Barrio Alto (Tenejapa, Chiapas)

Maps, photos and statistics of Barrio Alto, a beautiful medium-sized town of 367 inhabitants of the State of Chiapas

The town of Barrio Alto is located in the Municipality of Tenejapa (in the State of Chiapas). There are 367 inhabitants. Of all the towns in the municipality, it occupies the number #36 in terms of number of inhabitants. Barrio Alto is at 1,728 meters of altitude.

Data: In Barrio Alto, 8% of the inhabitants are catholic and 0% of the dwellings are equipped with a washing machine. At the bottom of this page you will find more information.

The town of Barrio Alto is located at 5.4 kilometers from Kotolte, which is the most populated locality in the municipality, in the Southesast direction. In addition, it is located at 1.8 kilometers from Tenejapa, which is the capital of the municipality, in the Northwest direction. If you browse our webpage, you will also find a map with the location of Barrio Alto.

Where is Barrio Alto? How to get there? Map

How to get to the town of Barrio Alto in Chiapas? Using this map, use the controls to zoom in and out on the village and others in the vicinity to see the direct route, and to be able to plan, for example, hiking activities in Barrio Alto.


Enjoy spending hours looking at satellite images to find your home or remembering places in a village? We have obtained an updated satellite photo of Barrio Alto and at this link you will navigate through its streets.

The population of Barrio Alto (Chiapas) is 367 inhabitants

Population data in Barrio Alto (Tenejapa, Chiapas)
YearFemale InhabitantsMale inhabitantsTotal population
2020205162367
2010178191369
2005146134280
Evolution of the population in Barrio Alto: Total   Men   Women
Other demographic data in Barrio Alto:
20202010
Fertility rate (children per woman):2.556.28
Population coming from outside the State of Chiapas:0.00%0.00%
Illiterate population:13.08%12.47%
Illiterate population (men):4.09%6.28%
Illiterate population (women):8.99%19.10%
Schooling level:5.234.36
Schooling level (men):5.955.11
Schooling level (women):4.693.57
Indigenous culture data in Barrio Alto:
20202010
Percentage of indigenous population:100.00%100.00%
Percentage speaking an indigenous language:80.65%81.84%
Percentage who speak an indigenous language and do not speak Spanish:51.23%51.49%
Comparison of percentages of indigenous population in the town of Barrio Alto, compared with its municipality, with the percentage in the State of Chiapas, and in the country as a whole.

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Unemployment, economy and dwelling data in Barrio Alto:
20202010
Employed population over 12 years:31.34%25.75%
Employed population over 12 years (men):35.80%49.74%
Employed population over 12 years (women):27.80%0.00%
Number of inhabited private dwellings:6455
Homes with electricity:98.44%98.15%
Housing with piped water:100.00%81.48%
Dwellings with toilet or sanitary facilities:67.19%100.00%
Dwellings with radio:64.06%44.44%
Housing with television:37.50%37.04%
Housing with refrigerator:9.38%1.85%
Housing with washing machine:0.00%0.00%
Housing with automobile:9.38%5.56%
Households with personal computer, laptop or tablet:1.56%0.00%
Homes with landline telephone:23.44%0.00%
Dwellings with cellular phones:37.50%1.85%
Homes with Internet:4.69%0.00%
Comparison of percentages of single persons in Barrio Alto (over 12 years), comparing the same percentage with the municipality, with the State of Chiapas, and with the total for the country.

Satellite photo of Barrio Alto

With the satellite map of Barrio Alto will I be able to look for my location? Yes, access the map, zoom in and see the surroundings of this town and the municipality of Tenejapa. Get free live access to satellite views of 2023 of Barrio Alto.


Population pyramid of Barrio Alto (Chiapas)

In Barrio Alto there is a very characteristic age structure of the population, which you can see in the following population pyramid, with data from 2005. After analyzing the demographic data of Barrio Alto, separated by men and women, and also by age groups, we can analyze what the future of the population in this town will be like.

Population pyramid of Barrio Alto
Data of the age pyramid of the town Barrio Alto (inhabitants year 2020)
Age rangeNumber of womenNumber of menTotal population
Infants (0-5 years)403474
Youth (6-14 years)474087
Adults (15-59 years)10581186
Elderly (60+ years)13720

Photos of Barrio Alto

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