San Jose, Province of Camarines Sur

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionBicol Region (Region V)
ProvinceCamarines Sur
Barangay count29
Postal code4423
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesLagonoy Gulf [Philippine Sea]
Area (2007)43.07 km2 (16.63 sq mi)
Population (2015)40,623
Density (2015)943 / km2 (2,443 / sq mi)
Coordinates13° 42' North, 123° 31' East (13.7034, 123.5169)
Estimated elevation above sea level30.4 meters (99.8 feet)

San Jose is a coastal municipality in the province of Camarines Sur.

The municipality has a land area of 43.07 square kilometers or 16.63 square miles which constitutes 0.78% of Camarines Sur's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 40,623. This represented 2.08% of the total population of Camarines Sur province, or 0.70% of the overall population of the Bicol Region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 943 inhabitants per square kilometer or 2,443 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

San Jose has 29 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)
Adiangao3.76%1,5281,673-8.67%-1.71%
Bagacay2.69%1,09396113.74%2.48%
Bahay0.83%3373166.65%1.23%
Boclod2.92%1,1851,07110.64%1.94%
Calalahan6.23%2,5312,3248.91%1.64%
Calawit2.08%84575412.07%2.19%
Camagong3.45%1,4011,448-3.25%-0.63%
Catalotoan2.14%8718630.93%0.18%
Danlog4.64%1,8851,7269.21%1.69%
Del Carmen1.57%63756911.95%2.17%
Dolo4.73%1,9201,8861.80%0.34%
Kinalansan5.39%2,1912,0695.90%1.10%
Mampirao4.06%1,6481,49010.60%1.94%
Manzana2.79%1,1321,142-0.88%-0.17%
Minoro2.13%8668412.97%0.56%
Palale2.75%1,11995017.79%3.17%
Ponglon1.92%779812-4.06%-0.79%
Pugay5.05%2,0522,0181.68%0.32%
Sabang7.04%2,8582,8091.74%0.33%
Salogon7.20%2,9252,63910.84%1.98%
San Antonio2.27%921939-1.92%-0.37%
San Juan2.16%877960-8.65%-1.71%
San Vicente0.43%1761741.15%0.22%
Santa Cruz2.88%1,1711,00017.10%3.05%
Soledad3.10%1,2601,08016.67%2.98%
Tagas4.45%1,8091,6728.19%1.51%
Tambangan4.05%1,6461,43914.38%2.59%
Telegrafo3.76%1,5271,4713.81%0.71%
Tominawog3.53%1,4331,4270.42%0.08%
San Jose Total40,62338,5235.45%1.02%

Historical population

The population of San Jose grew from 16,704 in 1960 to 40,623 in 2015, an increase of 23,919 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.02%, or an increase of 2,100 people, from the previous population of 38,523 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
16,704
20,3431.95%
21,8591.45%
23,8981.80%
27,5171.42%
31,3622.48%
32,5120.78%
35,7681.33%
38,5232.74%
40,6231.02%

Location

The municipal center of San Jose is situated at approximately 13° 42' North, 123° 31' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 30.4 meters or 99.8 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 are Iriga, Naga, Tabaco, Ligao, Legazpi, and Sorsogon City. The nearest municipalities are Goa, Lagonoy, Tigaon, Sagñay, Ocampo, and Tinambac. Its distance from the national capital is 290.96 kilometers (180.79 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

  • Iriga, Camarines Sur, 33.08 kilometers (20.56 miles) to the South‑Southwest (S20°W)
  • Naga, Camarines Sur, 36.97 kilometers (22.97 miles) to the West‑Southwest (S76°W)
  • Tabaco, Albay, 44.51 kilometers (27.66 miles) to the South‑Southeast (S31°E)
  • Ligao, Albay, 51.19 kilometers (31.81 miles) to the South (S2°E)
  • Legazpi, Albay, 66.75 kilometers (41.48 miles) to the South‑Southeast (S21°E)
  • Sorsogon City, Sorsogon, 96.80 kilometers (60.15 miles) to the South‑Southeast (S33°E)

Distance from Manila: 290.96 kilometers (180.79 miles) to the West‑Northwest (N70°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 40,623, ranked 674 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 16.63 square kilometers, ranked 1,456 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 943 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 187 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.02%, ranked 1,067 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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