Mapimí (Durango). Magical Town

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The town of Mapimí (Durango). Magical Town belongs to the municipality of Mapimí. There are 6,617 inhabitants and it is 1,304 meters altitude. Of all the towns in the municipality, it occupies the number #2 in terms of number of inhabitants.

Mapimí (Durango) is a Magical Town since 2012. You can also visit the following tourist attractions (names in Spanish): "Templo de Santiago Apóstol", "Pueblo fantasma de Ojuela", "Zona del Silencio", "Grutas ​del Rosario​​".

Last Update: 29.05.2024

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

#1 Where is Mapimí? How to go? Map

Map to know how to get to Mapimí (Durango) by road and with geographical references of the surrounding towns. With the controls you can zoom in and out to the position of Mapimí, which has the following symbol Map marker


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#2 The population of Mapimí (Durango) is 6,617 inhabitants

Population data in Mapimí (Durango). Magical Town
YearFemale InhabitantsMale inhabitantsTotal population
Evolution of the population in Mapimí: Total   Men   Women
Other demographic data in Mapimí:
Fertility rate (children per woman):2.694.72
Population coming from outside the State of Durango:10.13%10.94%
Illiterate population:2.60%4.32%
Illiterate population (men):1.35%4.72%
Illiterate population (women):1.25%3.94%
Schooling level:8.297.04
Schooling level (men):8.126.75
Schooling level (women):8.467.31
Indigenous culture data in Mapimí:
Percentage of indigenous population:0.23%0.46%
Percentage speaking an indigenous language:0.06%0.16%
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 Mapimí, compared with its municipality, with the percentage in the State of Durango, and in the country as a whole.

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Unemployment, economy and dwelling data in Mapimí:
Employed population over 12 years:35.89%27.65%
Employed population over 12 years (men):47.81%43.30%
Employed population over 12 years (women):24.28%12.87%
Number of inhabited private dwellings:1,6551,649
Homes with electricity:99.58%98.53%
Housing with piped water:98.55%97.91%
Dwellings with toilet or sanitary facilities:97.95%90.96%
Dwellings with radio:65.56%61.13%
Housing with television:95.59%97.45%
Housing with refrigerator:94.86%93.12%
Housing with washing machine:85.20%78.83%
Housing with automobile:51.00%47.45%
Households with personal computer, laptop or tablet:23.99%17.16%
Homes with landline telephone:17.28%48.84%
Dwellings with cellular phones:90.27%48.92%
Homes with Internet:27.31%10.97%
Comparison of percentages of single persons in Mapimí (over 12 years), comparing the same percentage with the municipality, with the State of Durango, and with the total for the country.

#3 Satellite photo of Mapimí

Amazing satellite GPS maps of Mapimí, to see from space this beautiful village, as well as the surroundings of the municipality of Mapimí. Get free live access to satellite views of 2024 of Mapimí.

#4 What to do in Mapimí

A weekend in Mapimí and looking for tourist attractions? Tourism in Mapimí and surroundings to find the best destinations.
Mountains in Mapimí for hiking and trails:
  • Cerro El Toboso (1405 meters): 4.6 km walk (73 minutes), heading Northeast.
  • Cerro de la Providencia (1235 meters): 5.8 km walk (84 minutes), heading East.
  • Cerro El Muerto (1615 meters): 7.5 km walk (105 minutes), heading East.
  • Cerro La India (Bufa de Mapimí, Cerro de la Bufa, La Bufa) (2466 meters): 6.9 km walk (114 minutes), heading Southeast.
Are you looking for charming villages in the surroundings of Mapimí?
  • San Isidro (31 inhabitants): Located 14 km to the East (17 minutes by car)
  • San Nicolás (67 inhabitants): Located 17 km to the Southwest (21 minutes by car)
  • Vicente Suárez (372 inhabitants): Located 16 km to the South (20 minutes by car)
  • Roma Texas (30 inhabitants): Located 21 km to the East (30 minutes by car)
This information is based on geographical data. Distances may vary depending on terrain, driving style or walking conditions..

#5 Population pyramid of Mapimí (Durango)

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

Population pyramid of Mapimí
Data of the age pyramid of the town Mapimí (inhabitants year 2020)
Age rangeNumber of womenNumber of menTotal population
Infants (0-5 years)493499992
Youth (6-14 years)6376241,261
Adults (15-59 years)1,8871,8403,727
Elderly (60+ years)335302637

#6 Photos of Mapimí

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

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#7 The Postal Code of Mapimí (Durango) is 35200

Are you going to send a letter to Mapimí? Do you have a friend in Mapimí and want to send them a gift through the postal service? The Postal Code of Mapimí consists of the following 5 digits: 35200. If you want to know more about how Post Codes are determined in Mexico, the first two postal digits of Mapimí ("35") correspond to the state code of Durango, and the last three correspond to the people themselves. In Mexico, the same ZIP code can be assigned to several towns.

#8 Vote for Mapimí as the most beautiful town in Mexico

Do you like Mapimí or don't you like it very much? Now you can vote for Mapimí to let everyone know about it. Use these stars ("0" you don't like it much, "5" you like it a lot) to rate it with your opinion.

Average Rating: 3.0/5
(considering 3 votes)

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#15 Other towns in the Municipality of Mapimí

  1. Ceballos (3923 inhabitants)
  2. El Grillo (4 inhabitants)
  3. El Sabino (12 inhabitants)
  4. Hornillas (Rancho Grande) (11 inhabitants)
  5. La Cadena (28 inhabitants)
  6. La Merced (Las Águilas) (2 inhabitants)
  7. Las Glorias (- inhabitants)
  8. Los Ángeles (- inhabitants)
  9. Rancho de Peña (6 inhabitants)
  10. San Agustín (105 inhabitants)
  11. San Felipe (23 inhabitants)
  12. San Isidro de Yermo (84 inhabitants)
  13. Santa Elena (82 inhabitants)
  14. Santa Librada (12 inhabitants)
  15. Santa María de la Paz (Viejo) (6 inhabitants)