Monte Obscuro (San Miguel Chicahua, Oaxaca)

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All the information about this town of 46 inhabitants of the State of Oaxaca

The town of Monte Obscuro is located in the Municipality of San Miguel Chicahua (in the State of Oaxaca). There are 46 inhabitants. Of all the towns in the municipality, it occupies the number #10 in terms of number of inhabitants. Monte Obscuro is at 2,457 meters of altitude.

Data: In Monte Obscuro, 33% of individuals have completed secondary education and 0% of households have a personal computer, laptop or tablet. More interesting data at the bottom of this page.

The town of Monte Obscuro is located at 2.5 kilometers from El Fortín Alto, which is the most populated locality in the municipality, in the Southwest direction. In addition, it is located at 5.0 kilometers from San Miguel Chicahua, which is the capital of the municipality, in the South direction. If you browse our webpage, you will also find a map with the location of Monte Obscuro.

Where is Monte Obscuro? How to get there? Map

Map to know how to get to Monte Obscuro (Oaxaca) by road and with geographical references of the surrounding towns. With the controls you can zoom in and out to the position of Monte Obscuro, which has the following symbol Map marker


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The population of Monte Obscuro (Oaxaca) is 46 inhabitants

Population data in Monte Obscuro (San Miguel Chicahua, Oaxaca)
YearFemale InhabitantsMale inhabitantsTotal population
2020252146
2010222042
2005211435
Evolution of the population in Monte Obscuro: Total   Men   Women
Other demographic data in Monte Obscuro:
20202010
Fertility rate (children per woman):3.8920.00
Population coming from outside the State of Oaxaca:0.00%7.14%
Illiterate population:17.39%23.81%
Illiterate population (men):4.35%20.00%
Illiterate population (women):13.04%27.27%
Schooling level:5.945.21
Schooling level (men):6.936
Schooling level (women):5.114.53
Indigenous culture data in Monte Obscuro:
20202010
Percentage of indigenous population:93.48%100.00%
Percentage speaking an indigenous language:43.48%40.48%
Percentage who speak an indigenous language and do not speak Spanish:2.17%2.38%
Comparison of percentages of indigenous population in the town of Monte Obscuro, compared with its municipality, with the percentage in the State of Oaxaca, and in the country as a whole.

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Unemployment, economy and dwelling data in Monte Obscuro:
20202010
Employed population over 12 years:0.00%9.52%
Employed population over 12 years (men):0.00%10.00%
Employed population over 12 years (women):0.00%9.09%
Number of inhabited private dwellings:1111
Homes with electricity:100.00%100.00%
Housing with piped water:100.00%0.00%
Dwellings with toilet or sanitary facilities:0.00%100.00%
Dwellings with radio:0.00%54.55%
Housing with television:0.00%36.36%
Housing with refrigerator:27.27%9.09%
Housing with washing machine:27.27%9.09%
Housing with automobile:0.00%18.18%
Households with personal computer, laptop or tablet:0.00%0.00%
Homes with landline telephone:0.00%0.00%
Dwellings with cellular phones:0.00%0.00%
Homes with Internet:0.00%0.00%
Comparison of percentages of single persons in Monte Obscuro (over 12 years), comparing the same percentage with the municipality, with the State of Oaxaca, and with the total for the country.

Satellite photo of Monte Obscuro

Amazing satellite GPS maps of Monte Obscuro, to see from space this beautiful village, as well as the surroundings of the municipality of San Miguel Chicahua. You can search free satellite map (2023) of Monte Obscuro.


Population pyramid of Monte Obscuro (Oaxaca)

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

Population pyramid of Monte Obscuro
Data of the age pyramid of the town Monte Obscuro (inhabitants year 2020)
Age rangeNumber of womenNumber of menTotal population
Infants (0-5 years)314
Youth (6-14 years)459
Adults (15-59 years)141024
Elderly (60+ years)459

Photos of Monte Obscuro

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