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Zip Code 00979, Puerto Rico - Map and Information

Primary CityCarolina
Area of Zip Code 009794.522 km²
Male Population6,446 (44.6%)
Female Population8,005 (55.4%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015 +13.1%
Population change from 2000 to 2015 -7.5%
Median Age41.6 years
Male Median Age38.9 years
Female Median Age43.8 years
NeighborhoodsCangrejo Arriba
Local TimeFriday 3:23 AM
TimezoneAtlantic Standard Time
Coordinates18.43651092931334° / -66.01699147004966°
Related Zip Codes009700097100975009760097700978

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Zip Code 00979 Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Population Density2,826 / km²3,291 / km²3,453 / km²3,195 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

00979 Population change from 2000 to 2015

Decrease of 7.5% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
Zip Code 00979+13.1%-2.9%-7.5%
Puerto Rico+25.6%+4.7%-3%
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Zip Code 00979 Median Age

Median Age: 41.6 years
LocationMedian AgeMedian Age (Female)Median Age (Male)
Zip Code 0097941.6 years43.8 years38.9 years
Carolina39 years41.2 years36.5 years
Puerto Rico37.1 years38.7 years35.3 years
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Zip Code 00979 Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
Under 5446405852
85 Plus125278403
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Zip Code 00979 Population Density

Population Density: 3,195 / km²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
Zip Code 0097914,4514.522 km²3,195 / km²
Carolina153,56262.4 km²2,461 / km²
Puerto Rico3.7 million13,791.3 km²267.1 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Zip Code 00979 Historical and Projected Population

Estimated Population from 1800 to 2100
1. JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid
2. CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)
3. [Link] Klein Goldewijk, K., Beusen, A., Doelman, J., and Stehfest, E.: Anthropogenic land use estimates for the Holocene – HYDE 3.2, Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 9, 927–953, https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-9-927-2017, 2017.

Business Concentration in Zip Code 00979

00979 Business Heat Map


Business Distribution by Industry
 Restaurants: 26.5%
 Hotels & Travel: 17.9%
 Shopping: 10.3%
 Home Services: 8.3%
 Industry: 6.3%
 Food: 5%
 Other: 25.8%
Industry DescriptionNumber of EstablishmentsAverage Age of BusinessAverage Google RatingBusinesses per 1,000 residents
Gas stations84.10.6
Beauty salons94.40.6
Convenience stores64.20.4
Grocery stores and supermarkets84.30.6
Real estate294.32.0
Car rental202.91.4
Holiday homes, cabins and resorts94.40.6
Hotels and motels2120.9 years4.21.5
Other accommodation3921 years4.32.7
Travel agencies104.50.7
Travel and transportation83.20.6
Construction of buildings124.00.8
Wholesale of machinery94.60.6
Health and medical65.00.4
American restaurants104.30.7
Bars, pubs and taverns64.40.4
Caribbean restaurants154.21.0
Fast food restaurants153.81.0
Japanese restaurants64.60.4
Latin american restaurants74.40.5
Sushi restaurants64.60.4
Office supplies and stationery stores83.60.6
Pharmacies and drug stores94.10.6

Business distribution by price for Zip Code 00979

 Inexpensive: 44.3%
 Moderate: 43.6%
 Expensive: 9.3%
 Very Expensive: 2.9%

Human Development Index (HDI)

Statistic composite index of life expectancy, education, and per capita income.
Sources: [Link] Kummu, M., Taka, M. & Guillaume, J. Gridded global datasets for Gross Domestic Product and Human Development Index over 1990–2015. Sci Data 5, 180004 (2018) doi:10.1038/sdata.2018.4

Zip Code 00979 CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
Zip Code 00979133,567 t9.24 t29,534 t/km²
Carolina2,155,289 t14 t34,547 t/km²
Puerto Rico42,036,224 t11.4 t3,048 t/km²
Sources: [Link] Moran, D., Kanemoto K; Jiborn, M., Wood, R., Többen, J., and Seto, K.C. (2018) Carbon footprints of 13,000 cities. Environmental Research Letters DOI: 10.1088/1748-9326/aac72a

Zip Code 00979 CO2 Emissions

2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year)133,567 t
2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year) per capita9.24 t
2013 CO2 emissions intensity (tonnes/km²/year)29,534 t/km²

Natural Hazards Risk

Relative risk out of 10
CycloneHigh (9)
FloodHigh (7)
EarthquakeMedium (4.6)
* Risk, particularly concerning flood or landslide, may not be for the entire area.

Recent Nearby Earthquakes

Magnitude 3.0 and greater
10/16/182:43 PM3.1515.3 km136,000 m3km W of Trujillo Alto, Puerto Ricousgs.gov
5/22/189:38 PM3.1511.6 km149,000 m1km WSW of Carolina, Puerto Ricousgs.gov
12/13/172:44 PM3.1110.1 km47,000 m1km SW of Trujillo Alto, Puerto Ricousgs.gov
7/17/176:09 PM3.0916.2 km115,000 m7km NW of Aguas Buenas, Puerto Ricousgs.gov
7/8/1711:57 PM3.066.4 km124,000 m5km NNE of Guaynabo, Puerto Ricousgs.gov
5/19/172:24 PM3.039.2 km116,000 m5km ESE of Catano, Puerto Ricousgs.gov
1/9/1712:00 PM3.216 km118,000 m4km NNW of Bairoa, Puerto Ricousgs.gov
5/13/1611:52 PM3.213.7 km75,000 m8km N of San Juan, Puerto Ricousgs.gov
3/29/1412:17 PM3.18.7 km122,000 m1km NNE of Carolina, Puerto Ricousgs.gov
10/5/1212:45 PM3.210.7 km119,100 mPuerto Rico regionusgs.gov

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