San Francisco, Province of Agusan del Sur

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupMindanao
RegionCaraga (Region XIII)
ProvinceAgusan del Sur
Barangay count27
Postal code8501
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Area (2007)392.53 km2 (151.56 sq mi)
Population (2015)74,542
Density (2015)190 / km2 (492 / sq mi)
Coordinates8° 30' North, 125° 59' East (8.5050, 125.9771)
Estimated elevation above sea level33.7 meters (110.5 feet)

San Francisco is a municipality in the landlocked province of Agusan del Sur.

The municipality has a land area of 392.53 square kilometers or 151.56 square miles which constitutes 3.93% of Agusan del Sur's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 74,542. This represented 10.64% of the total population of Agusan del Sur province, or 2.87% of the overall population of the Caraga region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 190 inhabitants per square kilometer or 492 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

San Francisco has 27 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)
Alegria9.81%7,3106,05320.77%3.66%
Barangay 17.92%5,9024,74124.49%4.26%
Barangay 23.36%2,5062,993-16.27%-3.32%
Barangay 34.89%3,6423,3159.86%1.81%
Barangay 43.94%2,9393,250-9.57%-1.90%
Barangay 57.03%5,2394,9266.35%1.18%
Bayugan 26.23%4,6444,896-5.15%-1.00%
Bitan‑agan1.40%1,0461,079-3.06%-0.59%
Borbon3.82%2,8502,6965.71%1.06%
Buenasuerte2.10%1,5661,766-11.33%-2.26%
Caimpugan2.13%1,5901,751-9.19%-1.82%
Das‑agan2.45%1,8241,8031.16%0.22%
Ebro1.78%1,3251,496-11.43%-2.28%
Hubang4.25%3,1662,65919.07%3.38%
Karaus4.22%3,1482,68617.20%3.07%
Ladgadan1.32%981992-1.11%-0.21%
Lapinigan6.91%5,1504,62711.30%2.06%
Lucac1.74%1,29496633.95%5.72%
Mate2.01%1,4971,616-7.36%-1.45%
New Visayas1.79%1,3341,735-23.11%-4.88%
Ormaca1.08%8057931.51%0.29%
Pasta4.11%3,0613,429-10.73%-2.14%
Pisa‑an4.60%3,4292,61131.33%5.33%
Rizal1.21%9041,331-32.08%-7.10%
San Isidro5.01%3,7373,08920.98%3.69%
Santa Ana1.68%1,2561,283-2.10%-0.40%
Tagapua3.22%2,3972,404-0.29%-0.06%
San Francisco Total74,54270,9865.01%0.94%

Historical population

The population of San Francisco grew from 16,535 in 1960 to 74,542 in 2015, an increase of 58,007 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.93%, or an increase of 3,556 people, from the previous population of 70,986 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
16,535
17,6360.63%
19,0971.61%
27,1537.29%
43,8784.92%
50,8442.80%
56,9682.47%
62,8811.37%
70,9864.51%
74,5420.93%

Location

The municipal center of San Francisco is situated at approximately 8° 30' North, 125° 59' East, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 33.7 meters or 110.5 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 Francisco are Bayugan, Bislig, Tandag, Butuan, Cabadbaran, and Malaybalay. The nearest municipalities are Prosperidad, Rosario, Barobo, Lianga, Tagbina, and Talacogon. Its distance from the national capital is 866.02 kilometers (538.12 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 866.02 kilometers (538.12 miles) to the Northwest (N38°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 74,542, ranked 296 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 151.56 square kilometers, ranked 224 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 190 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,014 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 0.94%, ranked 1,132 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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