Santa Martha (La Independencia, Chiapas)

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

All the information about this town of 297 inhabitants of the State of Chiapas

The town of Santa Martha is located in the Municipality of La Independencia (in the State of Chiapas). There are 297 inhabitants. It is the most populated town in the position #37 of the whole municipality. Santa Martha is at 824 meters of altitude.

Data: In Santa Martha, there is a percentage of 69% of indigenous population and 31% of the households have a cell phone. Need more statistics on Santa Martha? They are at the bottom of this page.

To locate this beautiful town within the municipality, you must know that Santa Martha is located at 58.0 kilometers (in direction East) from the locality of El Triunfo, which is the one that has more inhabitants within the municipality. Also, from the capital of the municipality (La Independencia) it is at 39.7 kilometers in direction East. 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 Martha.

#1 Where is Santa Martha? How to get there? Map

How to get to the town of Santa Martha in Chiapas? Using this map, use the controls to zoom in and out on the village and others in the vicinity to see the direct route, and to be able to plan, for example, hiking activities in Santa Martha.


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#2 The population of Santa Martha (Chiapas) is 297 inhabitants

Population data in Santa Martha (La Independencia, Chiapas)
YearFemale InhabitantsMale inhabitantsTotal population
Evolution of the population in Santa Martha: Total   Men   Women
Other demographic data in Santa Martha:
Fertility rate (children per woman):2.7810.00
Population coming from outside the State of Chiapas:0.00%0.00%
Illiterate population:12.12%14.11%
Illiterate population (men):3.70%10.00%
Illiterate population (women):8.42%18.64%
Schooling level:5.154.89
Schooling level (men):5.425.14
Schooling level (women):4.874.61
Indigenous culture data in Santa Martha:
Percentage of indigenous population:68.69%57.66%
Percentage speaking an indigenous language:37.04%40.73%
Percentage who speak an indigenous language and do not speak Spanish:0.34%0.40%
Comparison of percentages of indigenous population in the town of Santa Martha, 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 Martha:
Employed population over 12 years:70.37%37.10%
Employed population over 12 years (men):71.92%70.77%
Employed population over 12 years (women):68.87%0.00%
Number of inhabited private dwellings:5847
Homes with electricity:100.00%97.56%
Housing with piped water:96.55%0.00%
Dwellings with toilet or sanitary facilities:15.52%100.00%
Dwellings with radio:37.93%53.66%
Housing with television:41.38%60.98%
Housing with refrigerator:13.79%46.34%
Housing with washing machine:8.62%7.32%
Housing with automobile:1.72%7.32%
Households with personal computer, laptop or tablet:0.00%0.00%
Homes with landline telephone:0.00%2.44%
Dwellings with cellular phones:31.03%4.88%
Homes with Internet:0.00%0.00%
Comparison of percentages of single persons in Santa Martha (over 12 years), comparing the same percentage with the municipality, with the State of Chiapas, and with the total for the country.

#3 Satellite photo of Santa Martha

With the satellite map of Santa Martha 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 La Independencia. Get free live access to satellite views of 2024 of Santa Martha.

#4 Hotels and Accommodation near Santa Martha

Many people want to stay in the town of Santa Martha 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 Population pyramid of Santa Martha (Chiapas)

In Santa Martha 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 Martha, 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 Martha
Data of the age pyramid of the town Santa Martha (inhabitants year 2020)
Age rangeNumber of womenNumber of menTotal population
Infants (0-5 years)281846
Youth (6-14 years)222951
Adults (15-59 years)9085175
Elderly (60+ years)111425

#6 Photos of Santa Martha

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

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#7 Vote for Santa Martha as the most beautiful town in Mexico

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#9 Other towns in the Municipality of La Independencia

  1. El Divisorio (220 inhabitants)
  2. El Naranjo (523 inhabitants)
  3. El Porvenir (177 inhabitants)
  4. El Vergel (64 inhabitants)
  5. Guadalupe Carrizal (4 inhabitants)
  6. La Independencia (3620 inhabitants)
  7. Nueva Esperanza (35 inhabitants)
  8. Pinal del Río (518 inhabitants)
  9. Reforma (3 inhabitants)
  10. Rosario la Montaña (384 inhabitants)
  11. Samaria (Santa María) (178 inhabitants)
  12. San Antonio el Ocote (26 inhabitants)
  13. San Jacinto (36 inhabitants)
  14. San Luis (16 inhabitants)
  15. Santa Rita (65 inhabitants)