Dipaculao, Province of Aurora

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionCentral Luzon (Region III)
ProvinceAurora
Barangay count25
Postal code3203
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesPhilippine Sea
Area (2007)361.64 km2 (139.63 sq mi)
Population (2015)29,736
Density (2015)82 / km2 (213 / sq mi)
Coordinates15° 51' North, 121° 32' East (15.8477, 121.5367)
Estimated elevation above sea level13.0 meters (42.7 feet)

Dipaculao is a coastal municipality in the province of Aurora.

The municipality has a land area of 361.64 square kilometers or 139.63 square miles which constitutes 11.49% of Aurora's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 29,736. This represented 13.87% of the total population of Aurora province, or 0.27% of the overall population of the Central Luzon region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 82 inhabitants per square kilometer or 213 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Dipaculao has 25 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)
Bayabas3.08%9159140.11%0.02%
Borlongan8.12%2,4162,17311.18%2.04%
Buenavista1.91%5695542.71%0.51%
Calaocan2.74%816873-6.53%-1.28%
Diamanen1.11%33117292.44%13.27%
Dianed2.43%72258822.79%3.99%
Diarabasin5.82%1,7301,6216.72%1.25%
Dibutunan2.89%86072318.95%3.36%
Dimabuno4.02%1,1951,02316.81%3.00%
Dinadiawan12.55%3,7333,6701.72%0.32%
Ditale4.70%1,3981,2977.79%1.44%
Gupa3.49%1,0379914.64%0.87%
Ipil3.88%1,1541,1490.44%0.08%
Laboy1.53%45440412.38%2.25%
Lipit3.26%96881818.34%3.26%
Lobbot1.95%58047522.11%3.88%
Maligaya2.24%66557415.85%2.84%
Mijares3.81%1,1341,01411.83%2.15%
Mucdol4.97%1,4791,4760.20%0.04%
North Poblacion6.92%2,0592,0580.05%0.01%
Puangi4.81%1,4301,3148.83%1.62%
Salay4.77%1,4171,3237.11%1.32%
Sapangkawayan1.36%40534916.05%2.87%
South Poblacion5.69%1,6931,6880.30%0.06%
Toytoyan1.94%57648818.03%3.21%
Dipaculao Total29,73627,7297.24%1.34%

Historical population

The population of Dipaculao grew from 5,149 in 1960 to 29,736 in 2015, an increase of 24,587 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.34%, or an increase of 2,007 people, from the previous population of 27,729 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
5,149
10,2286.94%
12,7024.44%
15,5614.14%
18,9511.99%
21,0441.98%
23,0641.98%
24,8821.05%
27,7294.02%
29,7361.34%

Location

The municipal center of Dipaculao is situated at approximately 15° 51' North, 121° 32' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 13.0 meters or 42.7 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 Dipaculao are Palayan, San Jose, Muñoz, Cabanatuan, Gapan, and Santiago. The nearest municipalities are Maria Aurora, Baler, San Luis, Alfonso Castañeda, Nagtipunan, and Pantabangan. Its distance from the national capital is 151.42 kilometers (94.09 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 151.42 kilometers (94.09 miles) to the South‑Southwest (S23°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 29,736, ranked 950 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 139.63 square kilometers, ranked 247 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 82 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,395 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.34%, ranked 777 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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