Yauco, PR

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2020 Population
15,485
6.63% 1-year decline
2020 Median Age
41.1
3.01% 1-year increase
2020 Poverty Rate
40.9%
8.57% 1-year increase
2020 Median Household Income
$18,722
6.03% 1-year decline
2020 Median Property Value
$98,100
0.709% 1-year decline
2020 Employed Population
4,661
4.13% 1-year decline

About

In 2020, Yauco, PR had a population of 15.5k people with a median age of 41.1 and a median household income of $18,722. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Yauco, PR declined from 16,585 to 15,485, a −6.63% decrease and its median household income declined from $19,924 to $18,722, a −6.03% decrease.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Yauco, PR are White (Hispanic) (73.6%), Other (Hispanic) (18.3%), Black or African American (Hispanic) (3.98%), Two+ (Hispanic) (3.51%), and White (Non-Hispanic) (0.484%).

None of the households in Yauco, 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 Yauco, PR are Columbia Central University-Yauco (404806) (91 degrees awarded in 2020).

In 2020, the median property value in Yauco, PR was $98,100, and the homeownership rate was 70.4%.

Most people in Yauco, PR drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 21.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Yauco, PR was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

In 2020, there were 4.03 times more White (Hispanic) residents (11.4k people) in Yauco, PR than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.83k Other (Hispanic) and 617 Black or African American (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Yauco, PR
  1. White (Hispanic)
    11.4k ± 908
  2. Other (Hispanic)
    2.83k ± 596
  3. Black or African American (Hispanic)
    617 ± 162
99.5%
Hispanic Population
15.4k people

In 2020, there were 4.03 times more White (Hispanic) residents (11.4k people) in Yauco, PR than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.83k Other (Hispanic) and 617 Black or African American (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

99.5% of the people in Yauco, PR are hispanic (15.4k people).

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

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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
    160 ± 67
  2. Korea
    29 ± 34
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    24 ± 35

Yauco, PR has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 5.52 times greater than any other conflict.

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briefcaseEconomy

The economy of Yauco, PR employs 4.66k people. The largest industries in Yauco, PR are Educational Services (828 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (669 people), and Retail Trade (544 people), and the highest paying industries are Transportation & Warehousing ($45,114), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($35,104), and Utilities ($35,052).

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

4.66k
2020 Value
± 513
−4.13%
1 Year decline
± 16.1%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Yauco, PR declined at a rate of −4.13%, from 4.86k employees to 4.66k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Yauco, PR, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (749 people), Education Instruction, & Library Occupations (662 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (486 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Yauco, PR.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

4.66k
2020 Value
± 513
−4.13%
1 Year decline
± 16.1%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Yauco, PR declined at a rate of −4.13%, from 4.86k employees to 4.66k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Yauco, PR, are Educational Services (828 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (669 people), and Retail Trade (544 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Yauco, PR, though some of these residents may live in Yauco, 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

$15,651
Median earning men ± $2,143
$15,159
Median earning women ± $2,026

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($36,181), Public Administration ($30,042), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($28,750).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($25,795), Public Administration ($22,891), and Manufacturing ($20,962).

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In 2020, universities in Yauco, PR awarded 91 degrees. The student population of Yauco, PR in 2020 is skewed towards women, with 65 male students and 103 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Yauco, PR are Hispanic or Latino (91 and 100%), followed by Asian (0 and 0%), Black or African American (0 and 0%), and Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders (0 and 0%).

The largest universities in Yauco, PR by number of degrees awarded are Columbia Central University-Yauco (404806) (91 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Yauco, PR are Registered Nursing (36 and 39.6%), Other Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research, & Clinical Nursing (33 and 36.3%), and Pharmacy Technician (8 and 8.79%).

Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2020 there were 168 students enrolled in Yauco, PR, 38.7% men and 61.3% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in Hispanic or Latino with 168 records, of which 61.3% were women and 38.7% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 7 degree-majors awarded
  2. 36 degree-majors awarded
  3. 8 degree-majors awarded

In 2020, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Yauco, PR was Graphic Design with 7 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Associates Degree from schools in Yauco, PR according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
91 degrees awarded

In 2020, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Columbia Central University-Yauco (404806) with 91 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2020, 25 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Yauco, PR, which is 0.379 times less than the 66 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 91 degrees mean that there were Infinityk times more degrees awarded to Hispanic or Latino students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Asian, with 0 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Private for-profit, 4-year or above ($6,703) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2020.

Private for-profit, 4-year or above ($120) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2020.

Private for-profit, 4-year or above ($862) 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 Yauco, PR was $98,100 in 2020, which is 0.427 times smaller than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $98,800 to $98,100, a 0.709% decrease. The homeownership rate in Yauco, PR is 70.4%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Yauco, PR have an average commute time of 21.7 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Yauco, PR is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Yauco, PR is $18,722. In 2020, the place with the highest median household income in Yauco, PR was Census Tract 7503 with a value of $23,400, followed by Census Tract 7505.03 and Census Tract 7505.01, with respective values of $21,250 and $20,096.

Property

$98,100
Median Property Value 2020
±$1,934
$3,682
Median Property Taxes
±$325

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 Yauco, PR the largest share of households pay taxes in the None range.

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Rent vs Own

70.4%
Homeownership
2020
73.3%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 70.4% of the housing units in Yauco, PR were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 72.5%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 7503
  2. Census Tract 7505.03
  3. Census Tract 7505.01

In 2020, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Yauco, PR was Census Tract 7503 with a value of $23,400, followed by Census Tract 7505.03 and Census Tract 7505.01, with respective values of $21,250 and $20,096.

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Household Income

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$18,722
Median Household Income
± $2,164
5.23k
Number of Households
± 419

In 2020, the median household income of the 5.23k households in Yauco, PR declined from $18,722 from the previous year's value of $19,924.

The following chart displays the households in Yauco, 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 Yauco, 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 (79.7%)
  2. Carpooled (8.36%)
  3. Worked At Home (5.18%)

In 2020, 79.7% of workers in Yauco, PR drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (8.36%) and those who worked at home (5.18%).

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Commute Time

21.7 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Yauco, PR have a shorter commute time (21.7 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 3.36% of the workforce in Yauco, 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 Yauco, PR distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Yauco, PR have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

40.9% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Yauco, PR (6.31k out of 15.4k 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 6 - 11 and then Males 6 - 11.

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

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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92.4% of the population of Yauco, PR has health coverage, with 21.1% on employee plans, 43.2% on Medicaid, 13.5% on Medicare, 13.7% on non-group plans, and 0.946% on military or VA plans.

Daily New Cases by Date

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Health Care Diversity

In 2020, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 21.8% under 18 years, 21.4% between 18 and 34 years, 38.1% between 35 and 64 years, and 18.8% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 46.5% were men and 53.5% were women.

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Uninsured People

7.6%
Uninsured
21.1%
Employer Coverage
43.2%
Medicaid
13.5%
Medicare
13.7%
Non-Group
0.946%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Yauco, PR declined by 8.15% from 8.27% to 7.6%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Yauco, PR changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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