Nasipit, Province of Agusan del Norte

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupMindanao
RegionCaraga (Region XIII)
ProvinceAgusan del Norte
Barangay count19
Postal code8602
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesButuan Bay [Bohol Sea]
Area (2007)144.40 km2 (55.75 sq mi)
Population (2015)41,957
Density (2015)291 / km2 (753 / sq mi)
Coordinates8° 59' North, 125° 20' East (8.9884, 125.3408)
Estimated elevation above sea level19.0 meters (62.2 feet)

Nasipit is a coastal municipality in the province of Agusan del Norte.

The municipality has a land area of 144.40 square kilometers or 55.75 square miles which constitutes 5.29% of Agusan del Norte's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 41,957. This represented 11.84% of the total population of Agusan del Norte province, or 1.62% of the overall population of the Caraga region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 291 inhabitants per square kilometer or 753 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Nasipit 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)
Aclan5.61%2,3542,2176.18%1.15%
Amontay4.39%1,8401,65810.98%2.00%
Ata‑atahon4.34%1,8201,61412.76%2.31%
Barangay 12.64%1,1081,159-4.40%-0.85%
Barangay 22.85%1,1971,216-1.56%-0.30%
Barangay 32.00%841969-13.21%-2.66%
Barangay 41.74%731822-11.07%-2.21%
Barangay 53.03%1,2701,506-15.67%-3.19%
Barangay 63.14%1,3191,466-10.03%-1.99%
Barangay 74.71%1,9761,63620.78%3.66%
Camagong12.40%5,2044,9175.84%1.09%
Cubi‑cubi3.19%1,3381,2913.64%0.68%
Culit7.24%3,0393,074-1.14%-0.22%
Jaguimitan3.93%1,6471,37419.87%3.51%
Kinabjangan8.85%3,7143,5913.43%0.64%
Punta8.78%3,6853,6131.99%0.38%
Santa Ana5.50%2,3072,1109.34%1.71%
Talisay8.89%3,7293,6681.66%0.31%
Triangulo6.76%2,8382,7622.75%0.52%
Nasipit Total41,95740,6633.18%0.60%

Historical population

The population of Nasipit grew from 14,996 in 1960 to 41,957 in 2015, an increase of 26,961 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.60%, or an increase of 1,294 people, from the previous population of 40,663 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
14,996
23,3064.41%
25,2891.65%
29,9053.41%
34,0841.32%
34,2550.09%
35,8170.96%
38,0960.85%
40,6632.40%
41,9570.60%

Location

The municipal center of Nasipit is situated at approximately 8° 59' North, 125° 20' East, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 19.0 meters or 62.2 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 Nasipit are Butuan, Cabadbaran, Gingoog, Bayugan, Surigao City, and Cagayan de Oro. The nearest municipalities are Buenavista, Carmen, Magsaysay, Magallanes, Remedios T. Romualdez, and Tubay. Its distance from the national capital is 780.86 kilometers (485.20 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 780.86 kilometers (485.20 miles) to the Northwest (N37°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 41,957, ranked 641 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 55.75 square kilometers, ranked 774 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 291 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 696 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 0.60%, ranked 1,351 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.
(Back to top)