Los Chapilis

We have collected many facts about the small village of Los Chapilis, as well as photos, maps or statistics.

So you will learn about this incredible town of 56 inhabitants of Michoacán de Ocampo.

The town of Los Chapilis belongs to the municipality of Cotija (State of Michoacán de Ocampo). There are 56 inhabitants and it is 1,782 meters altitude. The Magical Town of Cotija de la Paz is 32 minutes away by car (23 km). Of all the towns in the municipality, it occupies the number #31 in terms of number of inhabitants.

Last Update: 29.05.2024

Data: In Los Chapilis, 100% of the inhabitants are catholic and 85% of the dwellings are equipped with a washing machine. At the bottom of this page you will find more information.

The town of Los Chapilis is located at 15.0 kilometers from Cotija de la Paz, which is the most populated locality in the municipality, in the North direction. If you browse our webpage, you will also find a map with the location of Los Chapilis.

#1 Where is Los Chapilis? How to go? Map

What is the route to get to Los Chapilis (Michoacán de Ocampo)? 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 Los Chapilis (Michoacán de Ocampo) is 56 inhabitants

Population data in Los Chapilis
YearFemale InhabitantsMale inhabitantsTotal population
Evolution of the population in Los Chapilis: Total   Men   Women
Other demographic data in Los Chapilis:
Fertility rate (children per woman):2.959.52
Population coming from outside the State of Michoacán de Ocampo:0.00%0.00%
Illiterate population:5.36%11.63%
Illiterate population (men):1.79%9.52%
Illiterate population (women):3.57%13.64%
Schooling level:5.742.52
Schooling level (men):5.812.56
Schooling level (women):5.672.50
Indigenous culture data in Los Chapilis:
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 Los Chapilis, 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 Los Chapilis:
Employed population over 12 years:21.43%20.93%
Employed population over 12 years (men):48.00%42.86%
Employed population over 12 years (women):0.00%0.00%
Number of inhabited private dwellings:1314
Homes with electricity:100.00%100.00%
Housing with piped water:100.00%0.00%
Dwellings with toilet or sanitary facilities:76.92%40.00%
Dwellings with radio:84.62%80.00%
Housing with television:84.62%80.00%
Housing with refrigerator:100.00%80.00%
Housing with washing machine:84.62%60.00%
Housing with automobile:69.23%60.00%
Households with personal computer, laptop or tablet:7.69%0.00%
Homes with landline telephone:0.00%10.00%
Dwellings with cellular phones:46.15%60.00%
Homes with Internet:15.38%0.00%
Comparison of percentages of single persons in Los Chapilis (over 12 years), comparing the same percentage with the municipality, with the State of Michoacán de Ocampo, and with the total for the country.

#3 Satellite photo of Los Chapilis

Amazing satellite GPS maps of Los Chapilis, to see from space this beautiful village, as well as the surroundings of the municipality of Cotija. You can search free satellite map (2024) of Los Chapilis.

#4 Hotels and Accommodation near Los Chapilis

Do you want to stay in Los Chapilis? We don't have any hotel registered in this town, but you can check in this list of the closest accommodations to Los Chapilis:

#5 What to do in Los Chapilis

A weekend in Los Chapilis and looking for tourist attractions? Tourism in Los Chapilis and surroundings to find the best destinations.
Mountains in Los Chapilis for hiking and trails:
  • Cerro El Mono (1665 meters): 1.6 km walk (25 minutes), heading Southwest.
  • Loma Tontas (2051 meters): 1.6 km walk (21 minutes), heading Northeast.
  • Cerro Piedras de Lumbre (1848 meters): 2.0 km walk (27 minutes), heading Southeast.
  • Cerro La Lobera (1823 meters): 2.2 km walk (41 minutes), heading Southeast.
Magical Towns near Los Chapilis to discover the Mexican culture:Other towns near Los Chapilis:
  • Guayabillo (64 inhabitants): Located 2 km to the North (3 minutes by car)
  • El Llano Largo (6 inhabitants): Located 4 km to the West (5 minutes by car)
  • Los Gallineros (339 inhabitants): Located 5 km to the Northeast (6 minutes by car)
  • Calabazas (19 inhabitants): Located 6 km to the Southwest (8 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 Los Chapilis (Michoacán de Ocampo)

We have compiled data on number of inhabitants of Los Chapilis 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 Los Chapilis there is a generational replacement.

Population pyramid of Los Chapilis
Data of the age pyramid of the town Los Chapilis (inhabitants year 2020)
Age rangeNumber of womenNumber of menTotal population
Infants (0-5 years)7411
Youth (6-14 years)6511
Adults (15-59 years)161430
Elderly (60+ years)224

#7 Photos of Los Chapilis

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

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#8 The Postal Code of Los Chapilis (Michoacán de Ocampo) is 59957

Are you going to send a letter to Los Chapilis? Do you have a friend in Los Chapilis and want to send them a gift through the postal service? The Postal Code of Los Chapilis consists of the following 5 digits: 59957. If you want to know more about how Post Codes are determined in Mexico, the first two postal digits of Los Chapilis ("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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#12 Other towns in the Municipality of Cotija

  1. El Carrizal (5 inhabitants)
  2. El Herrero (- inhabitants)
  3. El Mentidero (16 inhabitants)
  4. El Mitote (13 inhabitants)
  5. El Moral (104 inhabitants)
  6. El Paraíso de Rubén Romero (150 inhabitants)
  7. El Potrero de Adentro (28 inhabitants)
  8. El Sillete (- inhabitants)
  9. Jaripitiro (12 inhabitants)
  10. Los Alisos (- inhabitants)
  11. Los Espinozas (30 inhabitants)
  12. Los Pilares (8 inhabitants)
  13. Los Zapotes (437 inhabitants)
  14. Torrecillas (10 inhabitants)
  15. Varal de los Fresnos (25 inhabitants)