Puerto Rico Population

Puerto Rico is a Caribbean island and unincorporated territory of the United States, located between Dominican Republic and the U.S. Virgin Islands, in the northeast Caribbean Sea, approximately 1,000 miles southeast of Miami, Florida. As a U.S. territory, Puerto Rico is neither a state nor an independent country. Puerto Rico population in 2022 is estimated to be 3.1 million, covers country area of 9,104 sq km (3,515 sq mi), ranks one-hundred-thirty-fifth most populous country in the world. Its capital is San Juan, other popular cities are Bayamón, Carolina, Ponce, Caguas, Guaynabo, Arecibo, Toa Baja, Mayagüez and Trujillo Alto. Country code is PRI, Population of Puerto Rico in 2021 is estimated as 3 million.

Below table is the population of Puerto Rico from 1960 to 2020:

Puerto Rico population in 1960 is 2,358,000, by 1970 the population is increased by 360,000 totaling to 2,718,000, by 1980 the population is increased to 3,206,000, and by 1990 the total increase of 3,537,000 in 30 years from 1960 to 1990 resulting to 3,537,000. From 1990 to 2000, population increased by 273,605 to 3,810,605, and from 2000 to 2010 the population of Puerto Rico decrease by -89,080 with a change of -2.34 percent and further decline of population from 2010 to 2020 by -527,491 with a change of -14.17 percent and make up to 3,194,034 as per worldbank.

According to US Census 2020, Puerto Rico Population declined 11.8% from 2010 to 2020. Population of Puerto Rico in 2020 is 3,285,874 and change of -439,915 from 2010 to 2020 census.

Source : worldbank

Puerto Rico has 78 municipalities or municipios. According to census 2020, decline of 11.8% From 2010 to 2020, below is the Puerto Rico municipalities population in 2020:

MunicipalityAreaPopulation (2010)Population (2020)% Change
San Juan47.85 sq mi (123.93 sq km)395,326342,259-13.42
Bayamón44.32 sq mi (114.80 sq km)208,116185,187-11.02
Carolina45.32 sq mi (117.38 sq km)176,762154,815-12.42
Ponce114.76 sq mi (297.23 sq km)166,327137,491-17.34
Caguas58.60 sq mi (151.77 sq km)142,893127,244-10.95
Guaynabo27.58 sq mi (71.43 sq km)97,92489,780-8.32
Arecibo125.95 sq mi (326.20 sq km)96,44087,754-9.01
Toa Baja23.24 sq mi (60.19 sq km)89,60975,293-15.98
Mayagüez77.65 sq mi (201.11 sq km)89,08073,077-17.96
Trujillo Alto27.02 sq mi (69.98 sq km)74,06667,740-8.54
Toa Alta60.28 sq mi (156.12 sq km)72,89766,852-8.29
Aguadilla36.53 sq mi (94.61 sq km)60,94955,101-9.59
Vega Baja45.86 sq mi (118.78 sq km)59,66254,414-8.8
Humacao44.75 sq mi (115.90 sq km)58,46650,896-12.95
Cabo Rojo70.37 sq mi (182.27 sq km)50,91747,158-7.38
Río Grande60.62 sq mi (157.01 sq km)54,30447,060-13.34
Juana Díaz20.76 sq mi (53.77 sq km)74,84246,538-37.82
Isabela55.30 sq mi (143.23 sq km)45,63142,943-5.89
Canóvanas32.87 sq mi (85.12 sq km)47,64842,337-11.15
Cayey51.93 sq mi (134.51 sq km)48,11941,652-13.44
Gurabo27.89 sq mi (72.23 sq km)45,36940,622-10.46
Cidra36.02 sq mi (93.29 sq km)43,48039,970-8.07
Manatí46.13 sq mi (119.48 sq km)44,11339,492-10.48
San Sebastián70.42 sq mi (182.39 sq km)42,43039,345-7.27
Hatillo41.78 sq mi (108.21 sq km)41,95338,486-8.26
Aguada30.85 sq mi (79.90 sq km)41,95938,136-9.11
San Lorenzo53.11 sq mi (137.55 sq km)41,05837,693-8.2
Moca50.34 sq mi (130.38 sq km)40,10937,460-6.6
Juncos26.49 sq mi (68.61 sq km)40,29037,012-8.14
Guayama64.99 sq mi (168.32 sq km)45,36236,614-19.28
Dorado23.09 sq mi (59.80 sq km)38,16535,879-5.99
Vega Alta27.73 sq mi (71.82 sq km)39,95135,395-11.4
Las Piedras33.88 sq mi (87.75 sq km)38,67535,180-9.04
Coamo78.10 sq mi (202.27 sq km)40,51234,668-14.43
Corozal42.57 sq mi (110.26 sq km)37,14234,571-6.92
Yauco68.19 sq mi (176.61 sq km)42,04334,172-18.72
Yabucoa55.21 sq mi (142.99 sq km)37,94134,172-9.93
Camuy46.35 sq mi (120.06 sq km)35,15932,827-6.63
Fajardo29.86 sq mi (77.34 sq km)36,99332,124-13.16
San Germán54.50 sq mi (141.15 sq km)35,52731,879-10.27
Naranjito27.40 sq mi (70.97 sq km)30,40229,241-3.82
Barranquitas34.25 sq mi (88.71 sq km)30,31828,983-4.4
Morovis38.87 sq mi (100.67 sq km)32,61028,727-11.91
Utuado113.53 sq mi (294.04 sq km)33,14928,287-14.67
Lares61.45 sq mi (159.15 sq km)30,75328,105-8.61
Salinas69.37 sq mi (179.67 sq km)31,07825,789-17.02
Añasco39.29 sq mi (101.75 sq km)29,26125,596-12.53
Aibonito31.31 sq mi (81.10 sq km)25,90024,637-4.88
Aguas Buenas30.08 sq mi (77.92 sq km)28,65924,223-15.48
Loíza19.37 sq mi (50.17 sq km)30,06023,693-21.18
Quebradillas22.68 sq mi (58.74 sq km)25,91923,638-8.8
Naguabo51.66 sq mi (133.80 sq km)26,72023,386-12.48
Lajas59.95 sq mi (159.15 sq km)25,75323,334-9.39
Cataño4.84 sq mi (12.55 sq km)28,14023,155-17.71
Sabana Grande35.83 sq mi (92.80 sq km)25,26522,729-10.04
Barceloneta18.69 sq mi (48.41 sq km)24,81622,657-8.7
Villalba35.64 sq mi (92.31 sq km)26,07322,093-15.26
Orocovis63.62 sq mi (164.78 sq km)23,42321,434-8.49
Peñuelas44.62 sq mi (115.57 sq km)24,28220,399-15.99
Santa Isabel34.02 sq mi (88.119 sq km)23,27420,281-12.86
Comerío28.40 sq mi (73.56 sq km)20,77818,883-9.12
Adjuntas66.69 sq mi (172.73 sq km)19,48318,020-7.51
Guayanilla42.27 sq mi (109.48 sq km)21,58117,781-17.61
Luquillo25.81 sq mi (66.85 sq km)20,06817,781-11.4
Ciales66.53 sq mi (172.31 sq km)18,78216,984-9.57
Patillas46.7 sq mi (120.95 sq km)19,27715,985-17.08
Arroyo15.01 sq mi (38.87 sq km)19,57515,843-19.07
Hormigueros11.34 sq mi (29.37 sq km)17,25015,654-9.25
Rincón14.29 sq mi (37.01 sq km)15,20015,187-0.09
Jayuya44.53 sq mi (115.33 sq km)16,64214,779-11.19
Guánica37.05 sq mi (95.96 sq km)19,42713,787-29.03
Florida15.21 sq mi (39.39 sq km)12,68011,692-7.79
Ceiba29.04 sq mi (75.20 sq km)13,63111,307-17.05
Maunabo21.07 sq mi (54.57 sq km)12,22510,589-13.38
Las Marías46.36 sq mi (120.07 sq km)9,8818,874-10.19
Vieques50.77 sq mi (131.49 sq km)9,3018,249-11.31
Maricao36.62 sq mi (94.85 sq km)6,2764,755-24.24
Culebra11.62 sq mi (30.10 sq km)1,8181,792-1.43

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