Santa Cruz, Carolina, Puerto Rico

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Santa Cruz
Barrio
Santa Cruz is located in Puerto Rico
Santa Cruz
Santa Cruz
Coordinates: 18°20′57″N 65°56′23″W / 18.349088600000002°N 65.939790299999999°W / 18.349088600000002; -65.939790299999999Coordinates: 18°20′57″N 65°56′23″W / 18.349088600000002°N 65.939790299999999°W / 18.349088600000002; -65.939790299999999[1]
Commonwealth Puerto Rico
Municipality Carolina
Elevation
394 ft (120 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total1,927
 Source: 2010 Census
Time zoneUTC−4 (AST)

Santa Cruz is a barrio in the municipality of Carolina, Puerto Rico. According to the 2010 Census, its population in that year was 1,927.[2][3][4] The average weather is about 81 °F (27 °C) and 81% of humidity. The wind power is 10 mph (16 km/h).

History[edit]

When after the Treaty of Paris (1898), the U.S. conducted its first census of Puerto Rico, the population of Santa Cruz barrio was 435.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Santa Cruz
  2. ^ Picó, Rafael; Buitrago de Santiago, Zayda; Berrios, Hector H. Nueva geografía de Puerto Rico: física, económica, y social, por Rafael Picó. Con la colaboración de Zayda Buitrago de Santiago y Héctor H. Berrios. San Juan Editorial Universitaria, Universidad de Puerto Rico,1969.
  3. ^ Gwillim Law (20 May 2015). Administrative Subdivisions of Countries: A Comprehensive World Reference, 1900 through 1998. McFarland. p. 300. ISBN 978-1-4766-0447-3. Retrieved 25 December 2018.
  4. ^ Puerto Rico:2010:population and housing unit counts.pdf (PDF). U.S. Dept. of Commerce, Economics and Statistics Administration, U.S. Census Bureau. 2010.
  5. ^ Joseph Prentiss Sanger; Henry Gannett; Walter Francis Willcox (1900). Informe sobre el censo de Puerto Rico, 1899, United States. War Dept. Porto Rico Census Office (in Spanish). Imprenta del gobierno. p. 161.