Salinas Municipio, PR

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2020 Population
27,638
1.68% 1-year decline
2020 Median Age
42.1
2.93% 1-year increase
2020 Poverty Rate
49.8%
0.185% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$17,694
2.72% 1-year decline
2020 Median Property Value
$81,900
1.44% 1-year decline

About

In 2020, Salinas Municipio, PR had a population of 27.6k people with a median age of 42.1 and a median household income of $17,694. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Salinas Municipio, PR declined from 28,109 to 27,638, a −1.68% decrease and its median household income declined from $18,189 to $17,694, a −2.72% decrease.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Salinas Municipio, PR are White (Hispanic) (51.4%), Black or African American (Hispanic) (35.5%), Two+ (Hispanic) (8.9%), Other (Hispanic) (3.78%), and Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (0.239%).

None of the households in Salinas 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.

In 2020, the median property value in Salinas Municipio, PR was $81,900, and the homeownership rate was 78.9%.

Most people in Salinas Municipio, PR drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 25.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Salinas Municipio, PR was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

In 2020, there were 1.45 times more White (Hispanic) residents (14.2k people) in Salinas Municipio, PR than any other race or ethnicity. There were 9.8k Black or African American (Hispanic) and 2.46k Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Salinas Municipio, PR
  1. White (Hispanic)
    14.2k ± 1.09k
  2. Black or African American (Hispanic)
    9.8k ± 983
  3. Two+ (Hispanic)
    2.46k ± 632
99.6%
Hispanic Population
27.5k people

In 2020, there were 1.45 times more White (Hispanic) residents (14.2k people) in Salinas Municipio, PR than any other race or ethnicity. There were 9.8k Black or African American (Hispanic) and 2.46k Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

99.6% of the people in Salinas Municipio, PR are hispanic (27.5k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Salinas Municipio, PR as a share of the total population.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Korea
    184 ± 120
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    156 ± 81
  3. Vietnam
    113 ± 71

Salinas Municipio, PR has a large population of military personnel who served in Korea, 1.18 times greater than any other conflict.

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briefcaseEconomy

The economy of Salinas Municipio, PR employs 8.07k people. The largest industries in Salinas Municipio, PR are Retail Trade (1,133 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,061 people), and Manufacturing (1,036 people), and the highest paying industries are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($40,493), Finance & Insurance ($39,643), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($26,771).

Occupations

8.07k
2020 Value
± 806
1.8%
1 Year growth
± 13.5%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Salinas Municipio, PR grew at a rate of 1.8%, from 7.93k employees to 8.07k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Salinas Municipio, PR, are Sales & Related Occupations (1,037 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (885 people), and Production Occupations (745 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Salinas Municipio, PR.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

8.07k
2020 Value
± 806
1.8%
1 Year growth
± 13.5%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Salinas Municipio, PR grew at a rate of 1.8%, from 7.93k employees to 8.07k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Salinas Municipio, PR, are Retail Trade (1,133 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,061 people), and Manufacturing (1,036 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Salinas Municipio, PR, though some of these residents may live in Salinas 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

$16,507
Median earning men ± $1,544
$14,644
Median earning women ± $1,301

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Manufacturing ($22,548), Public Administration ($21,992), and Wholesale Trade ($20,987).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($38,988), Manufacturing ($18,320), and Public Administration ($18,063).

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Establishments by Size

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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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.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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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 Salinas Municipio, PR was $81,900 in 2020, which is 0.356 times smaller than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $83,100 to $81,900, a 1.44% decrease. The homeownership rate in Salinas Municipio, PR is 78.9%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Salinas Municipio, PR have an average commute time of 25.1 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Salinas Municipio, PR is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Salinas Municipio, PR is $17,694. In 2020, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Salinas Municipio, PR was Census Tract 9530 with a value of $19,935, followed by Census Tract 9531 and Census Tract 9532, with respective values of $18,496 and $16,525.

Property

$81,900
Median Property Value 2020
±$3,254
$7,865
Median Property Taxes
±$541

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Salinas Municipio, PR the largest share of households pay taxes in the None range.

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Rent vs Own

78.9%
Homeownership
2020
73.3%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 78.9% of the housing units in Salinas Municipio, PR were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 80.2%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 9530
  2. Census Tract 9531
  3. Census Tract 9532

In 2020, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Salinas Municipio, PR was Census Tract 9530 with a value of $19,935, followed by Census Tract 9531 and Census Tract 9532, with respective values of $18,496 and $16,525.

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Household Income

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$17,694
Median Household Income
± $1,620
9.97k
Number of Households
± 729

In 2020, the median household income of the 9.97k households in Salinas Municipio, PR declined from $17,694 from the previous year's value of $18,189.

The following chart displays the households in Salinas 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 Salinas 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 (91.6%)
  2. Worked At Home (3.67%)
  3. Carpooled (2.81%)

In 2020, 91.6% of workers in Salinas Municipio, PR drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (3.67%) and those who carpooled to work (2.81%).

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Commute Time

25.1 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Salinas Municipio, PR have a shorter commute time (25.1 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 1.42% of the workforce in Salinas Municipio, PR have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Salinas Municipio, PR distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Salinas Municipio, PR have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

49.8% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Salinas Municipio, PR (13.7k out of 27.5k 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 55 - 64 and then Females 35 - 44.

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

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93.3% of the population of Salinas Municipio, PR has health coverage, with 21% on employee plans, 48.9% on Medicaid, 16.1% on Medicare, 6.26% on non-group plans, and 1.04% on military or VA plans.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 47% were men and 53% 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 22.6% under 18 years, 19.9% between 18 and 34 years, 37.8% between 35 and 64 years, and 19.6% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 47% were men and 53% were women.

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Uninsured People

6.72%
Uninsured
21%
Employer Coverage
48.9%
Medicaid
16.1%
Medicare
6.26%
Non-Group
1.04%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Salinas Municipio, PR grew by 22.6% from 5.48% to 6.72%.

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Health Outcomes

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Health Behaviors

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