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ZIP Code 00715

Primary City:Mercedita, PR (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Mercedita
County: Patillas
Timezone: America/Puerto_Rico (10:19pm)
Coordinates:18.00, -65.96
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 00715

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 00715. In addition to the primary city for a ZIP code, USPS also publishes a list of other acceptable cities that can be used with ZIP code 00715. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 00715, you should not use any of the cities listed as unacceptable. Choose from the primary or acceptable cities when mailing your package or letter.

Primary city:
Mercedita, PR
Bo Calzada, Bo La Cuarta, Brisas De Maravilla, Central Mercedita

Stats and Demographics for the 00715 ZIP Code

ZIP code 00715 is located in southeast Puerto Rico and covers a slightly less than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has a slightly less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 00715 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also an extremely large number of single parents and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 00715 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 3,656
Population Density 463 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,532
Land Area 7.89 sq mi
Water Area 0.06 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,299

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 42Male Median Age: 39Female Median Age: 45

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus


 Male 1,725 47%
 Female 1,931 53%


 White 2,604 71.2%
 Black Or African American 759 20.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 22 0.6%
 Asian 1 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 190 5.2%
 Two Or More Races 80 2.2%

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 490 38%
 Single Guardian 426 33%
 Singles 351 27%
 Singles With Roommate 32 2%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 868 67%
 Households with Kids 431 33%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 00715 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 3,483 95.3%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 147 4.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 26 0.7%
Housing Type

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 208 14%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 755 49%
 Renter Occupied Households 336 22%
 Households Vacant 233 15%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 26 11%
 Rented & Unoccupied 4 2%
 For Sale Only 38 16%
 Sold & Unoccupied 5 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 23 10%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 137 59%
Vacancy Reasons

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

Schools and Education

Schools in ZIP Code 00715

ZIP Code 00715 is in the Puerto Rico Department of Education School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 00715.

Josefina Boya Leon
Calle Hucar Bo Sabanetas Merce
Ponce, PR 00715
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Puerto Rico Department of Education School District
Luis Munoz Rivera II
G6 Urb Villa Esperanza
Ponce, PR 00715
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Puerto Rico Department of Education School District

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