La Cruz (Oaxaca)

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The town of La Cruz (Oaxaca) belongs to the municipality of San Gabriel Mixtepec. There are 60 inhabitants and it is 578 meters altitude. The Magical Town of Santa Catarina Juquila is 66 minutes away by car (45 km). Of all the towns in the municipality, it occupies the number #6 in terms of number of inhabitants.

Last Update: 29.05.2024

Data: In La Cruz, there is a percentage of 0% of indigenous population and 88% of the households have a cell phone. Need more statistics on La Cruz? They are at the bottom of this page.

The town of La Cruz is located at 7.9 kilometers from San Gabriel Mixtepec, which is the most populated locality in the municipality, in the North direction. If you browse our webpage, you will also find a map with the location of La Cruz.

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

Online map of La Cruz (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 Cruz (Oaxaca) is 60 inhabitants

Population data in La Cruz (Oaxaca)
YearFemale InhabitantsMale inhabitantsTotal population
Evolution of the population in La Cruz: Total   Men   Women
Other demographic data in La Cruz:
Fertility rate (children per woman):2.3810.53
Population coming from outside the State of Oaxaca:0.00%0.00%
Illiterate population:10.00%17.65%
Illiterate population (men):5.00%10.53%
Illiterate population (women):5.00%21.88%
Schooling level:6.153.70
Schooling level (men):5.83.82
Schooling level (women):6.53.63
Indigenous culture data in La Cruz:
Percentage of indigenous population:0.00%0.00%
Percentage speaking an indigenous language:0.00%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 Cruz, 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 Cruz:
Employed population over 12 years:43.33%13.73%
Employed population over 12 years (men):58.62%31.58%
Employed population over 12 years (women):29.03%3.12%
Number of inhabited private housings:1611
Homes with electricity:93.75%88.89%
Homes with piped water:100.00%55.56%
Homes with a toilet or sanitary facilities:37.50%55.56%
Homes with a radio:81.25%33.33%
Homes with a television:56.25%77.78%
Homes with a refrigerator:37.50%22.22%
Homes with a washing machine:37.50%11.11%
Homes with a car:0.00%0.00%
Households with personal computer, laptop or tablet:12.50%0.00%
Homes with landline telephone:0.00%0.00%
Homes with cell phones:87.50%0.00%
Homes with Internet:0.00%0.00%
Comparison of percentages of single persons in La Cruz (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 Cruz

Amazing satellite GPS maps of La Cruz, to see from space this beautiful village, as well as the surroundings of the municipality of San Gabriel Mixtepec. You can search free satellite map (2024) of La Cruz.

#4 Hotels and Accommodation near La Cruz

It seems that there are no accommodations in the town of La Cruz, but we have a record of the closest hotels and motels to La Cruz so you can contact them:

#5 What to do in La Cruz

Are you visiting and don't know what to do in La Cruz? The list of the best places to visit in La Cruz and nearby locations.
Las mejores montes de La Cruz para excursiones y actividades al aire libre:
  • Cerro Santa María (764 meters): 1.3 km walk (19 minutes), heading Southeast.
  • Cerro El Tizne (897 meters): 4.4 km walk (87 minutes), heading Northeast.
  • Cerro de Enmedio (1140 meters): 7.6 km walk (106 minutes), heading Northwest.
  • Cerro El Mosquito (735 meters): 9.0 km walk (131 minutes), heading Northwest.
Magical Towns to visit when in La Cruz:Are you looking for charming villages in the surroundings of La Cruz?:
  • El Carnero (12 inhabitants): Located 1 km to the Northeast (1 minutes by car)
  • El Limón (13 inhabitants): Located 2 km to the North (2 minutes by car)
  • Macahuite Blanco (38 inhabitants): Located 2 km to the South (2 minutes by car)
  • Santa María (306 inhabitants): Located 2 km to the East (3 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 Cruz (Oaxaca)

We have compiled data on number of inhabitants of La Cruz by age and gender, 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 Cruz there is a generational replacement.

Population pyramid of La Cruz
Data of the age pyramid of the town La Cruz (inhabitants year 2020)
Age rangeNumber of womenNumber of menTotal population
Infants (0-5 years)448
Youth (6-14 years)7512
Adults (15-59 years)171633
Elderly (60+ years)347

#7 Pictures of La Cruz

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#11 Other towns in the Municipality of San Gabriel Mixtepec

  1. Arroyo Tigre (64 inhabitants)
  2. Barrio Hidalgo (56 inhabitants)
  3. Cerro Grande (20 inhabitants)
  4. El Platanillo (- inhabitants)
  5. El Sargento (Tierra Colorada) (9 inhabitants)
  6. Hierba Santa (4 inhabitants)
  7. Jamaica (- inhabitants)
  8. La Aurora (- inhabitants)
  9. La Laguna (- inhabitants)
  10. Las Acacias (46 inhabitants)
  11. Pueblo Viejo (60 inhabitants)
  12. San Isidro el Cuil (245 inhabitants)
  13. San Pedro Huanacaxtle (20 inhabitants)
  14. Soledad (- inhabitants)
  15. Yegalán (30 inhabitants)