Bayamon , Puerto Rico Population 2023

159,179

Bayamon is a city located in Puerto Rico. With a 2023 population of 159,179, it is the 2nd largest city in Puerto Rico and the 177th largest city in the United States.Bayamon is currently declining at a rate of -1.28% annually and its population has decreased by -3.74% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 165,368 in 2020. Spanning over 27 miles, Bayamon has a population density of 5,900 people per square mile.

The average household income in Bayamon is $37,270 with a poverty rate of 38.04%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Bayamon is 42.9 years, 39.3 years for males, and 45.9 years for females.

Bayamon Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Bayamon was:

  • White: 62.32%
  • Two or more races: 17.86%
  • Other race: 10.81%
  • Black or African American: 8.69%
  • Asian: 0.21%
  • Native American: 0.11%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Bayamon , Puerto Rico is 159,179 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 165,368.

Bayamon , Puerto Rico Population 2023

Population by Race

White

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Bayamon Population by Race

Bayamon Population Pyramid 2023

Bayamon Median Age

42.9

Total

39.3

Male

45.9

Female

Bayamon Adults

There are 129,638 adults, (34,367 of whom are seniors) in Bayamon .

Bayamon Age Dependency

65.3

Age Dependency Ratio

36.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

29.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Bayamon Sex Ratio

Female83,83853.22%
Male73,67946.78%

Bayamon Population by Age

Bayamon Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

3.04

Average Family Size

2.48

Average Household Size

67.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Bayamon Households and Families

Male

Female

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Bayamon Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Bayamon Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 87.01%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 38.50%.

Bayamon Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

$20,637

Average Earnings

$21,267

Average Male

$20,072

Average Female

Bayamon Earnings by Educational Attainment

Bayamon Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Bayamon Language

7.37% of Bayamon residents speak only English, while 92.63% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 92.38% of the population.

Bayamon Language

Bayamon Poverty by Race

rate

38.04%

Overall Poverty Rate

30.51%

Male Poverty Rate

36.33%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Bayamon

The race most likely to be in poverty in Bayamon is Multiple, with 48.01% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Bayamon is White, with 24.11% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.38%. Among those working part-time, it was 37.71%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 41.82%.

Bayamon Poverty

Bayamon Poverty Rate by Education

Bayamon Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Bayamon Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Bayamon Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

36.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

39.1%

Male Marriage Rate

33.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Bayamon Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Bayamon Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Bayamon Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Bayamon Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

5,135

Number of Veterans

4,982

Male Veterans

153

Female Veterans

Bayamon Veterans by War

Bayamon Veterans by Age

count

Bayamon Veterans by Race

Bayamon Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

15.40%

Veteran Poverty Rate

50.24%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bayamon Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

48.8%

Labor Force Participation

43.2%

Employment Rate

11.3%

Unemployment Rate

Bayamon Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Bayamon Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Bayamon Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

0.00%

Born in Bayamon

91.28%

Native Born

3.97%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

91.28% of Bayamon residents were born in the United States, with 0.00% having been born in Puerto Rico. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Bayamon Place of Birth

Note: data after 2020 is projected based on recent growth

Bayamon Population by Year