San Marcos Moctum

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The town of San Marcos Moctum belongs to the municipality of Totontepec Villa de Morelos (State of Oaxaca). There are 167 inhabitants and it is 1,558 meters altitude. It is the most populated town in the position #11 of the whole municipality.

Last Update: 29.05.2024

Data: In San Marcos Moctum, 33% of the population over 12 years is single and 7% of the households have Internet connection. More statistics at the bottom of this page.

To locate this beautiful town inside the municipality, you must know that San Marcos Moctum is located at 2.5 kilometers (in direction Northeast) from the locality of Totontepec Villa de Morelos, 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 San Marcos Moctum.

#1 Where is San Marcos Moctum? How to go? Map

Map to know how to get to San Marcos Moctum (Oaxaca) by road and with geographical references of the surrounding towns. With the controls you can zoom in and out to the position of San Marcos Moctum, which has the following symbol Map marker


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#2 The population of San Marcos Moctum (Oaxaca) is 167 inhabitants

Population data in San Marcos Moctum
YearFemale InhabitantsMale inhabitantsTotal population
Evolution of the population in San Marcos Moctum: Total   Men   Women
Other demographic data in San Marcos Moctum:
Fertility rate (children per woman):3.2911.90
Population coming from outside the State of Oaxaca:0.60%1.20%
Illiterate population:8.98%12.57%
Illiterate population (men):4.79%11.90%
Illiterate population (women):4.19%13.25%
Schooling level:6.224.77
Schooling level (men):5.924.64
Schooling level (women):6.564.91
Indigenous culture data in San Marcos Moctum:
Percentage of indigenous population:100.00%100.00%
Percentage speaking an indigenous language:85.63%89.82%
Percentage who speak an indigenous language and do not speak Spanish:5.39%22.16%
Comparison of percentages of indigenous population in the town of San Marcos Moctum, 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 housing data in San Marcos Moctum:
Employed population over 12 years:34.13%28.74%
Employed population over 12 years (men):51.76%51.19%
Employed population over 12 years (women):15.85%6.02%
Number of inhabited private housings:4245
Homes with electricity:97.62%100.00%
Homes with piped water:97.62%94.44%
Homes with a toilet or sanitary facilities:35.71%91.67%
Homes with a radio:42.86%55.56%
Homes with a television:33.33%52.78%
Homes with a refrigerator:50.00%33.33%
Homes with a washing machine:23.81%8.33%
Homes with a car:7.14%19.44%
Households with personal computer, laptop or tablet:4.76%2.78%
Homes with landline telephone:7.14%0.00%
Homes with cell phones:30.95%0.00%
Homes with Internet:7.14%0.00%
Comparison of percentages of single persons in San Marcos Moctum (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 San Marcos Moctum

Amazing satellite GPS maps of San Marcos Moctum, to see from space this beautiful village, as well as the surroundings of the municipality of Totontepec Villa de Morelos. You can search free satellite map (2024) of San Marcos Moctum.

#4 Hotels and Accommodation near San Marcos Moctum

Many people want to stay in the town of San Marcos Moctum itself, but unfortunately there are no hotels in the village yet. Don't worry, we have created this list of the closest accommodations, so you can ask if they have rooms available:

#5 What to do in San Marcos Moctum

A weekend in San Marcos Moctum and looking for tourist attractions? Tourism in San Marcos Moctum and surroundings to find the best destinations.
Mountains in San Marcos Moctum for hiking and trails:
  • Cerro La Mitra (Anyukaats) (2281 meters): 4.9 km walk (97 minutes), heading Northwest.
  • Cerro Peña Blanca (1703 meters): 5.7 km walk (96 minutes), heading North.
  • Cerro La Cueva (2017 meters): 6.8 km walk (83 minutes), heading Southeast.
  • Cerro Kojm Kääts Neap (2769 meters): 7.2 km walk (150 minutes), heading West.
Other towns near San Marcos Moctum:This information is based on geographical data. Distances may vary depending on terrain, driving style or walking conditions.

#6 Population pyramid of San Marcos Moctum (Oaxaca)

In San Marcos Moctum 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 Marcos Moctum, 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 Marcos Moctum
Data of the age pyramid of the town San Marcos Moctum (inhabitants year 2020)
Age rangeNumber of womenNumber of menTotal population
Infants (0-5 years)101020
Youth (6-14 years)171330
Adults (15-59 years)4556101
Elderly (60+ years)10616

#7 Pictures of San Marcos Moctum

In order for you to enjoy nature around San Marcos Moctum, we have compiled a collection of sightseeing and monument pictures of the town and its surroundings. Access a completely free online image gallery of San Marcos Moctum, so you can even use it as a wallpaper to always remember this beautiful town.

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  2. El Duraznal (6 inhabitants)
  3. Patio Grande (- inhabitants)
  4. Rancho Alejandro Villegas (5 inhabitants)
  5. Rancho Conchita (1 inhabitants)
  6. San Francisco Jayacaxtepec (939 inhabitants)
  7. San Marcos Moctum (167 inhabitants)
  8. San Miguel Metepec (241 inhabitants)
  9. Santa María Huitepec (232 inhabitants)
  10. Santa María Ocotepec (212 inhabitants)
  11. Santa María Tiltepec (636 inhabitants)
  12. Santiago Amatepec (384 inhabitants)
  13. Santiago Jareta (225 inhabitants)
  14. Santiago Tepitongo (616 inhabitants)
  15. Tierra Caliente (Rancho Uno y Rancho Dos) (10 inhabitants)