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Summary Population and Housing Characteristics

Table 13.     Land Area and Population Density: 1990

Puerto Rico
Municipio Subdivision
All persons Land Area Persons per-
Square kilometer Square miles Square kilometer Square mile
Puerto Rico 3,522,037 8,874.6 3,426.5 396.9 1,027.9

Did You Know?

Puerto Rico was first enumerated by the U.S. Census Bureau for the U.S. War Department in 1899. Puerto Rico has been included as part of the decennial census since 1910. The Census Bureau conducted the first economic census in Puerto Rico in 1909.