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Postal Code 21302 - Alajuela Province

Area of Postal Code 21302409.1 km²
Population5,220
Male Population2,652 (50.8%)
Female Population2,568 (49.2%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015 +49.1%
Population change from 2000 to 2015 +0.8%
Median Age26.1 years
Male Median Age26.7 years
Female Median Age25.4 years
Local TimeSunday 5:11 PM
TimezoneCentral Standard Time
Coordinates10.848465916307571° / -85.24097569443028°
Related Postal Codes213012130321304213052130621307

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Postal Code 21302 Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Data1975199020002015
Population3,5024,5515,1795,220
Population Density8.56 / km²11.1 / km²12.7 / km²12.8 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

21302 Population change from 2000 to 2015

Increase of 0.8% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
Postal Code 21302+49.1%+14.7%+0.8%
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 21302 Median Age

Median Age: 26.1 years
LocationMedian AgeMedian Age (Female)Median Age (Male)
Postal Code 2130226.1 years25.4 years26.7 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 21302 Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
AgeMaleFemaleTotal
Under 5220225445
5-9243242485
10-14299301601
15-19290273563
20-24211227438
25-29184202387
30-34172181354
35-39152150303
40-44176175352
45-49152146299
50-54136110247
55-5910486190
60-649384178
65-697064135
70-745746104
75-79422668
80-84241742
85 Plus261440
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Postal Code 21302 Population Density

Population Density: 12.8 / km²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
Postal Code 213025,220409.1 km²12.8 / 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 21302 Historical and Projected Population

Estimated Population from 1750 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 21302 CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
Postal Code 2130212,259 t2.35 t30 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 21302 CO2 Emissions

2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year)12,259 t
2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year) per capita2.35 t
2013 CO2 emissions intensity (tonnes/km²/year)30 t/km²

Natural Hazards Risk

Relative risk out of 10
LandslideHigh (10)
DroughtHigh (9)
FloodMedium (4)
VolcanoHigh (9)
EarthquakeHigh (8)
* Risk, particularly concerning flood or landslide, may not be for the entire area.

Recent Nearby Earthquakes

Magnitude 3.0 and greater
DateTimeMagnitudeDistanceDepthLocationLink
8/19/192:25 PM4.415.9 km195,120 m5km WNW of San Jose, Costa Ricausgs.gov
2/1/198:13 PM4.333.8 km112,780 m16km SE of La Cruz, Costa Ricausgs.gov
6/19/187:41 AM4.533.5 km170,580 m13km SE of Upala, Costa Ricausgs.gov
7/2/167:16 PM5.130.7 km7,410 m8km SSE of Bijagua, Costa Ricausgs.gov
7/2/166:58 PM5.321.1 km8,420 m6km ENE of Fortuna, Costa Ricausgs.gov
5/14/1410:16 AM4.233.4 km66,540 m18km NW of Liberia, Costa Ricausgs.gov
12/10/139:28 AM4.833.8 km70,250 m13km NW of Liberia, Costa Ricausgs.gov
12/3/138:54 PM4.311.6 km190,160 m7km W of San Jose, Costa Ricausgs.gov
9/12/1211:43 AM4.526.9 km10,000 mCosta Ricausgs.gov
7/12/111:51 PM5.28.6 km10,000 mCosta Ricausgs.gov

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