Santa Catarina (Oaxaca)

The most complete information about the small village of Santa Catarina (photos, maps, statistics, population) on a single page.

Did you know that this town in Oaxaca has 15 inhabitants?

The town of Santa Catarina (Oaxaca) belongs to the municipality of San Mateo Piñas. There are 15 inhabitants and it is 1,067 meters altitude. In the list of the most populated towns of the whole municipality, it is the number #25 of the ranking.

Last Update: 29.05.2024

Data: In Santa Catarina, 23% of individuals have completed secondary education and 0% of households have a personal computer, laptop or tablet. More interesting data at the bottom of this page.

Do you want to locate the town of Santa Catarina? You can find it at 3.1 kilometers, in direction Northwest, from the town of San Mateo Piñas, which has the largest population within the municipality. To enjoy the town of Santa Catarina through the satelital imagery, in the bottom of the webpage you have an interactive map to know where it is.

#1 Where is Santa Catarina? How to go? Map

What is the route to get to Santa Catarina (Oaxaca)? Find out on this map the access to this town. With the zoom controls you can zoom in and out to the icon Map marker


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#2 The population of Santa Catarina (Oaxaca) is 15 inhabitants

Population data in Santa Catarina (Oaxaca)
YearFemale InhabitantsMale inhabitantsTotal population
Evolution of the population in Santa Catarina: Total   Men   Women
Other demographic data in Santa Catarina:
Fertility rate (children per woman):4.6320.00
Population coming from outside the State of Oaxaca:0.00%0.00%
Illiterate population:20.00%23.08%
Illiterate population (men):0.00%20.00%
Illiterate population (women):20.00%25.00%
Schooling level:4.694.20
Schooling level (men):6.675
Schooling level (women):33.55
Indigenous culture data in Santa Catarina:
Percentage of indigenous population:46.67%26.92%
Percentage speaking an indigenous language:26.67%15.38%
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 Santa Catarina, 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 Mateo Piñas (statistics, photos, maps, restaurants...) at this link.

Unemployment, economy and dwelling data in Santa Catarina:
Employed population over 12 years:60.00%34.62%
Employed population over 12 years (men):83.33%80.00%
Employed population over 12 years (women):44.44%6.25%
Number of inhabited private dwellings:612
Homes with electricity:83.33%100.00%
Housing with piped water:83.33%0.00%
Dwellings with toilet or sanitary facilities:33.33%100.00%
Dwellings with radio:16.67%75.00%
Housing with television:0.00%25.00%
Housing with refrigerator:50.00%12.50%
Housing with washing machine:0.00%0.00%
Housing with automobile:0.00%0.00%
Households with personal computer, laptop or tablet:0.00%0.00%
Homes with landline telephone:0.00%0.00%
Dwellings with cellular phones:0.00%0.00%
Homes with Internet:0.00%0.00%
Comparison of percentages of single persons in Santa Catarina (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 Santa Catarina

Amazing satellite GPS maps of Santa Catarina, to see from space this beautiful village, as well as the surroundings of the municipality of San Mateo Piñas. You can search free satellite map (2024) of Santa Catarina.

#4 Hotels and Accommodation near Santa Catarina

Do you want to stay in Santa Catarina? We don't have any hotel registered in this town, but you can check in this list of the closest accommodations to Santa Catarina:

#5 What to do in Santa Catarina

Are you visiting and don't know what to do in Santa Catarina? The list of the best places to visit in Santa Catarina and nearby locations.
Mountains in Santa Catarina for hiking and trails:
  • Cerro Hacha (1894 meters): 2.6 km walk (42 minutes), heading Northwest.
  • Cerro Sulfato (1248 meters): 4.6 km walk (73 minutes), heading Southeast.
  • Cerro Buena Vista (1305 meters): 6.3 km walk (91 minutes), heading East.
  • Cerro León (2428 meters): 6.7 km walk (119 minutes), heading Northwest.
Other towns near Santa Catarina:
  • Río Culebra (94 inhabitants): Located 1 km to the South (2 minutes by car)
  • La Violeta (22 inhabitants): Located 1 km to the Northeast (1 minutes by car)
  • Lachixena (15 inhabitants): Located 2 km to the Northeast (3 minutes by car)
  • Llano Chilar (21 inhabitants): Located 2 km to the Northwest (2 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 Santa Catarina (Oaxaca)

In Santa Catarina 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 Santa Catarina, 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 Santa Catarina
Data of the age pyramid of the town Santa Catarina (inhabitants year 2020)
Age rangeNumber of womenNumber of menTotal population
Infants (0-5 years)000
Youth (6-14 years)202
Adults (15-59 years)549
Elderly (60+ years)224

#7 Photos of Santa Catarina

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

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#10 Other towns in the Municipality of San Mateo Piñas

  1. Agua Caliente (25 inhabitants)
  2. Cerro de Hacha (7 inhabitants)
  3. Copalita de Cerro León (51 inhabitants)
  4. El Borrego (20 inhabitants)
  5. El Naranjo (2 inhabitants)
  6. El Pilar (1 inhabitants)
  7. El Vergel (4 inhabitants)
  8. Juquila (9 inhabitants)
  9. Juquilita (- inhabitants)
  10. La Violeta (22 inhabitants)
  11. Llano Canela (5 inhabitants)
  12. Mixteca (1 inhabitants)
  13. Río Gijón (47 inhabitants)
  14. Sulfato (115 inhabitants)
  15. Té Limón (5 inhabitants)