El Zapote (Santa María Tonameca, Oaxaca)

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Did you know that this town in Oaxaca has 310 inhabitants?

The town of El Zapote is located in the Municipality of Santa María Tonameca (in the State of Oaxaca). There are 310 inhabitants. Of all the towns in the municipality, it occupies the number #27 in terms of number of inhabitants. El Zapote is at 103 meters of altitude.

Data: In El Zapote, 74% of the inhabitants are catholic and 14% of the dwellings are equipped with a washing machine. At the bottom of this page you will find more information.

The town of El Zapote is located at 24.6 kilometers from San Francisco Cozoaltepec, which is the most populated locality in the municipality, in the West direction. In addition, it is located at 5.3 kilometers from Santa María Tonameca, which is the capital of the municipality, in the West direction. If you browse our webpage, you will also find a map with the location of El Zapote.

Where is El Zapote? How to get there? Map

Location map of El Zapote in Oaxaca: Use the controls in the upper left area to zoom in (+) or out (-). This is a satellite photo centered in El Zapote, which is marked with the following symbol Map marker


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The population of El Zapote (Oaxaca) is 310 inhabitants

Population data in El Zapote (Santa María Tonameca, Oaxaca)
YearFemale InhabitantsMale inhabitantsTotal population
2020166144310
2010119128247
2005132145277
Evolution of the population in El Zapote: Total   Men   Women
Other demographic data in El Zapote:
20202010
Fertility rate (children per woman):3.0610.94
Population coming from outside the State of Oaxaca:0.65%0.00%
Illiterate population:17.10%17.41%
Illiterate population (men):5.16%10.94%
Illiterate population (women):11.94%24.37%
Schooling level:4.984.25
Schooling level (men):5.524.95
Schooling level (women):4.473.44
Indigenous culture data in El Zapote:
20202010
Percentage of indigenous population:94.19%92.71%
Percentage speaking an indigenous language:65.16%77.73%
Percentage who speak an indigenous language and do not speak Spanish:5.48%0.00%
Comparison of percentages of indigenous population in the town of El Zapote, 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 Zapote:
20202010
Employed population over 12 years:46.13%31.98%
Employed population over 12 years (men):68.06%60.16%
Employed population over 12 years (women):27.11%1.68%
Number of inhabited private dwellings:8062
Homes with electricity:92.50%100.00%
Housing with piped water:96.25%0.00%
Dwellings with toilet or sanitary facilities:43.75%78.85%
Dwellings with radio:56.25%71.15%
Housing with television:57.50%61.54%
Housing with refrigerator:63.75%51.92%
Housing with washing machine:13.75%3.85%
Housing with automobile:17.50%3.85%
Households with personal computer, laptop or tablet:1.25%0.00%
Homes with landline telephone:26.25%1.92%
Dwellings with cellular phones:51.25%1.92%
Homes with Internet:5.00%0.00%
Comparison of percentages of single persons in El Zapote (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 Zapote

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


Population pyramid of El Zapote (Oaxaca)

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

Population pyramid of El Zapote
Data of the age pyramid of the town El Zapote (inhabitants year 2020)
Age rangeNumber of womenNumber of menTotal population
Infants (0-5 years)171936
Youth (6-14 years)351853
Adults (15-59 years)9392185
Elderly (60+ years)211536

Photos of El Zapote

In order for you to enjoy nature around El Zapote, we have compiled a collection of sightseeing and monument photographs of the town and its surroundings. Access a completely free online image gallery of El Zapote, so you can even use it as a wallpaper to always remember this beautiful town.

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The Postal Code of El Zapote (Oaxaca) is 70944

Do you want to know the Postal Code of El Zapote so that you can send postal packages and letters with complete confidence that they will arrive at their destination? Write down the following 5 digits: 70944. The first two digits of the ZIP code of El Zapote ("70") correspond to the State of Oaxaca, and the last three identify the town itself. As a curiosity, there may be several locations in the same State with the same Post Code.

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