Orion
Province of Bataan

Summary data
Island groupLuzon
RegionCentral Luzon (Region III)
ProvinceBataan
Barangay count23
Postal code2102
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesManila Bay [South China Sea]
Area (2007)65.41 km2
(25.25 sq. mi)
Population (2015)56,002
Density (2015)856 per km2
(2,218 per sq. mi)
Coordinates14° 37' North, 120° 35' East
(14.6198 ° N, 120.5802 ° E)
Estimated elevation
above sea level
9.0 meters
(29.5 feet)
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Orion is a coastal municipality in the province of Bataan.

The municipality has a land area of 65.41 square kilometers or 25.25 square miles which constitutes 4.76% of Bataan's total area. The 2015 Census records its population as 56,002 representing 7.36% of the total population of Bataan province, or 0.50% of the overall population of the Central Luzon region. Based on such figures, the population density is computed at 856 inhabitants per square kilometer or 2,218 inhabitants per square mile.

Demographic profile of barangays

Orion 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)
Arellano1.15%644659-2.28%-0.44%
Bagumbayan2.34%1,3091,3090.00%0.00%
Balagtas3.51%1,9631,8337.09%1.31%
Balut2.48%1,3911,2878.08%1.49%
Bantan2.51%1,4031,421-1.27%-0.24%
Bilolo12.15%6,8035,84216.45%2.94%
Calungusan2.87%1,6101,4798.86%1.63%
Camachile2.83%1,5871,645-3.53%-0.68%
Daang Bago1.73%9691,016-4.63%-0.90%
Daang Bilolo4.90%2,7452,5437.94%1.47%
Daang Pare11.24%6,2974,28746.89%7.60%
General Lim7.06%3,9563,21323.12%4.04%
Kapunitan9.35%5,2375,0363.99%0.75%
Lati1.99%1,1131,368-18.64%-3.85%
Lusungan2.94%1,6471,6380.55%0.10%
Puting Buhangin4.81%2,6962,6003.69%0.69%
Sabatan6.52%3,6513,29410.84%1.98%
San Vicente2.48%1,3911,3602.28%0.43%
Santa Elena3.10%1,7361,50115.66%2.81%
Santo Domingo7.33%4,1073,8277.32%1.35%
Villa Angeles2.07%1,1611,480-21.55%-4.52%
Wakas1.37%7681,008-23.81%-5.05%
Wawa3.25%1,8181,8080.55%0.11%
Orion Total56,00251,4548.84%1.63%
Historical population

The population of Orion grew from 14,672 in 1960 to 56,002 in 2015, an increase of 41,330 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.63%, or an increase of 4,548 people, from the previous population of 51,454 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1960 Feb 1514,672
1970 May 619,6722.91%
1975 May 124,2834.32%
1980 May 128,0492.92%
1990 May 135,2632.32%
1995 Sep 139,5372.17%
2000 May 144,0672.35%
2007 Aug 149,1641.52%
2010 May 151,4541.67%
2015 Aug 156,0021.63%
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The town center of Orion is situated at approximately 14° 37' North, 120° 35' East, which has an elevation estimated at 9.0 meters or 29.5 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 Orion are Balanga, Malolos, Cavite City, Olongapo, Navotas, and Valenzuela. The nearest municipalities are Pilar, Limay, Abucay, Samal, Orani, and Bagac. Its distance from the national capital is 43.19 kilometers (26.84 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

Nearest towns

  • Pilar, Bataan, 5.99 kilometers (3.72 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N29°W)
  • Limay, Bataan, 6.53 kilometers (4.06 miles) to the South‑Southeast (S14°E)
  • Abucay, Bataan, 12.25 kilometers (7.61 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N23°W)
  • Samal, Bataan, 17.04 kilometers (10.59 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N14°W)
  • Orani, Bataan, 20.56 kilometers (12.77 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N13°W)
  • Bagac, Bataan, 20.42 kilometers (12.69 miles) to the West (S83°W)

Nearest cities

  • Balanga, Bataan, 7.85 kilometers (4.88 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N32°W)
  • Malolos, Bulacan, 34.89 kilometers (21.68 miles) to the Northeast (N45°E)
  • Cavite City, Cavite, 38.57 kilometers (23.96 miles) to the East‑Southeast (S67°E)
  • Olongapo, 39.61 kilometers (24.61 miles) to the Northwest (N54°W)
  • Navotas, 39.81 kilometers (24.74 miles) to the East (N84°E)
  • Valenzuela, 40.61 kilometers (25.23 miles) to the East‑Northeast (N76°E)

Distance from Manila: 43.19 kilometers (26.84 miles) to the East (S86°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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