La Rivera (Santa María Tonameca, Oaxaca)

Maps, photos and statistics of La Rivera, a beautiful medium-sized town of 260 inhabitants of the State of Oaxaca

The town of La Rivera is located in the Municipality of Santa María Tonameca (in the State of Oaxaca). There are 260 inhabitants. In the list of the most populated towns of the whole municipality, it is the number #29 of the ranking. La Rivera is at 109 meters of altitude.

Data: In La Rivera, 30% of the population over 12 years is single and 0% of the households have Internet connection. More statistics at the bottom of this page.

Do you want to locate the town of La Rivera? You can find it at 19.3 kilometers, in direction West, from the town of San Francisco Cozoaltepec, which has the largest population within the municipality. And with respect to Santa María Tonameca, which is the capital of the municipality, it is located at North, at 1.8 kilometers. To enjoy the La Rivera location through satellite images, at the bottom of our webpage you have an interactive map.

Where is La Rivera? How to get there? Map

Map to know how to get to La Rivera (Oaxaca) by road and with geographical references of the surrounding towns. With the controls you can zoom in and out to the position of La Rivera, which has the following symbol Map marker


Want to view a satellite photo of La Rivera? In this link you can see a satellite image of the area, completely updated, to locate your house, for example..

The population of La Rivera (Oaxaca) is 260 inhabitants

Population data in La Rivera (Santa María Tonameca, Oaxaca)
YearFemale InhabitantsMale inhabitantsTotal population
2020122138260
2010120118238
200511095205
Evolution of the population in La Rivera: Total   Men   Women
Other demographic data in La Rivera:
20202010
Fertility rate (children per woman):3.2613.56
Population coming from outside the State of Oaxaca:0.38%1.68%
Illiterate population:15.38%20.17%
Illiterate population (men):5.00%13.56%
Illiterate population (women):10.38%26.67%
Schooling level:5.474.16
Schooling level (men):5.794.45
Schooling level (women):5.163.91
Indigenous culture data in La Rivera:
20202010
Percentage of indigenous population:94.62%92.86%
Percentage speaking an indigenous language:69.23%74.37%
Percentage who speak an indigenous language and do not speak Spanish:7.69%10.08%
Comparison of percentages of indigenous population in the town of La Rivera, 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 Rivera:
20202010
Employed population over 12 years:30.00%27.31%
Employed population over 12 years (men):47.83%51.69%
Employed population over 12 years (women):9.84%3.33%
Number of inhabited private dwellings:6353
Homes with electricity:96.83%64.58%
Housing with piped water:88.89%0.00%
Dwellings with toilet or sanitary facilities:25.40%85.42%
Dwellings with radio:44.44%39.58%
Housing with television:49.21%37.50%
Housing with refrigerator:36.51%29.17%
Housing with washing machine:0.00%2.08%
Housing with automobile:0.00%4.17%
Households with personal computer, laptop or tablet:0.00%0.00%
Homes with landline telephone:3.17%0.00%
Dwellings with cellular phones:68.25%2.08%
Homes with Internet:0.00%0.00%
Comparison of percentages of single persons in La Rivera (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 Rivera

Amazing satellite GPS maps of La Rivera, to see from space this beautiful village, as well as the surroundings of the municipality of Santa María Tonameca. You can search free satellite map (2023) of La Rivera.


Population pyramid of La Rivera (Oaxaca)

We have compiled data on number of inhabitants of La Rivera 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 Rivera there is a generational replacement.

Population pyramid of La Rivera
Data of the age pyramid of the town La Rivera (inhabitants year 2020)
Age rangeNumber of womenNumber of menTotal population
Infants (0-5 years)92231
Youth (6-14 years)233053
Adults (15-59 years)7672148
Elderly (60+ years)141428

Photos of La Rivera

Would you like to see what this town looks like and enjoy landscape photos of La Rivera? 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 Rivera.

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The Postal Code of La Rivera (Oaxaca) is 70944

Do you want to know the Postal Code of La Rivera 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: 70944. The first two digits of the ZIP code of La Rivera ("70") correspond to the State of Oaxaca, 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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