Santa Mónica (Hidalgo)

Learn about large village of Santa Mónica through its photos, maps and population statistics.

All the information about this town of 1,381 inhabitants of the State of Hidalgo

The town of Santa Mónica (Hidalgo) belongs to the municipality of Tenango de Doria. There are 1,381 inhabitants and it is 1,696 meters altitude. The Magical Town of Pahuatlán is 11 minutes away by car (11 km). Of all the towns in the municipality, it occupies the number #3 in terms of number of inhabitants.

Last Update: 29.05.2024

Data: In Santa Mónica, 26% of the population over 12 years is single and 38% of the households have Internet connection. More statistics at the bottom of this page.

The town of Santa Mónica is located at 3.3 kilometers from Tenango de Doria, which is the most populated locality in the municipality, in the North direction. If you browse our webpage, you will also find a map with the location of Santa Mónica.

#1 Where is Santa Mónica? How to go? Map

What is the route to get to Santa Mónica (Hidalgo)? 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 Mónica (Hidalgo) is 1,381 inhabitants

Population data in Santa Mónica (Hidalgo)
YearFemale InhabitantsMale inhabitantsTotal population
Evolution of the population in Santa Mónica: Total   Men   Women
Other demographic data in Santa Mónica:
Fertility rate (children per woman):2.7419.71
Population coming from outside the State of Hidalgo:1.09%0.32%
Illiterate population:16.15%24.88%
Illiterate population (men):4.92%19.71%
Illiterate population (women):11.22%28.92%
Schooling level:5.393.93
Schooling level (men):5.624.16
Schooling level (women):5.223.78
Indigenous culture data in Santa Mónica:
Percentage of indigenous population:98.84%99.19%
Percentage speaking an indigenous language:84.07%87.40%
Percentage who speak an indigenous language and do not speak Spanish:10.35%12.84%
Comparison of percentages of indigenous population in the town of Santa Mónica, compared with its municipality, with the percentage in the State of Hidalgo, and in the country as a whole.

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Unemployment, economy and dwelling data in Santa Mónica:
Employed population over 12 years:42.07%21.89%
Employed population over 12 years (men):46.52%47.33%
Employed population over 12 years (women):38.61%2.01%
Number of inhabited private dwellings:336336
Homes with electricity:98.21%92.88%
Housing with piped water:94.94%82.02%
Dwellings with toilet or sanitary facilities:75.60%90.26%
Dwellings with radio:41.96%48.69%
Housing with television:82.44%68.91%
Housing with refrigerator:67.26%37.08%
Housing with washing machine:16.67%6.37%
Housing with automobile:26.49%14.23%
Households with personal computer, laptop or tablet:6.85%1.87%
Homes with landline telephone:47.62%47.94%
Dwellings with cellular phones:55.95%0.75%
Homes with Internet:37.50%0.00%
Comparison of percentages of single persons in Santa Mónica (over 12 years), comparing the same percentage with the municipality, with the State of Hidalgo, and with the total for the country.

#3 Satellite photo of Santa Mónica

Amazing satellite GPS maps of Santa Mónica, to see from space this beautiful village, as well as the surroundings of the municipality of Tenango de Doria. You can search free satellite map (2024) of Santa Mónica.

#4 Hotels and Accommodation near Santa Mónica

Many people want to stay in the town of Santa Mónica 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 Mónica

Are you visiting and don't know what to do in Santa Mónica? The list of the best places to visit in Santa Mónica and nearby locations.
The best mountains in Santa Mónica for excursions and outdoor activities:
  • Cerro Iglesia Vieja (2197 meters): 1.6 km walk (20 minutes), heading West.
  • Cerro Brujo (2236 meters): 2.0 km walk (41 minutes), heading Northwest.
  • Cerro El Cirio (1968 meters): 3.3 km walk (47 minutes), heading Northeast.
  • Cerro Flojo (2298 meters): 4.9 km walk (60 minutes), heading Southwest.
Magical Towns near Santa Mónica to discover the Mexican culture:
  • Pahuatlán (Puebla): Don't miss "Beneficio de Don Conche Tellez", 11 km, heading Southeast (11 minutes by car)
  • Acaxochitlán (Hidalgo): Don't miss "Presa Santa Ana Tzacuala", 29 km, heading South (26 minutes by car)
  • Huauchinango (Puebla): Don't miss "Árbol del Tizoc​", 32 km, heading Southeast (30 minutes by car)
  • Xicotepec (Puebla): Don't miss "Mirador de la Monumental Virgen de Guadalupe", 61 km, heading East (43 minutes by car)
  • Huasca de Ocampo (Hidalgo): Don't miss "Presa de San Antonio​", 56 km, heading West (56 minutes by car)
Other towns near Santa Mónica:
  • El Damo (996 inhabitants): Located 4 km to the North (5 minutes by car)
  • Chila de Juárez (1220 inhabitants): Located 5 km to the South (6 minutes by car)
  • El Mamay (48 inhabitants): Located 5 km to the North (6 minutes by car)
  • Colonia San José (945 inhabitants): Located 5 km to the North (6 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 Mónica (Hidalgo)

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

Population pyramid of Santa Mónica
Data of the age pyramid of the town Santa Mónica (inhabitants year 2020)
Age rangeNumber of womenNumber of menTotal population
Infants (0-5 years)10199200
Youth (6-14 years)148137285
Adults (15-59 years)430288718
Elderly (60+ years)9880178

#7 Photos of Santa Mónica

In order for you to enjoy nature around Santa Mónica, 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 Mónica, 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 Mónica (Hidalgo) is 43480

Do you want to know the Postal Code of Santa Mónica so that you can send postal packages and letters with complete confidence that they will arrive at their destination? Write down the following 5 digits: 43480. The first two digits of the ZIP code of Santa Mónica ("43") correspond to the State of Hidalgo, and the last three identify the town itself. As a curiosity, there may be several locations in the same State with the same Post Code.

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#12 Other towns in the Municipality of Tenango de Doria

  1. Colonia Ermita (88 inhabitants)
  2. Ejido Emiliano Zapata (92 inhabitants)
  3. Ejido López Mateos (La Colonia) (436 inhabitants)
  4. El Ñanjuay (7 inhabitants)
  5. El Barrio de San José (63 inhabitants)
  6. El Damo (996 inhabitants)
  7. El Mamay (48 inhabitants)
  8. El Tuxtay (- inhabitants)
  9. El Zetoy (188 inhabitants)
  10. La Joya (28 inhabitants)
  11. Los Planes de Santiago (80 inhabitants)
  12. Peña Blanca (316 inhabitants)
  13. Santa María Temaxcalapa (588 inhabitants)
  14. Tenango de Doria (2614 inhabitants)
  15. El Tenexco (155 inhabitants)