Oquem (Chiapas)

Maps, photos and statistics of Oquem, a beautiful large village of 911 inhabitants of the State of Chiapas

The town of Oquem is located in the Municipality of Huixtán (in the State of Chiapas). There are 911 inhabitants. In the list of the most populated towns of the whole municipality, it is the number #10 of the ranking. Oquem is at 2,218 meters of altitude.

Data: In Oquem, 57% of the inhabitants are catholic and 1% of the dwellings are equipped with a washing machine. At the bottom of this page you will find more information.

Do you want to locate the town of Oquem? You can find it at 3.2 kilometers, in direction Southwest, from the town of Huixtán, which has the largest population within the municipality. To enjoy the Oquem location through satellite images, at the bottom of our webpage you have an interactive map.

Where is Oquem? How to get there? Map

Online map of Oquem in Chiapas, with an interactive cartography with which you can see closely the town, centered on Map marker


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The population of Oquem (Chiapas) is 911 inhabitants

Population data in Oquem (Chiapas)
YearFemale InhabitantsMale inhabitantsTotal population
2020480431911
2010423370793
2005372315687
Evolution of the population in Oquem: Total   Men   Women
Other demographic data in Oquem:
20202010
Fertility rate (children per woman):2.3717.03
Population coming from outside the State of Chiapas:0.11%0.00%
Illiterate population:13.50%19.42%
Illiterate population (men):5.27%17.03%
Illiterate population (women):8.23%21.51%
Schooling level:5.724.49
Schooling level (men):6.174.98
Schooling level (women):5.334.08
Indigenous culture data in Oquem:
20202010
Percentage of indigenous population:100.00%100.00%
Percentage speaking an indigenous language:87.93%87.26%
Percentage who speak an indigenous language and do not speak Spanish:12.18%18.28%
Comparison of percentages of indigenous population in the town of Oquem, 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 Oquem:
20202010
Employed population over 12 years:29.20%33.17%
Employed population over 12 years (men):58.47%60.54%
Employed population over 12 years (women):2.92%9.22%
Number of inhabited private dwellings:181199
Homes with electricity:98.34%96.02%
Housing with piped water:99.45%46.59%
Dwellings with toilet or sanitary facilities:79.01%97.73%
Dwellings with radio:76.80%68.18%
Housing with television:58.01%23.30%
Housing with refrigerator:6.63%0.00%
Housing with washing machine:0.55%0.00%
Housing with automobile:6.08%0.00%
Households with personal computer, laptop or tablet:0.00%0.00%
Homes with landline telephone:0.00%0.00%
Dwellings with cellular phones:84.53%7.39%
Homes with Internet:0.55%0.00%
Comparison of percentages of single persons in Oquem (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 Oquem

Amazing satellite GPS maps of Oquem, to see from space this beautiful village, as well as the surroundings of the municipality of Huixtán. You can search free satellite map (2023) of Oquem.


Population pyramid of Oquem (Chiapas)

In Oquem 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 Oquem, 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 Oquem
Data of the age pyramid of the town Oquem (inhabitants year 2020)
Age rangeNumber of womenNumber of menTotal population
Infants (0-5 years)5956115
Youth (6-14 years)8589174
Adults (15-59 years)294245539
Elderly (60+ years)424183

Photos of Oquem

In order for you to enjoy nature around Oquem, we have compiled a collection of sightseeing and monument photographs of the town and its surroundings. Access a completely free online image gallery of Oquem, so you can even use it as a wallpaper to always remember this beautiful town.

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The Postal Code of Oquem (Chiapas) is 29474

Are you going to send a letter to Oquem? Do you have a friend in Oquem and want to send them a gift through the postal service? The Postal Code of Oquem consists of the following 5 digits: 29474. If you want to know more about how Post Codes are determined in Mexico, the first two postal digits of Oquem ("29") correspond to the state code of Chiapas, 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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