In 2020, Arecibo, PR had a population of 178k people with a median age of 43.1 and a median household income of $18,917. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Arecibo, PR declined from 180,567 to 177,570, a −1.66% decrease and its median household income grew from $17,954 to $18,917, a 5.36% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Arecibo, PR are White (Hispanic) (78.6%), Other (Hispanic) (12.8%), Two+ (Hispanic) (4.61%), Black or African American (Hispanic) (2.78%), and White (Non-Hispanic) (0.548%).
None of the households in Arecibo, PR reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.
The largest universities in Arecibo, PR are University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo (672 degrees awarded in 2020), Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo (633 degrees), and Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo (133 degrees).
In 2020, the median property value in Arecibo, PR was $94,800, and the homeownership rate was 69.6%.
Most people in Arecibo, PR drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 27.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Arecibo, PR was 2 cars per household.