El Papalote (Nayarit)

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

Did you know that this town in Nayarit has 593 inhabitants?

The town of El Papalote (Nayarit) belongs to the municipality of Santiago Ixcuintla. There are 593 inhabitants and it is 13 meters altitude. The Magical Town of San Blas is 52 minutes away by car (48 km). In the list of the most populated towns of the whole municipality, it is the number #44 of the ranking.

Last Update: 29.05.2024

Data: In El Papalote, 26% of the population over 12 years is single and 23% of the households have Internet connection. More statistics at the bottom of this page.

Do you want to locate the town of El Papalote? You can find it at 5.4 kilometers, in direction Northeast, from the town of Santiago Ixcuintla, which has the largest population within the municipality. To enjoy the town of El Papalote through the satelital imagery, in the bottom of the webpage you have an interactive map to know where it is.

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

Online map of El Papalote in Nayarit, with an interactive cartography with which you can see closely the town, centered on Map marker


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#2 The population of El Papalote (Nayarit) is 593 inhabitants

Population data in El Papalote (Nayarit)
YearFemale InhabitantsMale inhabitantsTotal population
Evolution of the population in El Papalote: Total   Men   Women
Other demographic data in El Papalote:
Fertility rate (children per woman):2.627.33
Population coming from outside the State of Nayarit:17.37%17.85%
Illiterate population:6.07%7.10%
Illiterate population (men):3.20%7.33%
Illiterate population (women):2.87%6.88%
Schooling level:7.396.33
Schooling level (men):7.096.13
Schooling level (women):7.746.52
Indigenous culture data in El Papalote:
Percentage of indigenous population:0.84%0.91%
Percentage speaking an indigenous language:0.17%0.55%
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 Papalote, compared with its municipality, with the percentage in the State of Nayarit, and in the country as a whole.

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Unemployment, economy and housing data in El Papalote:
Employed population over 12 years:49.75%30.42%
Employed population over 12 years (men):63.52%44.69%
Employed population over 12 years (women):34.97%16.30%
Number of inhabited private housings:165188
Homes with electricity:100.00%98.69%
Homes with piped water:73.33%71.24%
Homes with a toilet or sanitary facilities:95.76%88.89%
Homes with a radio:83.03%84.31%
Homes with a television:92.73%93.46%
Homes with a refrigerator:87.88%81.70%
Homes with a washing machine:76.36%64.05%
Homes with a car:24.24%26.14%
Households with personal computer, laptop or tablet:12.73%3.92%
Homes with landline telephone:1.21%1.31%
Homes with cell phones:87.88%66.67%
Homes with Internet:23.03%0.65%
Comparison of percentages of single persons in El Papalote (over 12 years), comparing the same percentage with the municipality, with the State of Nayarit, and with the total for the country.

#3 Satellite photo of El Papalote

Amazing satellite GPS maps of El Papalote, to see from space this beautiful village, as well as the surroundings of the municipality of Santiago Ixcuintla. You can search free satellite map (2024) of El Papalote.

#4 Hotels and Accommodation near El Papalote

Many people want to stay in the town of El Papalote 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 Papalote

A weekend in El Papalote and looking for tourist attractions? Tourism in El Papalote and surroundings to find the best destinations.
Mountains in El Papalote for hiking and trails:
  • Cerro Las Viejas (232 meters): 10.7 km walk (178 minutes), heading North.
  • Cerro Batelleros (267 meters): 10.4 km walk (145 minutes), heading Northeast.
  • Loma El Aura (109 meters): 13.2 km walk (265 minutes), heading North.
  • Cerro El Tesorero (194 meters): 16.0 km walk (200 minutes), heading Northeast.
Magical Towns near El Papalote to discover the Mexican culture:
  • San Blas (Nayarit): Don't miss "Iglesia Nuestra Señora del Rosario (La Marinera)", 52 km, heading Southwest (48 minutes by car)
  • Mexcaltitán de Uribe (Nayarit): Don't miss "Paseo en barco a La Isla", 75 km, heading Northwest (54 minutes by car)
Other towns near El Papalote:
  • San Isidro (524 inhabitants): Located 3 km to the North (4 minutes by car)
  • Valle Zaragoza (488 inhabitants): Located 3 km to the Northeast (4 minutes by car)
  • La Presa (4863 inhabitants): Located 7 km to the Northwest (10 minutes by car)
  • Santiago Ixcuintla (18023 inhabitants): Located 7 km to the Northwest (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 Papalote (Nayarit)

We have compiled data on number of inhabitants of El Papalote by age and gender, 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 Papalote there is a generational replacement.

Population pyramid of El Papalote
Data of the age pyramid of the town El Papalote (inhabitants year 2020)
Age rangeNumber of womenNumber of menTotal population
Infants (0-5 years)312758
Youth (6-14 years)5759116
Adults (15-59 years)169183352
Elderly (60+ years)293867

#7 Pictures of El Papalote

Would you like to see what this town looks like and enjoy landscape pictures of El Papalote? 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 Papalote.

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#8 The Postal Code of El Papalote (Nayarit) is 63557

Do you want to know the Postal Code of El Papalote so that you can send postal packages and letters with complete confidence that they will arrive at their destination? Write down the following 5 digits: 63557. The first two digits of the ZIP code of El Papalote ("63") correspond to the State of Nayarit, and the last three identify the town itself. As a curiosity, there may be several locations in the same State with the same Post Code.

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