La Joya (Michoacán)

We have collected many facts about the small village of La Joya, as well as photos, maps or statistics.

So you will learn about this incredible town of 15 inhabitants of Michoacán de Ocampo.

The town of La Joya (Michoacán) belongs to the municipality of Tiquicheo de Nicolás Romero. There are 15 inhabitants and it is 1,923 meters altitude. It is the most populated town in the position #105 of the whole municipality.

The Mexican authorities declared this village as uninhabited in 2020.

Last Update: 29.05.2024

To locate this beautiful town inside the municipality, you must know that La Joya is located at 49.7 kilometers (in direction Southwest) from the locality of Tiquicheo, which is the one that has more inhabitants inside the municipality. With our webpage and with our satelital map that you can find below, you can know where is and visit the surroundings of La Joya.

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

How to get to the town of La Joya in Michoacán de Ocampo? Using this map, use the controls to zoom in and out on the village and others in the vicinity to see the direct route, and to be able to plan, for example, hiking activities in La Joya.


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#2 The population of La Joya (Michoacán de Ocampo) is 15 inhabitants

Population data in La Joya (Michoacán)
YearFemale InhabitantsMale inhabitantsTotal population
Evolution of the population in La Joya: Total   Men   Women

According to the 2010 official census, in the town there were 6 males and 9 females. The female/male ratio is 1.500, and the fertility rate is 3 children per woman. Of the total population, 0.00% comes from outside the State of Michoacán de Ocampo. 0.00% of the population is illiterate (0.00% of men and 0.00% of women). The level of schooling is 4.60 (2.75 in men and 5.83 in women).

Indigenous culture in La Joya
0.00% of the population is indigenous, and 0.00% of the inhabitants speak one of the indigenous languages. 0.00% of the population speaks one of the indigineous languages, but not Spanish.

Unemployment and the economy in La Joya
26.67% of the inhabitants (more than 12 years) are economically active (66.67% of the men, and 0.00% of the women).

Housing and infrastructure in La Joya
In La Joya there are 3 dwellings. 0.00% of the dwellings have electricity, 33.33% have piped water, 66.67% have toilet or restroom, 100.00% have a radio receiver, 33.33% a television, 0.00% a fridge, 0.00% a washing-machine, 100.00% a car or a van, 0.00% a personal computer, 0.00% a landline telephone, 0.00% mobile phone, and 0.00% Internet access.

#3 Satellite photo of La Joya

With the satellite map of La Joya 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 Tiquicheo de Nicolás Romero. Get free live access to satellite views of 2024 of La Joya.

#4 Hotels and Accommodation near La Joya

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

Are you visiting and don't know what to do in La Joya? The list of the best places to visit in La Joya and nearby locations.
The best mountains in La Joya for excursions and outdoor activities:
  • Cerro Rosario (1904 meters): 1.1 km walk (14 minutes), heading Southeast.
  • Loma Pareja (1843 meters): 2.6 km walk (36 minutes), heading South.
  • Cerro El Chilacayote (2031 meters): 3.9 km walk (66 minutes), heading East.
  • Cerro Torrecillas (1840 meters): 5.1 km walk (92 minutes), heading Northeast.
Are you looking for charming villages in the surroundings of La Joya?
  • La Gobernadora (10 inhabitants): Located 1 km to the East (2 minutes by car)
  • La Dispersa (El Nopalito) (28 inhabitants): Located 2 km to the West (3 minutes by car)
  • Las Trojas (15 inhabitants): Located 3 km to the Southeast (4 minutes by car)
  • El Codo (El Chicol) (6 inhabitants): Located 4 km to the Southeast (4 minutes by car)
  • El Tejocote (39 inhabitants): Located 4 km to the West (6 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 Joya (Michoacán de Ocampo)

In La Joya 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 Joya, 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 Joya

#7 Photos of La Joya

In order for you to enjoy nature around La Joya, we have compiled a collection of sightseeing and monument photographs of the town and its surroundings. Access a completely free online image gallery of La Joya, so you can even use it as a wallpaper to always remember this beautiful town.

Enjoy photos of La Joya at this link

#8 The Postal Code of La Joya (Michoacán de Ocampo) is 61397

Are you going to send a letter to La Joya? Do you have a friend in La Joya and want to send them a gift through the postal service? The Postal Code of La Joya consists of the following 5 digits: 61397. If you want to know more about how Post Codes are determined in Mexico, the first two postal digits of La Joya ("61") correspond to the state code of Michoacán de Ocampo, and the last three correspond to the people themselves. In Mexico, the same ZIP code can be assigned to several towns.

#9 Vote for La Joya as the most beautiful town in Mexico

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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 Michoacán de Ocampo, by popular vote:
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#11 Other towns in the Municipality of Tiquicheo de Nicolás Romero

  1. Agua Fría (2 inhabitants)
  2. Cuarangueo (106 inhabitants)
  3. El Carrizo (El Paso del Carrizo) (9 inhabitants)
  4. El Codo (El Chicol) (6 inhabitants)
  5. El Mango (15 inhabitants)
  6. El Pinzán Morado (5 inhabitants)
  7. El Respaldo (7 inhabitants)
  8. El Saucillo (39 inhabitants)
  9. El Tepehuaje (- inhabitants)
  10. La Cañada (- inhabitants)
  11. La Cuindura (- inhabitants)
  12. La Paracata (Las Paracatas) (- inhabitants)
  13. Los Huérfanos (La Esmeralda) (14 inhabitants)
  14. Los Jazmines (16 inhabitants)
  15. Paso del Tepeguaje (El Tepehuaje) (- inhabitants)