Cerro Torito (Oaxaca)

Maps, photos and statistics of Cerro Torito, a beautiful medium-sized town of 243 inhabitants of the State of Oaxaca

The town of Cerro Torito is located in the Municipality of San José Independencia (in the State of Oaxaca). There are 243 inhabitants. It is the most populated town in the position #6 of the whole municipality. Cerro Torito is at 176 meters of altitude.

Data: In Cerro Torito, 88% of the inhabitants are catholic and 2% of the dwellings are equipped with a washing machine. At the bottom of this page you will find more information.

To locate this beautiful town within the municipality, you must know that Cerro Torito is located at 2.0 kilometers (in direction West) from the locality of San José Independencia, which is the one that has more inhabitants within the municipality. 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 Torito.

Where is Cerro Torito? How to get there? Map

Map to know how to get to Cerro Torito (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 Torito, which has the following symbol Map marker

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The population of Cerro Torito (Oaxaca) is 243 inhabitants

Population data in Cerro Torito (Oaxaca)
YearFemale InhabitantsMale inhabitantsTotal population
Evolution of the population in Cerro Torito: Total   Men   Women
Other demographic data in Cerro Torito:
Fertility rate (children per woman):3.4413.27
Population coming from outside the State of Oaxaca:12.35%1.86%
Illiterate population:16.87%21.40%
Illiterate population (men):5.76%13.27%
Illiterate population (women):11.11%30.39%
Schooling level:4.543.98
Schooling level (men):4.94.55
Schooling level (women):4.23.31
Indigenous culture data in Cerro Torito:
Percentage of indigenous population:100.00%100.00%
Percentage speaking an indigenous language:79.01%87.44%
Percentage who speak an indigenous language and do not speak Spanish:9.05%39.07%
Comparison of percentages of indigenous population in the town of Cerro Torito, 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 Torito:
Employed population over 12 years:34.98%22.79%
Employed population over 12 years (men):46.67%43.36%
Employed population over 12 years (women):23.58%0.00%
Number of inhabited private dwellings:6251
Homes with electricity:98.39%94.12%
Housing with piped water:1.61%0.00%
Dwellings with toilet or sanitary facilities:20.97%98.04%
Dwellings with radio:46.77%54.90%
Housing with television:41.94%43.14%
Housing with refrigerator:41.94%29.41%
Housing with washing machine:1.61%1.96%
Housing with automobile:0.00%1.96%
Households with personal computer, laptop or tablet:0.00%1.96%
Homes with landline telephone:0.00%0.00%
Dwellings with cellular phones:53.23%0.00%
Homes with Internet:4.84%0.00%
Comparison of percentages of single persons in Cerro Torito (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 Torito

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

Population pyramid of Cerro Torito (Oaxaca)

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

Population pyramid of Cerro Torito
Data of the age pyramid of the town Cerro Torito (inhabitants year 2020)
Age rangeNumber of womenNumber of menTotal population
Infants (0-5 years)141529
Youth (6-14 years)333265
Adults (15-59 years)6059119
Elderly (60+ years)161430

Photos of Cerro Torito

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  2. Cerro Chapultepec (362 inhabitants)
  3. Cerro Clarín (963 inhabitants)
  4. Cerro de Vidrio (87 inhabitants)
  5. Cerro Laguna (174 inhabitants)
  6. Cerro Torito (243 inhabitants)
  7. Colonia Roma (Agua Azul) (72 inhabitants)
  8. Colonia Sonora (157 inhabitants)
  9. El Tepeyac (276 inhabitants)
  10. Isla San José (187 inhabitants)
  11. San José Independencia (799 inhabitants)