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Summary Population and Housing Characteristics

Table 7.     Structural and Vacancy Characteristics: 1990

Puerto Rico
Municipio
Municipio Subdivision
Place
All Housing Units Occupied housing units Vacant housing units
Total Units in Structure Lacking
complete
plumbing
facilities
Mean
number of
rooms
Total Lacking
complete
plumbing
facilities
With 1.01
or more
persons
per room
Total For seasonal
recreational
or occasional
use
Homeowner
vacancy
rate
Rental
vacancy
rate
1 unit,
detached
1 unit,
attached
2 to 4 units 5 or more
units
Puerto Rico 1,188,985 844,916 167,286 35,318 136,708 63,667 4.9 1,054,924 48,566 127,234 134,061 21,413 1.7 7.3

Did You Know?

The term "china" originated from a brand of oranges that came to Puerto Rico in the 19th century, advertised as names "Naranjas de la China/Oranges from China" China in PR is the color orange and the fruit. naranja, which is used for oranges in most Spanish speaking countries, only refers to the bitter orange in Puerto Rico.