Santa Ana, Province of Cagayan

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionCagayan Valley (Region II)
ProvinceCagayan
Barangay count16
Postal code3514
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesBabuyan Channel [South China Sea], Philippine Sea
Area (2007)441.30 km2 (170.39 sq mi)
Population (2015)32,906
Density (2015)75 / km2 (193 / sq mi)
Coordinates18° 27' North, 122° 9' East (18.4576, 122.1425)
Estimated elevation above sea level7.0 meters (23.0 feet)

Santa Ana is a coastal municipality in the province of Cagayan.

The municipality has a land area of 441.30 square kilometers or 170.39 square miles which constitutes 4.75% of Cagayan's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 32,906. This represented 2.74% of the total population of Cagayan province, or 0.95% of the overall population of the Cagayan Valley region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 75 inhabitants per square kilometer or 193 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Santa Ana has 16 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)
Batu‑Parada2.76%9078496.83%1.27%
Casagan1.84%6055873.07%0.58%
Casambalangan13.86%4,5615,418-15.82%-3.23%
Centro17.24%5,6744,63722.36%3.92%
Diora‑Zinungan4.01%1,3211,16313.59%2.46%
Dungeg2.27%7467213.47%0.65%
Kapanikian2.00%6586333.95%0.74%
Marede4.22%1,3901,3344.20%0.79%
Palawig8.14%2,6772,4618.78%1.61%
Patunungan4.39%1,4441,06735.33%5.93%
Rapuli8.76%2,8842,6229.99%1.83%
San Vicente14.76%4,8564,20115.59%2.80%
Santa Clara2.78%9161,074-14.71%-2.98%
Santa Cruz2.54%837883-5.21%-1.01%
Tangatan6.29%2,0711,9138.26%1.52%
Visitacion4.13%1,35989551.84%8.28%
Santa Ana Total32,90630,4588.04%1.48%

Historical population

The population of Santa Ana grew from 7,227 in 1960 to 32,906 in 2015, an increase of 25,679 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.48%, or an increase of 2,448 people, from the previous population of 30,458 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
7,227
9,7993.02%
11,3603.01%
12,5512.01%
17,6143.45%
18,6401.07%
21,6123.22%
25,8332.49%
30,4586.18%
32,9061.48%

Location

The municipal center of Santa Ana is situated at approximately 18° 27' North, 122° 9' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 7.0 meters or 23.0 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 Santa Ana are Tuguegarao, Tabuk, Ilagan, Cauayan, Laoag, and Batac. The nearest municipalities are Gonzaga, Santa Teresita, Buguey, Camalaniugan, Aparri, and Lal-lo. Its distance from the national capital is 445.56 kilometers (276.86 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 445.56 kilometers (276.86 miles) to the South‑Southwest (S16°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 32,906, ranked 854 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 170.39 square kilometers, ranked 184 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 75 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,432 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.48%, ranked 677 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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