Matamoros (Melchor Ocampo, Zacatecas)

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The town of Matamoros is located in the Municipality of Melchor Ocampo (in the State of Zacatecas). There are 374 inhabitants. In the list of the most populated towns of the whole municipality, it is the number #4 of the ranking. Matamoros is at 1,530 meters of altitude.

Data: In Matamoros, 57% of individuals have completed secondary education and 4% of households have a personal computer, laptop or tablet. More interesting data at the bottom of this page.

Do you want to locate the town of Matamoros? You can find it at 35.8 kilometers, in direction West, from the town of Melchor Ocampo, which has the largest population within the municipality. To enjoy the Matamoros location through satellite images, at the bottom of our webpage you have an interactive map.

Where is Matamoros? How to get there? Map

Location map of Matamoros in Zacatecas: Use the controls in the upper left area to zoom in (+) or out (-). This is a satellite photo centered in Matamoros, which is marked with the following symbol Map marker


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The population of Matamoros (Zacatecas) is 374 inhabitants

Population data in Matamoros (Melchor Ocampo, Zacatecas)
YearFemale InhabitantsMale inhabitantsTotal population
2020178196374
2010167173340
2005180158338
Evolution of the population in Matamoros: Total   Men   Women
Other demographic data in Matamoros:
20202010
Fertility rate (children per woman):2.7412.14
Population coming from outside the State of Zacatecas:20.05%15.29%
Illiterate population:4.55%9.71%
Illiterate population (men):1.60%12.14%
Illiterate population (women):2.94%7.19%
Schooling level:7.986.11
Schooling level (men):7.785.67
Schooling level (women):8.196.57
Indigenous culture data in Matamoros:
20202010
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 Matamoros, compared with its municipality, with the percentage in the State of Zacatecas, and in the country as a whole.

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Unemployment, economy and dwelling data in Matamoros:
20202010
Employed population over 12 years:32.89%26.47%
Employed population over 12 years (men):56.63%52.02%
Employed population over 12 years (women):6.74%0.00%
Number of inhabited private dwellings:9385
Homes with electricity:97.85%98.61%
Housing with piped water:100.00%98.61%
Dwellings with toilet or sanitary facilities:89.25%76.39%
Dwellings with radio:13.98%20.83%
Housing with television:93.55%86.11%
Housing with refrigerator:80.65%65.28%
Housing with washing machine:72.04%54.17%
Housing with automobile:47.31%47.22%
Households with personal computer, laptop or tablet:4.30%0.00%
Homes with landline telephone:8.60%0.00%
Dwellings with cellular phones:31.18%0.00%
Homes with Internet:11.83%0.00%
Comparison of percentages of single persons in Matamoros (over 12 years), comparing the same percentage with the municipality, with the State of Zacatecas, and with the total for the country.

Satellite photo of Matamoros

With the satellite map of Matamoros will I be able to look for my location? Yes, access the map, zoom in and see the surroundings of this town and the municipality of Melchor Ocampo. Get free live access to satellite views of 2023 of Matamoros.


Population pyramid of Matamoros (Zacatecas)

In Matamoros 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 Matamoros, 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 Matamoros
Data of the age pyramid of the town Matamoros (inhabitants year 2020)
Age rangeNumber of womenNumber of menTotal population
Infants (0-5 years)292756
Youth (6-14 years)203151
Adults (15-59 years)108119227
Elderly (60+ years)211940

Photos of Matamoros

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The Postal Code of Matamoros (Zacatecas) is 98223

Do you want to know the Postal Code of Matamoros 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: 98223. The first two digits of the ZIP code of Matamoros ("98") correspond to the State of Zacatecas, 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.

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  3. La Cruz (2 inhabitants)
  4. La Esperanza (El Mezquital ) (- inhabitants)
  5. La Joya (- inhabitants)
  6. Labores del Rincón Grande (10 inhabitants)
  7. Las Crucitas (2 inhabitants)
  8. Las Mesas del Norte (2 inhabitants)
  9. Las Palomas (15 inhabitants)
  10. Majada Valparaíso (1 inhabitants)
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  14. San Lucas (- inhabitants)
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