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Population Demographics for Puerto Rico 2017, 2018

List of Counties and Cities in Puerto Rico

Population Demographics by Race

RacePopulation% of Total
Total Population3,725,789100
Hispanic or Latino3,688,45598
Black or African American461,49812
Some Other Race289,9057
Two or More Races122,2463
American Indian19,839Below 1%
Three or more races12,719Below 1%
Asian6,831Below 1%
Native Hawaiian Pacific Islander370Below 1%
Native Hawaiian120Below 1%

Population Demographics by Race and gender.

Total Population1,785,1711,940,6183,725,789
Hispanic or Latino1,765,9711,922,4843,688,455
Black or African American231,794229,704461,498
Some Other Race142,022147,883289,905
Two or More Races59,43662,810122,246
American Indian9,77610,06319,839
Three or more races6,0916,62812,719
Native Hawaiian Pacific Islander175195370
Native Hawaiian5961120

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Demographic population totals

Total population in Puerto Rico

Total Population:3,725,789
Male Population:1,785,171
Female Population:1,940,618

Demographic median age by sex

Median age in Puerto Rico

Both sexes36

Demographic sex by age for the population in households

Population in households in Puerto Rico

Total Population:3,687,834
Male Population:1,758,859
Under 5 years:114,979
5 to 9 years:123,070
10 to 14 years:137,019
15 to 17 years:86,008
18 and 19 years:57,014
20 years:28,898
21 years:26,338
22 to 24 years:72,263
25 to 29 years:114,621
30 to 34 years:116,204
35 to 39 years:113,355
40 to 44 years:113,020
45 to 49 years:113,819
50 to 54 years:109,281
55 to 59 years:101,278
60 and 61 years:39,787
62 to 64 years:59,487
65 and 66 years:34,288
67 to 69 years:45,263
70 to 74 years:60,998
75 to 79 years:42,895
80 to 84 years:26,833
85 years and over:22,141
Female Population:1,928,975
Under 5 years:109,407
5 to 9 years:116,695
10 to 14 years:131,085
15 to 17 years:82,752
18 and 19 years:55,500
20 years:28,562
21 years:25,929
22 to 24 years:74,771
25 to 29 years:125,153
30 to 34 years:128,149
35 to 39 years:124,960
40 to 44 years:126,986
45 to 49 years:132,111
50 to 54 years:128,875
55 to 59 years:121,003
60 and 61 years:47,123
62 to 64 years:70,416
65 and 66 years:40,581
67 to 69 years:54,152
70 to 74 years:73,804
75 to 79 years:56,202
80 to 84 years:38,080
85 years and over:36,679

Demographic average population of home by age

Average household size in Puerto Rico

Under 18 years:0
18 years and over:2

Demographic household type

Number of occupied homes in Puerto Rico

Family led homes:1,006,317
Husband-wife family:619,876
Other family:386,441
Population of male led with no wife present:75,044
Population female led with no husband present:311,397
Population of Nonfamily homes:370,214
Population living alone:327,560
Population not living alone:42,654

Demographic population of homes with people under 18 years old by type

Total occupied homes in Puerto Rico with people under 18 years old:

Population of homes with one or more people under 18 years:508,860
Population of family homes:507,743
Husband-wife family:284,727
Under 6 years only:65,636
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:55,340
6 to 17 years only:163,751
Other family:223,016
Male householder, no wife present:37,801
Under 6 years only:10,649
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:7,055
6 to 17 years only:20,097
Female led with no husband present:185,215
Under 6 years only:36,897
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:36,116
6 to 17 years only:112,202
Nonfamily households:1,117
Male led households:589
Under 6 years only:69
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:34
6 to 17 years only:486
Female led householder:528
Under 6 years only:101
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:31
6 to 17 years only:396
Households with no people under 18 years:867,671
Family households:498,574
Husband-wife family:335,149
Other family:163,425
Male led with no wife present:37,243
Female led with no husband present:126,182
Nonfamily households:369,097
Male led householder:170,069
Female led householder:199,028

Demographic type of home by age of owner-renter

Total number led homes in Puerto Rico, by type

Total Home Population:1,376,531
Population of Family homes:1,006,317
Population of 15 to 24 year olds:34,166
Population of 25 to 34 year olds:156,626
Population of 35 to 44 year olds:203,612
Population of 45 to 54 year olds:205,225
Population of 55 to 59 year olds:92,574
Population of 60 to 64 year olds:90,606
Population of 65 to 74 year olds:132,407
Population of 75 to 84 year olds:69,167
Population of 85 year olds and over:21,934
Population of  Nonfamily Homes:370,214
Population of 15 to 24 year olds:12,982
Population of 25 to 34 year olds:33,633
Population of 35 to 44 year olds:40,504
Population of 45 to 54 year olds:62,627
Population of 55 to 59 year olds:38,666
Population of 60 to 64 year olds:43,806
Population of 65 to 74 year olds:72,061
Population of 75 to 84 year olds:47,694
Population of 85 year olds and over:18,241

Demographic population of homes with people 60 year olds and over

 households in Puerto Rico containing people over 60

Total Population:1,376,531
Population of homes with one or more people 60 years and over:543,308
1-person household:170,624
2-or-more-person household:372,684
Family households:359,232
Nonfamily households:13,452
Population of homes with no people 60 years and over:833,223
1-person household:156,936
2-or-more-person household:676,287
Family homes:647,085
Nonfamily homes:29,202

Demographic population of multigenerational homes

 homes in Puerto Rico with multiple generations.

Total Population:1,376,531
Home has three or more generations:90,890
Home does not have three or more generations:1,285,641

Demographic presence of unmarried partner of home owner-renter

Unmarried population in Puerto Rico under 18 years old in homes

Total Population:899,646
Unmarried partner of home lead present:90,714
In family homes:90,473
Population of male led and male partner homes:1,341
Population of male led and female partner households:39,347
Population of female led and female partner households:2,521
Population of female led and male partner households:47,264
In nonfamily homes:241
Population of male led and male partner homes:13
Population of male led and female partner homes:171
Population of female led and female partner homes:15
Population of female led and male partner homes:42
No unmarried partner of home lead present:808,932
In family homes:807,895
Population of husband-wife family homes:503,453
Population of male lead with no wife present, family homes:23,278
Population of female lead with no husband present, family homes:281,164
In nonfamily homes:1,037

Demographic population in families by age

Population in families living in Puerto Rico

Total Population:3,193,174
Population Under 18 years:895,696
Population 18 years and over:2,297,478

Demographic tenure of people in homes

How long in Puerto Rico have lived in one place.

Population of Owner occupied homes:986,165
Family home:745,880
Nonfamily homess:240,285
Male led home:103,081
Living alone:91,729
Not living alone:11,352
Female led home:137,204
Living alone:124,049
Not living alone:13,155
Population of Renter occupied homes:390,366
Family run homes:260,437
Husband-wife family:116,974
Other family:143,463
Male led with no wife present:24,135
Female led with no husband present:119,328
Nonfamily Homes:129,929
Male led homes:67,577
Male living alone:57,658
Male not living alone:9,919
Female led homes:62,352
Females living alone:54,124
Females not living alone:8,228

Content provided by the US Census bureau for the years 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015.

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