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Postal Code 11501 - San Pedro, San José Province

Primary CitySan Pedro
Area of Postal Code 115014.73 km²
Male Population11,935 (46.3%)
Female Population13,850 (53.7%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015 +11.2%
Population change from 2000 to 2015 -9.1%
Median Age33.6 years
Male Median Age31.6 years
Female Median Age35.3 years
NeighborhoodsAlameda, Dent, Francisco Peralta, Los Yoses, Saprissa, Vargas Araya
Local TimeSunday 5:59 AM
TimezoneCentral Standard Time
Coordinates9.933530344745758° / -84.04595100760534°
Related Postal Codes113011140111502115031150411601

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Postal Code 11501 Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Population Density4,902 / km²5,683 / km²5,994 / km²5,450 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

11501 Population change from 2000 to 2015

Decrease of 9.1% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
Postal Code 11501+11.2%-4.1%-9.1%
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 11501 Median Age

Median Age: 33.6 years
LocationMedian AgeMedian Age (Female)Median Age (Male)
Postal Code 1150133.6 years35.3 years31.6 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 11501 Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
Under 55905291,120
85 Plus149322471
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Postal Code 11501 Population Density

Population Density: 5,450 / km²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
Postal Code 1150125,7854.73 km²5,450 / 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 11501 Historical Population

Estimated Population from 1870 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 11501
 Alameda: 18.9%
 Francisco Peralta: 18.9%
 Vargas Araya: 9.4%
 Dent: 7.5%
 Saprissa: 7.5%
 Los Yoses: 5.7%
 Yoses Sur: 3.8%
 Hospital: 3.8%
 Other: 24.5%


Business Distribution by Industry
 Shopping: 18.8%
 Restaurants: 16.3%
 Education: 9.5%
 Professional Services: 8.7%
 Medical: 7.8%
 Hotels & Travel: 5.9%
 Food: 5.6%
 Other: 27.4%
Industry DescriptionNumber of EstablishmentsAverage Google RatingBusinesses per 1,000 residents
Clothing stores104.30.4
Department stores124.00.5
Electronics stores104.50.4
Office supplies and stationery stores114.30.4

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 11501 CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
Postal Code 1150186,610 t3.36 t18,309 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 11501 CO2 Emissions

2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year)86,610 t
2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year) per capita3.36 t
2013 CO2 emissions intensity (tonnes/km²/year)18,309 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 PM3.815.3 km10,000 m1km S of Salitral, Costa Ricausgs.gov
11/17/186:12 AM4.724.9 km18,860 m18km NNE of Angeles, Costa Ricausgs.gov
7/27/188:33 AM3.524.3 km11,130 m7km SSE of San Ignacio, Costa Ricausgs.gov
9/27/176:41 PM3.418.5 km12,210 m8km N of Cot, Costa Ricausgs.gov
11/30/164:25 PM5.326.3 km1,320 m9km NE of Cot, Costa Ricausgs.gov
8/31/168:00 PM4.222.9 km78,550 m3km ENE of Sabanilla, Costa Ricausgs.gov
12/11/1512:56 PM3.39.5 km9,810 m1km SE of San Francisco, Costa Ricausgs.gov
10/31/158:10 AM4.625.7 km15,930 m19km NNE of Angeles, Costa Ricausgs.gov
5/25/157:50 PM4.815 km8,310 m5km NW of Cot, Costa Ricausgs.gov
3/31/152:09 AM4.619.6 km10,000 m3km WSW of Santo Domingo, Costa Ricausgs.gov

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Percentage of businesses by city in 11501
 San Pedro: 74.9%
 San José, Costa Rica: 23.9%
 Other: 1.2%

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