El Refugio (Loreto, Zacatecas)

We have collected many facts about the small village of El Refugio, as well as photos, maps or statistics.

So you will learn about this incredible town of 12 inhabitants of Zacatecas.

The town of El Refugio is located in the Municipality of Loreto (in the State of Zacatecas). There are 12 inhabitants. It is the most populated town in the position #46 of the whole municipality. El Refugio is at 2,187 meters of altitude.

Data: In El Refugio, 100% of the inhabitants are catholic and 100% 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 Refugio is located at 18.5 kilometers (in direction East) from the locality of Loreto, which is the one that has more inhabitants within the municipality. 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 Refugio.

Where is El Refugio? How to get there? Map

How to get to the town of El Refugio in Zacatecas? 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 Refugio.


Enjoy spending hours looking at satellite images to find your home or remembering places in a village? We have obtained an updated satellite photo of El Refugio and at this link you will navigate through its streets.

The population of El Refugio (Zacatecas) is 12 inhabitants

Population data in El Refugio (Loreto, Zacatecas)
YearFemale InhabitantsMale inhabitantsTotal population
20206612
2010131124
2005121224
Evolution of the population in El Refugio: Total   Men   Women
Other demographic data in El Refugio:
20202010
Fertility rate (children per woman):2.170.00
Population coming from outside the State of Zacatecas:8.33%8.33%
Illiterate population:8.33%12.50%
Illiterate population (men):8.33%0.00%
Illiterate population (women):0.00%23.08%
Schooling level:6.454.79
Schooling level (men):4.835.33
Schooling level (women):8.44.30
Indigenous culture data in El Refugio:
20202010
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 Refugio, compared with its municipality, with the percentage in the State of Zacatecas, and in the country as a whole.

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Unemployment, economy and dwelling data in El Refugio:
20202010
Employed population over 12 years:25.00%33.33%
Employed population over 12 years (men):50.00%54.55%
Employed population over 12 years (women):0.00%15.38%
Number of inhabited private dwellings:57
Homes with electricity:100.00%100.00%
Housing with piped water:100.00%100.00%
Dwellings with toilet or sanitary facilities:60.00%100.00%
Dwellings with radio:60.00%100.00%
Housing with television:100.00%100.00%
Housing with refrigerator:100.00%83.33%
Housing with washing machine:100.00%50.00%
Housing with automobile:60.00%50.00%
Households with personal computer, laptop or tablet:0.00%0.00%
Homes with landline telephone:0.00%16.67%
Dwellings with cellular phones:60.00%16.67%
Homes with Internet:0.00%0.00%
Comparison of percentages of single persons in El Refugio (over 12 years), comparing the same percentage with the municipality, with the State of Zacatecas, and with the total for the country.

Satellite photo of El Refugio

With the satellite map of El Refugio 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 Loreto. Get free live access to satellite views of 2022 of El Refugio.


Population pyramid of El Refugio (Zacatecas)

In El Refugio 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 Refugio, 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 Refugio
Data of the age pyramid of the town El Refugio (inhabitants year 2020)
Age rangeNumber of womenNumber of menTotal population
Infants (0-5 years)000
Youth (6-14 years)101
Adults (15-59 years)448
Elderly (60+ years)123

Photos of El Refugio

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