San Nicolas, Province of Batangas

Summary data
Typemunicipality
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 / km2 (4,076 / sq mi)
Coordinates13° 56' North, 120° 57' East (13.9302, 120.9521)
Estimated elevation above sea level10.9 meters (35.8 feet)

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. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 22,623. This represented 0.84% of the total population of Batangas province, or 0.16% of the overall population of the CALABARZON region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 1,574 inhabitants per square kilometer or 4,076 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

San Nicolas has 18 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)
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.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
9,575
8,742-0.89%
8,8770.31%
10,5113.44%
13,1742.28%
14,5091.82%
16,2782.50%
19,0462.19%
20,5992.89%
22,6231.80%

Location

The municipal center of San Nicolas is situated at approximately 13° 56' North, 120° 57' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is 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.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

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

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 22,623, ranked 1,185 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 5.55 square kilometers, ranked 1,611 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 1,574 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 106 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.80%, ranked 474 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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