Cerro Gordo (Santa María Tonameca, Oaxaca)

Maps, photos and statistics of Cerro Gordo, a beautiful large village of 563 inhabitants of the State of Oaxaca

The town of Cerro Gordo is located in the Municipality of Santa María Tonameca (in the State of Oaxaca). There are 563 inhabitants. Of all the towns in the municipality, it occupies the number #12 in terms of number of inhabitants. Cerro Gordo is at 142 meters of altitude.

Data: In Cerro Gordo, 17% of individuals have completed secondary education and 2% of households have a personal computer, laptop or tablet. More interesting data at the bottom of this page.

The town of Cerro Gordo is located at 7.2 kilometers from San Francisco Cozoaltepec, which is the most populated locality in the municipality, in the Southwest direction. In addition, it is located at 13.9 kilometers from Santa María Tonameca, which is the capital of the municipality, in the East direction. If you browse our webpage, you will also find a map with the location of Cerro Gordo.

Where is Cerro Gordo? How to get there? Map

Map to know how to get to Cerro Gordo (Oaxaca) by road and with geographical references of the surrounding towns. With the controls you can zoom in and out to the position of Cerro Gordo, which has the following symbol Map marker

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The population of Cerro Gordo (Oaxaca) is 563 inhabitants

Population data in Cerro Gordo (Santa María Tonameca, Oaxaca)
YearFemale InhabitantsMale inhabitantsTotal population
Evolution of the population in Cerro Gordo: Total   Men   Women
Other demographic data in Cerro Gordo:
Fertility rate (children per woman):39.35
Population coming from outside the State of Oaxaca:0.89%0.43%
Illiterate population:8.70%12.85%
Illiterate population (men):3.37%9.35%
Illiterate population (women):5.33%15.81%
Schooling level:6.685.67
Schooling level (men):6.885.89
Schooling level (women):6.525.49
Indigenous culture data in Cerro Gordo:
Percentage of indigenous population:59.15%63.60%
Percentage speaking an indigenous language:24.51%19.91%
Percentage who speak an indigenous language and do not speak Spanish:0.71%0.64%
Comparison of percentages of indigenous population in the town of Cerro Gordo, compared with its municipality, with the percentage in the State of Oaxaca, and in the country as a whole.

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Unemployment, economy and dwelling data in Cerro Gordo:
Employed population over 12 years:42.63%18.42%
Employed population over 12 years (men):57.74%28.97%
Employed population over 12 years (women):29.19%9.49%
Number of inhabited private dwellings:146113
Homes with electricity:97.26%97.12%
Housing with piped water:45.89%0.00%
Dwellings with toilet or sanitary facilities:64.38%86.54%
Dwellings with radio:63.70%75.96%
Housing with television:52.05%68.27%
Housing with refrigerator:70.55%62.50%
Housing with washing machine:13.01%1.92%
Housing with automobile:14.38%9.62%
Households with personal computer, laptop or tablet:2.05%3.85%
Homes with landline telephone:5.48%8.65%
Dwellings with cellular phones:47.26%22.12%
Homes with Internet:4.11%0.00%
Comparison of percentages of single persons in Cerro Gordo (over 12 years), comparing the same percentage with the municipality, with the State of Oaxaca, and with the total for the country.

Satellite photo of Cerro Gordo

Amazing satellite GPS maps of Cerro Gordo, to see from space this beautiful village, as well as the surroundings of the municipality of Santa María Tonameca. You can search free satellite map (2023) of Cerro Gordo.

Population pyramid of Cerro Gordo (Oaxaca)

We have compiled data on number of inhabitants of Cerro Gordo 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 Cerro Gordo there is a generational replacement.

Population pyramid of Cerro Gordo
Data of the age pyramid of the town Cerro Gordo (inhabitants year 2020)
Age rangeNumber of womenNumber of menTotal population
Infants (0-5 years)352560
Youth (6-14 years)5057107
Adults (15-59 years)177152329
Elderly (60+ years)363167

Photos of Cerro Gordo

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The Postal Code of Cerro Gordo (Oaxaca) is 70947

Do you want to know the Postal Code of Cerro Gordo 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: 70947. The first two digits of the ZIP code of Cerro Gordo ("70") correspond to the State of Oaxaca, 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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  3. El Macuil (76 inhabitants)
  4. El Nanchal (San José el Nanchal) (91 inhabitants)
  5. El Paraíso (115 inhabitants)
  6. El Samaritan Tonameca (169 inhabitants)
  7. El Zapotal (91 inhabitants)
  8. Frutilla (229 inhabitants)
  9. Paso Lagarto (245 inhabitants)
  10. San Antonio (813 inhabitants)
  11. San José (164 inhabitants)
  12. San Juan Piedras Negras (372 inhabitants)
  13. Santa Elena el Tule (786 inhabitants)
  14. Tierra Blanca (- inhabitants)
  15. Unión del Palmar (84 inhabitants)