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Postal Code 20401 - Desamparados, Alajuela Province

Primary CityDesamparados
Area of Postal Code 2040164.9 km²
Population3,036
Male Population1,522 (50.1%)
Female Population1,514 (49.9%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015 +105.7%
Population change from 2000 to 2015 +15.3%
Median Age31 years
Male Median Age30 years
Female Median Age32.1 years
Local TimeWednesday 9:05 AM
TimezoneCentral Standard Time
Coordinates9.966736129501639° / -84.53093141814104°
Related Postal Codes203012030320306204022040320501

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Postal Code 20401 Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Data1975199020002015
Population1,4762,1342,6343,036
Population Density22.7 / km²32.9 / km²40.6 / km²46.7 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

20401 Population change from 2000 to 2015

Increase of 15.3% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
Postal Code 20401+105.7%+42.3%+15.3%
Alajuela+179.2%+73.8%+30.4%
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 20401 Median Age

Median Age: 31 years
LocationMedian AgeMedian Age (Female)Median Age (Male)
Postal Code 2040131 years32.1 years30 years
Alajuela27.9 years28.4 years27.4 years
Costa Rica28.6 years29.2 years27.9 years
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Postal Code 20401 Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
AgeMaleFemaleTotal
Under 510993203
5-9110115226
10-14122129252
15-19150119270
20-24143122266
25-29128131260
30-3497112209
35-398795183
40-44106101207
45-49102101203
50-549194186
55-597571146
60-645266118
65-694954103
70-74363672
75-79253560
80-84241741
85 Plus182240
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Postal Code 20401 Population Density

Population Density: 46.7 / km²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
Postal Code 204013,03664.9 km²46.7 / km²
Alajuela963,0009,773.9 km²98.5 / 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 20401 Historical and Projected Population

Estimated Population from 1840 to 2100
Sources:
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.

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 20401 CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
Postal Code 204018,260 t2.72 t127.2 t/km²
Alajuela2,439,180 t2.53 t249.6 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 20401 CO2 Emissions

2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year)8,260 t
2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year) per capita2.72 t
2013 CO2 emissions intensity (tonnes/km²/year)127.2 t/km²

Natural Hazards Risk

Relative risk out of 10
LandslideHigh (9)
DroughtLow (1.7)
FloodHigh (9)
VolcanoHigh (9)
EarthquakeHigh (10)
* Risk, particularly concerning flood or landslide, may not be for the entire area.

Recent Nearby Earthquakes

Magnitude 3.0 and greater
DateTimeMagnitudeDistanceDepthLocationLink
4/28/1512:33 AM4.634.8 km76,000 m15km N of Miramar, Costa Ricausgs.gov
3/31/1510:05 AM4.433.7 km95,480 m11km S of Pocosol, Costa Ricausgs.gov
8/10/148:57 AM4.429.2 km39,180 m16km S of Chacarita, Costa Ricausgs.gov
7/24/1411:48 AM4.131.9 km10,000 m5km NNE of Carrillos, Costa Ricausgs.gov
6/25/144:45 AM4.316 km37,180 m11km SW of Orotina, Costa Ricausgs.gov
2/16/1411:22 AM4.632.9 km40,810 m21km SW of San Rafael Abajo, Costa Ricausgs.gov
1/10/149:10 PM4.224.4 km81,970 m13km NNW of San Ramon, Costa Ricausgs.gov
2/10/138:51 AM4.320.1 km83,200 m4km SE of Miramar, Costa Ricausgs.gov
1/23/1311:08 PM4.87.4 km76,600 mCosta Ricausgs.gov
12/11/1210:54 PM4.432.7 km71,600 mCosta Ricausgs.gov

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