Carolina Municipio, PR

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2020 Population
150,378
2.21% 1-year decline
2020 Median Age
43.2
0.935% 1-year increase
2020 Poverty Rate
30.5%
1.28% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$29,398
1.17% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$137,200
1.93% 1-year decline
2020 Employed Population
57,707
1.36% 1-year decline

About

In 2020, Carolina Municipio, PR had a population of 150k people with a median age of 43.2 and a median household income of $29,398. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Carolina Municipio, PR declined from 153,779 to 150,378, a −2.21% decrease and its median household income grew from $29,059 to $29,398, a 1.17% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Carolina Municipio, PR are White (Hispanic) (48.3%), Other (Hispanic) (21.1%), Black or African American (Hispanic) (18.9%), Two+ (Hispanic) (9%), and American Indian & Alaska Native (Hispanic) (1.18%).

None of the households in Carolina 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 Carolina Municipio, PR are Universidad Ana G. Mendez-Carolina Campus (1,898 degrees awarded in 2020), University of Puerto Rico-Carolina (243142) (621 degrees), and Modern Hairstyling Institute-Carolina (142 degrees).

In 2020, the median property value in Carolina Municipio, PR was $137,200, and the homeownership rate was 69.7%.

Most people in Carolina Municipio, PR drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 29.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Carolina Municipio, PR was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

In 2020, there were 2.29 times more White (Hispanic) residents (72.7k people) in Carolina Municipio, PR than any other race or ethnicity. There were 31.8k Other (Hispanic) and 28.4k Black or African American (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Carolina Municipio, PR
  1. White (Hispanic)
    72.7k ± 2.28k
  2. Other (Hispanic)
    31.8k ± 1.83k
  3. Black or African American (Hispanic)
    28.4k ± 1.81k
98.6%
Hispanic Population
148k people

In 2020, there were 2.29 times more White (Hispanic) residents (72.7k people) in Carolina Municipio, PR than any other race or ethnicity. There were 31.8k Other (Hispanic) and 28.4k Black or African American (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

98.6% of the people in Carolina Municipio, PR are hispanic (148k 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
    1,550 ± 292
  2. Korea
    792 ± 184
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    705 ± 230

Carolina Municipio, PR has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.96 times greater than any other conflict.

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briefcaseEconomy

The economy of Carolina Municipio, PR employs 57.7k people. The largest industries in Carolina Municipio, PR are Retail Trade (7,847 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (6,543 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (6,194 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($39,712), Public Administration ($32,798), and Information ($32,313).

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

57.7k
2020 Value
± 1,920
−1.36%
1 Year decline
± 4.69%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Carolina Municipio, PR declined at a rate of −1.36%, from 58.5k employees to 57.7k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Carolina Municipio, PR, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (9,126 people), Sales & Related Occupations (7,401 people), and Management Occupations (4,790 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Carolina Municipio, PR.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

57.7k
2020 Value
± 1,920
−1.36%
1 Year decline
± 4.69%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Carolina Municipio, PR declined at a rate of −1.36%, from 58.5k employees to 57.7k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Carolina Municipio, PR, are Retail Trade (7,847 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (6,543 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (6,194 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Carolina Municipio, PR, though some of these residents may live in Carolina 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

$23,019
Median earning men ± $917
$20,551
Median earning women ± $748

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Public Administration ($34,386), Information ($32,138), and Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($28,803).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Information ($33,092), Public Administration ($29,915), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($25,917).

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Establishments by Size

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In 2020, universities in Carolina Municipio, PR awarded 2,839 degrees. The student population of Carolina Municipio, PR in 2020 is skewed towards women, with 3,966 male students and 7,376 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Carolina Municipio, PR are Hispanic or Latino (2,830 and 99.7%), followed by Black or African American (4 and 0.141%), Unknown (4 and 0.141%), and American Indian or Alaska Native (1 and 0.0352%).

The largest universities in Carolina Municipio, PR by number of degrees awarded are Universidad Ana G. Mendez-Carolina Campus (1,898 and 66.9%), University of Puerto Rico-Carolina (243142) (621 and 21.9%), and Modern Hairstyling Institute-Carolina (142 and 5%).

The most popular majors in Carolina Municipio, PR are Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Administration (317 and 11.2%), General Business Administration & Management (132 and 4.65%), and Hotel Administration & Management (131 and 4.61%).

The median tuition costs in Carolina Municipio, PR are $4,920 for private four year colleges, and $5,952 and $5,952 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

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In 2020 in Carolina Municipio, PR, the percentage of applicants admitted was 47.5%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 75.9%. The number of students enrolled in 2020 was 11,342 (35% men and 65% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2020 there were 11,342 students enrolled in Carolina Municipio, PR, 35% men and 65% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in Hispanic or Latino with 11,244 records, of which 65% were women and 35% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 254 degree-majors awarded
  2. 125 degree-majors awarded
  3. 113 degree-majors awarded

In 2020, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Carolina Municipio, PR was Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Administration with 254 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 1,898 degrees awarded
  2. 621 degrees awarded
  3. 142 degrees awarded

In 2020, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Universidad Ana G. Mendez-Carolina Campus with 1,898 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

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In 2020, 966 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Carolina Municipio, PR, which is 0.516 times less than the 1,873 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 2,830 degrees mean that there were 708 times more degrees awarded to Hispanic or Latino students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 4 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Private for-profit, less-than 2-year ($10,785) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2020.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($840) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2020.

Public, 4-year or above ($3,252) 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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Race

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 Carolina Municipio, PR was $137,200 in 2020, which is 0.597 times smaller than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $139,900 to $137,200, a 1.93% decrease. The homeownership rate in Carolina Municipio, PR is 69.7%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Carolina Municipio, PR have an average commute time of 29.9 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Carolina Municipio, PR is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Carolina Municipio, PR is $29,398. In 2020, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Carolina Municipio, PR was Census Tract 501.07 with a value of $68,281, followed by Census Tract 501.11 and Census Tract 511.04, with respective values of $55,440 and $43,500.

Property

$137,200
Median Property Value 2020
±$2,153
$43,136
Median Property Taxes
±$1,480

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Rent vs Own

69.7%
Homeownership
2020
76.2%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 69.7% of the housing units in Carolina Municipio, PR were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 70.1%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 501.07
  2. Census Tract 501.11
  3. Census Tract 511.04

In 2020, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Carolina Municipio, PR was Census Tract 501.07 with a value of $68,281, followed by Census Tract 501.11 and Census Tract 511.04, with respective values of $55,440 and $43,500.

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Household Income

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$29,398
Median Household Income
± $1,066
61.9k
Number of Households
± 1,987

In 2020, the median household income of the 61.9k households in Carolina Municipio, PR grew to $29,398 from the previous year's value of $29,059.

The following chart displays the households in Carolina 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 Carolina 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 (82.8%)
  2. Carpooled (9.4%)
  3. Worked At Home (3.68%)

In 2020, 82.8% of workers in Carolina Municipio, PR drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (9.4%) and those who worked at home (3.68%).

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Commute Time

29.9 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Carolina Municipio, PR have a longer commute time (29.9 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 2.66% of the workforce in Carolina 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

30.5% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Carolina Municipio, PR (45.6k out of 150k 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 25 - 34, followed by Females 35 - 44 and then Females 75+.

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

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91.7% of the population of Carolina Municipio, PR has health coverage, with 31.2% on employee plans, 28.6% on Medicaid, 15.4% on Medicare, 15.2% on non-group plans, and 1.33% on military or VA plans.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 44.3% were men and 55.7% 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 19.3% under 18 years, 20.7% between 18 and 34 years, 37.8% between 35 and 64 years, and 22.2% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 44.3% were men and 55.7% were women.

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Uninsured People

8.28%
Uninsured
31.2%
Employer Coverage
28.6%
Medicaid
15.4%
Medicare
15.2%
Non-Group
1.33%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Carolina Municipio, PR declined by 0.383% from 8.31% to 8.28%.

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Health Outcomes

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Health Behaviors

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