El Camarón (Santa María Colotepec, Oaxaca)

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The town of El Camarón is located in the Municipality of Santa María Colotepec (in the State of Oaxaca). There are 160 inhabitants. It is the most populated town in the position #21 of the whole municipality. El Camarón is at 25 meters of altitude.

Data: In El Camarón, 34% of the population over 12 years is single and 14% of the households have Internet connection. More statistics at the bottom of this page.

To locate this beautiful town within the municipality, you must know that El Camarón is located at 6.7 kilometers (in direction West) from the locality of Brisas de Zicatela, which is the one that has more inhabitants within the municipality. Also, from the capital of the municipality (Santa María Colotepec) it is at 6.7 kilometers in direction Southesast. 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 Camarón.

Where is El Camarón? How to get there? Map

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

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 Camarón and at this link you will navigate through its streets.

The population of El Camarón (Oaxaca) is 160 inhabitants

Population data in El Camarón (Santa María Colotepec, Oaxaca)
YearFemale InhabitantsMale inhabitantsTotal population
Evolution of the population in El Camarón: Total   Men   Women
Other demographic data in El Camarón:
Fertility rate (children per woman):2.567.59
Population coming from outside the State of Oaxaca:0.62%0.00%
Illiterate population:8.12%10.53%
Illiterate population (men):2.50%7.59%
Illiterate population (women):5.62%13.70%
Schooling level:6.645.82
Schooling level (men):6.986.25
Schooling level (women):6.35.36
Indigenous culture data in El Camarón:
Percentage of indigenous population:8.12%2.63%
Percentage speaking an indigenous language:3.75%0.66%
Percentage who speak an indigenous language and do not speak Spanish:0.62%0.00%
Comparison of percentages of indigenous population in the town of El Camarón, 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 Camarón:
Employed population over 12 years:31.87%33.55%
Employed population over 12 years (men):50.63%59.49%
Employed population over 12 years (women):13.58%5.48%
Number of inhabited private dwellings:3534
Homes with electricity:97.14%100.00%
Housing with piped water:100.00%2.94%
Dwellings with toilet or sanitary facilities:94.29%91.18%
Dwellings with radio:51.43%73.53%
Housing with television:91.43%76.47%
Housing with refrigerator:91.43%88.24%
Housing with washing machine:20.00%11.76%
Housing with automobile:8.57%11.76%
Households with personal computer, laptop or tablet:5.71%0.00%
Homes with landline telephone:0.00%5.88%
Dwellings with cellular phones:80.00%5.88%
Homes with Internet:14.29%0.00%
Comparison of percentages of single persons in El Camarón (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 Camarón

With the satellite map of El Camarón 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 Santa María Colotepec. Get free live access to satellite views of 2023 of El Camarón.

Population pyramid of El Camarón (Oaxaca)

In El Camarón 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 El Camarón, 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 El Camarón
Data of the age pyramid of the town El Camarón (inhabitants year 2020)
Age rangeNumber of womenNumber of menTotal population
Infants (0-5 years)4913
Youth (6-14 years)201333
Adults (15-59 years)484795
Elderly (60+ years)91019

Photos of El Camarón

Would you like to see what this town looks like and enjoy landscape photos of El Camarón? 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 photos and others are simply panoramic photos taken by amateurs and friends who simply like El Camarón.

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The Postal Code of El Camarón (Oaxaca) is 70938

Are you going to send a letter to El Camarón? Do you have a friend in El Camarón and want to send them a gift through the postal service? The Postal Code of El Camarón consists of the following 5 digits: 70938. If you want to know more about how Post Codes are determined in Mexico, the first two postal digits of El Camarón ("70") correspond to the state code of Oaxaca, 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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  2. Barra de Navidad (972 inhabitants)
  3. Brisas de Zicatela (10632 inhabitants)
  4. El Espino (132 inhabitants)
  5. Emiliano Zapata (912 inhabitants)
  6. Junta de Corrientes (46 inhabitants)
  7. Junta del Potrero (117 inhabitants)
  8. La Ceiba (191 inhabitants)
  9. La Guitarra (2 inhabitants)
  10. Lagunilla (39 inhabitants)
  11. Loma Bonita (336 inhabitants)
  12. Los Naranjos (Los Naranjos Uno) (12 inhabitants)
  13. Los Reyes (147 inhabitants)
  14. Palma Sola (111 inhabitants)
  15. Rancho Dorado (7 inhabitants)