Ichintón (Chiapas)

Learn about large village of Ichintón through its photos, maps and population statistics.

All the information about this town of 678 inhabitants of the State of Chiapas

The town of Ichintón is located in the Municipality of Chamula (in the State of Chiapas). There are 678 inhabitants. Of all the towns in the municipality, it occupies the number #57 in terms of number of inhabitants. Ichintón is at 2,240 meters of altitude.

Data: In Ichintón, there is a percentage of 98% of indigenous population and 76% of the households have a cell phone. Need more statistics on Ichintón? They are at the bottom of this page.

The town of Ichintón is located at 2.9 kilometers from Chamula, which is the most populated locality in the municipality, in the North direction. If you browse our webpage, you will also find a map with the location of Ichintón.

Where is Ichintón? How to get there? Map

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

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The population of Ichintón (Chiapas) is 678 inhabitants

Population data in Ichintón (Chiapas)
YearFemale InhabitantsMale inhabitantsTotal population
Evolution of the population in Ichintón: Total   Men   Women
Other demographic data in Ichintón:
Fertility rate (children per woman):2.1713.92
Population coming from outside the State of Chiapas:0.59%0.00%
Illiterate population:20.06%24.68%
Illiterate population (men):6.05%13.92%
Illiterate population (women):14.01%32.90%
Schooling level:5.024.08
Schooling level (men):5.985.28
Schooling level (women):4.253.27
Indigenous culture data in Ichintón:
Percentage of indigenous population:98.23%100.00%
Percentage speaking an indigenous language:82.45%87.93%
Percentage who speak an indigenous language and do not speak Spanish:26.70%38.94%
Comparison of percentages of indigenous population in the town of Ichintón, compared with its municipality, with the percentage in the State of Chiapas, and in the country as a whole.

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Unemployment, economy and dwelling data in Ichintón:
Employed population over 12 years:39.68%36.93%
Employed population over 12 years (men):53.42%55.27%
Employed population over 12 years (women):28.30%22.90%
Number of inhabited private dwellings:171174
Homes with electricity:96.49%96.77%
Housing with piped water:94.15%71.77%
Dwellings with toilet or sanitary facilities:91.23%78.23%
Dwellings with radio:54.97%56.45%
Housing with television:72.51%41.13%
Housing with refrigerator:18.13%1.61%
Housing with washing machine:9.36%3.23%
Housing with automobile:7.60%3.23%
Households with personal computer, laptop or tablet:4.09%0.81%
Homes with landline telephone:2.34%2.42%
Dwellings with cellular phones:76.02%25.81%
Homes with Internet:2.34%0.00%
Comparison of percentages of single persons in Ichintón (over 12 years), comparing the same percentage with the municipality, with the State of Chiapas, and with the total for the country.

Hotels and Accommodation near Ichintón

Many people want to stay in the town of Ichintón 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 Ichintón

Amazing satellite GPS maps of Ichintón, to see from space this beautiful village, as well as the surroundings of the municipality of Chamula. Get free live access to satellite views of 2023 of Ichintón.

Population pyramid of Ichintón (Chiapas)

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

Population pyramid of Ichintón
Data of the age pyramid of the town Ichintón (inhabitants year 2020)
Age rangeNumber of womenNumber of menTotal population
Infants (0-5 years)484795
Youth (6-14 years)6756123
Adults (15-59 years)231182413
Elderly (60+ years)252247

Photos of Ichintón

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