La Oscurana (Oaxaca)

Maps, photos and statistics of La Oscurana, a beautiful medium-sized town of 211 inhabitants of the State of Oaxaca

The town of La Oscurana is located in the Municipality of Santa María Tonameca (in the State of Oaxaca). There are 211 inhabitants. It is the most populated town in the position #45 of the whole municipality. La Oscurana is at 79 meters of altitude.

Data: In La Oscurana, 40% of the inhabitants are catholic and 22% 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 Oscurana is located at 24.6 kilometers (in direction West) from the locality of San Francisco Cozoaltepec, which is the one that has more inhabitants within the municipality. Also, from the capital of the municipality (Santa María Tonameca) it is at 5.7 kilometers in direction West. 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 Oscurana.

Where is La Oscurana? How to get there? Map

Location map of La Oscurana in Oaxaca: Use the controls in the upper left area to zoom in (+) or out (-). This is a satellite photo centered in La Oscurana, which is marked with the following symbol Map marker

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The population of La Oscurana (Oaxaca) is 211 inhabitants

Population data in La Oscurana (Oaxaca)
YearFemale InhabitantsMale inhabitantsTotal population
Evolution of the population in La Oscurana: Total   Men   Women
Other demographic data in La Oscurana:
Fertility rate (children per woman):2.4213.10
Population coming from outside the State of Oaxaca:0.00%0.00%
Illiterate population:14.22%14.12%
Illiterate population (men):5.69%13.10%
Illiterate population (women):8.53%15.12%
Schooling level:5.693.86
Schooling level (men):5.834.28
Schooling level (women):5.563.47
Indigenous culture data in La Oscurana:
Percentage of indigenous population:96.68%95.29%
Percentage speaking an indigenous language:79.15%77.06%
Percentage who speak an indigenous language and do not speak Spanish:6.16%0.00%
Comparison of percentages of indigenous population in the town of La Oscurana, compared with its municipality, with the percentage in the State of Oaxaca, and in the country as a whole.

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Unemployment, economy and dwelling data in La Oscurana:
Employed population over 12 years:18.48%24.12%
Employed population over 12 years (men):31.13%46.43%
Employed population over 12 years (women):5.71%2.33%
Number of inhabited private dwellings:4935
Homes with electricity:79.59%87.10%
Housing with piped water:79.59%0.00%
Dwellings with toilet or sanitary facilities:44.90%87.10%
Dwellings with radio:65.31%80.65%
Housing with television:59.18%67.74%
Housing with refrigerator:65.31%61.29%
Housing with washing machine:22.45%16.13%
Housing with automobile:16.33%9.68%
Households with personal computer, laptop or tablet:0.00%0.00%
Homes with landline telephone:8.16%0.00%
Dwellings with cellular phones:51.02%6.45%
Homes with Internet:0.00%0.00%
Comparison of percentages of single persons in La Oscurana (over 12 years), comparing the same percentage with the municipality, with the State of Oaxaca, and with the total for the country.

Satellite photo of La Oscurana

With the satellite map of La Oscurana 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 Santa María Tonameca. Get free live access to satellite views of 2023 of La Oscurana.

Population pyramid of La Oscurana (Oaxaca)

In La Oscurana 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 Oscurana, 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 Oscurana
Data of the age pyramid of the town La Oscurana (inhabitants year 2020)
Age rangeNumber of womenNumber of menTotal population
Infants (0-5 years)81119
Youth (6-14 years)222648
Adults (15-59 years)6759126
Elderly (60+ years)81018

Photos of La Oscurana

In order for you to enjoy nature around La Oscurana, 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 Oscurana, so you can even use it as a wallpaper to always remember this beautiful town.

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The Postal Code of La Oscurana (Oaxaca) is 70944

Are you going to send a letter to La Oscurana? Do you have a friend in La Oscurana and want to send them a gift through the postal service? The Postal Code of La Oscurana consists of the following 5 digits: 70944. If you want to know more about how Post Codes are determined in Mexico, the first two postal digits of La Oscurana ("70") correspond to the state code of Oaxaca, 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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