Mercedes (Tenejapa, Chiapas)

Learn about medium-sized town of Mercedes through its photos, maps and population statistics.

All the information about this town of 489 inhabitants of the State of Chiapas

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

What is the route to get to Mercedes (Chiapas)? 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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The population of Mercedes (Chiapas) is 489 inhabitants

Population data in Mercedes (Tenejapa, Chiapas)
YearFemale InhabitantsMale inhabitantsTotal population
2020253236489
2010147159306
2005174185359
Evolution of the population in Mercedes: Total   Men   Women
Other demographic data in Mercedes:
20202010
Fertility rate (children per woman):2.969.43
Population coming from outside the State of Chiapas:0.00%0.65%
Illiterate population:15.34%18.63%
Illiterate population (men):5.32%9.43%
Illiterate population (women):10.02%28.57%
Schooling level:4.923.97
Schooling level (men):5.624.86
Schooling level (women):4.253.07
Indigenous culture data in Mercedes:
20202010
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%
Comparison of percentages of indigenous population in the town of Mercedes, compared with its municipality, with the percentage in the State of Chiapas, and in the country as a whole.

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Unemployment, economy and dwelling data in Mercedes:
20202010
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:11076
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%
Comparison of percentages of single persons in Mercedes (over 12 years), comparing the same percentage with the municipality, with the State of Chiapas, and with the total for the country.

Satellite photo of Mercedes

Amazing satellite GPS maps of Mercedes, to see from space this beautiful village, as well as the surroundings of the municipality of Tenejapa. Get free live access to satellite views of 2023 of Mercedes.


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.

Population pyramid of Mercedes
Data of the age pyramid of the town Mercedes (inhabitants year 2020)
Age rangeNumber of womenNumber of menTotal population
Infants (0-5 years)444993
Youth (6-14 years)5844102
Adults (15-59 years)135127262
Elderly (60+ years)161632

Photos of Mercedes

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