Mayaguez

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  1. Mayaguez Legal Resources
  2. Mayaguez Statistics
  3. Mayaguez Property/Housing/Real Estate Information
  4. Mayaguez Employment Information
  5. Mayaguez Family Information
  6. Mayaguez Education Information
  7. Mayaguez Public Benefits Information
  8. Mayaguez Criminal Information
  9. Mayaguez Immigration & Civil Rights Information
  10. Mayaguez Zip Codes


Mayaguez Legal Resources

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State Attorney General
Federal Courts
Puerto Rico


Mayaguez Statistics

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  • Population (2000): 80,147
  • Land Area (2000): 69.619 square kilometers
  • Water Area (2000): 8.611 square kilometers
  • Local Time(s):
  • Area Code(s): 787
  • Alias(es) (2003): ALT DE ALGARROBO, ALT DE MAYAGUEZ, BO ALGARROBO, BO BALBOA, BO BARCELONA, BO BROADWAY, BO BUENA VISTA, BO CANTERA, BO CARCEL, BO COLOMBIA, BO DULCES LABIOS, BO EL SECO, BO LA QUINTA, BO LICEO, BO MANI, BO MINERAL, BO PARIS, BO RIO HONDO, BO SABALOS, BO SALUD, BO SANTURCE, BO TRAS TALLERES, EXT BELMONTE, JARD DE GUANAJIBO, JARD DEL CARIBE, LOMAS VERDES, MANS DE ESPANA, MAYAGUEZ, PARC CASTILLO, PARC MANI, PARC SOLEDAD, PARQ DE LA CEIBA, PASEO LOS ROBLES, REPTO ANTILLANO, REPTO BRISAS DE RIO HONDO, REPTO FLAMBOYAN, REPTO LOS CHEVRES, REPTO MACIAS, REPTO SAN FRANCISCO, REPTO SAN JOSE, REPTO SAN MIGUEL, SANTA ROSA DE LIMA, URB ALEMANY, URB BELLA LOMAS, URB BELLO HORIZONTE, URB BELMONTE, URB BUENAVENTURA, URB ENSANCHE RAMIREZ, URB ENSANCHE VIVALDI, URB FLOR DEL VALLE, URB FRATERNIDAD, URB GUANAJIBO GDNS, URB GUANAJIBO HOMES, URB HOSTOS, URB LA ESTANCIA, URB LA RIVIERA, URB LLAVAT, URB LOS VERSALLES, URB MAYAGUEZ TERRACE, URB MENDOZA, URB MIRADERO GDNS, URB MIRADERO HLS, URB MONTEREY, URB PARAISO DE MAYAGUEZ, URB PETITEVILLE, URB PONCE DE LEON, URB PURA BRISA, URB QUINTO CENTENARIO, URB RAMIREZ DE ARELLANO, URB RIO CRISTAL, URB SAN JOSE, URB SANTA MARIA, URB SULTANA, VILLA ANGELICA, VILLA FONTANA, VILLA GERENA, VILLA INDIA, VILLA SAN ANDRES, VILLA SULTANITA, VILLAS DE FELISA, VILLAS DEL OESTE, VILLAS DEL RIO, VILLAS DEL SOL, VISTA VERDE, WESTERNLAKE VILLAGE
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Houses (2000): 32,421

Mayaguez Population - Urban/Rural

Urban/Rural Population Percent
 Urban 78,463 97.90%
 Rural, Farm 0 0.00%
 Rural, Non-farm 1,682 2.10%

Mayaguez Real Estate Lawyers provide services for home buying/selling, commercial real estate, leases, landlord tenant, construction, land use and zoning laws. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Mayaguez Employment Information

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Mayaguez Employment By Industry


 Male, with percent of employed male population
1. Construction 1,065 10.32%
2. Educational Services 1,018 9.87%
3. Public Administration 788 7.64%
4. Health Care 608 5.89%
5. Accommodation and Food Services 596 5.78%
6. Food Manufacturing 553 5.36%
7. Food and Beverage Stores 358 3.47%
8. Admin, Support, and Waste Management 349 3.38%
9. Professional / Scientific / Tech Services 340 3.30%
10. Repair and Maintenance 328 3.18%
11. Chemical Manufacturing 307 2.98%
12. Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 257 2.49%
13. Finance and Insurance 235 2.28%
14. Miscellaneous Manufacturing 232 2.25%
15. Computer and Electronic Manufacturing 209 2.03%
16. Other Transportation 185 1.79%
17. Department and Other General Stores 184 1.78%
18. Broadcasting and Telecommunications 153 1.48%
19. Motor Vehicle and Parts Dealers 146 1.42%
20. Clothing and Apparel Including Shoes 140 1.36%
 Female, with percent of employed female population
1. Educational Services 1,675 20.61%
2. Health Care 1,104 13.58%
3. Public Administration 758 9.33%
4. Accommodation and Food Services 513 6.31%
5. Food Manufacturing 409 5.03%
6. Department and Other General Stores 351 4.32%
7. Apparel Manufacturing 332 4.09%
8. Clothing and Apparel Including Shoes 246 3.03%
9. Chemical Manufacturing 240 2.95%
10. Finance and Insurance 225 2.77%
11. Social Assistance 224 2.76%
12. Food and Beverage Stores 214 2.63%
13. Professional / Scientific / Tech Services 143 1.76%
14. Pharmacies and Drug Stores 136 1.67%
15. Miscellaneous Manufacturing 131 1.61%
16. Computer and Electronic Manufacturing 114 1.40%
17. Private Household Services 96 1.18%
18. Admin, Support, and Waste Management 92 1.13%
19. Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 85 1.05%
20. Broadcasting and Telecommunications 78 0.96%

Mayaguez Employment By Job


 Male, with percent of employed male population
1. Other Sales and Related Occupations 642 6.22%
2. Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance 580 5.62%
3. Other Production Occupations 544 5.27%
4. Other Office and Admin Support 404 3.92%
5. Other Management Occupations 389 3.77%
6. Retail Sales, Not cashiers 356 3.45%
7. Other Installation / Maintenance 315 3.05%
8. Sales Reps / Wholesale and Manufact 315 3.05%
9. Laborers and Material Movers / Handlers 293 2.84%
10. Driver / Sales Workers and Truckers 289 2.80%
11. Postsecondary Teachers 272 2.64%
12. Vehicle Mechanics 268 2.60%
13. Construction Laborers 244 2.37%
14. Cooks and Food Preparation Workers 229 2.22%
15. Physicians and Surgeons 222 2.15%
16. Recording / Scheduling / Dispatching 215 2.08%
17. Cashiers 202 1.96%
18. Other Protective Service Workers 200 1.94%
19. Other Construction Trades 194 1.88%
20. Carpenters 185 1.79%
 Female, with percent of employed female population
1. Secretaries and Admins 900 11.07%
2. Teachers, Pre/Primary School 605 7.44%
3. Cashiers 602 7.41%
4. Other Office and Admin Support 435 5.35%
5. Retail Sales, Not cashiers 407 5.01%
6. Other Production Occupations 328 4.04%
7. Textile / Apparel / Furnishings 292 3.59%
8. Other Sales and Related Occupations 265 3.26%
9. Other Management Occupations 242 2.98%
10. Registered Nurses 235 2.89%
11. Cooks and Food Preparation Workers 215 2.65%
12. Informaion and Record Clerks, Not Customer Service 201 2.47%
13. Counselors / Social Workers / Etc. 199 2.45%
14. Postsecondary Teachers 181 2.23%
15. Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance 177 2.18%
16. Health Technologists and Technicians 159 1.96%
17. Accountants and Auditors 151 1.86%
18. Food Processing Workers 136 1.67%
19. Sales Reps / Wholesale and Manufact 133 1.64%
20. Other Teachers / Instructors / Librarians 129 1.59%

Mayaguez Hours Worked Per Week In 1999

Hours Per Week  Population Percent
35 or more hours 17,602 27.63%
15-35 hours 5,659 8.88%
1-14 hours 1,698 2.67%
No regular hours 38,747 60.82%

Mayaguez Time Left For Work

Time  Population Percent
Midnight-4:59 AM 630 3.57%
5 AM-5:29 AM 490 2.78%
5:30 AM-5:59 AM 713 4.04%
6 AM-6:29 AM 1,413 8.01%
6:30 AM-6:59 AM 2,521 14.29%
7 AM-7:29 AM 3,740 21.20%
7:30 AM-7:59 AM 2,615 14.82%
8 AM-8:29 AM 1,600 9.07%
8:30 AM-8:59 AM 535 3.03%
9:00 AM-9:59 AM 899 5.10%
10:00 AM-10:59 AM 291 1.65%
11:00 AM-11:59 AM 124 0.70%
Noon-3:59 PM 1,113 6.31%
4 PM-11:59 PM 959 5.44%

Mayaguez Length Of Commute In Minutes

Minutes  Population Percent
Less than 5 530 3.00%
5-9 1,925 10.91%
10-14 3,053 17.30%
15-19 4,368 24.76%
20-24 2,653 15.04%
25-29 714 4.05%
30-34 2,370 13.43%
35-39 290 1.64%
40-44 286 1.62%
45-59 621 3.52%
60-89 492 2.79%
At least 90 341 1.93%

Mayaguez Length Of Commute In Mintues - Public vs. Private Transportation


Minutes  Population (public) Percent  Population (private) Percent
Under 30 584 3.31% 12,659 71.75%
30-44 261 1.48% 2,685 15.22%
45-59 38 0.22% 583 3.30%
At least 60 63 0.36% 770 4.36%

Mayaguez Type Of Commute

Type Population Percent
 Bicycle 174 0.97%
 Car / truck / van, carpool 3,210 17.86%
 Car / truck / van, solo 11,986 66.70%
 Motorcycle 5 0.03%
 Other 265 1.47%
 Public transportation 946 5.26%
 Walked 1,057 5.88%
 Worked at home 327 1.82%

Mayaguez Employment Lawyers handle cases involving employment contracts, severance agreements, OSHA, workers compensation, ADA, race, sex, pregnancy, national-orgin, sexual orientation and age discrimination, sexual harassment, hours & wages and overtime issues. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Mayaguez Family Information

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Households (2000): 28,628 (78,801 people)
Families (2000): 20,205 (65,667 people)
Families where both partners work (2000): 2,803
People at same address in 1995: 51,345

Mayaguez Household Income in 1999


Income Population Percent
Under $10,000 12,679 44.29%
$10,000-$14,999 3,825 13.36%
$15,000-$19,999 2,718 9.49%
$20,000-$24,999 2,218 7.75%
$25,000-$29,999 1,495 5.22%
$30,000-$34,999 1,062 3.71%
$35,000-$39,999 894 3.12%
$40,000-$44,999 597 2.09%
$45,000-$49,999 452 1.58%
$50,000-$59,999 738 2.58%
$60,000-$74,999 631 2.20%
$75,000-$99,999 614 2.14%
$100,000-$124,999 290 1.01%
$125,000-$149,999 115 0.40%
$150,000-$199,999 128 0.45%
$200,000 or more 172 0.60%

Mayaguez Household Type

Type Population Percent
 Nonfamily, 1 person 6,545 22.84%
 Family, 2 people 7,187 25.08%
 Nonfamily, 2 people 984 3.43%
 Family, 3 people 5,313 18.54%
 Nonfamily, 3 people 432 1.51%
 Family, 4 people 4,292 14.98%
 Nonfamily, 4 people 283 0.99%
 Family, 5 people 2,174 7.59%
 Nonfamily, 5 people 111 0.39%
 Family, 6 people 806 2.81%
 Nonfamily, 6 people 48 0.17%
 Family, 7 or more people 423 1.48%
 Nonfamily, 7 or more people 57 0.20%

Mayaguez Household Income Type

Type  Population Percent
Earnings 16,461 27.30%
Interest / Dividend / Rent 1,892 3.14%
Public Assistance 5,724 9.49%
Retirement 3,244 5.38%
Self Employment 2,143 3.55%
Social Security 10,350 17.16%
Supplemental Security 415 0.69%
Wage / Salary 15,562 25.80%
Other 4,516 7.49%

Mayaguez Family Type

Type Population Percent
 No children under 18 7,634 58.66%
 With children under 18 5,380 41.34%

Mayaguez Marital Status - Male (for those 15+ in 2000)

Type Population Percent
 Divorced 2,272 7.53%
 Married 14,889 49.35%
 Never Married 12,135 40.22%
 Widowed 874 2.90%

Mayaguez Marital Status - Female (for those 15+ in 2000)

Type Population Percent
 Divorced 4,285 12.38%
 Married 15,765 45.54%
 Never Married 10,428 30.12%
 Widowed 4,140 11.96%

Mayaguez Family Lawyers help clients with family law issues, such as marriage, divorce, domestic partnerships, adoptions, paternity, annulment, child support, custody, division of property, alimony, palimony, restraining orders, spousal support, uncontested divorce and visitation rights. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Mayaguez Education Information

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Mayaguez Highest Degree Earned (18 or older)

Degree Population Percent
 Less than 9th grade 13,406 21.82%
 9th-12th grade, no diploma 9,541 15.53%
 High school diploma or equivalent 13,178 21.45%
 Some college, no degree 12,327 20.06%
 Associate degree 2,531 4.12%
 Bachelors degree 7,384 12.02%
 Graduate or professional degree 3,071 5.00%

Mayaguez Population In School (3 or older)

School Level  In Public School Percent  In Private School Percent Total Percent
Nursery or preschool 702 0.88% 385 0.48% 1,087 1.36%
Kindergarten 722 0.90% 279 0.35% 1,001 1.25%
Grades 1-4 3,193 3.98% 920 1.15% 4,113 5.13%
Grades 5-8 3,781 4.72% 1,087 1.36% 4,868 6.07%
Grades 9-12 3,454 4.31% 1,103 1.38% 4,557 5.69%
Undergrad college 6,826 8.52% 2,991 3.73% 9,817 12.25%
Graduate or professional school 427 0.53% 453 0.57% 880 1.10%
Total 19,105 23.84% 7,218 9.01% 26,323 32.84%

Mayaguez Education Lawyers represent colleges, school districts, other educational institutions, and students in the practice of education law. They handle issues related to No Child Left Behind, special education, and disability rights. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Mayaguez Public Benefits Information

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Mayaguez Above Or Below Poverty Level In 1999

Above/Below Population Percent
 At Or Above Poverty Level 38,286 48.38%
 Below Poverty Level 40,842 51.62%

Mayaguez Public Benefits Lawyers assess the range of local, state and federal government benefits to which their clients may be entitled and help them apply for such programs, as well as appeal decisions denying such benefits to their clients. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Mayaguez Criminal Information

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Correctional Institution Population (2000): 655
Mayaguez Criminal Lawyers represent defendants in municipal, state and federal criminal proceedings. These lawyers commonly handle cases involving DUI/DWI (drunk driving), drug possession, gun crimes, traffic tickets, violent crimes, sex crimes, theft offenses and white collar crimes. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Mayaguez Immigration & Civil Rights Information

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Mayaguez Population By Age

Age Population Percent
0-9 Years 10,098 12.60%
10-19 Years 12,799 15.97%
20-29 Years 14,435 18.01%
30-39 Years 8,957 11.18%
40-49 Years 9,419 11.75%
50-59 Years 9,374 11.70%
60-69 Years 7,333 9.15%
70-79 Years 4,950 6.18%
80-89 Years 2,326 2.90%
90+ Years 456 0.57%

Mayaguez Population - Male/Female

Male/Female Population Percent
 Male 38,040 47.46%
 Female 42,107 52.54%

Mayaguez Population By Ethnicity

Ethnicity Population Percent
 Hispanic/Latino 79,312 98.96%
 Caucasian 589 0.73%
 Asian 114 0.14%
 African-American 61 0.08%
 Multiracial 48 0.06%
 Amerindian 12 0.01%
 Other Race 9 0.01%
 Pacific Islander 2 0.00%

Mayaguez Top Specified Ancestries

Rank Ancestry  Population Percent Of Specified Ancestries
1. United States Or American 2,020 67.40%
2. French Non-Basque 214 7.14%
3. Italian 206 6.87%
4. African 108 3.60%
5. West Indian 100 3.34%
6. German 78 2.60%
7. Irish 67 2.24%
8. Arab / Arabic 37 1.23%
9. Lebanese 37 1.23%
10. English 33 1.10%

Mayaguez Top Languages Spoken At Home

Rank Language  Population Percent Of Reported Languages
1. Spanish Or Spanish Creole 63,586 84.35%
2. Only English 11,620 15.41%
3. French 58 0.08%
4. Japanese 33 0.04%
5. Arabic 29 0.04%
6. Chinese 18 0.02%
7. German 14 0.02%
8. Tagalog 13 0.02%
9. African 12 0.02%
10. Italian 3 0.00%

Mayaguez Citizen Type

Type Population Percent
 Citizen by birth 78,422 97.85%
 Naturalized immigrant 888 1.11%
 Not a citizen 835 1.04%

Mayaguez Immigration Lawyers help clients navigate through the federal immigration process. They help workers secure temporary visas (H1-B, fiances obtain K-1 visas, and permanent immigrants apply for Green Cards or citizenship. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.
Mayaguez Civil Rights Lawyers represent clients who have been illegally discriminated against on the basis of race, gender, sexual orientation, disability and national origin. If you have suffered employment discrimination, sexual harassment, or have been treated differently by a hotel, restaurant, or other public accommodation, a civil rights lawyer can help you determine whether your rights were violated and what types of redress are available. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Mayaguez Zip Codes

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Alphabetical | By Population

00680 00681 00682