El Zacatal (Candelaria Loxicha, Oaxaca)

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The town of El Zacatal is located in the Municipality of Candelaria Loxicha (in the State of Oaxaca). There are 217 inhabitants. In the list of the most populated towns of the whole municipality, it is the number #19 of the ranking. El Zacatal is at 543 meters of altitude.

Data: In El Zacatal, 94% of the inhabitants are catholic and 9% of the dwellings are equipped with a washing machine. At the bottom of this page you will find more information.

Do you want to locate the town of El Zacatal? You can find it at 2.2 kilometers, in direction West, from the town of Candelaria Loxicha, which has the largest population within the municipality. To enjoy the El Zacatal location through satellite images, at the bottom of our webpage you have an interactive map.

Where is El Zacatal? How to get there? Map

Online map of El Zacatal 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 Zacatal (Oaxaca) is 217 inhabitants

Population data in El Zacatal (Candelaria Loxicha, Oaxaca)
YearFemale InhabitantsMale inhabitantsTotal population
Evolution of the population in El Zacatal: Total   Men   Women
Other demographic data in El Zacatal:
Fertility rate (children per woman):3.528.54
Population coming from outside the State of Oaxaca:0.92%0.00%
Illiterate population:7.37%12.64%
Illiterate population (men):0.92%8.54%
Illiterate population (women):6.45%16.30%
Schooling level:5.564.08
Schooling level (men):5.784.52
Schooling level (women):5.353.66
Indigenous culture data in El Zacatal:
Percentage of indigenous population:97.70%100.00%
Percentage speaking an indigenous language:71.89%77.59%
Percentage who speak an indigenous language and do not speak Spanish:3.23%4.60%
Comparison of percentages of indigenous population in the town of El Zacatal, 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 Zacatal:
Employed population over 12 years:23.04%26.44%
Employed population over 12 years (men):41.82%48.78%
Employed population over 12 years (women):3.74%6.52%
Number of inhabited private dwellings:4545
Homes with electricity:95.56%89.74%
Housing with piped water:91.11%89.74%
Dwellings with toilet or sanitary facilities:22.22%100.00%
Dwellings with radio:53.33%66.67%
Housing with television:57.78%43.59%
Housing with refrigerator:42.22%20.51%
Housing with washing machine:8.89%0.00%
Housing with automobile:8.89%0.00%
Households with personal computer, laptop or tablet:8.89%0.00%
Homes with landline telephone:15.56%0.00%
Dwellings with cellular phones:77.78%2.56%
Homes with Internet:0.00%0.00%
Comparison of percentages of single persons in El Zacatal (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 Zacatal

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

Population pyramid of El Zacatal (Oaxaca)

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

Population pyramid of El Zacatal
Data of the age pyramid of the town El Zacatal (inhabitants year 2020)
Age rangeNumber of womenNumber of menTotal population
Infants (0-5 years)232548
Youth (6-14 years)293059
Adults (15-59 years)484795
Elderly (60+ years)7815

Photos of El Zacatal

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The Postal Code of El Zacatal (Oaxaca) is 70954

Are you going to send a letter to El Zacatal? Do you have a friend in El Zacatal and want to send them a gift through the postal service? The Postal Code of El Zacatal consists of the following 5 digits: 70954. If you want to know more about how Post Codes are determined in Mexico, the first two postal digits of El Zacatal ("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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  3. Corozal Pacífico (53 inhabitants)
  4. Los Caulote (352 inhabitants)
  5. La Oaxaqueña (- inhabitants)
  6. Llano Frío (27 inhabitants)
  7. Rancho Escondido (4 inhabitants)
  8. Río los Peces (163 inhabitants)
  9. Rocío Obscurana (3 inhabitants)
  10. San Martín Ondinas (312 inhabitants)
  11. San Mateo (142 inhabitants)
  12. San Salvador (26 inhabitants)
  13. Santa Rita (- inhabitants)
  14. Sendero de Luz (7 inhabitants)
  15. Tierra Blanca (Corozal) (152 inhabitants)