El Colegio (Michoacán)

The most complete information about the large village of El Colegio (photos, maps, statistics, population) on a single page.

Did you know that this town in Michoacán de Ocampo has 1,234 inhabitants?

The town of El Colegio (Michoacán) belongs to the municipality of Tarímbaro. There are 1,234 inhabitants and it is 1,865 meters altitude. The Magical Town of Cuitzeo del Porvenir is 41 minutes away by car (32 km). Of all the towns in the municipality, it occupies the number #18 in terms of number of inhabitants.

Last Update: 29.05.2024

Data: In El Colegio, 97% of the inhabitants are catholic and 56% of the dwellings are equipped with a washing machine. At the bottom of this page you will find more information.

The town of El Colegio is located at 2.2 kilometers from Tarímbaro, 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 Colegio.

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

Map to know how to get to El Colegio (Michoacán de Ocampo) by road and with geographical references of the surrounding towns. With the controls you can zoom in and out to the position of El Colegio, which has the following symbol Map marker


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#2 The population of El Colegio (Michoacán de Ocampo) is 1,234 inhabitants

Population data in El Colegio (Michoacán)
YearFemale InhabitantsMale inhabitantsTotal population
Evolution of the population in El Colegio: Total   Men   Women
Other demographic data in El Colegio:
Fertility rate (children per woman):2.176.81
Population coming from outside the State of Michoacán de Ocampo:1.54%0.93%
Illiterate population:4.62%6.77%
Illiterate population (men):2.35%6.81%
Illiterate population (women):2.27%6.73%
Schooling level:6.685.89
Schooling level (men):6.335.72
Schooling level (women):6.996.06
Indigenous culture data in El Colegio:
Percentage of indigenous population:0.00%0.59%
Percentage speaking an indigenous language:0.00%0.17%
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 Colegio, compared with its municipality, with the percentage in the State of Michoacán de Ocampo, and in the country as a whole.

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Unemployment, economy and dwelling data in El Colegio:
Employed population over 12 years:47.65%33.50%
Employed population over 12 years (men):67.28%58.60%
Employed population over 12 years (women):29.49%11.06%
Number of inhabited private dwellings:301307
Homes with electricity:99.67%97.56%
Housing with piped water:99.00%96.17%
Dwellings with toilet or sanitary facilities:97.67%96.17%
Dwellings with radio:71.10%88.15%
Housing with television:94.35%95.82%
Housing with refrigerator:90.70%75.61%
Housing with washing machine:55.81%32.75%
Housing with automobile:30.90%24.04%
Households with personal computer, laptop or tablet:14.62%2.79%
Homes with landline telephone:9.97%16.03%
Dwellings with cellular phones:77.74%40.42%
Homes with Internet:34.55%1.05%
Comparison of percentages of single persons in El Colegio (over 12 years), comparing the same percentage with the municipality, with the State of Michoacán de Ocampo, and with the total for the country.

#3 Satellite photo of El Colegio

Amazing satellite GPS maps of El Colegio, to see from space this beautiful village, as well as the surroundings of the municipality of Tarímbaro. You can search free satellite map (2024) of El Colegio.

#4 Hotels and Accommodation near El Colegio

It seems that there are no accommodations in the town of El Colegio, but we have a record of the closest hotels and motels to El Colegio so you can contact them.:

#5 What to do in El Colegio

Are you visiting and don't know what to do in El Colegio? The list of the best places to visit in El Colegio and nearby locations.
Mountains in El Colegio for hiking and trails:
  • La Cruz (1988 meters): 0.7 km walk (13 minutes), heading Southwest.
  • San Juan (1984 meters): 2.5 km walk (30 minutes), heading West.
  • La Placita (2075 meters): 5.1 km walk (78 minutes), heading North.
  • El Chirimoyo (2035 meters): 6.6 km walk (109 minutes), heading North.
Magical Towns near El Colegio to discover the Mexican culture:Other towns near El Colegio:This information is based on geographical data. Distances may vary depending on terrain, driving style or walking conditions..

#6 Population pyramid of El Colegio (Michoacán de Ocampo)

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

Population pyramid of El Colegio
Data of the age pyramid of the town El Colegio (inhabitants year 2020)
Age rangeNumber of womenNumber of menTotal population
Infants (0-5 years)544296
Youth (6-14 years)111122233
Adults (15-59 years)410349759
Elderly (60+ years)6680146

#7 Photos of El Colegio

In order for you to enjoy nature around El Colegio, 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 Colegio, so you can even use it as a wallpaper to always remember this beautiful town.

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#8 The Postal Code of El Colegio (Michoacán de Ocampo) is 58880

Are you going to send a letter to El Colegio? Do you have a friend in El Colegio and want to send them a gift through the postal service? The Postal Code of El Colegio consists of the following 5 digits: 58880. If you want to know more about how Post Codes are determined in Mexico, the first two postal digits of El Colegio ("58") correspond to the state code of Michoacán de Ocampo, and the last three correspond to the people themselves. In Mexico, the same ZIP code can be assigned to several towns.

#9 Vote for El Colegio as the most beautiful town in Mexico

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Average Rating: 5.0/5
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#12 Other towns in the Municipality of Tarímbaro

  1. Fraccionamiento Paraíso Escondido Etapa I, II y III (97 inhabitants)
  2. Ampl. Torreón Nvo. 6 (Laminadora de Cantera) (- inhabitants)
  3. Cañada del Herrero (998 inhabitants)
  4. Colinas de la Palma (1385 inhabitants)
  5. Conjunto Habitacional el Trébol (3185 inhabitants)
  6. El Curiro (165 inhabitants)
  7. Cuto del Porvenir Uno (- inhabitants)
  8. El Lometón (292 inhabitants)
  9. Fraccionamiento El Prado (8 inhabitants)
  10. Fraccionamiento Valle Real (1749 inhabitants)
  11. La Concepción (La Conchita) (130 inhabitants)
  12. La Magdalena (Ex-Hacienda de la Magdalena) (157 inhabitants)
  13. La Palma (Las Palmas) (1336 inhabitants)
  14. San Andrés (- inhabitants)
  15. Terranova (899 inhabitants)