El Refugio (Villa Hidalgo, Zacatecas)

Maps, photos and statistics of El Refugio, a beautiful large village of 1,797 inhabitants of the State of Zacatecas

The town of El Refugio is located in the Municipality of Villa Hidalgo (in the State of Zacatecas). There are 1,797 inhabitants. Of all the towns in the municipality, it occupies the number #2 in terms of number of inhabitants. El Refugio is at 2,116 meters of altitude.

Data: In El Refugio, 31% of the population over 12 years is single and 30% of the households have Internet connection. More statistics at the bottom of this page.

The town of El Refugio is located at 5.2 kilometers from Villa Hidalgo, 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 Refugio.

Where is El Refugio? How to get there? Map

Map to know how to get to El Refugio (Zacatecas) by road and with geographical references of the surrounding towns. With the controls you can zoom in and out to the position of El Refugio, which has the following symbol Map marker

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The population of El Refugio (Zacatecas) is 1,797 inhabitants

Population data in El Refugio (Villa Hidalgo, Zacatecas)
YearFemale InhabitantsMale inhabitantsTotal population
Evolution of the population in El Refugio: Total   Men   Women
Other demographic data in El Refugio:
Fertility rate (children per woman):2.573.49
Population coming from outside the State of Zacatecas:8.35%7.29%
Illiterate population:4.28%4.43%
Illiterate population (men):1.95%3.49%
Illiterate population (women):2.34%5.37%
Schooling level:8.387.23
Schooling level (men):8.287.08
Schooling level (women):8.487.36
Indigenous culture data in El Refugio:
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:
Employed population over 12 years:32.22%29.56%
Employed population over 12 years (men):47.95%51.57%
Employed population over 12 years (women):16.33%7.48%
Number of inhabited private dwellings:440444
Homes with electricity:99.55%97.94%
Housing with piped water:99.77%97.43%
Dwellings with toilet or sanitary facilities:94.32%93.57%
Dwellings with radio:59.09%77.89%
Housing with television:95.45%94.34%
Housing with refrigerator:85.23%67.35%
Housing with washing machine:79.77%70.44%
Housing with automobile:43.64%42.16%
Households with personal computer, laptop or tablet:11.36%6.43%
Homes with landline telephone:15.68%29.82%
Dwellings with cellular phones:85.23%48.59%
Homes with Internet:29.77%1.03%
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.

Hotels and Accommodation near El Refugio

Many people want to stay in the town of El Refugio itself, but unfortunately there are no hotels in the village yet. Don't worry, we have created this list of the closest accommodations, so you can ask if they have rooms available.:

Satellite photo of El Refugio

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

Population pyramid of El Refugio (Zacatecas)

We have compiled data on number of inhabitants of El Refugio 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 Refugio there is a generational replacement.

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)105119224
Youth (6-14 years)167179346
Adults (15-59 years)5225041,026
Elderly (60+ years)100101201

Photos of El Refugio

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Schools in El Refugio

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