Bayamón, PR

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Population

170,245

1.9% decline

Median Age

40.6


Median Household Income

$25,669

3.59% growth

Poverty Rate

34.2%


Number of Employees

60,451

1.92% decline

Median Property Value

$139,000

1.77% decline

About

In 2017, Bayamón, PR had a population of 170k people with a median age of 40.6 and a median household income of $25,669. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Bayamón, PR declined from 173,550 to 170,245, a -1.9% decrease and its median household income grew from $24,780 to $25,669, a 3.59% increase.

The population of Bayamón, PR is 99.2% Hispanic or Latino, 0.515% White Alone, and 0.0899% Black or African American Alone. N/A% of the people in Bayamón, PR speak a non-English language, and N/A% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Bayamón, PR are National University College (2,836 degrees awarded in 2017), Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Bayamon (527 degrees), and University of Puerto Rico-Bayamon (503 degrees).

The median property value in Bayamón, PR is $139,000, and the homeownership rate is 67.9%. Most people in Bayamón, PR commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 33.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Bayamón, PR is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Bayamón, PR employs 60.5k people. The largest industries in Bayamón, PR are Retail Trade (8,765 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (7,814 people), and Educational Services (6,334 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($40,458), Public Administration ($29,987), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($28,505).

Median household income in Bayamón, PR is $25,669. Males in Bayamón, PR have an average income that is 1.08 times higher than the average income of females, which is $30,196. The income inequality in Bayamón, PR (measured using the Gini index) is 0.441, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$25,669

2017 value

± $838

3.59%

1 Year Growth

± 4.09%

Households in Bayamón, PR have a median annual income of $25,669, which is less than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $24,780 in 2016, which represents a 3.59% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$32,513

Average Male Salary

± $1,346

$30,196

Average Female Salary

± $1,178

In 2017, full-time male employees in Puerto Rico made 1.08 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. White

    $27,537 ± $947

  2. American Indian

    $26,767 ± $17,278

  3. Two or More Races

    $24,326 ± $2,543

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Puerto Rico workers was White. These workers were paid 1.03 times more than American Indian workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Bayamón, PR is from Puerto Rico.

0.441

2017 Wage GINI

0.436

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Puerto Rico was 0.441 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 1.17% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for Puerto Rico was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Puerto Rico in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 301.04

  2. Census Tract 310.32

  3. Census Tract 310.11

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Bayamón, PR was Census Tract 301.04 with a value of $56,779, followed by Census Tract 310.32 and Census Tract 310.11, with respective values of $54,297 and $49,589.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

34.2% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Bayamón, PR (56.3k out of 164k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 75+ and then Females 55 - 64.

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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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. Hispanic

    55,985 ± 1,362

  2. White

    33,156 ± 1,158

  3. Two Or More

    14,712 ± 844

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Bayamón, PR is Hispanic, followed by White and Two Or More.

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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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

60.5k

2017 Value

± 1,618

-1.92%

1 Year decline

± 3.76%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Bayamón, PR declined at a rate of -1.92%, from 61.6k employees to 60.5k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Bayamón, PR, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (11,719 people), Sales & Related Occupations (8,046 people), and Management Occupations (4,706 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Bayamón, PR.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Bayamón, PR, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (11,719 people), Sales & Related Occupations (8,046 people), and Management Occupations (4,706 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Bayamón, PR has an unusually high number of residents working as Fire Fighting & Prevention, & Other Protective Service Workers Including Supervisors (2.59 times higher than expected), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1.49 times), and Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors (1.35 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Bayamón, PR, by median earnings, are Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($41,134), Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($37,691), and Computer, Engineering, & Science Occupations ($37,422).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

60.5k

2017 Value

± 1,618

-1.92%

1 Year decline

± 3.76%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Bayamón, PR declined at a rate of -1.92%, from 61.6k employees to 60.5k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Bayamón, PR, are Retail Trade (8,765 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (7,814 people), and Educational Services (6,334 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Bayamón, PR, though some of these residents may live in Bayamón, PR and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Bayamón, PR, by number of employees, are Retail Trade (8,765 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (7,814 people), and Educational Services (6,334 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Bayamón, PR has an unusually high number of Wholesale Trade (1.64 times higher than expected), Public Administration (1.64 times), and Finance & Insurance (1.35 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Bayamón, PR, by median earnings, are Utilities ($40,458), Public Administration ($29,987), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($28,505).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

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Domestic Trade Growth

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Interstate Trade

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Health

92.7% of the population of Bayamón, PR has health coverage, with 30.4% on employee plans, 34.1% on Medicaid, 13.2% on Medicare, 13.5% on non-group plans, and 1.53% on military or VA plans.

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Spending

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Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

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Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

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Health Care Coverage

7.28%

Uninsured

30.4%

Employer Coverage

34.1%

Medicaid

13.2%

Medicare

13.5%

Non-Group

1.53%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Bayamón, PR grew by 3.98% from 7% to 7.28%.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

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Diversity

Bayamón, PR is home to a population of 170k people, from which N/A% are citizens. As of N/A, N/A% of Bayamón, PR residents were born outside of the country (N/A people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Bayamón, PR is composed of 169k Hispanic or Latino residents (99.2%), 876 White Alone residents (0.515%), 153 Black or African American Alone residents (0.0899%), 129 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.0758%), 113 Asian Alone residents (0.0664%), 70 Two or More Races residents (0.0411%), 12 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.00705%), and 7 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.00411%).

Age

Age by Nativity

40

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.4

53

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 1.6

In 2017, the median age of all people in Bayamón, PR was 40.6. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 40, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 53. But people in Bayamón, PR are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Bayamón, PR residents was 40.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. Dominican Republic

    55,958 ± 5,761 people

  2. Cuba

    11,998 ± 2,685 people

  3. Colombia

    3,422 ± 1,435 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Puerto Rico was Dominican Republic, the natal country of 55,958 Puerto Rico residents, followed by Cuba with 11,998 and Colombia with 3,422.

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Citizenship

N/A Citizenship

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As of N/A, N/A% of Bayamón, PR residents were US citizens, which is approximately the same as the national average of 93.2%. In N/A, the percentage of US citizens in Bayamón, PR was N/A%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been N/A.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. Hispanic or Latino

    169k ± 3.29k

  2. White Alone

    876 ± 230

  3. Black or African American Alone

    153 ± 85

In 2017, there were 193 times more Hispanic or Latino residents (169k people) in Bayamón, PR than any other race or ethnicity. There were 876 White Alone and 153 Black or African American Alone residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    1,588 ± 236

  2. Korea

    1,210 ± 164

  3. Gulf War (2001-)

    728 ± 168

Bayamón, PR has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.31 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2017, universities in Bayamón, PR awarded 7,035 degrees. The student population of Bayamón, PR is skewed towards women, with 11,914 male students and 16,537 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Bayamón, PR are Hispanic or Latino (7,004 and 99.6%), followed by White (17 and 0.242%), Asian (11 and 0.156%), and Unknown (3 and 0.0426%).

The largest universities in Bayamón, PR by number of degrees awarded are National University College (2,836 and 40.3%), Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Bayamon (527 and 7.49%), and University of Puerto Rico-Bayamon (503 and 7.15%).

The most popular majors in Bayamón, PR are Registered Nursing (1,676 and 23.8%), Pharmacy Technician (346 and 4.92%), and Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Administration (314 and 4.46%).

The median tuition costs in Bayamón, PR are $4,752 for private four year colleges, and $1,878 and $3,900 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

In 2015, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Bayamón, PR was Computer Systems Networking & Telecommunications with 108 degrees awarded.

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

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

  1. 2,836 degrees awarded

  2. 527 degrees awarded

  3. 503 degrees awarded

$1,878

Median In-State Public

$4,752

Median Private

In 2017, the Bayamón, PR institution with the largest number of graduating students was National University College with 2,836 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

2,818

Degrees Awarded to Men

4,217

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2017, 2,818 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Bayamón, PR, which is 0.668 times less than the 4,217 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. Hispanic or Latino

    7,004 degrees awarded

  2. White

    17 degrees awarded

  3. Asian

    11 degrees awarded

In 2017 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Bayamón, PR were to Hispanic or Latino students. These 7,004 degrees mean that there were 412 times more Hispanic or Latino students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, White, with 17 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Bayamón, PR was $139,000 in 2017, which is 0.605 times smaller than the national average of $229,700. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $141,500 to $139,000, a 1.77% decrease. The homeownership rate in Bayamón, PR is 67.9%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Bayamón, PR have an average commute time of 33.3 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Bayamón, PR is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$139,000

2017 Median

± $1,399

$141,500

2016 Median

± $1,375

In 2017, the median property value in Bayamón, PR declined from to $139,000 from the previous year's value of $141,500.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Bayamón, PR compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Bayamón, PR the largest share of households have a property value in the $125k - $150k range.

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Household Income

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$25,669

Median Household Income

± $838

62.9k

Number of Households

± 1,509

In 2017, the median household income of the 62.9k households in Bayamón, PR grew to $25,669 from the previous year's value of $24,780.

The following chart displays the households in Bayamón, 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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Property Taxes

None

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Bayamón, PR distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Bayamón, PR the largest share of households pay taxes in the None range.

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Rent vs Own

67.9%

2017 Homeownership

68.3%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 67.9% of the housing units in Bayamón, PR were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 68.3%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Bayamón, PR compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

33.3 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Bayamón, PR have a longer commute time (33.3 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 4.6% of the workforce in Bayamón, PR have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    73.7%

  2. Carpooled

    12.6%

  3. Public Transit

    4.78%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Bayamón, PR was Drove Alone (73.7%), followed by those who Carpooled (12.6%) and those who Public Transit (4.78%).

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Bayamón, PR distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Bayamón, PR have 2 cars, followed by 1 car.

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