Pomuch (Campeche)

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All the information about this town of 9,607 inhabitants of the State of Campeche

The town of Pomuch is located in the Municipality of Hecelchakán (in the State of Campeche). There are 9,607 inhabitants. Of all the towns in the municipality, it occupies the number #2 in terms of number of inhabitants. Pomuch is at 8 meters of altitude.

Data: In Pomuch, 52% of the inhabitants are catholic and 70% of the dwellings are equipped with a washing machine. At the bottom of this page you will find more information.

The town of Pomuch is located at 6.1 kilometers from Hecelchakán, 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 Pomuch.

Where is Pomuch? How to get there? Map

How to get to the town of Pomuch in Campeche? Using this map, use the controls to zoom in and out on the village and others in the vicinity to see the direct route, and to be able to plan, for example, hiking activities in Pomuch.

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The population of Pomuch (Campeche) is 9,607 inhabitants

Population data in Pomuch (Campeche)
YearFemale InhabitantsMale inhabitantsTotal population
Evolution of the population in Pomuch: Total   Men   Women
Other demographic data in Pomuch:
Fertility rate (children per woman):2.167.15
Population coming from outside the State of Campeche:4.85%3.15%
Illiterate population:6.39%8.44%
Illiterate population (men):2.77%7.15%
Illiterate population (women):3.62%9.73%
Schooling level:9.287.98
Schooling level (men):9.658.56
Schooling level (women):8.937.42
Indigenous culture data in Pomuch:
Percentage of indigenous population:64.87%72.52%
Percentage speaking an indigenous language:30.48%32.56%
Percentage who speak an indigenous language and do not speak Spanish:0.21%0.61%
Comparison of percentages of indigenous population in the town of Pomuch, compared with its municipality, with the percentage in the State of Campeche, and in the country as a whole.

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Unemployment, economy and dwelling data in Pomuch:
Employed population over 12 years:48.66%33.30%
Employed population over 12 years (men):57.78%50.92%
Employed population over 12 years (women):39.74%15.75%
Number of inhabited private dwellings:2,5512,461
Homes with electricity:98.98%97.98%
Housing with piped water:94.32%69.84%
Dwellings with toilet or sanitary facilities:87.81%73.78%
Dwellings with radio:55.78%51.92%
Housing with television:91.34%92.21%
Housing with refrigerator:73.07%57.74%
Housing with washing machine:69.82%58.35%
Housing with automobile:17.48%12.15%
Households with personal computer, laptop or tablet:20.58%11.02%
Homes with landline telephone:1.41%2.86%
Dwellings with cellular phones:80.87%54.88%
Homes with Internet:20.46%1.27%
Comparison of percentages of single persons in Pomuch (over 12 years), comparing the same percentage with the municipality, with the State of Campeche, and with the total for the country.

In the town of Pomuch, every November 2 (the well-known Mexican Day of the Dead), many citizens of the village go the cemetery to make the ritual of the "bone washing", exhuming the skeletons of their deceased loved ones after they have been buried for three years, and they clean the bones. Then, the skulls of fathers, brothers or uncles are exhibited among flowers and candles in open wooden boxes, and among laughs and anecdotes of the deceased. The bones are leaved permanently in the graveyard, allowing them to decompose and dry out in an easier manner. This ritual is apparently a custom from the ancient Mayan civilization typical of the area.

Hotels and Accommodation near Pomuch

Many people want to stay in the town of Pomuch itself, but unfortunately there are no hotels in the village yet. Don't worry, we have created this list of the closest accommodations, so you can ask if they have rooms available.:

Satellite photo of Pomuch

With the satellite map of Pomuch 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 Hecelchakán. Get free live access to satellite views of 2023 of Pomuch.

Population pyramid of Pomuch (Campeche)

In Pomuch 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 Pomuch, 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 Pomuch
Data of the age pyramid of the town Pomuch (inhabitants year 2020)
Age rangeNumber of womenNumber of menTotal population
Infants (0-5 years)435424859
Youth (6-14 years)7907831,573
Adults (15-59 years)3,0922,9526,044
Elderly (60+ years)5395921,131

Photos of Pomuch

Would you like to see what this town looks like and enjoy landscape photos of Pomuch? We have located on the Internet several beautiful images of places and locations nearby, so you can see the beauty of this Mexican town. Some are artistic photos and others are simply panoramic photos taken by amateurs and friends who simply like Pomuch.

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The Postal Code of Pomuch (Campeche) is 24810

Are you going to send a letter to Pomuch? Do you have a friend in Pomuch and want to send them a gift through the postal service? The Postal Code of Pomuch consists of the following 5 digits: 24810. If you want to know more about how Post Codes are determined in Mexico, the first two postal digits of Pomuch ("24") correspond to the state code of Campeche, 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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