La Candelaria (Santiago Zacatepec, Oaxaca)

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The town of La Candelaria is located in the Municipality of Santiago Zacatepec (in the State of Oaxaca). There are 1,488 inhabitants. In the list of the most populated towns of the whole municipality, it is the number #2 of the ranking. La Candelaria is at 928 meters of altitude.

Data: In La Candelaria, 27% of the population over 12 years is single and 1% of the households have Internet connection. More statistics at the bottom of this page.

Do you want to locate the town of La Candelaria? You can find it at 6.9 kilometers, in direction South, from the town of Santiago Zacatepec, which has the largest population within the municipality. To enjoy the La Candelaria location through satellite images, at the bottom of our webpage you have an interactive map.

Where is La Candelaria? How to get there? Map

Map to know how to get to La Candelaria (Oaxaca) by road and with geographical references of the surrounding towns. With the controls you can zoom in and out to the position of La Candelaria, which has the following symbol 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 La Candelaria and at this link you will navigate through its streets.

The population of La Candelaria (Oaxaca) is 1,488 inhabitants

Population data in La Candelaria (Santiago Zacatepec, Oaxaca)
YearFemale InhabitantsMale inhabitantsTotal population
Evolution of the population in La Candelaria: Total   Men   Women
Other demographic data in La Candelaria:
Fertility rate (children per woman):2.6330.74
Population coming from outside the State of Oaxaca:0.07%0.00%
Illiterate population:34.88%36.20%
Illiterate population (men):15.19%30.74%
Illiterate population (women):19.69%41.86%
Schooling level:3.32.54
Schooling level (men):3.482.97
Schooling level (women):3.132.11
Indigenous culture data in La Candelaria:
Percentage of indigenous population:99.93%100.00%
Percentage speaking an indigenous language:83.87%88.36%
Percentage who speak an indigenous language and do not speak Spanish:38.31%42.54%
Comparison of percentages of indigenous population in the town of La Candelaria, 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 La Candelaria:
Employed population over 12 years:18.62%27.73%
Employed population over 12 years (men):33.56%51.44%
Employed population over 12 years (women):3.39%3.11%
Number of inhabited private dwellings:366392
Homes with electricity:92.90%68.66%
Housing with piped water:86.89%62.11%
Dwellings with toilet or sanitary facilities:1.37%95.16%
Dwellings with radio:26.78%41.03%
Housing with television:26.50%22.79%
Housing with refrigerator:13.93%7.41%
Housing with washing machine:1.37%0.00%
Housing with automobile:2.73%0.85%
Households with personal computer, laptop or tablet:1.09%0.00%
Homes with landline telephone:1.91%0.00%
Dwellings with cellular phones:5.46%0.57%
Homes with Internet:0.55%0.00%
Comparison of percentages of single persons in La Candelaria (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 La Candelaria

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

Population pyramid of La Candelaria (Oaxaca)

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

Population pyramid of La Candelaria
Data of the age pyramid of the town La Candelaria (inhabitants year 2020)
Age rangeNumber of womenNumber of menTotal population
Infants (0-5 years)105148253
Youth (6-14 years)143134277
Adults (15-59 years)414396810
Elderly (60+ years)7573148

Photos of La Candelaria

Would you like to see what this town looks like and enjoy landscape photos of La Candelaria? We have located on the Internet several beautiful images of places and locations nearby, so you can see the beauty of this Mexican town. Some are artistic photos and others are simply panoramic photos taken by amateurs and friends who simply like La Candelaria.

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The Postal Code of La Candelaria (Oaxaca) is 70201

Are you going to send a letter to La Candelaria? Do you have a friend in La Candelaria and want to send them a gift through the postal service? The Postal Code of La Candelaria consists of the following 5 digits: 70201. If you want to know more about how Post Codes are determined in Mexico, the first two postal digits of La Candelaria ("70") 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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Schools in La Candelaria

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Other towns in the Municipality of Santiago Zacatepec

  1. Arroyo Jabón (Rancho Jabón) (2 inhabitants)
  2. Barrio Guadalupe (88 inhabitants)
  3. Barrio María Auxiliadora (- inhabitants)
  4. Barrio Santa Cecilia (8 inhabitants)
  5. California (22 inhabitants)
  6. La Candelaria (1488 inhabitants)
  7. Los Palmares (- inhabitants)
  8. Piedra Puesta (3 inhabitants)
  9. Platanares (1 inhabitants)
  10. San Juan Metaltepec (1074 inhabitants)
  11. Santiago Zacatepec (2372 inhabitants)
  12. Temporal (31 inhabitants)
  13. Tierra Amarilla (- inhabitants)