Marilao, Province of Bulacan

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionCentral Luzon (Region III)
ProvinceBulacan
Barangay count16
Postal code3019
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Area (2007)33.74 km2 (13.03 sq mi)
Population (2015)221,965
Density (2015)6,579 / km2 (17,035 / sq mi)
Coordinates14° 45' North, 120° 57' East (14.7572, 120.9477)
Estimated elevation above sea level7.3 meters (23.8 feet)

Marilao is a landlocked municipality in the coastal province of Bulacan.

The municipality has a land area of 33.74 square kilometers or 13.03 square miles which constitutes 1.21% of Bulacan's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 221,965. This represented 6.74% of the total population of Bulacan province, or 1.98% of the overall population of the Central Luzon region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 6,579 inhabitants per square kilometer or 17,035 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Marilao has 16 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)
Abangan Norte4.25%9,4248,6658.76%1.61%
Abangan Sur4.34%9,6259,788-1.67%-0.32%
Ibayo4.55%10,1036,58453.45%8.49%
Lambakin19.29%42,82137,00715.71%2.82%
Lias5.81%12,90012,0387.16%1.33%
Loma de Gato25.94%57,56946,28624.38%4.24%
Nagbalon1.81%4,0153,7666.61%1.23%
Patubig3.38%7,5016,11322.71%3.97%
Poblacion I0.82%1,8261,6619.93%1.82%
Poblacion II2.47%5,4755,536-1.10%-0.21%
Prenza I3.18%7,0655,82721.25%3.74%
Prenza II5.06%11,2296,50772.57%10.95%
Santa Rosa I4.86%10,7939,9218.79%1.62%
Santa Rosa II4.35%9,6488,51013.37%2.42%
Saog6.74%14,95011,44530.62%5.22%
Tabing Ilog3.16%7,0215,97017.60%3.14%
Marilao Total221,965185,62419.58%3.46%

Historical population

The population of Marilao grew from 9,206 in 1960 to 221,965 in 2015, an increase of 212,759 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 3.46%, or an increase of 36,341 people, from the previous population of 185,624 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
9,206
16,1285.64%
21,0175.46%
35,06910.78%
56,3614.86%
68,7613.80%
101,0178.60%
160,4526.59%
185,6245.45%
221,9653.46%

Location

The municipal center of Marilao is situated at approximately 14° 45' North, 120° 57' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 7.3 meters or 23.8 feet above mean sea level.

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Distances

Based on the great-circle distance (the shortest distance between two points over the surface of the Earth), the cities closest to Marilao are Meycauayan, Valenzuela, Malabon, Navotas, Caloocan, and San Jose del Monte. The nearest municipalities are Obando, Bocaue, Santa Maria, Balagtas, Bulakan, and Guiguinto. Its distance from the national capital is 18.76 kilometers (11.66 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

  • Meycauayan, Bulacan, 2.56 kilometers (1.59 miles) to the South‑Southeast (S24°E)
  • Valenzuela, 5.48 kilometers (3.40 miles) to the South (S2°W)
  • Malabon, 9.13 kilometers (5.67 miles) to the South (S6°E)
  • Navotas, 11.10 kilometers (6.90 miles) to the South (S0°E)
  • Caloocan, 11.75 kilometers (7.30 miles) to the South‑Southeast (S19°E)
  • San Jose del Monte, Bulacan, 12.16 kilometers (7.56 miles) to the East‑Northeast (N61°E)

Distance from Manila: 18.76 kilometers (11.66 miles) to the South (S11°E)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 221,965, ranked 63 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 13.03 square kilometers, ranked 1,513 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 6,579 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 28 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 3.46%, ranked 80 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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