Guayama, PR

Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA)

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Population
77,151
2.21% 1-year decline
Median Age
40.1

Poverty Rate
53.7%

Median Household Income
$16,337
7.79% 1-year growth
Median Property Value
$89,600
1.65% 1-year decline
Number of Employees
17,308
0.0116% 1-year decline

About

In 2018, Guayama, PR had a population of 77.2k people with a median age of 40.1 and a median household income of $16,337. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Guayama, PR declined from 78,896 to 77,151, a -2.21% decrease and its median household income grew from $15,157 to $16,337, a 7.79% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Guayama, PR are White (Hispanic) (58.4%), Black or African American (Hispanic) (28.1%), Other (Hispanic) (11.4%), Two+ (Hispanic) (0.955%), and White (Non-Hispanic) (0.652%). NaNk% of the people in Guayama, PR speak a non-English language, and N/A% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Guayama, PR are Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Guayama (336 degrees awarded in 2017), Instituto Tecnologico de Puerto Rico-Recinto de Guayama (192 degrees), and Colegio Mayor de Tecnologia Inc (108 degrees).

The median property value in Guayama, PR is $89,600, and the homeownership rate is 72.3%. Most people in Guayama, PR commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 24.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Guayama, PR is 2 cars per household.

Guayama, PR borders Coco, PR and San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR.

Civics

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Diversity

Guayama, PR is home to a population of 77.2k people, from which N/A% are citizens. As of N/A, N/A% of Guayama, PR residents were born outside of the country (N/A people).

In 2018, there were 2.07 times more White (Hispanic) residents (45k people) in Guayama, PR than any other race or ethnicity. There were 21.7k Black or African American (Hispanic) and 8.8k Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Guayama, PR
  1. White (Hispanic)
    45k ± 1.68k
  2. Black or African American (Hispanic)
    21.7k ± 1.36k
  3. Other (Hispanic)
    8.8k ± 1.34k
99.2%
Hispanic Population
76.6k people

In 2018, there were 2.07 times more White (Hispanic) residents (45k people) in Guayama, PR than any other race or ethnicity. There were 21.7k Black or African American (Hispanic) and 8.8k Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

99.2% of the people in Guayama, PR are hispanic (76.6k people).

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

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Age by Nativity

40
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.6
55
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 9.8

In 2018, the median age of all people in Guayama, PR was 40.1. 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 Guayama, PR are getting getting older. In 2017, the average age of all Guayama, 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 Guayama, 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 Guayama, 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
    216 ± 105
  2. Vietnam
    205 ± 91
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    67 ± 77

Guayama, PR has a large population of military personnel who served in Korea, 1.05 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

Median household income in Guayama, PR is $16,337. In 2018, the county with the highest Median Household Income in Guayama, 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 Guayama, PR employs 17.3k people. The largest industries in Guayama, PR are Health Care & Social Assistance (2,382 people), Public Administration (2,295 people), and Educational Services (2,282 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($41,935), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($37,583), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($25,564).

Wages

Median Household Income

$16,337
2018 value
± $994
7.79%
1 Year Growth
± 7.33%

Households in Guayama, PR have a median annual income of $16,337, 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 $15,157 in 2017, which represents a 7.79% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

The PUMS dataset is not available at the MSA level, so we are showing data for Puerto Rico.
$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 Guayama, 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 Guayama, 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.

The following map shows all of the counties in Guayama, 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

53.7% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Guayama, PR (40.2k out of 75k 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 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
    40,088 ± 1,273
  2. White
    23,930 ± 1,172
  3. Black
    11,570 ± 843

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

17.3k
2018 Value
± 1,172
-0.0116%
1 Year decline
± 9.48%

From 2017 to 2018, employment in Guayama, PR declined at a rate of -0.0116%, from 17.3k employees to 17.3k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Guayama, PR, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,878 people), Sales & Related Occupations (1,762 people), and Production Occupations (1,634 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Guayama, PR.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Guayama, PR, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,878 people), Sales & Related Occupations (1,762 people), and Production Occupations (1,634 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other MSAs, Guayama, PR has an unusually high number of residents working as Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors (5.63 times higher than expected), Fire Fighting & Prevention, & Other Protective Service Workers Including Supervisors (3.21 times), and Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (2.7 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Guayama, PR, by median earnings, are Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, & Media Occupations ($72,955), Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($36,758), and Computer, Engineering, & Science Occupations ($32,208).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

17.3k
2018 Value
± 1,172
-0.0116%
1 Year decline
± 9.48%

From 2017 to 2018, employment in Guayama, PR declined at a rate of -0.0116%, from 17.3k employees to 17.3k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Guayama, PR, are Health Care & Social Assistance (2,382 people), Public Administration (2,295 people), and Educational Services (2,282 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Guayama, PR, though some of these residents may live in Guayama, 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 Guayama, PR, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (2,382 people), Public Administration (2,295 people), and Educational Services (2,282 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other MSAs, Guayama, PR has an unusually high number of Public Administration (2.85 times higher than expected), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (1.85 times), and Utilities (1.76 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Guayama, PR, by median earnings, are Utilities ($41,935), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($37,583), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($25,564).

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Education

In 2017, universities in Guayama, PR awarded 636 degrees. The student population of Guayama, PR is skewed towards women, with 1,065 male students and 1,541 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Guayama, PR are Hispanic or Latino (634 and 99.7%), followed by Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders (1 and 0.157%), White (1 and 0.157%), and Asian (0 and 0%).

The largest universities in Guayama, PR by number of degrees awarded are Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Guayama (336 and 52.8%), Instituto Tecnologico de Puerto Rico-Recinto de Guayama (192 and 30.2%), and Colegio Mayor de Tecnologia Inc (108 and 17%).

The most popular majors in Guayama, PR are Registered Nursing (115 and 18.1%), Licensed Practical & Vocational Nurse Training (57 and 8.96%), and Mechanical Engineering Technology (37 and 5.82%).

The median tuition costs in Guayama, PR are $4,488 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. 53 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 39 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 34 degree-majorss awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Guayama, PR was Licensed Practical & Vocational Nurse Training with 53 degree-majorss awarded.

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

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 336 degrees awarded
  2. 192 degrees awarded
  3. 108 degrees awarded
$N/A
Median In-State Public
$4,488
Median Private

In 2017, the Guayama, PR institution with the largest number of graduating students was Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Guayama with 336 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

262
Degrees Awarded to Men
374
Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2017, 262 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Guayama, PR, which is 0.701 times less than the 374 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the gender disparity between the institutions in Guayama, PR by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    634 degrees awarded
  2. Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders
    1 degrees awarded
  3. White
    1 degrees awarded

In 2017 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Guayama, PR were to Hispanic or Latino students. These 634 degrees mean that there were 634 times more Hispanic or Latino students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, with 1 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Guayama, PR was $89,600 in 2018, which is 0.39 times smaller than the national average of $229,700. Between 2017 and 2018 the median property value increased from $91,100 to $89,600, a 1.65% decrease. The homeownership rate in Guayama, PR is 72.3%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Guayama, PR have an average commute time of 24.5 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Guayama, PR is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$89,600
2018 Median
± $1,843
$91,100
2017 Median
± $1,866

In 2018, the median property value in Guayama, PR declined from to $89,600 from the previous year's value of $91,100.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Guayama, 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 Guayama, 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.
$16,337
Median Household Income
± $994
26.7k
Number of Households
± 1,155

In 2018, the median household income of the 26.7k households in Guayama, PR grew to $16,337 from the previous year's value of $15,157.

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

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Rent vs Own

72.3%
2018 Homeownership
73.6%
2017 Homeownership

In 2018, 72.3% of the housing units in Guayama, PR were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 73.6%.

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

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Commute Time

24.5 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Guayama, PR have a shorter commute time (24.5 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.3 minutes). Additionally, 3.2% of the workforce in Guayama, PR have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel
  1. Drove Alone
    85.2%
  2. Carpooled
    9.45%
  3. Walked
    2.37%

In 2018, the most common method of travel for workers in Guayama, PR was Drove Alone (85.2%), followed by those who Carpooled (9.45%) and those who Walked (2.37%).

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

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

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Health

95.4% of the population of Guayama, PR has health coverage, with 17.1% on employee plans, 63% on Medicaid, 6.71% on Medicare, 7.88% on non-group plans, and 0.715% 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%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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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%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Coverage

4.56%
Uninsured
17.1%
Employer Coverage
63%
Medicaid
6.71%
Medicare
7.88%
Non-Group
0.715%
Military or VA

Between 2017 and 2018, the percent of uninsured citizens in Guayama, PR declined by 4.19% from 4.76% to 4.56%.

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