El Alarcón

We have collected many facts about the small village of El Alarcón, as well as pictures, maps or statistics.

So you will learn about this incredible town of 84 inhabitants of Oaxaca.

You may know it as El Arcón.

The town of El Alarcón belongs to the municipality of San Pedro y San Pablo Teposcolula (State of Oaxaca). There are 84 inhabitants and it is 2,224 meters altitude. The Magical Town of San Pedro y San Pablo Teposcolula is 4 minutes away by car (4 km). It is the most populated town in the position #14 of the whole municipality.

You may know this town as El Arcón, because this was its former name. The inhabitants of this community decided to change its name in 2015.

Last Update: 29.05.2024

Data: In El Alarcón, 95% of the inhabitants are catholic and 64% of the housings are equipped with a washing machine. At the bottom of this page you will find more information.

To locate this beautiful town inside the municipality, you must know that El Alarcón is located at 2.4 kilometers (in direction Northeast) from the locality of San Pedro y San Pablo Teposcolula, which is the one that has more inhabitants inside the municipality. With our webpage and with our satelital map that you can find below, you can know where is and visit the surroundings of El Alarcón.

#1 Where is El Alarcón? How to go? Map

What is the route to get to El Alarcón (Oaxaca)? Find out on this map the access to this town. With the zoom controls you can zoom in and out to the icon Map marker


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#2 The population of El Alarcón (Oaxaca) is 84 inhabitants

Population data in El Alarcón
YearFemale InhabitantsMale inhabitantsTotal population
Evolution of the population in El Alarcón: Total   Men   Women
Other demographic data in El Alarcón:
Fertility rate (children per woman):2.160.00
Population coming from outside the State of Oaxaca:1.19%23.33%
Illiterate population:3.57%1.67%
Illiterate population (men):0.00%0.00%
Illiterate population (women):3.57%3.33%
Schooling level:8.667.41
Schooling level (men):8.377.67
Schooling level (women):8.947.14
Indigenous culture data in El Alarcón:
Percentage of indigenous population:0.00%0.00%
Percentage speaking an indigenous language:0.00%0.00%
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 Alarcón, compared with its municipality, with the percentage in the State of Oaxaca, and in the country as a whole.

Find out more interesting facts about all the towns in the Municipality of San Pedro y San Pablo Teposcolula (statistics, pictures, maps, restaurants...) at this link.

Unemployment, economy and housing data in El Alarcón:
Employed population over 12 years:47.62%50.00%
Employed population over 12 years (men):60.47%73.33%
Employed population over 12 years (women):34.15%26.67%
Number of inhabited private housings:2219
Homes with electricity:100.00%93.33%
Homes with piped water:86.36%46.67%
Homes with a toilet or sanitary facilities:40.91%93.33%
Homes with a radio:63.64%80.00%
Homes with a television:77.27%93.33%
Homes with a refrigerator:72.73%60.00%
Homes with a washing machine:63.64%40.00%
Homes with a car:22.73%20.00%
Households with personal computer, laptop or tablet:36.36%6.67%
Homes with landline telephone:0.00%6.67%
Homes with cell phones:81.82%26.67%
Homes with Internet:36.36%0.00%
Comparison of percentages of single persons in El Alarcón (over 12 years), comparing the same percentage with the municipality, with the State of Oaxaca, and with the total for the country.

#3 Satellite photo of El Alarcón

Amazing satellite GPS maps of El Alarcón, to see from space this beautiful village, as well as the surroundings of the municipality of San Pedro y San Pablo Teposcolula. Get free live access to satellite views of 2024 of El Alarcón.

#4 Hotels and Accommodation near El Alarcón

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

#5 What to do in El Alarcón

Want to know what to see in El Alarcón if you are visiting this town?Here are some ideas of activities to enjoy El Alarcón.
Mountains in El Alarcón for hiking and trails:
  • Cerro Buenavista (2606 meters): 4.3 km walk (74 minutes), heading South.
  • Cerro Yucuyahue (2510 meters): 4.8 km walk (63 minutes), heading North.
  • Cerro Yatitiñe (2316 meters): 6.1 km walk (85 minutes), heading Northwest.
  • Cerro Yucuyoco (2510 meters): 7.2 km walk (94 minutes), heading Southwest.
Magical Towns to visit when in El Alarcón:Are you looking for charming villages in the surroundings of El Alarcón?:This information is based on geographical data. Distances may vary depending on terrain, driving style or walking conditions.

#6 Population pyramid of El Alarcón (Oaxaca)

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

Population pyramid of El Alarcón
Data of the age pyramid of the town El Alarcón (inhabitants year 2020)
Age rangeNumber of womenNumber of menTotal population
Infants (0-5 years)3710
Youth (6-14 years)7613
Adults (15-59 years)262450
Elderly (60+ years)5611

#7 Pictures of El Alarcón

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

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#10 Other towns in the Municipality of San Pedro y San Pablo Teposcolula

  1. El Alarcón (84 inhabitants)
  2. El Colibrí (8 inhabitants)
  3. El Molino (112 inhabitants)
  4. El Rosario (69 inhabitants)
  5. Guadalupe Tixa (72 inhabitants)
  6. Guadalupe Vista Hermosa (384 inhabitants)
  7. Juan José López Cruz (- inhabitants)
  8. San Felipe Ixtapa (116 inhabitants)
  9. San Francisco de Asís (135 inhabitants)
  10. San Miguel Tixá (213 inhabitants)
  11. San Pedro y San Pablo Teposcolula (2078 inhabitants)
  12. Santa Catarina Río Delgado (43 inhabitants)
  13. Santo Domingo Tlachitongo (90 inhabitants)
  14. Sección Tercera (Paraje la Cruz) (6 inhabitants)
  15. Yucumesa (209 inhabitants)