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Candelaria del Alto - Durango

Facts about Candelaria del Alto

Location of Candelaria del Alto

Candelaria del Alto is located in the municipality of Mezquital in the Mexican state of Durango with the GPS coordinates:
Longitude (dec): -104.545278
Latitude (dec): 23.076944

Height over sea level of Candelaria del Alto

The locations medium height over sea level is 1940 meters.

Population in Candelaria del Alto

The over all population of Candelaria del Alto is 351 persons, 176 of them are male and 175 of them are female.

Age distribution

The population of this place consists of 178 minors and 173 adults, with 12 of them being 60 years and older.

Indigenous population of Candelaria del Alto

339 inhabitants of the location Candelaria del Alto in Mexico live in indigenous households. 300 of the citizens 5 years and older, speak an indigenous language. The count of people who only speak an indigenous language without having knowledge of the Spanish language is 23 people, while 277 as well speak Spanish.

Social structure

A legal claim on health care and social insurance benefits have 74 citizens of Candelaria del Alto.

Economic situation

In Candelaria del Alto exist about 55 households.

Of these households 56 are common houses or apartments, 17 are without floor and about 1 consist of one room only.

42 of the normal households have sanitary installations, 18 are connected to the public water supply, 30 have access to electricity.

The economic situation allows 1 households to own a computer, 0 own a washing machine and 5 households are equipped with one ore more televisions.

School and education in Candelaria del Alto

Besides the 39 analphabets aged 15 or older, about 3 minors between 6 and 14 are not visiting a school.

41 inhabitants of the population of 15 years and older did not visit a school and 72 persons did not finish the school. 38 visited only the 6 years lasting primary school, 43 visited and finished the college or similar scholar institutions.

A total of 31 aged 15 to 24 years visited a school, the medium time school is visited through the whole population is 6 years.

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