San Germán, PR

Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA)

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2020 Population
123,319
1.6% 1-year decline
2020 Median Age
44.7
1.59% 1-year increase
2020 Poverty Rate
52%
0.802% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$16,682
3.29% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$93,600
0.742% 1-year decline
2020 Employed Population
32,870
3.67% 1-year growth

About

In 2020, San Germán, PR had a population of 123k people with a median age of 44.7 and a median household income of $16,682. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of San Germán, PR declined from 125,324 to 123,319, a −1.6% decrease and its median household income grew from $16,151 to $16,682, a 3.29% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in San Germán, PR are Other (Hispanic) (53%), White (Hispanic) (39.5%), Two+ (Hispanic) (4.84%), Black or African American (Hispanic) (1.55%), and White (Non-Hispanic) (0.624%).

None of the households in San Germán, 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 San Germán, PR are Inter American University of Puerto Rico-San German (658 degrees awarded in 2020).

In 2020, the median property value in San Germán, PR was $93,600, and the homeownership rate was 69.7%.

Most people in San Germán, PR drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 25.8 minutes. The average car ownership in San Germán, PR was 2 cars per household.

San Germán, PR borders Mayagüez, PR and Ponce, PR.

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geosearchPopulation & Diversity

In 2020, there were 1.34 times more Other (Hispanic) residents (65.3k people) in San Germán, PR than any other race or ethnicity. There were 48.7k White (Hispanic) and 5.97k Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in San Germán, PR
  1. Other (Hispanic)
    65.3k ± 2.21k
  2. White (Hispanic)
    48.7k ± 2.03k
  3. Two+ (Hispanic)
    5.97k ± 1k
99.1%
Hispanic Population
122k people

In 2020, there were 1.34 times more Other (Hispanic) residents (65.3k people) in San Germán, PR than any other race or ethnicity. There were 48.7k White (Hispanic) and 5.97k Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

99.1% of the people in San Germán, PR are hispanic (122k people).

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Dominican Republic
    51,432 ± 5,524 people
  2. Cuba
    10,896 ± 2,558 people
  3. Colombia
    3,744 ± 1,501 people

In 2020, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Puerto Rico was Dominican Republic, the natal country of 51,432 Puerto Rico residents, followed by Cuba with 10,896 and Colombia with 3,744.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    539 ± 143
  2. Korea
    515 ± 145
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    480 ± 167

San Germán, PR has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.05 times greater than any other conflict.

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briefcaseEconomy

The economy of San Germán, PR employs 32.9k people. The largest industries in San Germán, PR are Retail Trade (5,244 people), Manufacturing (4,243 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (4,212 people), and the highest paying industries are Finance & Insurance ($26,447), Public Administration ($26,259), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($26,061).

Males in Puerto Rico have an average income that is 1.11 times higher than the average income of females, which is $31,123. The income inequality in Puerto Rico (measured using the Gini index) is 0.451, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

32.9k
2020 Value
± 1,645
3.67%
1 Year growth
± 6.72%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in San Germán, PR grew at a rate of 3.67%, from 31.7k employees to 32.9k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in San Germán, PR, are Sales & Related Occupations (4,845 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (4,236 people), and Production Occupations (2,856 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of San Germán, PR.

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Employment by Industries

32.9k
2020 Value
± 1,645
3.67%
1 Year growth
± 6.72%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in San Germán, PR grew at a rate of 3.67%, from 31.7k employees to 32.9k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in San Germán, PR, are Retail Trade (5,244 people), Manufacturing (4,243 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (4,212 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of San Germán, PR, though some of these residents may live in San Germán, 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

$15,790
Median earning men ± $553
$16,339
Median earning women ± $575

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($26,250), Public Administration ($26,022), and Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($21,066).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Public Administration ($26,473), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($26,044), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($23,059).

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Establishments by Size

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In 2020, universities in San Germán, PR awarded 658 degrees. The student population of San Germán, PR in 2020 is skewed towards women, with 1,554 male students and 2,156 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in San Germán, PR are Hispanic or Latino (649 and 98.6%), followed by White (4 and 0.608%), Black or African American (3 and 0.456%), and American Indian or Alaska Native (2 and 0.304%).

The largest universities in San Germán, PR by number of degrees awarded are Inter American University of Puerto Rico-San German (658 and 100%).

The most popular majors in San Germán, PR are General Biological Sciences (104 and 15.8%), Registered Nursing (40 and 6.08%), and General Psychology (35 and 5.32%).

The median tuition cost in San Germán, PR for private four year colleges is $4,560.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

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In 2020 in San Germán, PR, the percentage of applicants admitted was 44.6%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 90.4%. The number of students enrolled in 2020 was 3,710 (41.9% men and 58.1% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2020 there were 3,710 students enrolled in San Germán, PR, 41.9% men and 58.1% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in Hispanic or Latino with 3,700 records, of which 58.1% were women and 41.9% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 35 degree-majors awarded
  2. 104 degree-majors awarded
  3. 40 degree-majors awarded

In 2020, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in San Germán, PR was General Psychology with 35 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
658 degrees awarded

In 2020, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Inter American University of Puerto Rico-San German with 658 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

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In 2020, 281 men were awarded degrees from institutions in San Germán, PR, which is 0.745 times less than the 377 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2020 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was Hispanic or Latino students. These 649 degrees mean that there were 162 times more degrees awarded to Hispanic or Latino students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, White, with 4 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($4,560) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2020.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($1,452) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2020.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($1,171) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2020, NaNN% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while NaNN% 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 N/A.

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homeHousing & Living

The median property value in San Germán, PR was $93,600 in 2020, which is 0.407 times smaller than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $94,300 to $93,600, a 0.742% decrease. The homeownership rate in San Germán, PR is 69.7%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in San Germán, PR have an average commute time of 25.8 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in San Germán, PR is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in San Germán, PR is $16,682. In 2020, the county with the highest Median Household Income in San Germán, PR was Guaynabo Municipio, PR with a value of $36,073, followed by Gurabo Municipio, PR and Trujillo Alto Municipio, PR, with respective values of $35,367 and $32,611.

Property

$93,600
Median Property Value 2020
±$2,040
$29,790
Median Property Taxes
±$1,091

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Rent vs Own

69.7%
Homeownership
2020
73.2%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 69.7% of the housing units in San Germán, PR were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 67.5%.

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Income by Location

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In 2020, the county with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in San Germán, PR was Guaynabo Municipio, PR with a value of $36,073, followed by Gurabo Municipio, PR and Trujillo Alto Municipio, PR, with respective values of $35,367 and $32,611.

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Household Income

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$16,682
Median Household Income
± $677
42.8k
Number of Households
± 1,454

In 2020, the median household income of the 42.8k households in San Germán, PR grew to $16,682 from the previous year's value of $16,151.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for San Germán, 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 (87.1%)
  2. Worked At Home (4.84%)
  3. Carpooled (4.57%)

In 2020, 87.1% of workers in San Germán, PR drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (4.84%) and those who carpooled to work (4.57%).

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Commute Time

25.8 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in San Germán, PR have a shorter commute time (25.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 2.73% of the workforce in San Germán, 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

52% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in San Germán, PR (63.5k out of 122k 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 55 - 64, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Females 75+.

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

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94.9% of the population of San Germán, PR has health coverage, with 20.7% on employee plans, 49.1% on Medicaid, 15.2% on Medicare, 8.97% on non-group plans, and 0.954% on military or VA plans.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2020, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 19.3% under 18 years, 19.6% between 18 and 34 years, 37.6% between 35 and 64 years, and 23.5% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 47.1% were men and 52.9% were women.

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Uninsured People

5.09%
Uninsured
20.7%
Employer Coverage
49.1%
Medicaid
15.2%
Medicare
8.97%
Non-Group
0.954%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in San Germán, PR grew by 3.07% from 4.94% to 5.09%.

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