The town of La Joya is located in the Municipality of Tapachula (in the State of Chiapas). There are 779 inhabitants. It is the most populated town in the position #48 of the whole municipality. La Joya is at 106 meters of altitude.
Data: In La Joya, 48% of the inhabitants are catholic and 53% of the dwellings are equipped with a washing machine. At the bottom of this page you will find more information.
To locate this beautiful town within the municipality, you must know that La Joya is located at 5.0 kilometers (in direction North) from the locality of Tapachula de Córdova y Ordóñez, which is the one that has more inhabitants within the municipality. Thanks to our webpage and the satellite map that you can locate at the bottom, you can see the position and visit the surroundings of La Joya.
#1 Where is La Joya? How to get there? Map
Location map of La Joya in Chiapas: Use the controls in the upper left area to zoom in (+) or out (-). This is a satellite photo centered in La Joya, which is marked with the following symbol
#2 The population of La Joya (Chiapas) is 779 inhabitants
|Year||Female Inhabitants||Male inhabitants||Total population|
|Fertility rate (children per woman):||2.23||5.09|
|Population coming from outside the State of Chiapas:||5.01%||3.07%|
|Illiterate population (men):||2.31%||5.09%|
|Illiterate population (women):||3.85%||10.03%|
|Schooling level (men):||8.7||7.59|
|Schooling level (women):||7.96||6.39|
|Percentage of indigenous population:||0.64%||1.17%|
|Percentage speaking an indigenous language:||0.26%||0.15%|
|Percentage who speak an indigenous language and do not speak Spanish:||0.00%||0.00%|
Find out more interesting facts about all the towns in the Municipality of Tapachula (statistics, photos, maps, restaurants...) at this link.
|Employed population over 12 years:||43.65%||37.77%|
|Employed population over 12 years (men):||55.50%||55.09%|
|Employed population over 12 years (women):||32.24%||21.20%|
|Number of inhabited private dwellings:||210||209|
|Homes with electricity:||97.62%||95.98%|
|Housing with piped water:||90.00%||39.66%|
|Dwellings with toilet or sanitary facilities:||98.57%||98.28%|
|Dwellings with radio:||72.38%||78.16%|
|Housing with television:||82.86%||92.53%|
|Housing with refrigerator:||84.29%||81.61%|
|Housing with washing machine:||52.86%||47.70%|
|Housing with automobile:||29.52%||17.82%|
|Households with personal computer, laptop or tablet:||12.38%||5.17%|
|Homes with landline telephone:||4.29%||2.87%|
|Dwellings with cellular phones:||85.71%||63.22%|
|Homes with Internet:||14.76%||2.30%|
#3 Satellite photo of La Joya
Amazing satellite GPS maps of La Joya, to see from space this beautiful village, as well as the surroundings of the municipality of Tapachula. You can search free satellite map (2023) of La Joya.
#4 Hotels and Accommodation near La JoyaMany 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.:
- HOTEL MANDALA: 3 km away, direction Northwest (2 minutes by car)
- MOTEL CHIKT-INN: 3 km away, direction North (3 minutes by car)
- MOTEL CHIKIT INN: 3 km away, direction North (3 minutes by car)
- MOTEL HOT ZONE: 3 km away, direction Northwest (2 minutes by car)
#5 Population pyramid of La Joya (Chiapas)
We have compiled data on number of inhabitants of La Joya by age and sex, 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 Joya there is a generational replacement.
|Age range||Number of women||Number of men||Total population|
|Infants (0-5 years)||64||56||120|
|Youth (6-14 years)||49||64||113|
|Adults (15-59 years)||247||225||472|
|Elderly (60+ years)||37||37||74|
#6 Photos of La Joya
Would you like to see what this town looks like and enjoy landscape photos of La Joya? 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 Joya.
#7 The Postal Code of La Joya (Chiapas) is 30807
Do you want to know the Postal Code of La Joya so that you can send postal packages and letters with complete confidence that they will arrive at their destination? Write down the following 5 digits: 30807. The first two digits of the ZIP code of La Joya ("30") correspond to the State of Chiapas, and the last three identify the town itself. As a curiosity, there may be several locations in the same State with the same Post Code.
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#9 Comments and opinions about La Joya
#10 Schools in La Joya
#11 Other towns in the Municipality of Tapachula
- Astillero (29 inhabitants)
- Cantón el Caucho (244 inhabitants)
- Cantón Génova (119 inhabitants)
- Cantón San Luis (170 inhabitants)
- Enrique Escobar Chon (5 inhabitants)
- El Rincón (- inhabitants)
- El Naranjo (- inhabitants)
- El Guarumo (31 inhabitants)
- Joaquín Cruz Castellanos [Joaquín Cruz Castellanos (4 inhabitants)
- Los Limones (4 inhabitants)
- Los Sauces (5 inhabitants)
- Magdalena (12 inhabitants)
- SAASA (- inhabitants)
- San Fernando Dos (- inhabitants)
- Hermanos Koppel (Santa Amalia) (13 inhabitants)