Dipaculao
Province of Aurora

Summary data
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 per km2
(213 per sq. mi)
Coordinates15° 51' North, 121° 32' East
(15.8477 ° N, 121.5367 ° E)
Estimated elevation
above sea level
13.0 meters
(42.7 feet)
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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. The 2015 Census records its population as 29,736 representing 13.87% of the total population of Aurora province, or 0.27% of the overall population of the Central Luzon region. Based on such figures, the population density is computed at 82 inhabitants per square kilometer or 213 inhabitants per square mile.

Demographic profile of barangays

Dipaculao has 25 barangays as shown in the following table.

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. Growth rate over this period, which was continuously positive, fluctuated between the range of [1.05%, 6.94%]. 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.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1960 Feb 155,149
1970 May 610,2286.94%
1975 May 112,7024.44%
1980 May 115,5614.14%
1990 May 118,9511.99%
1995 Sep 121,0441.98%
2000 May 123,0641.98%
2007 Aug 124,8821.05%
2010 May 127,7294.02%
2015 Aug 129,7361.34%
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The town center of Dipaculao is situated at approximately 15° 51' North, 121° 32' East, which has an elevation 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.

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

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

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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