Coamo, PR

Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA)

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Population
39,265
1.33% 1-year decline
Median Age
40.7

Poverty Rate
47%

Median Household Income
$19,833
3.78% 1-year growth
Median Property Value
$88,800
0.566% 1-year growth
Number of Employees
11,633
0.12% 1-year growth

About

In 2018, Coamo, PR had a population of 39.3k people with a median age of 40.7 and a median household income of $19,833. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Coamo, PR declined from 39,796 to 39,265, a -1.33% decrease and its median household income grew from $19,110 to $19,833, a 3.78% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Coamo, PR are White (Hispanic) (66.2%), Black or African American (Hispanic) (25.5%), Other (Hispanic) (7.56%), White (Non-Hispanic) (0.55%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (0.206%). NaNk% of the people in Coamo, PR speak a non-English language, and N/A% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Coamo, PR are Educational Technical College-Recinto de Coamo (100 degrees awarded in 2017).

The median property value in Coamo, PR is $88,800, and the homeownership rate is 76.9%. Most people in Coamo, PR commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 25.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Coamo, PR is 2 cars per household.

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Diversity

Coamo, PR is home to a population of 39.3k people, from which N/A% are citizens. As of N/A, N/A% of Coamo, PR residents were born outside of the country (N/A people).

In 2018, there were 2.6 times more White (Hispanic) residents (26k people) in Coamo, PR than any other race or ethnicity. There were 10k Black or African American (Hispanic) and 2.97k Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Coamo, PR
  1. White (Hispanic)
    26k ± 914
  2. Black or African American (Hispanic)
    10k ± 965
  3. Other (Hispanic)
    2.97k ± 630
99.4%
Hispanic Population
39k people

In 2018, there were 2.6 times more White (Hispanic) residents (26k people) in Coamo, PR than any other race or ethnicity. There were 10k Black or African American (Hispanic) and 2.97k Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

99.4% of the people in Coamo, PR are hispanic (39k people).

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

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Age by Nativity

41
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.6
57
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 9

In 2018, the median age of all people in Coamo, PR was 40.7. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 41, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 57. But people in Coamo, PR are getting getting older. In 2017, the average age of all Coamo, PR residents was 39.

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Global Diversity

The PUMS dataset is not available at the MSA level, so we are showing data for Puerto Rico.
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 Coamo, 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 Coamo, 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
    464 ± 172
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    436 ± 196
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    257 ± 144

Coamo, PR has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.06 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

Median household income in Coamo, PR is $19,833. In 2018, the county with the highest Median Household Income in Coamo, 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.

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 Coamo, PR employs 11.6k people. The largest industries in Coamo, PR are Manufacturing (2,072 people), Public Administration (1,488 people), and Retail Trade (1,278 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($37,381), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($36,892), and Transportation & Warehousing ($36,250).

Wages

Median Household Income

$19,833
2018 value
± $2,057
3.78%
1 Year Growth
± 14.4%

Households in Coamo, PR have a median annual income of $19,833, 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 $19,110 in 2017, which represents a 3.78% 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.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Puerto Rico by number of full-time 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 Coamo, 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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In 2018, the county with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Coamo, 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 25 - 34
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

47% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Coamo, PR (18.4k out of 39.2k 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 45 - 54 and then Males 25 - 34.

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
    18,246 ± 910
  2. White
    12,279 ± 823
  3. Black
    4,835 ± 557

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

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

11.6k
2018 Value
± 917
0.12%
1 Year growth
± 11.2%

From 2017 to 2018, employment in Coamo, PR grew at a rate of 0.12%, from 11.6k employees to 11.6k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Coamo, PR, are Production Occupations (1,607 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,492 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (1,037 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Coamo, PR.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Coamo, PR, by number of employees, are Production Occupations (1,607 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,492 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (1,037 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other MSAs, Coamo, PR has an unusually high number of residents working as Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (9.25 times higher than expected), Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors (4.26 times), and Fire Fighting & Prevention, & Other Protective Service Workers Including Supervisors (2.47 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Coamo, PR, by median earnings, are Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($56,615), Computer, Engineering, & Science Occupations ($53,398), and Life, Physical, & Social Science Occupations ($51,364).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

11.6k
2018 Value
± 917
0.12%
1 Year growth
± 11.2%

From 2017 to 2018, employment in Coamo, PR grew at a rate of 0.12%, from 11.6k employees to 11.6k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Coamo, PR, are Manufacturing (2,072 people), Public Administration (1,488 people), and Retail Trade (1,278 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Coamo, PR, though some of these residents may live in Coamo, 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 Coamo, PR, by number of employees, are Manufacturing (2,072 people), Public Administration (1,488 people), and Retail Trade (1,278 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other MSAs, Coamo, PR has an unusually high number of Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (6.17 times higher than expected), Public Administration (2.75 times), and Manufacturing (1.77 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Coamo, PR, by median earnings, are Utilities ($37,381), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($36,892), and Transportation & Warehousing ($36,250).

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Education

In 2017, universities in Coamo, PR awarded 100 degrees. The student population of Coamo, PR is skewed towards women, with 38 male students and 121 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Coamo, PR are Hispanic or Latino (100 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 Coamo, PR by number of degrees awarded are Educational Technical College-Recinto de Coamo (100 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Coamo, PR are Nurse Education (23 and 23%), General Cosmetology (16 and 16%), and Child Care Provider (12 and 12%).

The median tuition costs in Coamo, 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. 23 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 16 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 12 degree-majorss awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate recipients in Coamo, PR was Nurse Education with 23 degree-majorss awarded.

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

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Universities

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

In 2017, the Coamo, PR institution with the largest number of graduating students was Educational Technical College-Recinto de Coamo with 100 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

23
Degrees Awarded to Men
77
Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2017, 23 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Coamo, PR, which is 0.299 times less than the 77 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
    100 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 Coamo, PR were to Hispanic or Latino students. These 100 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 Coamo, PR was $88,800 in 2018, which is 0.387 times smaller than the national average of $229,700. Between 2017 and 2018 the median property value increased from $88,300 to $88,800, a 0.566% increase. The homeownership rate in Coamo, PR is 76.9%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Coamo, PR have an average commute time of 25.4 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Coamo, PR is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$88,800
2018 Median
± $4,134
$88,300
2017 Median
± $3,367

In 2018, the median property value in Coamo, PR grew to to $88,800 from the previous year's value of $88,300.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Coamo, 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 Coamo, 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.
$19,833
Median Household Income
± $2,057
13.3k
Number of Households
± 804

In 2018, the median household income of the 13.3k households in Coamo, PR grew to $19,833 from the previous year's value of $19,110.

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

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Rent vs Own

76.9%
2018 Homeownership
76.2%
2017 Homeownership

In 2018, 76.9% of the housing units in Coamo, PR were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 76.2%.

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

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Commute Time

25.4 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Coamo, PR have a longer commute time (25.4 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.3 minutes). Additionally, 2.1% of the workforce in Coamo, PR have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel
  1. Drove Alone
    91.8%
  2. Walked
    4.67%
  3. Worked At Home
    1.69%

In 2018, the most common method of travel for workers in Coamo, PR was Drove Alone (91.8%), followed by those who Walked (4.67%) and those who Worked At Home (1.69%).

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

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Health

95.5% of the population of Coamo, PR has health coverage, with 25.6% on employee plans, 49% on Medicaid, 12.6% on Medicare, 7.15% on non-group plans, and 1.21% 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

4.49%
Uninsured
25.6%
Employer Coverage
49%
Medicaid
12.6%
Medicare
7.15%
Non-Group
1.21%
Military or VA

Between 2017 and 2018, the percent of uninsured citizens in Coamo, PR declined by 10.1% from 4.99% to 4.49%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Coamo, 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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    N/A

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