Puerto Rico Population, Area, and Density
The population of Puerto Rico is 3,548,397 people based on the U.S. Census Bureau's 2014 estimate. Puerto Rico is ranked number 30 out of 56 U.S. States and Territories in terms of highest population. This is 38.4% below the national average of 5,763,868 people.
The total area in Puerto Rico is 5,324.7 square miles. There state is 64.3% land and 35.7% water. The population density in Puerto Rico is 1,036.3 people per square mile (3rd out of 56).
Population Density CalculationPopulation Density = Total Population ÷ Total Land Area
Population Density = 3,548,397 people ÷ 3,424.0 sq mi
Population Density = 1,036.3 people per sq mile
|Population||3,548,397 (30th out of 56)||3,725,789 (29th out of 56)||3,808,610 (27th out of 56)|
|Difference||38.4% below avg||33.3% below avg||25.3% below avg|
|Total Area||5,324.7 mi2||13,791 km2||3,407,825 acres||(49th out of 56)|
|Land Area||3,424.0 mi2||8,868 km2||2,191,327 acres||(64.3%)|
|Water Area||1,901.2 mi2||4,924 km2||1,216,745 acres||(35.7%)|
|National Average||4,821.4 mi2||12,487 km2||3,085,666 acres|
|Density (people per sq mi)||1,036.3 (3rd out of 56)||1,088.1 (3rd out of 56)||1,112.3 (3rd out of 56)|
|Average (people per sq mi)||434.9||415.6||398.2|
|Difference||138.3% above avg||161.8% above avg||179.3% above avg|