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ZIP Code 00979

Primary City:Carolina, PR (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Carolina
County: Carolina
Timezone: America/Puerto_Rico (7:51am)
Coordinates:18.36, -65.97
ZIP (~7 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 00979

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 00979. 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 00979. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 00979, 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:
Carolina, PR
Unacceptable:
Ext Villamar, Isla Verde, Parq De Isla Verde, Urb Atlantic View, Urb Biascochea, Urb Cape Sea Vlg, Urb La Marina, Urb Los Angeles, Urb Palmar Norte, Urb Palmar Sur, Urb Villamar, Villa La Marina

Stats and Demographics for the 00979 ZIP Code

ZIP code 00979 is located in northeast Puerto Rico and covers a slightly less than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has an extremely large population density.

The people living in ZIP code 00979 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. There are also an extremely small number of families and an extremely large number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 00979 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 17,030
Population Density 10,861 people per sq mi
Housing Units 12,765
Land Area 1.57 sq mi
Water Area 0.19 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 8,227

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 46Male Median Age: 43Female Median Age: 48


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5334358692
5-9294330624
10-14360431791
15-19446407853
20-24449432881
25-295196031,122
30-345945461,140
35-395615581,119
40-445525841,136
45-495926391,231
50-545686831,251
55-595227511,273
60-645507351,285
65-69440537977
70-74377475852
75-79353441794
80-84200349549
85 Plus145315460

Gender

 Male 7,856 46%
 Female 9,174 54%
Gender

Race

 White 12,944 76.0%
 Black Or African American 2,248 13.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 126 0.7%
 Asian 136 0.8%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 2 0.0%
 Other Race 1,033 6.1%
 Two Or More Races 541 3.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2435129164
25-34355640995
35-447475911,338
45-541,0584881,546
55-641,3254151,740
65-741,0522191,271
75-84769147916
85 Plus21839257

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,648 32%
 Single Guardian 1,686 20%
 Singles 3,374 41%
 Singles With Roommate 519 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 6,566 80%
 Households with Kids 1,661 20%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
16573138
27369142
37473147
45379132
55969128
65464118
75655111
86075135
96567132
106995164
117063133
126992161
139296188
146085145
157881159
169782179
177674150
188394177
1911276188
2074101175

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 00979 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 16,994 99.8%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 32 0.2%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 4 0.0%
Housing Type

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,556 28%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,003 16%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,668 21%
 Households Vacant 4,538 36%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 1,295 28.5%
 Rented & Unoccupied 80 1.8%
 For Sale Only 209 4.6%
 Sold & Unoccupied 39 0.9%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 2,357 51.9%
 For Migrant Workers 12 0.3%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 546 12.0%
Vacancy Reasons

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

Schools and Education

Schools in ZIP Code 00979

ZIP Code 00979 is in the Puerto Rico Department of Education School District. There are 7 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 00979.

Julia De Burgos
Urb. Los Angeles C/orquidia
Carolina, PR 00979
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Puerto Rico Department of Education School District
Luis Munoz Marin
Ave Monserrate Km 2 Hm 6 Bo Sa
Carolina, PR 00979
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Puerto Rico Department of Education School District
Luis Munoz Rivera
Calle Luis Munoz Rivera 13
Carolina, PR 00979
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Puerto Rico Department of Education School District
Roberto Alberty (cacao Centro)
Carr. 858 Km. 3 Hm 8 Bo Cacao
Trujillo Alto, PR 00979
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Puerto Rico Department of Education School District
Francisco (prisco) Fuentes
Calle Grovish 13 Urb. Parque E
Canovanas, PR 00979
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Puerto Rico Department of Education School District
Petra Roman Vigo
Carr. 887 Km. 3.5 Bo San Anto
Carolina, PR 00979
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Puerto Rico Department of Education School District
Dr. Jose M. Lazaro
Ave El Comandante Urb Country
Carolina, PR 00979
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Puerto Rico Department of Education School District

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