Hato Rey Central

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Hato Rey Central
Location of Hato Rey Central shown in yellow.
Location of Hato Rey Central shown in yellow.
Commonwealth Puerto Rico
Municipality San Juan
 • Total1.04 sq mi (2.69 km2)
 • Land1.03 sq mi (2.67 km2)
 • Water0.01 sq mi (0.03 km2)
 • Total20,867
 • Density20,320.7/sq mi (7,845.87/km2)
 2000 census

Hato Rey Central is one of the 18 barrios of the municipality of San Juan, Puerto Rico. With a population density of 20,320.7 per square mile (7,845.87/km2), it is the most densely populated barrio in the municipality. It has a land area of 1.03 sq mi (2.67 km2) and a 2000 Census population of 20,867.

Hato Rey Central was part of the former municipality of Rio Piedras, before it was merged with San Juan in 1951.

It is bounded by Hato Rey Norte to the west, by barrio Universidad to the south, by Oriente to the east, and by Santurce to the north. The Caño Martín Peña separates Hato Rey Central from Santurce.

The Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico is located in Hato Rey Central.


The barrio of Hato Rey Central is further divided into 4 subbarrios,[1] from North to South:[2]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "US Census definition of "subbarrio"". factfinder.com. US Census. Retrieved 5 January 2019.
  2. ^ Puerto Rico 2000: Population and Housing Unit Counts

Coordinates: 18°25′18″N 66°03′04″W / 18.42167°N 66.05111°W / 18.42167; -66.05111