El Purgatorio (Durango)

Learn about small village of El Purgatorio through its photos, maps and population statistics.

All the information about this town of 48 inhabitants of the State of Durango

The town of El Purgatorio (Durango) belongs to the municipality of Tepehuanes. There are 48 inhabitants and it is 1,530 meters altitude. Of all the towns in the municipality, it occupies the number #25 in terms of number of inhabitants.

Data: In El Purgatorio, 43% of the population over 12 years is single and 11% of the households have Internet connection. More statistics at the bottom of this page.

The town of El Purgatorio is located at 91.4 kilometers from Santa Catarina de Tepehuanes, which is the most populated locality in the municipality, in the West direction. If you browse our webpage, you will also find a map with the location of El Purgatorio.

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

What is the route to get to El Purgatorio (Durango)? Find out on this map the access to this town. With the zoom controls you can zoom in and out to the icon Map marker


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#2 The population of El Purgatorio (Durango) is 48 inhabitants

Population data in El Purgatorio (Durango)
YearFemale InhabitantsMale inhabitantsTotal population
Evolution of the population in El Purgatorio: Total   Men   Women
Other demographic data in El Purgatorio:
Fertility rate (children per woman):3.649.38
Population coming from outside the State of Durango:27.08%13.85%
Illiterate population:8.33%7.69%
Illiterate population (men):4.17%9.38%
Illiterate population (women):4.17%6.06%
Schooling level:5.95.49
Schooling level (men):6.356
Schooling level (women):5.254.88
Indigenous culture data in El Purgatorio:
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 Purgatorio, 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 Purgatorio:
Employed population over 12 years:52.08%30.77%
Employed population over 12 years (men):66.67%53.12%
Employed population over 12 years (women):33.33%9.09%
Number of inhabited private dwellings:915
Homes with electricity:77.78%46.15%
Housing with piped water:88.89%0.00%
Dwellings with toilet or sanitary facilities:0.00%0.00%
Dwellings with radio:22.22%7.69%
Housing with television:66.67%23.08%
Housing with refrigerator:33.33%0.00%
Housing with washing machine:0.00%0.00%
Housing with automobile:44.44%30.77%
Households with personal computer, laptop or tablet:0.00%0.00%
Homes with landline telephone:0.00%0.00%
Dwellings with cellular phones:66.67%0.00%
Homes with Internet:11.11%0.00%
Comparison of percentages of single persons in El Purgatorio (over 12 years), comparing the same percentage with the municipality, with the State of Durango, and with the total for the country.

#3 Satellite photo of El Purgatorio

With the satellite map of El Purgatorio 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 Tepehuanes. Get free live access to satellite views of 2024 of El Purgatorio.

#4 Hotels and Accommodation near El Purgatorio

Do you want to stay in El Purgatorio? We don't have any hotel registered in this town, but you can check in this list of the closest accommodations to El Purgatorio:

#5 Population pyramid of El Purgatorio (Durango)

In El Purgatorio 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 Purgatorio, 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 Purgatorio
Data of the age pyramid of the town El Purgatorio (inhabitants year 2020)
Age rangeNumber of womenNumber of menTotal population
Infants (0-5 years)325
Youth (6-14 years)6814
Adults (15-59 years)91423
Elderly (60+ years)336

#6 Photos of El Purgatorio

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#7 The Postal Code of El Purgatorio (Durango) is 35633

Are you going to send a letter to El Purgatorio? Do you have a friend in El Purgatorio and want to send them a gift through the postal service? The Postal Code of El Purgatorio consists of the following 5 digits: 35633. If you want to know more about how Post Codes are determined in Mexico, the first two postal digits of El Purgatorio ("35") 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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Average Rating: 5.0/5
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#10 Other towns in the Municipality of Tepehuanes

  1. Ciénega de Caballos (90 inhabitants)
  2. El Conejo (171 inhabitants)
  3. El Toro (2 inhabitants)
  4. La Atascosa (48 inhabitants)
  5. La Joya de Chiqueros (28 inhabitants)
  6. La Laja (- inhabitants)
  7. La Tijera (- inhabitants)
  8. Las Iglesias (26 inhabitants)
  9. Los Espejos (7 inhabitants)
  10. Oaxaca (5 inhabitants)
  11. Quebrada Honda (7 inhabitants)
  12. Rancho de Pérez (9 inhabitants)
  13. San Juan de las Estacas (5 inhabitants)
  14. Sandías (El Vado de Sandías) (97 inhabitants)
  15. Talaberas (6 inhabitants)