Higuera Blanca (Bahía de Banderas, Nayarit)

Maps, photos and statistics of Higuera Blanca, a beautiful large village of 1,696 inhabitants of the State of Nayarit

The town of Higuera Blanca is located in the Municipality of Bahía de Banderas (in the State of Nayarit). There are 1,696 inhabitants. It is the most populated town in the position #15 of the whole municipality. Higuera Blanca is at 31 meters of altitude.

Data: In Higuera Blanca, 70% of the inhabitants are catholic and 71% of the dwellings are equipped with a washing machine. At the bottom of this page you will find more information.

To locate this beautiful town within the municipality, you must know that Higuera Blanca is located at 22.7 kilometers (in direction West) from the locality of San José del Valle, which is the one that has more inhabitants within the municipality. Also, from the capital of the municipality (Valle de Banderas) it is at 25.1 kilometers in direction West. Thanks to our webpage and the satellite map that you can locate at the bottom, you can see the position and visit the surroundings of Higuera Blanca.

#1 Where is Higuera Blanca? How to get there? Map

How to get to the town of Higuera Blanca in Nayarit? Using this map, use the controls to zoom in and out on the village and others in the vicinity to see the direct route, and to be able to plan, for example, hiking activities in Higuera Blanca.


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#2 The population of Higuera Blanca (Nayarit) is 1,696 inhabitants

Population data in Higuera Blanca (Bahía de Banderas, Nayarit)
YearFemale InhabitantsMale inhabitantsTotal population
Evolution of the population in Higuera Blanca: Total   Men   Women
Other demographic data in Higuera Blanca:
Fertility rate (children per woman):2.33.14
Population coming from outside the State of Nayarit:46.05%39.04%
Illiterate population:2.12%3.16%
Illiterate population (men):1.36%3.14%
Illiterate population (women):0.77%3.18%
Schooling level:8.227.26
Schooling level (men):8.087.22
Schooling level (women):8.377.31
Indigenous culture data in Higuera Blanca:
Percentage of indigenous population:6.25%0.22%
Percentage speaking an indigenous language:1.89%0.22%
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 Higuera Blanca, compared with its municipality, with the percentage in the State of Nayarit, and in the country as a whole.

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Unemployment, economy and dwelling data in Higuera Blanca:
Employed population over 12 years:53.48%36.84%
Employed population over 12 years (men):62.31%53.71%
Employed population over 12 years (women):44.11%18.94%
Number of inhabited private dwellings:474488
Homes with electricity:97.68%98.34%
Housing with piped water:98.95%90.30%
Dwellings with toilet or sanitary facilities:96.20%92.52%
Dwellings with radio:38.19%59.28%
Housing with television:86.29%90.86%
Housing with refrigerator:90.93%86.70%
Housing with washing machine:70.89%76.45%
Housing with automobile:52.95%55.96%
Households with personal computer, laptop or tablet:30.38%17.45%
Homes with landline telephone:18.35%24.65%
Dwellings with cellular phones:95.57%80.33%
Homes with Internet:44.09%8.86%
Comparison of percentages of single persons in Higuera Blanca (over 12 years), comparing the same percentage with the municipality, with the State of Nayarit, and with the total for the country.

#3 Satellite photo of Higuera Blanca

With the satellite map of Higuera Blanca will I be able to look for my location? Yes, access the map, zoom in and see the surroundings of this town and the municipality of Bahía de Banderas. You can search free satellite map (2024) of Higuera Blanca.

#4 Population pyramid of Higuera Blanca (Nayarit)

In Higuera Blanca 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 Higuera Blanca, 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 Higuera Blanca
Data of the age pyramid of the town Higuera Blanca (inhabitants year 2020)
Age rangeNumber of womenNumber of menTotal population
Infants (0-5 years)99101200
Youth (6-14 years)163184347
Adults (15-59 years)482513995
Elderly (60+ years)7975154

#5 Photos of Higuera Blanca

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

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#6 The Postal Code of Higuera Blanca (Nayarit) is 63734

Do you want to know the Postal Code of Higuera Blanca 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: 63734. The first two digits of the ZIP code of Higuera Blanca ("63") correspond to the State of Nayarit, 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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