Hermosa
Province of Bataan

Summary data
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 per km2
(1,086 per sq. mi)
Coordinates14° 50' North, 120° 30' East
(14.8312 ° N, 120.5075 ° E)
Estimated elevation
above sea level
12.1 meters
(39.8 feet)
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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. The 2015 Census records its population as 65,862 representing 8.66% of the total population of Bataan province, or 0.59% of the overall population of the Central Luzon region. Based on such figures, the population density is computed at 420 inhabitants per square kilometer or 1,086 inhabitants per square mile.

Demographic profile of barangays

Hermosa has 23 barangays as shown in the following table.

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.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1960 Feb 1512,550
1970 May 619,5014.41%
1975 May 123,2463.59%
1980 May 125,6722.00%
1990 May 134,6333.04%
1995 Sep 138,7642.13%
2000 May 146,2543.86%
2007 Aug 152,4841.76%
2010 May 156,9973.05%
2015 Aug 165,8622.79%
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The town center of Hermosa is situated at approximately 14° 50' North, 120° 30' East, which has an elevation 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.

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)

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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