El Centinela (Tamuín, San Luis Potosí)

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Did you know that this town in San Luis Potosí has 896 inhabitants?

The town of El Centinela is located in the Municipality of Tamuín (in the State of San Luis Potosí). There are 896 inhabitants. In the list of the most populated towns of the whole municipality, it is the number #10 of the ranking. El Centinela is at 68 meters of altitude.

Data: In El Centinela, there is a percentage of 49% of indigenous population and 85% of the households have a cell phone. Need more statistics on El Centinela? They are at the bottom of this page.

Do you want to locate the town of El Centinela? You can find it at 14.6 kilometers, in direction Southesast, from the town of Tamuín, which has the largest population within the municipality. To enjoy the El Centinela location through satellite images, at the bottom of our webpage you have an interactive map.

Where is El Centinela? How to get there? Map

How to get to the town of El Centinela in San Luis Potosí? 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 Centinela.

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The population of El Centinela (San Luis Potosí) is 896 inhabitants

Population data in El Centinela (Tamuín, San Luis Potosí)
YearFemale InhabitantsMale inhabitantsTotal population
Evolution of the population in El Centinela: Total   Men   Women
Other demographic data in El Centinela:
Fertility rate (children per woman):2.454.98
Population coming from outside the State of San Luis Potosí:11.83%12.48%
Illiterate population:5.69%6.24%
Illiterate population (men):2.23%4.98%
Illiterate population (women):3.46%7.47%
Schooling level:7.36.22
Schooling level (men):76.37
Schooling level (women):7.546.08
Indigenous culture data in El Centinela:
Percentage of indigenous population:49.11%52.75%
Percentage speaking an indigenous language:25.78%31.21%
Percentage who speak an indigenous language and do not speak Spanish:0.33%0.37%
Comparison of percentages of indigenous population in the town of El Centinela, compared with its municipality, with the percentage in the State of San Luis Potosí, and in the country as a whole.

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Unemployment, economy and dwelling data in El Centinela:
Employed population over 12 years:46.09%29.50%
Employed population over 12 years (men):60.05%48.01%
Employed population over 12 years (women):33.89%11.57%
Number of inhabited private dwellings:239266
Homes with electricity:95.82%93.78%
Housing with piped water:48.95%91.39%
Dwellings with toilet or sanitary facilities:35.98%96.65%
Dwellings with radio:59.00%67.46%
Housing with television:86.19%79.90%
Housing with refrigerator:86.19%69.38%
Housing with washing machine:67.78%45.93%
Housing with automobile:35.98%22.49%
Households with personal computer, laptop or tablet:3.35%1.44%
Homes with landline telephone:0.00%2.39%
Dwellings with cellular phones:85.36%51.20%
Homes with Internet:3.35%0.00%
Comparison of percentages of single persons in El Centinela (over 12 years), comparing the same percentage with the municipality, with the State of San Luis Potosí, and with the total for the country.

Satellite photo of El Centinela

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Population pyramid of El Centinela (San Luis Potosí)

In El Centinela 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 Centinela, 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 Centinela
Data of the age pyramid of the town El Centinela (inhabitants year 2020)
Age rangeNumber of womenNumber of menTotal population
Infants (0-5 years)5457111
Youth (6-14 years)8881169
Adults (15-59 years)284219503
Elderly (60+ years)5261113

Photos of El Centinela

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The Postal Code of El Centinela (San Luis Potosí) is 79225

Are you going to send a letter to El Centinela? Do you have a friend in El Centinela and want to send them a gift through the postal service? The Postal Code of El Centinela consists of the following 5 digits: 79225. If you want to know more about how Post Codes are determined in Mexico, the first two postal digits of El Centinela ("79") correspond to the state code of San Luis Potosí, 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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