Lares, PR

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2020 Population
4,368
11.3% 1-year growth
2020 Median Age
49.8
1.01% 1-year increase
2020 Poverty Rate
54%
5.27% 1-year increase
2020 Median Household Income
$16,379
5.77% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$90,100
1.74% 1-year decline

About

In 2020, Lares, PR had a population of 4.37k people with a median age of 49.8 and a median household income of $16,379. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Lares, PR grew from 3,925 to 4,368, a 11.3% increase and its median household income grew from $15,486 to $16,379, a 5.77% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Lares, PR are White (Hispanic) (62.7%), Other (Hispanic) (28.7%), Two+ (Hispanic) (5.84%), Black or African American (Hispanic) (2.2%), and White (Non-Hispanic) (0.595%).

None of the households in Lares, 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 Lares, PR are Educational Technical College (26 degrees awarded in 2020).

In 2020, the median property value in Lares, PR was $90,100, and the homeownership rate was 58.7%.

Most people in Lares, PR drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 30.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Lares, PR was 1 car per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

In 2020, there were 2.19 times more White (Hispanic) residents (2.74k people) in Lares, PR than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.25k Other (Hispanic) and 255 Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Lares, PR
  1. White (Hispanic)
    2.74k ± 433
  2. Other (Hispanic)
    1.25k ± 337
  3. Two+ (Hispanic)
    255 ± 181
99.4%
Hispanic Population
4.34k people

In 2020, there were 2.19 times more White (Hispanic) residents (2.74k people) in Lares, PR than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.25k Other (Hispanic) and 255 Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

99.4% of the people in Lares, PR are hispanic (4.34k people).

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

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Korea
    39 ± 37
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    24 ± 29
  3. Vietnam
    22 ± 33

Lares, PR has a large population of military personnel who served in Korea, 1.63 times greater than any other conflict.

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The economy of Lares, PR employs 1.16k people. The largest industries in Lares, PR are Health Care & Social Assistance (189 people), Manufacturing (158 people), and Educational Services (144 people), and the highest paying industries are Educational Services ($32,644), Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($25,644), and Health Care & Social Assistance ($23,393).

Occupations

1.16k
2020 Value
± 222
17.1%
1 Year growth
± 24%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Lares, PR grew at a rate of 17.1%, from 988 employees to 1.16k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Lares, PR, are Education Instruction, & Library Occupations (112 people), Material Moving Occupations (108 people), and Production Occupations (107 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Lares, PR.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

1.16k
2020 Value
± 222
17.1%
1 Year growth
± 24%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Lares, PR grew at a rate of 17.1%, from 988 employees to 1.16k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Lares, PR, are Health Care & Social Assistance (189 people), Manufacturing (158 people), and Educational Services (144 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Lares, PR, though some of these residents may live in Lares, 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

$13,825
Median earning men ± $2,235
$19,803
Median earning women ± $5,174

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation, & Accommodations & Food Services ($32,750), Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($26,875), and Manufacturing ($16,312).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($25,250), Public Administration ($22,361), and Other Services Except Public Administration ($8,581).

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learningEducation

In 2020, universities in Lares, PR awarded 26 degrees. The student population of Lares, PR in 2020 is skewed towards women, with 4 male students and 16 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Lares, PR are Hispanic or Latino (26 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 Lares, PR by number of degrees awarded are Educational Technical College (26 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Lares, PR are Electrician (9 and 34.6%), General Cosmetology (6 and 23.1%), and Nursing Practice (5 and 19.2%).

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).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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homeHousing & Living

The median property value in Lares, PR was $90,100 in 2020, which is 0.392 times smaller than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $91,700 to $90,100, a 1.74% decrease. The homeownership rate in Lares, PR is 58.7%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Lares, PR have an average commute time of 30.3 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Lares, PR is lower than the national average, with an average of 1 car per household.

Property

$90,100
Median Property Value 2020
±$3,843
$1,167
Median Property Taxes
±$176

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

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

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Rent vs Own

58.7%
Homeownership
2020
69.7%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 58.7% of the housing units in Lares, PR were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 60.1%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 9579
  2. Census Tract 9581

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

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Household Income

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$16,379
Median Household Income
± $2,902
1.99k
Number of Households
± 263

In 2020, the median household income of the 1.99k households in Lares, PR grew to $16,379 from the previous year's value of $15,486.

The following chart displays the households in Lares, 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 Lares, 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 (88.5%)
  2. Carpooled (4.06%)
  3. Walked (3.46%)

In 2020, 88.5% of workers in Lares, PR drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (4.06%) and those who walked to work (3.46%).

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

30.3 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Lares, PR have a longer commute time (30.3 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 3.2% of the workforce in Lares, PR have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

1 car
Average Number

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

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Poverty & Diversity

54% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Lares, PR (2.34k out of 4.32k 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 45 - 54, followed by Females 55 - 64 and then Females 18 - 24.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Lares, 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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95.1% of the population of Lares, PR has health coverage, with 15.3% on employee plans, 57% on Medicaid, 13.4% on Medicare, 8.21% on non-group plans, and 1.25% 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 17.8% under 18 years, 16.3% between 18 and 34 years, 40.8% between 35 and 64 years, and 25.1% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 42.6% were men and 57.4% were women.

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Uninsured People

4.9%
Uninsured
15.3%
Employer Coverage
57%
Medicaid
13.4%
Medicare
8.21%
Non-Group
1.25%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Lares, PR grew by 41% from 3.48% to 4.9%.

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

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