The town of Mercedes is located in the Municipality of Tenejapa (in the State of Chiapas). There are 489 inhabitants. It is the most populated town in the position #39 of the whole municipality. Mercedes is at 2,397 meters of altitude.
Data: In Mercedes, 5% of the inhabitants are catholic and 2% of the dwellings are equipped with a washing machine. At the bottom of this page you will find more information.
To locate this beautiful town within the municipality, you must know that Mercedes is located at 4.0 kilometers (in direction North) from the locality of Kotolte, which is the one that has more inhabitants within the municipality. Also, from the capital of the municipality (Tenejapa) it is at 10.6 kilometers in direction Northwest. Thanks to our webpage and the satellite map that you can locate at the bottom, you can see the position and visit the surroundings of Mercedes.
Where is Mercedes? How to get there? Map
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The population of Mercedes (Chiapas) is 489 inhabitants
|Year||Female Inhabitants||Male inhabitants||Total population|
|Fertility rate (children per woman):||2.96||9.43|
|Population coming from outside the State of Chiapas:||0.00%||0.65%|
|Illiterate population (men):||5.32%||9.43%|
|Illiterate population (women):||10.02%||28.57%|
|Schooling level (men):||5.62||4.86|
|Schooling level (women):||4.25||3.07|
|Percentage of indigenous population:||100.00%||100.00%|
|Percentage speaking an indigenous language:||82.21%||87.25%|
|Percentage who speak an indigenous language and do not speak Spanish:||29.65%||50.98%|
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|Employed population over 12 years:||32.72%||29.74%|
|Employed population over 12 years (men):||50.42%||54.72%|
|Employed population over 12 years (women):||16.21%||2.72%|
|Number of inhabited private dwellings:||110||76|
|Homes with electricity:||99.09%||98.57%|
|Housing with piped water:||97.27%||100.00%|
|Dwellings with toilet or sanitary facilities:||80.91%||100.00%|
|Dwellings with radio:||47.27%||41.43%|
|Housing with television:||63.64%||31.43%|
|Housing with refrigerator:||4.55%||0.00%|
|Housing with washing machine:||1.82%||0.00%|
|Housing with automobile:||13.64%||11.43%|
|Households with personal computer, laptop or tablet:||0.00%||0.00%|
|Homes with landline telephone:||0.00%||4.29%|
|Dwellings with cellular phones:||70.91%||2.86%|
|Homes with Internet:||0.00%||0.00%|
Satellite photo of Mercedes
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Population pyramid of Mercedes (Chiapas)
We have compiled data on number of inhabitants of Mercedes 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 Mercedes there is a generational replacement.
|Age range||Number of women||Number of men||Total population|
|Infants (0-5 years)||44||49||93|
|Youth (6-14 years)||58||44||102|
|Adults (15-59 years)||135||127||262|
|Elderly (60+ years)||16||16||32|
Photos of Mercedes
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