Las Jícamas (Guanajuato)

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The town of Las Jícamas (Guanajuato) belongs to the municipality of Valle de Santiago. There are 1,516 inhabitants and it is 1,849 meters altitude. The Magical Town of Yuriria is 61 minutes away by car (42 km). Of all the towns in the municipality, it occupies the number #6 in terms of number of inhabitants.

Last Update: 29.05.2024

Data: In Las Jícamas, 22% of individuals have completed secondary education and 10% of households have a personal computer, laptop or tablet. More interesting data at the bottom of this page.

The town of Las Jícamas is located at 21.5 kilometers from Valle de Santiago, which is the most populated locality in the municipality, in the Northwest direction. If you browse our webpage, you will also find a map with the location of Las Jícamas.

#1 Where is Las Jícamas? How to go? Map

What is the route to get to Las Jícamas (Guanajuato)? Find out on this map the access to this town. With the zoom controls you can zoom in and out to the icon Map marker


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#2 The population of Las Jícamas (Guanajuato) is 1,516 inhabitants

Population data in Las Jícamas (Guanajuato)
YearFemale InhabitantsMale inhabitantsTotal population
Evolution of the population in Las Jícamas: Total   Men   Women
Other demographic data in Las Jícamas:
Fertility rate (children per woman):2.918.93
Population coming from outside the State of Guanajuato:2.11%2.40%
Illiterate population:17.35%16.45%
Illiterate population (men):9.37%18.93%
Illiterate population (women):7.98%14.61%
Schooling level:4.823.95
Schooling level (men):4.473.33
Schooling level (women):5.144.36
Indigenous culture data in Las Jícamas:
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 Jícamas, compared with its municipality, with the percentage in the State of Guanajuato, and in the country as a whole.

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Unemployment, economy and dwelling data in Las Jícamas:
Employed population over 12 years:48.75%28.59%
Employed population over 12 years (men):64.52%51.88%
Employed population over 12 years (women):33.42%11.28%
Number of inhabited private dwellings:442856
Homes with electricity:99.55%98.30%
Housing with piped water:99.10%91.91%
Dwellings with toilet or sanitary facilities:94.34%81.91%
Dwellings with radio:65.84%81.49%
Housing with television:86.65%90.64%
Housing with refrigerator:91.63%77.23%
Housing with washing machine:83.94%73.83%
Housing with automobile:36.65%30.85%
Households with personal computer, laptop or tablet:9.95%2.77%
Homes with landline telephone:29.64%22.98%
Dwellings with cellular phones:61.54%24.04%
Homes with Internet:35.52%0.85%
Comparison of percentages of single persons in Las Jícamas (over 12 years), comparing the same percentage with the municipality, with the State of Guanajuato, and with the total for the country.

#3 Satellite photo of Las Jícamas

Amazing satellite GPS maps of Las Jícamas, to see from space this beautiful village, as well as the surroundings of the municipality of Valle de Santiago. You can search free satellite map (2024) of Las Jícamas.

#4 Hotels and Accommodation near Las Jícamas

Many people want to stay in the town of Las Jícamas itself, but unfortunately there are no hotels in the village yet. Don't worry, we have created this list of the closest accommodations, so you can ask if they have rooms available.:

#5 What to do in Las Jícamas

Are you visiting and don't know what to do in Las Jícamas? The list of the best places to visit in Las Jícamas and nearby locations.
Mountains in Las Jícamas for hiking and trails:
  • La Cruz (1983 meters): 4.0 km walk (79 minutes), heading Southeast.
  • Cerro Colorado (1907 meters): 5.8 km walk (73 minutes), heading Northwest.
  • Cerro El Presidio (2399 meters): 5.1 km walk (106 minutes), heading Southwest.
  • Cerro Blanco (2184 meters): 6.3 km walk (108 minutes), heading West.
Magical Towns near Las Jícamas to discover the Mexican culture:
  • Yuriria (Guanajuato): Don't miss "Convento de San Pedro y San Pablo", 61 km, heading East (42 minutes by car)
Other towns near Las Jícamas:
  • Puerto del Águila (382 inhabitants): Located 5 km to the East (7 minutes by car)
  • El Timbinal (10 inhabitants): Located 5 km to the Northeast (5 minutes by car)
  • El Motivo (El Carrizal) (153 inhabitants): Located 5 km to the Northeast (7 minutes by car)
  • Los Martínez (839 inhabitants): Located 6 km to the Northwest (9 minutes by car)
This information is based on geographical data. Distances may vary depending on terrain, driving style or walking conditions..

#6 Population pyramid of Las Jícamas (Guanajuato)

We have compiled data on number of inhabitants of Las Jícamas by age and gender, 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 Jícamas there is a generational replacement.

Population pyramid of Las Jícamas
Data of the age pyramid of the town Las Jícamas (inhabitants year 2020)
Age rangeNumber of womenNumber of menTotal population
Infants (0-5 years)6984153
Youth (6-14 years)86113199
Adults (15-59 years)442406848
Elderly (60+ years)172144316

#7 Photos of Las Jícamas

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#8 The Postal Code of Las Jícamas (Guanajuato) is 38463

Do you want to know the Postal Code of Las Jícamas 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: 38463. The first two digits of the ZIP code of Las Jícamas ("38") correspond to the State of Guanajuato, 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.

#9 Vote for Las Jícamas as the most beautiful town in Mexico

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Average Rating: 4.8/5
(considering 6 votes)

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  8. Los Sarabia (2 inhabitants)
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  10. Presa de Santa Gertrudis (Hernández) (3 inhabitants)
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  12. Residencial Magisterio (52 inhabitants)
  13. San Francisco Chihuindo (468 inhabitants)
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