La Chilaíta

We have collected many facts about the medium-sized town of La Chilaíta, as well as pictures, maps or statistics.

So you will learn about this incredible town of 216 inhabitants of Oaxaca.

The town of La Chilaíta belongs to the municipality of Ocotlán de Morelos (State of Oaxaca). There are 216 inhabitants and it is 1,583 meters altitude. The Magical Town of San Pablo Villa Mitla is 56 minutes away by car (47 km). Of all the towns in the municipality, it occupies the number #11 in terms of number of inhabitants.

Last Update: 29.05.2024

Data: In La Chilaíta, 98% of the inhabitants are catholic and 65% of the housings are equipped with a washing machine. At the bottom of this page you will find more information.

The town of La Chilaíta is located at 4.1 kilometers from Ocotlán de Morelos, which is the most populated locality in the municipality, in the Northeast direction. If you browse our webpage, you will also find a map with the location of La Chilaíta.

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

Online map of La Chilaíta (Oaxaca) 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 Chilaíta (Oaxaca) is 216 inhabitants

Population data in La Chilaíta
YearFemale InhabitantsMale inhabitantsTotal population
Evolution of the population in La Chilaíta: Total   Men   Women
Other demographic data in La Chilaíta:
Fertility rate (children per woman):2.422.44
Population coming from outside the State of Oaxaca:4.63%6.01%
Illiterate population:5.56%8.20%
Illiterate population (men):1.39%2.44%
Illiterate population (women):4.17%12.87%
Schooling level:7.666.38
Schooling level (men):7.956.89
Schooling level (women):7.365.92
Indigenous culture data in La Chilaíta:
Percentage of indigenous population:3.70%0.00%
Percentage speaking an indigenous language:0.93%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 Chilaíta, 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 housing data in La Chilaíta:
Employed population over 12 years:65.74%22.40%
Employed population over 12 years (men):70.27%42.68%
Employed population over 12 years (women):60.95%5.94%
Number of inhabited private housings:4846
Homes with electricity:100.00%100.00%
Homes with piped water:100.00%5.00%
Homes with a toilet or sanitary facilities:29.17%100.00%
Homes with a radio:56.25%75.00%
Homes with a television:85.42%95.00%
Homes with a refrigerator:66.67%65.00%
Homes with a washing machine:64.58%67.50%
Homes with a car:22.92%22.50%
Households with personal computer, laptop or tablet:16.67%5.00%
Homes with landline telephone:0.00%10.00%
Homes with cell phones:91.67%55.00%
Homes with Internet:37.50%0.00%
Comparison of percentages of single persons in La Chilaíta (over 12 years), comparing the same percentage with the municipality, with the State of Oaxaca, and with the total for the country.

#3 Satellite photo of La Chilaíta

With the satellite map of La Chilaíta 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 Ocotlán de Morelos. Get free live access to satellite views of 2024 of La Chilaíta.

#4 Hotels and Accommodation near La Chilaíta

Many people want to stay in the town of La Chilaíta 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 Chilaíta

Want to know what to see in La Chilaíta if you are visiting this town?Here are some ideas of activities to enjoy La Chilaíta.
Las mejores montes de La Chilaíta para excursiones y actividades al aire libre:
  • Cerro Loma del Ocote (1815 meters): 1.2 km walk (17 minutes), heading Northeast.
  • Cerro Guiavitune (1775 meters): 4.4 km walk (83 minutes), heading Southeast.
  • Cerro Alvidoo (1758 meters): 5.3 km walk (68 minutes), heading West.
  • Cerro La Cumbre (1816 meters): 5.4 km walk (77 minutes), heading Southeast.
Magical Towns to visit when in La Chilaíta:Are you looking for charming villages in the surroundings of La Chilaíta?:
  • La Tortolita (371 inhabitants): Located 2 km to the North (2 minutes by car)
  • El Llano (48 inhabitants): Located 2 km to the Southeast (3 minutes by car)
  • Rancho el Moreno (231 inhabitants): Located 2 km to the North (3 minutes by car)
  • San Isidro (53 inhabitants): Located 3 km to the South (4 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 Chilaíta (Oaxaca)

In La Chilaíta 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 Chilaíta, 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 Chilaíta
Data of the age pyramid of the town La Chilaíta (inhabitants year 2020)
Age rangeNumber of womenNumber of menTotal population
Infants (0-5 years)111324
Youth (6-14 years)182038
Adults (15-59 years)6265127
Elderly (60+ years)141327

#7 Pictures of La Chilaíta

In order for you to enjoy nature around La Chilaíta, 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 Chilaíta, so you can even use it as a wallpaper to always remember this beautiful town.

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Average Rating: 5.0/5
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#11 Other towns in the Municipality of Ocotlán de Morelos

  1. Buenavista (393 inhabitants)
  2. Crucero de Tocuela (Kilómetro 28) (12 inhabitants)
  3. Ex-Hacienda Tocuela (57 inhabitants)
  4. La Chilaíta (216 inhabitants)
  5. La Mojonera (- inhabitants)
  6. La Soledad (39 inhabitants)
  7. Lachilagua (262 inhabitants)
  8. Paraje Garabato Hermoso (3 inhabitants)
  9. Praxedis de Guerrero (1800 inhabitants)
  10. Rancho de los Amadores (86 inhabitants)
  11. El Ciruelo (Rancho El Ciruelo) (137 inhabitants)
  12. Rancho El Moreno (231 inhabitants)
  13. Rancho Galea (215 inhabitants)
  14. San Cristóbal Ixcatlán (163 inhabitants)
  15. San Pedro Guegorexe (1036 inhabitants)