El Potrero (Santa María Colotepec, Oaxaca)

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All the information about this town of 102 inhabitants of the State of Oaxaca

The town of El Potrero is located in the Municipality of Santa María Colotepec (in the State of Oaxaca). There are 102 inhabitants. Of all the towns in the municipality, it occupies the number #34 in terms of number of inhabitants. El Potrero is at 87 meters of altitude.

Data: In El Potrero, 96% of the inhabitants are catholic and 10% of the dwellings are equipped with a washing machine. At the bottom of this page you will find more information.

The town of El Potrero is located at 4.4 kilometers from Brisas de Zicatela, which is the most populated locality in the municipality, in the South direction. In addition, it is located at 15.0 kilometers from Santa María Colotepec, 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 Potrero.

Where is El Potrero? How to get there? Map

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

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The population of El Potrero (Oaxaca) is 102 inhabitants

Population data in El Potrero (Santa María Colotepec, Oaxaca)
YearFemale InhabitantsMale inhabitantsTotal population
Evolution of the population in El Potrero: Total   Men   Women
Other demographic data in El Potrero:
Fertility rate (children per woman):2.911.54
Population coming from outside the State of Oaxaca:0.00%0.00%
Illiterate population:9.80%11.22%
Illiterate population (men):2.94%11.54%
Illiterate population (women):6.86%10.87%
Schooling level:5.864.55
Schooling level (men):5.954.50
Schooling level (women):5.764.61
Indigenous culture data in El Potrero:
Percentage of indigenous population:3.92%3.06%
Percentage speaking an indigenous language:0.98%1.02%
Percentage who speak an indigenous language and do not speak Spanish:0.98%0.00%
Comparison of percentages of indigenous population in the town of El Potrero, 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 Potrero:
Employed population over 12 years:37.25%35.71%
Employed population over 12 years (men):61.82%67.31%
Employed population over 12 years (women):8.51%0.00%
Number of inhabited private dwellings:3126
Homes with electricity:90.32%76.00%
Housing with piped water:93.55%0.00%
Dwellings with toilet or sanitary facilities:93.55%92.00%
Dwellings with radio:32.26%60.00%
Housing with television:51.61%40.00%
Housing with refrigerator:61.29%36.00%
Housing with washing machine:9.68%4.00%
Housing with automobile:12.90%4.00%
Households with personal computer, laptop or tablet:6.45%0.00%
Homes with landline telephone:0.00%4.00%
Dwellings with cellular phones:38.71%0.00%
Homes with Internet:22.58%0.00%
Comparison of percentages of single persons in El Potrero (over 12 years), comparing the same percentage with the municipality, with the State of Oaxaca, and with the total for the country.

Satellite photo of El Potrero

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Population pyramid of El Potrero (Oaxaca)

In El Potrero 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 Potrero, 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 Potrero
Data of the age pyramid of the town El Potrero (inhabitants year 2020)
Age rangeNumber of womenNumber of menTotal population
Infants (0-5 years)5611
Youth (6-14 years)5914
Adults (15-59 years)313263
Elderly (60+ years)6814

Photos of El Potrero

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The Postal Code of El Potrero (Oaxaca) is 70935

Are you going to send a letter to El Potrero? Do you have a friend in El Potrero and want to send them a gift through the postal service? The Postal Code of El Potrero consists of the following 5 digits: 70935. If you want to know more about how Post Codes are determined in Mexico, the first two postal digits of El Potrero ("70") correspond to the state code of Oaxaca, 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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  4. Charco Seco (117 inhabitants)
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