La Joya (Atarjea, Guanajuato)

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The town of La Joya is located in the Municipality of Atarjea (in the State of Guanajuato). There are 159 inhabitants. Of all the towns in the municipality, it occupies the number #15 in terms of number of inhabitants. La Joya is at 1,919 meters of altitude.

Data: In La Joya, 31% of the population over 12 years is single and 39% of the households have Internet connection. More statistics at the bottom of this page.

The town of La Joya is located at 15.2 kilometers from El Carricillo, which is the most populated locality in the municipality, in the West direction. In addition, it is located at 5.1 kilometers from Atarjea, which is the capital of the municipality, in the Northwest 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

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The population of La Joya (Guanajuato) is 159 inhabitants

Population data in La Joya (Atarjea, Guanajuato)
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):3.8810.53
Population coming from outside the State of Guanajuato:12.58%19.08%
Illiterate population:13.84%14.47%
Illiterate population (men):6.92%10.53%
Illiterate population (women):6.92%18.42%
Schooling level:5.995.10
Schooling level (men):5.315.27
Schooling level (women):6.54.96
Indigenous culture data in La Joya:
Percentage of indigenous population:1.89%0.00%
Percentage speaking an indigenous language:0.63%0.66%
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 Guanajuato, and in the country as a whole.

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Unemployment, economy and dwelling data in La Joya:
Employed population over 12 years:12.58%28.95%
Employed population over 12 years (men):19.70%55.26%
Employed population over 12 years (women):7.53%2.63%
Number of inhabited private dwellings:4458
Homes with electricity:97.73%78.95%
Housing with piped water:93.18%0.00%
Dwellings with toilet or sanitary facilities:72.73%76.32%
Dwellings with radio:50.00%34.21%
Housing with television:86.36%42.11%
Housing with refrigerator:65.91%21.05%
Housing with washing machine:47.73%15.79%
Housing with automobile:50.00%10.53%
Households with personal computer, laptop or tablet:4.55%0.00%
Homes with landline telephone:2.27%2.63%
Dwellings with cellular phones:68.18%0.00%
Homes with Internet:38.64%0.00%
Comparison of percentages of single persons in La Joya (over 12 years), comparing the same percentage with the municipality, with the State of Guanajuato, and with the total for the country.

Satellite photo of La Joya

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Population pyramid of La Joya (Guanajuato)

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
Data of the age pyramid of the town La Joya (inhabitants year 2020)
Age rangeNumber of womenNumber of menTotal population
Infants (0-5 years)13619
Youth (6-14 years)201535
Adults (15-59 years)433073
Elderly (60+ years)171532

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.

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The Postal Code of La Joya (Guanajuato) is 37945

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: 37945. If you want to know more about how Post Codes are determined in Mexico, the first two postal digits of La Joya ("37") correspond to the state code of Guanajuato, 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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Schools in La Joya

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Other towns in the Municipality of Atarjea

  1. Cerro Prieto (202 inhabitants)
  2. El Apartadero (130 inhabitants)
  3. El Banco (148 inhabitants)
  4. El Charco (107 inhabitants)
  5. El Chilarito (160 inhabitants)
  6. El Chiquero (- inhabitants)
  7. El Mago (- inhabitants)
  8. El Torbellino (Puerto del Torbellino) (15 inhabitants)
  9. La Joya (159 inhabitants)
  10. La Lagunita (139 inhabitants)
  11. La Luz (9 inhabitants)
  12. La Tapona (353 inhabitants)
  13. Los Llanitos (84 inhabitants)
  14. Puerto de la Joya (- inhabitants)
  15. Salitrillo (64 inhabitants)