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Postal Code 21306 - Alajuela Province

Area of Postal Code 21306217.3 km²
Population3,575
Male Population1,861 (52%)
Female Population1,714 (48%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015 +165%
Population change from 2000 to 2015 +25%
Median Age21.7 years
Male Median Age21.2 years
Female Median Age22.3 years
Local TimeSunday 5:25 AM
TimezoneCentral Standard Time
Coordinates10.94532742944626° / -85.3577136519631°
Related Postal Codes213012130221303213042130521307

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Postal Code 21306 Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Data1975199020002015
Population1,3492,1772,8603,575
Population Density6.21 / km²10.0 / km²13.2 / km²16.5 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

21306 Population change from 2000 to 2015

Increase of 25% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
Postal Code 21306+165%+64.2%+25%
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 21306 Median Age

Median Age: 21.7 years
LocationMedian AgeMedian Age (Female)Median Age (Male)
Postal Code 2130621.7 years22.3 years21.2 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 21306 Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
AgeMaleFemaleTotal
Under 5186172359
5-9195166362
10-14265243509
15-19245203448
20-24159158318
25-29103124227
30-34116153269
35-39130100231
40-447183154
45-498583168
50-547564139
55-595050101
60-64593493
65-69452671
70-74262955
75-79231640
80-8422730
85 Plus7411
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Postal Code 21306 Population Density

Population Density: 16.5 / km²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
Postal Code 213063,575217.3 km²16.5 / 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 21306 Historical and Projected Population

Estimated Population from 1700 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 21306 CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
Postal Code 213068,371 t2.34 t38.5 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 21306 CO2 Emissions

2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year)8,371 t
2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year) per capita2.34 t
2013 CO2 emissions intensity (tonnes/km²/year)38.5 t/km²

Natural Hazards Risk

Relative risk out of 10
LandslideHigh (9)
DroughtHigh (9)
FloodHigh (7)
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 PM4.420 km195,120 m5km WNW of San Jose, Costa Ricausgs.gov
7/7/195:09 PM5.232.1 km60,710 m25km S of La Cruz, Costa Ricausgs.gov
2/1/198:13 PM4.318.7 km112,780 m16km SE of La Cruz, Costa Ricausgs.gov
5/14/1410:16 AM4.227.2 km66,540 m18km NW of Liberia, Costa Ricausgs.gov
12/10/139:28 AM4.830.2 km70,250 m13km NW of Liberia, Costa Ricausgs.gov
12/3/138:54 PM4.316.6 km190,160 m7km W of San Jose, Costa Ricausgs.gov
7/12/111:51 PM5.225.1 km10,000 mCosta Ricausgs.gov
7/12/111:17 PM5.328.1 km10,000 mCosta Ricausgs.gov
9/5/107:49 PM4.98.7 km161,800 mNicaraguausgs.gov
4/20/095:11 PM4.330.7 km47,200 mNicaraguausgs.gov

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