Maps, pictures and statistics of Carreras, a beautiful small village of 148 inhabitants of the State of Durango

The town of Carreras belongs to the municipality of Tepehuanes (State of Durango). There are 148 inhabitants and it is 1,781 meters altitude. It is the most populated town in the position #7 of the whole municipality.

Last Update: 29.05.2024

Data: In Carreras, 38% of the population over 12 years is single and 0% of the households have Internet connection. More statistics at the bottom of this page.

To locate this beautiful town inside the municipality, you must know that Carreras is located at 4.5 kilometers (in direction Northeast) from the locality of Santa Catarina de Tepehuanes, which is the one that has more inhabitants inside the municipality. With our webpage and with our satelital map that you can find below, you can know where is and visit the surroundings of Carreras.

#1 Where is Carreras? How to go? Map

Location map of Carreras in Durango: Use the controls in the upper left area to zoom in (+) or out (-). This is a satellite photo centered in Carreras, which is marked with the following symbol Map marker


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#2 The population of Carreras (Durango) is 148 inhabitants

Population data in Carreras
YearFemale InhabitantsMale inhabitantsTotal population
Evolution of the population in Carreras: Total   Men   Women
Other demographic data in Carreras:
Fertility rate (children per woman):1.864.23
Population coming from outside the State of Durango:6.08%5.33%
Illiterate population:4.73%3.55%
Illiterate population (men):2.03%4.23%
Illiterate population (women):2.70%3.06%
Schooling level:7.035.34
Schooling level (men):6.895
Schooling level (women):7.145.58
Indigenous culture data in Carreras:
Percentage of indigenous population:0.00%0.00%
Percentage speaking an indigenous language:0.00%0.00%
Percentage who speak an indigenous language and do not speak Spanish:0.00%0.00%
Comparison of percentages of indigenous population in the town of Carreras, compared with its municipality, with the percentage in the State of Durango, and in the country as a whole.

Find out more interesting facts about all the towns in the Municipality of Tepehuanes (statistics, pictures, maps, restaurants...) at this link.

Unemployment, economy and housing data in Carreras:
Employed population over 12 years:37.16%24.26%
Employed population over 12 years (men):55.22%50.70%
Employed population over 12 years (women):22.22%5.10%
Number of inhabited private housings:60335
Homes with electricity:100.00%100.00%
Homes with piped water:98.33%91.07%
Homes with a toilet or sanitary facilities:93.33%96.43%
Homes with a radio:58.33%69.64%
Homes with a television:93.33%96.43%
Homes with a refrigerator:96.67%98.21%
Homes with a washing machine:80.00%83.93%
Homes with a car:65.00%60.71%
Households with personal computer, laptop or tablet:6.67%8.93%
Homes with landline telephone:60.00%73.21%
Homes with cell phones:55.00%10.71%
Homes with Internet:0.00%0.00%
Comparison of percentages of single persons in Carreras (over 12 years), comparing the same percentage with the municipality, with the State of Durango, and with the total for the country.

#3 Satellite photo of Carreras

With the satellite map of Carreras 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 Tepehuanes. You can search free satellite map (2024) of Carreras.

#4 Hotels and Accommodation near Carreras

Do you want to stay in Carreras? We don't have any hotel registered in this town, but you can check in this list of the closest accommodations to Carreras:

#5 What to do in Carreras

A weekend in Carreras and looking for tourist attractions? Tourism in Carreras and surroundings to find the best destinations.
Las mejores montes de Carreras para excursiones y actividades al aire libre:
  • Loma El Viento (1983 meters): 4.1 km walk (55 minutes), heading Southeast.
  • Cerro Palomas (1975 meters): 5.1 km walk (79 minutes), heading Southeast.
  • Loma El Arrastradero (1892 meters): 6.4 km walk (99 minutes), heading East.
  • Loma Larga (1857 meters): 7.7 km walk (110 minutes), heading East.
Other towns near Carreras:This information is based on geographical data. Distances may vary depending on terrain, driving style or walking conditions.

#6 Population pyramid of Carreras (Durango)

In Carreras 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 Carreras, 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 Carreras
Data of the age pyramid of the town Carreras (inhabitants year 2020)
Age rangeNumber of womenNumber of menTotal population
Infants (0-5 years)3912
Youth (6-14 years)8513
Adults (15-59 years)372764
Elderly (60+ years)332659

#7 Pictures of Carreras

Would you like to see what this town looks like and enjoy landscape pictures of Carreras? We have located on the Internet several beautiful images of places and locations nearby, so you can see the beauty of this Mexican town. Some are artistic pictures and others are simply panoramic pictures taken by amateurs and friends who simply like Carreras.

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#8 The Postal Code of Carreras (Durango) is 35616

Do you want to know the Postal Code of Carreras 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: 35616. The first two digits of the ZIP code of Carreras ("35") correspond to the State of Durango, 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.

#9 Vote for Carreras as the most beautiful town in Mexico

Do you like Carreras or don't you like it very much? Now you can vote for Carreras to let everyone know about it. Use these stars ("0" you don't like it much, "5" you like it a lot) to rate it with your opinion.

Average Rating: 4.8/5
(considering 8 votes)

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#12 Other towns in the Municipality of Tepehuanes

  1. Acapulco (8 inhabitants)
  2. Altamira (13 inhabitants)
  3. Ciénega de Escobar (151 inhabitants)
  4. Ciénega Verde (- inhabitants)
  5. El Bajío (- inhabitants)
  6. El Llano de Santa Rosa (5 inhabitants)
  7. El Saucillal (8 inhabitants)
  8. El Taiste (49 inhabitants)
  9. El Tarahumar (46 inhabitants)
  10. Encinos Largos (3 inhabitants)
  11. La Escondida (- inhabitants)
  12. La Soledad (15 inhabitants)
  13. Las Piedronas (5 inhabitants)
  14. Ojos Azules I (4 inhabitants)
  15. San Miguel de Lobos (92 inhabitants)