La Cantera (Tepic, Nayarit)

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The town of La Cantera is located in the Municipality of Tepic (in the State of Nayarit). There are 2,561 inhabitants. It is the most populated town in the position #12 of the whole municipality. La Cantera is at 960 meters of altitude.

Data: In La Cantera, 82% of the inhabitants are catholic and 71% of the dwellings are equipped with a washing machine. At the bottom of this page you will find more information.

To locate this beautiful town within the municipality, you must know that La Cantera is located at 7.7 kilometers (in direction East) from the locality of Tepic, which is the one that has more inhabitants within the municipality. Thanks to our webpage and the satellite map that you can locate at the bottom, you can see the position and visit the surroundings of La Cantera.

Where is La Cantera? How to get there? Map

Location map of La Cantera in Nayarit: Use the controls in the upper left area to zoom in (+) or out (-). This is a satellite photo centered in La Cantera, which is marked with 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 Cantera and at this link you will navigate through its streets.

The population of La Cantera (Nayarit) is 2,561 inhabitants

Population data in La Cantera (Tepic, Nayarit)
YearFemale InhabitantsMale inhabitantsTotal population
2020128112802561
20105835911174
20055575631120
Evolution of the population in La Cantera: Total   Men   Women
Other demographic data in La Cantera:
20202010
Fertility rate (children per woman):2.344.06
Population coming from outside the State of Nayarit:14.88%2.90%
Illiterate population:2.34%3.66%
Illiterate population (men):1.29%4.06%
Illiterate population (women):1.05%3.26%
Schooling level:9.057.59
Schooling level (men):8.767.33
Schooling level (women):9.347.85
Indigenous culture data in La Cantera:
20202010
Percentage of indigenous population:6.99%4.34%
Percentage speaking an indigenous language:3.32%3.07%
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 Cantera, compared with its municipality, with the percentage in the State of Nayarit, and in the country as a whole.

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Unemployment, economy and dwelling data in La Cantera:
20202010
Employed population over 12 years:46.78%32.71%
Employed population over 12 years (men):58.59%55.84%
Employed population over 12 years (women):34.97%9.26%
Number of inhabited private dwellings:720434
Homes with electricity:99.58%99.35%
Housing with piped water:98.89%93.49%
Dwellings with toilet or sanitary facilities:99.17%91.86%
Dwellings with radio:69.86%63.84%
Housing with television:91.81%96.74%
Housing with refrigerator:91.11%87.95%
Housing with washing machine:71.25%70.03%
Housing with automobile:47.36%50.49%
Households with personal computer, laptop or tablet:30.14%12.38%
Homes with landline telephone:18.75%51.14%
Dwellings with cellular phones:94.44%50.81%
Homes with Internet:53.61%6.19%
Comparison of percentages of single persons in La Cantera (over 12 years), comparing the same percentage with the municipality, with the State of Nayarit, and with the total for the country.

Satellite photo of La Cantera

Amazing satellite GPS maps of La Cantera, to see from space this beautiful village, as well as the surroundings of the municipality of Tepic. You can search free satellite map (2021) of La Cantera.


Population pyramid of La Cantera (Nayarit)

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

Population pyramid of La Cantera
Data of the age pyramid of the town La Cantera (inhabitants year 2020)
Age rangeNumber of womenNumber of menTotal population
Infants (0-5 years)181148329
Youth (6-14 years)236241477
Adults (15-59 years)7647751,539
Elderly (60+ years)100116216

Photos of La Cantera

In order for you to enjoy nature around La Cantera, we have compiled a collection of sightseeing and monument photographs of the town and its surroundings. Access a completely free online image gallery of La Cantera, so you can even use it as a wallpaper to always remember this beautiful town.

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The Postal Code of La Cantera (Nayarit) is 63506

Do you want to know the Postal Code of La Cantera 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: 63506. The first two digits of the ZIP code of La Cantera ("63") correspond to the State of Nayarit, 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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