Caguas is known as “La Ciudad Del Turabo” (Turabo city), “La Ciudad Criolla” (criole city) and “El Corazón de Boriquén” (Boriquén’s heart). Caguas was founded in January 1st, 1775. Originally called San Sebastián del Piñal de Caguax , Caguas derives its name from a local Indian chief (Caguax) who was an early Christian convert.
The town’s economic activities include: diamond cutting, tobacco processing, and the manufacture of leather goods, glass and plastic products, electronic equipment, clothing and bedding.
The city is home the Columbia College (1966).
Caguas is located in the Central Mountain Range, south of San Juan and Trujillo Alto; east of Gurabo and San Lorenzo; and west of Aguas Buenas, Cidra and Cayey. Its rivers are: Cagüitas, Turabo, Bairoa, Cañas, Grande de Loíza and Cañabonsito.
00725 is a suburban zip code in Caguas, Puerto Rico. Median household income here ($16,558) is significantly lower than US average ($56,604). The population is racially diverse, and mostly married couples. At $128,900 the average home value here is a bit higher than average for the San Juan-Caguas-Guaynabo metro area, so this probably isn’t the place to look for housing bargains.
The average family income here is $28,400/year. This is less than the national average of $70,000/year. However, the national average number is a little misleading because there are some very wealthy Americans earning $50 million a year or more. (Wouldn’t that be nice!) This pushes the national average higher than in would be without those edge cases. The median household income in the US (median, meaning half of US households make more and half make less) is at about $50,000/year. Median family income in 00725 is $19,463.
An intersting fact about income: Men in 00725 earn an average of $21,206/year. Women earn only $17,167/year.
38,757 people in 00725 have jobs. This statistic includes anyone over the age of 16.
Are you thinking about moving to a neighborhood in 00725? You might be interested to know that the average commute time to work for people living in 00725 is 31.7 minutes!
The median age here is 38. There are 41,904 men and 47,470 women. The median age for men is 36 while for women the median age is 40.
To give you a sense of the community, 99,028 people (out of the 89,374 people live here) have lived in their home at least 5 years. The Post Office delivers mail to 25,993 homes, and 2,252 businesses every day. people ride bikes or walk to work on a fairly regular basis.
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