Río Piedra (Oaxaca)

Maps, pictures and statistics of Río Piedra, a beautiful medium-sized town of 243 inhabitants of the State of Oaxaca

The town of Río Piedra (Oaxaca) belongs to the municipality of San Jerónimo Coatlán. There are 243 inhabitants and it is 886 meters altitude. The Magical Town of Santa Catarina Juquila is 72 minutes away by car (55 km). Of all the towns in the municipality, it occupies the number #9 in terms of number of inhabitants.

Last Update: 29.05.2024

Data: In Río Piedra, there is a percentage of 2% of indigenous population and 39% of the households have a cell phone. Need more statistics on Río Piedra? They are at the bottom of this page.

The town of Río Piedra is located at 16.6 kilometers from San Cristóbal Honduras, which is the most populated locality in the municipality, in the Northwest direction. In addition, it is located at 21.6 kilometers from San Jerónimo Coatlán, which is the capital of the municipality, in the North direction. If you browse our webpage, you will also find a map with the location of Río Piedra.

#1 Where is Río Piedra? How to go? Map

How to get to the town of Río Piedra 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 Río Piedra.


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#2 The population of Río Piedra (Oaxaca) is 243 inhabitants

Population data in Río Piedra (Oaxaca)
YearFemale InhabitantsMale inhabitantsTotal population
Evolution of the population in Río Piedra: Total   Men   Women
Other demographic data in Río Piedra:
Fertility rate (children per woman):2.3710.00
Population coming from outside the State of Oaxaca:2.06%0.00%
Illiterate population:4.53%12.05%
Illiterate population (men):1.23%10.00%
Illiterate population (women):3.29%13.54%
Schooling level:6.364.49
Schooling level (men):6.34.79
Schooling level (women):6.44.24
Indigenous culture data in Río Piedra:
Percentage of indigenous population:2.47%0.00%
Percentage speaking an indigenous language:3.70%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 Río Piedra, 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 San Jerónimo Coatlán (statistics, pictures, maps, restaurants...) at this link.

Unemployment, economy and housing data in Río Piedra:
Employed population over 12 years:21.81%22.29%
Employed population over 12 years (men):38.14%45.71%
Employed population over 12 years (women):10.96%5.21%
Number of inhabited private housings:3125
Homes with electricity:96.77%4.00%
Homes with piped water:100.00%0.00%
Homes with a toilet or sanitary facilities:58.06%100.00%
Homes with a radio:48.39%20.00%
Homes with a television:48.39%0.00%
Homes with a refrigerator:51.61%0.00%
Homes with a washing machine:29.03%0.00%
Homes with a car:3.23%0.00%
Households with personal computer, laptop or tablet:0.00%0.00%
Homes with landline telephone:6.45%0.00%
Homes with cell phones:38.71%0.00%
Homes with Internet:0.00%0.00%
Comparison of percentages of single persons in Río Piedra (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 Piedra

Amazing satellite GPS maps of Río Piedra, to see from space this beautiful village, as well as the surroundings of the municipality of San Jerónimo Coatlán. You can search free satellite map (2024) of Río Piedra.

#4 Hotels and Accommodation near Río Piedra

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

#5 What to do in Río Piedra

Want to know what to see in Río Piedra if you are visiting this town?Here are some ideas of activities to enjoy Río Piedra.
Las mejores montes de Río Piedra para excursiones y actividades al aire libre:
  • Cerro El Sol (1410 meters): 4.3 km walk (65 minutes), heading Northwest.
  • Cerro El Trabajador (1568 meters): 5.5 km walk (89 minutes), heading North.
  • Cerro La Preñada (1274 meters): 5.7 km walk (93 minutes), heading Southwest.
  • Cerro La Araña (1393 meters): 5.5 km walk (99 minutes), heading West.
Magical Towns to visit when in Río Piedra:Are you looking for charming villages in the surroundings of Río Piedra?:
  • Cerro Sol (37 inhabitants): Located 5 km to the North (6 minutes by car)
  • Marcelino Ju�rez (8 inhabitants): Located 7 km to the Northwest (8 minutes by car)
  • Bejuco Negro (20 inhabitants): Located 6 km to the Southwest (9 minutes by car)
  • Soledad Piedra Larga (460 inhabitants): Located 6 km to the West (7 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 Piedra (Oaxaca)

We have compiled data on number of inhabitants of Río Piedra by age and gender, to show you the following population pyramid of the town, from the year 2005. You can check how the percentages of children and adults are distributed, in addition to women and men. With this data you can analyze the demographic structure, and know if in Río Piedra there is a generational replacement.

Population pyramid of Río Piedra
Data of the age pyramid of the town Río Piedra (inhabitants year 2020)
Age rangeNumber of womenNumber of menTotal population
Infants (0-5 years)251439
Youth (6-14 years)412364
Adults (15-59 years)7653129
Elderly (60+ years)4711

#7 Pictures of Río Piedra

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#11 Other towns in the Municipality of San Jerónimo Coatlán

  1. Bugambilias (120 inhabitants)
  2. El Mirador (257 inhabitants)
  3. El Progreso (207 inhabitants)
  4. El Rosario (- inhabitants)
  5. Junta de los Ríos (37 inhabitants)
  6. La Escalera (- inhabitants)
  7. La Hierba Santa (34 inhabitants)
  8. La Providencia (40 inhabitants)
  9. Las Palmas (725 inhabitants)
  10. Nueva Esperanza (2 inhabitants)
  11. Poza Preñada (El Toreño) (- inhabitants)
  12. Río Piedra (243 inhabitants)
  13. Santo Domingo Coatlán (512 inhabitants)
  14. Soledad Piedra Larga (460 inhabitants)
  15. Tierra Blanca (24 inhabitants)