El Camarón (Oaxaca)

Maps, pictures and statistics of El Camarón, a beautiful small village of 30 inhabitants of the State of Oaxaca

The town of El Camarón (Oaxaca) belongs to the municipality of San Gabriel Mixtepec. There are 30 inhabitants and it is 716 meters altitude. The Magical Town of Santa Catarina Juquila is 54 minutes away by car (46 km). Of all the towns in the municipality, it occupies the number #11 in terms of number of inhabitants.

Last Update: 29.05.2024

Data: In El Camarón, 42% of the population over 12 years is single and 0% of the households have Internet connection. More statistics at the bottom of this page.

The town of El Camarón is located at 6.4 kilometers from San Gabriel Mixtepec, which is the most populated locality in the municipality, in the North direction. If you browse our webpage, you will also find a map with the location of El Camarón.

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

How to get to the town of El Camarón in Oaxaca? Using this map, use the controls to zoom in and out on the village and others in the vicinity to see the direct route, and to be able to plan, for example, hiking activities in El Camarón.


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#2 The population of El Camarón (Oaxaca) is 30 inhabitants

Population data in El Camarón (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):3.70.00
Population coming from outside the State of Oaxaca:0.00%0.00%
Illiterate population:3.33%5.71%
Illiterate population (men):0.00%0.00%
Illiterate population (women):3.33%9.09%
Schooling level:5.936
Schooling level (men):6.436.67
Schooling level (women):5.55.69
Indigenous culture data in El Camarón:
Percentage of indigenous population:10.00%0.00%
Percentage speaking an indigenous language:3.33%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 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 housing data in El Camarón:
Employed population over 12 years:33.33%20.00%
Employed population over 12 years (men):50.00%38.46%
Employed population over 12 years (women):18.75%9.09%
Number of inhabited private housings:58
Homes with electricity:40.00%50.00%
Homes with piped water:100.00%0.00%
Homes with a toilet or sanitary facilities:40.00%50.00%
Homes with a radio:20.00%33.33%
Homes with a television:40.00%33.33%
Homes with a refrigerator:40.00%16.67%
Homes with a washing machine:0.00%0.00%
Homes with a car:0.00%0.00%
Households with personal computer, laptop or tablet:0.00%0.00%
Homes with landline telephone:0.00%0.00%
Homes with cell phones:80.00%0.00%
Homes with Internet:0.00%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.

#3 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 San Gabriel Mixtepec. Get free live access to satellite views of 2024 of El Camarón.

#4 Hotels and Accommodation near El Camarón

Many people want to stay in the town of El Camarón itself, but unfortunately there are no hotels in the village yet. Don't worry, we have created this list of the closest accommodations, so you can ask if they have rooms available:

#5 What to do in El Camarón

Are you visiting and don't know what to do in El Camarón? The list of the best places to visit in El Camarón and nearby locations.
Las mejores montes de El Camarón para excursiones y actividades al aire libre:
  • Cerro Santa María (764 meters): 4.2 km walk (57 minutes), heading Southeast.
  • Cerro El Tizne (897 meters): 5.6 km walk (108 minutes), heading East.
  • Cerro de Enmedio (1140 meters): 5.3 km walk (69 minutes), heading West.
  • Cerro El Mosquito (735 meters): 6.5 km walk (82 minutes), heading West.
Magical Towns to visit when in El Camarón:Are you looking for charming villages in the surroundings of El Camarón?:
  • El Limón (13 inhabitants): Located 3 km to the Southeast (3 minutes by car)
  • El Carnero (12 inhabitants): Located 4 km to the Southeast (4 minutes by car)
  • La Cruz (60 inhabitants): Located 4 km to the Southeast (4 minutes by car)
  • San Isidro el Cuil (245 inhabitants): Located 4 km to the East (6 minutes by car)
This information is based on geographical data. Distances may vary depending on terrain, driving style or walking conditions.

#6 Pictures of El Camarón

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

Enjoy pictures of El Camarón at this link

#7 The Postal Code of El Camarón (Oaxaca) is 71973

Do you want to know the Postal Code of El Camarón 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: 71973. The first two digits of the ZIP code of El Camarón ("71") 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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#10 Other towns in the Municipality of San Gabriel Mixtepec

  1. Barrio Hidalgo (56 inhabitants)
  2. Cacalote (47 inhabitants)
  3. El Camarón (30 inhabitants)
  4. El Platanillo (- inhabitants)
  5. Hierba Santa (4 inhabitants)
  6. La Aurora (- inhabitants)
  7. La Chopa (1 inhabitants)
  8. La Cruz (60 inhabitants)
  9. Latín Yule (- inhabitants)
  10. San Gabriel Mixtepec (3673 inhabitants)
  11. San Pedro Huanacaxtle (20 inhabitants)
  12. San Rafaelito (- inhabitants)
  13. Santa María (306 inhabitants)
  14. Soledad (- inhabitants)
  15. Yegalán (30 inhabitants)