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Naranjito, Puerto Rico


Naranjito is known as "La Ciudad de los Colores" (the town of colors). Naranjito was founded on December 3, 1824 by Braulio Morales. Derives its name from the large quantity of orange trees ("naranjas") grown in the town.

Naranjito is located in the central region of the island, south of Toa Alta; north of Barranquitas and Comerío; east of Corozal; and west of Bayamón.

Naranjito is made up of 8 barrios (wards/districts):

  • Achiote
  • Anones
  • Cedro Abajo
  • Cedro Arriba
  • Guadiana
  • Lomas
  • Nuevo
  • Pueblo


  • Boricua Fried Chicken (Puerto Rican), (787) 869-3090
  • El Abanico Restaurant (Puerto Rican), (787) 869-5560
  • El Capitan Chino (Chinese), (787) 869-8722
  • La Catarata Restaurant (Puerto Rican), (787) 869-0658
  • Matos Restaurant (Puerto Rican), (787) 869-8129

Festivals and Events

  • Festival de Arte y Cultura de San Antonio - June
  • Festival San Antonio - June
  • Fiestas Patronales de San Miguel Arcangel - September
    Every year, Naranjito celebrates a patron saint festival. The festivities include dances, food, parades and religious processions


Naranjito Flag

Anthem: Naranjito es mi hogar predilecto...


There are 14 public schools in Naranjito, education is handled by the Puerto Rico Department of Education.


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Demographics *


Puerto Rico: 3,285,874

Land Area: 27.4 sq mi

Density: 1,011.60 per sq mi

Median Age: 41.5

Sex: 51% female

Economics **

Per capita income
Puerto Rico: $21,058

Median household income: $18,778
Puerto Rico: $21,058

Persons below poverty line: 45.9%

Housing, families and educational attainment *

Number of households
Housing units density:
411.8 (2013)

Persons per household: 3.27

High school grad or higher: 71.9%

Marital status: 37% married

* U.S. Census Bureau 2020 data, unless otherwise noted - Source: Quick Facts Puerto Rico.
** U.S. Census Bureau 2016-2020

Map References

Coordinates: 18.3008° N, 66.2450° W

Zip Code: 719

Driving Distance from San Juan: 26.9 miles

Driving Time: 55 minutes

Did You Know?

The oldest city in the United States is St. Augustine in Florida, that is according to a continuously settled Europeans in the city. But the United States jurisdiction recognises San Juan as the oldest city in the US territory of Puerto Rico.