Paombong, Province of Bulacan

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionCentral Luzon (Region III)
ProvinceBulacan
Barangay count14
Postal code3001
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesManila Bay [South China Sea]
Area (2007)46.34 km2 (17.89 sq mi)
Population (2015)53,294
Density (2015)1,150 / km2 (2,979 / sq mi)
Coordinates14° 50' North, 120° 47' East (14.8315, 120.7874)
Estimated elevation above sea level7.9 meters (26.0 feet)

Paombong is a coastal municipality in the province of Bulacan.

The municipality has a land area of 46.34 square kilometers or 17.89 square miles which constitutes 1.66% of Bulacan's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 53,294. This represented 1.62% of the total population of Bulacan province, or 0.48% of the overall population of the Central Luzon region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 1,150 inhabitants per square kilometer or 2,979 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Paombong has 14 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)
Binakod2.97%1,5821,5065.05%0.94%
Kapitangan8.00%4,2623,8979.37%1.72%
Malumot2.70%1,4391,703-15.50%-3.16%
Masukol2.90%1,5451,903-18.81%-3.89%
Pinalagdan5.94%3,1632,61221.09%3.71%
Poblacion2.24%1,1941,279-6.65%-1.30%
San Isidro I6.83%3,6413,4485.60%1.04%
San Isidro II20.97%11,17710,3667.82%1.44%
San Jose9.78%5,2114,8188.16%1.50%
San Roque9.09%4,8474,7641.74%0.33%
San Vicente5.27%2,8112,7920.68%0.13%
Santa Cruz3.02%1,6111,4769.15%1.68%
Santo Niño6.83%3,6403,5751.82%0.34%
Santo Rosario13.46%7,1716,8015.44%1.01%
Paombong Total53,29450,9404.62%0.86%

Historical population

The population of Paombong grew from 16,677 in 1960 to 53,294 in 2015, an increase of 36,617 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.86%, or an increase of 2,354 people, from the previous population of 50,940 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
16,677
20,6362.11%
24,3833.40%
26,2671.50%
32,0522.01%
33,1490.63%
41,0774.71%
50,7982.97%
50,9400.10%
53,2940.86%

Location

The municipal center of Paombong is situated at approximately 14° 50' North, 120° 47' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 7.9 meters or 26.0 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 Paombong are Malolos, Meycauayan, Valenzuela, San Fernando, Malabon, and Navotas. The nearest municipalities are Hagonoy, Calumpit, Plaridel, Guiguinto, Pulilan, and Masantol. Its distance from the national capital is 33.77 kilometers (20.98 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

  • Malolos, Bulacan, 2.79 kilometers (1.73 miles) to the East‑Northeast (N69°E)
  • Meycauayan, Bulacan, 21.12 kilometers (13.13 miles) to the East‑Southeast (S60°E)
  • Valenzuela, 21.91 kilometers (13.61 miles) to the Southeast (S51°E)
  • San Fernando, Pampanga, 24.13 kilometers (14.99 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N25°W)
  • Malabon, 25.17 kilometers (15.64 miles) to the Southeast (S46°E)
  • Navotas, 25.91 kilometers (16.10 miles) to the Southeast (S42°E)

Distance from Manila: 33.77 kilometers (20.98 miles) to the Southeast (S38°E)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 53,294, ranked 488 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 17.89 square kilometers, ranked 1,421 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 1,150 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 145 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 0.86%, ranked 1,189 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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