Don Carlos, Province of Bukidnon

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupMindanao
RegionNorthern Mindanao (Region X)
ProvinceBukidnon
Barangay count29
Postal code8712
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Area (2007)213.72 km2 (82.52 sq mi)
Population (2015)66,959
Density (2015)313 / km2 (811 / sq mi)
Coordinates7° 41' North, 124° 60' East (7.6838, 124.9946)
Estimated elevation above sea level310.7 meters (1,019.2 feet)

Don Carlos is a municipality in the landlocked province of Bukidnon.

The municipality has a land area of 213.72 square kilometers or 82.52 square miles which constitutes 2.04% of Bukidnon's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 66,959. This represented 4.73% of the total population of Bukidnon province, or 1.43% of the overall population of the Northern Mindanao region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 313 inhabitants per square kilometer or 811 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Don Carlos 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)
Bismartz2.52%1,6851,6681.02%0.19%
Bocboc4.07%2,7242,6682.10%0.40%
Buyot1.60%1,0721,0383.28%0.62%
Cabadiangan0.74%4974608.04%1.48%
Calaocalao4.19%2,8062,7203.16%0.59%
Don Carlos Norte10.03%6,7185,88914.08%2.54%
Don Carlos Sur17.00%11,38511,0692.85%0.54%
Embayao1.72%1,1541,0995.00%0.93%
Kalubihon1.77%1,1881,207-1.57%-0.30%
Kasigkot1.83%1,2261,1932.77%0.52%
Kawilihan1.58%1,0581,0530.47%0.09%
Kiara4.17%2,7932,6844.06%0.76%
Kibatang3.34%2,2382,1474.24%0.79%
Mahayahay1.45%97083316.45%2.94%
Manlamonay2.45%1,6391,5565.33%0.99%
Maraymaray4.65%3,1123,593-13.39%-2.70%
Mauswagon1.74%1,1641,0817.68%1.42%
Minsalagan1.31%8778177.34%1.36%
New Nongnongan2.99%2,0011,9094.82%0.90%
New Visayas1.53%1,0271,055-2.65%-0.51%
Old Nongnongan2.69%1,8001,7482.97%0.56%
Pinamaloy4.18%2,7972,5967.74%1.43%
Pualas3.47%2,3262,342-0.68%-0.13%
San Antonio East1.19%796820-2.93%-0.56%
San Antonio West2.39%1,6001,4798.18%1.51%
San Francisco0.86%5755455.50%1.03%
San Nicolas7.39%4,9494,43811.51%2.10%
San Roque1.05%701831-15.64%-3.19%
Sinangguyan6.09%4,0813,7967.51%1.39%
Don Carlos Total66,95964,3344.08%0.76%

Historical population

The population of Don Carlos grew from 32,668 in 1970 to 66,959 in 2015, an increase of 34,291 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.76%, or an increase of 2,625 people, from the previous population of 64,334 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
32,668
35,2521.54%
35,038-0.12%
45,8152.72%
51,0832.06%
55,4951.79%
60,8701.28%
64,3342.04%
66,9590.76%

Location

The municipal center of Don Carlos is situated at approximately 7° 41' North, 124° 60' East, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 310.7 meters or 1,019.2 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 Don Carlos are Valencia, Malaybalay, Kidapawan, Marawi, Panabo, and Tagum. The nearest municipalities are Kitaotao, Dangcagan, Maramag, Quezon, Kibawe, and Kadingilan. Its distance from the national capital is 880.78 kilometers (547.29 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 880.78 kilometers (547.29 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N29°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 66,959, ranked 347 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 82.52 square kilometers, ranked 517 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 313 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 632 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 0.76%, ranked 1,266 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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