Rayón (Rayón, Chiapas)

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Did you know that this town in Chiapas has 6,860 inhabitants?

The town of Rayón is located in the Municipality of Rayón (in the State of Chiapas). There are 6,860 inhabitants. In the list of the most populated towns of the whole municipality, it is the number #1 of the ranking. Rayón is at 1,340 meters of altitude.

Data: In Rayón, 84% of the inhabitants are catholic and 35% of the dwellings are equipped with a washing machine. At the bottom of this page you will find more information.

Where is Rayón? How to get there? Map

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The population of Rayón (Chiapas) is 6,860 inhabitants

Population data in Rayón (Rayón, Chiapas)
YearFemale InhabitantsMale inhabitantsTotal population
Evolution of the population in Rayón: Total   Men   Women
Other demographic data in Rayón:
Fertility rate (children per woman):2.469.92
Population coming from outside the State of Chiapas:2.08%1.75%
Illiterate population:11.20%14.22%
Illiterate population (men):3.86%9.92%
Illiterate population (women):7.33%18.43%
Schooling level:8.226.65
Schooling level (men):8.717.30
Schooling level (women):7.756.01
Indigenous culture data in Rayón:
Percentage of indigenous population:59.20%65.28%
Percentage speaking an indigenous language:33.02%31.93%
Percentage who speak an indigenous language and do not speak Spanish:0.28%0.42%
Comparison of percentages of indigenous population in the town of Rayón, 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 Rayón:
Employed population over 12 years:49.17%30.01%
Employed population over 12 years (men):59.71%45.79%
Employed population over 12 years (women):39.22%14.50%
Number of inhabited private dwellings:1,5881,499
Homes with electricity:99.50%97.10%
Housing with piped water:99.50%96.79%
Dwellings with toilet or sanitary facilities:96.98%95.07%
Dwellings with radio:48.17%50.16%
Housing with television:79.97%75.82%
Housing with refrigerator:50.13%37.87%
Housing with washing machine:34.51%20.27%
Housing with automobile:12.53%13.62%
Households with personal computer, laptop or tablet:14.48%12.44%
Homes with landline telephone:2.39%6.89%
Dwellings with cellular phones:74.12%44.84%
Homes with Internet:8.82%2.27%
Comparison of percentages of single persons in Rayón (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 Rayón

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

Population pyramid of Rayón (Chiapas)

In Rayón 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 Rayón, 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 Rayón
Data of the age pyramid of the town Rayón (inhabitants year 2020)
Age rangeNumber of womenNumber of menTotal population
Infants (0-5 years)416377793
Youth (6-14 years)6946551,349
Adults (15-59 years)2,0982,0024,100
Elderly (60+ years)321297618

Photos of Rayón

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The Postal Code of Rayón (Chiapas) is 29740

Are you going to send a letter to Rayón? Do you have a friend in Rayón and want to send them a gift through the postal service? The Postal Code of Rayón consists of the following 5 digits: 29740. If you want to know more about how Post Codes are determined in Mexico, the first two postal digits of Rayón ("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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  2. Carrizal (212 inhabitants)
  3. Cumbre de Manzanillo (17 inhabitants)
  4. El Carmen (8 inhabitants)
  5. El Pinabeto (974 inhabitants)
  6. Flor de María (5 inhabitants)
  7. Flor de Ventana (- inhabitants)
  8. La Naranja (50 inhabitants)
  9. Manzanillo Pinabeto (426 inhabitants)
  10. Nueva Localidad Zoque (31 inhabitants)
  11. Rivera San Antonio (207 inhabitants)
  12. San Martín Anexo (- inhabitants)
  13. San Martín Caballero (- inhabitants)
  14. San Miguel (5 inhabitants)
  15. Sebastián Pérez Nuñez (90 inhabitants)