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Postal Code 40503 - Heredia Province

Area of Postal Code 405031.522 km²
Population9,604
Male Population4,639 (48.3%)
Female Population4,965 (51.7%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015 +218.8%
Population change from 2000 to 2015 +35.4%
Median Age29.4 years
Male Median Age28.7 years
Female Median Age30 years
Local TimeFriday 8:41 PM
TimezoneCentral Standard Time
Coordinates10.006772453601782° / -84.10075540643001°
Related Postal Codes404034040540501405024050440505

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Postal Code 40503 Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Data1975199020002015
Population3,0135,0797,0929,604
Population Density1,979 / km²3,337 / km²4,659 / km²6,310 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

40503 Population change from 2000 to 2015

Increase of 35.4% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
Postal Code 40503+218.8%+89.1%+35.4%
Heredia+211.6%+86.7%+36.4%
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 40503 Median Age

Median Age: 29.4 years
LocationMedian AgeMedian Age (Female)Median Age (Male)
Postal Code 4050329.4 years30 years28.7 years
Heredia29.8 years30.6 years29 years
Costa Rica28.6 years29.2 years27.9 years
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Postal Code 40503 Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
AgeMaleFemaleTotal
Under 5364329694
5-9332345678
10-14401389791
15-19399438838
20-24485476962
25-29460501962
30-34429450880
35-39338350688
40-44317321639
45-49279339618
50-54260286547
55-59198246444
60-64147188335
65-6987111199
70-745566122
75-79345691
80-84294373
85 Plus233054
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Postal Code 40503 Population Density

Population Density: 6,310 / km²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
Postal Code 405039,6041.522 km²6,310 / km²
Heredia496,8872,663.1 km²186.6 / 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 40503 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.

Industries

Business Distribution by Industry
 Shopping: 15%
 Restaurants: 12.6%
 Automotive: 10.5%
 Education: 9.9%
 Food: 9.7%
 Medical: 6.4%
 Beauty & Spas: 5.9%
 Hotels & Travel: 5.1%
 Professional Services: 5.1%
 Other: 19.8%

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 40503 CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
Postal Code 4050330,322 t3.16 t19,922 t/km²
Heredia1,236,347 t2.49 t464.3 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 40503 CO2 Emissions

2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year)30,322 t
2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year) per capita3.16 t
2013 CO2 emissions intensity (tonnes/km²/year)19,922 t/km²

Natural Hazards Risk

Relative risk out of 10
LandslideHigh (7)
DroughtLow (1.5)
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
11/22/188:39 PM3.815.2 km10,000 m1km S of Salitral, Costa Ricausgs.gov
11/17/186:12 AM4.720.8 km18,860 m18km NNE of Angeles, Costa Ricausgs.gov
3/3/183:25 PM4.225.2 km88,670 m7km SE of Rio Segundo, Costa Ricausgs.gov
11/28/176:34 PM3.323.5 km13,040 m22km W of Guapiles, Costa Ricausgs.gov
9/27/176:41 PM3.424.4 km12,210 m8km N of Cot, Costa Ricausgs.gov
8/31/168:00 PM4.212.9 km78,550 m3km ENE of Sabanilla, Costa Ricausgs.gov
12/11/1512:56 PM3.33.3 km9,810 m1km SE of San Francisco, Costa Ricausgs.gov
10/31/158:10 AM4.621 km15,930 m19km NNE of Angeles, Costa Ricausgs.gov
5/25/157:50 PM4.822.5 km8,310 m5km NW of Cot, Costa Ricausgs.gov
3/31/152:09 AM4.610.1 km10,000 m3km WSW of Santo Domingo, Costa Ricausgs.gov

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Cities

Percentage of businesses by city in 40503
 Alajuela: 78.9%
 Heredia, Costa Rica: 15.8%
 San Rafael: 5.3%

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