Candelaria (José María Morelos, Quintana Roo)

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The town of Candelaria is located in the Municipality of José María Morelos (in the State of Quintana Roo). There are 1,057 inhabitants. Of all the towns in the municipality, it occupies the number #9 in terms of number of inhabitants. Candelaria is at 49 meters of altitude.

Data: In Candelaria, 58% of the inhabitants are catholic and 77% of the dwellings are equipped with a washing machine. At the bottom of this page you will find more information.

The town of Candelaria is located at 270.9 kilometers from José María Morelos, which is the most populated locality in the municipality, in the Northwest direction. In addition, it is located at 25.8 kilometers from Adolfo de la Huerta, which is the capital of the municipality, in the West direction. If you browse our webpage, you will also find a map with the location of Candelaria.

Where is Candelaria? How to get there? Map

Online map of Candelaria (Quintana Roo) to be able to get to and make trips around this town. With the zoom controls you can zoom in (+) or out (-) to locate the village.


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The population of Candelaria (Quintana Roo) is 1,057 inhabitants

Population data in Candelaria (José María Morelos, Quintana Roo)
YearFemale InhabitantsMale inhabitantsTotal population
20205135441057
2010460503963
2005391427818
Evolution of the population in Candelaria: Total   Men   Women
Other demographic data in Candelaria:
20202010
Fertility rate (children per woman):2.867.36
Population coming from outside the State of Quintana Roo:24.98%30.53%
Illiterate population:7.00%9.45%
Illiterate population (men):3.03%7.36%
Illiterate population (women):3.97%11.74%
Schooling level:7.246.12
Schooling level (men):7.346.22
Schooling level (women):7.136.03
Indigenous culture data in Candelaria:
20202010
Percentage of indigenous population:85.81%95.53%
Percentage speaking an indigenous language:42.38%53.17%
Percentage who speak an indigenous language and do not speak Spanish:1.42%1.14%
Comparison of percentages of indigenous population in the town of Candelaria, compared with its municipality, with the percentage in the State of Quintana Roo, and in the country as a whole.

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Unemployment, economy and dwelling data in Candelaria:
20202010
Employed population over 12 years:51.66%30.63%
Employed population over 12 years (men):64.89%53.48%
Employed population over 12 years (women):37.62%5.65%
Number of inhabited private dwellings:284277
Homes with electricity:98.24%99.14%
Housing with piped water:95.42%94.85%
Dwellings with toilet or sanitary facilities:91.20%89.27%
Dwellings with radio:52.82%64.38%
Housing with television:83.45%90.13%
Housing with refrigerator:60.92%54.08%
Housing with washing machine:77.46%66.52%
Housing with automobile:28.87%21.89%
Households with personal computer, laptop or tablet:8.10%2.15%
Homes with landline telephone:15.14%20.17%
Dwellings with cellular phones:56.34%6.44%
Homes with Internet:28.17%0.00%
Comparison of percentages of single persons in Candelaria (over 12 years), comparing the same percentage with the municipality, with the State of Quintana Roo, and with the total for the country.

Satellite photo of Candelaria

Amazing satellite GPS maps of Candelaria, to see from space this beautiful village, as well as the surroundings of the municipality of José María Morelos. You can search free satellite map (2022) of Candelaria.


Population pyramid of Candelaria (Quintana Roo)

We have compiled data on number of inhabitants of Candelaria by age and sex, to show you the following population pyramid of the town, from the year 2005. You can check how the percentages of children and adults are distributed, in addition to women and men. With this data you can analyze the demographic structure, and know if in Candelaria there is a generational replacement.

Population pyramid of Candelaria
Data of the age pyramid of the town Candelaria (inhabitants year 2020)
Age rangeNumber of womenNumber of menTotal population
Infants (0-5 years)7366139
Youth (6-14 years)102107209
Adults (15-59 years)293312605
Elderly (60+ years)4559104

Photos of Candelaria

In order for you to enjoy nature around Candelaria, we have compiled a collection of sightseeing and monument photographs of the town and its surroundings. Access a completely free online image gallery of Candelaria, so you can even use it as a wallpaper to always remember this beautiful town.

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The Postal Code of Candelaria (Quintana Roo) is 77898

Do you want to know the Postal Code of Candelaria so that you can send postal packages and letters with complete confidence that they will arrive at their destination? Write down the following 5 digits: 77898. The first two digits of the ZIP code of Candelaria ("77") correspond to the State of Quintana Roo, and the last three identify the town itself. As a curiosity, there may be several locations in the same State with the same Post Code.

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  2. El Martirio (82 inhabitants)
  3. El Triunfo (148 inhabitants)
  4. José María Morelos (13332 inhabitants)
  5. Kankabchén (- inhabitants)
  6. La Herradura (- inhabitants)
  7. Nuevo San Marcos (208 inhabitants)
  8. Ocho Venado (2 inhabitants)
  9. Piedras Negras (118 inhabitants)
  10. San Isidro (- inhabitants)
  11. San Juan (1 inhabitants)
  12. San Lorenzo (- inhabitants)
  13. San Luis (- inhabitants)
  14. Tres Palmas (- inhabitants)
  15. Villa de Guadalupe (3 inhabitants)