Economic activity centres upon agriculture, mainly dairy cattle and reforestry. Tourism has been growing in the region due to the abundance of water sources, falls, and natural hills, valley and forest environments.
According to the 2000 IBGE Census, the population was 4,957, of which 2,877 or 58.04% are urban and 2,080 or (41.96%) are rural. The life expectancy for the city was 71.69 years. The fertility rate was at 2.31. The municipality has 2,585 males and 2,372 females. For every 100 males, there are 91.7 females. The literacy rate was 85.64%