List of Puerto Rico locations by per capita income

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This is a list of Puerto Rico locations by per capita income. In 2017, Puerto Rico had a per capita income of $12,081 — lower than any state and one of the lowest in the United States.[1] In 2017, Puerto Rico had a median household income of $19,775 — the lowest of any state or territory in the United States.[1]

Puerto Rico is the only U.S. territory whose data is recorded annually in American Community Survey estimates (as if it were a state) — the other U.S. territories have their data recorded only once every 10 years.[2]

Puerto Rico municipalities ranked by per capita income[edit]

Note: Puerto Rico does not have counties. The U.S. Census Bureau counts the 78 municipalities of Puerto Rico as county-equivalents.[3]

Data for the municipalities of Puerto Rico is from the U.S. Census Bureau (2013-2017 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates). Most of the municipalities of Puerto Rico are among the lowest-income places in the United States. Adjuntas, Puerto Rico has the lowest median household income of any county or county-equivalent in the United States.[1]

Per capita income ranges from $24,264 in Guaynabo to $5,943 in Maricao.

Rank Municipality Per capita
income
(2017)
Median
household
income
(2017)
1 Guaynabo $24,264 $34,060
2 San Juan $18,160 $21,677
3 Gurabo $16,559 $32,625
4 Carolina $16,188 $29,082
5 Trujillo Alto $15,703 $31,202
6 Dorado $15,495 $29,354
7 Toa Alta $14,162 $29,672
8 Bayamon $14,138 $25,528
9 Caguas $13,904 $24,229
10 Cayey $12,594 $20,442
11 Toa Baja $12,240 $24,583
12 Ceiba $11,840 $18,998
13 Humacao $11,682 $18,735
14 Cataño $11,627 $18,663
15 Hormigueros $11,588 $19,674
16 Culebra $11,450 $23,355
17 Vieques $11,136 $16,261
18 Canovanas $11,094 $19,986
19 Cidra $10,965 $20,389
20 Fajardo $10,900 $18,941
21 Aguadilla $10,872 $16,821
22 Rio Grande $10,804 $22,584
23 Ponce $10,775 $16,561
24 Mayaguez $10,656 $14,642
25 Aguas Buenas $10,615 $16,733
26 Manati $10,559 $18,191
27 San Lorenzo $10,497 $18,589
28 Vega Alta $10,492 $18,053
29 Santa Isabel $10,478 $16,816
30 Villalba $10,449 $19,893
31 Luquillo $10,434 $19,377
32 Hatillo $10,360 $17,770
33 Las Piedras $10,342 $20,587
34 Coamo $10,307 $19,110
35 Juana Diaz $10,244 $20,228
36 Aibonito $10,224 $18,387
37 Rincon $10,220 $18,292
38 Vega Baja $10,197 $18,900
39 Naguabo $10,016 $18,976
40 Arecibo $9,954 $17,289
41 Camuy $9,738 $17,579
42 San German $9,563 $15,036
43 Cabo Rojo $9,523 $16,461
44 Añasco $9,344 $18,765
45 Quebradillas $9,287 $16,082
46 Guayama $9,183 $15,296
47 Sabana Grande $9,158 $15,736
48 Juncos $9,017 $18,533
49 Aguada $9,001 $16,199
50 Naranjito $8,996 $18,069
51 Maunabo $8,830 $17,636
52 Morovis $8,816 $18,739
53 Isabela $8,798 $16,333
54 Barceloneta $8,762 $17,113
55 Salinas $8,738 $16,246
56 Loiza $8,729 $17,273
57 Patillas $8,679 $14,512
58 Yabucoa $8,672 $15,586
59 Guayanilla $8,347 $14,988
60 Lares $8,212 $12,820
61 Utuado $8,140 $15,931
62 Yauco $8,124 $14,451
63 San Sebastian $8,072 $14,275
64 Ciales $8,049 $14,432
65 Peñuelas $7,983 $16,868
66 Corozal $7,887 $14,752
67 Moca $7,881 $13,413
68 Florida $7,837 $16,919
69 Barranquitas $7,716 $15,694
70 Arroyo $7,639 $15,689
71 Orocovis $7,326 $14,296
72 Lajas $7,229 $13,896
73 Guanica $7,207 $12,653
74 Jayuya $7,179 $15,615
75 Las Marias $7,154 $14,404
76 Adjuntas $7,117 $11,680
77 Comerio $7,047 $13,523
78 Maricao $5,943 $13,462

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c https://factfinder.census.gov/faces/tableservices/jsf/pages/productview.xhtml?pid=ACS_17_5YR_DP03&prodType=table American FactFinder (U.S. Census). Selected Economic Characteristics. 2013-2017 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates. [Geography set to "Puerto Rico"]. Retrieved July 3, 2019.
  2. ^ https://www.hhs.gov/sites/default/files/section-1557-top-15-languages-faqs.pdf Frequently Asked Questions to Accompany the Estimates of at Least the Top 15 Languages Spoken by Individuals with Limited English Proficiency under Section 1557 of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Page 2. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Retrieved July 3, 2019.
  3. ^ https://www2.census.gov/geo/pdfs/reference/GARM/Ch4GARM.pdf States, Counties, and Statistically Equivalent Entities (Chapter 4). Census.gov. Retrieved July 3, 2019.