La Esperanza (El Zapotal)

We have collected many facts about the large village of La Esperanza (El Zapotal), as well as photos, maps or statistics.

So you will learn about this incredible town of 868 inhabitants of Chiapas.

Its former name was El Zapotal.

The town of La Esperanza (El Zapotal) belongs to the municipality of Pijijiapan (State of Chiapas). Of all the towns in the municipality, it occupies the number #9 in terms of number of inhabitants.

The locality was formerly known as El Zapotal, but changed its name a few years ago. This town decided to change its name in the year 2019.

Data: In La Esperanza (El Zapotal), there is a percentage of 0% of indigenous population and 74% of the households have a cell phone. Need more statistics on La Esperanza (El Zapotal)? They are at the bottom of this page.

The town of La Esperanza (El Zapotal) is located at 26.7 kilometers from Pijijiapan, 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 Esperanza (El Zapotal).

#1 Where is La Esperanza (El Zapotal)? How to go? Map

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#2 The population of La Esperanza (El Zapotal) (Chiapas) is 868 inhabitants

Population data in La Esperanza (El Zapotal)
YearFemale InhabitantsMale inhabitantsTotal population
Evolution of the population in La Esperanza (El Zapotal): Total   Men   Women
Other demographic data in La Esperanza (El Zapotal):
Fertility rate (children per woman):2.798.68
Population coming from outside the State of Chiapas:1.73%1.55%
Illiterate population:10.71%10.67%
Illiterate population (men):4.26%8.68%
Illiterate population (women):6.45%12.43%
Schooling level:6.725.79
Schooling level (men):7.016.20
Schooling level (women):6.485.41
Indigenous culture data in La Esperanza (El Zapotal):
Percentage of indigenous population:0.00%0.00%
Percentage speaking an indigenous language:0.00%0.19%
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 Esperanza (El Zapotal), compared with its municipality, with the percentage in the State of Chiapas, and in the country as a whole.

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Unemployment, economy and dwelling data in La Esperanza (El Zapotal):
Employed population over 12 years:43.89%28.71%
Employed population over 12 years (men):53.77%54.55%
Employed population over 12 years (women):35.53%5.85%
Number of inhabited private dwellings:241308
Homes with electricity:99.17%98.39%
Housing with piped water:19.92%0.81%
Dwellings with toilet or sanitary facilities:92.95%91.94%
Dwellings with radio:46.89%66.13%
Housing with television:87.14%84.27%
Housing with refrigerator:80.50%73.79%
Housing with washing machine:76.35%68.15%
Housing with automobile:17.01%18.95%
Households with personal computer, laptop or tablet:12.45%2.02%
Homes with landline telephone:0.00%10.08%
Dwellings with cellular phones:73.86%33.87%
Homes with Internet:2.90%0.00%
Comparison of percentages of single persons in La Esperanza (El Zapotal) (over 12 years), comparing the same percentage with the municipality, with the State of Chiapas, and with the total for the country.

#3 Satellite photo of La Esperanza (El Zapotal)

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#4 Hotels and Accommodation near La Esperanza (El Zapotal)

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#5 Population pyramid of La Esperanza (El Zapotal) (Chiapas)

In La Esperanza (El Zapotal) 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 Esperanza (El Zapotal), 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 Esperanza (El Zapotal)
Data of the age pyramid of the town La Esperanza (El Zapotal) (inhabitants year 2020)
Age rangeNumber of womenNumber of menTotal population
Infants (0-5 years)484694
Youth (6-14 years)10386189
Adults (15-59 years)268214482
Elderly (60+ years)5152103

#6 Photos of La Esperanza (El Zapotal)

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#10 Other towns in the Municipality of Pijijiapan

  1. Acapulquito (2 inhabitants)
  2. Cuatro Hermanos (10 inhabitants)
  3. El Amatal (- inhabitants)
  4. El Campanillo (85 inhabitants)
  5. Rión (199 inhabitants)
  6. Europa (- inhabitants)
  7. La Juventud (2 inhabitants)
  8. Las Almendras (7 inhabitants)
  9. Las Carmelitas (- inhabitants)
  10. Las Doce (4 inhabitants)
  11. Las Morenas (- inhabitants)
  12. Los Cocos (- inhabitants)
  13. Playa Grande (50 inhabitants)
  14. Palestina (3 inhabitants)
  15. San Gerardo (6 inhabitants)