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General Information Location 13N Lat,144E Long Geography Total land area Approx 209 sq mi/541.3 sq km Length/width 30 mi(48.3km)/4-12 mi(6.4-19.3km) Shoreline length 116.5 mi/187.5 km Coral reef length 80 mi/128.7 km parklands 1,927.6 acres/780.1 hectares Climate Avg day/night time temperature 85F/65-75F Coolest/warmest months Jan-Feb(83.4F)/Jun(86.9F) Wettest months Jul-Oct(13.1 in. rain fall) Humidity Average between 72% and 86% Annual rainfall 80 to 110 inches Official languages Chamorro and English Growth % Rate Est. Population Unit 1990 Total population No. 140,635 - 156,302 Resident population No. 133,152 2.31 145,881 Military total pop No. 24,101 - 15,950 Dependents No. 12,149 - 8,034 Pop. density Sq.mi. 637.1 - 698.0 Natural Increase Per 1000 pop. Rate. 24.73 - 26.04 Males per 100 females Ratio. 114.0 - 116.0 Households No. 31,373 2.36 34,448 Persons per household No. 3.97 - 3.93 Families No. 27,313 2.29 29,902 persons per family No. 4.26 - 4.21 Married couple families No. 21,342 1.45 22,611 Female householder families No. 3,824 4.70 4,596 Median age Yr. 25.0 1.19 26.2 Age Distribution of Persons 15 yrs old & under Pct. 30.0 0.78 28.2 16-64 yrs old Pct. 66.1 2.91 67.6 65 yrs old & over Pct. 3.9 5.77 4.5 Dependency (young & old) Per 100 persons Ratio. 51.4 - 48.2 Women 15-44 yrs old No. 31,649 1.96 34,748 Women in labor force Pct. 59.5 4.79 64.2 Physicians per 1000 total pop Rate. 1.23 - 1.27 Hospital beds Per 1000 total pop Rate. 1.08 - 1.23 Ethnic Composition Chamorro Pct. 43.3 1.88 42.6 Filipino Pct. 22.6 2.96 23.1 Caucasian Pct. 14.4 n/a n/a Micronesian Pct. 4.9 11.3 6.9 Educational Attainment (25 yrs old & over) H/S grads & higher Pct. 73.3 2.84 71.2 College grads Pct. 17.5 3.54 17.4 Eligible voters, total No. 68,960 - 78,442 Registered voters No. 45,168 - 50,365 Percent of eligibles Pct. 65.5 - 64.2 Voter turnout Pct. 86.5 - 89.3 Housing Total housing units No. 35,223 2.23 38,473 Occupied units No. 31,373 2.36 34,448 Owner-occupied Pct. 45.6 2.24 45.4 Renter-occupied Pct. 54.4 2.47 54.6 Vacant units for rents No. 1,473 0.90 1,527 Vital Statistics Unit 1990 1993 1994 Births,live No. 3,850 4,409 4,427 Per 1000 pop Rate. 28.9 30.9 30.3 Males per 100 fems Ratio. 106.8 111.3 107.0 Gross reproduction Rate. 1.87 1.70 1.71 Total fertility Rate. 3.35 3.61 3.56 Illegitimacy per 1000 Rate. 106.2 122.2 124.8 Deaths No. 557 576 628 Per 100 pop Rate. 4.2 4.0 4.3 infant/1000 births Rate. 8.6 8.4 9.5 Leading Causes of Death Diseases of heart Pct. 21.7 22.4 n/a Malignancies Pct. 14.9 14.4 n/a Accidents Pct. 11.5 10.9 n/a Marriages No. 1,433 1,599 1,592 Per 1000 pop Rate. 10.8 11.2 10.9 Median age, male Yr. 24.9 25.4 24.7 Female Yr. 23.8 24.7 25.1 Divorces No. 920 866 899 Per 1000 pop Rate. 6.9 6.1 6.2 Social Welfare Unit 1990 1993 1994 Public Assistance Recipients No. 5,335 7,388 9,324 AFDC Pct. 78.6 76.2 76.0 Annual costs $Thous. 8,966 13,825 17,796 Food Stamps Household No. 3,370 4,160 5,011 Persons, total No. 11,268 13,049 15,544 Annual costs $thous. 14,542 18,356 22,379 Education Unit SY 89-90 93-94 94-95 School, total(K-12) No. 32,329 37,527 38,657 Public school No. 26,966 31,122 32,270 Kinder-grade 5 Pct. 48.7 51.4 51.5 Grades 6-8 Pct. 20.8 21.4 22.0 Grades 9-12 Pct. 30.5 27.2 26.5 Private School No. 5,363 6,405 6,387 Kinder-grade 5 Pct. 56.6 48.9 49.9 Grades 6-8 Pct. 25.4 27.1 25.6 Grades 9-12 Pct. 18.0 23.9 24.5 Military Students No. 3,160 3,564 3,010 High school grads No. 1,288 1,566 1,620 Public Pct. 84.1 80.1 78.8 Cost per pupil Dol. 4,104 6,137 5,920 Teacher/pupil Ratio. 16.3 18.8 18.62 Guam Comm College No. 3,905 4,812 5,529 Adult/Postsecondary Pct. 55.4 46.1 46.5 University of Guam No. 2,385 3,674 3,842 Undergrads Pct. 86.2 91.2 n/a Labor Force Unit 1990 1993 1994 Civilian Labor Force No. 40,560 47,350 46,970 Participation rate Pct. 66.0 68.5 67.2 Males per 100 fems Ratio. 150.8 128.2 135.4 Total employed No. 39,800 45,200 43,800 Adult women Pct. 37.9 42.2 40.9 Adult men Pct. 56.9 53.9 55.6 Teenagers Pct. 5.2 3.9 3.5 Full-time workers Pct. 93.0 92.9 92.9 Unemployment rate Pct. 1.9 4.5 6.7 Employment Unit 1990 1993 1994 Establishments, total No. 2,224 2,741 n/a Private sector, No. of employees Less than 5 Pct. 38.7 39.6 n/a 5 to 49 Pct. 50.9 49.8 n/a 50 and over Pct. 6.4 7.2 n/a Payroll employment No. 56,129 68,464 65,800 Males per 100 fems Ratio. 146.5 142.5 n/a U.S. Citizens Pct. 75.3 72.6 n/a Perm resident aliens Pct. 14.5 14.6 n/a Non-immigrant aliens Pct. 7.2 8.4 n/a Private sector No. 37,852 46,791 44,460 Trade(Whsle & Rtl) Pct. 20.1 21.1 20.2 Services(Ldge/Food) Pct. 18.0 19.4 19.5 Construction Pct. 15.3 14.6 13.2 Public sector No. 18,277 21,673 21,340 Gov't of Guam Pct. 61.7 64.3 64.9 Federal Gov't Pct. 38.3 35.7 35.1 Average hourly earnings Private sector Dol. 7.60 8.95 8.95 GovGuam Dol. 13.79 16.24 16.06 Law Enforcement Unit 1990 1993 1994 Registered vehicles No. 100,796 115,030 n/a Driver's lic. issued No. 32,445 40,095 n/a Traffic accidents No. 9,181 8,250 9,190 Fatalities No. 34 39 12 Alcohol related No. 357 305 456 DUI arrests No. 896 914 933 Citations issued No. 65,273 37,796 28,510 Daily avg No. 179 101 78 Total UCR offenses No. 5,000 5,788 7,909 Violent crimes No. 378 400 474 Alcohol/Drug related Pct. 68.2 72.3 78.1 Per 1000 pop Rate. 2.84 2.81 3.25 Property crimes No. 4,622 5,388 7,435 Alcohol/Drug related Pct. 31.1 35.4 45.7 Per 1000 pop Rate. 34.71 37.79 50.97 Officers per 1000 pop Rate. 2.5 2.6 2.3 Finance, Business and Trade Bank deposits, total $Mil. 1,277 1,378 1,335 Time & Savings Pct. 60.5 59.4 59.4 Bank loans, total $Mil. 1,271 2,358 2,369 Commercial loans Pct. 50.0 50.0 50.3 Construction, value $Mil. 492.0 431.1 614.3 Building permits No. 2,626 3,244 2,397 Average value $Thous. 187.4 132.9 256.3 Gross bus. recpts $Thous. 4,109.4 4,728.2 n/a License revenues $Thous. 619.6 841.4 575.2 License issued No. 15,756 22,992 18,361 Surface cargo Mil Rev Tons 1,532.5 1,305.2 1,896.4 Imports Pct. 70.4 74.0 62.4 Exports Pct. 11.5 10.2 11.2 Transhipmt Pct. 18.1 15.8 26.4 Air cargo Metric Tons 44,449 42,774 48,415 Cargo Pct. 86.3 81.2 84.6 Mail Pct. 13.7 18.8 15.4 Tourism Unit 1990 1993 1994 Visitor/Tourists Thous. 780.4 784.0 1,086.7 Arrivals, air Thous. 769.9 775.1 1,076.4 Arrovals, sea No. 10,528 8,903 10,283 Japan visitors Pct. 82.8 70.9 71.8 Hotel rooms available No. 4,955 6,616 6,873 Hotel occupancy taxes $Mil. 14.3 14.6 13.7 Hotel occupancy rate Pct. 89.0 58.0 71.1 Golf courses No. 5 8 7 Transportation Unit 1990 1993 1994 Air passengers Thous. 1,936 2,365 2,150 Arrivals Thous. 943 1,178 1,073 Departures Thous. 993 1,187 1,077 Transit passengers Thous. 227 316 258 Acft takeoff & landings No. 20,592 33,522 33,182 Port ship callings No. 3,073 2,511 2,873 Airline flights No. 163 196 233 Revenue pax seats No. 35,657 44,257 48,535 GIP/PI Unit 1990 1993 1994 Gross Island Product $Mil. 2,312 2,917 3,003 Personal Income $Mil. 1,680 2,247 2,325 Income Unit 1990 1993 1994 Household & Per Capita Incomes Per capita Dol. 9,885 10,834 n/a Mean income earners Dol. 18,452 13,097 n/a Mean household income Dol. 36,772 44,369 n/a Avg earners/household No. 1.99 1.88 n/a Adjusted Gross Income AGI per capita Dol. 11,151 n/a n/a AGI per income filer No. 25,547 n/a n/a Exemptions per filer No. 2.3 n/a n/a Federal Government Expenditure, total $Mil. 625.0 953.0 n/a Wages & salaries $Mil. 357.0 472.0 n/a Procurement $Mil. 69.0 166.0 n/a Direct payments $Mil. 80.0 137.0 n/a Federal grants $Mil. 116.0 161.0 n/a Other programs $Mil. 3.0 17.0 n/a Local Government Unit 1990 1993 1994 Land Management Land, total Thous. acres 135.7 135.7 135.7 Private Pct. 48.51 48.51 48.51 Local gov't Pct. 18.69 18.75 18.75 Federal gov't Pct. 32.80 32.74 32.74 Land & Building Parcels No. 43,812 n/a 47,976 Aggregate value $Bil. 3.66 4.26 4.92 GovGuam Retirement Fund Active members No. 10,764 12,797 13,170 Pensioners No. 3,038 3,794 4,152 Guam Airport Authority(GAA) Revenues $Mil. 17.6 19.9 23.9 Capital & Liability $Mil. 83.8 323.1 333.6 Port Authority Guam(PAG) Revenues $Mil. 14.8 24.9 26.0 Capital & Liability $Mil. 60.1 59.1 60.5 Owned-Utilities Guam Power Authority(GPA) Revenues $Mil. 68.5 133.5 144.9 Customers No. 32,353 37,532 38,004 KWH sales $Mil. 761.3 1,433.7 1,578.4 Island Power system MW's 284 367 407 Capital & Liability $Mil. 172.0 336.3 445.5 Guam Telephone Authority(GTA) Revenues $Mil. 27.6 39.2 38.3 Customers No. 38,029 59,554 62,296 Capital & Liability $Mil. 96.0 176.7 176.7 Public Utility Agency of Guam(PUAG) Water: Revenues $Mil. 7.1 8.8 9.1 Customers No. 27,917 32,401 32,962 Consumption MGD. 15.9 18.9 19.5 Sewage: Revenues $Mil. 3.1 4.2 4.3 Customers No. 17,602 18,834 17,670 Discharges MGD. 10.4 12.8 12.8 Capital & Liability $Mil. 102.0 155.2 166.3 Revenues and Expenditures Revenues, total $Mil. 547.4 707.6 679.5 Taxes $Mil. 413.0 496.0 471.1 Income tax $Mil. 261.6 303.8 277.9 Section 30 $Mil. 42.0 81.2 54.9 Gross Receipts $Mil. 110.2 147.7 151.2 Real Property $Mil. 7.8 9.0 0.0 Other taxes $Mil. 7.6 6.2 5.9 License fee & permits $Mil. 10.0 11.2 11.6 UMP $Mil. 17.1 10.2 20.3 Federal contributers $Mil. 93.9 180.3 164.7 Other revenues $Mil. 13.4 9.9 11.8 Expenditures, total $Mil. 363.1 593.0 621.6 Gen Government $Mil. 56.4 66.6 61.6 PLP $Mil. 54.6 84.7 80.3 Public health $Mil. 27.4 25.5 29.4 Community services $Mil. 25.7 22.6 21.5 Recreation $Mil. 5.4 7.1 7.3 ICR $Mil. 11.4 19.4 19.3 Transportation $Mil. 15.8 12.9 8.7 Education $Mil. 125.7 209.7 194.5 Environment protect $Mil. 5.9 10.7 8.6 Economic development $Mil. 12.4 13.2 15.1 Transfer to pers $Mil. 0.08 52.6 67.4 Capital project $Mil. 17.7 48.5 75.8 Interests $Mil. 3.5 8.9 10.5 Principal $Mil. 1.0 10.7 21.6 Data Origin: Bureau of Planning 1996 Government of Guam