Toa Alta & Vega Alta Municipios PUMA, PR

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2020 Population
109,009
0.874% 1-year decline
2020 Median Age
39.7
2.32% 1-year increase
2020 Poverty Rate
35.8%
2.6% 1-year increase
2020 Median Household Income
$24,815
2.36% 1-year decline
2020 Median Property Value
$127,600
0.631% 1-year growth

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In 2020, Toa Alta & Vega Alta Municipios PUMA, PR had a population of 109k people with a median age of 39.7 and a median household income of $24,815. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Toa Alta & Vega Alta Municipios PUMA, PR declined from 109,970 to 109,009, a −0.874% decrease and its median household income declined from $25,414 to $24,815, a −2.36% decrease.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Toa Alta & Vega Alta Municipios PUMA, PR are White (Hispanic) (72.9%), Other (Hispanic) (10.2%), Two+ (Hispanic) (7.92%), Black or African American (Hispanic) (7.59%), and White (Non-Hispanic) (0.925%).

95.5% of the households in Toa Alta & Vega Alta Municipios PUMA, 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 Toa Alta & Vega Alta Municipios PUMA, PR was $127,600, and the homeownership rate was 77%.

Most people in Toa Alta & Vega Alta Municipios PUMA, PR drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 38.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Toa Alta & Vega Alta Municipios PUMA, PR was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

In 2020, there were 7.14 times more White (Hispanic) residents (79.4k people) in Toa Alta & Vega Alta Municipios PUMA, PR than any other race or ethnicity. There were 11.1k Other (Hispanic) and 8.63k Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common non-English languages spoken as the primary langauge in households in Toa Alta & Vega Alta Municipios PUMA, PR are Spanish (99,827 households), Arabic (73 households), and Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) (19 households).

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Toa Alta & Vega Alta Municipios PUMA, PR
  1. White (Hispanic)
    79.4k ± 2.37k
  2. Other (Hispanic)
    11.1k ± 1.71k
  3. Two+ (Hispanic)
    8.63k ± 1.49k
98.7%
Hispanic Population
108k people

In 2020, there were 7.14 times more White (Hispanic) residents (79.4k people) in Toa Alta & Vega Alta Municipios PUMA, PR than any other race or ethnicity. There were 11.1k Other (Hispanic) and 8.63k Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

98.7% of the people in Toa Alta & Vega Alta Municipios PUMA, PR are hispanic (108k people).

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    99,827 households (95.4%)
  2. Arabic
    73 households (0.0697%)
  3. Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese)
    19 households (0.0181%)

95.5% of the households in Toa Alta & Vega Alta Municipios PUMA, PR reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language, which is higher than the national average of 21.5%. 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 most common non-English language spoken in households in Toa Alta & Vega Alta Municipios PUMA, PR was Spanish. 95.4% of the households in Toa Alta & Vega Alta Municipios PUMA, PR reported speaking Spanish at home as the primary shared language between all members living in the household.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    635 ± 190
  2. Korea
    310 ± 93
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    202 ± 130

Toa Alta & Vega Alta Municipios PUMA, PR has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.05 times greater than any other conflict.

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The economy of Toa Alta & Vega Alta Municipios PUMA, PR employs 35.9k people. The largest industries in Toa Alta & Vega Alta Municipios PUMA, PR are Elementary & secondary schools (2,637 people), Restaurants & Food Services (2,560 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (2,040 people), and the highest paying industries are Computer Systems Design ($111,134), Pharmaceutical & medicine manufacturing ($77,035), and Professional & commercial equipment & supplies merchant wholesalers ($53,754).

Workforce Diversity

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RACE/ETHNICITY
18,463
Women
51.4%
17,471
Men
48.6%

The workforce of Toa Alta & Vega Alta Municipios PUMA, PR in 2020 was 35,934 people, with 51.4% woman, and 48.6% men.

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Occupations

35.9k
2020 Value
−1.52%
1 Year decline
± −1.52%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Toa Alta & Vega Alta Municipios PUMA, PR declined at a rate of −1.52%, from 36.5k employees to 35.9k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Toa Alta & Vega Alta Municipios PUMA, PR, are Secretaries and administrative assistants, except legal, medical, and executive (2,093 people), Cashiers (1,791 people), and Registered nurses (1,441 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Toa Alta & Vega Alta Municipios PUMA, PR.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

35.9k
2020 Value
−1.52%
1 Year decline
± −1.52%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Toa Alta & Vega Alta Municipios PUMA, PR declined at a rate of −1.52%, from 36.5k employees to 35.9k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Toa Alta & Vega Alta Municipios PUMA, PR, are Elementary & secondary schools (2,637 people), Restaurants & Food Services (2,560 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (2,040 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Toa Alta & Vega Alta Municipios PUMA, PR, though some of these residents may live in Toa Alta & Vega Alta Municipios PUMA, 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

$21,287
Median earning men ± $1,379
$20,228
Median earning women ± $989

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Information ($46,372), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($33,464), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($30,229).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Information ($42,173), Construction ($30,568), and Public Administration ($29,830).

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2020, 1.99% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 1.48% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population of Toa Alta & Vega Alta Municipios PUMA, PR in 2020 were High School or Equivalent (23.8k), Primary Education (15.8k), and Bachelors Degree (15.4k).

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The median property value in Toa Alta & Vega Alta Municipios PUMA, PR was $127,600 in 2020, which is 0.555 times smaller than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $126,800 to $127,600, a 0.631% increase. The homeownership rate in Toa Alta & Vega Alta Municipios PUMA, PR is 77%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Toa Alta & Vega Alta Municipios PUMA, PR have an average commute time of 38.9 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Toa Alta & Vega Alta Municipios PUMA, PR is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Toa Alta & Vega Alta Municipios PUMA, PR is $24,815. In 2020, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Toa Alta & Vega Alta Municipios PUMA, PR was San Juan Municipio (Sur) PUMA, PR with a value of $34,938, followed by Guaynabo & Cataño Municipios PUMA, PR and Carolina Municipio (Norte) PUMA, PR, with respective values of $31,746 and $29,431.

Property

$127,600
Median Property Value 2020
±$3,099
$26,603
Median Property Taxes
±$1,116

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Rent vs Own

77%
Homeownership
2020
71.8%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 77% of the housing units in Toa Alta & Vega Alta Municipios PUMA, PR were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 78.1%.

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Income by Location

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In 2020, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Toa Alta & Vega Alta Municipios PUMA, PR was San Juan Municipio (Sur) PUMA, PR with a value of $34,938, followed by Guaynabo & Cataño Municipios PUMA, PR and Carolina Municipio (Norte) PUMA, PR, with respective values of $31,746 and $29,431.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Toa Alta & Vega Alta Municipios PUMA, PR colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$24,815
Median Household Income
± $1,592
34.5k
Number of Households
± 1,463

In 2020, the median household income of the 34.5k households in Toa Alta & Vega Alta Municipios PUMA, PR declined from $24,815 from the previous year's value of $25,414.

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Wage Distribution

0.421
2020 Wage GINI in Toa Alta & Vega Alta Municipios PUMA, PR
0.43
2019 Wage GINI in Toa Alta & Vega Alta Municipios PUMA, PR

In 2020, the income inequality in Toa Alta & Vega Alta Municipios PUMA, PR was 0.421 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 2.08% decline from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Toa Alta & Vega Alta Municipios PUMA, PR was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Toa Alta & Vega Alta Municipios PUMA, PR in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2018
  1. Drove Alone (85.8%)
  2. Carpooled (8.16%)
  3. Walked (1.94%)

In 2018, 85.8% of workers in Toa Alta & Vega Alta Municipios PUMA, PR drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (8.16%) and those who walked to work (1.94%).

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Commute Time

38.9 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Toa Alta & Vega Alta Municipios PUMA, PR have a longer commute time (38.9 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 4.64% of the workforce in Toa Alta & Vega Alta Municipios PUMA, 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 Toa Alta & Vega Alta Municipios PUMA, PR distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Toa Alta & Vega Alta Municipios PUMA, PR have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

35.8% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Toa Alta & Vega Alta Municipios PUMA, PR (38.8k out of 108k 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 55 - 64.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Toa Alta & Vega Alta Municipios PUMA, PR is Hispanic, followed by White and Other.

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93.7% of the population of Toa Alta & Vega Alta Municipios PUMA, PR has health coverage, with 31.7% on employee plans, 37.7% on Medicaid, 10.5% on Medicare, 13.2% on non-group plans, and 0.629% on military or VA plans.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2020, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 21.8% under 18 years, 22.2% between 18 and 34 years, 40.3% between 35 and 64 years, and 15.7% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 47.5% were men and 52.5% were women.

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Uninsured People

6.27%
Uninsured
31.7%
Employer Coverage
37.7%
Medicaid
10.5%
Medicare
13.2%
Non-Group
0.629%
Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2018, the percent of uninsured citizens in Toa Alta & Vega Alta Municipios PUMA, PR grew by 1.71% from 6.16% to 6.27%.

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