El Potosino (Guanajuato)

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The town of El Potosino (Guanajuato) belongs to the municipality of San Luis de la Paz. There are 129 inhabitants and it is 1,985 meters altitude. The Magical Town of Mineral de Pozos is 19 minutes away by car (17 km). It is the most populated town in the position #107 of the whole municipality.

Last Update: 29.05.2024

Data: In El Potosino, there is a percentage of 0% of indigenous population and 73% of the households have a cell phone. Need more statistics on El Potosino? They are at the bottom of this page.

To locate this beautiful town inside the municipality, you must know that El Potosino is located at 14.9 kilometers (in direction Northwest) from the locality of San Luis de la Paz, which is the one that has more inhabitants inside the municipality. With our webpage and with our satelital map that you can find below, you can know where is and visit the surroundings of El Potosino.

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

Location map of El Potosino in Guanajuato: Use the controls in the upper left area to zoom in (+) or out (-). This is a satellite photo centered in El Potosino, which is marked with the following symbol Map marker


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#2 The population of El Potosino (Guanajuato) is 129 inhabitants

Population data in El Potosino (Guanajuato)
YearFemale InhabitantsMale inhabitantsTotal population
Evolution of the population in El Potosino: Total   Men   Women
Other demographic data in El Potosino:
Fertility rate (children per woman):3.128.75
Population coming from outside the State of Guanajuato:2.33%8.81%
Illiterate population:10.08%10.69%
Illiterate population (men):3.88%8.75%
Illiterate population (women):6.20%12.66%
Schooling level:6.084.87
Schooling level (men):6.274.76
Schooling level (women):5.964.96
Indigenous culture data in El Potosino:
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 Potosino, compared with its municipality, with the percentage in the State of Guanajuato, and in the country as a whole.

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Unemployment, economy and dwelling data in El Potosino:
Employed population over 12 years:32.56%27.67%
Employed population over 12 years (men):53.70%40.00%
Employed population over 12 years (women):17.33%15.19%
Number of inhabited private dwellings:3033
Homes with electricity:96.67%84.38%
Housing with piped water:100.00%81.25%
Dwellings with toilet or sanitary facilities:83.33%50.00%
Dwellings with radio:80.00%50.00%
Housing with television:96.67%78.12%
Housing with refrigerator:76.67%56.25%
Housing with washing machine:53.33%40.62%
Housing with automobile:26.67%25.00%
Households with personal computer, laptop or tablet:0.00%0.00%
Homes with landline telephone:0.00%0.00%
Dwellings with cellular phones:73.33%53.12%
Homes with Internet:3.33%0.00%
Comparison of percentages of single persons in El Potosino (over 12 years), comparing the same percentage with the municipality, with the State of Guanajuato, and with the total for the country.

#3 Satellite photo of El Potosino

With the satellite map of El Potosino 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 Luis de la Paz. Get free live access to satellite views of 2024 of El Potosino.

#4 Hotels and Accommodation near El Potosino

It seems that there are no accommodations in the town of El Potosino, but we have a record of the closest hotels and motels to El Potosino so you can contact them.:

#5 What to do in El Potosino

A weekend in El Potosino and looking for tourist attractions? Tourism in El Potosino and surroundings to find the best destinations.
The best mountains in El Potosino for excursions and outdoor activities:
  • Cerro La Culebra (2227 meters): 6.2 km walk (76 minutes), heading East.
  • Cerro El Chivato (2110 meters): 8.4 km walk (120 minutes), heading West.
  • La Tinaja (2079 meters): 8.5 km walk (115 minutes), heading Northeast.
  • Cerro El Terrero (2103 meters): 11.2 km walk (137 minutes), heading West.
Magical Towns to visit when in El Potosino:Are you looking for charming villages in the surroundings of El Potosino?
  • San Jos� Tres (58 inhabitants): Located 1 km to the Southeast (1 minutes by car)
  • Los Ángeles (51 inhabitants): Located 1 km to the South (1 minutes by car)
  • Esquina del Bosque (46 inhabitants): Located 3 km to the Southeast (4 minutes by car)
  • La Luz (19 inhabitants): Located 2 km to the South (4 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 Potosino (Guanajuato)

In El Potosino 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 Potosino, 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 Potosino
Data of the age pyramid of the town El Potosino (inhabitants year 2020)
Age rangeNumber of womenNumber of menTotal population
Infants (0-5 years)10717
Youth (6-14 years)121426
Adults (15-59 years)473077
Elderly (60+ years)639

#7 Photos of El Potosino

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

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#8 The Postal Code of El Potosino (Guanajuato) is 37917

Are you going to send a letter to El Potosino? Do you have a friend in El Potosino and want to send them a gift through the postal service? The Postal Code of El Potosino consists of the following 5 digits: 37917. If you want to know more about how Post Codes are determined in Mexico, the first two postal digits of El Potosino ("37") correspond to the state code of Guanajuato, 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. Cañada del Guaje (- inhabitants)
  4. El Llanito (234 inhabitants)
  5. La Cofradía (99 inhabitants)
  6. La Joya (2 inhabitants)
  7. Nombre de Dios (25 inhabitants)
  8. Noria de San Rafael (13 inhabitants)
  9. Pozo Blanco (Estación Pozo Blanco) (303 inhabitants)
  10. Rancho San Pedro (Francisco Villegas) (6 inhabitants)
  11. San Agustín (352 inhabitants)
  12. San Agustín Primero (61 inhabitants)
  13. San Antonio del Cabrero (- inhabitants)
  14. San José de Ríos (64 inhabitants)
  15. Xoconoxtle (6 inhabitants)