Candelaria, Puerto Rico Population 2024

Candelaria is a city located in Cataño Municipio, Corozal Municipio, Toa Alta Municipio, and Toa Baja Municipio Puerto Rico. Candelaria has a 2024 population of 0. Candelaria is currently declining at a rate of 0% annually and its population has decreased by since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 0 in 2020.

The average household income in Candelaria is $45,418 with a poverty rate of 28.17%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Candelaria is 41.3 years, 38.6 years for males, and 46.2 years for females.

Candelaria Demographics

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

  • White: 42.11%
  • Other race: 30.71%
  • Two or more races: 20.63%
  • Black or African American: 6.55%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
3.0 sq mi
Density (mi²)
0.0/sq mi

Candelaria, Puerto Rico Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White5,94442.11%
Other race4,33430.71%
Two or more races2,91220.63%
Black or African American9246.55%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Other race

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Candelaria Population by Race

Candelaria Population Pyramid 2024

Candelaria Median Age

41.3

Total

38.6

Male

46.2

Female

Candelaria Adults

There are 11,766 adults, (2,906 of whom are seniors) in Candelaria.

Candelaria Age Dependency

59.3

Age Dependency Ratio

32.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

26.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Candelaria Sex Ratio

Female7,36852.2%
Male6,74647.8%

Candelaria Population by Age

Candelaria Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All5,2282.6975.824.2
Married2,3523.0986.513.5
Non Family1,3851.16436
Female1,2483.5269.330.7
Male2433.6172.827.2

3.14

Average Family Size

2.69

Average Household Size

75.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Candelaria Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,0139.51%
9th to 12th Grade4494.22%
High School Graduate2,38522.39%
Some College1,61815.19%
Associates Degree1,80016.9%
Bachelors Degree2,58424.26%
Graduate Degree8037.54%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Candelaria Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Candelaria Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
Hispanic10,5349,0813,363
Other Race3,0042,703905
2+ Races2,3601,954924
Black793626182
White11810924

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 92.37%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 39.15%.

Candelaria Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$26,970$28,422$25,582
Less Than 9th Grade$12,451$16,786$11,716
High School Graduate$19,478$21,422$17,983
Some College$27,424$29,454$24,517
Bachelors Degree$30,195$42,214$26,793
Graduate Degree$47,415$47,664$47,273

$26,970

Average Earnings

$28,422

Average Male

$25,582

Average Female

Candelaria Earnings by Educational Attainment

Candelaria Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Candelaria Language

5.71% of Candelaria residents speak only English, while 94.29% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 94.29% of the population.

Candelaria Language

Candelaria Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Hispanic13,9243,93228.24%
Other4,3341,27129.33%
Multiple2,91246816.07%
Black88824227.25%
White1362820.59%

28.17%

Overall Poverty Rate

26.04%

Male Poverty Rate

30.11%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Candelaria

The race most likely to be in poverty in Candelaria is Other, with 29.33% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Candelaria is Multiple, with 16.07% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.03%. Among those working part-time, it was 31.85%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 40.39%.

Candelaria Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade45.08%
High School36.49%
Some College23.06%
Bachelors or Greater12.06%

Candelaria Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed27.03%
Female Unemployed25.63%
Female Employed11.45%
Male Employed9.59%

Candelaria Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Candelaria Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$35,667$45,418
Families$39,531$49,751
Married Families$51,389$-999,999,999
Non Families$18,295$25,739

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Candelaria Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

41.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.2%

Male Marriage Rate

40.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Candelaria Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Candelaria 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.

Candelaria Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Candelaria Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

364

Number of Veterans

364

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam118
Korea115
Second Gulf War93
First Gulf War0
World War II0

Candelaria Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+152
35 to 5478
65 to 7473
55 to 6446
18 to 3415

Candelaria Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
Hispanic3553.07%
White1593.25%
Other Race1043.07%
2+ Races893.51%
Black121.44%

Candelaria Veterans by Race

Candelaria Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

18.41%

Veteran Poverty Rate

68.13%

Veteran Disability Rate

Candelaria Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

53.4%

Labor Force Participation

47.4%

Employment Rate

9.7%

Unemployment Rate

Candelaria Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Candelaria Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Candelaria 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%

Born in Candelaria

98.55%

Native Born

1.45%

Foreign Born

0.59%

Non Citizen

0.86%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.55% of Candelaria residents were born in the United States, with 0% having been born in Puerto Rico. 0.59% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Candelaria Place of Birth