San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR

Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA)

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2019 Population
2.03M
0.36% 1-year growth
2019 Median Age
42.8
0% 1-year change
2019 Poverty Rate
39.9%
1.4% 1-year decrease
2019 Median Household Income
$23,137
1.67% 1-year growth
2019 Median Property Value
$120,900
0.657% 1-year decline
2019 Employed Population
714,234
3.62% 1-year growth

About

In 2019, San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR had a population of 2.03M people with a median age of 42.8 and a median household income of $23,137. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR grew from 2.02M to 2.03M, a 0.36% increase and its median household income grew from $22,757 to $23,137, a 1.67% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR are White (Hispanic) (60.9%), Black or African American (Hispanic) (15.2%), Other (Hispanic) (13.4%), Two+ (Hispanic) (8.54%), and White (Non-Hispanic) (1.29%). 0% of the households in San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR speak a non-English language at home as their primary language, and N/A% of the residents in San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR are Instituto de Banca y Comercio Inc (4,966 degrees awarded in 2019), National University College (3,290 degrees), and Universidad Ana G. Mendez-Gurabo Campus (3,241 degrees).

In 2019, the median property value in San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR was $120,900, and the homeownership rate was 68.3%. Most people in San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 31 minutes. The average car ownership in San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR was 2 cars per household.

San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR borders Aguadilla-Isabela, PR, Arecibo, PR, Coamo, PR, Coco, PR, Guayama, PR, Jayuya, PR, and Ponce, PR.

Diversity

San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR is home to a population of 2.03M people, from which N/A% are citizens. As of N/A, N/A% of San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR residents were born outside of the country (N/A people).

In 2019, there were 4 times more White (Hispanic) residents (1.24M people) in San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR than any other race or ethnicity. There were 309k Black or African American (Hispanic) and 272k Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR
  1. White (Hispanic)
    1.24M ± 15.8k
  2. Black or African American (Hispanic)
    309k ± 10.4k
  3. Other (Hispanic)
    272k ± 12.5k
98.3%
Hispanic Population
2M people

In 2019, there were 4 times more White (Hispanic) residents (1.24M people) in San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR than any other race or ethnicity. There were 309k Black or African American (Hispanic) and 272k Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

98.3% of the people in San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR are hispanic (2M people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR as a share of the total population.

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Age by Nativity

42
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.2
53
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 2

In 2019, the median age of all people in San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR was 42.8. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 42, were generally younger than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 53. But people in San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR are getting staying the same age. In 2018, the average age of all San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR residents was 43.

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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
    51,729 ± 5,539 people
  2. Cuba
    9,424 ± 2,380 people
  3. Colombia
    5,020 ± 1,738 people

In 2019, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Puerto Rico was Dominican Republic, the natal country of 51,729 Puerto Rico residents, followed by Cuba with 9,424 and Colombia with 5,020.

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Citizenship

N/A%
N/A Citizenship

As of N/A, N/A% of San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR residents were US citizens, which is approximately the same as the national average of 93.4%. In N/A, the percentage of US citizens in San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, 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
    17,222 ± 2,167
  2. Korea
    7,825 ± 1,384
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    5,239 ± 1,233

San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.2 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

Median household income in San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR is $23,137. In 2019, the county with the highest Median Household Income in San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR was Guaynabo Municipio, PR with a value of $37,499, followed by Trujillo Alto Municipio, PR and Toa Alta Municipio, PR, with respective values of $32,244 and $28,440.

Males in Puerto Rico have an average income that is 1.13 times higher than the average income of females, which is $30,511. The income inequality in Puerto Rico (measured using the Gini index) is 0.466, which is lower than than the national average.

The economy of San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR employs 714k people. The largest industries in San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR are Retail Trade (99,519 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (88,409 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (65,047 people), and the highest paying industries are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($35,634), Information ($32,804), and Utilities ($30,613).

Wages

Median Household Income

$23,137
2019 value
± $593
1.67%
1 Year Growth
± 3.49%

Households in San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR have a median annual income of $23,137, which is less than the median annual income of $65,712 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $22,757 in 2018, which represents a 1.67% 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.
$34,540
Average Male Salary in Puerto Rico
± $1,650
$30,511
Average Female Salary in Puerto Rico
± $1,376

In 2019, full-time male employees in Puerto Rico made 1.13 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

The PUMS dataset is not available at the MSA level, so we are showing data for Puerto Rico.
Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in Puerto Rico
  1. Asian
    $49,403 ± $36,490
  2. American Indian
    $40,161 ± $31,668
  3. White
    $28,996 ± $1,173

In 2019 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Puerto Rico workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.23 times more than American Indian workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in Puerto Rico.

This chart shows the race- and ethnicity-based wage disparities in the 5 most common occupations in Puerto Rico by number of full-time employees.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR is from Puerto Rico.
0.466
2019 Wage GINI in Puerto Rico
0.442
2018 Wage GINI in Puerto Rico

In 2019, the income inequality in Puerto Rico was 0.466 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 5.5% growth from 2018 to 2019, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Puerto Rico was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Puerto Rico in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Puerto Rico across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Race/Ethnicity

In 2019, the county with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR was Guaynabo Municipio, PR with a value of $37,499, followed by Trujillo Alto Municipio, PR and Toa Alta Municipio, PR, with respective values of $32,244 and $28,440.

The following map shows all of the counties in San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, 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

39.9% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR (832k out of 2.08M people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.3%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 35 - 44 and then Females 55 - 64.

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
    822,406 ± 5,824
  2. White
    522,625 ± 4,956
  3. Black
    130,913 ± 2,875

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, 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

714k
2019 Value
± 15,818
3.62%
1 Year growth
± 2.97%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR grew at a rate of 3.62%, from 689k employees to 714k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (100,523 people), Sales & Related Occupations (91,347 people), and Management Occupations (55,033 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (100,523 people), Sales & Related Occupations (91,347 people), and Management Occupations (55,033 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other MSAs, San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR has an unusually high number of residents working as Fire Fighting & Prevention, & Other Protective Service Workers Including Supervisors (2.14 times higher than expected), Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors (1.36 times), and Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance Occupations (1.34 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR, by median earnings, are Legal Occupations ($45,996), Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($43,035), and Computer, Engineering, & Science Occupations ($40,461).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

714k
2019 Value
± 15,818
3.62%
1 Year growth
± 2.97%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR grew at a rate of 3.62%, from 689k employees to 714k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR, are Retail Trade (99,519 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (88,409 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (65,047 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR, though some of these residents may live in San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, 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 San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR, by number of employees, are Retail Trade (99,519 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (88,409 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (65,047 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other MSAs, San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR has an unusually high number of Public Administration (1.61 times higher than expected), Wholesale Trade (1.43 times), and Administrative & Support & Waste Management Services (1.43 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR, by median earnings, are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($35,634), Information ($32,804), and Utilities ($30,613).

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Civics

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US Representatives from

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Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the member for have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2019, universities in San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR awarded 38,218 degrees. The student population of San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR is skewed towards women, with 55,868 male students and 82,096 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR are Hispanic or Latino (37,366 and 97.8%), followed by Unknown (545 and 1.43%), American Indian or Alaska Native (83 and 0.217%), and Two or More Races (72 and 0.188%).

The largest universities in San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR by number of degrees awarded are Instituto de Banca y Comercio Inc (4,966 and 13%), National University College (3,290 and 8.61%), and Universidad Ana G. Mendez-Gurabo Campus (3,241 and 8.48%).

The most popular majors in San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR are Registered Nursing (3,695 and 9.67%), General Cosmetology (1,101 and 2.88%), and Accounting (1,041 and 2.72%).

The median tuition costs in San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR are $5,100 for private four year colleges, and $3,968 and $5,952 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 2,563 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 762 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 645 degree-majorss awarded

In 2018, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR was Registered Nursing with 2,563 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 4,966 degrees awarded
  2. 3,290 degrees awarded
  3. 3,241 degrees awarded
$3,968
Median In-State Public
$5,100
Median Private

In 2019, the San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR institution with the largest number of graduating students was Instituto de Banca y Comercio Inc with 4,966 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

15,105
Degrees Awarded to Men
23,113
Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2019, 15,105 men were awarded degrees from institutions in San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR, which is 0.654 times less than the 23,113 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
    37,366 degrees awarded
  2. Unknown
    545 degrees awarded
  3. American Indian or Alaska Native
    83 degrees awarded

In 2019 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions in San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR was Hispanic or Latino students. These 37,366 degrees mean that there were 68.6 times more degrees awarded to Hispanic or Latino students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Unknown, with 545 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR was $120,900 in 2019, which is 0.503 times smaller than the national average of $240,500. Between 2018 and 2019 the median property value increased from $121,700 to $120,900, a 0.657% decrease. The homeownership rate in San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR is 68.3%, which is higher than the national average of 64.1%. People in San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR have an average commute time of 31 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$120,900
2019 Median
± $1,443
$121,700
2018 Median
± $1,411

In 2019, the median property value in San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR declined from to $120,900 from the previous year's value of $121,700.

The following charts display, first, the property values in San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, 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 San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR the largest share of households have a property value in the $100k - $125k 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.
$23,137
Median Household Income
± $593
753k
Number of Households
± 14,169

In 2019, the median household income of the 753k households in San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR grew to $23,137 from the previous year's value of $22,757.

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

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Rent vs Own

68.3%
2019 Homeownership
67.3%
2018 Homeownership

In 2019, 68.3% of the housing units in San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 67.3%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 64.1%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

31 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR have a longer commute time (31 minutes) than the normal US worker (26 minutes). Additionally, 4.02% of the workforce in San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2019
  1. Drove Alone (83.5%)
  2. Carpooled (8.33%)
  3. Walked (2.74%)

In 2019, 83.5% of workers in San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (8.33%) and those who walked to work (2.74%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

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

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Health

91.4% of the population of San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR has health coverage, with 24.8% on employee plans, 39.3% on Medicaid, 13.3% on Medicare, 13.1% on non-group plans, and 0.899% 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

8.62%
Uninsured
24.8%
Employer Coverage
39.3%
Medicaid
13.3%
Medicare
13.1%
Non-Group
0.899%
Military or VA

Between 2018 and 2019, the percent of uninsured citizens in San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR grew by 20% from 7.19% to 8.62%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

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Most at risk counties
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