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La Joya - Durango

Facts about La Joya

Location of La Joya

La Joya is located in the municipality of Poanas in the Mexican state of Durango with the GPS coordinates:
Longitude (dec): -104.003056
Latitude (dec): 23.838333

Height over sea level of La Joya

The locations medium height over sea level is 1895 meters.

Population in La Joya

The over all population of La Joya is 1596 persons, 766 of them are male and 830 of them are female.

Age distribution

The population of this place consists of 572 minors and 1024 adults, with 226 of them being 60 years and older.

Indigenous population of La Joya

10 inhabitants of the location La Joya in Mexico live in indigenous households. 6 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 0 people, while 6 as well speak Spanish.

Social structure

A legal claim on health care and social insurance benefits have 177 citizens of La Joya.

Economic situation

In La Joya exist about 430 households.

Of these households 408 are common houses or apartments, 34 are without floor and about 6 consist of one room only.

386 of the normal households have sanitary installations, 402 are connected to the public water supply, 402 have access to electricity.

The economic situation allows 41 households to own a computer, 310 own a washing machine and 395 households are equipped with one ore more televisions.

School and education in La Joya

Besides the 79 analphabets aged 15 or older, about 20 minors between 6 and 14 are not visiting a school.

74 inhabitants of the population of 15 years and older did not visit a school and 727 persons did not finish the school. 197 visited only the 6 years lasting primary school, 132 visited and finished the college or similar scholar institutions.

A total of 78 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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