Cerro Prieto

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So you will learn about this incredible town of 12 inhabitants of Guanajuato.

You may know it as Rancho la Indeseada.

The town of Cerro Prieto belongs to the municipality of San Luis de la Paz (State of Guanajuato). There are 12 inhabitants and it is 2,071 meters altitude. The Magical Town of Mineral de Pozos is 9 minutes away by car (9 km). Of all the towns in the municipality, it occupies the number #371 in terms of number of inhabitants.

The locality was formerly known as Rancho la Indeseada, but changed its name a few years ago. The inhabitants of this community decided to change its name in 2012.

Last Update: 29.05.2024

Data: In Cerro Prieto, there is a percentage of 0% of indigenous population and 67% of the households have a cell phone. Need more statistics on Cerro Prieto? They are at the bottom of this page.

The town of Cerro Prieto is located at 2.4 kilometers from San Luis de la Paz, which is the most populated locality in the municipality, in the North direction. If you browse our webpage, you will also find a map with the location of Cerro Prieto.

#1 Where is Cerro Prieto? How to go? Map

How to get to the town of Cerro Prieto in Guanajuato? 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 Cerro Prieto.


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#2 The population of Cerro Prieto (Guanajuato) is 12 inhabitants

Population data in Cerro Prieto
YearFemale InhabitantsMale inhabitantsTotal population
Evolution of the population in Cerro Prieto: Total   Men   Women
Other demographic data in Cerro Prieto:
Fertility rate (children per woman):266.67
Population coming from outside the State of Guanajuato:0.00%0.00%
Illiterate population:8.33%80.00%
Illiterate population (men):0.00%66.67%
Illiterate population (women):8.33%100.00%
Schooling level:5.330.40
Schooling level (men):4.50.67
Schooling level (women):5.750
Indigenous culture data in Cerro Prieto:
Percentage of indigenous population:0.00%0.00%
Percentage speaking an indigenous language:0.00%0.00%
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 Cerro Prieto, compared with its municipality, with the percentage in the State of Guanajuato, and in the country as a whole.

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Unemployment, economy and housing data in Cerro Prieto:
Employed population over 12 years:33.33%20.00%
Employed population over 12 years (men):50.00%33.33%
Employed population over 12 years (women):30.00%0.00%
Number of inhabited private housings:34
Homes with electricity:33.33%66.67%
Homes with piped water:33.33%66.67%
Homes with a toilet or sanitary facilities:33.33%33.33%
Homes with a radio:33.33%33.33%
Homes with a television:33.33%33.33%
Homes with a refrigerator:0.00%33.33%
Homes with a washing machine:0.00%0.00%
Homes with a car:0.00%0.00%
Households with personal computer, laptop or tablet:0.00%0.00%
Homes with landline telephone:0.00%0.00%
Homes with cell phones:66.67%0.00%
Homes with Internet:0.00%0.00%
Comparison of percentages of single persons in Cerro Prieto (over 12 years), comparing the same percentage with the municipality, with the State of Guanajuato, and with the total for the country.

#3 Satellite photo of Cerro Prieto

Amazing satellite GPS maps of Cerro Prieto, to see from space this beautiful village, as well as the surroundings of the municipality of San Luis de la Paz. You can search free satellite map (2024) of Cerro Prieto.

#4 Hotels and Accommodation near Cerro Prieto

Do you want to stay in Cerro Prieto? We don't have any hotel registered in this town, but you can check in this list of the closest accommodations to Cerro Prieto:

#5 What to do in Cerro Prieto

Want to know what to see in Cerro Prieto if you are visiting this town?Here are some ideas of activities to enjoy Cerro Prieto.
Las mejores montes de Cerro Prieto para excursiones y actividades al aire libre:
  • El Quijay (2470 meters): 3.3 km walk (51 minutes), heading South.
  • Cerro Aguila (2500 meters): 5.7 km walk (75 minutes), heading South.
  • Cerro Pelón (2551 meters): 8.8 km walk (161 minutes), heading South.
  • Mesa La Peña (2223 meters): 9.2 km walk (118 minutes), heading Southeast.
Magical Towns to visit when in Cerro Prieto:Are you looking for charming villages in the surroundings of Cerro Prieto?:This information is based on geographical data. Distances may vary depending on terrain, driving style or walking conditions.

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#8 Other towns in the Municipality of San Luis de la Paz

  1. El Carmen (60 inhabitants)
  2. Granja Avícola El Jaralillo (4 inhabitants)
  3. Garibaldi (El Cerrito) (97 inhabitants)
  4. La Bernavela (17 inhabitants)
  5. Los Pinos (2 inhabitants)
  6. Maguey Verde (Mesa de Vacas) (13 inhabitants)
  7. Puerto del Gato (177 inhabitants)
  8. Purísima de Cerro Grande (1030 inhabitants)
  9. Quinta de la Soledad (21 inhabitants)
  10. Rancho Nuevo (291 inhabitants)
  11. San José de Guerrero (El Chiquito) (246 inhabitants)
  12. San Juan de los Rangeles (10 inhabitants)
  13. San Rafael (188 inhabitants)
  14. Santa María de Guadalupe (9 inhabitants)
  15. Xoconoxtle (6 inhabitants)