Tierra Colorada (Santiago Apoala, Oaxaca)

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The town of Tierra Colorada is located in the Municipality of Santiago Apoala (in the State of Oaxaca). There are 84 inhabitants. Of all the towns in the municipality, it occupies the number #4 in terms of number of inhabitants. Tierra Colorada is at 2,318 meters of altitude.

Data: In Tierra Colorada, 19% of individuals have completed secondary education and 0% of households have a personal computer, laptop or tablet. More interesting data at the bottom of this page.

The town of Tierra Colorada is located at 3.8 kilometers from San Antonio Nduayaco, which is the most populated locality in the municipality, in the North direction. In addition, it is located at 8.1 kilometers from Santiago Apoala, which is the capital of the municipality, in the North direction. If you browse our webpage, you will also find a map with the location of Tierra Colorada.

Where is Tierra Colorada? How to get there? Map

Online map of Tierra Colorada (Oaxaca) to be able to get to and make trips around this town. With the zoom controls you can zoom in (+) or out (-) to locate the village.

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The population of Tierra Colorada (Oaxaca) is 84 inhabitants

Population data in Tierra Colorada (Santiago Apoala, Oaxaca)
YearFemale InhabitantsMale inhabitantsTotal population
Evolution of the population in Tierra Colorada: Total   Men   Women
Other demographic data in Tierra Colorada:
Fertility rate (children per woman):4.4939.29
Population coming from outside the State of Oaxaca:4.76%4.39%
Illiterate population:30.95%43.86%
Illiterate population (men):10.71%39.29%
Illiterate population (women):20.24%48.28%
Schooling level:3.772.87
Schooling level (men):4.453.27
Schooling level (women):3.232.49
Indigenous culture data in Tierra Colorada:
Percentage of indigenous population:100.00%95.61%
Percentage speaking an indigenous language:94.05%82.46%
Percentage who speak an indigenous language and do not speak Spanish:8.33%17.54%
Comparison of percentages of indigenous population in the town of Tierra Colorada, 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 dwelling data in Tierra Colorada:
Employed population over 12 years:71.43%42.98%
Employed population over 12 years (men):76.92%58.93%
Employed population over 12 years (women):66.67%27.59%
Number of inhabited private dwellings:2774
Homes with electricity:100.00%92.11%
Housing with piped water:0.00%0.00%
Dwellings with toilet or sanitary facilities:3.70%92.11%
Dwellings with radio:66.67%60.53%
Housing with television:59.26%23.68%
Housing with refrigerator:22.22%5.26%
Housing with washing machine:18.52%2.63%
Housing with automobile:3.70%2.63%
Households with personal computer, laptop or tablet:0.00%0.00%
Homes with landline telephone:3.70%0.00%
Dwellings with cellular phones:11.11%0.00%
Homes with Internet:0.00%0.00%
Comparison of percentages of single persons in Tierra Colorada (over 12 years), comparing the same percentage with the municipality, with the State of Oaxaca, and with the total for the country.

Satellite photo of Tierra Colorada

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Population pyramid of Tierra Colorada (Oaxaca)

In Tierra Colorada 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 Tierra Colorada, 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 Tierra Colorada
Data of the age pyramid of the town Tierra Colorada (inhabitants year 2020)
Age rangeNumber of womenNumber of menTotal population
Infants (0-5 years)145
Youth (6-14 years)549
Adults (15-59 years)171835
Elderly (60+ years)221335

Photos of Tierra Colorada

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Other towns in the Municipality of Santiago Apoala

  1. N' Di Cawa (3 inhabitants)
  2. Jazmín Morelos (184 inhabitants)
  3. San Antonio Nduayaco (301 inhabitants)
  4. Santiago Apoala (270 inhabitants)
  5. Tierra Colorada (84 inhabitants)
  6. Unión Buena Vista (Yodocanit o Yodocani) (116 inhabitants)
  7. Unión Palo Solo (61 inhabitants)