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Postal Code 51001 - La Cruz, Guanacaste Province

Primary CityLa Cruz
Area of Postal Code 51001345.7 km²
Population10,305
Male Population4,902 (47.6%)
Female Population5,403 (52.4%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015 +179.6%
Population change from 2000 to 2015 +27.6%
Median Age25.3 years
Male Median Age25 years
Female Median Age25.5 years
Local TimeSunday 1:53 PM
TimezoneCentral Standard Time
Coordinates11.07023123897995° / -85.62092469225333°
Related Postal Codes509015100251003510045110151102

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Postal Code 51001 Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Data1975199020002015
Population3,6866,0588,07910,305
Population Density10.7 / km²17.5 / km²23.4 / km²29.8 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

51001 Population change from 2000 to 2015

Increase of 27.6% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
Postal Code 51001+179.6%+70.1%+27.6%
Guanacaste+226%+92.3%+38.8%
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 51001 Median Age

Median Age: 25.3 years
LocationMedian AgeMedian Age (Female)Median Age (Male)
Postal Code 5100125.3 years25.5 years25 years
Guanacaste28.1 years28.5 years27.7 years
Costa Rica28.6 years29.2 years27.9 years
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Postal Code 51001 Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
AgeMaleFemaleTotal
Under 55355321,068
5-9484476960
10-145245561,081
15-194965961,093
20-24412498910
25-29398453852
30-34381451833
35-39341412753
40-44286317604
45-49266254521
50-54204212416
55-59177193370
60-64125154280
65-6989103192
70-746376139
75-79415798
80-84403071
85 Plus403373
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Postal Code 51001 Population Density

Population Density: 29.8 / km²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
Postal Code 5100110,305345.7 km²29.8 / km²
Guanacaste376,28010,177.8 km²37.0 / 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 51001 Historical and Projected Population

Estimated Population from 1870 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
 Hotels & Travel: 19.3%
 Restaurants: 18.7%
 Shopping: 11.8%
 Food: 8.6%
 Education: 6.6%
 Sports & Activities: 6.4%
 Other: 28.6%

Business distribution by price for Postal Code 51001

 Moderate: 62.5%
 Inexpensive: 25%
 Expensive: 12.5%

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 51001 CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
Postal Code 5100121,497 t2.09 t62.2 t/km²
Guanacaste960,098 t2.55 t94.3 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 51001 CO2 Emissions

2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year)21,497 t
2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year) per capita2.09 t
2013 CO2 emissions intensity (tonnes/km²/year)62.2 t/km²

Natural Hazards Risk

Relative risk out of 10
LandslideHigh (8)
DroughtHigh (9)
FloodHigh (7)
EarthquakeHigh (8.4)
* Risk, particularly concerning flood or landslide, may not be for the entire area.

Recent Nearby Earthquakes

Magnitude 3.0 and greater
DateTimeMagnitudeDistanceDepthLocationLink
2/1/198:13 PM4.315.8 km112,780 m16km SE of La Cruz, Costa Ricausgs.gov
1/17/194:07 PM4.220.5 km175,870 m14km WNW of Cardenas, Nicaraguausgs.gov
9/8/166:35 AM4.518.2 km84,770 m15km SE of San Juan del Sur, Nicaraguausgs.gov
7/6/157:17 AM4.724 km160,690 m17km NW of Cardenas, Nicaraguausgs.gov
12/13/134:47 AM4.219.6 km73,960 m18km W of La Cruz, Costa Ricausgs.gov
9/22/122:57 AM4.222 km89,500 mNicaraguausgs.gov
3/30/114:21 AM4.313.3 km110,100 mNicaraguausgs.gov
6/14/0910:16 PM4.511.1 km35,000 mCosta Ricausgs.gov
4/20/095:11 PM4.32.3 km47,200 mNicaraguausgs.gov
4/28/085:03 PM4.420.3 km180,400 mNicaraguausgs.gov

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