Yerba Santa (Santa María Tonameca, Oaxaca)

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The town of Yerba Santa is located in the Municipality of Santa María Tonameca (in the State of Oaxaca). There are 299 inhabitants. It is the most populated town in the position #23 of the whole municipality. Yerba Santa is at 178 meters of altitude.

Data: In Yerba Santa, 22% of individuals have completed secondary education and 3% of households have a personal computer, laptop or tablet. More interesting data at the bottom of this page.

To locate this beautiful town within the municipality, you must know that Yerba Santa is located at 10.8 kilometers (in direction Southwest) from the locality of San Francisco Cozoaltepec, which is the one that has more inhabitants within the municipality. Also, from the capital of the municipality (Santa María Tonameca) it is at 9.4 kilometers in direction East. Thanks to our webpage and the satellite map that you can locate at the bottom, you can see the position and visit the surroundings of Yerba Santa.

Where is Yerba Santa? How to get there? Map

Online map of Yerba Santa in Oaxaca, with an interactive cartography with which you can see closely the town, centered on Map marker

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The population of Yerba Santa (Oaxaca) is 299 inhabitants

Population data in Yerba Santa (Santa María Tonameca, Oaxaca)
YearFemale InhabitantsMale inhabitantsTotal population
Evolution of the population in Yerba Santa: Total   Men   Women
Other demographic data in Yerba Santa:
Fertility rate (children per woman):2.9111.51
Population coming from outside the State of Oaxaca:1.00%0.00%
Illiterate population:8.36%14.75%
Illiterate population (men):4.01%11.51%
Illiterate population (women):4.35%17.99%
Schooling level:5.194.26
Schooling level (men):5.24.23
Schooling level (women):5.184.29
Indigenous culture data in Yerba Santa:
Percentage of indigenous population:97.32%97.48%
Percentage speaking an indigenous language:62.54%70.14%
Percentage who speak an indigenous language and do not speak Spanish:1.00%2.16%
Comparison of percentages of indigenous population in the town of Yerba Santa, 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 Yerba Santa:
Employed population over 12 years:39.46%15.83%
Employed population over 12 years (men):58.64%28.78%
Employed population over 12 years (women):16.79%2.88%
Number of inhabited private dwellings:7564
Homes with electricity:93.33%85.25%
Housing with piped water:98.67%0.00%
Dwellings with toilet or sanitary facilities:37.33%95.08%
Dwellings with radio:33.33%52.46%
Housing with television:33.33%32.79%
Housing with refrigerator:40.00%32.79%
Housing with washing machine:4.00%1.64%
Housing with automobile:2.67%3.28%
Households with personal computer, laptop or tablet:2.67%0.00%
Homes with landline telephone:0.00%1.64%
Dwellings with cellular phones:16.00%0.00%
Homes with Internet:1.33%0.00%
Comparison of percentages of single persons in Yerba Santa (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 Yerba Santa

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Population pyramid of Yerba Santa (Oaxaca)

In Yerba Santa 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 Yerba Santa, 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 Yerba Santa
Data of the age pyramid of the town Yerba Santa (inhabitants year 2020)
Age rangeNumber of womenNumber of menTotal population
Infants (0-5 years)141529
Youth (6-14 years)283866
Adults (15-59 years)8390173
Elderly (60+ years)121931

Photos of Yerba Santa

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The Postal Code of Yerba Santa (Oaxaca) is 70947

Are you going to send a letter to Yerba Santa? Do you have a friend in Yerba Santa and want to send them a gift through the postal service? The Postal Code of Yerba Santa consists of the following 5 digits: 70947. If you want to know more about how Post Codes are determined in Mexico, the first two postal digits of Yerba Santa ("70") correspond to the state code of Oaxaca, 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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