San Juan, Puerto Rico Population 2022

311,038
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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.

San Juan Demographics

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

  • White: 57.82%
  • Other race: 18.36%
  • Black or African American: 13.24%
  • Two or more races: 10.07%
  • Asian: 0.27%
  • Native American: 0.21%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.02%
The current population of San Juan, Puerto Rico is 311,038 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 322,854.

San Juan, Puerto Rico Population 2022

Population by Race

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San Juan Population by Race

San Juan Population Pyramid 2022

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San Juan Median Age

43.6


Total

41.3


Male

45.7


Female

San Juan Adults

There are 253,481 adults, (69,556 of whom are seniors) in San Juan.

San Juan Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

37.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

29.4

Child Dependency Ratio

San Juan Sex Ratio

Female

167,830

54.58%

Male

139,688

45.42%

San Juan Population by Age

San Juan Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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San Juan Household Types

53.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

San Juan Households and Families

2.94

Average Family Size

2.19

Average Household Size

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San Juan Households by Type

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San Juan Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

San Juan Educational Attainment by Race

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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%.

San Juan Educational Attainment by Race

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$22,363

Average Earnings

$23,627

Average Male

$21,545

Average Female

San Juan Earnings by Educational Attainment

San Juan Language by Age

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San Juan Language

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.

San Juan Language

San Juan Poverty by Race

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39.63%

Overall Poverty Rate

37.21%

Male Poverty Rate

41.65%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in San Juan

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%.

San Juan Poverty

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San Juan Poverty Rate by Education

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San Juan Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

San Juan Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

San Juan Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

30.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

35.2%

Male Marriage Rate

27.5%

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 Marital Status

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7,687

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

San Juan Veterans by War

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San Juan Veterans by Age

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San Juan Veterans by Race

San Juan Veterans by Education

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16.63%

Veteran Poverty Rate

46.24%

Veteran Disability Rate

San Juan Veterans by Education

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52.4%

Labor Force Participation

43.9%

Employment Rate

16%

Unemployment Rate

San Juan Employment by Age

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San Juan Employment by Race

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San Juan Employment by Education

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 San Juan

88.89%

Native Born

11.11%

Foreign Born

5.43%

Non Citizen

5.69%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

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.

San Juan Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

San Juan Population by Year