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El Refugio (Pátzcuaro, Michoacán de Ocampo)


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This is how you will learn about this incredible town of 555 inhabitants of Michoacán de Ocampo.

the town of El Refugio is located in the Municipality of Pátzcuaro (in the State of Michoacán de Ocampo). There are 555 inhabitants. In the list of the most populated towns of the whole municipality, it is the number #15 of the ranking. El Refugio is at 2380 meters of altitude.

Do you want to locate the town of El Refugio? You can find it at 13.5 kilometers, in direction East, from the town of Pátzcuaro, which has the largest population within the municipality. To enjoy the El Refugio location through satellite images, at the bottom of our webpage you have an interactive map.

Population in El Refugio (Pátzcuaro, Michoacán de Ocampo)

In the town there are 247 men and 308 women. The ratio women per men is 1.247, and the fecundity rate is 3.16 children per woman. People from outside the State of Michoacán de Ocampo account for 0.54% of the total population. 9.55% of the inhabitants are illiterate (6.48% of men and 12.01% of women). The average school enrollment ratio is 5.23 (5.22 within the men and 5.23 within the women).

Population changes in El Refugio since 2005
In 2005, in El Refugio there were 380 inhabitants. That is to say, now there are 175 more people (a variation of 46.05%). Of which there are 75 more men (a variation of 43.60%), and 100 more women (a variation of 48.08%).

Indigenous culture in El Refugio
4.32% of the population is indigenous, and 1.08% of the inhabitants speak one of the indigenous languages. 0.00% of the population speaks one of the indigineous languages, but not Spanish.

Unemployment and the economy in El Refugio
32.79% of the inhabitants (more than 12 years) are economically active (52.23% of the men, and 17.21% of the women).

Housing and infrastructure in El Refugio
In El Refugio there are 130 dwellings. 96.67% of the dwellings have electricity, 72.50% have piped water, 99.17% have toilet or restroom, 58.33% have a radio receiver, 87.50% a television, 25.83% a fridge, 11.67% a washing-machine, 17.50% a car or a van, 0.00% a personal computer, 0.00% a landline telephone, 38.33% mobile phone, and 0.00% Internet access.

Population pyramid of El Refugio

In El Refugio there is a very characteristic age structure of the population, which you can see in the following population pyramid. After analyzing the demographic data of El Refugio, separated by men and women, and also by age groups, we can analyze how the future of the population will be in this town.

Population pyramid of El Refugio
Data from the pyramid of ages of the town El Refugio (inhabitants year 2005)
Age rangeNumber of womenNumber of menTotal population
Infants (0-4 years)272653
Youth (5-14 years)5156107
Adults (15-59 years)10777184
Elderly (60+ years)15924

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Where is El Refugio?

Location map of El Refugio: Please use the top left controls to zoom in (+) or out (-). They are satellite images centered in El Refugio, which is marked with the symbol Map marker

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Photos of El Refugio

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Altar Virgen de la Natividad Cuanajo Puerta Sacristía de Cuanajo CUANAJO - EL TEMPLO

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Postal Code (ZIP Code) of El Refugio

Are you going to send a letter to El Refugio? Do you have a friend in El Refugio and want to send them a gift through the postal service? The Postal Code of El Refugio consists of the following 5 digits: 61625. If you want to know more about how Post Codes are determined in Mexico, the first two postal digits of El Refugio ("61") correspond to the state code of Michoacán de Ocampo, 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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