Santa Elena (Tapachula, Chiapas)

Learn about medium-sized town of Santa Elena through its photos, maps and population statistics.

All the information about this town of 205 inhabitants of the State of Chiapas

The town of Santa Elena is located in the Municipality of Tapachula (in the State of Chiapas). There are 205 inhabitants. It is the most populated town in the position #109 of the whole municipality. Santa Elena is at 532 meters of altitude.

Data: In Santa Elena, 32% of the inhabitants are catholic and 31% of the dwellings are equipped with a washing machine. At the bottom of this page you will find more information.

To locate this beautiful town within the municipality, you must know that Santa Elena is located at 13.7 kilometers (in direction South) from the locality of Tapachula de Córdova y Ordóñez, which is the one that has more inhabitants within the municipality. 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 Santa Elena.

Where is Santa Elena? How to get there? Map

Online map of Santa Elena (Chiapas) to be able to get to and make trips around this town. With the zoom controls you can zoom in (+) or out (-) to locate the village.

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The population of Santa Elena (Chiapas) is 205 inhabitants

Population data in Santa Elena (Tapachula, Chiapas)
YearFemale InhabitantsMale inhabitantsTotal population
Evolution of the population in Santa Elena: Total   Men   Women
Other demographic data in Santa Elena:
Fertility rate (children per woman):2.423.51
Population coming from outside the State of Chiapas:1.46%0.80%
Illiterate population:7.32%7.57%
Illiterate population (men):1.95%3.51%
Illiterate population (women):5.37%10.95%
Schooling level:7.246.58
Schooling level (men):7.426.68
Schooling level (women):7.086.50
Indigenous culture data in Santa Elena:
Percentage of indigenous population:0.00%0.00%
Percentage speaking an indigenous language:0.00%0.00%
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 Elena, compared with its municipality, with the percentage in the State of Chiapas, and in the country as a whole.

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Unemployment, economy and dwelling data in Santa Elena:
Employed population over 12 years:53.17%33.86%
Employed population over 12 years (men):70.10%56.14%
Employed population over 12 years (women):37.96%15.33%
Number of inhabited private dwellings:6170
Homes with electricity:98.36%100.00%
Housing with piped water:98.36%95.31%
Dwellings with toilet or sanitary facilities:93.44%98.44%
Dwellings with radio:52.46%85.94%
Housing with television:88.52%85.94%
Housing with refrigerator:80.33%70.31%
Housing with washing machine:31.15%15.62%
Housing with automobile:13.11%12.50%
Households with personal computer, laptop or tablet:3.28%1.56%
Homes with landline telephone:3.28%0.00%
Dwellings with cellular phones:62.30%43.75%
Homes with Internet:0.00%0.00%
Comparison of percentages of single persons in Santa Elena (over 12 years), comparing the same percentage with the municipality, with the State of Chiapas, and with the total for the country.

Hotels and Accommodation near Santa Elena

Many people want to stay in the town of Santa Elena 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.:

Satellite photo of Santa Elena

With the satellite map of Santa Elena 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 Tapachula. Get free live access to satellite views of 2023 of Santa Elena.

Population pyramid of Santa Elena (Chiapas)

In Santa Elena 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 Elena, 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 Elena
Data of the age pyramid of the town Santa Elena (inhabitants year 2020)
Age rangeNumber of womenNumber of menTotal population
Infants (0-5 years)4812
Youth (6-14 years)171431
Adults (15-59 years)6655121
Elderly (60+ years)212041

Photos of Santa Elena

In order for you to enjoy nature around Santa Elena, 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 Elena, so you can even use it as a wallpaper to always remember this beautiful town.

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The Postal Code of Santa Elena (Chiapas) is 30766

Are you going to send a letter to Santa Elena? Do you have a friend in Santa Elena and want to send them a gift through the postal service? The Postal Code of Santa Elena consists of the following 5 digits: 30766. If you want to know more about how Post Codes are determined in Mexico, the first two postal digits of Santa Elena ("30") correspond to the state code of Chiapas, 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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