Achiote is a barrio in the municipality of Naranjito, Puerto Rico. Its population in 2010 was 3,919.
Puerto Rico was ceded by Spain in the aftermath of the Spanish–American War under the terms of the Treaty of Paris of 1898 and became an unincorporated territory of the United States. In 1899, the United States conducted its first census of Puerto Rico in 1899 finding that the population of Achiote barrio was 1,094.
Barrios (which are roughly comparable to minor civil divisions) in turn are further subdivided into smaller local populated place areas/units called sectores (sectors in English). The types of sectores may vary, from normally sector to urbanización to reparto to barriada to residencial, among others.The following sectors are in Achiote barrio:Achiote Centro, Barriada La Aldea, Barriada La Colina, Camino Chago Vázquez, Camino Chilo Padilla, Comunidad Blas Vázquez, Comunidad Los Báez, Comunidad Neco Ortega, Comunidad Oscar Padilla, Comunidad Telésforo Torres, El Cuco, Fondo del Saco, Higuillales, La Galvana, Los Café, Los Nieves, Maravilla (Chícharo), Residencial Candelario Torres, Sector Achiote Adentro, Sector Desvío, Sector El Cementerio, Sector El Llano, Sector El Peñón, Sector Felipe Velásquez, Sector La Cantera, Sector La Cuesta de Cundo, Sector La Loma, Sector La Palma, Sector Los Chévere, Sector Monchito Martínez, Sector Tanita Morales, Sector Toñito Padilla, and Urbanización Jardines de Naranjito.