San Juan

Life quality score

City ranking

Housing

7
118/265
Details
Large apartment$1200.00
Medium apartment$950.00
Rent index [score]0.74
Small apartment$710.00

Cost of Living

5
147/250
Details
5km taxi ride$9.10
A Cappuccino$3.60
A beer$2.50
A kilogram of Apples$4.00
Bread$1.70
Inflation [score]0.51
Lunch$13.00
Monthly fitness club membership$40.00
Monthly public transport$34.00
Movie ticket$8.30
Price of a meal at a restaurant$68.06

Startups

2
252/260
Details
Average monthly increase in number of startups [score]0.10
Coworking spaces [score]0.41
Coworking spaces on WorkFrom.co3
Meetups [score]0.13
Meetups groups13
Meetups members4036
Number of startup events in the last 12 months136
Number of upcoming meetup events1
Startup climate scene [score]0.09
Startup events33
Startup events [score]0.54
Startups [score]0.22
Total number of startups12

Venture Capital

1
223/227
Details
Venture capital [score]0.10

Travel Connectivity

1
228/265
Details
Airport hub49
Airport hub [score]0.28

Commute

1
247/251
Details
Traffic handling [score]0.46

Business Freedom

3
254/263
Details
Time to open a business5.50
Time to open a business [score]0.95

Safety

5
233/265
Details
Crime rate [score]0.13
Gun-related deaths per 100,000 residents per year16
Guns per 100 residents25
Lack of gun related deaths [score]0.58
Lack of guns [score]0.88
Lack of guns and gun-related deaths [score]0.73

Healthcare

4
244/264
Details
Healthcare expenditure [score]0.63
Healthcare quality [score]0.72

Education

N/A
Details

Environmental Quality

4
207/265
Details
Air quality [score]0.52
Cleanliness [score]0.39
Drinking water quality [score]0.54
Urban greenery [score]0.19

Economy

N/A
Details
Currency exchange rate per US dollar for urban area1.00
Currency for urban areaUSD

Taxation

4
152/265
Details
Effective company profit tax rate on payouts as dividends [score]0.21
Income tax level [score]0.67
Profit tax (% of profit)0.62
Time overhead to file company taxes218

Internet Access

5
157/265
Details
Download speed (Mbps)39.96
Internet access (download) [score]0.69
Internet access (upload) [score]0.35
Upload speed (Mbps)7.19

Leisure & Culture

7
77/264
Details
Art galleries108
Art galleries [score]0.43
Cinemas39
Cinemas [score]0.68
Comedy clubs13
Comedy clubs [score]0.67
Concert venues69
Concerts [score]0.44
Historical sites57
Historical sites [score]0.77
Museums50
Museums [score]0.61
Performing art venues90
Performing arts [score]0.48
Sport venues28
Sports [score]0.54
Zoos4
Zoos [score]0.36

Tolerance

4
253/265
Details
Tolerance towards minorities [score]0.72

Outdoors

5
91/265
Details
Elevation (hills or mountains) [score]0.22
Median peak in meters496.00
Presence of hills in city1.00
Presence of mountains in city1.00
Seaside access1.00
Urban area elevation (meters)5.00
Water access [score]0.83
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Costs of living

Costs of living in San Juan are in the 147th place of all 250 Teleport cities. Sign up for free to get access to our cost of living index and use our international  cost of living calculator to do cost comparison by city.

Housing costs (USD)

$520$890
$710
Median rent for
apartments in city center

Daily living costs (USD)

Monthly fitness club membership$40
Movie ticket$8
Broadband internet connection$54
Monthly public transport$34
Lunch$13
-29%
compared to
San Francisco
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Job salary calculator

Software Engineer salaries in San Juan are above average. For this job type, San Juan ranks 92nd for salaries among 265 cities. Get access to our salary comparison calculator by signing up. Compare salaries city by city with our free salary wizard and convert your own salary to a local salary in San Juan.

Estimated annual salary (in USD)

$52,970
Median salary
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Safety

Gun crimes & Ownership

24.97
Guns per 100 people
15.55
Gun deaths per 100k people / year
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Overall crime rate city ranking

The overall crime rate puts San Juan in position 256 of 264 Teleport Cities in a ranking for the safest cities.

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People in San Juan

Population of San Juan

581,800
2,174 /km²
60/264
Density (people per unit of area)
-3%
Growth in 2015-2020
San Juan

Demographics of Puerto Rico

Median age
40
Elderly people
18%
Life expectancy at birth
79
Unemployment
14%
240/263

Languages

Common spoken languages
Spanish

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Web Developer
13.33%
Teacher
6.67%
Marketing Manager
6.67%
Finance Manager
6.67%
Web Designer
6.67%
Sales Manager
6.67%
Retired
6.67%
Other
46.67%

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Climate

Average number of clear days per year

70

Climate type

Tropical Monsoon

Average daily maximum temperature

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On living in San Juan

San Juan is the capital of Puerto Rico, and at about 395,000 its largest city. It has one of the best harbors in the Caribbean. The city will celebrate its 5th Century in 2008 or 2021, depending if they count from the founding of Caparra or the act of moving the Caparra settlement to Puerto Rico isle (Old San Juan)

San Juan is the oldest city under the United States dominion. San Juan is in the north-east of Puerto Rico, and features distinctly century-old architecture, such as Spanish military forts built from the 1540s to 1800s, an active harbor, and a very active economic area in the Hato Rey district. San Juan has magnificent beaches, hotels, plazas, historic sites, museums, etc.

San Juan has a land area of about 76 square miles. The city's population is approximately 395,000.

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