San Francisco
Province of Agusan del Sur

Summary data
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 per km2
(492 per sq. mi)
Coordinates8° 30' North, 125° 59' East
(8.5050 ° N, 125.9771 ° E)
Estimated elevation
above sea level
33.7 meters
(110.5 feet)
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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. The 2015 Census records its population as 74,542 representing 10.64% of the total population of Agusan del Sur province, or 2.87% of the overall population of the Caraga region. Based on such figures, the population density is computed at 190 inhabitants per square kilometer or 492 inhabitants per square mile.

Demographic profile of barangays

San Francisco has 27 barangays as shown in the following table.

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. Growth rate over this period, which was continuously positive, fluctuated between the range of [0.63%, 7.29%]. 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.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1960 Feb 1516,535
1970 May 617,6360.63%
1975 May 119,0971.61%
1980 May 127,1537.29%
1990 May 143,8784.92%
1995 Sep 150,8442.80%
2000 May 156,9682.47%
2007 Aug 162,8811.37%
2010 May 170,9864.51%
2015 Aug 174,5420.93%
Map

The town center of San Francisco is situated at approximately 8° 30' North, 125° 59' East, which has an elevation 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.

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

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

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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