Hermosa, Province of Bataan

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionCentral Luzon (Region III)
ProvinceBataan
Barangay count23
Postal code2111
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesManila Bay [South China Sea]
Area (2007)157.00 km2 (60.62 sq mi)
Population (2015)65,862
Density (2015)420 / km2 (1,086 / sq mi)
Coordinates14° 50' North, 120° 30' East (14.8312, 120.5075)
Estimated elevation above sea level12.1 meters (39.8 feet)

Hermosa is a coastal municipality in the province of Bataan.

The municipality has a land area of 157.00 square kilometers or 60.62 square miles which constitutes 11.43% of Bataan's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 65,862. This represented 8.66% of the total population of Bataan province, or 0.59% of the overall population of the Central Luzon region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 420 inhabitants per square kilometer or 1,086 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Hermosa has 23 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)
A. Rivera2.54%1,6751,6630.72%0.14%
Almacen3.30%2,1751,93912.17%2.21%
Bacong4.29%2,8282,54711.03%2.01%
Balsic10.01%6,5945,70415.60%2.80%
Bamban3.61%2,3792,15710.29%1.88%
Burgos‑Soliman0.84%55649312.78%2.32%
Cataning4.58%3,0182,65613.63%2.46%
Culis13.07%8,6107,21619.32%3.42%
Daungan1.46%9629056.30%1.17%
Judge Roman Cruz Sr.5.79%3,8163,07224.22%4.22%
Mabiga4.41%2,9022,14435.35%5.93%
Mabuco4.92%3,2382,94310.02%1.84%
Maite2.59%1,7061,54810.21%1.87%
Mambog‑Mandama4.44%2,9222,58513.04%2.36%
Palihan9.31%6,1295,6219.04%1.66%
Pandatung3.11%2,0481,71319.56%3.46%
Pulo0.88%57936558.63%9.18%
Saba2.85%1,8751,7377.94%1.47%
Sacrifice Valley1.89%1,2481,1835.49%1.02%
San Pedro3.52%2,3181,95018.87%3.35%
Santo Cristo1.36%896897-0.11%-0.02%
Sumalo2.92%1,9231,52925.77%4.46%
Tipo8.30%5,4654,43023.36%4.08%
Hermosa Total65,86256,99715.55%2.79%

Historical population

The population of Hermosa grew from 12,550 in 1960 to 65,862 in 2015, an increase of 53,312 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 2.79%, or an increase of 8,865 people, from the previous population of 56,997 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
12,550
19,5014.41%
23,2463.59%
25,6722.00%
34,6333.04%
38,7642.13%
46,2543.86%
52,4841.76%
56,9973.05%
65,8622.79%

Location

The municipal center of Hermosa is situated at approximately 14° 50' North, 120° 30' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 12.1 meters or 39.8 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 Hermosa are Balanga, Olongapo, San Fernando, Malolos, Angeles, and Mabalacat. The nearest municipalities are Orani, Dinalupihan, Samal, Abucay, Lubao, and Floridablanca. Its distance from the national capital is 57.42 kilometers (35.68 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

  • Balanga, Bataan, 17.17 kilometers (10.67 miles) to the South‑Southeast (S12°E)
  • Olongapo, 24.11 kilometers (14.98 miles) to the West (N90°W)
  • San Fernando, Pampanga, 29.62 kilometers (18.41 miles) to the Northeast (N42°E)
  • Malolos, Bulacan, 32.75 kilometers (20.35 miles) to the East (N88°E)
  • Angeles, 35.23 kilometers (21.89 miles) to the North‑Northeast (N14°E)
  • Mabalacat, Pampanga, 43.90 kilometers (27.28 miles) to the North (N9°E)

Distance from Manila: 57.42 kilometers (35.68 miles) to the East‑Southeast (S62°E)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 65,862, ranked 355 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 60.62 square kilometers, ranked 716 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 420 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 474 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 2.79%, ranked 150 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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