Mecatán (Nayarit)

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Did you know that this town in Nayarit has 2,826 inhabitants?

The town of Mecatán is located in the Municipality of San Blas (in the State of Nayarit). There are 2,826 inhabitants. Of all the towns in the municipality, it occupies the number #4 in terms of number of inhabitants. Mecatán is at 302 meters of altitude.

Data: In Mecatán, there is a percentage of 4% of indigenous population and 87% of the households have a cell phone. Need more statistics on Mecatán? They are at the bottom of this page.

The town of Mecatán is located at 17.2 kilometers from San Blas, which is the most populated locality in the municipality, in the East direction. If you browse our webpage, you will also find a map with the location of Mecatán.

Where is Mecatán? How to get there? Map

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

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The population of Mecatán (Nayarit) is 2,826 inhabitants

Population data in Mecatán (Nayarit)
YearFemale InhabitantsMale inhabitantsTotal population
Evolution of the population in Mecatán: Total   Men   Women
Other demographic data in Mecatán:
Fertility rate (children per woman):2.917.90
Population coming from outside the State of Nayarit:14.30%17.05%
Illiterate population:5.31%6.40%
Illiterate population (men):3.18%7.90%
Illiterate population (women):2.12%4.75%
Schooling level:7.526.48
Schooling level (men):7.045.94
Schooling level (women):8.027.08
Indigenous culture data in Mecatán:
Percentage of indigenous population:3.54%0.68%
Percentage speaking an indigenous language:2.12%0.53%
Percentage who speak an indigenous language and do not speak Spanish:0.04%0.00%
Comparison of percentages of indigenous population in the town of Mecatán, compared with its municipality, with the percentage in the State of Nayarit, and in the country as a whole.

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Unemployment, economy and dwelling data in Mecatán:
Employed population over 12 years:47.20%41.96%
Employed population over 12 years (men):62.36%61.81%
Employed population over 12 years (women):30.80%20.09%
Number of inhabited private dwellings:853975
Homes with electricity:98.83%97.40%
Housing with piped water:99.30%96.85%
Dwellings with toilet or sanitary facilities:97.54%93.01%
Dwellings with radio:52.52%63.42%
Housing with television:90.15%88.49%
Housing with refrigerator:86.99%75.89%
Housing with washing machine:72.22%64.66%
Housing with automobile:48.42%49.32%
Households with personal computer, laptop or tablet:14.30%9.86%
Homes with landline telephone:26.14%49.73%
Dwellings with cellular phones:87.10%42.74%
Homes with Internet:28.96%6.16%
Comparison of percentages of single persons in Mecatán (over 12 years), comparing the same percentage with the municipality, with the State of Nayarit, and with the total for the country.

Satellite photo of Mecatán

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Population pyramid of Mecatán (Nayarit)

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

Population pyramid of Mecatán
Data of the age pyramid of the town Mecatán (inhabitants year 2020)
Age rangeNumber of womenNumber of menTotal population
Infants (0-5 years)123158281
Youth (6-14 years)245275520
Adults (15-59 years)7857961,581
Elderly (60+ years)204240444

Photos of Mecatán

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The Postal Code of Mecatán (Nayarit) is 63766

Do you want to know the Postal Code of Mecatán 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: 63766. The first two digits of the ZIP code of Mecatán ("63") correspond to the State of Nayarit, 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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