Las Peñas (Cotija, Michoacán de Ocampo)

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The town of Las Peñas is located in the Municipality of Cotija (in the State of Michoacán de Ocampo). There are 82 inhabitants. In the list of the most populated towns of the whole municipality, it is the number #27 of the ranking. Las Peñas is at 2,051 meters of altitude.

Data: In Las Peñas, there is a percentage of 0% of indigenous population and 90% of the households have a cell phone. Need more statistics on Las Peñas? They are at the bottom of this page.

Do you want to locate the town of Las Peñas? You can find it at 5.3 kilometers, in direction North, from the town of Cotija de la Paz, which has the largest population within the municipality. To enjoy the Las Peñas location through satellite images, at the bottom of our webpage you have an interactive map.

Where is Las Peñas? How to get there? Map

Map to know how to get to Las Peñas (Michoacán de Ocampo) by road and with geographical references of the surrounding towns. With the controls you can zoom in and out to the position of Las Peñas, which has 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 Las Peñas and at this link you will navigate through its streets.

The population of Las Peñas (Michoacán de Ocampo) is 82 inhabitants

Population data in Las Peñas (Cotija, Michoacán de Ocampo)
YearFemale InhabitantsMale inhabitantsTotal population
Evolution of the population in Las Peñas: Total   Men   Women
Other demographic data in Las Peñas:
Fertility rate (children per woman):2.3317.65
Population coming from outside the State of Michoacán de Ocampo:3.66%9.09%
Illiterate population:7.32%15.15%
Illiterate population (men):6.10%17.65%
Illiterate population (women):1.22%12.50%
Schooling level:5.423.74
Schooling level (men):3.653.59
Schooling level (women):7.113.90
Indigenous culture data in Las Peñas:
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 Peñas, compared with its municipality, with the percentage in the State of Michoacán de Ocampo, and in the country as a whole.

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Unemployment, economy and dwelling data in Las Peñas:
Employed population over 12 years:31.71%33.33%
Employed population over 12 years (men):57.14%55.88%
Employed population over 12 years (women):5.00%9.38%
Number of inhabited private dwellings:2116
Homes with electricity:100.00%100.00%
Housing with piped water:100.00%66.67%
Dwellings with toilet or sanitary facilities:100.00%93.33%
Dwellings with radio:66.67%73.33%
Housing with television:95.24%93.33%
Housing with refrigerator:100.00%86.67%
Housing with washing machine:90.48%66.67%
Housing with automobile:80.95%66.67%
Households with personal computer, laptop or tablet:14.29%0.00%
Homes with landline telephone:14.29%0.00%
Dwellings with cellular phones:90.48%60.00%
Homes with Internet:52.38%0.00%
Comparison of percentages of single persons in Las Peñas (over 12 years), comparing the same percentage with the municipality, with the State of Michoacán de Ocampo, and with the total for the country.

Satellite photo of Las Peñas

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

Population pyramid of Las Peñas (Michoacán de Ocampo)

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

Population pyramid of Las Peñas
Data of the age pyramid of the town Las Peñas (inhabitants year 2020)
Age rangeNumber of womenNumber of menTotal population
Infants (0-5 years)7916
Youth (6-14 years)6713
Adults (15-59 years)262147
Elderly (60+ years)156

Photos of Las Peñas

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

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The Postal Code of Las Peñas (Michoacán de Ocampo) is 59943

Are you going to send a letter to Las Peñas? Do you have a friend in Las Peñas and want to send them a gift through the postal service? The Postal Code of Las Peñas consists of the following 5 digits: 59943. If you want to know more about how Post Codes are determined in Mexico, the first two postal digits of Las Peñas ("59") correspond to the state code of Michoacán de Ocampo, 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 Cotija

  1. Agua de Gallo (47 inhabitants)
  2. Ayumba (423 inhabitants)
  3. Cotija de la Paz (14074 inhabitants)
  4. Cumburinda (- inhabitants)
  5. El Barrio (306 inhabitants)
  6. El Callejón de Ayumba (44 inhabitants)
  7. El Llano Largo (6 inhabitants)
  8. El Puerto (110 inhabitants)
  9. El Sauz (171 inhabitants)
  10. El Sillete (- inhabitants)
  11. Las Trojas (El Fresno) (82 inhabitants)
  12. Los Ojos de Agua (9 inhabitants)
  13. Lourdes (El Perico) (71 inhabitants)
  14. Salitrillo (Pila de Perros) (18 inhabitants)
  15. Varal de los Fresnos (25 inhabitants)