Caguas Municipio, PR

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2020 Population
126,734
1.71% 1-year decline
2020 Median Age
42.5
2.91% 1-year increase
2020 Poverty Rate
37.1%
1.72% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$25,823
2.73% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$127,000
0.626% 1-year decline
2020 Employed Population
45,594
0.893% 1-year decline

About

In 2020, Caguas Municipio, PR had a population of 127k people with a median age of 42.5 and a median household income of $25,823. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Caguas Municipio, PR declined from 128,937 to 126,734, a −1.71% decrease and its median household income grew from $25,136 to $25,823, a 2.73% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Caguas Municipio, PR are White (Hispanic) (69.9%), Other (Hispanic) (14%), Black or African American (Hispanic) (8.07%), Two+ (Hispanic) (5.64%), and White (Non-Hispanic) (1.32%).

None of the households in Caguas Municipio, PR reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

The largest universities in Caguas Municipio, PR are Mech-Tech College (1,079 degrees awarded in 2020), EDIC College (767 degrees), and Columbia Central University-Caguas (457 degrees).

In 2020, the median property value in Caguas Municipio, PR was $127,000, and the homeownership rate was 67.1%.

Most people in Caguas Municipio, PR drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 33.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Caguas Municipio, PR was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

In 2020, there were 4.99 times more White (Hispanic) residents (88.6k people) in Caguas Municipio, PR than any other race or ethnicity. There were 17.8k Other (Hispanic) and 10.2k Black or African American (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Caguas Municipio, PR
  1. White (Hispanic)
    88.6k ± 2.19k
  2. Other (Hispanic)
    17.8k ± 1.94k
  3. Black or African American (Hispanic)
    10.2k ± 1.15k
98.2%
Hispanic Population
124k people

In 2020, there were 4.99 times more White (Hispanic) residents (88.6k people) in Caguas Municipio, PR than any other race or ethnicity. There were 17.8k Other (Hispanic) and 10.2k Black or African American (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

98.2% of the people in Caguas Municipio, PR are hispanic (124k people).

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Dominican Republic
    51,432 ± 5,524 people
  2. Cuba
    10,896 ± 2,558 people
  3. Colombia
    3,744 ± 1,501 people

In 2020, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Puerto Rico was Dominican Republic, the natal country of 51,432 Puerto Rico residents, followed by Cuba with 10,896 and Colombia with 3,744.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    1,173 ± 262
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    587 ± 221
  3. Korea
    575 ± 168

Caguas Municipio, PR has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2 times greater than any other conflict.

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briefcaseEconomy

The economy of Caguas Municipio, PR employs 45.6k people. The largest industries in Caguas Municipio, PR are Retail Trade (6,215 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (6,150 people), and Educational Services (4,309 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($40,383), Information ($37,875), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($36,520).

Males in Puerto Rico have an average income that is 1.11 times higher than the average income of females, which is $31,123. The income inequality in Puerto Rico (measured using the Gini index) is 0.451, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

45.6k
2020 Value
± 1,767
−0.893%
1 Year decline
± 5.51%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Caguas Municipio, PR declined at a rate of −0.893%, from 46k employees to 45.6k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Caguas Municipio, PR, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (6,233 people), Sales & Related Occupations (5,712 people), and Business & Financial Operations Occupations (3,502 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Caguas Municipio, PR.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

45.6k
2020 Value
± 1,767
−0.893%
1 Year decline
± 5.51%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Caguas Municipio, PR declined at a rate of −0.893%, from 46k employees to 45.6k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Caguas Municipio, PR, are Retail Trade (6,215 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (6,150 people), and Educational Services (4,309 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Caguas Municipio, PR, though some of these residents may live in Caguas Municipio, PR and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$21,685
Median earning men ± $1,415
$21,381
Median earning women ± $964

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Information ($44,135), Public Administration ($33,609), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($31,697).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($38,580), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($30,441), and Manufacturing ($29,302).

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Establishments by Size

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In 2020, universities in Caguas Municipio, PR awarded 3,156 degrees. The student population of Caguas Municipio, PR in 2020 is skewed towards men, with 2,991 male students and 2,721 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Caguas Municipio, PR are Hispanic or Latino (3,142 and 99.6%), followed by Black or African American (8 and 0.253%), White (3 and 0.0951%), and Asian (2 and 0.0634%).

The largest universities in Caguas Municipio, PR by number of degrees awarded are Mech-Tech College (1,079 and 34.2%), EDIC College (767 and 24.3%), and Columbia Central University-Caguas (457 and 14.5%).

The most popular majors in Caguas Municipio, PR are Automobile Mechanics Technology (481 and 15.2%), Welding Technology (197 and 6.24%), and Other Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research, & Clinical Nursing (162 and 5.13%).

The median tuition cost in Caguas Municipio, PR for private four year colleges is $11,250.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

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In 2020 in Caguas Municipio, PR, the percentage of applicants admitted was 92.9%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 62.6%. The number of students enrolled in 2020 was 5,712 (52.4% men and 47.6% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

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In 2020 there were 5,712 students enrolled in Caguas Municipio, PR, 52.4% men and 47.6% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in Hispanic or Latino with 5,695 records, of which 47.7% were women and 52.3% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 197 degree-majors awarded
  2. 151 degree-majors awarded
  3. 452 degree-majors awarded

In 2020, the most common concentation for 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate recipients in Caguas Municipio, PR was Welding Technology with 197 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 1,079 degrees awarded
  2. 767 degrees awarded
  3. 457 degrees awarded

In 2020, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Mech-Tech College with 1,079 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

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In 2020, 1,719 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Caguas Municipio, PR, which is 1.2 times more than the 1,437 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2020 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was Hispanic or Latino students. These 3,142 degrees mean that there were 393 times more degrees awarded to Hispanic or Latino students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 8 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Private for-profit, 2-year ($9,168) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2020.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($3,792) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2020.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($1,613) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2020, 1.87% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 1.56% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

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The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2020 were High School or Equivalent (741k), Primary Education (489k), and Bachelors Degree (475k).

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homeHousing & Living

The median property value in Caguas Municipio, PR was $127,000 in 2020, which is 0.553 times smaller than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $127,800 to $127,000, a 0.626% decrease. The homeownership rate in Caguas Municipio, PR is 67.1%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Caguas Municipio, PR have an average commute time of 33.2 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Caguas Municipio, PR is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Caguas Municipio, PR is $25,823. In 2020, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Caguas Municipio, PR was Census Tract 2003.02 with a value of $44,359, followed by Census Tract 2001 and Census Tract 2003.04, with respective values of $43,083 and $39,527.

Property

$127,000
Median Property Value 2020
±$3,064
$32,521
Median Property Taxes
±$1,238

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Rent vs Own

67.1%
Homeownership
2020
73.4%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 67.1% of the housing units in Caguas Municipio, PR were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 68.4%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 2003.02
  2. Census Tract 2001
  3. Census Tract 2003.04

In 2020, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Caguas Municipio, PR was Census Tract 2003.02 with a value of $44,359, followed by Census Tract 2001 and Census Tract 2003.04, with respective values of $43,083 and $39,527.

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Household Income

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$25,823
Median Household Income
± $1,321
48.6k
Number of Households
± 1,594

In 2020, the median household income of the 48.6k households in Caguas Municipio, PR grew to $25,823 from the previous year's value of $25,136.

The following chart displays the households in Caguas Municipio, PR distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the < $10k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Caguas Municipio, PR is from Puerto Rico.
0.451
2020 Wage GINI in Puerto Rico
0.45
2019 Wage GINI in Puerto Rico

In 2020, the income inequality in Puerto Rico was 0.451 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.195% growth from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Puerto Rico was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Puerto Rico in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (82%)
  2. Carpooled (9.55%)
  3. Worked At Home (3.15%)

In 2020, 82% of workers in Caguas Municipio, PR drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (9.55%) and those who worked at home (3.15%).

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Commute Time

33.2 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Caguas Municipio, PR have a longer commute time (33.2 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 5.3% of the workforce in Caguas Municipio, PR have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

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Poverty & Diversity

37.1% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Caguas Municipio, PR (46.8k out of 126k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 35 - 44, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Females 55 - 64.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Caguas Municipio, PR is Hispanic, followed by White and Other.

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93.2% of the population of Caguas Municipio, PR has health coverage, with 28.1% on employee plans, 40.4% on Medicaid, 12.1% on Medicare, 11.3% on non-group plans, and 1.36% on military or VA plans.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 45.2% were men and 54.8% were women.

Daily New Cases by Date

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Health Care Diversity

In 2020, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 20% under 18 years, 20.8% between 18 and 34 years, 39% between 35 and 64 years, and 20.2% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 45.2% were men and 54.8% were women.

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Uninsured People

6.81%
Uninsured
28.1%
Employer Coverage
40.4%
Medicaid
12.1%
Medicare
11.3%
Non-Group
1.36%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Caguas Municipio, PR grew by 4.94% from 6.48% to 6.81%.

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Health Outcomes

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Health Behaviors

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