Cerro Prieto (San Miguel Chicahua, Oaxaca)

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All the information about this town of 162 inhabitants of the State of Oaxaca

The town of Cerro Prieto is located in the Municipality of San Miguel Chicahua (in the State of Oaxaca). There are 162 inhabitants. It is the most populated town in the position #3 of the whole municipality. Cerro Prieto is at 2,407 meters of altitude.

Data: In Cerro Prieto, 34% 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.

To locate this beautiful town within the municipality, you must know that Cerro Prieto is located at 2.6 kilometers (in direction South) from the locality of El Fortín Alto, which is the one that has more inhabitants within the municipality. Also, from the capital of the municipality (San Miguel Chicahua) it is at 5.6 kilometers in direction South. Thanks to our webpage and the satellite map that you can locate at the bottom, you can see the position and visit the surroundings of Cerro Prieto.

Where is Cerro Prieto? How to get there? Map

Online map of Cerro Prieto in Oaxaca, with an interactive cartography with which you can see closely the town, centered on Map marker

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 Cerro Prieto and at this link you will navigate through its streets.

The population of Cerro Prieto (Oaxaca) is 162 inhabitants

Population data in Cerro Prieto (San Miguel Chicahua, Oaxaca)
YearFemale InhabitantsMale inhabitantsTotal population
Evolution of the population in Cerro Prieto: Total   Men   Women
Other demographic data in Cerro Prieto:
Fertility rate (children per woman):3.2810.20
Population coming from outside the State of Oaxaca:1.23%5.36%
Illiterate population:19.75%18.75%
Illiterate population (men):4.94%10.20%
Illiterate population (women):14.81%25.40%
Schooling level:6.325.48
Schooling level (men):7.046.53
Schooling level (women):5.754.73
Indigenous culture data in Cerro Prieto:
Percentage of indigenous population:98.77%99.11%
Percentage speaking an indigenous language:62.96%65.62%
Percentage who speak an indigenous language and do not speak Spanish:1.85%7.14%
Comparison of percentages of indigenous population in the town of Cerro Prieto, 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 Prieto:
Employed population over 12 years:23.46%12.05%
Employed population over 12 years (men):36.99%16.33%
Employed population over 12 years (women):12.36%8.73%
Number of inhabited private dwellings:4874
Homes with electricity:100.00%92.73%
Housing with piped water:100.00%30.91%
Dwellings with toilet or sanitary facilities:2.08%94.55%
Dwellings with radio:62.50%80.00%
Housing with television:39.58%65.45%
Housing with refrigerator:35.42%10.91%
Housing with washing machine:39.58%12.73%
Housing with automobile:29.17%18.18%
Households with personal computer, laptop or tablet:2.08%0.00%
Homes with landline telephone:6.25%5.45%
Dwellings with cellular phones:22.92%0.00%
Homes with Internet:10.42%0.00%
Comparison of percentages of single persons in Cerro Prieto (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 Prieto

Amazing satellite GPS maps of Cerro Prieto, to see from space this beautiful village, as well as the surroundings of the municipality of San Miguel Chicahua. You can search free satellite map (2023) of Cerro Prieto.

Population pyramid of Cerro Prieto (Oaxaca)

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

Population pyramid of Cerro Prieto
Data of the age pyramid of the town Cerro Prieto (inhabitants year 2020)
Age rangeNumber of womenNumber of menTotal population
Infants (0-5 years)61016
Youth (6-14 years)191231
Adults (15-59 years)473885
Elderly (60+ years)171330

Photos of Cerro Prieto

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  3. Llano Seco (26 inhabitants)
  4. Nruvanzaka (Tinrru San Miguel) (2 inhabitants)
  5. Poza Azul (Zaacaba) (35 inhabitants)
  6. Río Tejón (11 inhabitants)
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  9. Yucukada (2 inhabitants)
  10. Yucunama (23 inhabitants)
  11. Yucuticuu (22 inhabitants)
  12. Yucuyuchi (89 inhabitants)
  13. Yutzadavi (3 inhabitants)
  14. Yutzallo (31 inhabitants)
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