San Juan, Puerto Rico Population 2020

331,165
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San Juan is a city located in Puerto Rico. San Juan has a 2020 population of 331,165. San Juan is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has decreased by -13.29% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 381,931 in 2010. San Juan reached it's highest population of 386,070 in 2011.

The average household income in San Juan is $42,216 with a poverty rate of 41.95%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $468 per month, and the median house value is $155,400. The median age in San Juan is 42.4 years, 40.1 years for males, and 44.5 years for females. For every 100 females there are 83.9 males.

San Juan Demographics

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

  • White: 68.53%
  • Other race: 13.79%
  • Black or African American: 12.88%
  • Two or more races: 3.98%
  • Native American: 0.40%
  • Asian: 0.40%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.02%
The current population of San Juan, Puerto Rico is 331,165, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 331,165.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 381,931.

San Juan, Puerto Rico Population 2020

Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20201,861,060-81,090-4.36%
20191,942,150-81,090-4.18%
20182,023,240-81,080-4.01%
20172,104,320-50,520-2.40%
20162,154,840-40,980-1.90%
20152,195,820-37,900-1.73%
20142,233,720-36,140-1.62%
20132,269,860-25,520-1.12%
20122,295,380-26,800-1.17%
20112,322,180-25,720-1.11%
20102,347,9000.00%

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White226,93668.53%
Some Other Race45,67413.79%
Black or African American42,64812.88%
Two or More Races13,1903.98%
American Indian and Alaska Native1,3360.40%
Asian1,3110.40%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander700.02%
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San Juan Population Pyramid 2020

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San Juan Median Age

42.4


Total

40.1


Male

44.5


Female

San Juan Adults

There are 269,003 adults, (69,996 of whom are seniors) in San Juan.

San Juan Age Dependency

66.4

Age Dependency Ratio

35.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.2

Child Dependency Ratio

San Juan Sex Ratio

Female

180,111

54.39%

Male

151,054

45.61%

San Juan Households and Families

San Juan Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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San Juan Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married75.2%24.8%
All53%47%
Male48.5%51.5%
Non Family47%53%
Female39.6%60.4%

53.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All139,9632.3253
Non Family60,2081.1447
Married37,9663.1375.2
Female34,0253.2739.6
Male7,7643.2748.5

3.11

Average Family Size

2.32

Average Household Size

5.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.5%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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San Juan Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade29,54112.47%
9th to 12th Grade16,5987.01%
High School Graduate52,34122.10%
Some College25,88910.93%
Associates Degree26,09811.02%
Bachelors Degree51,88521.90%
Graduate Degree34,53714.58%
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San Juan Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic232,067186,46384,189
Black31,62322,4416,563
Other Race30,46321,8537,747
Multiple Races9,2927,1362,686
White3,3233,1181,808
Native American981618206
Asian895691222
Islander666

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$20,836$21,074$20,601
Less Than High School$10,414$11,365$9,218
High School Grad$14,954$15,656$13,521
Some College$18,017$18,718$17,513
Bachelors Degree$28,775$31,626$26,250
Graduate Degree$41,936$50,765$38,176

$20,836

Average Earnings

$21,074

Average Male

$20,601

Average Female

San Juan Language

San Juan Language by Age

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San Juan Language

7.32% of San Juan residents speak only English, while 92.68% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 92.09% of the population.

San Juan Poverty

San Juan Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic320,535135,11242.15%
Other45,21725,10055.51%
Black42,24719,80046.87%
Multiple13,0225,69843.76%
White4,1321,19128.82%
Native1,33660445.21%
Asian1,31141831.88%
Islander705071.43%

41.95%

Overall Poverty Rate

39.30%

Male Poverty Rate

44.17%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in San Juan

The race most likely to be in poverty in San Juan is Islander, with 71.43% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in San Juan is White, with 28.82% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.43%. Among those working part-time, it was 44.49%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 52.04%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School62.69%
High School50.13%
Some College34.30%
Bachelors or Greater12.81%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed76.20%
Male Unemployed66.54%
Female Employed21.80%
Male Employed20.31%

San Juan Income

San Juan Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$21,986$42,216
Families$28,725$51,825
Married Families$48,281$78,813
Non Families$15,078$27,945
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San Juan Marital Status

San Juan Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

30.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

35.0%

Male Marriage Rate

27.6%

Female Marriage Rate

San Juan Married by Age and Sex

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San Juan 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.

San Juan Marital Status by Race

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San Juan Veterans

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8,867

Number of Veterans

8,446

Male Veterans

421

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam3,054
Korea2,136
First Gulf War975
Second Gulf War968
World War II477
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Age Group Veterans
75+3,769
65 to 742,207
55 to 641,316
35 to 541,202
18 to 34373
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Name Veterans % of Total
Hispanic8,7403.31%
White7,0813.82%
Black7532.13%
Other6411.81%
2 or More3833.68%
Indian90.76%

San Juan Veterans by Education

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15.52%

Veteran Poverty Rate

43.17%

Veteran Disability Rate

San Juan Employment Status

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51.7%

Labor Force Participation

43.6%

Employment Rate

15.7%

Unemployment Rate

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Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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0.00%

Born in Puerto Rico

87.81%

Native Born

12.19%

Foreign Born

6.73%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

87.81% of San Juan residents were born in the United States, with 0.00% having been born in Puerto Rico. 6.73% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2020331,1650.00%
2019331,1650.00%
2018331,165-10,492-3.07%
2017341,657-8,745-2.50%
2016350,402-7,225-2.02%
2015357,627-9,099-2.48%
2014366,726-7,403-1.98%
2013374,129-6,038-1.59%
2012380,167-5,903-1.53%
2011386,0704,1391.08%
2010381,9310.00%