La Tortolita (Ocotlán de Morelos, Oaxaca)

Maps, photos and statistics of La Tortolita, a beautiful medium-sized town of 371 inhabitants of the State of Oaxaca

The town of La Tortolita is located in the Municipality of Ocotlán de Morelos (in the State of Oaxaca). There are 371 inhabitants. Of all the towns in the municipality, it occupies the number #9 in terms of number of inhabitants. La Tortolita is at 1,567 meters of altitude.

Data: In La Tortolita, there is a percentage of 37% of indigenous population and 76% of the households have a cell phone. Need more statistics on La Tortolita? They are at the bottom of this page.

The town of La Tortolita is located at 2.8 kilometers from Ocotlán de Morelos, 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 Tortolita.

Where is La Tortolita? How to get there? Map

How to get to the town of La Tortolita in Oaxaca? Using this map, use the controls to zoom in and out on the village and others in the vicinity to see the direct route, and to be able to plan, for example, hiking activities in La Tortolita.

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The population of La Tortolita (Oaxaca) is 371 inhabitants

Population data in La Tortolita (Ocotlán de Morelos, Oaxaca)
YearFemale InhabitantsMale inhabitantsTotal population
Evolution of the population in La Tortolita: Total   Men   Women
Other demographic data in La Tortolita:
Fertility rate (children per woman):2.8310.26
Population coming from outside the State of Oaxaca:3.50%0.42%
Illiterate population:7.01%13.50%
Illiterate population (men):2.43%10.26%
Illiterate population (women):4.58%16.67%
Schooling level:6.824.92
Schooling level (men):6.424.75
Schooling level (women):7.25.05
Indigenous culture data in La Tortolita:
Percentage of indigenous population:37.20%32.91%
Percentage speaking an indigenous language:14.29%20.25%
Percentage who speak an indigenous language and do not speak Spanish:0.27%0.00%
Comparison of percentages of indigenous population in the town of La Tortolita, 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 Tortolita:
Employed population over 12 years:40.16%29.11%
Employed population over 12 years (men):52.27%47.01%
Employed population over 12 years (women):29.23%11.67%
Number of inhabited private dwellings:9479
Homes with electricity:93.62%65.38%
Housing with piped water:5.32%0.00%
Dwellings with toilet or sanitary facilities:40.43%88.46%
Dwellings with radio:54.26%44.23%
Housing with television:61.70%67.31%
Housing with refrigerator:57.45%28.85%
Housing with washing machine:27.66%11.54%
Housing with automobile:17.02%9.62%
Households with personal computer, laptop or tablet:7.45%1.92%
Homes with landline telephone:0.00%0.00%
Dwellings with cellular phones:75.53%46.15%
Homes with Internet:40.43%0.00%
Comparison of percentages of single persons in La Tortolita (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 Tortolita

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Population pyramid of La Tortolita (Oaxaca)

In La Tortolita 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 Tortolita, 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 Tortolita
Data of the age pyramid of the town La Tortolita (inhabitants year 2020)
Age rangeNumber of womenNumber of menTotal population
Infants (0-5 years)382462
Youth (6-14 years)424385
Adults (15-59 years)10292194
Elderly (60+ years)131730

Photos of La Tortolita

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The Postal Code of La Tortolita (Oaxaca) is 71510

Are you going to send a letter to La Tortolita? Do you have a friend in La Tortolita and want to send them a gift through the postal service? The Postal Code of La Tortolita consists of the following 5 digits: 71510. If you want to know more about how Post Codes are determined in Mexico, the first two postal digits of La Tortolita ("71") 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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Other towns in the Municipality of Ocotlán de Morelos

  1. El Carrizal (7 inhabitants)
  2. Ex-Hacienda Tocuela (57 inhabitants)
  3. Las Flores (57 inhabitants)
  4. Los Pavorreales (4 inhabitants)
  5. Ocotlán de Morelos (16645 inhabitants)
  6. Paraje Galga (2 inhabitants)
  7. Paraje Garabato Hermoso (3 inhabitants)
  8. Paraje Lachilagua (- inhabitants)
  9. Praxedis de Guerrero (1800 inhabitants)
  10. El Ciruelo (Rancho El Ciruelo) (137 inhabitants)
  11. San Jacinto Chilateca (650 inhabitants)
  12. San Pedro Guegorexe (1036 inhabitants)
  13. Santa Rosa (196 inhabitants)
  14. Sitio de Santiago (131 inhabitants)
  15. Tejas de Morelos (593 inhabitants)