San José de las Palmas (La Independencia, Chiapas)

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You may know it as San José las Palmas.

The town of San José de las Palmas is located in the Municipality of La Independencia (in the State of Chiapas). There are 315 inhabitants. Of all the towns in the municipality, it occupies the number #34 in terms of number of inhabitants. San José de las Palmas is at 1,357 meters of altitude.

The locality was formerly known as San José las Palmas, but changed its name a few years ago. In the year 2010, the locality changed its name.

Data: In San José de las Palmas, 25% of the population over 12 years is single and 0% of the households have Internet connection. More statistics at the bottom of this page.

The town of San José de las Palmas is located at 43.0 kilometers from El Triunfo, which is the most populated locality in the municipality, in the East direction. In addition, it is located at 24.8 kilometers from La Independencia, which is the capital of the municipality, in the East direction. If you browse our webpage, you will also find a map with the location of San José de las Palmas.

Where is San José de las Palmas? How to get there? Map

Online map of San José de las Palmas in Chiapas, with an interactive cartography with which you can see closely the town, centered on Map marker


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The population of San José de las Palmas (Chiapas) is 315 inhabitants

Population data in San José de las Palmas (La Independencia, Chiapas)
YearFemale InhabitantsMale inhabitantsTotal population
2020154161315
2010131133264
2005128122250
Evolution of the population in San José de las Palmas: Total   Men   Women
Other demographic data in San José de las Palmas:
20202010
Fertility rate (children per woman):2.7312.03
Population coming from outside the State of Chiapas:1.59%0.38%
Illiterate population:9.84%15.15%
Illiterate population (men):4.44%12.03%
Illiterate population (women):5.40%18.32%
Schooling level:5.774.51
Schooling level (men):6.425.01
Schooling level (women):5.114
Indigenous culture data in San José de las Palmas:
20202010
Percentage of indigenous population:7.62%10.61%
Percentage speaking an indigenous language:1.59%1.52%
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 San José de las Palmas, 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 San José de las Palmas:
20202010
Employed population over 12 years:41.59%30.68%
Employed population over 12 years (men):66.46%55.64%
Employed population over 12 years (women):15.58%5.34%
Number of inhabited private dwellings:7153
Homes with electricity:97.18%97.96%
Housing with piped water:45.07%0.00%
Dwellings with toilet or sanitary facilities:47.89%100.00%
Dwellings with radio:49.30%65.31%
Housing with television:57.75%38.78%
Housing with refrigerator:19.72%12.24%
Housing with washing machine:16.90%2.04%
Housing with automobile:8.45%12.24%
Households with personal computer, laptop or tablet:2.82%0.00%
Homes with landline telephone:0.00%0.00%
Dwellings with cellular phones:32.39%8.16%
Homes with Internet:0.00%0.00%
Comparison of percentages of single persons in San José de las Palmas (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 San José de las Palmas

Amazing satellite GPS maps of San José de las Palmas, to see from space this beautiful village, as well as the surroundings of the municipality of La Independencia. You can search free satellite map (2023) of San José de las Palmas.


Population pyramid of San José de las Palmas (Chiapas)

In San José de las Palmas 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 José de las Palmas, 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 José de las Palmas
Data of the age pyramid of the town San José de las Palmas (inhabitants year 2020)
Age rangeNumber of womenNumber of menTotal population
Infants (0-5 years)192645
Youth (6-14 years)332962
Adults (15-59 years)9490184
Elderly (60+ years)81624

Photos of San José de las Palmas

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