Mocorito is a municipality in the state of Sinaloa, Mexico. It is located in the northwest region of the State. Its coordinates are 25°28'52 "N 107°55'13" W. With a height above sea level that varies between 50 and 975 meters. By its surface, it occupies the twelfth state, as it has a territorial extension of 2,566 km², representing 4.4% of the total of the entity and 0.13% of the country. It limits to the north with the municipality of Sinaloa, to the south with Navolato, to the southeast with Culiacán, to the east with Badiraguato and to the west with Salvador Alvarado and Angostura. According to the 2015 census it had a population of 45,351.
Inhabitants with a negative growth in the last decades due to the constant migration to the big cities.