Santa Catarina Minas

Maps, pictures and statistics of Santa Catarina Minas, a beautiful large village of 1,976 inhabitants of the State of Oaxaca

The town of Santa Catarina Minas belongs to the municipality of Santa Catarina Minas (State of Oaxaca). There are 1,976 inhabitants and it is 1,582 meters altitude. The Magical Town of San Pablo Villa Mitla is 54 minutes away by car (51 km). It is the most populated town in the position #1 of the whole municipality.

Last Update: 29.05.2024

Data: In Santa Catarina Minas, 30% of individuals have completed secondary education and 14% of households have a personal computer, laptop or tablet. More interesting data at the bottom of this page.

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

What is the route to get to Santa Catarina Minas (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 Minas (Oaxaca) is 1,976 inhabitants

Population data in Santa Catarina Minas
YearFemale InhabitantsMale inhabitantsTotal population
Evolution of the population in Santa Catarina Minas: Total   Men   Women
Other demographic data in Santa Catarina Minas:
Fertility rate (children per woman):2.537.85
Population coming from outside the State of Oaxaca:5.47%5.37%
Illiterate population:7.54%10.10%
Illiterate population (men):2.73%7.85%
Illiterate population (women):4.81%12.27%
Schooling level:7.425.86
Schooling level (men):7.535.96
Schooling level (women):7.325.77
Indigenous culture data in Santa Catarina Minas:
Percentage of indigenous population:2.23%2.65%
Percentage speaking an indigenous language:0.86%0.81%
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 Minas, 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 Santa Catarina Minas:
Employed population over 12 years:37.75%33.24%
Employed population over 12 years (men):51.17%50.53%
Employed population over 12 years (women):24.37%16.48%
Number of inhabited private housings:527525
Homes with electricity:99.05%99.77%
Homes with piped water:87.48%74.24%
Homes with a toilet or sanitary facilities:62.43%96.72%
Homes with a radio:64.90%80.56%
Homes with a television:76.85%83.61%
Homes with a refrigerator:71.92%55.97%
Homes with a washing machine:48.39%36.53%
Homes with a car:22.01%15.46%
Households with personal computer, laptop or tablet:13.66%5.62%
Homes with landline telephone:6.26%19.67%
Homes with cell phones:86.53%44.03%
Homes with Internet:43.26%0.47%
Comparison of percentages of single persons in Santa Catarina Minas (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 Minas

With the satellite map of Santa Catarina Minas 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 Santa Catarina Minas. You can search free satellite map (2024) of Santa Catarina Minas.

#4 Hotels and Accommodation near Santa Catarina Minas

Many people want to stay in the town of Santa Catarina Minas 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 Santa Catarina Minas

Want to know what to see in Santa Catarina Minas if you are visiting this town?Here are some ideas of activities to enjoy Santa Catarina Minas.
Mountains in Santa Catarina Minas for hiking and trails:
  • Cerro Viejo (1977 meters): 2.5 km walk (44 minutes), heading Southeast.
  • Cerro Yabelo (2033 meters): 5.0 km walk (96 minutes), heading South.
  • Cerro Loma del Ocote (1815 meters): 4.3 km walk (65 minutes), heading Southwest.
  • Cerro Guiavitune (1775 meters): 6.2 km walk (116 minutes), heading South.
Magical Towns to visit when in Santa Catarina Minas:Other towns near Santa Catarina Minas:
  • Pedro Arellanes Romero (26 inhabitants): Located 2 km to the Southwest (3 minutes by car)
  • Los Barriga (52 inhabitants): Located 4 km to the Northwest (6 minutes by car)
  • Los Ángeles (12 inhabitants): Located 3 km to the Southwest (4 minutes by car)
  • La Cofradía (54 inhabitants): Located 5 km to the West (5 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 Minas (Oaxaca)

We have compiled data on number of inhabitants of Santa Catarina Minas by age and gender, to show you the following population pyramid of the town, from the year 2005. You can check how the percentages of children and adults are distributed, in addition to women and men. With this data you can analyze the demographic structure, and know if in Santa Catarina Minas there is a generational replacement.

Population pyramid of Santa Catarina Minas
Data of the age pyramid of the town Santa Catarina Minas (inhabitants year 2020)
Age rangeNumber of womenNumber of menTotal population
Infants (0-5 years)97117214
Youth (6-14 years)143166309
Adults (15-59 years)5935651,158
Elderly (60+ years)156139295

#7 Pictures of Santa Catarina Minas

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

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#8 The Postal Code of Santa Catarina Minas (Oaxaca) is 71534

Are you going to send a letter to Santa Catarina Minas? Do you have a friend in Santa Catarina Minas and want to send them a gift through the postal service? The Postal Code of Santa Catarina Minas consists of the following 5 digits: 71534. If you want to know more about how Post Codes are determined in Mexico, the first two postal digits of Santa Catarina Minas ("71") correspond to the state code of Oaxaca, and the last three correspond to the people themselves. In Mexico, the same ZIP code can be assigned to several towns.

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#13 Other towns in the Municipality of Santa Catarina Minas

  1. Los Ángeles (12 inhabitants)
  2. Los Ángeles (Cruce de los Ríos) (1 inhabitants)
  3. Los Barriga (52 inhabitants)
  4. Pedro Arellanes Romero (26 inhabitants)
  5. Santa Catarina Minas (1976 inhabitants)