El Fraile (Zacatecas)

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

Did you know that this town in Zacatecas has 651 inhabitants?

The town of El Fraile (Zacatecas) belongs to the municipality of Villa Hidalgo. There are 651 inhabitants and it is 2,161 meters altitude. The Magical Town of Pinos is 29 minutes away by car (26 km). In the list of the most populated towns of the whole municipality, it is the number #11 of the ranking.

Last Update: 29.05.2024

Data: In El Fraile, 25% of the population over 12 years is single and 5% of the households have Internet connection. More statistics at the bottom of this page.

Do you want to locate the town of El Fraile? You can find it at 7.2 kilometers, in direction Northwest, from the town of Villa Hidalgo, which has the largest population within the municipality. To enjoy the town of El Fraile through the satelital imagery, in the bottom of the webpage you have an interactive map to know where it is.

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

Online map of El Fraile (Zacatecas) to be able to get to and make trips around this town. With the zoom controls you can zoom in (+) or out (-) to locate the village.


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#2 The population of El Fraile (Zacatecas) is 651 inhabitants

Population data in El Fraile (Zacatecas)
YearFemale InhabitantsMale inhabitantsTotal population
Evolution of the population in El Fraile: Total   Men   Women
Other demographic data in El Fraile:
Fertility rate (children per woman):2.797.45
Population coming from outside the State of Zacatecas:5.99%6.91%
Illiterate population:6.30%8.36%
Illiterate population (men):2.92%7.45%
Illiterate population (women):3.38%9.33%
Schooling level:7.446.05
Schooling level (men):75.67
Schooling level (women):7.866.46
Indigenous culture data in El Fraile:
Percentage of indigenous population:0.00%0.00%
Percentage speaking an indigenous language:0.00%0.00%
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 Fraile, compared with its municipality, with the percentage in the State of Zacatecas, and in the country as a whole.

Find out more interesting facts about all the towns in the Municipality of Villa Hidalgo (statistics, pictures, maps, restaurants...) at this link.

Unemployment, economy and housing data in El Fraile:
Employed population over 12 years:31.34%21.82%
Employed population over 12 years (men):50.93%38.30%
Employed population over 12 years (women):11.93%4.48%
Number of inhabited private housings:164141
Homes with electricity:98.78%99.21%
Homes with piped water:99.39%98.41%
Homes with a toilet or sanitary facilities:82.93%87.30%
Homes with a radio:75.00%75.40%
Homes with a television:96.95%95.24%
Homes with a refrigerator:84.15%62.70%
Homes with a washing machine:73.17%59.52%
Homes with a car:46.34%34.13%
Households with personal computer, laptop or tablet:6.10%3.17%
Homes with landline telephone:3.66%4.76%
Homes with cell phones:89.02%50.00%
Homes with Internet:5.49%1.59%
Comparison of percentages of single persons in El Fraile (over 12 years), comparing the same percentage with the municipality, with the State of Zacatecas, and with the total for the country.

#3 Satellite photo of El Fraile

With the satellite map of El Fraile 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 Villa Hidalgo. Get free live access to satellite views of 2024 of El Fraile.

#4 Hotels and Accommodation near El Fraile

Many people want to stay in the town of El Fraile itself, but unfortunately there are no hotels in the village yet. Don't worry, we have created this list of the closest accommodations, so you can ask if they have rooms available:

#5 What to do in El Fraile

Are you visiting and don't know what to do in El Fraile? The list of the best places to visit in El Fraile and nearby locations.
Las mejores montes de El Fraile para excursiones y actividades al aire libre:
  • La Majada (2307 meters): 9.4 km walk (161 minutes), heading East.
  • Los Pozos (Loma los Pozos) (2321 meters): 12.5 km walk (153 minutes), heading East.
  • Mesa Las Ánimas (2328 meters): 13.1 km walk (219 minutes), heading Southwest.
  • La Águila (2341 meters): 12.8 km walk (156 minutes), heading Southwest.
Magical Towns to visit when in El Fraile:Are you looking for charming villages in the surroundings of El Fraile?:
  • Los Reyes (448 inhabitants): Located 5 km to the West (7 minutes by car)
  • Jesús Medina Reyes (12 inhabitants): Located 6 km to the Southeast (7 minutes by car)
  • La Providencia (8 inhabitants): Located 6 km to the Southeast (8 minutes by car)
  • La Lobeña (948 inhabitants): Located 6 km to the East (8 minutes by car)
This information is based on geographical data. Distances may vary depending on terrain, driving style or walking conditions.

#6 Population pyramid of El Fraile (Zacatecas)

In El Fraile 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 Fraile, 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 Fraile
Data of the age pyramid of the town El Fraile (inhabitants year 2020)
Age rangeNumber of womenNumber of menTotal population
Infants (0-5 years)4753100
Youth (6-14 years)5858116
Adults (15-59 years)203191394
Elderly (60+ years)192241

#7 Pictures of El Fraile

Would you like to see what this town looks like and enjoy landscape pictures of El Fraile? We have located on the Internet several beautiful images of places and locations nearby, so you can see the beauty of this Mexican town. Some are artistic pictures and others are simply panoramic pictures taken by amateurs and friends who simply like El Fraile.

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#8 Vote for El Fraile as the most beautiful town in Mexico

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Average Rating: 2.7/5
(considering 3 votes)

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  4. La Alcaparra (9 inhabitants)
  5. La Lagunita (514 inhabitants)
  6. Las Azucenas (Antonio López) (5 inhabitants)
  7. Las Tinajas (Juan Delgado Martínez) (5 inhabitants)
  8. Los López (El Pico) (- inhabitants)
  9. Nuevo Ideal (70 inhabitants)
  10. Pozo las Palmas (- inhabitants)
  11. Pozos de Guadalupe (37 inhabitants)
  12. Presa de Valenzuela (Laguna de Valenzuela) (783 inhabitants)
  13. Predio Llano Grande (- inhabitants)
  14. San Agustín (386 inhabitants)
  15. Villanueva (212 inhabitants)