La Joya (Poanas, Durango)

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All the information about this town of 1,914 inhabitants of the State of Durango

The town of La Joya is located in the Municipality of Poanas (in the State of Durango). There are 1,914 inhabitants. Of all the towns in the municipality, it occupies the number #4 in terms of number of inhabitants. La Joya is at 1,899 meters of altitude.

Data: In La Joya, 94% of the inhabitants are catholic and 88% of the dwellings are equipped with a washing machine. At the bottom of this page you will find more information.

The town of La Joya is located at 15.9 kilometers from Villa Unión, 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 Joya.

Where is La Joya? How to get there? Map

Online map of La Joya (Durango) 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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The population of La Joya (Durango) is 1,914 inhabitants

Population data in La Joya (Poanas, Durango)
YearFemale InhabitantsMale inhabitantsTotal population
Evolution of the population in La Joya: Total   Men   Women
Other demographic data in La Joya:
Fertility rate (children per woman):2.663.53
Population coming from outside the State of Durango:10.14%10.57%
Illiterate population:1.72%3.45%
Illiterate population (men):1.04%3.53%
Illiterate population (women):0.68%3.37%
Schooling level:7.96.64
Schooling level (men):7.556.40
Schooling level (women):8.236.87
Indigenous culture data in La Joya:
Percentage of indigenous population:0.31%0.44%
Percentage speaking an indigenous language:0.16%0.33%
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 Joya, compared with its municipality, with the percentage in the State of Durango, and in the country as a whole.

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Unemployment, economy and dwelling data in La Joya:
Employed population over 12 years:41.01%31.60%
Employed population over 12 years (men):55.76%54.58%
Employed population over 12 years (women):27.11%8.92%
Number of inhabited private dwellings:532777
Homes with electricity:100.00%98.42%
Housing with piped water:99.62%98.03%
Dwellings with toilet or sanitary facilities:98.12%95.86%
Dwellings with radio:61.65%81.66%
Housing with television:95.30%96.45%
Housing with refrigerator:95.68%89.35%
Housing with washing machine:88.16%78.11%
Housing with automobile:69.17%65.09%
Households with personal computer, laptop or tablet:25.56%13.21%
Homes with landline telephone:28.20%49.11%
Dwellings with cellular phones:83.46%39.45%
Homes with Internet:27.26%1.97%
Comparison of percentages of single persons in La Joya (over 12 years), comparing the same percentage with the municipality, with the State of Durango, and with the total for the country.

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 Poanas. You can search free satellite map (2023) of La Joya.

Population pyramid of La Joya (Durango)

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.

Population pyramid of La Joya
Data of the age pyramid of the town La Joya (inhabitants year 2020)
Age rangeNumber of womenNumber of menTotal population
Infants (0-5 years)105111216
Youth (6-14 years)167168335
Adults (15-59 years)5784951,073
Elderly (60+ years)135155290

Photos of La Joya

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The Postal Code of La Joya (Durango) is 34826

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: 34826. The first two digits of the ZIP code of La Joya ("34") correspond to the State of Durango, 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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Other towns in the Municipality of Poanas

  1. Colonia División (8 inhabitants)
  2. El Huarache (- inhabitants)
  3. El Potosí (721 inhabitants)
  4. Estación Poanas (393 inhabitants)
  5. Ex-Hacienda Ojo Del Milagro (- inhabitants)
  6. Felipe Ángeles (Salitrillo) (- inhabitants)
  7. La Esperanza (5 inhabitants)
  8. Narciso Mendoza (1004 inhabitants)
  9. Orizaba (1532 inhabitants)
  10. Presa Francisco Villa (La Presa) (- inhabitants)
  11. Rancho El Alacrán (11 inhabitants)
  12. Rancho el Porvenir (- inhabitants)
  13. René Rojas (- inhabitants)
  14. San Atenógenes (La Villita) (2025 inhabitants)
  15. Villa Unión (11509 inhabitants)