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Postal Code 21008 - Tigra, Alajuela Province

Primary CityTigra
Area of Postal Code 2100855.8 km²
Population8,145
Male Population4,106 (50.4%)
Female Population4,039 (49.6%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015 +180.5%
Population change from 2000 to 2015 +42.2%
Median Age25.7 years
Male Median Age25.8 years
Female Median Age25.6 years
Local TimeSaturday 10:50 PM
TimezoneCentral Standard Time
Coordinates10.349965770496121° / -84.58782799722532°
Related Postal Codes210022100321004210052100621007

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Postal Code 21008 Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Data1975199020002015
Population2,9044,2725,7268,145
Population Density52.0 / km²76.5 / km²102.6 / km²145.9 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

21008 Population change from 2000 to 2015

Increase of 42.2% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
Postal Code 21008+180.5%+90.7%+42.2%
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 21008 Median Age

Median Age: 25.7 years
LocationMedian AgeMedian Age (Female)Median Age (Male)
Postal Code 2100825.7 years25.6 years25.8 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 21008 Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
AgeMaleFemaleTotal
Under 5374388762
5-9373376750
10-14408423832
15-19457418875
20-24383370754
25-29342361704
30-34319288607
35-39228254483
40-44255252507
45-49238225464
50-54203204408
55-59144141285
60-64125115241
65-699074164
70-745755112
75-79473077
80-84342964
85 Plus283664
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Postal Code 21008 Population Density

Population Density: 145.9 / km²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
Postal Code 210088,14555.8 km²145.9 / 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 21008 Historical and Projected Population

Estimated Population from 1860 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 21008 CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
Postal Code 2100821,731 t2.67 t389.2 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 21008 CO2 Emissions

2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year)21,731 t
2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year) per capita2.67 t
2013 CO2 emissions intensity (tonnes/km²/year)389.2 t/km²

Natural Hazards Risk

Relative risk out of 10
LandslideHigh (9)
FloodHigh (9)
VolcanoMedium (3)
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 PM4.833.3 km102,760 m10km S of Pital, Costa Ricausgs.gov
6/7/186:06 AM4.311.5 km122,690 m7km ESE of Fortuna, Costa Ricausgs.gov
12/28/173:01 PM4.838.4 km139,090 m24km NE of Tilaran, Costa Ricausgs.gov
5/11/168:54 PM4.240.2 km175,700 m25km NNW of Fortuna, Costa Ricausgs.gov
4/28/1512:33 AM4.618.6 km76,000 m15km N of Miramar, Costa Ricausgs.gov
3/31/1510:05 AM4.410.4 km95,480 m11km S of Pocosol, Costa Ricausgs.gov
1/10/149:10 PM4.218.9 km81,970 m13km NNW of San Ramon, Costa Ricausgs.gov
3/16/132:53 AM4.541.9 km88,000 m8km SSE of Rio Segundo, Costa Ricausgs.gov
2/10/138:51 AM4.337.8 km83,200 m4km SE of Miramar, Costa Ricausgs.gov
12/11/1210:54 PM4.436.7 km71,600 mCosta Ricausgs.gov

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