Skip Navigation

Naranjito

(nah-rahn-HEE-to)

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

Things to See and Do In Naranjito

Want to know what to see and do in Naranjito? Discover few ideas for exploring and enjoying the city.

Where to Eat?

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

Symbols

Naranjito Flag

Anthem: Naranjito es mi hogar predilecto...

Education

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

Climate

10 Day Forecast

Demographics *

Population
29,241

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
$10,084
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
8,453
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?

More than 70% of the rum sold in the U.S. comes from Puerto Rico.