El Potrero (Cardonal, Hidalgo)

The most complete information about the medium-sized town of El Potrero (photos, maps, statistics, population) on a single page.

Did you know that this town in Hidalgo has 259 inhabitants?

You may know it as Potrero.

The town of El Potrero is located in the Municipality of Cardonal (in the State of Hidalgo). There are 259 inhabitants. It is the most populated town in the position #24 of the whole municipality. El Potrero is at 2,362 meters of altitude.

You may know this town as Potrero, because this was its former name. The inhabitants of this community decided to change its name in 2020.

Data: In El Potrero, 58% of the inhabitants are catholic and 21% of the dwellings are equipped with a washing machine. At the bottom of this page you will find more information.

To locate this beautiful town within the municipality, you must know that El Potrero is located at 13.5 kilometers (in direction South) from the locality of El Bingú, which is the one that has more inhabitants within the municipality. Also, from the capital of the municipality (Cardonal) it is at 16.0 kilometers in direction South. Thanks to our webpage and the satellite map that you can locate at the bottom, you can see the position and visit the surroundings of El Potrero.

Where is El Potrero? How to get there? Map

How to get to the town of El Potrero in Hidalgo? 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 Potrero.


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The population of El Potrero (Hidalgo) is 259 inhabitants

Population data in El Potrero (Cardonal, Hidalgo)
YearFemale InhabitantsMale inhabitantsTotal population
2020126133259
2010121139260
2005125136261
Evolution of the population in El Potrero: Total   Men   Women
Other demographic data in El Potrero:
20202010
Fertility rate (children per woman):3.2810.79
Population coming from outside the State of Hidalgo:9.27%2.31%
Illiterate population:15.83%17.31%
Illiterate population (men):5.41%10.79%
Illiterate population (women):10.42%24.79%
Schooling level:6.934.61
Schooling level (men):7.24.91
Schooling level (women):6.654.30
Indigenous culture data in El Potrero:
20202010
Percentage of indigenous population:92.28%89.23%
Percentage speaking an indigenous language:67.18%66.54%
Percentage who speak an indigenous language and do not speak Spanish:2.32%2.69%
Comparison of percentages of indigenous population in the town of El Potrero, compared with its municipality, with the percentage in the State of Hidalgo, and in the country as a whole.

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Unemployment, economy and dwelling data in El Potrero:
20202010
Employed population over 12 years:56.76%31.92%
Employed population over 12 years (men):52.63%56.12%
Employed population over 12 years (women):61.11%4.13%
Number of inhabited private dwellings:8295
Homes with electricity:100.00%89.06%
Housing with piped water:96.34%95.31%
Dwellings with toilet or sanitary facilities:68.29%54.69%
Dwellings with radio:65.85%73.44%
Housing with television:35.37%48.44%
Housing with refrigerator:50.00%31.25%
Housing with washing machine:20.73%10.94%
Housing with automobile:18.29%21.88%
Households with personal computer, laptop or tablet:7.32%1.56%
Homes with landline telephone:1.22%6.25%
Dwellings with cellular phones:74.39%4.69%
Homes with Internet:13.41%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 Hidalgo, and with the total for the country.

Satellite photo of El Potrero

Amazing satellite GPS maps of El Potrero, to see from space this beautiful village, as well as the surroundings of the municipality of Cardonal. You can search free satellite map (2023) of El Potrero.


Population pyramid of El Potrero (Hidalgo)

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

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)91221
Youth (6-14 years)201939
Adults (15-59 years)7279151
Elderly (60+ years)252348

Photos of El Potrero

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

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The Postal Code of El Potrero (Hidalgo) is 42372

Do you want to know the Postal Code of El Potrero 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: 42372. The first two digits of the ZIP code of El Potrero ("42") correspond to the State of Hidalgo, 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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