Toa Alta & Vega Alta Municipios PUMA, PR

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Population
111,129
1.44% 1-year decline
Median Age
38

Poverty Rate
35.3%

Median Household Income
$25,283
1.29% 1-year growth
Median Property Value
$130,900
3.54% 1-year decline
Number of Employees
34,670
1.9% 1-year decline

About

In 2018, Toa Alta & Vega Alta Municipios PUMA, PR had a population of 111k people with a median age of 38 and a median household income of $25,283. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Toa Alta & Vega Alta Municipios PUMA, PR declined from 112,758 to 111,129, a -1.44% decrease and its median household income grew from $24,961 to $25,283, a 1.29% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Toa Alta & Vega Alta Municipios PUMA, PR are White (Hispanic) (78.6%), Black or African American (Hispanic) (8.54%), Other (Hispanic) (7.55%), Two+ (Hispanic) (3.8%), and White (Non-Hispanic) (0.654%). 95.5% of the people in Toa Alta & Vega Alta Municipios PUMA, PR speak a non-English language, and N/A% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Toa Alta & Vega Alta Municipios PUMA, PR is $130,900, and the homeownership rate is 77.8%. Most people in Toa Alta & Vega Alta Municipios PUMA, PR commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 38.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Toa Alta & Vega Alta Municipios PUMA, PR is 2 cars per household.

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Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the member for Toa Alta & Vega Alta Municipios PUMA, PR have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Diversity

Toa Alta & Vega Alta Municipios PUMA, PR is home to a population of 111k people, from which N/A% are citizens. As of N/A, N/A% of Toa Alta & Vega Alta Municipios PUMA, PR residents were born outside of the country (N/A people).

In 2018, there were 9.21 times more White (Hispanic) residents (87.3k people) in Toa Alta & Vega Alta Municipios PUMA, PR than any other race or ethnicity. There were 9.49k Black or African American (Hispanic) and 8.39k Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common foreign languages spoken in Toa Alta & Vega Alta Municipios PUMA, PR are Spanish (100,933 speakers), Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) (100 speakers), and Arabic (31 speakers).

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Toa Alta & Vega Alta Municipios PUMA, PR
  1. White (Hispanic)
    87.3k ± 1.84k
  2. Black or African American (Hispanic)
    9.49k ± 1.2k
  3. Other (Hispanic)
    8.39k ± 1.33k
98.8%
Hispanic Population
110k people

In 2018, there were 9.21 times more White (Hispanic) residents (87.3k people) in Toa Alta & Vega Alta Municipios PUMA, PR than any other race or ethnicity. There were 9.49k Black or African American (Hispanic) and 8.39k Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

98.8% of the people in Toa Alta & Vega Alta Municipios PUMA, PR are hispanic (110k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Toa Alta & Vega Alta Municipios PUMA, PR as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages
  1. Spanish
    100,933 speakers (95.3%)
  2. Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese)
    100 speakers (0.0944%)
  3. Arabic
    31 speakers (0.0293%)

95.5% of Toa Alta & Vega Alta Municipios PUMA, PR citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is higher than the national average of 21.9%. In 2018, the most common non-English language spoken in Toa Alta & Vega Alta Municipios PUMA, PR was Spanish. 95.3% of the overall population of Toa Alta & Vega Alta Municipios PUMA, PR are native Spanish speakers. 0.0944% speak Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) and 0.0293% speak Spanish, the next two most common languages.

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Age by Nativity

38
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.3
48
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 4.6

In 2018, the median age of all people in Toa Alta & Vega Alta Municipios PUMA, PR was 38. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 38, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 48. But people in Toa Alta & Vega Alta Municipios PUMA, PR are getting getting older. In 2017, the average age of all Toa Alta & Vega Alta Municipios PUMA, PR residents was 37.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. Dominican Republic
    710 ± 652 people
  2. China
    196 ± 343 people
  3. Cuba
    128 ± 278 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Toa Alta & Vega Alta Municipios PUMA, PR was Dominican Republic, the natal country of 710 Toa Alta & Vega Alta Municipios PUMA, PR residents, followed by China with 196 and Cuba with 128.

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Citizenship

N/A%
N/A Citizenship

As of N/A, N/A% of Toa Alta & Vega Alta Municipios PUMA, 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 Toa Alta & Vega Alta Municipios PUMA, PR was N/A%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been N/A.

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Military

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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Economy

Median household income in Toa Alta & Vega Alta Municipios PUMA, PR is $25,283. In 2018, 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 $36,377, followed by Guaynabo & Cataño Municipios PUMA, PR and Caguas Municipio PUMA, PR, with respective values of $30,637 and $27,714.

Males in Toa Alta & Vega Alta Municipios PUMA, PR have an average income that is 1.3 times higher than the average income of females, which is $30,038. The income inequality in Toa Alta & Vega Alta Municipios PUMA, PR (measured using the Gini index) is N/A, which is N/A than the national average.

The economy of Toa Alta & Vega Alta Municipios PUMA, PR employs 34.7k people. The largest industries in Toa Alta & Vega Alta Municipios PUMA, PR are N/A, and the highest paying industries are N/A.

Wages

Median Household Income

$25,283
2018 value
± $1,205
1.29%
1 Year Growth
± 6.72%

Households in Toa Alta & Vega Alta Municipios PUMA, PR have a median annual income of $25,283, 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 $24,961 in 2017, which represents a 1.29% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$39,193
Average Male Salary in Toa Alta & Vega Alta Municipios PUMA, PR
± $8,139
$30,038
Average Female Salary in Toa Alta & Vega Alta Municipios PUMA, PR
± $5,247

In 2017, full-time male employees in Toa Alta & Vega Alta Municipios PUMA, PR made 1.3 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Toa Alta & Vega Alta Municipios PUMA, PR by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

In N/A the highest paid race/ethnicity of N/A workers was N/A. These workers were paid N/A times more than N/A workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in N/A.

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Wage Distribution

N/A Wage GINI in N/A
  1. N/A
  2. N/A

In N/A, the income inequality in N/A was N/A according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a N/A N/A from N/A to N/A, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat N/A even. The GINI for N/A was N/A than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed N/A evenly in N/A in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Toa Alta & Vega Alta Municipios PUMA, PR across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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In 2018, 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 $36,377, followed by Guaynabo & Cataño Municipios PUMA, PR and Caguas Municipio PUMA, PR, with respective values of $30,637 and $27,714.

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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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

35.3% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Toa Alta & Vega Alta Municipios PUMA, PR (38.9k out of 110k 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 35 - 44 and then Males 35 - 44.

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
    38,318 ± 1,400
  2. White
    29,346 ± 1,328
  3. Black
    4,153 ± 578

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 Black.

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

34.7k
2017 Value
-1.9%
1 Year decline
± -1.9%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Toa Alta & Vega Alta Municipios PUMA, PR declined at a rate of -1.9%, from 35.3k employees to 34.7k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Toa Alta & Vega Alta Municipios PUMA, PR, are Secretaries & administrative assistants (2,223 people), Cashiers (1,684 people), and Elementary & middle school teachers (1,305 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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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Toa Alta & Vega Alta Municipios PUMA, PR, by number of employees, are Secretaries & administrative assistants (2,223 people), Cashiers (1,684 people), and Elementary & middle school teachers (1,305 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, Toa Alta & Vega Alta Municipios PUMA, PR has an unusually high number of residents working as N/A.

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Toa Alta & Vega Alta Municipios PUMA, PR, by average salary, are Chief executives & legislators ($128,872), Computer & information systems managers ($90,230), and General & operations managers ($87,229).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

34.7k
2017 Value
-1.9%
1 Year decline
± -1.9%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Toa Alta & Vega Alta Municipios PUMA, PR declined at a rate of -1.9%, from 35.3k employees to 34.7k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Toa Alta & Vega Alta Municipios PUMA, PR, are N/A. 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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Most Common

The most common industries in Toa Alta & Vega Alta Municipios PUMA, PR, by number of employees, are N/A.

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Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, Toa Alta & Vega Alta Municipios PUMA, PR has an unusually high number of N/A industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Toa Alta & Vega Alta Municipios PUMA, PR, by average salary, are N/A.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Toa Alta & Vega Alta Municipios PUMA, PR was $130,900 in 2018, which is 0.57 times smaller than the national average of $229,700. Between 2017 and 2018 the median property value increased from $135,700 to $130,900, a 3.54% decrease. The homeownership rate in Toa Alta & Vega Alta Municipios PUMA, PR is 77.8%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Toa Alta & Vega Alta Municipios PUMA, PR have an average commute time of 38.6 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. 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.

Housing

Property Value

$130,900
2018 Median
± $2,887
$135,700
2017 Median
± $2,888

In 2018, the median property value in Toa Alta & Vega Alta Municipios PUMA, PR declined from to $130,900 from the previous year's value of $135,700.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Toa Alta & Vega Alta Municipios PUMA, 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 Toa Alta & Vega Alta Municipios PUMA, PR the largest share of households have a property value in the N/A range.

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$25,283
Median Household Income
± $1,205
34.3k
Number of Households
± 1,329

In 2018, the median household income of the 34.3k households in Toa Alta & Vega Alta Municipios PUMA, PR grew to $25,283 from the previous year's value of $24,961.

The following chart displays the households in Toa Alta & Vega Alta Municipios PUMA, 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 Toa Alta & Vega Alta Municipios PUMA, PR distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Toa Alta & Vega Alta Municipios PUMA, PR the largest share of households pay taxes in the None range.

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Rent vs Own

77.8%
2018 Homeownership
78.3%
2017 Homeownership

In 2018, 77.8% 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 78.3%.

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

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Commute Time

38.6 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Toa Alta & Vega Alta Municipios PUMA, PR have a longer commute time (38.6 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.3 minutes). Additionally, 5.25% of the workforce in Toa Alta & Vega Alta Municipios PUMA, PR have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel
  1. Drove Alone
    85.8%
  2. Carpooled
    8.16%
  3. Walked
    1.94%

In 2018, the most common method of travel for workers in Toa Alta & Vega Alta Municipios PUMA, PR was Drove Alone (85.8%), followed by those who Carpooled (8.16%) and those who Walked (1.94%).

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Transportation

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, followed by 3 cars.

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Health

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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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 Coverage

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

Between N/A and 2018, the percent of uninsured citizens in Toa Alta & Vega Alta Municipios PUMA, PR N/A by N/A from N/A% to 6.27%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Toa Alta & Vega Alta Municipios PUMA, PR changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.
Most at risk counties
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    N/A

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