La Palma (Oaxaca)

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The town of La Palma (Oaxaca) belongs to the municipality of Pinotepa de Don Luis. There are 95 inhabitants and it is 239 meters altitude. Of all the towns in the municipality, it occupies the number #4 in terms of number of inhabitants.

Last Update: 29.05.2024

Data: In La Palma, 21% of the population over 12 years is single and 7% of the households have Internet connection. More statistics at the bottom of this page.

The town of La Palma is located at 5.9 kilometers from Pinotepa de Don Luis, which is the most populated locality in the municipality, in the Northeast direction. If you browse our webpage, you will also find a map with the location of La Palma.

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

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


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#2 The population of La Palma (Oaxaca) is 95 inhabitants

Population data in La Palma (Oaxaca)
YearFemale InhabitantsMale inhabitantsTotal population
Evolution of the population in La Palma: Total   Men   Women
Other demographic data in La Palma:
Fertility rate (children per woman):3.5332.69
Population coming from outside the State of Oaxaca:8.42%0.00%
Illiterate population:23.16%27.27%
Illiterate population (men):10.53%32.69%
Illiterate population (women):12.63%22.41%
Schooling level:4.984.20
Schooling level (men):4.974.26
Schooling level (women):54.14
Indigenous culture data in La Palma:
Percentage of indigenous population:67.37%85.45%
Percentage speaking an indigenous language:34.74%47.27%
Percentage who speak an indigenous language and do not speak Spanish:9.47%10.00%
Comparison of percentages of indigenous population in the town of La Palma, compared with its municipality, with the percentage in the State of Oaxaca, and in the country as a whole.

Find out more interesting facts about all the towns in the Municipality of Pinotepa de Don Luis (statistics, pictures, maps, restaurants...) at this link.

Unemployment, economy and housing data in La Palma:
Employed population over 12 years:18.95%22.73%
Employed population over 12 years (men):35.42%48.08%
Employed population over 12 years (women):2.13%0.00%
Number of inhabited private housings:3037
Homes with electricity:90.00%84.38%
Homes with piped water:90.00%78.12%
Homes with a toilet or sanitary facilities:56.67%78.12%
Homes with a radio:26.67%37.50%
Homes with a television:56.67%28.12%
Homes with a refrigerator:53.33%18.75%
Homes with a washing machine:3.33%3.12%
Homes with a car:6.67%0.00%
Households with personal computer, laptop or tablet:0.00%0.00%
Homes with landline telephone:13.33%3.12%
Homes with cell phones:60.00%0.00%
Homes with Internet:6.67%0.00%
Comparison of percentages of single persons in La Palma (over 12 years), comparing the same percentage with the municipality, with the State of Oaxaca, and with the total for the country.

#3 Satellite photo of La Palma

With the satellite map of La Palma 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 Pinotepa de Don Luis. Get free live access to satellite views of 2024 of La Palma.

#4 Hotels and Accommodation near La Palma

It seems that there are no accommodations in the town of La Palma, but we have a record of the closest hotels and motels to La Palma so you can contact them:

#5 What to do in La Palma

Want to know what to see in La Palma if you are visiting this town?Here are some ideas of activities to enjoy La Palma.
Las mejores montes de La Palma para excursiones y actividades al aire libre:
  • Cerro del Bule (827 meters): 3.7 km walk (55 minutes), heading North.
  • Tecoco (779 meters): 5.6 km walk (75 minutes), heading Northeast.
  • Cerro de Culebra (741 meters): 6.9 km walk (103 minutes), heading Northeast.
  • Yucusabi (777 meters): 8.4 km walk (127 minutes), heading Northeast.
Are you looking for charming villages in the surroundings of La Palma?:
  • El Jicaral (13 inhabitants): Located 2 km to the Northwest (3 minutes by car)
  • Yutatío (22 inhabitants): Located 2 km to the Northwest (3 minutes by car)
  • Piedra Blanca (26 inhabitants): Located 3 km to the Northeast (3 minutes by car)
  • Arroyo del Pote (Yutandiutu) (129 inhabitants): Located 4 km to the West (5 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 Palma (Oaxaca)

In La Palma 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 Palma, 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 Palma
Data of the age pyramid of the town La Palma (inhabitants year 2020)
Age rangeNumber of womenNumber of menTotal population
Infants (0-5 years)4812
Youth (6-14 years)11819
Adults (15-59 years)232043
Elderly (60+ years)91221

#7 Pictures of La Palma

Would you like to see what this town looks like and enjoy landscape pictures of La Palma? 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 pictures and others are simply panoramic pictures taken by amateurs and friends who simply like La Palma.

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#11 Other towns in the Municipality of Pinotepa de Don Luis

  1. Arroyo del Pote (Yutandiutu) (129 inhabitants)
  2. Bari Yutazani (- inhabitants)
  3. Chiminitió (95 inhabitants)
  4. Duatiavi (- inhabitants)
  5. El Hule (- inhabitants)
  6. El Jicaral (13 inhabitants)
  7. Hierba Santa (56 inhabitants)
  8. Pie de la Cuesta (Shaacuty) (7 inhabitants)
  9. San Martín (20 inhabitants)
  10. Xinichikoo (3 inhabitants)
  11. Yucuchá (393 inhabitants)
  12. Yucundio (Cerro de Dios) (24 inhabitants)
  13. Yutachiquehue (- inhabitants)
  14. Yutandikava (- inhabitants)
  15. Yutatío (22 inhabitants)