Santiago Tepitongo

The most complete information about the large village of Santiago Tepitongo (pictures, maps, statistics, population) on a single page.

Did you know that this town in Oaxaca has 616 inhabitants?

The town of Santiago Tepitongo belongs to the municipality of Totontepec Villa de Morelos (State of Oaxaca). There are 616 inhabitants and it is 1,542 meters altitude. In the list of the most populated towns of the whole municipality, it is the number #4 of the ranking.

Last Update: 29.05.2024

Data: In Santiago Tepitongo, there is a percentage of 100% of indigenous population and 40% of the households have a cell phone. Need more statistics on Santiago Tepitongo? They are at the bottom of this page.

Do you want to locate the town of Santiago Tepitongo? You can find it at 5.1 kilometers, in direction South, from the town of Totontepec Villa de Morelos, which has the largest population within the municipality. To enjoy the town of Santiago Tepitongo through the satelital imagery, in the bottom of the webpage you have an interactive map to know where it is.

#1 Where is Santiago Tepitongo? How to go? Map

Map to know how to get to Santiago Tepitongo (Oaxaca) by road and with geographical references of the surrounding towns. With the controls you can zoom in and out to the position of Santiago Tepitongo, which has the following symbol Map marker


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#2 The population of Santiago Tepitongo (Oaxaca) is 616 inhabitants

Population data in Santiago Tepitongo
YearFemale InhabitantsMale inhabitantsTotal population
Evolution of the population in Santiago Tepitongo: Total   Men   Women
Other demographic data in Santiago Tepitongo:
Fertility rate (children per woman):2.7516.94
Population coming from outside the State of Oaxaca:0.16%0.59%
Illiterate population:15.42%22.05%
Illiterate population (men):6.01%16.94%
Illiterate population (women):9.42%26.69%
Schooling level:5.453.70
Schooling level (men):5.483.87
Schooling level (women):5.433.55
Indigenous culture data in Santiago Tepitongo:
Percentage of indigenous population:99.51%100.00%
Percentage speaking an indigenous language:85.71%87.20%
Percentage who speak an indigenous language and do not speak Spanish:11.36%11.22%
Comparison of percentages of indigenous population in the town of Santiago Tepitongo, compared with its municipality, with the percentage in the State of Oaxaca, and in the country as a whole.

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Unemployment, economy and housing data in Santiago Tepitongo:
Employed population over 12 years:42.53%3.54%
Employed population over 12 years (men):57.04%5.79%
Employed population over 12 years (women):30.12%1.50%
Number of inhabited private housings:136128
Homes with electricity:97.06%85.32%
Homes with piped water:100.00%94.50%
Homes with a toilet or sanitary facilities:16.18%100.00%
Homes with a radio:44.85%51.38%
Homes with a television:55.88%48.62%
Homes with a refrigerator:29.41%9.17%
Homes with a washing machine:19.12%0.00%
Homes with a car:3.68%0.00%
Households with personal computer, laptop or tablet:2.21%0.00%
Homes with landline telephone:8.82%0.00%
Homes with cell phones:39.71%0.00%
Homes with Internet:8.09%0.00%
Comparison of percentages of single persons in Santiago Tepitongo (over 12 years), comparing the same percentage with the municipality, with the State of Oaxaca, and with the total for the country.

#3 Satellite photo of Santiago Tepitongo

Amazing satellite GPS maps of Santiago Tepitongo, to see from space this beautiful village, as well as the surroundings of the municipality of Totontepec Villa de Morelos. You can search free satellite map (2024) of Santiago Tepitongo.

#4 Hotels and Accommodation near Santiago Tepitongo

It seems that there are no accommodations in the town of Santiago Tepitongo, but we have a record of the closest hotels and motels to Santiago Tepitongo so you can contact them:

#5 What to do in Santiago Tepitongo

Want to know what to see in Santiago Tepitongo if you are visiting this town?Here are some ideas of activities to enjoy Santiago Tepitongo.
Mountains in Santiago Tepitongo for hiking and trails:
  • Cerro Peña Blanca (1703 meters): 2.2 km walk (44 minutes), heading Southeast.
  • Cerro La Mitra (Anyukaats) (2281 meters): 5.0 km walk (81 minutes), heading South.
  • Cerro Pie (2394 meters): 5.1 km walk (69 minutes), heading West.
  • Cerro Kojm Kääts Neap (2769 meters): 7.5 km walk (141 minutes), heading Southwest.
Other towns near Santiago Tepitongo:
  • Santiago Amatepec (384 inhabitants): Located 5 km to the Southeast (7 minutes by car)
  • Tonaguía (434 inhabitants): Located 6 km to the North (7 minutes by car)
  • El Duraznal (6 inhabitants): Located 5 km to the South (6 minutes by car)
  • Totontepec Villa de Morelos (1711 inhabitants): Located 6 km to the South (8 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 Santiago Tepitongo (Oaxaca)

We have compiled data on number of inhabitants of Santiago Tepitongo 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 Santiago Tepitongo there is a generational replacement.

Population pyramid of Santiago Tepitongo
Data of the age pyramid of the town Santiago Tepitongo (inhabitants year 2020)
Age rangeNumber of womenNumber of menTotal population
Infants (0-5 years)514495
Youth (6-14 years)6771138
Adults (15-59 years)183135318
Elderly (60+ years)313465

#7 Pictures of Santiago Tepitongo

Would you like to see what this town looks like and enjoy landscape pictures of Santiago Tepitongo? 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 Santiago Tepitongo.

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#8 The Postal Code of Santiago Tepitongo (Oaxaca) is 70253

Are you going to send a letter to Santiago Tepitongo? Do you have a friend in Santiago Tepitongo and want to send them a gift through the postal service? The Postal Code of Santiago Tepitongo consists of the following 5 digits: 70253. If you want to know more about how Post Codes are determined in Mexico, the first two postal digits of Santiago Tepitongo ("70") correspond to the state code of Oaxaca, 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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#12 Other towns in the Municipality of Totontepec Villa de Morelos

  1. Chinantequilla (519 inhabitants)
  2. El Duraznal (6 inhabitants)
  3. Patio Grande (- inhabitants)
  4. Rancho Alejandro Villegas (5 inhabitants)
  5. San Francisco Jayacaxtepec (939 inhabitants)
  6. San Marcos Moctum (167 inhabitants)
  7. San Miguel Metepec (241 inhabitants)
  8. Santa María Huitepec (232 inhabitants)
  9. Santa María Ocotepec (212 inhabitants)
  10. Santa María Tiltepec (636 inhabitants)
  11. Santiago Amatepec (384 inhabitants)
  12. Santiago Jareta (225 inhabitants)
  13. Santiago Tepitongo (616 inhabitants)
  14. Tierra Caliente (- inhabitants)
  15. Totontepec Villa de Morelos (1711 inhabitants)