Independencia (Chalcatongo de Hidalgo, Oaxaca)

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The town of Independencia is located in the Municipality of Chalcatongo de Hidalgo (in the State of Oaxaca). There are 356 inhabitants. In the list of the most populated towns of the whole municipality, it is the number #7 of the ranking. Independencia is at 2,440 meters of altitude.

Data: In Independencia, 31% of the population over 12 years is single and 18% of the households have Internet connection. More statistics at the bottom of this page.

Do you want to locate the town of Independencia? You can find it at 2.1 kilometers, in direction West, from the town of Chalcatongo de Hidalgo, 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 in Oaxaca, with an interactive cartography with which you can see closely the town, centered on Map marker


Enjoy spending hours looking at satellite images to find your home or remembering places in a village? We have obtained an updated satellite photo of Independencia and at this link you will navigate through its streets.

The population of Independencia (Oaxaca) is 356 inhabitants

Population data in Independencia (Chalcatongo de Hidalgo, Oaxaca)
YearFemale InhabitantsMale inhabitantsTotal population
2020195161356
2010187145332
2005132105237
Evolution of the population in Independencia: Total   Men   Women
Other demographic data in Independencia:
20202010
Fertility rate (children per woman):2.764.14
Population coming from outside the State of Oaxaca:10.39%10.54%
Illiterate population:8.43%10.84%
Illiterate population (men):1.97%4.14%
Illiterate population (women):6.46%16.04%
Schooling level:7.175.53
Schooling level (men):7.536.35
Schooling level (women):6.894.93
Indigenous culture data in Independencia:
20202010
Percentage of indigenous population:76.97%74.10%
Percentage speaking an indigenous language:41.29%35.54%
Percentage who speak an indigenous language and do not speak Spanish:0.28%0.30%
Comparison of percentages of indigenous population in the town of Independencia, 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 Independencia:
20202010
Employed population over 12 years:27.25%25.90%
Employed population over 12 years (men):38.51%46.21%
Employed population over 12 years (women):17.95%10.16%
Number of inhabited private dwellings:93187
Homes with electricity:100.00%96.20%
Housing with piped water:97.85%86.08%
Dwellings with toilet or sanitary facilities:25.81%96.20%
Dwellings with radio:67.74%79.75%
Housing with television:62.37%70.89%
Housing with refrigerator:31.18%20.25%
Housing with washing machine:58.06%45.57%
Housing with automobile:41.94%40.51%
Households with personal computer, laptop or tablet:11.83%2.53%
Homes with landline telephone:2.15%1.27%
Dwellings with cellular phones:77.42%7.59%
Homes with Internet:18.28%0.00%
Comparison of percentages of single persons in Independencia (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 Independencia

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


Population pyramid of Independencia (Oaxaca)

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

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)141630
Youth (6-14 years)383472
Adults (15-59 years)11487201
Elderly (60+ years)292453

Photos of Independencia

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The Postal Code of Independencia (Oaxaca) is 71105

Are you going to send a letter to Independencia? Do you have a friend in Independencia and want to send them a gift through the postal service? The Postal Code of Independencia consists of the following 5 digits: 71105. If you want to know more about how Post Codes are determined in Mexico, the first two postal digits of Independencia ("71") 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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