Las Carretas (Santa María Colotepec, Oaxaca)

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The town of Las Carretas is located in the Municipality of Santa María Colotepec (in the State of Oaxaca). There are 57 inhabitants. It is the most populated town in the position #38 of the whole municipality. Las Carretas is at 62 meters of altitude.

Data: In Las Carretas, 34% of individuals have completed secondary education and 31% of households have a personal computer, laptop or tablet. More interesting data at the bottom of this page.

To locate this beautiful town within the municipality, you must know that Las Carretas is located at 2.5 kilometers (in direction East) from the locality of Brisas de Zicatela, which is the one that has more inhabitants within the municipality. Also, from the capital of the municipality (Santa María Colotepec) it is at 15.4 kilometers in direction Southesast. Thanks to our webpage and the satellite map that you can locate at the bottom, you can see the position and visit the surroundings of Las Carretas.

Where is Las Carretas? How to get there? Map

Online map of Las Carretas 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 Las Carretas (Oaxaca) is 57 inhabitants

Population data in Las Carretas (Santa María Colotepec, Oaxaca)
YearFemale InhabitantsMale inhabitantsTotal population
Evolution of the population in Las Carretas: Total   Men   Women
Other demographic data in Las Carretas:
Fertility rate (children per woman):2.487.32
Population coming from outside the State of Oaxaca:0.00%0.00%
Illiterate population:7.02%8.42%
Illiterate population (men):1.75%7.32%
Illiterate population (women):5.26%9.26%
Schooling level:7.586.48
Schooling level (men):7.067
Schooling level (women):86
Indigenous culture data in Las Carretas:
Percentage of indigenous population:0.00%0.00%
Percentage speaking an indigenous language:0.00%0.00%
Percentage who speak an indigenous language and do not speak Spanish:0.00%0.00%
Comparison of percentages of indigenous population in the town of Las Carretas, 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 Las Carretas:
Employed population over 12 years:29.82%30.53%
Employed population over 12 years (men):48.00%53.66%
Employed population over 12 years (women):15.62%12.96%
Number of inhabited private dwellings:1320
Homes with electricity:100.00%100.00%
Housing with piped water:100.00%20.00%
Dwellings with toilet or sanitary facilities:100.00%85.00%
Dwellings with radio:61.54%75.00%
Housing with television:53.85%50.00%
Housing with refrigerator:84.62%75.00%
Housing with washing machine:53.85%15.00%
Housing with automobile:38.46%10.00%
Households with personal computer, laptop or tablet:30.77%15.00%
Homes with landline telephone:15.38%20.00%
Dwellings with cellular phones:69.23%5.00%
Homes with Internet:30.77%0.00%
Comparison of percentages of single persons in Las Carretas (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 Las Carretas

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

Population pyramid of Las Carretas (Oaxaca)

We have compiled data on number of inhabitants of Las Carretas 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 Las Carretas there is a generational replacement.

Population pyramid of Las Carretas
Data of the age pyramid of the town Las Carretas (inhabitants year 2020)
Age rangeNumber of womenNumber of menTotal population
Infants (0-5 years)235
Youth (6-14 years)9514
Adults (15-59 years)191433
Elderly (60+ years)235

Photos of Las Carretas

In order for you to enjoy nature around Las Carretas, we have compiled a collection of sightseeing and monument photographs of the town and its surroundings. Access a completely free online image gallery of Las Carretas, so you can even use it as a wallpaper to always remember this beautiful town.

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The Postal Code of Las Carretas (Oaxaca) is 70936

Do you want to know the Postal Code of Las Carretas 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: 70936. The first two digits of the ZIP code of Las Carretas ("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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  3. El Bajo (143 inhabitants)
  4. El Salitrero (264 inhabitants)
  5. El Vitonchino (49 inhabitants)
  6. Emiliano Zapata (912 inhabitants)
  7. La Ceiba (191 inhabitants)
  8. La Guitarra (2 inhabitants)
  9. La Toma (104 inhabitants)
  10. Loma Bonita (336 inhabitants)
  11. Los Naranjos (Los Naranjos Uno) (12 inhabitants)
  12. Punta de Zicatela (270 inhabitants)
  13. El Puertecito (70 inhabitants)
  14. Tierra Blanca (122 inhabitants)
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