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Postal Code 21005 - Alajuela Province

Area of Postal Code 21005132.3 km²
Population11,275
Male Population5,665 (50.2%)
Female Population5,610 (49.8%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015 +324%
Population change from 2000 to 2015 +49.5%
Median Age25.2 years
Male Median Age25.3 years
Female Median Age25.1 years
Local TimeSaturday 11:09 PM
TimezoneCentral Standard Time
Coordinates10.334612081948714° / -84.28898931091099°
Related Postal Codes210012100221003210042100621007

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Postal Code 21005 Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Data1975199020002015
Population2,6595,1907,54311,275
Population Density20.1 / km²39.2 / km²57.0 / km²85.2 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

21005 Population change from 2000 to 2015

Increase of 49.5% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
Postal Code 21005+324%+117.2%+49.5%
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 21005 Median Age

Median Age: 25.2 years
LocationMedian AgeMedian Age (Female)Median Age (Male)
Postal Code 2100525.2 years25.1 years25.3 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 21005 Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
AgeMaleFemaleTotal
Under 55785671,145
5-95485091,057
10-145756011,176
15-195756041,179
20-245235111,035
25-295125081,021
30-34403419823
35-39365361727
40-44361340702
45-49327305632
50-54269265535
55-59187190377
60-64137126264
65-6911591207
70-746987156
75-79455197
80-84474694
85 Plus312860
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Postal Code 21005 Population Density

Population Density: 85.2 / km²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
Postal Code 2100511,275132.3 km²85.2 / 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 21005 Historical and Projected Population

Estimated Population from 1850 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 21005 CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
Postal Code 2100529,593 t2.62 t223.7 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 21005 CO2 Emissions

2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year)29,593 t
2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year) per capita2.62 t
2013 CO2 emissions intensity (tonnes/km²/year)223.7 t/km²

Natural Hazards Risk

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

Recent Nearby Earthquakes

Magnitude 3.0 and greater
DateTimeMagnitudeDistanceDepthLocationLink
8/6/192:14 PM4.82.1 km102,760 m10km S of Pital, Costa Ricausgs.gov
6/7/186:06 AM4.334.9 km122,690 m7km ESE of Fortuna, Costa Ricausgs.gov
3/3/183:25 PM4.216.9 km88,670 m7km SE of Rio Segundo, Costa Ricausgs.gov
11/28/176:34 PM3.336.6 km13,040 m22km W of Guapiles, Costa Ricausgs.gov
8/31/168:00 PM4.229.6 km78,550 m3km ENE of Sabanilla, Costa Ricausgs.gov
3/31/1510:05 AM4.436.5 km95,480 m11km S of Pocosol, Costa Ricausgs.gov
3/31/152:09 AM4.633.8 km10,000 m3km WSW of Santo Domingo, Costa Ricausgs.gov
7/24/1411:48 AM4.128.5 km10,000 m5km NNE of Carrillos, Costa Ricausgs.gov
1/10/149:10 PM4.231.6 km81,970 m13km NNW of San Ramon, Costa Ricausgs.gov
12/22/132:52 PM4.628.8 km98,310 m1km N of Sabanilla, Costa Ricausgs.gov

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