Puerto Rico Puerto Rico State Facts

The Puerto Rico flag was adopted on December 22, 1895. The flag has been ranked the 6th best U.S. flag by a leading Vexillology Organization.

The Puerto Rico quarter was the 52nd quarter released overall. The quarter was released on March 30, 2009.

Recent estimates put Puerto Rico's population at around 3,548,000 people (30th out of 56).The population density is 1036.3 people per square mile (3rd out of 56).

Someone from Puerto Rico is known as a Puerto Rican. View our List of Adjectival and Demonyms for all the States.

Puerto Rico was the 0th state when it joined the United States on December 10, 1898. Prior to 1898, Puerto Rico was known as "One of Spain's two principal possessions in the Caribbean." Puerto Rico is a territory of the United States and not one of the 50 states.

Essential Puerto Rico Facts

  • PR
    Postal Code
    The Puerto Rico postal code is PR. This abbreviation has been used since the USPS first established official codes in October 1963.
  • State Flag
    The 3 main colors in the Puerto Rico flag are #ED0000, #FFFFFF, and #0050F0
  • State Quarter
    The Puerto Rico Quarter was released in March 03, 2009.
    Total Mintage: 0.14 billion.
    Engraver: Joseph F. Menna
  • Population and Area
    Population: 3,548,397 people
    Land Area: 3,424 square miles
    Population Density: 3,548,397 people per square mile

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