La Atarjea (Cotija, Michoacán de Ocampo)

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The town of La Atarjea is located in the Municipality of Cotija (in the State of Michoacán de Ocampo). There are 40 inhabitants. In the list of the most populated towns of the whole municipality, it is the number #33 of the ranking. La Atarjea is at 1,742 meters of altitude.

Data: In La Atarjea, 9% of individuals have completed secondary education and 8% of households have a personal computer, laptop or tablet. More interesting data at the bottom of this page.

Do you want to locate the town of La Atarjea? You can find it at 8.3 kilometers, in direction South, from the town of Cotija de la Paz, which has the largest population within the municipality. To enjoy the La Atarjea location through satellite images, at the bottom of our webpage you have an interactive map.

Where is La Atarjea? How to get there? Map

Online map of La Atarjea in Michoacán de Ocampo, with an interactive cartography with which you can see closely the town, centered on Map marker

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The population of La Atarjea (Michoacán de Ocampo) is 40 inhabitants

Population data in La Atarjea (Cotija, Michoacán de Ocampo)
YearFemale InhabitantsMale inhabitantsTotal population
Evolution of the population in La Atarjea: Total   Men   Women
Other demographic data in La Atarjea:
Fertility rate (children per woman):4.157.14
Population coming from outside the State of Michoacán de Ocampo:12.50%9.09%
Illiterate population:17.50%9.09%
Illiterate population (men):10.00%7.14%
Illiterate population (women):7.50%10.53%
Schooling level:3.484
Schooling level (men):2.183.40
Schooling level (women):4.674.55
Indigenous culture data in La Atarjea:
Percentage of indigenous population:0.00%0.00%
Percentage speaking an indigenous language:0.00%0.00%
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 La Atarjea, compared with its municipality, with the percentage in the State of Michoacán de Ocampo, and in the country as a whole.

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Unemployment, economy and dwelling data in La Atarjea:
Employed population over 12 years:30.00%30.30%
Employed population over 12 years (men):47.62%71.43%
Employed population over 12 years (women):10.53%0.00%
Number of inhabited private dwellings:1220
Homes with electricity:100.00%100.00%
Housing with piped water:100.00%77.78%
Dwellings with toilet or sanitary facilities:100.00%100.00%
Dwellings with radio:58.33%77.78%
Housing with television:91.67%88.89%
Housing with refrigerator:100.00%88.89%
Housing with washing machine:100.00%88.89%
Housing with automobile:75.00%33.33%
Households with personal computer, laptop or tablet:8.33%0.00%
Homes with landline telephone:0.00%11.11%
Dwellings with cellular phones:100.00%55.56%
Homes with Internet:0.00%0.00%
Comparison of percentages of single persons in La Atarjea (over 12 years), comparing the same percentage with the municipality, with the State of Michoacán de Ocampo, and with the total for the country.

Satellite photo of La Atarjea

With the satellite map of La Atarjea 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 Cotija. Get free live access to satellite views of 2023 of La Atarjea.

Population pyramid of La Atarjea (Michoacán de Ocampo)

In La Atarjea 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 La Atarjea, 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 La Atarjea
Data of the age pyramid of the town La Atarjea (inhabitants year 2020)
Age rangeNumber of womenNumber of menTotal population
Infants (0-5 years)055
Youth (6-14 years)7512
Adults (15-59 years)9817
Elderly (60+ years)336

Photos of La Atarjea

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The Postal Code of La Atarjea (Michoacán de Ocampo) is 59948

Are you going to send a letter to La Atarjea? Do you have a friend in La Atarjea and want to send them a gift through the postal service? The Postal Code of La Atarjea consists of the following 5 digits: 59948. If you want to know more about how Post Codes are determined in Mexico, the first two postal digits of La Atarjea ("59") correspond to the state code of Michoacán de Ocampo, 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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  3. El Quinto (7 inhabitants)
  4. El Sauz (171 inhabitants)
  5. La Cuartilla (93 inhabitants)
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