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Santiago Zacatepec

Santiago Zacatepec is located at a height of 1395 meters above sea level in the municipality of Santiago Zacatepec in Oaxaca (StC-Z), Mexico. Its geographic location is at latitude: 17.158611 and longitude: -95.914444.

Map of Santiago Zacatepec


Santiago Zacatepec is populated by 2151 people. The total population consists of 101 children aged 0 to 2 years, 111 aged 3 to 5 years, 304 children aged 6 to 11 years, 209 teenagers between 12 and 14 years and 159 aged 15 to 17 years. The number of adult people aged 18 to 24 is 177, in the age group of 25 to 60 years are 781 people and the over 60 years old people are represented by 309 people.

Dividing the overall population of 2151 inhabitants in only three age groups result in: 725 people aged 0 to 14, 1187 people aged 15 to 64 and 239 people aged 65 or more years. The male-female ratio is 92.57 men per 100 woman and the birth rate (fertility rate) is 2.93 children per woman.

Indigenous population

In Santiago Zacatepec are known 2148 people in censal housholds, where the head or his partner speaks an indigenous language. In the group of children 3 years and older 1996 speak an indegenous language, 295 speaking an indigenous language but not spanish and 1700 people who do speak both, spanish and an indigenous language. For the age group 5 years and older these numbers are 1940, 265 and 1675 people.


While 2145 people were born in the same state, 6 were born in another Mexican state. The total number of people older than 5 years who lived in this state between 2005 and 2010 is 1954, the number of those older than 5 years who lived in 2005 in another state is 26 people.


134 of the 2151 living in Santiago Zacatepec have some form of disability, activity limitation, mental or physical condition.

  • Mobility impairment: 36
  • Visual impairment: 79
  • Communicating: 1
  • Hearing disability: 22
  • Physical disability: 9
  • Learning and thinking: 0
  • Mental health: 7

A total of 2014 people is free of disabilities. Read about disabilities.

School and education


In the age group of 8 to 14 years about 43 people do not know read or write and 322 of the group 15 and older are in that same situation.


  • Aged 3 to 5 years: 78 do not visit school
  • Aged 6 to 11 years: 15 do not visit a school
  • Aged 12 to 14 years: 20 do not visit a school
  • Aged 15 to 17 years: 106 do visit a school
  • Aged 18 to 24 years: 24 do visit a school

15 years and older

  • 189 do not have any school degree or at most preschool.
  • 495 did visit primary school up to the fifth class (incomplete).
  • 387 finished primary school (6 years complete).
  • 64 two years at secondary school at least (incomplete).
  • 127 three years at secondary school (complete).


Within the group of adults over 18 years 118 do have a scholar degree after having completed secondary school or high school. Like Bachelor, technical schools, university, master or doctor degrees. This group divides into 64 males and 54 females. While the populations medium degree is 5.32, the male population do have a medium degree of 5.87, the female population one of 4.83

Economic characteristics

Economically active

The economically active population, people how are employed or actively seeking employment, is 566 people. 498 of this fraction are male and 68 are female. Economically inactive are about 1063 people. The active fraction divides in 564 occupied and 2 unoccupied people.

Social security and public health care

While 1454 people have access to one of the social security systems in Mexico, about 696 individuals are without health insurance.

Access to the services of the Mexican Social Security Institute IMSS have 44 people. 45 people do have the right to access the ISSTE, 8 find their security at ISSSTE and 1354 have access to the public health insurance, Seguro Popular.

Marital Status

About 545 people of the age group 12 years and older are unmarried or singles. The number of people who are married or who are living in a conjugal relationship is 890 and there are 200 people who are separated, divorced or widowed.


The large fraction of 2138 people are Roman Catholics, 7 people are Christians, mostly Protestants and similar historic religions. Other religions like Judaism, Islam, New Age, Ethnic religions and even religious movements are preferred by 0 individuals and finally about 1 are without any religion or are atheists.


The total number of homes, private or not, occupied or not, with or without further information, is 743 and 562 of them are inhabited.

Private homes

The total number of private homes, with more detailed information available, is 743. With 562 occupied private homes and 82 unoccupied private homes. 99 are only for temporal use. As far as information is available the medium number of occupants in private homes is 2151.

Economic status

In Santiago Zacatepec about 103 private homes do not have any of the following goods. 425 own a radio, 296 have a TV, 69 own a fridge, a washing machine is available in 9 private homes and a car is available in 13. In 14 homes a PC is part of the standard of living. A cable telephone is available in 47, an internet connection can be found in 1 and 8 homes do have cellphones.

Equipment in private homes

  • Without floor other than soil: 146
  • Normal floor: 415
  • One bedroom: 326
  • Two or more bedrooms: 233
  • One room: 29
  • Two rooms: 254
  • Three or more rooms: 276

Services in private homes

  • With electricity: 525
  • Without electricity: 33
  • Tubed water: 430
  • Without tubed water: 130
  • With toilet: 550
  • Connected to the drainage: 124
  • Without drainage: 437
  • Fully equipped homes: 99
All data is based on the 2010 published data of the Mexican National Institute of Statistics and Geography

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