Arecibo is a city located in Puerto Rico. Arecibo has a 2020 population of 39,176. Arecibo is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has decreased by -11.35% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 44,191 in 2010.
The average household income in Arecibo is $25,290 with a poverty rate of 48.82%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $389 per month, and the median house value is $95,400. The median age in Arecibo is 42.6 years, 39.4 years for males, and 44.9 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Arecibo was:
The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 93.83%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 32.98%.
7.01% of Arecibo residents speak only English, while 92.99% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 92.88% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Arecibo is White, with 72.20% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Arecibo is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 13.71%. Among those working part-time, it was 40.98%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 55.37%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Arecibo
98.69% of Arecibo residents were born in the United States, with 0.00% having been born in Puerto Rico. 0.66% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.