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-2.09% decline
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-1.6% decline
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-1.47% decline
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-5.55% decline


The economy of Puerto Rico employs 933,378 people. The economy of Puerto Rico is specialized in Animal production & aquaculture; Forestry except logging; and Farming, which employ respectively 1; 1; and 1 times more people than what would be expected in a location of this size. The largest industries in Puerto Rico are Elementary & secondary schools (82,333), Restaurants & Food Services (57,583), and Hospitals (50,826), and the highest paying industries are Commercial & service industry machinery manufacturing ($94,518), Tire manufacturing ($69,720), and U. S. Army ($62,499).

Median household income in Puerto Rico is $18,626. Males in Puerto Rico have an average income that is 1.1 times higher than the average income of females, which is $29,198. The income inequality of Puerto Rico (measured using the Gini index) is 0.46 which is lower than the national average.


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Health & Safety

Insurance and Medicare coverage combined with state and county level health and safety statistics for Puerto Rico. In Puerto Rico the age groups most likely to have health care coverage are 6-17 and 6-17, men and women, respectively. The location has a 1 to N/A primary care clinician to patient ratio and a Medicare reimbursement average per patient per year of N/A. N/A has the highest prevalence of homicides of any county in Puerto Rico.


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Puerto Rico is home to a population of 3.47M people, from which N/A are citizens. The ethnic composition of the population of Puerto Rico is composed of 3.44M Hispanic residents (98.9%), 26,431 White residents (0.76%), 3,291 Black residents (0.09%), 2,832 Asian residents (0.08%), and 2,656 Other residents (0.08%). The most common foreign languages in Puerto Rico are Spanish (3.2M speakers), French (1,320 speakers), and Chinese (1,215 speakers), but compared to other places, Puerto Rico has a relative high number of Spanish (3.2M speakers), French (1,320 speakers), and Portuguese (589 speakers).


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In 2015 universities in Puerto Rico awarded 60,717 degrees. The student population of Puerto Rico is skewed towards females, with 24,424 male students and 36,293 female students. Most students in Puerto Rico are Hispanic or Latino (59,400 and 97.8%), followed by Unknown (1,107 and 1.82%), White (48 and 0.08%), and Black or African American (38 and 0.06%). The largest universities in Puerto Rico by number of graduates are Instituto de Banca y Comercio Inc (7,054 and 11.6%), Universidad Del Turabo (2,746 and 4.52%), and Universidad Metropolitana (2,573 and 4.24%). The most popular majors in Puerto Rico are Registered Nursing (3,280 and 5.4%), Accounting (1,199 and 1.97%), and General Biological Sciences (1,017 and 1.67%). The median tuition costs in Puerto Rico are $4,560 for private four year colleges, and $1,870 and $3,892 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.



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Housing & Living

The median property value in Puerto Rico is $114,100, which is 0.59 times smaller than the national average of $194,500. Between 2014 and 2015 the median property value decreased from $120,800 to $114,100, a -5.55% increase. The homeownership rate of Puerto Rico is 68.5%, which is higher than the national average of 63%. People in Puerto Rico have an average commute time of 28.6 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Puerto Rico is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.


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