We have collected many facts about the large village of Yalcobá, as well as pictures, maps or statistics.

So you will learn about this incredible town of 3,052 inhabitants of Yucatán.

The town of Yalcobá belongs to the municipality of Valladolid (State of Yucatán). There are 3,052 inhabitants and it is 19 meters altitude. The Magical Town of Valladolid is 34 minutes away by car (31 km). It is the most populated town in the position #4 of the whole municipality.

Last Update: 29.05.2024

Data: In Yalcobá, 64% of the inhabitants are catholic and 42% of the housings are equipped with a washing machine. At the bottom of this page you will find more information.

To locate this beautiful town inside the municipality, you must know that Yalcobá is located at 20.3 kilometers (in direction Southesast) from the locality of Valladolid, which is the one that has more inhabitants inside the municipality. With our webpage and with our satelital map that you can find below, you can know where is and visit the surroundings of Yalcobá.

#1 Where is Yalcobá? How to go? Map

How to get to the town of Yalcobá in Yucatán? 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 Yalcobá.


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#2 The population of Yalcobá (Yucatán) is 3,052 inhabitants

Population data in Yalcobá
YearFemale InhabitantsMale inhabitantsTotal population
Evolution of the population in Yalcobá: Total   Men   Women
Other demographic data in Yalcobá:
Fertility rate (children per woman):2.4512.63
Population coming from outside the State of Yucatán:2.42%0.53%
Illiterate population:12.84%16.35%
Illiterate population (men):5.28%12.63%
Illiterate population (women):7.57%19.93%
Schooling level:6.715.35
Schooling level (men):7.075.92
Schooling level (women):6.374.78
Indigenous culture data in Yalcobá:
Percentage of indigenous population:98.56%99.47%
Percentage speaking an indigenous language:80.54%86.65%
Percentage who speak an indigenous language and do not speak Spanish:9.99%18.41%
Comparison of percentages of indigenous population in the town of Yalcobá, compared with its municipality, with the percentage in the State of Yucatán, and in the country as a whole.

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Unemployment, economy and housing data in Yalcobá:
Employed population over 12 years:41.68%30.98%
Employed population over 12 years (men):58.59%56.24%
Employed population over 12 years (women):24.92%6.64%
Number of inhabited private housings:762693
Homes with electricity:96.06%92.93%
Homes with piped water:97.11%96.88%
Homes with a toilet or sanitary facilities:59.84%36.51%
Homes with a radio:54.59%49.01%
Homes with a television:74.28%69.74%
Homes with a refrigerator:44.09%29.44%
Homes with a washing machine:41.73%23.03%
Homes with a car:11.81%6.58%
Households with personal computer, laptop or tablet:6.43%0.82%
Homes with landline telephone:1.44%0.00%
Homes with cell phones:58.01%26.64%
Homes with Internet:35.70%0.00%
Comparison of percentages of single persons in Yalcobá (over 12 years), comparing the same percentage with the municipality, with the State of Yucatán, and with the total for the country.

#3 Satellite photo of Yalcobá

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

#4 Hotels and Accommodation near Yalcobá

Many people want to stay in the town of Yalcobá 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 Yalcobá

A weekend in Yalcobá and looking for tourist attractions? Tourism in Yalcobá and surroundings to find the best destinations.
Magical Towns to visit when in Yalcobá:
  • Valladolid (Yucatán): Don't miss "Iglesia de Santa Ana", 34 km, heading Southwest (31 minutes by car)
  • Espita (Yucatán): Don't miss "Palacio Municipal", 77 km, heading Northwest (51 minutes by car)
Are you looking for charming villages in the surroundings of Yalcobá?:
  • Uspib (32 inhabitants): Located 2 km to the Northwest (2 minutes by car)
  • Chompool (19 inhabitants): Located 3 km to the South (4 minutes by car)
  • San Andrés Kampocolché (29 inhabitants): Located 3 km to the Southeast (4 minutes by car)
  • Akabchén (61 inhabitants): Located 4 km to the Southeast (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 Yalcobá (Yucatán)

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

Population pyramid of Yalcobá
Data of the age pyramid of the town Yalcobá (inhabitants year 2020)
Age rangeNumber of womenNumber of menTotal population
Infants (0-5 years)183215398
Youth (6-14 years)275259534
Adults (15-59 years)9218801,801
Elderly (60+ years)154165319

#7 Pictures of Yalcobá

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

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#8 The Postal Code of Yalcobá (Yucatán) is 97794

Do you want to know the Postal Code of Yalcobá 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: 97794. The first two digits of the ZIP code of Yalcobá ("97") correspond to the State of Yucatán, 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.

#9 Vote for Yalcobá as the most beautiful town in Mexico

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Average Rating: 4.6/5
(considering 9 votes)

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