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Gobernador Piñero
Location of Gobernador Piñero shown in yellow.
Location of Gobernador Piñero shown in yellow.
Commonwealth  Puerto Rico
Municipality Flag of San Juan, Puerto Rico.svg San Juan
Area
 • Total 4.83 sq mi (12.5 km2)
 • Land 4.56 sq mi (11.8 km2)
 • Water 0.27 sq mi (0.7 km2)
Elevation
95 ft (29 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 44,006
 • Density 9,650.4/sq mi (3,726.0/km2)
  2010 census
Time zone UTC−4 (AST)

Gobernador Piñero is one of the 18 barrios of the municipality of San Juan, Puerto Rico. With a population in 2000 of 47,779 living in a land area of 4.44 square miles (11.5 km2), it is San Juan’s second most populated barrio after Santurce, and the fourth largest in land area.

This district is named after Jesús T. Piñero who was the first and only native Puerto Rican governor of the territory under the American colonial administration in 1946.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1980 51,091
1990 49,427 −3.3%
2000 47,779 −3.3%
2010 44,006 −7.9%
U.S. Decennial Census
1899 (shown as 1900) 1910-1930
1930-1950 1980-2000 2010

Gobernador Piñero is San Juan’s second most populated barrio after Santurce. It has a population density of 10,770.4 residents per square mile (4,158.47/km2).

Transportation

The area is served by the Martínez Nadal (bordering with the municipality of Guaynabo), Las Lomas, San Francisco and Centro Médico metro stations.

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