Chentón (Chiapas)

Learn about large village of Chentón through its photos, maps and population statistics.

All the information about this town of 512 inhabitants of the State of Chiapas

The town of Chentón is located in the Municipality of La Independencia (in the State of Chiapas). There are 512 inhabitants. In the list of the most populated towns of the whole municipality, it is the number #21 of the ranking. Chentón is at 1,523 meters of altitude.

Data: In Chentón, 25% of the population over 12 years is single and 5% of the households have Internet connection. More statistics at the bottom of this page.

Do you want to locate the town of Chentón? You can find it at 6.4 kilometers, in direction Northeast, from the town of El Triunfo, which has the largest population within the municipality. And with respect to La Independencia, which is the capital of the municipality, it is located at West, at 13.6 kilometers. To enjoy the Chentón location through satellite images, at the bottom of our webpage you have an interactive map.

Where is Chentón? How to get there? Map

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The population of Chentón (Chiapas) is 512 inhabitants

Population data in Chentón (Chiapas)
YearFemale InhabitantsMale inhabitantsTotal population
Evolution of the population in Chentón: Total   Men   Women
Other demographic data in Chentón:
Fertility rate (children per woman):2.274.02
Population coming from outside the State of Chiapas:0.39%0.00%
Illiterate population:5.47%9.77%
Illiterate population (men):1.56%4.02%
Illiterate population (women):3.91%15.21%
Schooling level:6.215.53
Schooling level (men):6.676.13
Schooling level (women):5.785
Indigenous culture data in Chentón:
Percentage of indigenous population:1.37%3.32%
Percentage speaking an indigenous language:0.39%1.17%
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 Chentón, compared with its municipality, with the percentage in the State of Chiapas, and in the country as a whole.

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Unemployment, economy and dwelling data in Chentón:
Employed population over 12 years:64.26%46.48%
Employed population over 12 years (men):68.65%68.27%
Employed population over 12 years (women):60.00%25.86%
Number of inhabited private dwellings:137129
Homes with electricity:100.00%100.00%
Housing with piped water:99.27%94.96%
Dwellings with toilet or sanitary facilities:56.20%100.00%
Dwellings with radio:75.18%87.39%
Housing with television:88.32%88.24%
Housing with refrigerator:73.72%48.74%
Housing with washing machine:71.53%42.02%
Housing with automobile:37.96%33.61%
Households with personal computer, laptop or tablet:9.49%0.84%
Homes with landline telephone:3.65%17.65%
Dwellings with cellular phones:81.02%46.22%
Homes with Internet:5.11%0.84%
Comparison of percentages of single persons in Chentón (over 12 years), comparing the same percentage with the municipality, with the State of Chiapas, and with the total for the country.

Hotels and Accommodation near Chentón

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

Satellite photo of Chentón

With the satellite map of Chentón 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 La Independencia. You can search free satellite map (2023) of Chentón.

Population pyramid of Chentón (Chiapas)

In Chentón 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 Chentón, 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 Chentón
Data of the age pyramid of the town Chentón (inhabitants year 2020)
Age rangeNumber of womenNumber of menTotal population
Infants (0-5 years)273057
Youth (6-14 years)313061
Adults (15-59 years)172154326
Elderly (60+ years)303868

Photos of Chentón

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The Postal Code of Chentón (Chiapas) is 30175

Are you going to send a letter to Chentón? Do you have a friend in Chentón and want to send them a gift through the postal service? The Postal Code of Chentón consists of the following 5 digits: 30175. If you want to know more about how Post Codes are determined in Mexico, the first two postal digits of Chentón ("30") correspond to the state code of Chiapas, and the last three correspond to the people themselves. In Mexico, the same ZIP code can be assigned to several towns.

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  3. Flor del Río (36 inhabitants)
  4. La Florida (287 inhabitants)
  5. Reforma (3 inhabitants)
  6. San Antonio Guacanajate (49 inhabitants)
  7. San Antonio Porvenir (584 inhabitants)
  8. San Francisco (43 inhabitants)
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  10. San José (2 inhabitants)
  11. San Miguel (Anexo Ojo de Agua) (108 inhabitants)
  12. Santa Ana el Primor (87 inhabitants)
  13. Santa Julia la Victoria (125 inhabitants)
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