El Refugio (Ojocaliente, Zacatecas)

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Did you know that this town in Zacatecas has 921 inhabitants?

The town of El Refugio is located in the Municipality of Ojocaliente (in the State of Zacatecas). There are 921 inhabitants. Of all the towns in the municipality, it occupies the number #11 in terms of number of inhabitants. El Refugio is at 2,112 meters of altitude.

Data: In El Refugio, 95% of the inhabitants are catholic and 81% of the dwellings are equipped with a washing machine. At the bottom of this page you will find more information.

The town of El Refugio is located at 9.3 kilometers from Ojocaliente, which is the most populated locality in the municipality, in the Southwest direction. If you browse our webpage, you will also find a map with the location of El Refugio.

Where is El Refugio? How to get there? Map

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The population of El Refugio (Zacatecas) is 921 inhabitants

Population data in El Refugio (Ojocaliente, Zacatecas)
YearFemale InhabitantsMale inhabitantsTotal population
2020461460921
2010420394814
2005396371767
Evolution of the population in El Refugio: Total   Men   Women
Other demographic data in El Refugio:
20202010
Fertility rate (children per woman):3.314.06
Population coming from outside the State of Zacatecas:7.71%6.14%
Illiterate population:5.32%5.77%
Illiterate population (men):2.61%4.06%
Illiterate population (women):2.71%7.38%
Schooling level:7.095.70
Schooling level (men):6.795.54
Schooling level (women):7.385.86
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:39.96%27.89%
Employed population over 12 years (men):58.26%51.27%
Employed population over 12 years (women):21.69%5.95%
Number of inhabited private dwellings:236327
Homes with electricity:98.73%100.00%
Housing with piped water:98.73%99.04%
Dwellings with toilet or sanitary facilities:93.64%92.31%
Dwellings with radio:72.03%83.17%
Housing with television:96.61%96.15%
Housing with refrigerator:88.14%74.52%
Housing with washing machine:80.51%73.56%
Housing with automobile:46.61%42.31%
Households with personal computer, laptop or tablet:9.32%6.25%
Homes with landline telephone:16.53%60.10%
Dwellings with cellular phones:74.15%20.67%
Homes with Internet:25.00%1.92%
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

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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)6056116
Youth (6-14 years)7086156
Adults (15-59 years)250234484
Elderly (60+ years)8184165

Photos of El Refugio

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The Postal Code of El Refugio (Zacatecas) is 98700

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: 98700. If you want to know more about how Post Codes are determined in Mexico, the first two postal digits of El Refugio ("98") correspond to the state code of Zacatecas, 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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