La Unión (San Juan Lachao, Oaxaca)

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So you will learn about this incredible town of 143 inhabitants of Oaxaca.

The town of La Unión is located in the Municipality of San Juan Lachao (in the State of Oaxaca). There are 143 inhabitants. In the list of the most populated towns of the whole municipality, it is the number #7 of the ranking. La Unión is at 600 meters of altitude.

Data: In La Unión, 87% of the inhabitants are catholic and 30% of the dwellings are equipped with a washing machine. At the bottom of this page you will find more information.

Do you want to locate the town of La Unión? You can find it at 0.5 kilometers, in direction Northeast, from the town of San Juan Lachao, which has the largest population within the municipality. To enjoy the La Unión location through satellite images, at the bottom of our webpage you have an interactive map.

Where is La Unión? How to get there? Map

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

Enjoy spending hours looking at satellite images to find your home or remembering places in a village? We have obtained an updated satellite photo of La Unión and at this link you will navigate through its streets.

The population of La Unión (Oaxaca) is 143 inhabitants

Population data in La Unión (San Juan Lachao, Oaxaca)
YearFemale InhabitantsMale inhabitantsTotal population
Evolution of the population in La Unión: Total   Men   Women
Other demographic data in La Unión:
Fertility rate (children per woman):2.4513.51
Population coming from outside the State of Oaxaca:2.80%0.67%
Illiterate population:9.09%19.46%
Illiterate population (men):2.80%13.51%
Illiterate population (women):6.29%25.33%
Schooling level:6.985.16
Schooling level (men):6.925.77
Schooling level (women):7.054.52
Indigenous culture data in La Unión:
Percentage of indigenous population:73.43%82.55%
Percentage speaking an indigenous language:35.66%47.65%
Percentage who speak an indigenous language and do not speak Spanish:2.10%5.37%
Comparison of percentages of indigenous population in the town of La Unión, 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 Unión:
Employed population over 12 years:32.17%29.53%
Employed population over 12 years (men):49.32%48.65%
Employed population over 12 years (women):14.29%10.67%
Number of inhabited private dwellings:3342
Homes with electricity:100.00%88.57%
Housing with piped water:100.00%57.14%
Dwellings with toilet or sanitary facilities:69.70%97.14%
Dwellings with radio:81.82%48.57%
Housing with television:60.61%77.14%
Housing with refrigerator:66.67%57.14%
Housing with washing machine:30.30%14.29%
Housing with automobile:3.03%0.00%
Households with personal computer, laptop or tablet:9.09%2.86%
Homes with landline telephone:3.03%11.43%
Dwellings with cellular phones:63.64%0.00%
Homes with Internet:30.30%0.00%
Comparison of percentages of single persons in La Unión (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 Unión

With the satellite map of La Unión 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 Juan Lachao. Get free live access to satellite views of 2023 of La Unión.

Population pyramid of La Unión (Oaxaca)

In La Unión 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 Unión, 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 Unión
Data of the age pyramid of the town La Unión (inhabitants year 2020)
Age rangeNumber of womenNumber of menTotal population
Infants (0-5 years)91019
Youth (6-14 years)171431
Adults (15-59 years)384179
Elderly (60+ years)6814

Photos of La Unión

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

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The Postal Code of La Unión (Oaxaca) is 71940

Are you going to send a letter to La Unión? Do you have a friend in La Unión and want to send them a gift through the postal service? The Postal Code of La Unión consists of the following 5 digits: 71940. If you want to know more about how Post Codes are determined in Mexico, the first two postal digits of La Unión ("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 San Juan Lachao

  1. Armenia (88 inhabitants)
  2. El Portillo (6 inhabitants)
  3. L3 (6 inhabitants)
  4. La Unión (143 inhabitants)
  5. Piedra de Letra (7 inhabitants)
  6. San Antonio (14 inhabitants)
  7. San Francisco (139 inhabitants)
  8. San José (60 inhabitants)
  9. Santa Catarina Cerro del Vidrio (185 inhabitants)
  10. San Martín (53 inhabitants)
  11. San Martín (16 inhabitants)
  12. San Rafael (5 inhabitants)
  13. Santa Fe (17 inhabitants)
  14. Santa Lucía Tierra Blanca (163 inhabitants)
  15. Santa Rosa de Lima (352 inhabitants)