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Postal Code 10102 - San José, Costa Rica

Primary CitySan José, Costa Rica
Area of Postal Code 101022.206 km²
Male Population5,816 (47.8%)
Female Population6,345 (52.2%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015 +8.3%
Population change from 2000 to 2015 -10.5%
Median Age31.6 years
Male Median Age30 years
Female Median Age33.1 years
NeighborhoodsCoca Cola, Merced, Pitahaya
Local TimeThursday 9:04 PM
TimezoneCentral Standard Time
Coordinates9.939647634775934° / -84.08802243458°
Related Postal Codes101011010310104101051010610107

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Postal Code 10102 Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Population Density5,090 / km²5,830 / km²6,158 / km²5,513 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

10102 Population change from 2000 to 2015

Decrease of 10.5% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
Postal Code 10102+8.3%-5.4%-10.5%
San José+25.7%+6.2%-2.8%
San José Province+74%+30.1%+9.9%
Costa Rica+129.2%+55.2%+22.5%
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Postal Code 10102 Median Age

Median Age: 31.6 years
LocationMedian AgeMedian Age (Female)Median Age (Male)
Postal Code 1010231.6 years33.1 years30 years
San José31.1 years32.5 years29.5 years
San José Province29.9 years30.9 years28.8 years
Costa Rica28.6 years29.2 years27.9 years
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Postal Code 10102 Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
Under 5455394849
85 Plus50132183
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Postal Code 10102 Population Density

Population Density: 5,513 / km²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
Postal Code 1010212,1612.206 km²5,513 / km²
San José272,30356 km²4,865 / km²
San José Province1.5 million4,968.7 km²306.8 / km²
Costa Rica4.8 million51,352.9 km²93.3 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Postal Code 10102 Historical Population

Estimated Population from 1840 to 2015
1. JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid
2. CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)
3. [Link] Klein Goldewijk, K., Beusen, A., Doelman, J., and Stehfest, E.: Anthropogenic land use estimates for the Holocene – HYDE 3.2, Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 9, 927–953, https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-9-927-2017, 2017.


Business Distribution by neighborhood in 10102
 Pitahaya: 21.7%
 Merced: 13%
 Coca Cola: 13%
 Catedral: 8.7%
 Don Bosco: 8.7%
 Barrio México: 8.7%
 Escalante: 4.3%
 La Cruz: 4.3%
 Hospital: 4.3%
 Almendares: 4.3%
 El Carmen: 4.3%
 Paseo Colon: 4.3%


Business Distribution by Industry
 Shopping: 25.2%
 Restaurants: 13.5%
 Hotels & Travel: 9%
 Automotive: 8.2%
 Industry: 7.4%
 Professional Services: 6.5%
 Food: 6.3%
 Medical: 6.1%
 Other: 17.6%

Human Development Index (HDI)

Statistic composite index of life expectancy, education, and per capita income.
Sources: [Link] Kummu, M., Taka, M. & Guillaume, J. Gridded global datasets for Gross Domestic Product and Human Development Index over 1990–2015. Sci Data 5, 180004 (2018) doi:10.1038/sdata.2018.4

Postal Code 10102 CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
Postal Code 1010237,457 t3.08 t16,982 t/km²
San José859,169 t3.16 t15,351 t/km²
San José Province4,070,865 t2.67 t819.3 t/km²
Costa Rica12,018,132 t2.51 t234 t/km²
Sources: [Link] Moran, D., Kanemoto K; Jiborn, M., Wood, R., Többen, J., and Seto, K.C. (2018) Carbon footprints of 13,000 cities. Environmental Research Letters DOI: 10.1088/1748-9326/aac72a

Postal Code 10102 CO2 Emissions

2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year)37,457 t
2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year) per capita3.08 t
2013 CO2 emissions intensity (tonnes/km²/year)16,982 t/km²

Natural Hazards Risk

Relative risk out of 10
LandslideMedium (6)
DroughtLow (2)
EarthquakeHigh (10)
* Risk, particularly concerning flood or landslide, may not be for the entire area.

Recent Nearby Earthquakes

Magnitude 3.0 and greater
11/22/188:39 PM3.811.3 km10,000 m1km S of Salitral, Costa Ricausgs.gov
11/17/186:12 AM4.726.1 km18,860 m18km NNE of Angeles, Costa Ricausgs.gov
7/27/188:33 AM3.523.3 km11,130 m7km SSE of San Ignacio, Costa Ricausgs.gov
9/27/176:41 PM3.422.9 km12,210 m8km N of Cot, Costa Ricausgs.gov
8/31/168:00 PM4.219.5 km78,550 m3km ENE of Sabanilla, Costa Ricausgs.gov
12/11/1512:56 PM3.35.7 km9,810 m1km SE of San Francisco, Costa Ricausgs.gov
10/31/158:10 AM4.626.6 km15,930 m19km NNE of Angeles, Costa Ricausgs.gov
5/25/157:50 PM4.819.6 km8,310 m5km NW of Cot, Costa Ricausgs.gov
3/31/152:09 AM4.615.8 km10,000 m3km WSW of Santo Domingo, Costa Ricausgs.gov
11/1/1412:23 AM4.210.9 km10,000 m2km S of San Antonio, Costa Ricausgs.gov

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Primary City

San José ("Saint Joseph", Spanish: San José, pronounced: [saŋ xoˈse]) is the capital of Costa Rica, head of the province of San José, and the nation's largest city. Located in the Central Valley, San José is the seat of national government, the focal..  ︎  San José, Costa Rica Wikipedia Page

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