Xopilapa (Veracruz)

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So you will learn about this incredible town of 2,128 inhabitants of Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave.

The town of Xopilapa (Veracruz) belongs to the municipality of Tehuipango. There are 2,128 inhabitants and it is 2,447 meters altitude. The Magical Town of Orizaba is 57 minutes away by car (57 km). Of all the towns in the municipality, it occupies the number #2 in terms of number of inhabitants.

Last Update: 29.05.2024

Data: In Xopilapa, there is a percentage of 100% of indigenous population and 52% of the households have a cell phone. Need more statistics on Xopilapa? They are at the bottom of this page.

The town of Xopilapa is located at 2.9 kilometers from Tehuipango, which is the most populated locality in the municipality, in the Northwest direction. If you browse our webpage, you will also find a map with the location of Xopilapa.

#1 Where is Xopilapa? How to go? Map

What is the route to get to Xopilapa (Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave)? 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 Xopilapa (Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave) is 2,128 inhabitants

Population data in Xopilapa (Veracruz)
YearFemale InhabitantsMale inhabitantsTotal population
Evolution of the population in Xopilapa: Total   Men   Women
Other demographic data in Xopilapa:
Fertility rate (children per woman):2.3926.68
Population coming from outside the State of Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave:0.38%0.11%
Illiterate population:18.75%31.70%
Illiterate population (men):5.50%26.68%
Illiterate population (women):13.25%36.15%
Schooling level:5.042.97
Schooling level (men):5.553.73
Schooling level (women):4.592.27
Indigenous culture data in Xopilapa:
Percentage of indigenous population:100.00%99.84%
Percentage speaking an indigenous language:84.63%84.89%
Percentage who speak an indigenous language and do not speak Spanish:28.99%26.79%
Comparison of percentages of indigenous population in the town of Xopilapa, compared with its municipality, with the percentage in the State of Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave, and in the country as a whole.

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Unemployment, economy and dwelling data in Xopilapa:
Employed population over 12 years:16.87%13.69%
Employed population over 12 years (men):30.86%28.31%
Employed population over 12 years (women):4.81%0.72%
Number of inhabited private dwellings:385331
Homes with electricity:98.18%94.53%
Housing with piped water:93.77%75.88%
Dwellings with toilet or sanitary facilities:3.38%94.53%
Dwellings with radio:18.44%44.05%
Housing with television:57.14%28.94%
Housing with refrigerator:1.82%1.29%
Housing with washing machine:0.00%0.00%
Housing with automobile:3.12%2.25%
Households with personal computer, laptop or tablet:1.82%0.00%
Homes with landline telephone:0.26%1.29%
Dwellings with cellular phones:51.95%0.32%
Homes with Internet:9.61%0.32%
Comparison of percentages of single persons in Xopilapa (over 12 years), comparing the same percentage with the municipality, with the State of Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave, and with the total for the country.

#3 Satellite photo of Xopilapa

Amazing satellite GPS maps of Xopilapa, to see from space this beautiful village, as well as the surroundings of the municipality of Tehuipango. Get free live access to satellite views of 2024 of Xopilapa.

#4 Hotels and Accommodation near Xopilapa

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

#5 What to do in Xopilapa

A weekend in Xopilapa and looking for tourist attractions? Tourism in Xopilapa and surroundings to find the best destinations.
Mountains in Xopilapa for hiking and trails:
  • Cerro Tlachiloltecatl (2480 meters): 2.3 km walk (37 minutes), heading North.
  • Cerro Tepetiopa (2471 meters): 4.4 km walk (63 minutes), heading Northeast.
  • Cerro Amaltepec (2453 meters): 5.7 km walk (88 minutes), heading Northeast.
  • Comalteoc (2931 meters): 8.3 km walk (118 minutes), heading South.
Magical Towns to visit when in Xopilapa:
  • Orizaba (Veracruz): Don't miss "Eco parque Cerro del Borrego", 57 km, heading North (57 minutes by car)
Are you looking for charming villages in the surroundings of Xopilapa?
  • Loma Chica (240 inhabitants): Located 2 km to the Southwest (3 minutes by car)
  • Moxala (517 inhabitants): Located 3 km to the Southeast (3 minutes by car)
  • Zacatecoxco (267 inhabitants): Located 3 km to the North (3 minutes by car)
  • Loma Bonita (850 inhabitants): Located 2 km to the South (4 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 Xopilapa (Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave)

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

Population pyramid of Xopilapa
Data of the age pyramid of the town Xopilapa (inhabitants year 2020)
Age rangeNumber of womenNumber of menTotal population
Infants (0-5 years)156173329
Youth (6-14 years)310225535
Adults (15-59 years)6225391,161
Elderly (60+ years)5548103

#7 Photos of Xopilapa

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#11 Other towns in the Municipality of Tehuipango

  1. Amoltepec (217 inhabitants)
  2. Barrio Guerrero (265 inhabitants)
  3. Cuauyolotitla (650 inhabitants)
  4. Dos Caminos (122 inhabitants)
  5. Loma de los Pinos (329 inhabitants)
  6. Ojo de Agua (925 inhabitants)
  7. Terrero (293 inhabitants)
  8. Tlachicolatempa (239 inhabitants)
  9. Tlalchichicaspa (729 inhabitants)
  10. Tlalixtlahuac (568 inhabitants)
  11. Tuxpango (228 inhabitants)
  12. Tzompoalecca Uno (601 inhabitants)
  13. Xonacayojca (716 inhabitants)
  14. Xopilapa (2128 inhabitants)
  15. Zacatecoxco (267 inhabitants)