La Cascarona (Zacatecas)

The most complete information about the medium-sized town of La Cascarona (pictures, maps, statistics, population) on a single page.

Did you know that this town in Zacatecas has 285 inhabitants?

The town of La Cascarona (Zacatecas) belongs to the municipality of Loreto. There are 285 inhabitants and it is 2,029 meters altitude. The Magical Town of Real de Asientos is 18 minutes away by car (15 km). It is the most populated town in the position #26 of the whole municipality.

Last Update: 29.05.2024

Data: In La Cascarona, 87% of the inhabitants are catholic and 81% of the housings are equipped with a washing machine. At the bottom of this page you will find more information.

To locate this beautiful town inside the municipality, you must know that La Cascarona is located at 2.3 kilometers (in direction South) from the locality of Loreto, which is the one that has more inhabitants inside the municipality. With our webpage and with our satelital map that you can find below, you can know where is and visit the surroundings of La Cascarona.

#1 Where is La Cascarona? How to go? Map

Online map of La Cascarona (Zacatecas) 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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#2 The population of La Cascarona (Zacatecas) is 285 inhabitants

Population data in La Cascarona (Zacatecas)
YearFemale InhabitantsMale inhabitantsTotal population
Evolution of the population in La Cascarona: Total   Men   Women
Other demographic data in La Cascarona:
Fertility rate (children per woman):2.925.04
Population coming from outside the State of Zacatecas:17.19%18.97%
Illiterate population:4.91%4.74%
Illiterate population (men):2.11%5.04%
Illiterate population (women):2.81%4.42%
Schooling level:7.526.61
Schooling level (men):7.356.39
Schooling level (women):7.666.85
Indigenous culture data in La Cascarona:
Percentage of indigenous population:0.00%2.59%
Percentage speaking an indigenous language:0.00%0.86%
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 Cascarona, compared with its municipality, with the percentage in the State of Zacatecas, and in the country as a whole.

Find out more interesting facts about all the towns in the Municipality of Loreto (statistics, pictures, maps, restaurants...) at this link.

Unemployment, economy and housing data in La Cascarona:
Employed population over 12 years:34.39%34.91%
Employed population over 12 years (men):49.65%52.94%
Employed population over 12 years (women):19.44%15.93%
Number of inhabited private housings:7055
Homes with electricity:97.14%97.96%
Homes with piped water:98.57%75.51%
Homes with a toilet or sanitary facilities:88.57%79.59%
Homes with a radio:64.29%73.47%
Homes with a television:95.71%93.88%
Homes with a refrigerator:84.29%71.43%
Homes with a washing machine:81.43%65.31%
Homes with a car:51.43%59.18%
Households with personal computer, laptop or tablet:20.00%12.24%
Homes with landline telephone:0.00%8.16%
Homes with cell phones:82.86%63.27%
Homes with Internet:11.43%6.12%
Comparison of percentages of single persons in La Cascarona (over 12 years), comparing the same percentage with the municipality, with the State of Zacatecas, and with the total for the country.

#3 Satellite photo of La Cascarona

With the satellite map of La Cascarona 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 Loreto. Get free live access to satellite views of 2024 of La Cascarona.

#4 Hotels and Accommodation near La Cascarona

Many people want to stay in the town of La Cascarona itself, but unfortunately there are no hotels in the village yet. Don't worry, we have created this list of the closest accommodations, so you can ask if they have rooms available:

#5 What to do in La Cascarona

A weekend in La Cascarona and looking for tourist attractions? Tourism in La Cascarona and surroundings to find the best destinations.
Las mejores montes de La Cascarona para excursiones y actividades al aire libre:
  • El Avión (2106 meters): 7.2 km walk (94 minutes), heading Southeast.
  • Santa Elena (2213 meters): 8.2 km walk (169 minutes), heading Southeast.
  • El Castillo (2112 meters): 7.7 km walk (98 minutes), heading Southeast.
  • Cerro La Loma Larga (2051 meters): 11.4 km walk (185 minutes), heading Southwest.
Magical Towns to visit when in La Cascarona:Are you looking for charming villages in the surroundings of La Cascarona?:
  • La Florida (176 inhabitants): Located 3 km to the West (3 minutes by car)
  • El Prieto II (299 inhabitants): Located 3 km to the Northwest (4 minutes by car)
  • Loreto (26287 inhabitants): Located 4 km to the Southeast (4 minutes by car)
  • Norias de San Miguel (786 inhabitants): Located 5 km to the Southwest (7 minutes by car)
This information is based on geographical data. Distances may vary depending on terrain, driving style or walking conditions.

#6 Population pyramid of La Cascarona (Zacatecas)

In La Cascarona 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 Cascarona, 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 Cascarona
Data of the age pyramid of the town La Cascarona (inhabitants year 2020)
Age rangeNumber of womenNumber of menTotal population
Infants (0-5 years)222648
Youth (6-14 years)303363
Adults (15-59 years)8269151
Elderly (60+ years)101323

#7 Pictures of La Cascarona

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

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  3. El Prieto (449 inhabitants)
  4. El Vergel (3 inhabitants)
  5. Jesús María (155 inhabitants)
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  10. Rancho El Nogal (3 inhabitants)
  11. Rancho Zamora (David López Trinidad) (- inhabitants)
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  13. San José de la Lechuguilla (El Calvario) (- inhabitants)
  14. Santa Ana (Motor Amarillo) (5 inhabitants)
  15. Tanque de la Venada (7 inhabitants)