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Population in zip code 00979 is 16,247 residents | Male to Female ratio is 1:1.17 | Zip Code 00979 land area is 1.568 sq. miles | Population density is 10,361.61 residents per square mile

Median Age in Zip Code 00979

  Median Age
Zip Code Median Age 46.5
Median Age - Male 44.3
Median Age - Female 48.4

Population Breakdown By Age

Racial makeup of Zip Code 00979

White population 13413
African American population 1415
Asian population 236
American Indian and Alaska Native population 109
Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander population 0
Other population 490

Region of Birth

Zip Code 00979 Ancestry Distribution

Arab % Czech %
Danish % Dutch %
English % French No Basque %
French Canadian % German %
Greek % Hungarian %
Irish % Italian %
Lithuanian % Norwegian %
Polish % Portuguese %
Russian % Scotch-Irish %
Scottish % Slovak %
Subsaharan African % Swedish %
Swiss % Ukrainian %
USA % Welsh %
West Indian No Hispanic Groups % Other Ancestries %

Family type by presence of children under 18 by age in zip code 00979

Family Type Distribution
Total families 3996
Married couples 63.39%
Other couples 36.61%

Family and Household Income Distribution in Zip Code 00979

  Family income (%) Household income (%)
$30,000 or less 35.36% 40.21%
$30,000 and $50,000 20.45% 20.52%
$50,000 and $100,000 31.58% 27.87%
$100,000 and $200,000 9.86% 8.88%
$200,000 or more 2.75% 2.52%

Household language in zip code 00979

English language 7.44%
Spanish language 91.69%
Other European language 0.28%
Asian language 0.54%
Other language 0.04%

Population by housing unit in zip code 00979

Total Occupied housing units 7374
Detached housing units 18.55%
Attached housing units 16.35%
2 units 1.04%
3 - 4 units 2.28%
5 - 9 units 3.63%
10 - 19 units 4.29%
20 - 49 units 6.1%
50 or more units 47.64%
Mobile homes 0.11%
Boats, RVs, Vans 0%

Means of transportation to work in zip code 00979

Use car, track or Van 89.84%
Use public transportation 4.43%
Use Motorcycle 0%
Use bicycle 0.62%
Walk to work 2.02%
Work at home 3.09%

School attendance in zip code 00979

Attent Preschool programs 2.25%
Attend Public School 11.94%
Attend college undergraduate program 7.33%
Attent graduate studies 2.77%
Not enrolled in school 75.72%

Highest school attainment in zip code 00979

Less then 9th grade 8.51%
Grade 9 to 12, no diploma 6.55%
High school diploma 17.6%
Some college, no degree 19%
Associate degree 10.98%
Bachelor's degree 32.87%
Graduate or professional degree 4.48%

Real Estate in zip code 00979

Housing occupied 60.67%
Housing vacant 39.33%
Housing occupied by owner 71.16%
Housing occupied by tenant 28.84%
Total Rented Units 2127
Median Contract Gross Rent $658
Median Gross Rent $782
Median Home Value $214,300

Contract rent is the monthly cash rent agreed to, regardless of any furnishings, utilities, fees, meals, or services that may be included. Gross rent is the contract rent plus the estimated average monthly cost of utilities and fuels if these are paid by the renter. In zip code 00979 median gross rent is 18.84% larger then the median contract rent.

Average estimated apartment rent in zip code 00979

Studio $600
1 Bedroom $650
2 Bedrooms $720
3 Bedrooms $950
4 Bedrooms $1,130
AVERAGE RENT $810

Average rent in zip code 00979 ($810.00) is 23.6% higher compared to nearby zip codes and 13.4% lower compared to the average rent in the US. The following illustrates how zip code 00979 rent compares to the nearby zip code rents by unit type: studio apartment rent is 24.1% higher, one bedroom apartment rent is 23.7% higher, two bedroom rent is 23.4% higher, three bedroom rent is 22.9% higher, four bedroom rent is 23.8% higher.

Housing units in zip code 00979

Total housing units 12154
Detached housing units 13.22%
Attached housing units 12.95%
2 units 0.89%
3 - 4 units 2.14%
5 - 9 units 3.14%
10 - 19 units 4.31%
20 - 49 units 6.8%
50 or more units 56.48%
Mobile homes 0.07%
Boats, RVs, Vans 0%

Real Estate taxes paid in zip code 00979

Total Real Estate Taxes $2,702,700
Real estate taxes paid for units with a mortgage $1,338,700
Real estate taxes paid for units with no mortgage $1,363,900

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Zip Code City County Distance
00918 San Juan San Juan 0.6 ml
00925 San Juan San Juan 0.95 ml
00917 San Juan San Juan 1.03 ml
00921 San Juan San Juan 1.42 ml
00923 San Juan San Juan 1.55 ml
00927 San Juan San Juan 1.89 ml
00915 San Juan San Juan 2.05 ml
00920 San Juan San Juan 2.06 ml
00909 San Juan San Juan 2.31 ml
00912 San Juan San Juan 2.32 ml