San Nicolas
Province of Batangas

Summary data
Island groupLuzon
RegionCALABARZON (Region IV‑A)
ProvinceBatangas
Barangay count18
Postal code4207
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Area (2007)14.37 km2
(5.55 sq. mi)
Population (2015)22,623
Density (2015)1,574 per km2
(4,076 per sq. mi)
Coordinates13° 56' North, 120° 57' East
(13.9302 ° N, 120.9521 ° E)
Estimated elevation
above sea level
10.9 meters
(35.8 feet)
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San Nicolas is a landlocked municipality in the coastal province of Batangas.

The municipality has a land area of 14.37 square kilometers or 5.55 square miles which constitutes 0.46% of Batangas's total area. The 2015 Census records its population as 22,623 representing 0.84% of the total population of Batangas province, or 0.16% of the overall population of the CALABARZON region. Based on such figures, the population density is computed at 1,574 inhabitants per square kilometer or 4,076 inhabitants per square mile.

Demographic profile of barangays

San Nicolas has 18 barangays as shown in the following table.

BarangayPopulation
percentage

(2015)
Population
(2015)
Population
(2010)
Change
(2010-2015)

Annual
Population
Growth Rate
(2010-2015)
Abelo4.32%97886912.54%2.28%
Alas‑as5.87%1,32790147.28%7.65%
Balete8.05%1,8221,7593.58%0.67%
Baluk‑baluk4.05%91680413.93%2.51%
Bancoro11.70%2,6482,5493.88%0.73%
Bangin8.88%2,0081,9105.13%0.96%
Calangay8.11%1,8341,65111.08%2.02%
Hipit2.75%6235719.11%1.67%
Maabud North4.38%9919820.92%0.17%
Maabud South3.08%6966822.05%0.39%
Munlawin4.31%97677426.10%4.51%
Pansipit1.97%4464225.69%1.06%
Poblacion10.97%2,4812,4162.69%0.51%
Pulang‑Bato2.91%65948336.44%6.09%
Santo Niño4.06%91982611.26%2.05%
Sinturisan8.61%1,9471,71013.86%2.50%
Tagudtod2.79%6316231.28%0.24%
Talang3.19%7216678.10%1.49%
San Nicolas Total22,62320,5999.83%1.80%
Historical population

The population of San Nicolas grew from 9,575 in 1960 to 22,623 in 2015, an increase of 13,048 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.80%, or an increase of 2,024 people, from the previous population of 20,599 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1960 Feb 159,575
1970 May 68,742-0.89%
1975 May 18,8770.31%
1980 May 110,5113.44%
1990 May 113,1742.28%
1995 Sep 114,5091.82%
2000 May 116,2782.50%
2007 Aug 119,0462.19%
2010 May 120,5992.89%
2015 Aug 122,6231.80%
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The town center of San Nicolas is situated at approximately 13° 56' North, 120° 57' East, which has an elevation estimated at 10.9 meters or 35.8 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 Nicolas are Tagaytay, Batangas City, Lipa, Tanauan, Calamba, and Trece Martires. The nearest municipalities are Agoncillo, Taal, Lemery, Santa Teresita, San Luis, and Alitagtag. Its distance from the national capital is 73.13 kilometers (45.44 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 73.13 kilometers (45.44 miles) to the North (N2°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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