Coamo, PR

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2020 Population
11,100
0.799% 1-year growth
2020 Median Age
45.2
8.92% 1-year increase
2020 Poverty Rate
54.4%
6.8% 1-year increase
2020 Median Household Income
$14,190
11.8% 1-year decline
2020 Median Property Value
$92,200
0.109% 1-year growth

About

In 2020, Coamo, PR had a population of 11.1k people with a median age of 45.2 and a median household income of $14,190. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Coamo, PR grew from 11,012 to 11,100, a 0.799% increase and its median household income declined from $16,095 to $14,190, a −11.8% decrease.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Coamo, PR are White (Hispanic) (63.3%), Black or African American (Hispanic) (21.4%), Two+ (Hispanic) (11%), Other (Hispanic) (3.82%), and White (Non-Hispanic) (0.36%).

None of the households in Coamo, 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 Coamo, PR are Educational Technical College-Recinto de Coamo (36 degrees awarded in 2020).

In 2020, the median property value in Coamo, PR was $92,200, and the homeownership rate was 66.8%.

Most people in Coamo, PR drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 21.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Coamo, PR was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

In 2020, there were 2.95 times more White (Hispanic) residents (7.03k people) in Coamo, PR than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.38k Black or African American (Hispanic) and 1.22k Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Coamo, PR
  1. White (Hispanic)
    7.03k ± 1.04k
  2. Black or African American (Hispanic)
    2.38k ± 570
  3. Two+ (Hispanic)
    1.22k ± 414
99.5%
Hispanic Population
11k people

In 2020, there were 2.95 times more White (Hispanic) residents (7.03k people) in Coamo, PR than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.38k Black or African American (Hispanic) and 1.22k Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

99.5% of the people in Coamo, PR are hispanic (11k people).

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    142 ± 76
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    66 ± 68
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    42 ± 47

Coamo, PR has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.15 times greater than any other conflict.

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The economy of Coamo, PR employs 3.3k people. The largest industries in Coamo, PR are Public Administration (572 people), Manufacturing (524 people), and Educational Services (301 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($33,917), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($33,542), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($32,807).

Occupations

3.3k
2020 Value
± 549
−0.663%
1 Year decline
± 23.2%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Coamo, PR declined at a rate of −0.663%, from 3.32k employees to 3.3k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Coamo, PR, are Production Occupations (495 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (406 people), and Fire Fighting & Prevention, & Other Protective Service Workers Including Supervisors (256 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Coamo, PR.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

3.3k
2020 Value
± 549
−0.663%
1 Year decline
± 23.2%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Coamo, PR declined at a rate of −0.663%, from 3.32k employees to 3.3k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Coamo, PR, are Public Administration (572 people), Manufacturing (524 people), and Educational Services (301 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Coamo, PR, though some of these residents may live in Coamo, 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

$15,593
Median earning men ± $1,470
$17,464
Median earning women ± $3,431

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($33,958), Retail Trade ($20,313), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($17,500).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Public Administration ($28,150), Manufacturing ($19,490), and Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($19,185).

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In 2020, universities in Coamo, PR awarded 36 degrees. The student population of Coamo, PR in 2020 is skewed towards women, with 29 male students and 83 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Coamo, PR are Hispanic or Latino (36 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 Coamo, PR by number of degrees awarded are Educational Technical College-Recinto de Coamo (36 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Coamo, PR are Nursing Practice (9 and 25%), Child Care Provider (7 and 19.4%), and Electrician (6 and 16.7%).

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.

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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 Coamo, PR was $92,200 in 2020, which is 0.401 times smaller than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $92,100 to $92,200, a 0.109% increase. The homeownership rate in Coamo, PR is 66.8%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Coamo, PR have an average commute time of 21.8 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Coamo, PR is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Coamo, PR is $14,190. In 2020, the place with the highest median household income in Coamo, PR was Census Tract 9542 with a value of $20,306, followed by Census Tract 9544 and Census Tract 9541, with respective values of $17,679 and $14,432.

Property

$92,200
Median Property Value 2020
±$4,988
$2,727
Median Property Taxes
±$332

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

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Coamo, PR compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

66.8%
Homeownership
2020
68.3%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 66.8% of the housing units in Coamo, PR were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 68.7%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 9542
  2. Census Tract 9544
  3. Census Tract 9541

In 2020, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Coamo, PR was Census Tract 9542 with a value of $20,306, followed by Census Tract 9544 and Census Tract 9541, with respective values of $17,679 and $14,432.

The following map shows all of the places in Coamo, PR colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$14,190
Median Household Income
± $2,808
4.09k
Number of Households
± 416

In 2020, the median household income of the 4.09k households in Coamo, PR declined from $14,190 from the previous year's value of $16,095.

The following chart displays the households in Coamo, 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 Coamo, 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 (85.2%)
  2. Walked (11.7%)
  3. Carpooled (2.25%)

In 2020, 85.2% of workers in Coamo, PR drove alone to work, followed by those who walked to work (11.7%) and those who carpooled to work (2.25%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

21.8 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Coamo, PR have a shorter commute time (21.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 1.11% of the workforce in Coamo, PR have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

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Poverty & Diversity

54.4% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Coamo, PR (6.04k out of 11.1k 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 Males 45 - 54, followed by Females 45 - 54 and then Females 25 - 34.

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

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96.6% of the population of Coamo, PR has health coverage, with 19.6% on employee plans, 54.8% on Medicaid, 13% on Medicare, 8.08% on non-group plans, and 1.14% 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 20.1% under 18 years, 17.2% between 18 and 34 years, 44.8% between 35 and 64 years, and 17.9% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 50.1% were men and 49.9% were women.

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Uninsured People

3.42%
Uninsured
19.6%
Employer Coverage
54.8%
Medicaid
13%
Medicare
8.08%
Non-Group
1.14%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Coamo, PR declined by 5.04% from 3.61% to 3.42%.

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