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Postal Code 10203 - San Rafael, San José Province

Primary CitySan Rafael
Area of Postal Code 1020312.9 km²
Male Population12,058 (46.6%)
Female Population13,837 (53.4%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015 +152.4%
Population change from 2000 to 2015 +21.8%
Median Age32.5 years
Male Median Age31.2 years
Female Median Age33.7 years
NeighborhoodsGuachipelin, Trejos Montealegre
Local TimeSunday 5:47 AM
TimezoneCentral Standard Time
Coordinates9.940465105093507° / -84.15064300266847°
Related Postal Codes101081010910110102011020210303

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Postal Code 10203 Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Population Density793.3 / km²1,279 / km²1,643 / km²2,001 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

10203 Population change from 2000 to 2015

Increase of 21.8% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
Postal Code 10203+152.4%+56.5%+21.8%
San José+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 10203 Median Age

Median Age: 32.5 years
LocationMedian AgeMedian Age (Female)Median Age (Male)
Postal Code 1020332.5 years33.7 years31.2 years
San José29.9 years30.9 years28.8 years
Costa Rica28.6 years29.2 years27.9 years
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Postal Code 10203 Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
Under 59399161,855
85 Plus77126203
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Postal Code 10203 Population Density

Population Density: 2,001 / km²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
Postal Code 1020325,89512.9 km²2,001 / km²
San José1.5 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 10203 Historical and Projected Population

Estimated Population from 1850 to 2100
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 10203
 Guachipelin: 27.6%
 Trejos Montealegre: 13.8%
 La Uruca: 6.9%
 Palma De Mallorca: 6.9%
 Pavas Centro: 3.4%
 Merced: 3.4%
 Miraflores: 3.4%
 Escazu Centro: 3.4%
 Maynard: 3.4%
 Barrio Los Laureles: 3.4%
 Hatillo: 3.4%
 Anonos: 3.4%
 Escazu: 3.4%
 Palermo: 3.4%
 San Rafael de Escazu: 3.4%
 Hatillo Centro: 3.4%
 Américas: 3.4%


Business Distribution by Industry
 Shopping: 26.7%
 Restaurants: 16%
 Medical: 9%
 Professional Services: 8.6%
 Food: 5.6%
 Home Services: 5.2%
 Beauty & Spas: 5%
 Other: 23.9%

Business distribution by price for Postal Code 10203

 Inexpensive: 57.1%
 Moderate: 28.6%
 Expensive: 14.3%

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 10203 CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
Postal Code 1020385,667 t3.31 t6,622 t/km²
San José4,070,865 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 10203 CO2 Emissions

2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year)85,667 t
2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year) per capita3.31 t
2013 CO2 emissions intensity (tonnes/km²/year)6,622 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 PM3.86.1 km10,000 m1km S of Salitral, Costa Ricausgs.gov
7/27/188:33 AM3.522.6 km11,130 m7km SSE of San Ignacio, Costa Ricausgs.gov
8/31/168:00 PM4.216.7 km78,550 m3km ENE of Sabanilla, Costa Ricausgs.gov
12/11/1512:56 PM3.35.9 km9,810 m1km SE of San Francisco, Costa Ricausgs.gov
3/31/152:09 AM4.612.3 km10,000 m3km WSW of Santo Domingo, Costa Ricausgs.gov
11/1/1412:23 AM4.24.5 km10,000 m2km S of San Antonio, Costa Ricausgs.gov
8/7/141:50 AM4.424.9 km27,310 m3km SE of Tejar, Costa Ricausgs.gov
7/25/1410:49 PM4.522.2 km9,850 m1km ENE of Tobosi, Costa Ricausgs.gov
7/24/1411:48 AM4.119.5 km10,000 m5km NNE of Carrillos, Costa Ricausgs.gov
1/29/147:20 PM4.325.6 km37,280 m10km NW of San Marcos, Costa Ricausgs.gov

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Percentage of businesses by city in 10203
 Escazú, Costa Rica: 40.7%
 San Rafael: 29.7%
 San José, Costa Rica: 25.4%
 Other: 4.2%

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