Tejas de Morelos

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The town of Tejas de Morelos belongs to the municipality of Ocotlán de Morelos (State of Oaxaca). There are 593 inhabitants and it is 1,470 meters altitude. Of all the towns in the municipality, it occupies the number #5 in terms of number of inhabitants.

Last Update: 29.05.2024

Data: In Tejas de Morelos, there is a percentage of 2% of indigenous population and 64% of the households have a cell phone. Need more statistics on Tejas de Morelos? They are at the bottom of this page.

The town of Tejas de Morelos is located at 10.6 kilometers from Ocotlán de Morelos, which is the most populated locality in the municipality, in the West direction. If you browse our webpage, you will also find a map with the location of Tejas de Morelos.

#1 Where is Tejas de Morelos? How to go? Map

How to get to the town of Tejas de Morelos in Oaxaca? 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 Tejas de Morelos.


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#2 The population of Tejas de Morelos (Oaxaca) is 593 inhabitants

Population data in Tejas de Morelos
YearFemale InhabitantsMale inhabitantsTotal population
Evolution of the population in Tejas de Morelos: Total   Men   Women
Other demographic data in Tejas de Morelos:
Fertility rate (children per woman):3.0416.89
Population coming from outside the State of Oaxaca:1.52%2.83%
Illiterate population:18.55%18.58%
Illiterate population (men):8.26%16.89%
Illiterate population (women):10.29%20.12%
Schooling level:6.044.59
Schooling level (men):6.24.57
Schooling level (women):5.914.61
Indigenous culture data in Tejas de Morelos:
Percentage of indigenous population:1.52%1.26%
Percentage speaking an indigenous language:0.34%0.31%
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 Tejas de Morelos, 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 Tejas de Morelos:
Employed population over 12 years:50.59%28.19%
Employed population over 12 years (men):66.42%51.66%
Employed population over 12 years (women):36.99%6.91%
Number of inhabited private housings:193338
Homes with electricity:100.00%97.58%
Homes with piped water:96.37%43.00%
Homes with a toilet or sanitary facilities:61.14%92.27%
Homes with a radio:88.60%82.13%
Homes with a television:90.67%80.68%
Homes with a refrigerator:84.97%60.87%
Homes with a washing machine:61.14%44.44%
Homes with a car:27.46%27.05%
Households with personal computer, laptop or tablet:3.63%2.90%
Homes with landline telephone:9.84%8.70%
Homes with cell phones:64.25%45.41%
Homes with Internet:54.92%0.97%
Comparison of percentages of single persons in Tejas de Morelos (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 Tejas de Morelos

With the satellite map of Tejas de Morelos 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 Ocotlán de Morelos. You can search free satellite map (2024) of Tejas de Morelos.

#4 Hotels and Accommodation near Tejas de Morelos

Many people want to stay in the town of Tejas de Morelos 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 Tejas de Morelos

Are you visiting and don't know what to do in Tejas de Morelos? The list of the best places to visit in Tejas de Morelos and nearby locations.
Mountains in Tejas de Morelos for hiking and trails:
  • Cerro La Cumbre (1780 meters): 10.6 km walk (133 minutes), heading Southwest.
  • Cerro Alvidoo (1758 meters): 8.7 km walk (168 minutes), heading East.
  • Cerro Tecolote (Ticuluti) (1864 meters): 9.1 km walk (177 minutes), heading Northwest.
  • Cerro Gordo (1714 meters): 8.9 km walk (137 minutes), heading South.
Are you looking for charming villages in the surroundings of Tejas de Morelos?:This information is based on geographical data. Distances may vary depending on terrain, driving style or walking conditions.

#6 Population pyramid of Tejas de Morelos (Oaxaca)

In Tejas de Morelos 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 Tejas de Morelos, 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 Tejas de Morelos
Data of the age pyramid of the town Tejas de Morelos (inhabitants year 2020)
Age rangeNumber of womenNumber of menTotal population
Infants (0-5 years)282351
Youth (6-14 years)354176
Adults (15-59 years)152132284
Elderly (60+ years)10478182

#7 Pictures of Tejas de Morelos

In order for you to enjoy nature around Tejas de Morelos, we have compiled a collection of sightseeing and monument pictures of the town and its surroundings. Access a completely free online image gallery of Tejas de Morelos, so you can even use it as a wallpaper to always remember this beautiful town.

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#8 The Postal Code of Tejas de Morelos (Oaxaca) is 71515

Do you want to know the Postal Code of Tejas de Morelos 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: 71515. The first two digits of the ZIP code of Tejas de Morelos ("71") correspond to the State of Oaxaca, 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 Ocotlán de Morelos

  1. Buenavista (393 inhabitants)
  2. El Carrizal (7 inhabitants)
  3. El Guayabo (7 inhabitants)
  4. Ex-Hacienda Tocuela (57 inhabitants)
  5. La Cofradía (54 inhabitants)
  6. La Mojonera (- inhabitants)
  7. La Soledad (39 inhabitants)
  8. Paraje Galga (2 inhabitants)
  9. Paraje Garabato Hermoso (3 inhabitants)
  10. Paraje Lachilagua (- inhabitants)
  11. El Ciruelo (Rancho El Ciruelo) (137 inhabitants)
  12. San Cristóbal Ixcatlán (163 inhabitants)
  13. San Pedro Guegorexe (1036 inhabitants)
  14. Santa Cruz (- inhabitants)
  15. Santa Rosa (196 inhabitants)