La Sorpresa (San Felipe Jalapa de Díaz, Oaxaca)

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The town of La Sorpresa is located in the Municipality of San Felipe Jalapa de Díaz (in the State of Oaxaca). There are 1,117 inhabitants. In the list of the most populated towns of the whole municipality, it is the number #2 of the ranking. La Sorpresa is at 119 meters of altitude.

Data: In La Sorpresa, 23% of individuals have completed secondary education and 8% of households have a personal computer, laptop or tablet. More interesting data at the bottom of this page.

Do you want to locate the town of La Sorpresa? You can find it at 8.2 kilometers, in direction Southesast, from the town of San Felipe Jalapa de Díaz, which has the largest population within the municipality. To enjoy the La Sorpresa location through satellite images, at the bottom of our webpage you have an interactive map.

Where is La Sorpresa? How to get there? Map

Online map of La Sorpresa in Oaxaca, with an interactive cartography with which you can see closely the town, centered on Map marker

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The population of La Sorpresa (Oaxaca) is 1,117 inhabitants

Population data in La Sorpresa (San Felipe Jalapa de Díaz, Oaxaca)
YearFemale InhabitantsMale inhabitantsTotal population
Evolution of the population in La Sorpresa: Total   Men   Women
Other demographic data in La Sorpresa:
Fertility rate (children per woman):2.7310.56
Population coming from outside the State of Oaxaca:6.09%1.73%
Illiterate population:15.22%13.60%
Illiterate population (men):5.28%10.56%
Illiterate population (women):9.94%16.36%
Schooling level:6.896.04
Schooling level (men):7.096.36
Schooling level (women):6.745.74
Indigenous culture data in La Sorpresa:
Percentage of indigenous population:94.09%98.21%
Percentage speaking an indigenous language:67.23%71.68%
Percentage who speak an indigenous language and do not speak Spanish:9.76%8.90%
Comparison of percentages of indigenous population in the town of La Sorpresa, 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 Sorpresa:
Employed population over 12 years:59.18%30.61%
Employed population over 12 years (men):66.40%53.64%
Employed population over 12 years (women):53.39%9.63%
Number of inhabited private dwellings:296422
Homes with electricity:99.66%97.16%
Housing with piped water:50.34%22.68%
Dwellings with toilet or sanitary facilities:63.85%87.89%
Dwellings with radio:50.34%57.47%
Housing with television:77.70%76.29%
Housing with refrigerator:66.55%47.68%
Housing with washing machine:21.96%7.73%
Housing with automobile:7.77%6.96%
Households with personal computer, laptop or tablet:8.45%3.09%
Homes with landline telephone:5.74%7.47%
Dwellings with cellular phones:72.30%14.18%
Homes with Internet:11.49%0.00%
Comparison of percentages of single persons in La Sorpresa (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 Sorpresa

With the satellite map of La Sorpresa 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 San Felipe Jalapa de Díaz. Get free live access to satellite views of 2023 of La Sorpresa.

Population pyramid of La Sorpresa (Oaxaca)

In La Sorpresa 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 Sorpresa, 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 Sorpresa
Data of the age pyramid of the town La Sorpresa (inhabitants year 2020)
Age rangeNumber of womenNumber of menTotal population
Infants (0-5 years)5954113
Youth (6-14 years)10093193
Adults (15-59 years)374283657
Elderly (60+ years)8767154

Photos of La Sorpresa

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

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The Postal Code of La Sorpresa (Oaxaca) is 68461

Are you going to send a letter to La Sorpresa? Do you have a friend in La Sorpresa and want to send them a gift through the postal service? The Postal Code of La Sorpresa consists of the following 5 digits: 68461. If you want to know more about how Post Codes are determined in Mexico, the first two postal digits of La Sorpresa ("68") 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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