We have collected many facts about the large village of Chalpicote, as well as pictures, maps or statistics.

So you will learn about this incredible town of 830 inhabitants of Jalisco.

The town of Chalpicote belongs to the municipality of Poncitlán (State of Jalisco). There are 830 inhabitants and it is 1,586 meters altitude. The Magical Town of Ajijic is 55 minutes away by car (53 km). Of all the towns in the municipality, it occupies the number #15 in terms of number of inhabitants.

Last Update: 29.05.2024

Data: In Chalpicote, there is a percentage of 1% of indigenous population and 53% of the households have a cell phone. Need more statistics on Chalpicote? They are at the bottom of this page.

The town of Chalpicote is located at 8.0 kilometers from Poncitlán, which is the most populated locality in the municipality, in the North direction. If you browse our webpage, you will also find a map with the location of Chalpicote.

#1 Where is Chalpicote? How to go? Map

Online map of Chalpicote (Jalisco) 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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#2 The population of Chalpicote (Jalisco) is 830 inhabitants

Population data in Chalpicote
YearFemale InhabitantsMale inhabitantsTotal population
Evolution of the population in Chalpicote: Total   Men   Women
Other demographic data in Chalpicote:
Fertility rate (children per woman):3.154.61
Population coming from outside the State of Jalisco:0.24%0.00%
Illiterate population:6.39%7.06%
Illiterate population (men):2.29%4.61%
Illiterate population (women):4.10%9.40%
Schooling level:5.894.74
Schooling level (men):6.224.99
Schooling level (women):5.614.51
Indigenous culture data in Chalpicote:
Percentage of indigenous population:0.60%0.64%
Percentage speaking an indigenous language:0.12%0.32%
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 Chalpicote, compared with its municipality, with the percentage in the State of Jalisco, and in the country as a whole.

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Unemployment, economy and housing data in Chalpicote:
Employed population over 12 years:33.49%25.52%
Employed population over 12 years (men):45.23%45.72%
Employed population over 12 years (women):22.09%6.27%
Number of inhabited private housings:11091
Homes with electricity:97.27%98.81%
Homes with piped water:100.00%92.86%
Homes with a toilet or sanitary facilities:71.82%57.14%
Homes with a radio:31.82%57.14%
Homes with a television:67.27%65.48%
Homes with a refrigerator:54.55%45.24%
Homes with a washing machine:17.27%15.48%
Homes with a car:10.91%11.90%
Households with personal computer, laptop or tablet:0.91%0.00%
Homes with landline telephone:0.00%0.00%
Homes with cell phones:52.73%16.67%
Homes with Internet:0.91%1.19%
Comparison of percentages of single persons in Chalpicote (over 12 years), comparing the same percentage with the municipality, with the State of Jalisco, and with the total for the country.

#3 Satellite photo of Chalpicote

Amazing satellite GPS maps of Chalpicote, to see from space this beautiful village, as well as the surroundings of the municipality of Poncitlán. You can search free satellite map (2024) of Chalpicote.

#4 Hotels and Accommodation near Chalpicote

Many people want to stay in the town of Chalpicote itself, but unfortunately there are no hotels in the village yet. Don't worry, we have created this list of the closest accommodations, so you can ask if they have rooms available:

#5 What to do in Chalpicote

Are you visiting and don't know what to do in Chalpicote? The list of the best places to visit in Chalpicote and nearby locations.
Las mejores montes de Chalpicote para excursiones y actividades al aire libre:
  • Cerro Grande (2077 meters): 6.5 km walk (130 minutes), heading East.
  • Cerro El Chiquihuitillo (1982 meters): 12.4 km walk (178 minutes), heading East.
  • Cerro Punta Grande (2338 meters): 13.4 km walk (200 minutes), heading Northwest.
Magical Towns to visit when in Chalpicote:
  • Ajijic (Jalisco): Don't miss "El Kiosco", 55 km, heading West (53 minutes by car)
Are you looking for charming villages in the surroundings of Chalpicote?:This information is based on geographical data. Distances may vary depending on terrain, driving style or walking conditions.

#6 Population pyramid of Chalpicote (Jalisco)

We have compiled data on number of inhabitants of Chalpicote by age and gender, 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 Chalpicote there is a generational replacement.

Population pyramid of Chalpicote
Data of the age pyramid of the town Chalpicote (inhabitants year 2020)
Age rangeNumber of womenNumber of menTotal population
Infants (0-5 years)6991160
Youth (6-14 years)123124247
Adults (15-59 years)213181394
Elderly (60+ years)161329

#7 Pictures of Chalpicote

Would you like to see what this town looks like and enjoy landscape pictures of Chalpicote? 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 Chalpicote.

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#8 Vote for Chalpicote as the most beautiful town in Mexico

Do you like Chalpicote or don't you like it very much? Now you can vote for Chalpicote 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: 5.0/5
(considering 2 votes)

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#10 Schools in Chalpicote

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#11 Other towns in the Municipality of Poncitlán

  1. Chalpicote (830 inhabitants)
  2. El Huaje (- inhabitants)
  3. La Mojonera (- inhabitants)
  4. Loma Alta (Purificadora San Miguel) (- inhabitants)
  5. Najar (4 inhabitants)
  6. Paradero los Ayala (- inhabitants)
  7. Poncitlán (14636 inhabitants)
  8. Rancho de los Palillo (4 inhabitants)
  9. Rancho el Jacalón (- inhabitants)
  10. Rancho la Soledad (4 inhabitants)
  11. Rancho los Jarritos (- inhabitants)
  12. Salcedo (- inhabitants)
  13. San Antonio (2 inhabitants)
  14. San José de las Pilas (287 inhabitants)
  15. San José de Ornelas (232 inhabitants)