Progreso (Chalcatongo de Hidalgo, Oaxaca)

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The town of Progreso is located in the Municipality of Chalcatongo de Hidalgo (in the State of Oaxaca). There are 1,239 inhabitants. In the list of the most populated towns of the whole municipality, it is the number #2 of the ranking. Progreso is at 2,448 meters of altitude.

Data: In Progreso, 80% of the inhabitants are catholic and 46% 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 Progreso? You can find it at 1.8 kilometers, in direction South, from the town of Chalcatongo de Hidalgo, which has the largest population within the municipality. To enjoy the Progreso location through satellite images, at the bottom of our webpage you have an interactive map.

Where is Progreso? How to get there? Map

How to get to the town of Progreso in Oaxaca? 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 Progreso.


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The population of Progreso (Oaxaca) is 1,239 inhabitants

Population data in Progreso (Chalcatongo de Hidalgo, Oaxaca)
YearFemale InhabitantsMale inhabitantsTotal population
20206555841239
20105804901070
2005499431930
Evolution of the population in Progreso: Total   Men   Women
Other demographic data in Progreso:
20202010
Fertility rate (children per woman):2.434.29
Population coming from outside the State of Oaxaca:11.86%13.64%
Illiterate population:6.30%10.75%
Illiterate population (men):1.05%4.29%
Illiterate population (women):5.25%16.21%
Schooling level:8.066.60
Schooling level (men):8.337.37
Schooling level (women):7.835.94
Indigenous culture data in Progreso:
20202010
Percentage of indigenous population:61.90%62.15%
Percentage speaking an indigenous language:29.62%26.45%
Percentage who speak an indigenous language and do not speak Spanish:0.40%0.09%
Comparison of percentages of indigenous population in the town of Progreso, 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 Progreso:
20202010
Employed population over 12 years:56.42%33.93%
Employed population over 12 years (men):60.27%53.27%
Employed population over 12 years (women):52.98%17.59%
Number of inhabited private dwellings:343585
Homes with electricity:97.67%95.64%
Housing with piped water:69.68%47.27%
Dwellings with toilet or sanitary facilities:42.27%90.55%
Dwellings with radio:74.64%74.91%
Housing with television:69.39%70.91%
Housing with refrigerator:40.82%28.36%
Housing with washing machine:46.06%34.55%
Housing with automobile:35.86%29.82%
Households with personal computer, laptop or tablet:11.95%3.64%
Homes with landline telephone:4.08%8.36%
Dwellings with cellular phones:82.80%6.91%
Homes with Internet:21.57%0.73%
Comparison of percentages of single persons in Progreso (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 Progreso

With the satellite map of Progreso 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 Chalcatongo de Hidalgo. Get free live access to satellite views of 2023 of Progreso.


Population pyramid of Progreso (Oaxaca)

In Progreso 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 Progreso, 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 Progreso
Data of the age pyramid of the town Progreso (inhabitants year 2020)
Age rangeNumber of womenNumber of menTotal population
Infants (0-5 years)6989158
Youth (6-14 years)107102209
Adults (15-59 years)397334731
Elderly (60+ years)8259141

Photos of Progreso

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

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The Postal Code of Progreso (Oaxaca) is 71105

Are you going to send a letter to Progreso? Do you have a friend in Progreso and want to send them a gift through the postal service? The Postal Code of Progreso consists of the following 5 digits: 71105. If you want to know more about how Post Codes are determined in Mexico, the first two postal digits of Progreso ("71") correspond to the state code of Oaxaca, 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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  4. El Fortín (24 inhabitants)
  5. El Portillo (- inhabitants)
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  7. Guerrero (152 inhabitants)
  8. Iturbide (143 inhabitants)
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  10. Linda Vista (149 inhabitants)
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