Ocotepec (Veracruz)

We have collected many facts about the medium-sized town of Ocotepec, as well as pictures, maps or statistics.

So you will learn about this incredible town of 335 inhabitants of Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave.

The town of Ocotepec (Veracruz) belongs to the municipality of Los Reyes. There are 335 inhabitants and it is 1,638 meters altitude. The Magical Town of Orizaba is 38 minutes away by car (32 km). It is the most populated town in the position #9 of the whole municipality.

Last Update: 29.05.2024

Data: In Ocotepec, 12% of individuals have completed secondary education and 3% of households have a personal computer, laptop or tablet. More interesting data at the bottom of this page.

To locate this beautiful town inside the municipality, you must know that Ocotepec is located at 3.4 kilometers (in direction East) from the locality of Los Reyes, which is the one that has more inhabitants inside the municipality. With our webpage and with our satelital map that you can find below, you can know where is and visit the surroundings of Ocotepec.

#1 Where is Ocotepec? How to go? Map

What is the route to get to Ocotepec (Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave)? 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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#2 The population of Ocotepec (Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave) is 335 inhabitants

Population data in Ocotepec (Veracruz)
YearFemale InhabitantsMale inhabitantsTotal population
Evolution of the population in Ocotepec: Total   Men   Women
Other demographic data in Ocotepec:
Fertility rate (children per woman):2.1314.60
Population coming from outside the State of Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave:0.30%1.36%
Illiterate population:14.33%18.98%
Illiterate population (men):5.37%14.60%
Illiterate population (women):8.96%22.78%
Schooling level:5.414.52
Schooling level (men):5.424.49
Schooling level (women):5.44.55
Indigenous culture data in Ocotepec:
Percentage of indigenous population:96.42%97.97%
Percentage speaking an indigenous language:63.88%65.76%
Percentage who speak an indigenous language and do not speak Spanish:2.69%4.75%
Comparison of percentages of indigenous population in the town of Ocotepec, compared with its municipality, with the percentage in the State of Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave, and in the country as a whole.

Find out more interesting facts about all the towns in the Municipality of Los Reyes (statistics, pictures, maps, restaurants...) at this link.

Unemployment, economy and housing data in Ocotepec:
Employed population over 12 years:29.25%23.05%
Employed population over 12 years (men):48.37%37.96%
Employed population over 12 years (women):13.19%10.13%
Number of inhabited private housings:9883
Homes with electricity:96.94%92.65%
Homes with piped water:96.94%83.82%
Homes with a toilet or sanitary facilities:11.22%98.53%
Homes with a radio:29.59%69.12%
Homes with a television:42.86%57.35%
Homes with a refrigerator:10.20%22.06%
Homes with a washing machine:4.08%5.88%
Homes with a car:2.04%2.94%
Households with personal computer, laptop or tablet:3.06%0.00%
Homes with landline telephone:1.02%1.47%
Homes with cell phones:53.06%25.00%
Homes with Internet:3.06%0.00%
Comparison of percentages of single persons in Ocotepec (over 12 years), comparing the same percentage with the municipality, with the State of Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave, and with the total for the country.

#3 Satellite photo of Ocotepec

Amazing satellite GPS maps of Ocotepec, to see from space this beautiful village, as well as the surroundings of the municipality of Los Reyes. You can search free satellite map (2024) of Ocotepec.

#4 Hotels and Accommodation near Ocotepec

It seems that there are no accommodations in the town of Ocotepec, but we have a record of the closest hotels and motels to Ocotepec so you can contact them:

#5 What to do in Ocotepec

Are you visiting and don't know what to do in Ocotepec? The list of the best places to visit in Ocotepec and nearby locations.
Mountains in Ocotepec for hiking and trails:
  • Cerro Tenango (1444 meters): 3.5 km walk (43 minutes), heading Southeast.
  • Cerro Popocatepetl (1896 meters): 3.8 km walk (69 minutes), heading North.
  • Cerro Acontecatl (1810 meters): 3.9 km walk (52 minutes), heading Southeast.
  • Cerro Tzoncoltze (1755 meters): 5.0 km walk (98 minutes), heading East.
Magical Towns near Ocotepec to discover the Mexican culture:
  • Orizaba (Veracruz): Don't miss "Río Orizaba con Reserva Animal", 38 km, heading Northwest (32 minutes by car)
  • Córdoba (Veracruz): Don't miss "Plaza de Armas", 48 km, heading North (35 minutes by car)
Other towns near Ocotepec:
  • La Mojonera (38 inhabitants): Located 2 km to the East (3 minutes by car)
  • Cuacaballo (427 inhabitants): Located 2 km to the Northwest (3 minutes by car)
  • La Concepción (11 inhabitants): Located 2 km to the South (3 minutes by car)
  • Totolatempa (125 inhabitants): Located 3 km to the North (3 minutes by car)
This information is based on geographical data. Distances may vary depending on terrain, driving style or walking conditions.

#6 Population pyramid of Ocotepec (Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave)

We have compiled data on number of inhabitants of Ocotepec by age and gender, 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 Ocotepec there is a generational replacement.

Population pyramid of Ocotepec
Data of the age pyramid of the town Ocotepec (inhabitants year 2020)
Age rangeNumber of womenNumber of menTotal population
Infants (0-5 years)191736
Youth (6-14 years)382967
Adults (15-59 years)10992201
Elderly (60+ years)161531

#7 Pictures of Ocotepec

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  3. Axoxohuilco (112 inhabitants)
  4. Cihuateo (508 inhabitants)
  5. Cubanicuilco (551 inhabitants)
  6. Iczotitla (290 inhabitants)
  7. Los Reyes (1105 inhabitants)
  8. Ocotepec (335 inhabitants)
  9. Tlamanca (75 inhabitants)
  10. Tlaquetzala (45 inhabitants)
  11. Totolatempa (125 inhabitants)
  12. Totolinga (318 inhabitants)
  13. Zacatla (59 inhabitants)
  14. Zacatlamanca (126 inhabitants)
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