Tzajalchén (San Juan Cancuc, Chiapas)

Maps, photos and statistics of Tzajalchén, a beautiful medium-sized town of 409 inhabitants of the State of Chiapas

The town of Tzajalchén is located in the Municipality of San Juan Cancuc (in the State of Chiapas). There are 409 inhabitants. Of all the towns in the municipality, it occupies the number #28 in terms of number of inhabitants. Tzajalchén is at 968 meters of altitude.

Data: In Tzajalchén, 33% of the inhabitants are catholic and 0% of the dwellings are equipped with a washing machine. At the bottom of this page you will find more information.

The town of Tzajalchén is located at 6.3 kilometers from San Juan Cancuc, which is the most populated locality in the municipality, in the South direction. If you browse our webpage, you will also find a map with the location of Tzajalchén.

Where is Tzajalchén? How to get there? Map

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The population of Tzajalchén (Chiapas) is 409 inhabitants

Population data in Tzajalchén (San Juan Cancuc, Chiapas)
YearFemale InhabitantsMale inhabitantsTotal population
2020201208409
2010166156322
200596112208
Evolution of the population in Tzajalchén: Total   Men   Women
Other demographic data in Tzajalchén:
20202010
Fertility rate (children per woman):2.5910.90
Population coming from outside the State of Chiapas:0.00%0.00%
Illiterate population:17.60%21.12%
Illiterate population (men):5.38%10.90%
Illiterate population (women):12.22%30.72%
Schooling level:5.524.31
Schooling level (men):6.96.09
Schooling level (women):4.132.67
Indigenous culture data in Tzajalchén:
20202010
Percentage of indigenous population:100.00%100.00%
Percentage speaking an indigenous language:84.84%84.78%
Percentage who speak an indigenous language and do not speak Spanish:53.79%55.28%
Comparison of percentages of indigenous population in the town of Tzajalchén, 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 Tzajalchén:
20202010
Employed population over 12 years:25.18%27.33%
Employed population over 12 years (men):47.12%49.36%
Employed population over 12 years (women):2.49%6.63%
Number of inhabited private dwellings:7750
Homes with electricity:100.00%97.96%
Housing with piped water:88.31%89.80%
Dwellings with toilet or sanitary facilities:62.34%79.59%
Dwellings with radio:0.00%16.33%
Housing with television:35.06%22.45%
Housing with refrigerator:0.00%2.04%
Housing with washing machine:0.00%0.00%
Housing with automobile:0.00%0.00%
Households with personal computer, laptop or tablet:0.00%0.00%
Homes with landline telephone:1.30%0.00%
Dwellings with cellular phones:33.77%2.04%
Homes with Internet:0.00%0.00%
Comparison of percentages of single persons in Tzajalchén (over 12 years), comparing the same percentage with the municipality, with the State of Chiapas, and with the total for the country.

Satellite photo of Tzajalchén

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Population pyramid of Tzajalchén (Chiapas)

We have compiled data on number of inhabitants of Tzajalchén by age and sex, 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 Tzajalchén there is a generational replacement.

Population pyramid of Tzajalchén
Data of the age pyramid of the town Tzajalchén (inhabitants year 2020)
Age rangeNumber of womenNumber of menTotal population
Infants (0-5 years)313970
Youth (6-14 years)5149100
Adults (15-59 years)108111219
Elderly (60+ years)11920

Photos of Tzajalchén

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The Postal Code of Tzajalchén (Chiapas) is 29797

Are you going to send a letter to Tzajalchén? Do you have a friend in Tzajalchén and want to send them a gift through the postal service? The Postal Code of Tzajalchén consists of the following 5 digits: 29797. If you want to know more about how Post Codes are determined in Mexico, the first two postal digits of Tzajalchén ("29") correspond to the state code of Chiapas, 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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