El Alacrán (Candelaria Loxicha, Oaxaca)

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The town of El Alacrán is located in the Municipality of Candelaria Loxicha (in the State of Oaxaca). There are 392 inhabitants. It is the most populated town in the position #6 of the whole municipality. El Alacrán is at 440 meters of altitude.

Data: In El Alacrán, 85% of the inhabitants are catholic and 36% 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 El Alacrán is located at 1.5 kilometers (in direction Southesast) from the locality of Candelaria Loxicha, 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 El Alacrán.

Where is El Alacrán? How to get there? Map

Online map of El Alacrán (Oaxaca) 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.

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 El Alacrán and at this link you will navigate through its streets.

The population of El Alacrán (Oaxaca) is 392 inhabitants

Population data in El Alacrán (Candelaria Loxicha, Oaxaca)
YearFemale InhabitantsMale inhabitantsTotal population
Evolution of the population in El Alacrán: Total   Men   Women
Other demographic data in El Alacrán:
Fertility rate (children per woman):2.435.71
Population coming from outside the State of Oaxaca:1.28%0.00%
Illiterate population:9.18%11.50%
Illiterate population (men):3.06%5.71%
Illiterate population (women):6.12%16.58%
Schooling level:7.356.26
Schooling level (men):7.296.66
Schooling level (women):7.415.93
Indigenous culture data in El Alacrán:
Percentage of indigenous population:14.54%14.44%
Percentage speaking an indigenous language:5.61%4.55%
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 El Alacrán, 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 El Alacrán:
Employed population over 12 years:43.37%33.69%
Employed population over 12 years (men):48.63%53.71%
Employed population over 12 years (women):38.76%16.08%
Number of inhabited private dwellings:10994
Homes with electricity:94.50%97.44%
Housing with piped water:90.83%38.46%
Dwellings with toilet or sanitary facilities:78.90%94.87%
Dwellings with radio:60.55%69.23%
Housing with television:58.72%65.38%
Housing with refrigerator:68.81%65.38%
Housing with washing machine:35.78%16.67%
Housing with automobile:12.84%16.67%
Households with personal computer, laptop or tablet:6.42%5.13%
Homes with landline telephone:0.92%3.85%
Dwellings with cellular phones:77.98%2.56%
Homes with Internet:2.75%0.00%
Comparison of percentages of single persons in El Alacrán (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 El Alacrán

Amazing satellite GPS maps of El Alacrán, to see from space this beautiful village, as well as the surroundings of the municipality of Candelaria Loxicha. You can search free satellite map (2023) of El Alacrán.

Population pyramid of El Alacrán (Oaxaca)

We have compiled data on number of inhabitants of El Alacrán 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 El Alacrán there is a generational replacement.

Population pyramid of El Alacrán
Data of the age pyramid of the town El Alacrán (inhabitants year 2020)
Age rangeNumber of womenNumber of menTotal population
Infants (0-5 years)222042
Youth (6-14 years)333871
Adults (15-59 years)127103230
Elderly (60+ years)272249

Photos of El Alacrán

In order for you to enjoy nature around El Alacrán, we have compiled a collection of sightseeing and monument photographs of the town and its surroundings. Access a completely free online image gallery of El Alacrán, so you can even use it as a wallpaper to always remember this beautiful town.

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The Postal Code of El Alacrán (Oaxaca) is 70957

Do you want to know the Postal Code of El Alacrán so that you can send postal packages and letters with complete confidence that they will arrive at their destination? Write down the following 5 digits: 70957. The first two digits of the ZIP code of El Alacrán ("70") correspond to the State of Oaxaca, and the last three identify the town itself. As a curiosity, there may be several locations in the same State with the same Post Code.

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