El Fortín Alto (Oaxaca)

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Did you know that this town in Oaxaca has 796 inhabitants?

The town of El Fortín Alto is located in the Municipality of San Miguel Chicahua (in the State of Oaxaca). There are 796 inhabitants. In the list of the most populated towns of the whole municipality, it is the number #1 of the ranking. El Fortín Alto is at 2,383 meters of altitude.

Data: In El Fortín Alto, 96% of the inhabitants are catholic and 25% 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 Fortín Alto? You can find it at 165.4 kilometers, in direction Northwest, from the town of El Fortín Alto, which has the largest population within the municipality. And with respect to San Miguel Chicahua, which is the capital of the municipality, it is located at West, at 0.0 kilometers. To enjoy the El Fortín Alto location through satellite images, at the bottom of our webpage you have an interactive map.

Where is El Fortín Alto? How to get there? Map

How to get to the town of El Fortín Alto 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 Alto.

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The population of El Fortín Alto (Oaxaca) is 796 inhabitants

Population data in El Fortín Alto (Oaxaca)
YearFemale InhabitantsMale inhabitantsTotal population
Evolution of the population in El Fortín Alto: Total   Men   Women
Other demographic data in El Fortín Alto:
Fertility rate (children per woman):2.814.25
Population coming from outside the State of Oaxaca:3.39%2.50%
Illiterate population:9.42%7.65%
Illiterate population (men):2.26%4.25%
Illiterate population (women):7.16%10.43%
Schooling level:7.26.38
Schooling level (men):7.676.70
Schooling level (women):6.866.17
Indigenous culture data in El Fortín Alto:
Percentage of indigenous population:91.46%98.38%
Percentage speaking an indigenous language:70.23%67.94%
Percentage who speak an indigenous language and do not speak Spanish:2.01%3.82%
Comparison of percentages of indigenous population in the town of El Fortín Alto, 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 Alto:
Employed population over 12 years:24.37%11.03%
Employed population over 12 years (men):38.31%18.95%
Employed population over 12 years (women):13.15%4.55%
Number of inhabited private dwellings:214239
Homes with electricity:93.46%96.93%
Housing with piped water:87.38%88.34%
Dwellings with toilet or sanitary facilities:32.71%97.55%
Dwellings with radio:38.79%71.17%
Housing with television:46.73%75.46%
Housing with refrigerator:28.04%12.88%
Housing with washing machine:24.77%14.72%
Housing with automobile:13.08%12.88%
Households with personal computer, laptop or tablet:3.74%1.23%
Homes with landline telephone:7.01%15.34%
Dwellings with cellular phones:43.46%3.68%
Homes with Internet:26.64%0.61%
Comparison of percentages of single persons in El Fortín Alto (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 Alto

With the satellite map of El Fortín Alto 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 Miguel Chicahua. Get free live access to satellite views of 2023 of El Fortín Alto.

Population pyramid of El Fortín Alto (Oaxaca)

In El Fortín Alto 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 Alto, 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 Alto
Data of the age pyramid of the town El Fortín Alto (inhabitants year 2020)
Age rangeNumber of womenNumber of menTotal population
Infants (0-5 years)414586
Youth (6-14 years)11197208
Adults (15-59 years)248177425
Elderly (60+ years)413677

Photos of El Fortín Alto

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

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The Postal Code of El Fortín Alto (Oaxaca) is 69616

Are you going to send a letter to El Fortín Alto? Do you have a friend in El Fortín Alto and want to send them a gift through the postal service? The Postal Code of El Fortín Alto consists of the following 5 digits: 69616. If you want to know more about how Post Codes are determined in Mexico, the first two postal digits of El Fortín Alto ("69") 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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