Santa Cruz Chignahuapan

Learn about large village of Santa Cruz Chignahuapan through its pictures, maps and population statistics.

All the information about this town of 1,126 inhabitants of the State of México

Its former name was Santa Cruz Chinahuapan.

The town of Santa Cruz Chignahuapan belongs to the municipality of Lerma (State of México). There are 1,126 inhabitants and it is 2,569 meters altitude. The Magical Town of Metepec is 26 minutes away by car (21 km). It is the most populated town in the position #38 of the whole municipality.

This town has recently changed its name. It used to be known as Santa Cruz Chinahuapan. This town decided to change its name in the year 2010.

Last Update: 29.05.2024

Data: In Santa Cruz Chignahuapan, 33% of the population over 12 years is single and 53% 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 Santa Cruz Chignahuapan is located at 4.8 kilometers (in direction Southesast) from the locality of Lerma de Villada, 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 Santa Cruz Chignahuapan.

#1 Where is Santa Cruz Chignahuapan? How to go? Map

Location map of Santa Cruz Chignahuapan in México: Use the controls in the upper left area to zoom in (+) or out (-). This is a satellite photo centered in Santa Cruz Chignahuapan, which is marked with the following symbol Map marker


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#2 The population of Santa Cruz Chignahuapan (México) is 1,126 inhabitants

Population data in Santa Cruz Chignahuapan
YearFemale InhabitantsMale inhabitantsTotal population
Evolution of the population in Santa Cruz Chignahuapan: Total   Men   Women
Other demographic data in Santa Cruz Chignahuapan:
Fertility rate (children per woman):1.731.48
Population coming from outside the State of México:31.88%22.46%
Illiterate population:1.07%2.17%
Illiterate population (men):0.36%1.48%
Illiterate population (women):0.71%2.84%
Schooling level:11.2510.18
Schooling level (men):11.3710.22
Schooling level (women):11.1410.13
Indigenous culture data in Santa Cruz Chignahuapan:
Percentage of indigenous population:2.75%2.90%
Percentage speaking an indigenous language:1.24%0.87%
Percentage who speak an indigenous language and do not speak Spanish:0.18%0.00%
Comparison of percentages of indigenous population in the town of Santa Cruz Chignahuapan, compared with its municipality, with the percentage in the State of México, and in the country as a whole.

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Unemployment, economy and housing data in Santa Cruz Chignahuapan:
Employed population over 12 years:49.11%38.55%
Employed population over 12 years (men):59.82%55.62%
Employed population over 12 years (women):39.07%22.16%
Number of inhabited private housings:301228
Homes with electricity:98.34%99.41%
Homes with piped water:99.34%97.65%
Homes with a toilet or sanitary facilities:97.67%98.24%
Homes with a radio:76.74%87.06%
Homes with a television:93.69%95.88%
Homes with a refrigerator:87.04%84.71%
Homes with a washing machine:78.41%70.59%
Homes with a car:65.78%62.35%
Households with personal computer, laptop or tablet:48.17%40.59%
Homes with landline telephone:21.93%31.18%
Homes with cell phones:95.68%74.12%
Homes with Internet:53.49%21.76%
Comparison of percentages of single persons in Santa Cruz Chignahuapan (over 12 years), comparing the same percentage with the municipality, with the State of México, and with the total for the country.

#3 Satellite photo of Santa Cruz Chignahuapan

Amazing satellite GPS maps of Santa Cruz Chignahuapan, to see from space this beautiful village, as well as the surroundings of the municipality of Lerma. Get free live access to satellite views of 2024 of Santa Cruz Chignahuapan.

#4 Hotels and Accommodation near Santa Cruz Chignahuapan

Many people want to stay in the town of Santa Cruz Chignahuapan 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 Cruz Chignahuapan

Want to know what to see in Santa Cruz Chignahuapan if you are visiting this town?Here are some ideas of activities to enjoy Santa Cruz Chignahuapan.
Las mejores montes de Santa Cruz Chignahuapan para excursiones y actividades al aire libre:
  • Loma El Tío Lico (2591 meters): 2.4 km walk (37 minutes), heading North.
  • Cerro Simulacro (2609 meters): 3.5 km walk (73 minutes), heading North.
  • Loma Cocuhapa (2612 meters): 3.8 km walk (50 minutes), heading North.
  • Cerro La Virgen (2949 meters): 4.3 km walk (54 minutes), heading East.
Magical Towns to visit when in Santa Cruz Chignahuapan:
  • Metepec (México): Don't miss "Casa del Artesano y Corredores Artesanales​", 26 km, heading Southwest (21 minutes by car)
Other towns near Santa Cruz Chignahuapan:This information is based on geographical data. Distances may vary depending on terrain, driving style or walking conditions.

#6 Population pyramid of Santa Cruz Chignahuapan (México)

We have compiled data on number of inhabitants of Santa Cruz Chignahuapan 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 Cruz Chignahuapan there is a generational replacement.

Population pyramid of Santa Cruz Chignahuapan
Data of the age pyramid of the town Santa Cruz Chignahuapan (inhabitants year 2020)
Age rangeNumber of womenNumber of menTotal population
Infants (0-5 years)5455109
Youth (6-14 years)8681167
Adults (15-59 years)395370765
Elderly (60+ years)463985

#7 Pictures of Santa Cruz Chignahuapan

Would you like to see what this town looks like and enjoy landscape pictures of Santa Cruz Chignahuapan? 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 pictures and others are simply panoramic pictures taken by amateurs and friends who simply like Santa Cruz Chignahuapan.

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#8 The Postal Code of Santa Cruz Chignahuapan (México) is 52046

Are you going to send a letter to Santa Cruz Chignahuapan? Do you have a friend in Santa Cruz Chignahuapan and want to send them a gift through the postal service? The Postal Code of Santa Cruz Chignahuapan consists of the following 5 digits: 52046. If you want to know more about how Post Codes are determined in Mexico, the first two postal digits of Santa Cruz Chignahuapan ("52") correspond to the state code of México, 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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