El Crucero (Chamula, Chiapas)

Learn about large village of El Crucero through its photos, maps and population statistics.

All the information about this town of 888 inhabitants of the State of Chiapas

The town of El Crucero is located in the Municipality of Chamula (in the State of Chiapas). There are 888 inhabitants. In the list of the most populated towns of the whole municipality, it is the number #40 of the ranking. El Crucero is at 2,575 meters of altitude.

Data: In El Crucero, 53% of the inhabitants are catholic and 3% of the dwellings are equipped with a washing machine. At the bottom of this page you will find more information.

Do you want to locate the town of El Crucero? You can find it at 13.3 kilometers, in direction East, from the town of Chamula, which has the largest population within the municipality. To enjoy the El Crucero location through satellite images, at the bottom of our webpage you have an interactive map.

Where is El Crucero? How to get there? Map

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

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The population of El Crucero (Chiapas) is 888 inhabitants

Population data in El Crucero (Chamula, Chiapas)
YearFemale InhabitantsMale inhabitantsTotal population
Evolution of the population in El Crucero: Total   Men   Women
Other demographic data in El Crucero:
Fertility rate (children per woman):2.411.30
Population coming from outside the State of Chiapas:0.00%0.00%
Illiterate population:13.40%16.03%
Illiterate population (men):4.05%11.30%
Illiterate population (women):9.35%19.79%
Schooling level:5.344.31
Schooling level (men):5.814.79
Schooling level (women):53.93
Indigenous culture data in El Crucero:
Percentage of indigenous population:99.77%100.00%
Percentage speaking an indigenous language:83.67%86.62%
Percentage who speak an indigenous language and do not speak Spanish:30.29%52.21%
Comparison of percentages of indigenous population in the town of El Crucero, compared with its municipality, with the percentage in the State of Chiapas, and in the country as a whole.

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Unemployment, economy and dwelling data in El Crucero:
Employed population over 12 years:29.17%30.59%
Employed population over 12 years (men):43.11%44.85%
Employed population over 12 years (women):18.15%19.26%
Number of inhabited private dwellings:195202
Homes with electricity:99.49%97.10%
Housing with piped water:98.97%87.68%
Dwellings with toilet or sanitary facilities:50.26%94.20%
Dwellings with radio:36.41%44.20%
Housing with television:48.72%25.36%
Housing with refrigerator:1.54%0.72%
Housing with washing machine:2.56%0.00%
Housing with automobile:5.13%3.62%
Households with personal computer, laptop or tablet:1.03%0.00%
Homes with landline telephone:1.54%7.25%
Dwellings with cellular phones:58.46%10.14%
Homes with Internet:0.51%0.00%
Comparison of percentages of single persons in El Crucero (over 12 years), comparing the same percentage with the municipality, with the State of Chiapas, and with the total for the country.

Satellite photo of El Crucero

Amazing satellite GPS maps of El Crucero, to see from space this beautiful village, as well as the surroundings of the municipality of Chamula. You can search free satellite map (2023) of El Crucero.

Population pyramid of El Crucero (Chiapas)

We have compiled data on number of inhabitants of El Crucero by age and sex, 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 Crucero there is a generational replacement.

Population pyramid of El Crucero
Data of the age pyramid of the town El Crucero (inhabitants year 2020)
Age rangeNumber of womenNumber of menTotal population
Infants (0-5 years)7782159
Youth (6-14 years)12697223
Adults (15-59 years)271195466
Elderly (60+ years)221840

Photos of El Crucero

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

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The Postal Code of El Crucero (Chiapas) is 29328

Are you going to send a letter to El Crucero? Do you have a friend in El Crucero and want to send them a gift through the postal service? The Postal Code of El Crucero consists of the following 5 digits: 29328. If you want to know more about how Post Codes are determined in Mexico, the first two postal digits of El Crucero ("29") correspond to the state code of Chiapas, 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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