Ponce, PR

Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA)

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2022 Population
222,831
1.56% 1-year decline
2022 Median Age
43.1
1.41% 1-year increase
2022 Median Property Value
$104,200
8.65% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Ponce, PR had a population of 223k people with a median age of 43.1 and a median household income of N/A. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Ponce, PR declined from 226,358 to 222,831, a −1.56% decrease and its median household income N/A from N/A to N/A, a N/A% N/A.

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N/A of the households in Ponce, 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 Ponce, PR are Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico-Ponce (1,178 degrees awarded in 2022), Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Ponce (675 degrees), and University of Puerto Rico at Ponce (379 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Ponce, PR was $104,200, and the homeownership rate was 71.7%.

Most people in Ponce, PR drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 25.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Ponce, PR was 2 cars per household.

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Population & Diversity

In N/A, there were N/A times more N/A residents (N/A people) in Ponce, PR than any other race or ethnicity. There were N/A N/A and N/A N/A residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Race and Ethnicity

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In N/A, there were N/A times more N/A residents (N/A people) in Ponce, PR than any other race or ethnicity. There were N/A N/A and N/A N/A residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

N/A% of the people in Ponce, PR are hispanic (N/A people).

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Economy

The economy of Ponce, PR employs N/A people. The largest industries in Ponce, PR are Health Care & Social Assistance (8,851 people), Retail Trade (8,528 people), and Educational Services (7,809 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($40,478), Finance & Insurance ($32,490), and Information ($29,877).

Occupations

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The most common job groups, by number of people living in Ponce, PR, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (8,404 people), Sales & Related Occupations (6,695 people), and Education Instruction, & Library Occupations (5,205 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Ponce, PR.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

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The most common employment sectors for those who live in Ponce, PR, are Health Care & Social Assistance (8,851 people), Retail Trade (8,528 people), and Educational Services (7,809 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Ponce, PR, though some of these residents may live in Ponce, 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

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Establishments by Size

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Education

In 2022, universities in Ponce, PR awarded 3,710 degrees. The student population of Ponce, PR in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 5,570 male students and 9,325 female students.

The largest universities in Ponce, PR by number of degrees awarded are Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico-Ponce (1,178 and 31.8%), Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Ponce (675 and 18.2%), and University of Puerto Rico at Ponce (379 and 10.2%).

The most popular majors in Ponce, PR are Electrician (210 and 5.66%), General Biomedical Sciences (205 and 5.53%), and General Psychology (185 and 4.99%).

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

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In 2022 in Ponce, PR, the percentage of applicants admitted was 74.1%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 49%. The number of students enrolled in N/A was N/A (N/A% men and N/A% women).

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 123 degrees awarded
  2. 204 degrees awarded
  3. 147 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Ponce, PR was General Psychology with 123 degrees awarded.

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Universities

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Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 1,178 degrees awarded
  2. 675 degrees awarded
  3. 379 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico-Ponce with 1,178 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Private for-profit, 4-year or above ($8,551) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Private for-profit, 4-year or above ($1,600) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($2,168) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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In N/A, N/A% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while N/A% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Ponce, PR was $104,200 in 2022, which is 0.37 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $95,900 to $104,200, a 8.65% increase. The homeownership rate in Ponce, PR is 71.7%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Ponce, PR have an average commute time of 25.3 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Ponce, PR is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$104,200
Median Property Value 2022
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Rent vs Own

71.7%
Homeownership
2022
74.2%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 71.7% of the housing units in Ponce, PR were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 71%.

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Income by Location

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The following map shows all of the counties in Ponce, PR colored by their Median Household Income (N/A).

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Household Income

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81.9k
Number of Households
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In N/A, the median household income of the 81.9k households in Ponce, PR N/A N/A from the previous year's value of N/A.

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Wage Distribution

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (86.1%)
  2. Carpooled (6.34%)
  3. Worked At Home (3.67%)

In 2022, 86.1% of workers in Ponce, PR drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (6.34%) and those who worked at home (3.67%).

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Commute Time

25.3 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Ponce, PR have a shorter commute time (25.3 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 3.01% of the workforce in Ponce, 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

N/A% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Ponce, PR (N/A out of N/A people) live below the poverty line, a number that is approximately the same as the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are N/A N/A, followed by N/A N/A and then N/A N/A.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Ponce, PR is Hispanic, followed by White and Two Or More.

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Health

N/A% of the population of Ponce, PR has health coverage, with N/A% on employee plans, N/A% on Medicaid, N/A% on Medicare, N/A% on non-group plans, and N/A% on military or VA plans.

Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 20% under 18 years, 21% between 18 and 34 years, 36.7% between 35 and 64 years, and 22.4% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 46.6% were men and 53.4% were women.

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Uninsured People

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