Coco, PR

Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA)

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Population
28,633
2.07% 1-year decline
Median Age
39.9

Poverty Rate
53.8%

Median Household Income
$16,887
3.95% 1-year growth
Median Property Value
$85,700
0.233% 1-year decline
Number of Employees
7,949
4.54% 1-year decline

About

In 2018, Coco, PR had a population of 28.6k people with a median age of 39.9 and a median household income of $16,887. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Coco, PR declined from 29,239 to 28,633, a -2.07% decrease and its median household income grew from $16,246 to $16,887, a 3.95% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Coco, PR are White (Hispanic) (57.1%), Black or African American (Hispanic) (33.5%), Other (Hispanic) (7.96%), Two+ (Hispanic) (0.782%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (0.405%). NaNk% of the people in Coco, PR speak a non-English language, and N/A% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Coco, PR is $85,700, and the homeownership rate is 80.2%. Most people in Coco, PR commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 24.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Coco, PR is 2 cars per household.

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Diversity

Coco, PR is home to a population of 28.6k people, from which N/A% are citizens. As of N/A, N/A% of Coco, PR residents were born outside of the country (N/A people).

In 2018, there were 1.71 times more White (Hispanic) residents (16.3k people) in Coco, PR than any other race or ethnicity. There were 9.58k Black or African American (Hispanic) and 2.28k Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Coco, PR
  1. White (Hispanic)
    16.3k ± 996
  2. Black or African American (Hispanic)
    9.58k ± 1.01k
  3. Other (Hispanic)
    2.28k ± 655
99.5%
Hispanic Population
28.5k people

In 2018, there were 1.71 times more White (Hispanic) residents (16.3k people) in Coco, PR than any other race or ethnicity. There were 9.58k Black or African American (Hispanic) and 2.28k Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

99.5% of the people in Coco, PR are hispanic (28.5k people).

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

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Age by Nativity

40
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.7
58
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 6.3

In 2018, the median age of all people in Coco, PR was 39.9. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 40, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 58. But people in Coco, PR are getting getting older. In 2017, the average age of all Coco, PR residents was 38.

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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 Coco, 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 Coco, 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
    272 ± 120
  2. Vietnam
    148 ± 78
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    125 ± 80

Coco, PR has a large population of military personnel who served in Korea, 1.84 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

Median household income in Coco, PR is $16,887. In 2018, the county with the highest Median Household Income in Coco, 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 Coco, PR employs 7.95k people. The largest industries in Coco, PR are Retail Trade (1,086 people), Manufacturing (1,053 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (993 people), and the highest paying industries are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($30,391), Public Administration ($24,962), and Educational Services ($20,910).

Wages

Median Household Income

$16,887
2018 value
± $1,447
3.95%
1 Year Growth
± 12%

Households in Coco, PR have a median annual income of $16,887, 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 $16,246 in 2017, which represents a 3.95% 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 Coco, 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 Coco, 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

53.8% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Coco, PR (15.3k out of 28.5k 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 55 - 64 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
    15,294 ± 730
  2. White
    8,045 ± 617
  3. Black
    5,684 ± 561

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

7.95k
2018 Value
± 716
-4.54%
1 Year decline
± 13.4%

From 2017 to 2018, employment in Coco, PR declined at a rate of -4.54%, from 8.33k employees to 7.95k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Coco, PR, are Sales & Related Occupations (1,043 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (777 people), and Production Occupations (690 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Coco, PR.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Coco, PR, by number of employees, are Sales & Related Occupations (1,043 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (777 people), and Production Occupations (690 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other MSAs, Coco, PR has an unusually high number of residents working as Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (7.93 times higher than expected), Fire Fighting & Prevention, & Other Protective Service Workers Including Supervisors (2.57 times), and Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors (2.49 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Coco, PR, by median earnings, are Life, Physical, & Social Science Occupations ($37,167), Computer, Engineering, & Science Occupations ($36,333), and Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($32,448).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

7.95k
2018 Value
± 716
-4.54%
1 Year decline
± 13.4%

From 2017 to 2018, employment in Coco, PR declined at a rate of -4.54%, from 8.33k employees to 7.95k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Coco, PR, are Retail Trade (1,086 people), Manufacturing (1,053 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (993 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Coco, PR, though some of these residents may live in Coco, 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 Coco, PR, by number of employees, are Retail Trade (1,086 people), Manufacturing (1,053 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (993 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other MSAs, Coco, PR has an unusually high number of Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (4.98 times higher than expected), Utilities (2.76 times), and Accommodation & Food Services (1.65 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Coco, PR, by median earnings, are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($30,391), Public Administration ($24,962), and Educational Services ($20,910).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Coco, PR was $85,700 in 2018, which is 0.373 times smaller than the national average of $229,700. Between 2017 and 2018 the median property value increased from $85,900 to $85,700, a 0.233% decrease. The homeownership rate in Coco, PR is 80.2%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Coco, PR have an average commute time of 24.2 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Coco, PR is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$85,700
2018 Median
± $2,747
$85,900
2017 Median
± $2,716

In 2018, the median property value in Coco, PR declined from to $85,700 from the previous year's value of $85,900.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Coco, 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 Coco, 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.
$16,887
Median Household Income
± $1,447
10.4k
Number of Households
± 714

In 2018, the median household income of the 10.4k households in Coco, PR grew to $16,887 from the previous year's value of $16,246.

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

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Rent vs Own

80.2%
2018 Homeownership
81%
2017 Homeownership

In 2018, 80.2% of the housing units in Coco, PR were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 81%.

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

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Commute Time

24.2 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Coco, PR have a shorter commute time (24.2 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.3 minutes). Additionally, 1.13% of the workforce in Coco, PR have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel
  1. Drove Alone
    88.9%
  2. Carpooled
    4.47%
  3. Walked
    3.63%

In 2018, the most common method of travel for workers in Coco, PR was Drove Alone (88.9%), followed by those who Carpooled (4.47%) and those who Walked (3.63%).

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

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Health

95.9% of the population of Coco, PR has health coverage, with 19.2% on employee plans, 56.3% on Medicaid, 13.3% on Medicare, 5.86% on non-group plans, and 1.15% 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

4.14%
Uninsured
19.2%
Employer Coverage
56.3%
Medicaid
13.3%
Medicare
5.86%
Non-Group
1.15%
Military or VA

Between 2017 and 2018, the percent of uninsured citizens in Coco, PR declined by 18.1% from 5.06% to 4.14%.

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