San Francisco Higos (Oaxaca)

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The town of San Francisco Higos is located in the Municipality of Santiago del Río (in the State of Oaxaca). There are 159 inhabitants. Of all the towns in the municipality, it occupies the number #2 in terms of number of inhabitants. San Francisco Higos is at 2,044 meters of altitude.

Data: In San Francisco Higos, there is a percentage of 96% of indigenous population and 40% of the households have a cell phone. Need more statistics on San Francisco Higos? They are at the bottom of this page.

The town of San Francisco Higos is located at 4.7 kilometers from Santiago del Río, which is the most populated locality in the municipality, in the Northwest direction. If you browse our webpage, you will also find a map with the location of San Francisco Higos.

Where is San Francisco Higos? How to get there? Map

How to get to the town of San Francisco Higos 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 San Francisco Higos.

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The population of San Francisco Higos (Oaxaca) is 159 inhabitants

Population data in San Francisco Higos (Oaxaca)
YearFemale InhabitantsMale inhabitantsTotal population
Evolution of the population in San Francisco Higos: Total   Men   Women
Other demographic data in San Francisco Higos:
Fertility rate (children per woman):4.2423.00
Population coming from outside the State of Oaxaca:3.14%2.08%
Illiterate population:27.04%34.38%
Illiterate population (men):6.29%23.00%
Illiterate population (women):20.75%46.74%
Schooling level:3.242.49
Schooling level (men):3.813.29
Schooling level (women):2.811.73
Indigenous culture data in San Francisco Higos:
Percentage of indigenous population:96.23%92.19%
Percentage speaking an indigenous language:63.52%66.67%
Percentage who speak an indigenous language and do not speak Spanish:6.92%6.77%
Comparison of percentages of indigenous population in the town of San Francisco Higos, compared with its municipality, with the percentage in the State of Oaxaca, and in the country as a whole.

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Unemployment, economy and dwelling data in San Francisco Higos:
Employed population over 12 years:30.82%35.42%
Employed population over 12 years (men):38.36%57.00%
Employed population over 12 years (women):24.42%11.96%
Number of inhabited private dwellings:52157
Homes with electricity:98.08%88.68%
Housing with piped water:100.00%88.68%
Dwellings with toilet or sanitary facilities:69.23%73.58%
Dwellings with radio:48.08%52.83%
Housing with television:48.08%37.74%
Housing with refrigerator:55.77%24.53%
Housing with washing machine:36.54%18.87%
Housing with automobile:25.00%13.21%
Households with personal computer, laptop or tablet:9.62%1.89%
Homes with landline telephone:25.00%0.00%
Dwellings with cellular phones:40.38%13.21%
Homes with Internet:11.54%0.00%
Comparison of percentages of single persons in San Francisco Higos (over 12 years), comparing the same percentage with the municipality, with the State of Oaxaca, and with the total for the country.

Satellite photo of San Francisco Higos

Amazing satellite GPS maps of San Francisco Higos, to see from space this beautiful village, as well as the surroundings of the municipality of Santiago del Río. You can search free satellite map (2023) of San Francisco Higos.

Population pyramid of San Francisco Higos (Oaxaca)

In San Francisco Higos 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 San Francisco Higos, 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 San Francisco Higos
Data of the age pyramid of the town San Francisco Higos (inhabitants year 2020)
Age rangeNumber of womenNumber of menTotal population
Infants (0-5 years)7916
Youth (6-14 years)111223
Adults (15-59 years)363268
Elderly (60+ years)322052

Photos of San Francisco Higos

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The Postal Code of San Francisco Higos (Oaxaca) is 69492

Do you want to know the Postal Code of San Francisco Higos so that you can send postal packages and letters with complete confidence that they will arrive at their destination? Write down the following 5 digits: 69492. The first two digits of the ZIP code of San Francisco Higos ("69") correspond to the State of Oaxaca, and the last three identify the town itself. As a curiosity, there may be several locations in the same State with the same Post Code.

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Other towns in the Municipality of Santiago del Río

  1. Barrio Colorado (28 inhabitants)
  2. Barrio del Gavilán (12 inhabitants)
  3. Rancho El Varejonal (6 inhabitants)
  4. San Francisco Higos (159 inhabitants)
  5. San Mateo del Río (2 inhabitants)
  6. Santiago del Río (320 inhabitants)