Colonia Sonora (San José Independencia, Oaxaca)

Maps, photos and statistics of Colonia Sonora, a beautiful small village of 157 inhabitants of the State of Oaxaca

The town of Colonia Sonora is located in the Municipality of San José Independencia (in the State of Oaxaca). There are 157 inhabitants. In the list of the most populated towns of the whole municipality, it is the number #9 of the ranking. Colonia Sonora is at 132 meters of altitude.

Data: In Colonia Sonora, 15% of individuals have completed secondary education and 0% of households have a personal computer, laptop or tablet. More interesting data at the bottom of this page.

Do you want to locate the town of Colonia Sonora? You can find it at 1.3 kilometers, in direction East, from the town of San José Independencia, which has the largest population within the municipality. To enjoy the Colonia Sonora location through satellite images, at the bottom of our webpage you have an interactive map.

Where is Colonia Sonora? How to get there? Map

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

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The population of Colonia Sonora (Oaxaca) is 157 inhabitants

Population data in Colonia Sonora (San José Independencia, Oaxaca)
YearFemale InhabitantsMale inhabitantsTotal population
Evolution of the population in Colonia Sonora: Total   Men   Women
Other demographic data in Colonia Sonora:
Fertility rate (children per woman):3.0222.86
Population coming from outside the State of Oaxaca:12.74%0.00%
Illiterate population:26.11%31.21%
Illiterate population (men):11.46%22.86%
Illiterate population (women):14.65%39.44%
Schooling level:4.823.13
Schooling level (men):5.033.42
Schooling level (women):4.62.88
Indigenous culture data in Colonia Sonora:
Percentage of indigenous population:100.00%100.00%
Percentage speaking an indigenous language:82.17%90.07%
Percentage who speak an indigenous language and do not speak Spanish:27.39%31.21%
Comparison of percentages of indigenous population in the town of Colonia Sonora, 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 Colonia Sonora:
Employed population over 12 years:36.94%29.08%
Employed population over 12 years (men):57.69%52.86%
Employed population over 12 years (women):16.46%5.63%
Number of inhabited private dwellings:4338
Homes with electricity:95.35%83.33%
Housing with piped water:23.26%0.00%
Dwellings with toilet or sanitary facilities:27.91%100.00%
Dwellings with radio:41.86%61.11%
Housing with television:55.81%41.67%
Housing with refrigerator:39.53%16.67%
Housing with washing machine:9.30%0.00%
Housing with automobile:2.33%0.00%
Households with personal computer, laptop or tablet:0.00%0.00%
Homes with landline telephone:18.60%0.00%
Dwellings with cellular phones:48.84%0.00%
Homes with Internet:0.00%0.00%
Comparison of percentages of single persons in Colonia Sonora (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 Colonia Sonora

Amazing satellite GPS maps of Colonia Sonora, to see from space this beautiful village, as well as the surroundings of the municipality of San José Independencia. Get free live access to satellite views of 2023 of Colonia Sonora.

Population pyramid of Colonia Sonora (Oaxaca)

We have compiled data on number of inhabitants of Colonia Sonora 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 Colonia Sonora there is a generational replacement.

Population pyramid of Colonia Sonora
Data of the age pyramid of the town Colonia Sonora (inhabitants year 2020)
Age rangeNumber of womenNumber of menTotal population
Infants (0-5 years)5813
Youth (6-14 years)161127
Adults (15-59 years)434992
Elderly (60+ years)151025

Photos of Colonia Sonora

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  1. Buenos Aires (931 inhabitants)
  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)