El Potosí (Poanas, Durango)

Learn about large village of El Potosí through its photos, maps and population statistics.

All the information about this town of 721 inhabitants of the State of Durango

The town of El Potosí is located in the Municipality of Poanas (in the State of Durango). There are 721 inhabitants. Of all the towns in the municipality, it occupies the number #11 in terms of number of inhabitants. El Potosí is at 1,879 meters of altitude.

Data: In El Potosí, 31% of individuals have completed secondary education and 16% of households have a personal computer, laptop or tablet. More interesting data at the bottom of this page.

The town of El Potosí is located at 6.6 kilometers from Villa Unión, which is the most populated locality in the municipality, in the Northwest direction. If you browse our webpage, you will also find a map with the location of El Potosí.

Where is El Potosí? How to get there? Map

How to get to the town of El Potosí in Durango? 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 Potosí.

Enjoy spending hours looking at satellite images to find your home or remembering places in a village? We have obtained an updated satellite photo of El Potosí and at this link you will navigate through its streets.

The population of El Potosí (Durango) is 721 inhabitants

Population data in El Potosí (Poanas, Durango)
YearFemale InhabitantsMale inhabitantsTotal population
Evolution of the population in El Potosí: Total   Men   Women
Other demographic data in El Potosí:
Fertility rate (children per woman):3.023.88
Population coming from outside the State of Durango:3.47%2.65%
Illiterate population:3.61%3.38%
Illiterate population (men):2.36%3.88%
Illiterate population (women):1.25%2.90%
Schooling level:7.486.23
Schooling level (men):7.115.97
Schooling level (women):7.836.49
Indigenous culture data in El Potosí:
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 Potosí, compared with its municipality, with the percentage in the State of Durango, and in the country as a whole.

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Unemployment, economy and dwelling data in El Potosí:
Employed population over 12 years:50.21%27.94%
Employed population over 12 years (men):64.90%48.36%
Employed population over 12 years (women):35.64%8.12%
Number of inhabited private dwellings:190205
Homes with electricity:100.00%98.80%
Housing with piped water:99.47%99.40%
Dwellings with toilet or sanitary facilities:96.32%96.99%
Dwellings with radio:81.05%87.95%
Housing with television:98.42%98.19%
Housing with refrigerator:89.47%81.33%
Housing with washing machine:80.53%65.66%
Housing with automobile:57.89%60.84%
Households with personal computer, laptop or tablet:16.32%10.84%
Homes with landline telephone:23.68%10.24%
Dwellings with cellular phones:86.32%66.27%
Homes with Internet:17.37%1.20%
Comparison of percentages of single persons in El Potosí (over 12 years), comparing the same percentage with the municipality, with the State of Durango, and with the total for the country.

Satellite photo of El Potosí

With the satellite map of El Potosí 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 Poanas. You can search free satellite map (2023) of El Potosí.

Population pyramid of El Potosí (Durango)

In El Potosí 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 Potosí, 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 Potosí
Data of the age pyramid of the town El Potosí (inhabitants year 2020)
Age rangeNumber of womenNumber of menTotal population
Infants (0-5 years)464591
Youth (6-14 years)5668124
Adults (15-59 years)204203407
Elderly (60+ years)564399

Photos of El Potosí

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

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The Postal Code of El Potosí (Durango) is 34820

Are you going to send a letter to El Potosí? Do you have a friend in El Potosí and want to send them a gift through the postal service? The Postal Code of El Potosí consists of the following 5 digits: 34820. If you want to know more about how Post Codes are determined in Mexico, the first two postal digits of El Potosí ("34") correspond to the state code of Durango, 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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  3. Estación Poanas (393 inhabitants)
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  5. Felipe Ángeles (Salitrillo) (- inhabitants)
  6. Francisco Zarco (437 inhabitants)
  7. La Joya (1914 inhabitants)
  8. La Noria del Ojo (3 inhabitants)
  9. Las Güeras de Cieneguillas (Las Güeras) (2 inhabitants)
  10. Los Molinos (2 inhabitants)
  11. Presa Francisco Villa (La Presa) (- inhabitants)
  12. Rancho El Alacrán (11 inhabitants)
  13. Rancho Santa Cecilia (- inhabitants)
  14. René Rojas (- inhabitants)
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