Welding Technology (37 and 34.3%), Mechanical Engineering Technology (12 and 11.1%), and Autobody & Collision Repair Technology (11 and 10.2%).

The median tuition costs in Arroyo, PR are $N/A for private four year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 37 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 12 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 11 degree-majorss awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate recipients in Arroyo, PR was Welding Technology with 37 degree-majorss awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate from schools in Arroyo, PR according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded
108 degrees awarded
$N/A
Median In-State Public
$N/A
Median Private

In 2017, the Arroyo, PR institution with the largest number of graduating students was Colegio Mayor de Tecnologia Inc with 108 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

77
Degrees Awarded to Men
31
Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2017, 77 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Arroyo, PR, which is 2.48 times more than the 31 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
    108 degrees awarded
  2. Asian
    0 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    0 degrees awarded

In 2017 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Arroyo, PR were to Hispanic or Latino students. These 108 degrees mean that there were Infinityk times more Hispanic or Latino students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Asian, with 0 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Arroyo, PR was $87,400 in 2018, which is 0.38 times smaller than the national average of $229,700. Between 2017 and 2018 the median property value increased from $85,400 to $87,400, a 2.34% increase. The homeownership rate in Arroyo, PR is 66.1%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Arroyo, PR have an average commute time of 17.1 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Arroyo, PR is lower than the national average, with an average of 1 car per household.

Housing

Property Value

$87,400
2018 Median
± $4,349
$85,400
2017 Median
± $5,415

In 2018, the median property value in Arroyo, PR grew to to $87,400 from the previous year's value of $85,400.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Arroyo, 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 Arroyo, PR the largest share of households have a property value in the N/A range.

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$16,466
Median Household Income
± $5,025
2.15k
Number of Households
± 329

In 2018, the median household income of the 2.15k households in Arroyo, PR grew to $16,466 from the previous year's value of $13,438.

The following chart displays the households in Arroyo, PR distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the < $10k range.

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Property Taxes

None
Average Range

This chart shows the households in Arroyo, PR distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Arroyo, PR the largest share of households pay taxes in the None range.

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Rent vs Own

66.1%
2018 Homeownership
69.3%
2017 Homeownership

In 2018, 66.1% of the housing units in Arroyo, PR were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 69.3%.

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

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Commute Time

17.1 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Arroyo, PR have a shorter commute time (17.1 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.3 minutes). Additionally, 0% of the workforce in Arroyo, PR have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel
  1. Drove Alone
    92.4%
  2. Carpooled
    4.97%
  3. Worked At Home
    2.45%

In 2018, the most common method of travel for workers in Arroyo, PR was Drove Alone (92.4%), followed by those who Carpooled (4.97%) and those who Worked At Home (2.45%).

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Transportation

Car Ownership

1 car
Average Number

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

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Health

96.8% of the population of Arroyo, PR has health coverage, with 8.85% on employee plans, 69.2% on Medicaid, 10.2% on Medicare, 7.99% on non-group plans, and 0.571% on military or VA plans.

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.
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 Coverage

3.16%
Uninsured
8.85%
Employer Coverage
69.2%
Medicaid
10.2%
Medicare
7.99%
Non-Group
0.571%
Military or VA

Between 2017 and 2018, the percent of uninsured citizens in Arroyo, PR declined by 21.4% from 4.02% to 3.16%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Arroyo, PR changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.
Most at risk counties
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  3. N/A
    N/A

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