San Jose del Monte, Province of Bulacan

Summary data
Typecity (component)
Island groupLuzon
RegionCentral Luzon (Region III)
ProvinceBulacan
Barangay count59
Postal code3023
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Area (2007)105.53 km2 (40.75 sq mi)
Population (2015)574,089
Density (2015)5,440 / km2 (14,088 / sq mi)
Coordinates14° 49' North, 121° 3' East (14.8098, 121.0469)
Estimated elevation above sea level56.6 meters (185.8 feet)

San Jose del Monte is a landlocked component city in the coastal province of Bulacan.

The city has a land area of 105.53 square kilometers or 40.75 square miles which constitutes 3.77% of Bulacan's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 574,089. This represented 17.44% of the total population of Bulacan province, or 5.12% of the overall population of the Central Luzon region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 5,440 inhabitants per square kilometer or 14,088 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

San Jose del Monte has 59 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)
Assumption0.78%4,4604,2913.94%0.74%
Bagong Buhay1.26%7,2586,6988.36%1.54%
Bagong Buhay II0.75%4,3014,0097.28%1.35%
Bagong Buhay III1.02%5,8545,3888.65%1.59%
Citrus3.65%20,93720,8820.26%0.05%
Ciudad Real0.44%2,5192,3387.74%1.43%
Dulong Bayan1.53%8,8066,29239.96%6.61%
Fatima0.54%3,0853,0700.49%0.09%
Fatima II0.32%1,8551,7078.67%1.60%
Fatima III0.33%1,9221,65016.48%2.95%
Fatima IV0.39%2,2431,97413.63%2.46%
Fatima V0.44%2,5192,4074.65%0.87%
Francisco Homes‑Guijo1.07%6,1325,8155.45%1.02%
Francisco Homes‑Mulawin2.02%11,60810,45311.05%2.02%
Francisco Homes‑Narra1.25%7,1526,9173.40%0.64%
Francisco Homes‑Yakal0.58%3,3273,1675.05%0.94%
Gaya‑gaya7.61%43,68313,727218.23%24.66%
Graceville6.70%38,47828,56334.71%5.84%
Gumaoc Central0.67%3,8643,39213.92%2.51%
Gumaoc East0.93%5,3524,53318.07%3.21%
Gumaoc West1.36%7,8286,91513.20%2.39%
Kaybanban0.52%2,9742,37125.43%4.41%
Kaypian6.69%38,40725,61449.95%8.02%
Lawang Pari0.69%3,9693,9490.51%0.10%
Maharlika0.57%3,2823,1274.96%0.93%
Minuyan0.58%3,3442,86116.88%3.01%
Minuyan II0.98%5,6415,3605.24%0.98%
Minuyan III0.48%2,7732,7032.59%0.49%
Minuyan IV0.90%5,1913,97930.46%5.19%
Minuyan Proper6.77%38,84633,92814.50%2.61%
Minuyan V0.43%2,4782,21511.87%2.16%
Muzon18.57%106,60381,94730.09%5.14%
Paradise III0.71%4,0883,42019.53%3.46%
Poblacion0.38%2,1612,1182.03%0.38%
Poblacion I0.77%4,4454,2544.49%0.84%
Saint Martin de Porres0.41%2,3262,2274.45%0.83%
San Isidro1.00%5,7672,370143.33%18.45%
San Manuel1.99%11,45212,241-6.45%-1.26%
San Martin0.68%3,8973,7573.73%0.70%
San Martin II0.62%3,5543,3366.53%1.21%
San Martin III0.55%3,1633,0414.01%0.75%
San Martin IV0.67%3,8303,5926.63%1.23%
San Pedro2.71%15,56513,86612.25%2.23%
San Rafael1.40%8,0537,7823.48%0.65%
San Rafael I0.57%3,2493,1074.57%0.85%
San Rafael III0.53%3,0312,9084.23%0.79%
San Rafael IV1.17%6,7325,25728.06%4.82%
San Rafael V0.52%2,9822,8076.23%1.16%
San Roque0.38%2,1881,61735.31%5.93%
Santa Cruz0.80%4,6132,71170.16%10.65%
Santa Cruz II0.54%3,1103,0781.04%0.20%
Santa Cruz III0.49%2,8292,44015.94%2.86%
Santa Cruz IV0.55%3,1323,0114.02%0.75%
Santa Cruz V0.69%3,9573,50013.06%2.36%
Santo Cristo6.80%39,03929,32733.12%5.60%
Santo Niño0.48%2,7702,5827.28%1.35%
Santo Niño II0.53%3,0462,8088.48%1.56%
Sapang Palay0.97%5,5634,89413.67%2.47%
Tungkong Mangga2.24%12,85610,26025.30%4.39%
San Jose del Monte Total574,089454,55326.30%4.55%

Historical population

The population of San Jose del Monte grew from 9,329 in 1960 to 574,089 in 2015, an increase of 564,760 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 4.54%, or an increase of 119,536 people, from the previous population of 454,553 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
9,329
18,7047.04%
59,02125.93%
90,7328.98%
142,0474.59%
201,3946.76%
315,80710.13%
439,0904.65%
454,5531.27%
574,0894.54%

Location

The city center of San Jose del Monte is situated at approximately 14° 49' North, 121° 3' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 56.6 meters or 185.8 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 San Jose del Monte are Meycauayan, Valenzuela, Quezon City, Malabon, Caloocan, and Navotas. The nearest municipalities are Santa Maria, Norzagaray, Pandi, Marilao, Bocaue, and Angat. Its distance from the national capital is 25.30 kilometers (15.72 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

  • Meycauayan, Bulacan, 12.64 kilometers (7.85 miles) to the Southwest (S50°W)
  • Valenzuela, 15.66 kilometers (9.73 miles) to the Southwest (S44°W)
  • Quezon City, 17.58 kilometers (10.93 miles) to the South (S1°E)
  • Malabon, 17.74 kilometers (11.03 miles) to the South‑Southwest (S33°W)
  • Caloocan, 18.20 kilometers (11.31 miles) to the South‑Southwest (S22°W)
  • Navotas, 20.00 kilometers (12.43 miles) to the South‑Southwest (S32°W)

Distance from Manila: 25.30 kilometers (15.72 miles) to the South‑Southwest (S16°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 574,089, ranked 18 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 40.75 square kilometers, ranked 1,007 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 5,440 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 35 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 4.55%, ranked 44 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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