Calapan, Province of Oriental Mindoro

Summary data
Typecity (component)
Island groupLuzon
RegionMIMAROPA
ProvinceOriental Mindoro
Barangay count62
Postal code5200
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesVerde Island Passage, Sibuyan Sea
Area (2007)250.06 km2 (96.55 sq mi)
Population (2015)133,893
Density (2015)535 / km2 (1,387 / sq mi)
Coordinates13° 24' North, 121° 11' East (13.4070, 121.1778)
Estimated elevation above sea level8.0 meters (26.4 feet)

Calapan is a coastal component city in the province of Oriental Mindoro. It serves as the provincial capital as well as the regional center of MIMAROPA.

The city has a land area of 250.06 square kilometers or 96.55 square miles which constitutes 5.90% of Oriental Mindoro's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 133,893. This represented 15.86% of the total population of Oriental Mindoro province, or 4.52% of the overall population of the MIMAROPA region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 535 inhabitants per square kilometer or 1,387 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Calapan has 62 barangays as shown in the following table.

Demographic profile of barangays
BarangayPopulation percentage (2015)Population (2015)Population (2010)Change (2010‑2015)Annual Population Growth Rate (2010‑2015)
Balingayan1.17%1,5701,4607.53%1.39%
Balite2.59%3,4723,2606.50%1.21%
Baruyan2.26%3,0293,0010.93%0.18%
Batino1.28%1,7111,6583.20%0.60%
Bayanan I0.78%1,0411,0132.76%0.52%
Bayanan II2.20%2,9512,64511.57%2.11%
Biga1.68%2,2502,2490.04%0.01%
Bondoc0.31%416195113.33%15.52%
Bucayao1.99%2,6672,4299.80%1.80%
Buhuan0.71%94679518.99%3.37%
Bulusan2.94%3,9362,40363.80%9.85%
Calero1.10%1,4782,513-41.19%-9.61%
Camansihan1.78%2,3772,2993.39%0.64%
Camilmil3.40%4,5574,4093.36%0.63%
Canubing I2.61%3,4973,2916.26%1.16%
Canubing II2.68%3,5823,2928.81%1.62%
Comunal2.28%3,0512,8168.35%1.54%
Guinobatan2.80%3,7482,85131.46%5.35%
Gulod0.67%8978584.55%0.85%
Gutad1.02%1,3641,382-1.30%-0.25%
Ibaba East0.80%1,0681,0650.28%0.05%
Ibaba West2.01%2,6872,4589.32%1.71%
Ilaya2.97%3,9744,030-1.39%-0.27%
Lalud3.29%4,4103,87113.92%2.51%
Lazareto3.40%4,5554,00513.73%2.48%
Libis1.17%1,5641,40611.24%2.05%
Lumang Bayan3.71%4,9654,40912.61%2.29%
Mahal na Pangalan0.98%1,3161,13815.64%2.81%
Maidlang0.83%1,1171,0545.98%1.11%
Malad0.61%822831-1.08%-0.21%
Malamig1.39%1,8631,65112.84%2.33%
Managpi2.05%2,7422,6613.04%0.57%
Masipit2.33%3,1152,79511.45%2.09%
Nag‑Iba I0.71%9471,029-7.97%-1.57%
Nag‑Iba II1.33%1,7851,50618.53%3.29%
Navotas0.57%76566115.73%2.82%
Pachoca2.51%3,3623,1855.56%1.04%
Palhi1.85%2,4752,4222.19%0.41%
Panggalaan0.43%5745386.69%1.24%
Parang2.25%3,0182,7579.47%1.74%
Patas0.65%868953-8.92%-1.76%
Personas1.05%1,4051,423-1.26%-0.24%
Putingtubig1.13%1,5071,4811.76%0.33%
Salong2.51%3,3672,40340.12%6.63%
San Antonio2.58%3,4483,3203.86%0.72%
San Vicente Central0.27%359403-10.92%-2.18%
San Vicente East0.46%622737-15.60%-3.18%
San Vicente North0.56%7497223.74%0.70%
San Vicente South0.45%608627-3.03%-0.58%
San Vicente West0.45%608656-7.32%-1.44%
Santa Cruz0.55%737782-5.75%-1.12%
Santa Isabel2.92%3,9153,49412.05%2.19%
Santa Maria Village1.13%1,5171,4077.82%1.44%
Santa Rita1.32%1,7701,6586.76%1.25%
Santo Niño2.84%3,8043,5497.19%1.33%
Sapul2.09%2,7922,7112.99%0.56%
Silonay1.03%1,3831,24910.73%1.96%
Suqui1.52%2,0411,8937.82%1.44%
Tawagan0.91%1,2171,1575.19%0.97%
Tawiran1.61%2,1521,9778.85%1.63%
Tibag1.82%2,4412,3444.14%0.78%
Wawa0.69%919936-1.82%-0.35%
Calapan Total133,893124,1737.83%1.45%

Historical population

The population of Calapan grew from 33,060 in 1960 to 133,893 in 2015, an increase of 100,833 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.45%, or an increase of 9,720 people, from the previous population of 124,173 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
33,060
47,5323.62%
55,6083.20%
67,3703.91%
85,8982.46%
96,5062.21%
105,9102.01%
116,9761.38%
124,1732.20%
133,8931.45%

Location

The city center of Calapan is situated at approximately 13° 24' North, 121° 11' East, in the island of Mindoro. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 8.0 meters or 26.4 feet above mean sea level.


Distances

Based on the great-circle distance (the shortest distance between two points over the surface of the Earth), the cities closest to Calapan are Batangas City, Lipa, Tanauan, San Pablo, Lucena, and Tagaytay. The nearest municipalities are Baco, Naujan, San Teodoro, Lobo, Puerto Galera, and Victoria. Its distance from the national capital is 132.69 kilometers (82.45 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

  • Batangas City, Batangas, 40.75 kilometers (25.32 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N18°W)
  • Lipa, Batangas, 59.14 kilometers (36.75 miles) to the North (N1°W)
  • Tanauan, Batangas, 75.09 kilometers (46.66 miles) to the North (N2°W)
  • San Pablo, Laguna, 75.07 kilometers (46.65 miles) to the North‑Northeast (N12°E)
  • Lucena, 74.99 kilometers (46.59 miles) to the Northeast (N39°E)
  • Tagaytay, Cavite, 81.68 kilometers (50.75 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N16°W)

Distance from Manila: 132.69 kilometers (82.45 miles) to the North (N9°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 133,893, ranked 110 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 96.55 square kilometers, ranked 420 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 535 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 351 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.45%, ranked 701 out of 1,634

Notes

  1. Unless otherwise specified, population count (excluding percentages) and land area figures are derived from the Philippine Statistics Authority.
  2. Postal codes are from the Philippine Postal Corporation.
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