La Cuesta (Veracruz)

We have collected many facts about the large village of La Cuesta, as well as pictures, maps or statistics.

So you will learn about this incredible town of 2,014 inhabitants of Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave.

The town of La Cuesta (Veracruz) belongs to the municipality of Camerino Z. Mendoza. There are 2,014 inhabitants and it is 1,662 meters altitude. The Magical Town of Orizaba is 19 minutes away by car (13 km). In the list of the most populated towns of the whole municipality, it is the number #3 of the ranking.

Last Update: 29.05.2024

Data: In La Cuesta, there is a percentage of 97% of indigenous population and 44% of the households have a cell phone. Need more statistics on La Cuesta? They are at the bottom of this page.

Do you want to locate the town of La Cuesta? You can find it at 2.2 kilometers, in direction Northeast, from the town of Ciudad Mendoza, which has the largest population within the municipality. To enjoy the town of La Cuesta through the satelital imagery, in the bottom of the webpage you have an interactive map to know where it is.

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

What is the route to get to La Cuesta (Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave)? Find out on this map the access to this town. With the zoom controls you can zoom in and out to the icon Map marker

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#2 The population of La Cuesta (Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave) is 2,014 inhabitants

Population data in La Cuesta (Veracruz)
YearFemale InhabitantsMale inhabitantsTotal population
202010169982014
2010105510402095
20057637401503
Evolution of the population in La Cuesta: Total   Men   Women
Other demographic data in La Cuesta:
20202010
Fertility rate (children per woman):2.4616.25
Population coming from outside the State of Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave:0.25%0.24%
Illiterate population:18.12%24.06%
Illiterate population (men):5.91%16.25%
Illiterate population (women):12.21%31.75%
Schooling level:4.164.10
Schooling level (men):4.584.94
Schooling level (women):3.773.29
Indigenous culture data in La Cuesta:
20202010
Percentage of indigenous population:97.02%98.47%
Percentage speaking an indigenous language:83.32%82.72%
Percentage who speak an indigenous language and do not speak Spanish:1.09%18.14%
Comparison of percentages of indigenous population in the town of La Cuesta, compared with its municipality, with the percentage in the State of Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave, and in the country as a whole.

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

Unemployment, economy and housing data in La Cuesta:
20202010
Employed population over 12 years:35.50%20.38%
Employed population over 12 years (men):54.01%35.87%
Employed population over 12 years (women):17.32%5.12%
Number of inhabited private housings:474468
Homes with electricity:99.16%93.40%
Homes with piped water:88.82%28.36%
Homes with a toilet or sanitary facilities:12.66%96.33%
Homes with a radio:34.81%44.99%
Homes with a television:77.85%72.86%
Homes with a refrigerator:17.51%15.89%
Homes with a washing machine:4.22%2.44%
Homes with a car:4.43%8.31%
Households with personal computer, laptop or tablet:1.69%0.49%
Homes with landline telephone:0.21%0.24%
Homes with cell phones:44.09%41.81%
Homes with Internet:1.05%0.24%
Comparison of percentages of single persons in La Cuesta (over 12 years), comparing the same percentage with the municipality, with the State of Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave, and with the total for the country.

#3 Satellite photo of La Cuesta

Amazing satellite GPS maps of La Cuesta, to see from space this beautiful village, as well as the surroundings of the municipality of Camerino Z. Mendoza. You can search free satellite map (2024) of La Cuesta.



#4 Hotels and Accommodation near La Cuesta

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

#5 What to do in La Cuesta

Are you visiting and don't know what to do in La Cuesta? The list of the best places to visit in La Cuesta and nearby locations.
Mountains in La Cuesta for hiking and trails:
  • Cuatexcale (2014 meters): 1.1 km walk (17 minutes), heading Southwest.
  • Cuetlatzi (2344 meters): 1.8 km walk (27 minutes), heading Southeast.
  • Aguaxititla (2254 meters): 2.2 km walk (42 minutes), heading East.
  • Atitla (2230 meters): 2.6 km walk (50 minutes), heading East.
Magical Towns near La Cuesta to discover the Mexican culture:
  • Orizaba (Veracruz): Don't miss "Ex convento de San Juan de la Cruz", 19 km, heading Northeast (13 minutes by car)
  • Córdoba (Veracruz): Don't miss "Catedral Inmaculada Concepción", 46 km, heading Northeast (36 minutes by car)
  • Coscomatepec (Veracruz): Don't miss "Callejón del Cañón", 48 km, heading Northeast (44 minutes by car)
Other towns near La Cuesta:
  • Cuesta Alta (63 inhabitants): Located 1 km to the Southeast (2 minutes by car)
  • La Cumbre (64 inhabitants): Located 3 km to the East (4 minutes by car)
  • Necoxtla (3416 inhabitants): Located 3 km to the Southeast (4 minutes by car)
  • Ciudad Mendoza (34847 inhabitants): Located 3 km to the Northwest (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 Cuesta (Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave)

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

Population pyramid of La Cuesta
Data of the age pyramid of the town La Cuesta (inhabitants year 2020)
Age rangeNumber of womenNumber of menTotal population
Infants (0-5 years)126127253
Youth (6-14 years)185189374
Adults (15-59 years)6196051,224
Elderly (60+ years)8677163

#7 Pictures of La Cuesta

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

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#8 The Postal Code of La Cuesta (Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave) is 94748

Are you going to send a letter to La Cuesta? Do you have a friend in La Cuesta and want to send them a gift through the postal service? The Postal Code of La Cuesta consists of the following 5 digits: 94748. If you want to know more about how Post Codes are determined in Mexico, the first two postal digits of La Cuesta ("94") correspond to the state code of Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave, and the last three correspond to the people themselves. In Mexico, the same ZIP code can be assigned to several towns.

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In the following links you can check the list of the best (and most beautiful) towns in Mexico and the State of Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave, by popular vote:
- The best towns in Mexico
- The most beautiful towns in Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave

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#12 Other towns in the Municipality of Camerino Z. Mendoza

  1. Barrio de Tetzmola (1002 inhabitants)
  2. Ciudad Mendoza (34847 inhabitants)
  3. Cuesta Alta (63 inhabitants)
  4. La Cuesta (2014 inhabitants)
  5. La Cumbre (64 inhabitants)
  6. Necoxtla (3416 inhabitants)
  7. Ocotla (429 inhabitants)