Mezcala (Poncitlán, Jalisco)

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The town of Mezcala is located in the Municipality of Poncitlán (in the State of Jalisco). There are 6,047 inhabitants. Of all the towns in the municipality, it occupies the number #4 in terms of number of inhabitants. Mezcala is at 1,536 meters of altitude.

Data: In Mezcala, 30% of individuals have completed secondary education and 14% of households have a personal computer, laptop or tablet. More interesting data at the bottom of this page.

The town of Mezcala is located at 11.0 kilometers from Poncitlán, which is the most populated locality in the municipality, in the Northwest direction. If you browse our webpage, you will also find a map with the location of Mezcala.

Where is Mezcala? How to get there? Map

Online map of Mezcala (Jalisco) to be able to get to and make trips around this town. With the zoom controls you can zoom in (+) or out (-) to locate the village.

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The population of Mezcala (Jalisco) is 6,047 inhabitants

Population data in Mezcala (Poncitlán, Jalisco)
YearFemale InhabitantsMale inhabitantsTotal population
Evolution of the population in Mezcala: Total   Men   Women
Other demographic data in Mezcala:
Fertility rate (children per woman):2.884.75
Population coming from outside the State of Jalisco:2.15%1.70%
Illiterate population:3.26%6.33%
Illiterate population (men):1.29%4.75%
Illiterate population (women):1.97%7.89%
Schooling level:7.96.36
Schooling level (men):8.016.51
Schooling level (women):7.816.22
Indigenous culture data in Mezcala:
Percentage of indigenous population:0.31%0.00%
Percentage speaking an indigenous language:0.10%0.06%
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 Mezcala, compared with its municipality, with the percentage in the State of Jalisco, and in the country as a whole.

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Unemployment, economy and dwelling data in Mezcala:
Employed population over 12 years:49.68%27.67%
Employed population over 12 years (men):58.19%44.48%
Employed population over 12 years (women):41.31%11.11%
Number of inhabited private dwellings:1,2001,159
Homes with electricity:96.92%96.73%
Housing with piped water:96.58%97.75%
Dwellings with toilet or sanitary facilities:96.08%96.96%
Dwellings with radio:72.42%72.75%
Housing with television:86.42%87.16%
Housing with refrigerator:76.17%62.61%
Housing with washing machine:46.08%36.71%
Housing with automobile:22.58%20.05%
Households with personal computer, laptop or tablet:14.00%4.50%
Homes with landline telephone:2.08%13.51%
Dwellings with cellular phones:87.75%31.53%
Homes with Internet:19.42%1.24%
Comparison of percentages of single persons in Mezcala (over 12 years), comparing the same percentage with the municipality, with the State of Jalisco, and with the total for the country.

Satellite photo of Mezcala

With the satellite map of Mezcala 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 Poncitlán. You can search free satellite map (2023) of Mezcala.

Population pyramid of Mezcala (Jalisco)

In Mezcala 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 Mezcala, 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 Mezcala
Data of the age pyramid of the town Mezcala (inhabitants year 2020)
Age rangeNumber of womenNumber of menTotal population
Infants (0-5 years)471485956
Youth (6-14 years)5746131,187
Adults (15-59 years)1,7621,6663,428
Elderly (60+ years)243233476

Photos of Mezcala

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The Postal Code of Mezcala (Jalisco) is 45970

Are you going to send a letter to Mezcala? Do you have a friend in Mezcala and want to send them a gift through the postal service? The Postal Code of Mezcala consists of the following 5 digits: 45970. If you want to know more about how Post Codes are determined in Mexico, the first two postal digits of Mezcala ("45") correspond to the state code of Jalisco, and the last three correspond to the people themselves. In Mexico, the same ZIP code can be assigned to several towns.

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