Caguas Municipio, PR

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Population
131,363
2.16% 1-year decline
Median Age
40.5

Poverty Rate
37.4%

Median Household Income
$25,006
3.21% 1-year growth
Median Property Value
$131,300
1.5% 1-year decline
Number of Employees
46,508
0.77% 1-year decline

About

In 2018, Caguas Municipio, PR had a population of 131k people with a median age of 40.5 and a median household income of $25,006. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Caguas Municipio, PR declined from 134,269 to 131,363, a -2.16% decrease and its median household income grew from $24,229 to $25,006, a 3.21% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Caguas Municipio, PR are White (Hispanic) (75.7%), Other (Hispanic) (11.7%), Black or African American (Hispanic) (8.4%), Two+ (Hispanic) (2.79%), and White (Non-Hispanic) (0.823%). NaNk% of the people in Caguas Municipio, PR speak a non-English language, and N/A% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Caguas Municipio, PR are Mech-Tech College (1,350 degrees awarded in 2017), EDIC College (870 degrees), and Columbia Central University-Caguas (592 degrees).

The median property value in Caguas Municipio, PR is $131,300, and the homeownership rate is 68.7%. Most people in Caguas Municipio, PR commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 31.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Caguas Municipio, PR is 2 cars per household.

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Diversity

Caguas Municipio, PR is home to a population of 131k people, from which N/A% are citizens. As of N/A, N/A% of Caguas Municipio, PR residents were born outside of the country (N/A people).

In 2018, there were 6.47 times more White (Hispanic) residents (99.5k people) in Caguas Municipio, PR than any other race or ethnicity. There were 15.4k Other (Hispanic) and 11k 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 Caguas Municipio, PR
  1. White (Hispanic)
    99.5k ± 2.12k
  2. Other (Hispanic)
    15.4k ± 1.48k
  3. Black or African American (Hispanic)
    11k ± 1.18k
99%
Hispanic Population
130k people

In 2018, there were 6.47 times more White (Hispanic) residents (99.5k people) in Caguas Municipio, PR than any other race or ethnicity. There were 15.4k Other (Hispanic) and 11k Black or African American (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

99% of the people in Caguas Municipio, PR are hispanic (130k people).

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Age by Nativity

40
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.5
55
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 5.3

In 2018, the median age of all people in Caguas Municipio, PR was 40.5. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 40, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 55. But people in Caguas Municipio, PR are getting getting older. In 2017, the average age of all Caguas Municipio, PR residents was 40.

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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 Caguas Municipio, 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 Caguas Municipio, 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. Vietnam
    1,451 ± 223
  2. Korea
    574 ± 134
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    503 ± 173

Caguas Municipio, PR has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.53 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

Median household income in Caguas Municipio, PR is $25,006. In 2018, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Caguas Municipio, PR was Census Tract 2003.03 with a value of $52,266, followed by Census Tract 2003.02 and Census Tract 2024.02, with respective values of $41,386 and $39,246.

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 Caguas Municipio, PR employs 46.5k people. The largest industries in Caguas Municipio, PR are Health Care & Social Assistance (6,837 people), Retail Trade (6,378 people), and Educational Services (4,579 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($40,244), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($31,607), and Finance & Insurance ($31,303).

Wages

Median Household Income

$25,006
2018 value
± $1,128
3.21%
1 Year Growth
± 5.64%

Households in Caguas Municipio, PR have a median annual income of $25,006, 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 $24,229 in 2017, which represents a 3.21% 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 Caguas Municipio, 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 2003.03
  2. Census Tract 2003.02
  3. Census Tract 2024.02

In 2018, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Caguas Municipio, PR was Census Tract 2003.03 with a value of $52,266, followed by Census Tract 2003.02 and Census Tract 2024.02, with respective values of $41,386 and $39,246.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Caguas Municipio, 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

37.4% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Caguas Municipio, PR (48.9k out of 131k 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 35 - 44 and then Females 55 - 64.

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
    48,356 ± 1,466
  2. White
    37,305 ± 1,333
  3. Other
    5,418 ± 559

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

46.5k
2018 Value
± 1,663
-0.77%
1 Year decline
± 5.04%

From 2017 to 2018, employment in Caguas Municipio, PR declined at a rate of -0.77%, from 46.9k employees to 46.5k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Caguas Municipio, PR, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (6,571 people), Sales & Related Occupations (6,055 people), and Management Occupations (3,485 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Caguas Municipio, PR.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Caguas Municipio, PR, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (6,571 people), Sales & Related Occupations (6,055 people), and Management Occupations (3,485 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Caguas Municipio, PR has an unusually high number of residents working as Fire Fighting & Prevention, & Other Protective Service Workers Including Supervisors (2.73 times higher than expected), Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors (1.89 times), and Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations (1.33 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Caguas Municipio, PR, by median earnings, are Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($61,862), Computer, Engineering, & Science Occupations ($40,945), and Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($40,794).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

46.5k
2018 Value
± 1,663
-0.77%
1 Year decline
± 5.04%

From 2017 to 2018, employment in Caguas Municipio, PR declined at a rate of -0.77%, from 46.9k employees to 46.5k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Caguas Municipio, PR, are Health Care & Social Assistance (6,837 people), Retail Trade (6,378 people), and Educational Services (4,579 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Caguas Municipio, PR, though some of these residents may live in Caguas Municipio, 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 Caguas Municipio, PR, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (6,837 people), Retail Trade (6,378 people), and Educational Services (4,579 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Caguas Municipio, PR has an unusually high number of Public Administration (1.56 times higher than expected), Administrative & Support & Waste Management Services (1.53 times), and Utilities (1.43 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Caguas Municipio, PR, by median earnings, are Utilities ($40,244), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($31,607), and Finance & Insurance ($31,303).

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Education

In 2017, universities in Caguas Municipio, PR awarded 3,909 degrees. The student population of Caguas Municipio, PR is skewed towards men, with 4,247 male students and 4,011 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Caguas Municipio, PR are Hispanic or Latino (3,879 and 99.2%), followed by White (14 and 0.358%), Black or African American (7 and 0.179%), and Asian (4 and 0.102%).

The largest universities in Caguas Municipio, PR by number of degrees awarded are Mech-Tech College (1,350 and 34.5%), EDIC College (870 and 22.3%), and Columbia Central University-Caguas (592 and 15.1%).

The most popular majors in Caguas Municipio, PR are Automobile Mechanics Technology (618 and 15.8%), Registered Nursing (397 and 10.2%), and Other Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research, & Clinical Nursing (209 and 5.35%).

The median tuition costs in Caguas Municipio, PR are $11,250 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. 140 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 580 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 199 degree-majorss awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate recipients in Caguas Municipio, PR was Medical Administrative Assistant with 140 degree-majorss awarded.

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

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 1,350 degrees awarded
  2. 870 degrees awarded
  3. 592 degrees awarded
$N/A
Median In-State Public
$11,250
Median Private

In 2017, the Caguas Municipio, PR institution with the largest number of graduating students was Mech-Tech College with 1,350 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

2,125
Degrees Awarded to Men
1,784
Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2017, 2,125 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Caguas Municipio, PR, which is 1.19 times more than the 1,784 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
    3,879 degrees awarded
  2. White
    14 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    7 degrees awarded

In 2017 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Caguas Municipio, PR were to Hispanic or Latino students. These 3,879 degrees mean that there were 277 times more Hispanic or Latino students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, White, with 14 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Caguas Municipio, PR was $131,300 in 2018, which is 0.572 times smaller than the national average of $229,700. Between 2017 and 2018 the median property value increased from $133,300 to $131,300, a 1.5% decrease. The homeownership rate in Caguas Municipio, PR is 68.7%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Caguas Municipio, PR have an average commute time of 31.4 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Caguas Municipio, PR is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$131,300
2018 Median
± $2,928
$133,300
2017 Median
± $2,797

In 2018, the median property value in Caguas Municipio, PR declined from to $131,300 from the previous year's value of $133,300.

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

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Household Income

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$25,006
Median Household Income
± $1,128
48.6k
Number of Households
± 1,594

In 2018, the median household income of the 48.6k households in Caguas Municipio, PR grew to $25,006 from the previous year's value of $24,229.

The following chart displays the households in Caguas Municipio, 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

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Rent vs Own

68.7%
2018 Homeownership
68.3%
2017 Homeownership

In 2018, 68.7% of the housing units in Caguas Municipio, PR were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 68.3%.

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

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Commute Time

31.4 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Caguas Municipio, PR have a longer commute time (31.4 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.3 minutes). Additionally, 4.26% of the workforce in Caguas Municipio, PR have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel
  1. Drove Alone
    82.6%
  2. Carpooled
    10.1%
  3. Walked
    2.58%

In 2018, the most common method of travel for workers in Caguas Municipio, PR was Drove Alone (82.6%), followed by those who Carpooled (10.1%) and those who Walked (2.58%).

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

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

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Health

93.9% of the population of Caguas Municipio, PR has health coverage, with 29.7% on employee plans, 40.8% on Medicaid, 11.5% on Medicare, 10.7% on non-group plans, and 1.18% 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

6.08%
Uninsured
29.7%
Employer Coverage
40.8%
Medicaid
11.5%
Medicare
10.7%
Non-Group
1.18%
Military or VA

Between 2017 and 2018, the percent of uninsured citizens in Caguas Municipio, PR declined by 11.2% from 6.84% to 6.08%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Caguas Municipio, 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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