Independencia (San Juan Cancuc, Chiapas)

Maps, photos and statistics of Independencia, a beautiful medium-sized town of 407 inhabitants of the State of Chiapas

The town of Independencia is located in the Municipality of San Juan Cancuc (in the State of Chiapas). There are 407 inhabitants. In the list of the most populated towns of the whole municipality, it is the number #26 of the ranking. Independencia is at 890 meters of altitude.

Data: In Independencia, there is a percentage of 100% of indigenous population and 27% of the households have a cell phone. Need more statistics on Independencia? They are at the bottom of this page.

Do you want to locate the town of Independencia? You can find it at 6.8 kilometers, in direction Southesast, from the town of San Juan Cancuc, which has the largest population within the municipality. To enjoy the Independencia location through satellite images, at the bottom of our webpage you have an interactive map.

Where is Independencia? How to get there? Map

Online map of Independencia (Chiapas) to be able to get to and make trips around this town. With the zoom controls you can zoom in (+) or out (-) to locate the village.


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The population of Independencia (Chiapas) is 407 inhabitants

Population data in Independencia (San Juan Cancuc, Chiapas)
YearFemale InhabitantsMale inhabitantsTotal population
2020232175407
2010190159349
2005142127269
Evolution of the population in Independencia: Total   Men   Women
Other demographic data in Independencia:
20202010
Fertility rate (children per woman):3.036.92
Population coming from outside the State of Chiapas:0.00%0.00%
Illiterate population:12.29%12.61%
Illiterate population (men):2.70%6.92%
Illiterate population (women):9.58%17.37%
Schooling level:6.074.82
Schooling level (men):7.046.10
Schooling level (women):5.293.54
Indigenous culture data in Independencia:
20202010
Percentage of indigenous population:100.00%91.40%
Percentage speaking an indigenous language:84.03%78.80%
Percentage who speak an indigenous language and do not speak Spanish:46.19%57.02%
Comparison of percentages of indigenous population in the town of Independencia, 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 Independencia:
20202010
Employed population over 12 years:0.98%20.34%
Employed population over 12 years (men):2.29%42.77%
Employed population over 12 years (women):0.00%1.58%
Number of inhabited private dwellings:7464
Homes with electricity:98.65%93.88%
Housing with piped water:98.65%81.63%
Dwellings with toilet or sanitary facilities:22.97%87.76%
Dwellings with radio:0.00%20.41%
Housing with television:13.51%12.24%
Housing with refrigerator:2.70%0.00%
Housing with washing machine:1.35%0.00%
Housing with automobile:0.00%0.00%
Households with personal computer, laptop or tablet:0.00%0.00%
Homes with landline telephone:0.00%0.00%
Dwellings with cellular phones:27.03%0.00%
Homes with Internet:1.35%0.00%
Comparison of percentages of single persons in Independencia (over 12 years), comparing the same percentage with the municipality, with the State of Chiapas, and with the total for the country.

Satellite photo of Independencia

With the satellite map of Independencia 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 San Juan Cancuc. You can search free satellite map (2023) of Independencia.


Population pyramid of Independencia (Chiapas)

In Independencia 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 Independencia, 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 Independencia
Data of the age pyramid of the town Independencia (inhabitants year 2020)
Age rangeNumber of womenNumber of menTotal population
Infants (0-5 years)512778
Youth (6-14 years)544599
Adults (15-59 years)11694210
Elderly (60+ years)11920

Photos of Independencia

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The Postal Code of Independencia (Chiapas) is 29795

Do you want to know the Postal Code of Independencia 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: 29795. The first two digits of the ZIP code of Independencia ("29") correspond to the State of Chiapas, 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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