El Obscuro (Oaxaca)

Maps, photos and statistics of El Obscuro, a beautiful small village of 182 inhabitants of the State of Oaxaca

The town of El Obscuro is located in the Municipality of San Jacinto Tlacotepec (in the State of Oaxaca). There are 182 inhabitants. Of all the towns in the municipality, it occupies the number #4 in terms of number of inhabitants. El Obscuro is at 950 meters of altitude.

Data: In El Obscuro, 12% of individuals have completed secondary education and 5% of households have a personal computer, laptop or tablet. More interesting data at the bottom of this page.

The town of El Obscuro is located at 3.2 kilometers from Cuajinicuil, which is the most populated locality in the municipality, in the Southesast direction. In addition, it is located at 4.6 kilometers from San Jacinto Tlacotepec, which is the capital of the municipality, in the Southesast direction. If you browse our webpage, you will also find a map with the location of El Obscuro.

Where is El Obscuro? How to get there? Map

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The population of El Obscuro (Oaxaca) is 182 inhabitants

Population data in El Obscuro (Oaxaca)
YearFemale InhabitantsMale inhabitantsTotal population
Evolution of the population in El Obscuro: Total   Men   Women
Other demographic data in El Obscuro:
Fertility rate (children per woman):3.7813.91
Population coming from outside the State of Oaxaca:0.00%0.00%
Illiterate population:10.44%18.92%
Illiterate population (men):3.85%13.91%
Illiterate population (women):6.59%24.30%
Schooling level:5.744.56
Schooling level (men):5.885.01
Schooling level (women):5.614.12
Indigenous culture data in El Obscuro:
Percentage of indigenous population:0.00%3.15%
Percentage speaking an indigenous language:0.00%0.45%
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 Obscuro, 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 Obscuro:
Employed population over 12 years:34.62%14.41%
Employed population over 12 years (men):56.38%27.83%
Employed population over 12 years (women):11.36%0.00%
Number of inhabited private dwellings:6091
Homes with electricity:100.00%95.16%
Housing with piped water:98.33%0.00%
Dwellings with toilet or sanitary facilities:70.00%100.00%
Dwellings with radio:61.67%33.87%
Housing with television:58.33%61.29%
Housing with refrigerator:80.00%58.06%
Housing with washing machine:61.67%30.65%
Housing with automobile:26.67%8.06%
Households with personal computer, laptop or tablet:5.00%0.00%
Homes with landline telephone:55.00%1.61%
Dwellings with cellular phones:38.33%0.00%
Homes with Internet:21.67%0.00%
Comparison of percentages of single persons in El Obscuro (over 12 years), comparing the same percentage with the municipality, with the State of Oaxaca, and with the total for the country.

Hotels and Accommodation near El Obscuro

Many people want to stay in the town of El Obscuro 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.:

Satellite photo of El Obscuro

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Population pyramid of El Obscuro (Oaxaca)

In El Obscuro 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 Obscuro, 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 Obscuro
Data of the age pyramid of the town El Obscuro (inhabitants year 2020)
Age rangeNumber of womenNumber of menTotal population
Infants (0-5 years)268
Youth (6-14 years)121426
Adults (15-59 years)5654110
Elderly (60+ years)182038

Photos of El Obscuro

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Other towns in the Municipality of San Jacinto Tlacotepec

  1. Barrio Los Pinos (19 inhabitants)
  2. Cuajinicuil (672 inhabitants)
  3. El Camalote (- inhabitants)
  4. El Obscuro (182 inhabitants)
  5. El Venado (374 inhabitants)
  6. La Cofradía (65 inhabitants)
  7. La Unión (64 inhabitants)
  8. Río Trapiche (83 inhabitants)
  9. San Isidro (58 inhabitants)
  10. San Isidro el Viejo (La Zonga) (66 inhabitants)
  11. San Jacinto Tlacotepec (650 inhabitants)