Las Garrochas (Santa María Colotepec, Oaxaca)

Maps, photos and statistics of Las Garrochas, a beautiful small village of 50 inhabitants of the State of Oaxaca

The town of Las Garrochas is located in the Municipality of Santa María Colotepec (in the State of Oaxaca). There are 50 inhabitants. Of all the towns in the municipality, it occupies the number #55 in terms of number of inhabitants. Las Garrochas is at 68 meters of altitude.

Data: In Las Garrochas, 100% of the inhabitants are catholic and 20% of the dwellings are equipped with a washing machine. At the bottom of this page you will find more information.

The town of Las Garrochas is located at 10.2 kilometers from Brisas de Zicatela, which is the most populated locality in the municipality, in the Northwest direction. In addition, it is located at 5.6 kilometers from Santa María Colotepec, which is the capital of the municipality, in the East direction. If you browse our webpage, you will also find a map with the location of Las Garrochas.

Where is Las Garrochas? How to get there? Map

How to get to the town of Las Garrochas 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 Las Garrochas.

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The population of Las Garrochas (Oaxaca) is 50 inhabitants

Population data in Las Garrochas (Santa María Colotepec, Oaxaca)
YearFemale InhabitantsMale inhabitantsTotal population
Evolution of the population in Las Garrochas: Total   Men   Women
Other demographic data in Las Garrochas:
Fertility rate (children per woman):2.712.00
Population coming from outside the State of Oaxaca:4.00%1.67%
Illiterate population:4.00%10.00%
Illiterate population (men):2.00%12.00%
Illiterate population (women):2.00%8.57%
Schooling level:6.264.88
Schooling level (men):6.094.17
Schooling level (women):6.455.42
Indigenous culture data in Las Garrochas:
Percentage of indigenous population:34.00%16.67%
Percentage speaking an indigenous language:10.00%5.00%
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 Garrochas, 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 Garrochas:
Employed population over 12 years:52.00%30.00%
Employed population over 12 years (men):71.43%60.00%
Employed population over 12 years (women):27.27%8.57%
Number of inhabited private dwellings:1516
Homes with electricity:93.33%93.75%
Housing with piped water:93.33%31.25%
Dwellings with toilet or sanitary facilities:93.33%75.00%
Dwellings with radio:73.33%81.25%
Housing with television:46.67%62.50%
Housing with refrigerator:86.67%62.50%
Housing with washing machine:20.00%12.50%
Housing with automobile:46.67%43.75%
Households with personal computer, laptop or tablet:0.00%0.00%
Homes with landline telephone:0.00%12.50%
Dwellings with cellular phones:66.67%56.25%
Homes with Internet:6.67%0.00%
Comparison of percentages of single persons in Las Garrochas (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 Garrochas

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Population pyramid of Las Garrochas (Oaxaca)

In Las Garrochas 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 Las Garrochas, 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 Las Garrochas
Data of the age pyramid of the town Las Garrochas (inhabitants year 2020)
Age rangeNumber of womenNumber of menTotal population
Infants (0-5 years)055
Youth (6-14 years)213
Adults (15-59 years)191837
Elderly (60+ years)145

Photos of Las Garrochas

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The Postal Code of Las Garrochas (Oaxaca) is 70938

Are you going to send a letter to Las Garrochas? Do you have a friend in Las Garrochas and want to send them a gift through the postal service? The Postal Code of Las Garrochas consists of the following 5 digits: 70938. If you want to know more about how Post Codes are determined in Mexico, the first two postal digits of Las Garrochas ("70") 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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  2. Arroyo del Bajo (178 inhabitants)
  3. Barrio La Cruz (84 inhabitants)
  4. Barrio Nuevo (63 inhabitants)
  5. Brisas de Zicatela (10632 inhabitants)
  6. Charco Seco (117 inhabitants)
  7. El Mameyal (- inhabitants)
  8. El Salitrero (264 inhabitants)
  9. Junta del Potrero (117 inhabitants)
  10. La Caoba (3 inhabitants)
  11. Los Figueroa (88 inhabitants)
  12. Piedras Negras (100 inhabitants)
  13. Punta de Zicatela (270 inhabitants)
  14. Valdeflores (259 inhabitants)
  15. Valdeflores Segunda Sección (271 inhabitants)