San Rafael (Urique, Chihuahua)

The most complete information about the large village of San Rafael (photos, maps, statistics, population) on a single page.

Did you know that this town in Chihuahua has 1,767 inhabitants?

The town of San Rafael is located in the Municipality of Urique (in the State of Chihuahua). There are 1,767 inhabitants. It is the most populated town in the position #1 of the whole municipality. San Rafael is at 2,201 meters of altitude.

Data: In San Rafael, 32% of the population over 12 years is single and 20% of the households have Internet connection. More statistics at the bottom of this page.

To locate this beautiful town within the municipality, you must know that San Rafael is located at 167.7 kilometers (in direction Northwest) from the locality of San Rafael, which is the one that has more inhabitants within the municipality. Also, from the capital of the municipality (Urique) it is at 0.0 kilometers in direction West. Thanks to our webpage and the satellite map that you can locate at the bottom, you can see the position and visit the surroundings of San Rafael.

#1 Where is San Rafael? How to get there? Map

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


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#2 The population of San Rafael (Chihuahua) is 1,767 inhabitants

Population data in San Rafael (Urique, Chihuahua)
YearFemale InhabitantsMale inhabitantsTotal population
Evolution of the population in San Rafael: Total   Men   Women
Other demographic data in San Rafael:
Fertility rate (children per woman):2.364.08
Population coming from outside the State of Chihuahua:3.28%2.41%
Illiterate population:5.66%5.97%
Illiterate population (men):1.47%4.08%
Illiterate population (women):4.19%7.69%
Schooling level:8.797.69
Schooling level (men):8.767.61
Schooling level (women):8.817.76
Indigenous culture data in San Rafael:
Percentage of indigenous population:32.82%33.01%
Percentage speaking an indigenous language:17.60%16.53%
Percentage who speak an indigenous language and do not speak Spanish:0.40%0.09%
Comparison of percentages of indigenous population in the town of San Rafael, compared with its municipality, with the percentage in the State of Chihuahua, and in the country as a whole.

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Unemployment, economy and dwelling data in San Rafael:
Employed population over 12 years:31.64%31.94%
Employed population over 12 years (men):38.50%47.23%
Employed population over 12 years (women):25.96%18.04%
Number of inhabited private dwellings:514724
Homes with electricity:95.72%88.46%
Housing with piped water:90.86%77.11%
Dwellings with toilet or sanitary facilities:61.48%93.22%
Dwellings with radio:21.01%46.15%
Housing with television:89.88%83.33%
Housing with refrigerator:77.04%71.06%
Housing with washing machine:51.36%50.00%
Housing with automobile:49.22%50.73%
Households with personal computer, laptop or tablet:23.35%14.84%
Homes with landline telephone:5.06%19.05%
Dwellings with cellular phones:92.22%71.25%
Homes with Internet:19.84%2.20%
Comparison of percentages of single persons in San Rafael (over 12 years), comparing the same percentage with the municipality, with the State of Chihuahua, and with the total for the country.

#3 Satellite photo of San Rafael

With the satellite map of San Rafael 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 Urique. Get free live access to satellite views of 2024 of San Rafael.

#4 Population pyramid of San Rafael (Chihuahua)

In San Rafael 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 Rafael, 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 Rafael
Data of the age pyramid of the town San Rafael (inhabitants year 2020)
Age rangeNumber of womenNumber of menTotal population
Infants (0-5 years)123119242
Youth (6-14 years)162156318
Adults (15-59 years)5864481,034
Elderly (60+ years)9677173

#5 Photos of San Rafael

Would you like to see what this town looks like and enjoy landscape photos of San Rafael? We have located on the Internet several beautiful images of places and locations nearby, so you can see the beauty of this Mexican town. Some are artistic photos and others are simply panoramic photos taken by amateurs and friends who simply like San Rafael.

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#6 The Postal Code of San Rafael (Chihuahua) is 33430

Are you going to send a letter to San Rafael? Do you have a friend in San Rafael and want to send them a gift through the postal service? The Postal Code of San Rafael consists of the following 5 digits: 33430. If you want to know more about how Post Codes are determined in Mexico, the first two postal digits of San Rafael ("33") correspond to the state code of Chihuahua, and the last three correspond to the people themselves. In Mexico, the same ZIP code can be assigned to several towns.

#7 Vote for San Rafael as the most beautiful town in Mexico

Do you like San Rafael or don't you like it very much? Now you can vote for San Rafael to let everyone know about it. Use these stars ("0" you don't like it much, "5" you like it a lot) to rate it with your opinion.

Average Rating: 4.7/5
(considering 3 votes)

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#10 Hotels & Accommodation in San Rafael

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#11 Other towns in the Municipality of Urique

  1. Agua Caliente (26 inhabitants)
  2. Arroyo del Coche (4 inhabitants)
  3. Batehítas (3 inhabitants)
  4. Bellavista (El Cajón) (- inhabitants)
  5. Boranapuchi (- inhabitants)
  6. Coruyvo (Terrero) (2 inhabitants)
  7. El Chorro (- inhabitants)
  8. El Nogalito (- inhabitants)
  9. El Orconcito (- inhabitants)
  10. Huiyochi (4 inhabitants)
  11. La Veranera (5 inhabitants)
  12. Nacadade (4 inhabitants)
  13. Repuchinare (- inhabitants)
  14. Ubirachi (Uribachi) (1 inhabitants)
  15. Witosachi (11 inhabitants)