San Juan is a city located in Puerto Rico. With a 2020 population of 311,038, it is the largest city in Puerto Rico and the 67th largest city in the United States. San Juan is currently declining at a rate of -1.86% annually and its population has decreased by -3.66% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 322,854 in 2020. Spanning over 46 miles, San Juan has a population density of 7,868 people per square mile.
The average household income in San Juan is $43,553 with a poverty rate of 39.63%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $507 per month, and the median house value is $153,500. The median age in San Juan is 43.1 years, 40.8 years for males, and 45.1 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of San Juanwas:
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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 96.29%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 62.33%.
7.28% of San Juan residents speak only English, while 92.72% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 92.16% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in San Juan is Islander, with 70.42% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in San Juan is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.18%. Among those working part-time, it was 43.89%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 49.24%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in San Juan
88.89% of San Juan residents were born in the United States, with 0.00% having been born in Puerto Rico. 5.43% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.