El Fortín (San José Chiltepec, Oaxaca)

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The town of El Fortín is located in the Municipality of San José Chiltepec (in the State of Oaxaca). There are 281 inhabitants. Of all the towns in the municipality, it occupies the number #9 in terms of number of inhabitants. El Fortín is at 34 meters of altitude.

Data: In El Fortín, 30% of the population over 12 years is single and 6% of the households have Internet connection. More statistics at the bottom of this page.

The town of El Fortín is located at 1.1 kilometers from San José Chiltepec, which is the most populated locality in the municipality, in the West 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

How to get to the town of El Fortín 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 Fortín.

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The population of El Fortín (Oaxaca) is 281 inhabitants

Population data in El Fortín (San José Chiltepec, 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):2.310.81
Population coming from outside the State of Oaxaca:4.27%4.02%
Illiterate population:10.32%14.73%
Illiterate population (men):3.56%10.81%
Illiterate population (women):6.76%18.58%
Schooling level:7.655.74
Schooling level (men):7.75.87
Schooling level (women):7.615.62
Indigenous culture data in El Fortín:
Percentage of indigenous population:44.48%46.88%
Percentage speaking an indigenous language:19.57%28.57%
Percentage who speak an indigenous language and do not speak Spanish:0.36%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:52.67%38.39%
Employed population over 12 years (men):65.94%58.56%
Employed population over 12 years (women):39.86%18.58%
Number of inhabited private dwellings:7764
Homes with electricity:97.40%92.16%
Housing with piped water:98.70%66.67%
Dwellings with toilet or sanitary facilities:64.94%82.35%
Dwellings with radio:58.44%80.39%
Housing with television:71.43%78.43%
Housing with refrigerator:70.13%62.75%
Housing with washing machine:36.36%25.49%
Housing with automobile:6.49%11.76%
Households with personal computer, laptop or tablet:5.19%0.00%
Homes with landline telephone:0.00%0.00%
Dwellings with cellular phones:80.52%7.84%
Homes with Internet:6.49%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

With the satellite map of El Fortín 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 José Chiltepec. Get free live access to satellite views of 2023 of El Fortín.

Population pyramid of El Fortín (Oaxaca)

In El Fortín 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 Fortín, 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 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)151631
Youth (6-14 years)213051
Adults (15-59 years)8977166
Elderly (60+ years)181533

Photos of El Fortín

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Other towns in the Municipality of San José Chiltepec

  1. Arroyo Choápam (1660 inhabitants)
  2. Buenavista (- inhabitants)
  3. Buenos Aires (84 inhabitants)
  4. Candelaria (4 inhabitants)
  5. El Fortín (281 inhabitants)
  6. El Manguito (Rancho San Felipe) (175 inhabitants)
  7. El Paraíso (24 inhabitants)
  8. El Tablero (117 inhabitants)
  9. Fortino J. Pinacho (543 inhabitants)
  10. La Guadalupe (183 inhabitants)
  11. La Joya Manantial (106 inhabitants)
  12. Plan de Águila (136 inhabitants)
  13. San Felipe (208 inhabitants)
  14. San José Chiltepec (3480 inhabitants)
  15. Tierra Negra (235 inhabitants)