El Fortín (Chalcatongo de Hidalgo, Oaxaca)

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The town of El Fortín is located in the Municipality of Chalcatongo de Hidalgo (in the State of Oaxaca). There are 24 inhabitants. Of all the towns in the municipality, it occupies the number #26 in terms of number of inhabitants. El Fortín is at 2,675 meters of altitude.

Data: In El Fortín, there is a percentage of 67% of indigenous population and 83% of the households have a cell phone. Need more statistics on El Fortín? They are at the bottom of this page.

The town of El Fortín is located at 2.1 kilometers from Chalcatongo de Hidalgo, which is the most populated locality in the municipality, in the East direction. If you browse our webpage, you will also find a map with the location of El Fortín.

Where is El Fortín? How to get there? Map

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

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The population of El Fortín (Oaxaca) is 24 inhabitants

Population data in El Fortín (Chalcatongo de Hidalgo, Oaxaca)
YearFemale InhabitantsMale inhabitantsTotal population
Evolution of the population in El Fortín: Total   Men   Women
Other demographic data in El Fortín:
Fertility rate (children per woman):4.6314.29
Population coming from outside the State of Oaxaca:0.00%0.00%
Illiterate population:16.67%20.00%
Illiterate population (men):8.33%14.29%
Illiterate population (women):8.33%25.00%
Schooling level:4.944.27
Schooling level (men):5.55.33
Schooling level (women):4.143
Indigenous culture data in El Fortín:
Percentage of indigenous population:66.67%66.67%
Percentage speaking an indigenous language:41.67%33.33%
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 Fortín, 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 Fortín:
Employed population over 12 years:29.17%40.00%
Employed population over 12 years (men):46.67%71.43%
Employed population over 12 years (women):0.00%12.50%
Number of inhabited private dwellings:69
Homes with electricity:100.00%75.00%
Housing with piped water:0.00%25.00%
Dwellings with toilet or sanitary facilities:0.00%50.00%
Dwellings with radio:33.33%75.00%
Housing with television:66.67%75.00%
Housing with refrigerator:16.67%0.00%
Housing with washing machine:33.33%25.00%
Housing with automobile:16.67%25.00%
Households with personal computer, laptop or tablet:16.67%0.00%
Homes with landline telephone:0.00%0.00%
Dwellings with cellular phones:83.33%0.00%
Homes with Internet:16.67%0.00%
Comparison of percentages of single persons in El Fortín (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 Fortín

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

Population pyramid of El Fortín (Oaxaca)

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

Population pyramid of El Fortín
Data of the age pyramid of the town El Fortín (inhabitants year 2020)
Age rangeNumber of womenNumber of menTotal population
Infants (0-5 years)000
Youth (6-14 years)257
Adults (15-59 years)6915
Elderly (60+ years)112

Photos of El Fortín

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The Postal Code of El Fortín (Oaxaca) is 71106

Are you going to send a letter to El Fortín? Do you have a friend in El Fortín and want to send them a gift through the postal service? The Postal Code of El Fortín consists of the following 5 digits: 71106. If you want to know more about how Post Codes are determined in Mexico, the first two postal digits of El Fortín ("71") 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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