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Estimated zip code population in 2009: 18,681




Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 00979


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Houses and condos: 11,819
Renter-occupied apartments: 2,498

Jan. 2011 cost of living index in zip code 00979: 127.3 (high, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 3.8 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.
Population density: 4865 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

Estimate of real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2009:
0.7% ($654)

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Males: 8,708  (46.6%)
Females: 9,973  (53.4%)

Zip code 00979 races chart

100% urban population.

Estimated median house/condo value in 2009: $211,104

According to our research of public records there were no registered sex offenders living in this zip code in the middle of 2010.

Median resident age: 40.1

Average household size:
2.2 people
Estimated median household income in 2009: $35,799
00979 map

Nearest zip codes: 00982, 00924, 00923, 00913, 00915, 00917.

Percentage of family households:
This zip code:58.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:4.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Housing units in zip code 00979 with a mortgage: 1,376 (126 second mortgage, 104 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 746


Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $964

Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $291


Zip code 00979 satellite photo by USGS

  • no bedroom: 1,400
  • 1 bedrooms: 1,101
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,260
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,690
  • 4 bedrooms: 393
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 64
  • no bedroom: 743
  • 1 bedrooms: 635
  • 2 bedrooms: 500
  • 3 bedrooms: 509
  • 4 bedrooms: 104
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 7

  • no vehicle: 891
  • 1 vehicle: 2,828
  • 2 vehicles: 1,720
  • 3 vehicles: 372
  • 4 vehicles: 67
  • 5 or more vehicles: 30
  • no vehicle: 566
  • 1 vehicle: 1,394
  • 2 vehicles: 450
  • 3 vehicles: 74
  • 4 vehicles: 6
  • 5 or more vehicles: 8


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2009: $2,673,418.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2009 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $275,115
  • Black or African American householders: $155,384
  • Asian householders: $228,018
  • Some other race householders: $141,454
  • Two or more races householders: $157,540
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $162,349

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $211,104 (it was $127,300 in 2000) 00979:$211,104

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $245,209
Here:

$245,209
State:

$-1

Townhouses or other attached units: $246,797
Here:

$246,797
State:

$-1

In 2-unit structures: $311,969
Here:

$311,969
State:

$-1

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $330,811
Here:

$330,811
State:

$-1

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $320,714
Here:

$320,714
State:

$-1

Mobile homes: $107,315
Here:

$107,315
State:

$-1

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 2,183
  • One, attached: 1,018
  • Two: 132
  • 3 or 4: 285
  • 5 to 9: 379
  • 10 to 19: 324
  • 20 to 49: 720
  • 50 or more: 6,751
  • Mobile homes: 27
00979 zip code mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 5,326 (73%)
  • Carpooled: 1,064 (14%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 347 (5%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 116 (2%)
  • Taxi: 15 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 10 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 9 (0%)
  • Walked: 154 (2%)
  • Other means: 84 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 213 (3%)
 

00979 zip code travel time to work

Travel time to work

  • Less than 5 minutes: 118
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 371
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 859
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 1153
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 1073
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 369
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 1718
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 179
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 196
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 501
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 394
  • 90 or more minutes: 194
 

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 30.3%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 18,657

  • In family households: 14,796 (3,202 male householders, 1,793 female householders)
    3,504 spouses, 4,801 children (4,494 natural, 82 adopted, 225 stepchildren), 430 grandchildren, 180 brothers or sisters, 326 parents, 371 other relatives, 189 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 3,861 (1,621 male householders (1,394 living alone)), 1,798 female householders (1,614 living alone)), 442 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 24 (8 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 2,285 2-persons, 1,353 3-persons, 815 4-persons, 385 5-persons, 122 6-persons, 35 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 3,008 1-person, 389 2-persons, 16 3-persons, 6 5-persons.

1,949 married couples with children.
1,012 single-parent households (142 men, 870 women).

13.8% of residents of 00979 zip code speak English at home.
85.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (42% very well, 27% well, 16% not well, 15% not at all).
0.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (74% very well, 19% well, 2% not well, 5% not at all).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (58% very well, 42% not well).

Foreign born population: 3,340 (17.9%)
(58.7% of them are naturalized citizens)




Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents:
  • Dominican Republic (36%)
  • Cuba (34%)
  • Colombia (4%)
  • Spain (4%)
  • Venezuela (2%)
  • Argentina (2%)
  • Mexico (2%)

Year of entry for the foreign-born population (3,340 people)

  • 1995 to March 2000: 611
  • 1990 to 1994: 408
  • 1985 to 1989: 361
  • 1980 to 1984: 304
  • 1975 to 1979: 201
  • 1970 to 1974: 360
  • 1965 to 1969: 444
  • Before 1965: 651

Races in zip code 00979:

White population: 871
Black population: 70
American Indian population: 5
Asian population: 99
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander population: 3
Some other race population: 5
Two or more races population: 31
Hispanic or Latino population: 17,597

First ancestries reported:

 Other groups: 14092
 United States or American: 780
 Italian: 138
 West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups):: 126
 French (except Basque): 107
 West Indian: 98
 German: 53
 Irish: 52
 English: 47
 Arab:: 43
 Lebanese: 37
 Swedish: 24
 Dutch: 18
 British West Indian: 18
 Russian: 16
 Scottish: 15
 Greek: 15
 Norwegian: 13
 British: 11
 Subsaharan African:: 11
 African: 11
 Brazilian: 10
 French Canadian: 10
 Turkish: 10
 Haitian: 10
 Yugoslavian: 10
 Canadian: 9
 Polish: 8
 European: 8
 Lithuanian: 7
 Eastern European: 7
 Palestinian: 6
 Czechoslovakian: 5
 Hungarian: 4


Public high school in zip code 00979 not listed on the city page:

  • DR JOSE M LAZARO (Students: 838; Grades: 10 - 12)

Public primary/middle schools in zip code 00979 not listed on the city page:

  • JULIA DE BURGOS (Students: 583; Grades: KG - 09)
  • PRISCO FUENTES (Students: 528; Grades: KG - 06)
  • PETRA ROMAN VIGO (Students: 363; Grades: 07 - 09)
  • LUIS MUŅOZ RIVERA (Students: 343; Grades: KG - 06)
  • LUIS MUŅOZ MARIN (Students: 310; Grades: KG - 06)
  • ROBERTO ALBERTY (CACAO CENTRO) (Students: 180; Grades: KG - 06)
Zip code 00979 marital status for males
Zip code 00979 marital status for females


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (51%)
  • No fuel used (45%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)
  • Solar energy (1%)

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 0
  • Northeast: 1186
  • Midwest: 232
  • South: 202
  • West: 68

94% of the 00979 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 0% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 0% lived in this state.

Year Householders Moved Into Unit:

Companies with federal contracts located in this zip code:

  • PETER OYOLA (CONDOMINIUM QUEEN in CAROLINA, PR; small business)
    8 employees, $297179 revenue. Small Disadvantaged Business: $67,720 in 2 contracts in 2002
    $67,000 with National Park Service for Maintenance, Repair or Alteration of Real Property -- Other Administrative Facilities and Service Buildings. Taking place in WI. Signed on 2002-08-15. Completion date: 2003-02-15.
    $720, same as above. Signed on 2002-11-15. Completion date: 2003-02-15.
  • CESAR DIAZ INTERIOR CONSTRUCTI (MARGINAL LOS ANGELES, KM 9 in CAROLINA, PR; small business): $38,537 in 4 contracts from 1999 to 2000
    $14,916 with Navy for Maintenance, Repair or Alteration of Real Property -- Dining Facilities. Taking place in VA. Signed on 2000-07-28. Completion date: 2000-07-21.
    $12,515, same as above. Signed on 1999-12-15. Completion date: 2000-04-15.
    $9,306, same as above. Signed on 2000-04-13. Completion date: 2000-04-15.
    $1,800, same as above. Signed on 2000-01-31. Completion date: 2000-04-15.

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninst.)




15 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
9 people in nursing homes



Most popular first names in zip code 00979 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Maria5880.3 years
Jose5474.6 years
Carmen4378.8 years
Juan3475.8 years
Luis2275.1 years
Rafael1973.2 years
Manuel1878.3 years
Angel1768.6 years
Francisco1777.2 years
Miguel1680.0 years
Most popular last names in zip code 00979 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Rodriguez2875.3 years
Rivera2279.0 years
Gonzalez1972.8 years
Hernandez1875.8 years
Martinez1774.4 years
Colon1580.3 years
Perez1372.6 years
Torres1165.8 years
Maldonado1087.8 years
Vazquez873.3 years



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