Cantón Santa María (Chiapas)

We have collected many facts about the small village of Cantón Santa María, as well as photos, maps or statistics.

So you will learn about this incredible town of 173 inhabitants of Chiapas.

Its former name was Santa María (Cantón).

The town of Cantón Santa María is located in the Municipality of Tapachula (in the State of Chiapas). There are 173 inhabitants. Of all the towns in the municipality, it occupies the number #119 in terms of number of inhabitants. Cantón Santa María is at 222 meters of altitude.

You may know this town as Santa María (Cantón), because this was its former name. The inhabitants of this community decided to change its name in 2010.

Data: In Cantón Santa María, 1% of the inhabitants are catholic and 5% of the dwellings are equipped with a washing machine. At the bottom of this page you will find more information.

The town of Cantón Santa María is located at 8.0 kilometers from Tapachula de Córdova y Ordóñez, which is the most populated locality in the municipality, in the Southwest direction. If you browse our webpage, you will also find a map with the location of Cantón Santa María.

Where is Cantón Santa María? How to get there? Map

Online map of Cantón Santa María in Chiapas, with an interactive cartography with which you can see closely the town, centered on Map marker

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The population of Cantón Santa María (Chiapas) is 173 inhabitants

Population data in Cantón Santa María (Chiapas)
YearFemale InhabitantsMale inhabitantsTotal population
Evolution of the population in Cantón Santa María: Total   Men   Women
Other demographic data in Cantón Santa María:
Fertility rate (children per woman):3.299.62
Population coming from outside the State of Chiapas:1.16%1.81%
Illiterate population:13.87%15.38%
Illiterate population (men):5.20%9.62%
Illiterate population (women):8.67%20.51%
Schooling level:5.144.47
Schooling level (men):5.515.04
Schooling level (women):4.783.88
Indigenous culture data in Cantón Santa María:
Percentage of indigenous population:0.00%1.81%
Percentage speaking an indigenous language:0.00%0.45%
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 Cantón Santa María, 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 Cantón Santa María:
Employed population over 12 years:54.34%29.41%
Employed population over 12 years (men):52.22%62.50%
Employed population over 12 years (women):56.63%0.00%
Number of inhabited private dwellings:4248
Homes with electricity:97.62%80.95%
Housing with piped water:0.00%0.00%
Dwellings with toilet or sanitary facilities:69.05%66.67%
Dwellings with radio:38.10%66.67%
Housing with television:69.05%52.38%
Housing with refrigerator:64.29%35.71%
Housing with washing machine:4.76%2.38%
Housing with automobile:7.14%2.38%
Households with personal computer, laptop or tablet:0.00%0.00%
Homes with landline telephone:2.38%2.38%
Dwellings with cellular phones:40.48%26.19%
Homes with Internet:0.00%0.00%
Comparison of percentages of single persons in Cantón Santa María (over 12 years), comparing the same percentage with the municipality, with the State of Chiapas, and with the total for the country.

Satellite photo of Cantón Santa María

Amazing satellite GPS maps of Cantón Santa María, to see from space this beautiful village, as well as the surroundings of the municipality of Tapachula. You can search free satellite map (2023) of Cantón Santa María.

Population pyramid of Cantón Santa María (Chiapas)

We have compiled data on number of inhabitants of Cantón Santa María by age and sex, 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 Cantón Santa María there is a generational replacement.

Population pyramid of Cantón Santa María
Data of the age pyramid of the town Cantón Santa María (inhabitants year 2020)
Age rangeNumber of womenNumber of menTotal population
Infants (0-5 years)81725
Youth (6-14 years)161632
Adults (15-59 years)5149100
Elderly (60+ years)8816

Photos of Cantón Santa María

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The Postal Code of Cantón Santa María (Chiapas) is 30815

Are you going to send a letter to Cantón Santa María? Do you have a friend in Cantón Santa María and want to send them a gift through the postal service? The Postal Code of Cantón Santa María consists of the following 5 digits: 30815. If you want to know more about how Post Codes are determined in Mexico, the first two postal digits of Cantón Santa María ("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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