La Colmena (San Simón Zahuatlán, Oaxaca)

Learn about medium-sized town of La Colmena through its photos, maps and population statistics.

All the information about this town of 379 inhabitants of the State of Oaxaca

The town of La Colmena is located in the Municipality of San Simón Zahuatlán (in the State of Oaxaca). There are 379 inhabitants. Of all the towns in the municipality, it occupies the number #5 in terms of number of inhabitants. La Colmena is at 1,885 meters of altitude.

Data: In La Colmena, 30% of the population over 12 years is single and 0% of the households have Internet connection. More statistics at the bottom of this page.

The town of La Colmena is located at 1.2 kilometers from San Simón Zahuatlán, which is the most populated locality in the municipality, in the West direction. If you browse our webpage, you will also find a map with the location of La Colmena.

Where is La Colmena? How to get there? Map

Map to know how to get to La Colmena (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 Colmena, which has the following symbol Map marker

Want to view a satellite photo of La Colmena? In this link you can see a satellite image of the area, completely updated, to locate your house, for example.

The population of La Colmena (Oaxaca) is 379 inhabitants

Population data in La Colmena (San Simón Zahuatlán, Oaxaca)
YearFemale InhabitantsMale inhabitantsTotal population
Evolution of the population in La Colmena: Total   Men   Women
Other demographic data in La Colmena:
Fertility rate (children per woman):3.099.60
Population coming from outside the State of Oaxaca:0.79%0.00%
Illiterate population:12.66%15.35%
Illiterate population (men):4.75%9.60%
Illiterate population (women):7.92%20.93%
Schooling level:5.824.71
Schooling level (men):6.265.44
Schooling level (women):5.363.97
Indigenous culture data in La Colmena:
Percentage of indigenous population:100.00%97.64%
Percentage speaking an indigenous language:81.79%82.28%
Percentage who speak an indigenous language and do not speak Spanish:13.98%18.50%
Comparison of percentages of indigenous population in the town of La Colmena, compared with its municipality, with the percentage in the State of Oaxaca, and in the country as a whole.

Find out more interesting facts about all the towns in the Municipality of San Simón Zahuatlán (statistics, photos, maps, restaurants...) at this link.

Unemployment, economy and dwelling data in La Colmena:
Employed population over 12 years:14.25%4.72%
Employed population over 12 years (men):25.26%8.00%
Employed population over 12 years (women):2.70%1.55%
Number of inhabited private dwellings:4037
Homes with electricity:97.50%97.06%
Housing with piped water:97.50%85.29%
Dwellings with toilet or sanitary facilities:45.00%50.00%
Dwellings with radio:60.00%55.88%
Housing with television:85.00%94.12%
Housing with refrigerator:45.00%26.47%
Housing with washing machine:15.00%20.59%
Housing with automobile:52.50%35.29%
Households with personal computer, laptop or tablet:2.50%0.00%
Homes with landline telephone:2.50%32.35%
Dwellings with cellular phones:77.50%5.88%
Homes with Internet:0.00%0.00%
Comparison of percentages of single persons in La Colmena (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 Colmena

With the satellite map of La Colmena 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 San Simón Zahuatlán. Get free live access to satellite views of 2023 of La Colmena.

Population pyramid of La Colmena (Oaxaca)

In La Colmena 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 Colmena, 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 Colmena
Data of the age pyramid of the town La Colmena (inhabitants year 2020)
Age rangeNumber of womenNumber of menTotal population
Infants (0-5 years)353974
Youth (6-14 years)413980
Adults (15-59 years)103106209
Elderly (60+ years)61016

Photos of La Colmena

Would you like to see what this town looks like and enjoy landscape photos of La Colmena? 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 Colmena.

Enjoy photos of La Colmena at this link

Vote for La Colmena

Do you like La Colmena or don't you like it very much? Now you can vote for La Colmena to let everyone know about it. Use these stars ("0" you don't like it much, "5" you like it a lot) to rate it with your opinion.

Average Rating: 0.0/5
(considering 0 votes)

Schools in La Colmena

>>> Map with all the towns within the municipality of San Simón Zahuatlán

>>> Click here to see more towns in the State of Oaxaca (statistics, photos, maps, restaurants, hotels,...) <<<

Other towns in the Municipality of San Simón Zahuatlán

  1. Barrio Juquilita (321 inhabitants)
  2. Cañada del Tecolote (327 inhabitants)
  3. 5 de Mayo (604 inhabitants)
  4. Guadalupe Sabino (Barrio el Sabino) (379 inhabitants)
  5. La Colmena (379 inhabitants)
  6. La Salud (206 inhabitants)
  7. Las Tres Cruces (251 inhabitants)
  8. Rancho Nuevo (111 inhabitants)
  9. San Miguel (318 inhabitants)
  10. San Simón Zahuatlán (1648 inhabitants)
  11. Santa Cruz (243 inhabitants)
  12. Tierra Colorada (153 inhabitants)