El Salitrero (Oaxaca)

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All the information about this town of 264 inhabitants of the State of Oaxaca

The town of El Salitrero is located in the Municipality of Santa María Colotepec (in the State of Oaxaca). There are 264 inhabitants. Of all the towns in the municipality, it occupies the number #17 in terms of number of inhabitants. El Salitrero is at 120 meters of altitude.

Data: In El Salitrero, 50% of the inhabitants are catholic and 4% of the dwellings are equipped with a washing machine. At the bottom of this page you will find more information.

The town of El Salitrero is located at 9.8 kilometers from Brisas de Zicatela, which is the most populated locality in the municipality, in the Northeast direction. In addition, it is located at 19.5 kilometers from Santa María Colotepec, which is the capital of the municipality, in the East direction. If you browse our webpage, you will also find a map with the location of El Salitrero.

Where is El Salitrero? How to get there? Map

Online map of El Salitrero in Oaxaca, with an interactive cartography with which you can see closely the town, centered on Map marker

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The population of El Salitrero (Oaxaca) is 264 inhabitants

Population data in El Salitrero (Oaxaca)
YearFemale InhabitantsMale inhabitantsTotal population
Evolution of the population in El Salitrero: Total   Men   Women
Other demographic data in El Salitrero:
Fertility rate (children per woman):2.9312.70
Population coming from outside the State of Oaxaca:0.38%0.00%
Illiterate population:15.91%16.23%
Illiterate population (men):6.06%12.70%
Illiterate population (women):9.85%20.59%
Schooling level:5.524.12
Schooling level (men):5.884.82
Schooling level (women):5.163.33
Indigenous culture data in El Salitrero:
Percentage of indigenous population:90.53%87.28%
Percentage speaking an indigenous language:58.71%51.75%
Percentage who speak an indigenous language and do not speak Spanish:2.65%4.39%
Comparison of percentages of indigenous population in the town of El Salitrero, compared with its municipality, with the percentage in the State of Oaxaca, and in the country as a whole.

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Unemployment, economy and dwelling data in El Salitrero:
Employed population over 12 years:32.95%23.25%
Employed population over 12 years (men):51.47%41.27%
Employed population over 12 years (women):13.28%0.98%
Number of inhabited private dwellings:5447
Homes with electricity:83.33%93.18%
Housing with piped water:100.00%0.00%
Dwellings with toilet or sanitary facilities:12.96%100.00%
Dwellings with radio:16.67%70.45%
Housing with television:53.70%47.73%
Housing with refrigerator:48.15%34.09%
Housing with washing machine:3.70%9.09%
Housing with automobile:9.26%2.27%
Households with personal computer, laptop or tablet:3.70%0.00%
Homes with landline telephone:3.70%9.09%
Dwellings with cellular phones:53.70%0.00%
Homes with Internet:3.70%0.00%
Comparison of percentages of single persons in El Salitrero (over 12 years), comparing the same percentage with the municipality, with the State of Oaxaca, and with the total for the country.

Satellite photo of El Salitrero

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Population pyramid of El Salitrero (Oaxaca)

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

Population pyramid of El Salitrero
Data of the age pyramid of the town El Salitrero (inhabitants year 2020)
Age rangeNumber of womenNumber of menTotal population
Infants (0-5 years)182442
Youth (6-14 years)303565
Adults (15-59 years)7767144
Elderly (60+ years)31013

Photos of El Salitrero

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The Postal Code of El Salitrero (Oaxaca) is 70936

Are you going to send a letter to El Salitrero? Do you have a friend in El Salitrero and want to send them a gift through the postal service? The Postal Code of El Salitrero consists of the following 5 digits: 70936. If you want to know more about how Post Codes are determined in Mexico, the first two postal digits of El Salitrero ("70") correspond to the state code of Oaxaca, 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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