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Tortugas - San Luis Potosí

Facts about Tortugas

Location of Tortugas

Tortugas is located in the municipality of Rayón in the Mexican state of San Luis Potosí with the GPS coordinates:
Longitude (dec): -99.581944
Latitude (dec): 21.853056

Height over sea level of Tortugas

The locations medium height over sea level is 1020 meters.

Population in Tortugas

The over all population of Tortugas is 370 persons, 181 of them are male and 189 of them are female.

Age distribution

The population of this place consists of 127 minors and 243 adults, with 104 of them being 60 years and older.

Indigenous population of Tortugas

16 inhabitants of the location Tortugas in Mexico live in indigenous households. 7 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 36 citizens of Tortugas.

Economic situation

In Tortugas exist about 114 households.

Of these households 113 are common houses or apartments, 27 are without floor and about 4 consist of one room only.

110 of the normal households have sanitary installations, 77 are connected to the public water supply, 103 have access to electricity.

The economic situation allows 0 households to own a computer, 70 own a washing machine and 94 households are equipped with one ore more televisions.

School and education in Tortugas

Besides the 54 analphabets aged 15 or older, about 6 minors between 6 and 14 are not visiting a school.

56 inhabitants of the population of 15 years and older did not visit a school and 165 persons did not finish the school. 42 visited only the 6 years lasting primary school, 7 visited and finished the college or similar scholar institutions.

A total of 11 aged 15 to 24 years visited a school, the medium time school is visited through the whole population is 4 years.

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