Pulilan, Province of Bulacan

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionCentral Luzon (Region III)
ProvinceBulacan
Barangay count19
Postal code3005
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Area (2007)39.89 km2 (15.40 sq mi)
Population (2015)97,323
Density (2015)2,440 / km2 (6,320 / sq mi)
Coordinates14° 54' North, 120° 51' East (14.9022, 120.8471)
Estimated elevation above sea level14.1 meters (46.3 feet)

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

The municipality has a land area of 39.89 square kilometers or 15.40 square miles which constitutes 1.43% of Bulacan's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 97,323. This represented 2.96% of the total population of Bulacan province, or 0.87% of the overall population of the Central Luzon region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 2,440 inhabitants per square kilometer or 6,320 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Pulilan has 19 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)
Balatong A1.70%1,6561,5536.63%1.23%
Balatong B3.79%3,6913,4028.50%1.56%
Cutcot7.35%7,1524,84447.65%7.70%
Dampol I6.19%6,0285,6027.60%1.41%
Dampol II‑A4.34%4,2253,00140.79%6.73%
Dampol II‑B4.84%4,7063,95818.90%3.35%
Dulong Malabon4.03%3,9264,180-6.08%-1.19%
Inaon8.26%8,0377,5306.73%1.25%
Longos5.58%5,4265,1056.29%1.17%
Lumbac4.19%4,0733,9582.91%0.55%
Paltao6.72%6,5435,70514.69%2.64%
Penabatan2.05%1,9961,9253.69%0.69%
Poblacion12.56%12,22711,8583.11%0.59%
Santa Peregrina1.60%1,5531,33516.33%2.92%
Santo Cristo7.02%6,8316,4056.65%1.23%
Taal6.96%6,7745,71118.61%3.30%
Tabon4.47%4,3553,64919.35%3.42%
Tibag4.35%4,2352,84548.86%7.87%
Tinejero4.00%3,8893,27818.64%3.31%
Pulilan Total97,32385,84413.37%2.42%

Historical population

The population of Pulilan grew from 20,436 in 1960 to 97,323 in 2015, an increase of 76,887 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 2.42%, or an increase of 11,479 people, from the previous population of 85,844 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
20,436
28,9233.46%
34,2343.44%
38,1102.17%
48,1992.38%
59,6824.08%
68,1882.90%
85,0083.09%
85,8440.36%
97,3232.42%

Location

The municipal center of Pulilan is situated at approximately 14° 54' North, 120° 51' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 14.1 meters or 46.3 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 Pulilan are Malolos, Meycauayan, San Fernando, Valenzuela, San Jose del Monte, and Malabon. The nearest municipalities are Plaridel, Baliuag, Guiguinto, Calumpit, Bustos, and Paombong. Its distance from the national capital is 37.33 kilometers (23.19 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

  • Malolos, Bulacan, 7.82 kilometers (4.86 miles) to the South‑Southwest (S29°W)
  • Meycauayan, Bulacan, 21.88 kilometers (13.60 miles) to the South‑Southeast (S33°E)
  • San Fernando, Pampanga, 21.75 kilometers (13.51 miles) to the Northwest (N50°W)
  • Valenzuela, 24.02 kilometers (14.93 miles) to the South‑Southeast (S26°E)
  • San Jose del Monte, Bulacan, 23.81 kilometers (14.79 miles) to the East‑Southeast (S64°E)
  • Malabon, 27.78 kilometers (17.26 miles) to the South‑Southeast (S25°E)

Distance from Manila: 37.33 kilometers (23.19 miles) to the South‑Southeast (S22°E)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 97,323, ranked 196 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 15.40 square kilometers, ranked 1,478 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 2,440 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 69 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 2.42%, ranked 224 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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