Mayagüez Municipio, PR

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Population

79,615

2.43% decline

Median Age

39.9


Median Household Income

$14,642

2.5% decline

Poverty Rate

52%


Number of Employees

20,040

3.91% decline

Median Property Value

$99,800

1.58% decline

About

In 2017, Mayagüez Municipio, PR had a population of 79.6k people with a median age of 39.9 and a median household income of $14,642. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Mayagüez Municipio, PR declined from 81,594 to 79,615, a -2.43% decrease and its median household income declined from $15,017 to $14,642, a -2.5% decrease.

The population of Mayagüez Municipio, PR is 99.3% Hispanic or Latino, 0.496% White Alone, and 0.1% Some Other Race Alone. 92.7% of the people in Mayagüez Municipio, PR speak a non-English language, and N/A% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Mayagüez Municipio, PR are University of Puerto Rico-Mayaguez (1,844 degrees awarded in 2016), Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico-Mayaguez (235 degrees), and Universidad Adventista de las Antillas (230 degrees).

The median property value in Mayagüez Municipio, PR is $99,800, and the homeownership rate is 58.6%. Most people in Mayagüez Municipio, PR commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 21.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Mayagüez Municipio, PR is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Mayagüez Municipio, PR employs 20k people. The largest industries in Mayagüez Municipio, PR are Retail Trade (3,423 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (3,236 people), and Educational Services (2,764 people), and the highest paying industries are Wholesale Trade ($30,511), Finance & Insurance ($27,832), and Utilities ($26,674).

Median household income in Mayagüez Municipio, PR is $14,642. Males in Mayagüez Municipio, PR have an average income that is 1.08 times higher than the average income of females, which is $30,196. The income inequality in Mayagüez Municipio, PR (measured using the Gini index) is 0.441, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$14,642

2017 value

± $726

-2.5%

1 Year Growth

± 7.68%

Households in Mayagüez Municipio, PR have a median annual income of $14,642, which is less than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $15,017 in 2016, which represents a -2.5% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$32,513

Average Male Salary

± $1,346

$30,196

Average Female Salary

± $1,178

In 2017, full-time male employees in Mayagüez Municipio, PR 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

  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 Mayagüez Municipio, PR 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.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Mayagüez Municipio, PR is from Puerto Rico.

0.441

2017 Wage GINI

0.436

2016 Wage GINI

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 2017 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 815.22

  2. Census Tract 816.01

  3. Census Tract 813

In 2017, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Mayagüez Municipio, PR was Census Tract 815.22 with a value of $42,772, followed by Census Tract 816.01 and Census Tract 813, with respective values of $27,450 and $23,621.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Males 18 - 24

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

52% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Mayagüez Municipio, PR (40.8k out of 78.5k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 18 - 24, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Females 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

    40,644 ± 1,155

  2. Other

    26,285 ± 1,127

  3. White

    12,232 ± 734

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

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

20k

2017 Value

± 1,056

-3.91%

1 Year decline

± 7.61%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Mayagüez Municipio, PR declined at a rate of -3.91%, from 20.9k employees to 20k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Mayagüez Municipio, PR, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (3,192 people), Sales & Related Occupations (2,963 people), and Education, Training, & Library Occupations (1,674 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Mayagüez Municipio, PR.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Mayagüez Municipio, PR, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (3,192 people), Sales & Related Occupations (2,963 people), and Education, Training, & Library Occupations (1,674 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Mayagüez Municipio, PR has an unusually high number of residents working as Fire Fighting & Prevention, & Other Protective Service Workers Including Supervisors (2.75 times higher than expected), Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors (2.38 times), and Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance Occupations (1.59 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Mayagüez Municipio, PR, by median earnings, are Legal Occupations ($41,161), Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($36,974), and Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($36,282).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

20k

2017 Value

± 1,056

-3.91%

1 Year decline

± 7.61%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Mayagüez Municipio, PR declined at a rate of -3.91%, from 20.9k employees to 20k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Mayagüez Municipio, PR, are Retail Trade (3,423 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (3,236 people), and Educational Services (2,764 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Mayagüez Municipio, PR, though some of these residents may live in Mayagüez 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 Mayagüez Municipio, PR, by number of employees, are Retail Trade (3,423 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (3,236 people), and Educational Services (2,764 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Mayagüez Municipio, PR has an unusually high number of Public Administration (1.55 times higher than expected), Retail Trade (1.5 times), and Educational Services (1.49 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Mayagüez Municipio, PR, by median earnings, are Wholesale Trade ($30,511), Finance & Insurance ($27,832), and Utilities ($26,674).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

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Domestic Trade Growth

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Interstate Trade

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Health

94.1% of the population of Mayagüez Municipio, PR has health coverage, with 20.8% on employee plans, 46.7% on Medicaid, 13.4% on Medicare, 12.1% on non-group plans, and 1.09% on military or VA plans.

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Patient to Clinician Ratios

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Behavioral Health Conditions

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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

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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 Spending

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Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

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Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

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Health Care Coverage

5.9%

Uninsured

20.8%

Employer Coverage

46.7%

Medicaid

13.4%

Medicare

12.1%

Non-Group

1.09%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Mayagüez Municipio, PR declined by 1.43% from 5.98% to 5.9%.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

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Diversity

Mayagüez Municipio, PR is home to a population of 79.6k people, from which N/A% are citizens. As of 2017, N/A% of Mayagüez Municipio, PR residents were born outside of the country.

The ethnic composition of the population of Mayagüez Municipio, PR is composed of 79.1k Hispanic or Latino residents (99.3%), 395 White Alone residents (0.496%), 80 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.1%), 34 Asian Alone residents (0.0427%), 29 Black or African American Alone residents (0.0364%), 1 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.00126%), 0 Two or More Races residents (0%), and 0 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Mayagüez Municipio, PR are Spanish or Spanish Creole (73,596 speakers), Italian (18 speakers), and Polish (17 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

40

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.4

49

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 11.7

In 2017, the median age of all people in Mayagüez Municipio, 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 49. But people in Mayagüez Municipio, PR are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Mayagüez Municipio, PR residents was 39.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

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2017 Foreign-Born Population

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2016 Foreign-Born Population

As of 2017, N/A% of Mayagüez Municipio, PR residents were born outside of the United States, which is approximately the same as the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Mayagüez Municipio, PR was N/A%, meaning that the rate has been maintaining.

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Global Diversity

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

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Citizenship

N/A Citizenship

  1. N/A%

  2. N/A%

As of N/A, N/A% of Mayagüez Municipio, PR residents were US citizens, which is approximately the same as the national average of 93.1%. In N/A, the percentage of US citizens in Mayagüez Municipio, PR was N/A%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been N/A.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. Hispanic or Latino

    79.1k ± 2.87k

  2. White Alone

    395 ± 158

  3. Some Other Race Alone

    80 ± 118

In 2017, there were 200 times more Hispanic or Latino residents (79.1k people) in Mayagüez Municipio, PR than any other race or ethnicity. There were 395 White Alone and 80 Some Other Race Alone residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Mayagüez Municipio, PR as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish or Spanish Creole

    73,596 speakers (92.6%)

  2. Italian

    18 speakers (0.0227%)

  3. Polish

    17 speakers (0.0214%)

92.7% of Mayagüez Municipio, PR citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is higher than the national average of 21.5%. In 2015, the most common non-English language spoken in Mayagüez Municipio, PR was Spanish or Spanish Creole. 92.6% of the overall population of Mayagüez Municipio, PR are native Spanish or Spanish Creole speakers. 0.0227% speak Italian and 0.0214% speak Spanish or Spanish Creole, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    561 ± 140

  2. Korea

    527 ± 130

  3. Gulf War (2001-)

    236 ± 108

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

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Education

In 2016, universities in Mayagüez Municipio, PR awarded 2,781 degrees. The student population of Mayagüez Municipio, PR is skewed towards women, with 8,740 male students and 8,891 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Mayagüez Municipio, PR are Hispanic or Latino (2,562 and 94%), followed by Unknown (158 and 5.8%), White (3 and 0.11%), and Black or African American (2 and 0.0734%).

The largest universities in Mayagüez Municipio, PR by number of degrees awarded are University of Puerto Rico-Mayaguez (1,844 and 66.3%), Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico-Mayaguez (235 and 8.45%), and Universidad Adventista de las Antillas (230 and 8.27%).

The most popular majors in Mayagüez Municipio, PR are Registered Nursing (225 and 8.09%), General Biological Sciences (221 and 7.95%), and Mechanical Engineering (149 and 5.36%).

The median tuition costs in Mayagüez Municipio, PR are $5,215 for private four year colleges, and $1,878 and $3,900 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 211 degrees awarded

  2. 198 degrees awarded

  3. 133 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Mayagüez Municipio, PR was General Biological Sciences with 211 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

  1. 1,844 degrees awarded

  2. 235 degrees awarded

  3. 230 degrees awarded

$1,878

Median In-State Public

$5,215

Median Private

In 2016, the Mayagüez Municipio, PR institution with the largest number of graduating students was University of Puerto Rico-Mayaguez with 1,844 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

1,209

Degrees Awarded to Men

1,572

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 1,209 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Mayagüez Municipio, PR, which is 0.769 times less than the 1,572 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

    2,562 degrees awarded

  2. Unknown

    158 degrees awarded

  3. White

    3 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Mayagüez Municipio, PR were to Hispanic or Latino students. These 2,562 degrees mean that there were 16.2 times more Hispanic or Latino students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Unknown, with 158 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Mayagüez Municipio, PR was $99,800 in 2017, which is 0.459 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $101,400 to $99,800, a 1.58% decrease. The homeownership rate in Mayagüez Municipio, PR is 58.6%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Mayagüez Municipio, PR have an average commute time of 21.9 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Mayagüez Municipio, PR is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$14,642

Median Household Income

± $726

29.8k

Number of Households

± 1,017

In 2017, the median household income of the 29.8k households in Mayagüez Municipio, PR declined from $14,642 from the previous year's value of $15,017.

The following chart displays the households in Mayagüez 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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Housing

Property Value

$99,800

2017 Median

± $3,293

$101,400

2016 Median

± $3,511

In 2017, the median property value in Mayagüez Municipio, PR declined from to $99,800 from the previous year's value of $101,400.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Mayagüez 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 Mayagüez Municipio, PR the largest share of households have a property value in the $100k - $125k range.

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Property Taxes

None

Average Range

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Rent vs Own

58.6%

2017 Homeownership

58.6%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 58.6% of the housing units in Mayagüez Municipio, PR were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 58.6%.

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

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

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

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Commute Time

21.9 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Mayagüez Municipio, PR have a shorter commute time (21.9 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 1.78% of the workforce in Mayagüez Municipio, PR have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    83.2%

  2. Carpooled

    9%

  3. Walked

    3.98%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Mayagüez Municipio, PR was Drove Alone, followed by those who Carpooled and those who Walked.

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