Río los Peces

Maps, pictures and statistics of Río los Peces, a beautiful small village of 163 inhabitants of the State of Oaxaca

The town of Río los Peces belongs to the municipality of Candelaria Loxicha (State of Oaxaca). There are 163 inhabitants and it is 306 meters altitude. The Magical Town of Mazunte is 45 minutes away by car (35 km). It is the most populated town in the position #22 of the whole municipality.

Last Update: 29.05.2024

Data: In Río los Peces, 21% of individuals have completed secondary education and 0% of households have a personal computer, laptop or tablet. More interesting data at the bottom of this page.

To locate this beautiful town inside the municipality, you must know that Río los Peces is located at 8.0 kilometers (in direction Northwest) from the locality of Candelaria Loxicha, which is the one that has more inhabitants inside the municipality. With our webpage and with our satelital map that you can find below, you can know where is and visit the surroundings of Río los Peces.

#1 Where is Río los Peces? How to go? Map

What is the route to get to Río los Peces (Oaxaca)? Find out on this map the access to this town. With the zoom controls you can zoom in and out to the icon Map marker


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#2 The population of Río los Peces (Oaxaca) is 163 inhabitants

Population data in Río los Peces
YearFemale InhabitantsMale inhabitantsTotal population
Evolution of the population in Río los Peces: Total   Men   Women
Other demographic data in Río los Peces:
Fertility rate (children per woman):3.9818.03
Population coming from outside the State of Oaxaca:0.00%0.00%
Illiterate population:14.72%20.45%
Illiterate population (men):4.29%18.03%
Illiterate population (women):10.43%22.54%
Schooling level:4.383.09
Schooling level (men):4.923.65
Schooling level (women):3.882.52
Indigenous culture data in Río los Peces:
Percentage of indigenous population:98.77%100.00%
Percentage speaking an indigenous language:80.98%82.58%
Percentage who speak an indigenous language and do not speak Spanish:6.75%2.27%
Comparison of percentages of indigenous population in the town of Río los Peces, compared with its municipality, with the percentage in the State of Oaxaca, and in the country as a whole.

Find out more interesting facts about all the towns in the Municipality of Candelaria Loxicha (statistics, pictures, maps, restaurants...) at this link.

Unemployment, economy and housing data in Río los Peces:
Employed population over 12 years:16.56%27.27%
Employed population over 12 years (men):28.75%57.38%
Employed population over 12 years (women):4.82%1.41%
Number of inhabited private housings:3222
Homes with electricity:53.12%50.00%
Homes with piped water:46.88%0.00%
Homes with a toilet or sanitary facilities:0.00%100.00%
Homes with a radio:37.50%50.00%
Homes with a television:6.25%4.55%
Homes with a refrigerator:9.38%9.09%
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:3.12%0.00%
Homes with cell phones:9.38%0.00%
Homes with Internet:0.00%0.00%
Comparison of percentages of single persons in Río los Peces (over 12 years), comparing the same percentage with the municipality, with the State of Oaxaca, and with the total for the country.

#3 Satellite photo of Río los Peces

With the satellite map of Río los Peces 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 Candelaria Loxicha. Get free live access to satellite views of 2024 of Río los Peces.

#4 Hotels and Accommodation near Río los Peces

It seems that there are no accommodations in the town of Río los Peces, but we have a record of the closest hotels and motels to Río los Peces so you can contact them:

#5 What to do in Río los Peces

Want to know what to see in Río los Peces if you are visiting this town?Here are some ideas of activities to enjoy Río los Peces.
Las mejores montes de Río los Peces para excursiones y actividades al aire libre:
  • Cerro Pintor (646 meters): 2.3 km walk (34 minutes), heading Southeast.
  • Cerro Sermón (579 meters): 3.6 km walk (75 minutes), heading Southwest.
  • Cerro Miramar (1136 meters): 3.9 km walk (68 minutes), heading North.
  • Cerro El Chilar (470 meters): 5.6 km walk (73 minutes), heading South.
Magical Towns near Río los Peces to discover the Mexican culture:
  • Mazunte (Oaxaca): Don't miss "Playa Rinconcito", 45 km, heading South (35 minutes by car)
Are you looking for charming villages in the surroundings of Río los Peces?:
  • Corozal Pacífico (53 inhabitants): Located 3 km to the Northeast (4 minutes by car)
  • Juquilita (54 inhabitants): Located 3 km to the Northwest (5 minutes by car)
  • Tierra Blanca (Corozal) (152 inhabitants): Located 3 km to the North (4 minutes by car)
  • Santa Rita (290 inhabitants): Located 5 km to the North (6 minutes by car)
This information is based on geographical data. Distances may vary depending on terrain, driving style or walking conditions.

#6 Population pyramid of Río los Peces (Oaxaca)

In Río los Peces 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 Río los Peces, 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 Río los Peces
Data of the age pyramid of the town Río los Peces (inhabitants year 2020)
Age rangeNumber of womenNumber of menTotal population
Infants (0-5 years)191635
Youth (6-14 years)222547
Adults (15-59 years)363571
Elderly (60+ years)6410

#7 Pictures of Río los Peces

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  2. Azulillo (177 inhabitants)
  3. Cerro Perico (124 inhabitants)
  4. Los Caulote (352 inhabitants)
  5. El Chilar (418 inhabitants)
  6. El Molino (175 inhabitants)
  7. El Zacatal (217 inhabitants)
  8. Faustino Ruiz (95 inhabitants)
  9. La Ciénega (263 inhabitants)
  10. La Oaxaqueña (- inhabitants)
  11. Barrio El Coyote (66 inhabitants)
  12. Rancho Juquila (6 inhabitants)
  13. San Salvador (26 inhabitants)
  14. Santa Rita (- inhabitants)
  15. Santiago la Galera (401 inhabitants)