Purungueo (Michoacán)

Learn about medium-sized town of Purungueo through its photos, maps and population statistics.

All the information about this town of 366 inhabitants of the State of Michoacán de Ocampo

The town of Purungueo (Michoacán) belongs to the municipality of Tiquicheo de Nicolás Romero. There are 366 inhabitants and it is 437 meters altitude. Of all the towns in the municipality, it occupies the number #4 in terms of number of inhabitants.

Data: In Purungueo, there is a percentage of 0% of indigenous population and 89% of the households have a cell phone. Need more statistics on Purungueo? They are at the bottom of this page.

The town of Purungueo is located at 16.0 kilometers from Tiquicheo, which is the most populated locality in the municipality, in the Southwest direction. If you browse our webpage, you will also find a map with the location of Purungueo.

#1 Where is Purungueo? How to go? Map

Location map of Purungueo in Michoacán de Ocampo: Use the controls in the upper left area to zoom in (+) or out (-). This is a satellite photo centered in Purungueo, which is marked with the following symbol Map marker


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#2 The population of Purungueo (Michoacán de Ocampo) is 366 inhabitants

Population data in Purungueo (Michoacán)
YearFemale InhabitantsMale inhabitantsTotal population
Evolution of the population in Purungueo: Total   Men   Women
Other demographic data in Purungueo:
Fertility rate (children per woman):4.613.66
Population coming from outside the State of Michoacán de Ocampo:4.37%3.84%
Illiterate population:16.94%15.05%
Illiterate population (men):9.02%13.66%
Illiterate population (women):7.92%16.41%
Schooling level:5.435.06
Schooling level (men):5.185.13
Schooling level (women):5.664.99
Indigenous culture data in Purungueo:
Percentage of indigenous population:0.00%0.31%
Percentage speaking an indigenous language:0.00%0.15%
Percentage who speak an indigenous language and do not speak Spanish:0.00%0.00%
Comparison of percentages of indigenous population in the town of Purungueo, compared with its municipality, with the percentage in the State of Michoacán de Ocampo, and in the country as a whole.

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Unemployment, economy and dwelling data in Purungueo:
Employed population over 12 years:59.02%34.56%
Employed population over 12 years (men):63.54%57.14%
Employed population over 12 years (women):54.59%12.46%
Number of inhabited private dwellings:124225
Homes with electricity:98.39%97.50%
Housing with piped water:95.97%60.00%
Dwellings with toilet or sanitary facilities:95.16%85.00%
Dwellings with radio:15.32%23.12%
Housing with television:76.61%75.00%
Housing with refrigerator:91.13%78.75%
Housing with washing machine:65.32%51.25%
Housing with automobile:28.23%29.38%
Households with personal computer, laptop or tablet:12.90%2.50%
Homes with landline telephone:8.06%7.50%
Dwellings with cellular phones:88.71%59.38%
Homes with Internet:1.61%0.62%
Comparison of percentages of single persons in Purungueo (over 12 years), comparing the same percentage with the municipality, with the State of Michoacán de Ocampo, and with the total for the country.

#3 Satellite photo of Purungueo

With the satellite map of Purungueo 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 Tiquicheo de Nicolás Romero. Get free live access to satellite views of 2024 of Purungueo.

#4 Hotels and Accommodation near Purungueo

Do you want to stay in Purungueo? We don't have any hotel registered in this town, but you can check in this list of the closest accommodations to Purungueo:
  • HOTEL EL REY: 23 km away, direction Southeast (19 minutes by car)
  • HOTEL TIKI: 23 km away, direction Southeast (15 minutes by car)
  • HOTEL ALCATRAZ: 22 km away, direction Southeast (15 minutes by car)
  • HOTEL MORELOS: 47 km away, direction West (31 minutes by car)

#5 Population pyramid of Purungueo (Michoacán de Ocampo)

In Purungueo 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 Purungueo, 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 Purungueo
Data of the age pyramid of the town Purungueo (inhabitants year 2020)
Age rangeNumber of womenNumber of menTotal population
Infants (0-5 years)121426
Youth (6-14 years)333265
Adults (15-59 years)9287179
Elderly (60+ years)484896

#6 Photos of Purungueo

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

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#7 The Postal Code of Purungueo (Michoacán de Ocampo) is 61380

Are you going to send a letter to Purungueo? Do you have a friend in Purungueo and want to send them a gift through the postal service? The Postal Code of Purungueo consists of the following 5 digits: 61380. If you want to know more about how Post Codes are determined in Mexico, the first two postal digits of Purungueo ("61") correspond to the state code of Michoacán de Ocampo, 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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Average Rating: 4.2/5
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#11 Other towns in the Municipality of Tiquicheo de Nicolás Romero

  1. Arroyo Verde (16 inhabitants)
  2. El Carrizo (El Paso del Carrizo) (9 inhabitants)
  3. El Jabalí (20 inhabitants)
  4. El Naranjo (La Hoya) (7 inhabitants)
  5. El Pino (7 inhabitants)
  6. El Pinzán Dulce (7 inhabitants)
  7. El Ranchito (- inhabitants)
  8. El Tepehuaje (- inhabitants)
  9. El Ushiel (137 inhabitants)
  10. La Cuchilla (10 inhabitants)
  11. Las Palmas (19 inhabitants)
  12. Las Piñas (6 inhabitants)
  13. Las Trojas (7 inhabitants)
  14. Palula (3 inhabitants)
  15. San Pedro (79 inhabitants)