Bonifacio, Province of Misamis Occidental

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupMindanao
RegionNorthern Mindanao (Region X)
ProvinceMisamis Occidental
Barangay count28
Postal code7215
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Area (2007)155.02 km2 (59.85 sq mi)
Population (2015)32,345
Density (2015)209 / km2 (540 / sq mi)
Coordinates8° 3' North, 123° 37' East (8.0523, 123.6137)
Estimated elevation above sea level100.1 meters (328.2 feet)

Bonifacio is a landlocked municipality in the coastal province of Misamis Occidental.

The municipality has a land area of 155.02 square kilometers or 59.85 square miles which constitutes 7.54% of Misamis Occidental's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 32,345. This represented 5.37% of the total population of Misamis Occidental province, or 0.69% of the overall population of the Northern Mindanao region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 209 inhabitants per square kilometer or 540 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Bonifacio has 28 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)
Bag‑ong Anonang2.18%70661115.55%2.79%
Bagumbang6.37%2,0611,8819.57%1.76%
Baybay3.71%1,1991,1623.18%0.60%
Bolinsong4.32%1,3971,469-4.90%-0.95%
Buenavista3.90%1,2611,13411.20%2.04%
Buracan2.89%9368924.93%0.92%
Calolot2.34%756848-10.85%-2.16%
Demetrio Fernan3.40%1,0991,0593.78%0.71%
Digson6.22%2,0121,9244.57%0.86%
Dimalco2.54%82372713.20%2.39%
Dullan1.98%6426036.47%1.20%
Kanaokanao2.47%80061130.93%5.27%
Liloan7.13%2,3072,2412.95%0.55%
Linconan4.07%1,3151,396-5.80%-1.13%
Lodiong1.22%39431823.90%4.16%
Lower Usugan4.14%1,3391,2695.52%1.03%
Mapurog4.61%1,4901,3877.43%1.37%
Migpange6.45%2,0861,9725.78%1.08%
Montol2.10%678789-14.07%-2.85%
Pisa‑an4.91%1,5891,5383.32%0.62%
Poblacion5.54%1,7911,7552.05%0.39%
Remedios1.67%5395340.94%0.18%
Rufino Lumapas2.79%90174321.27%3.74%
Sibuyon1.39%45139215.05%2.71%
Tangab1.30%419435-3.68%-0.71%
Tiaman4.94%1,5991,5622.37%0.45%
Tusik3.60%1,1631,0589.92%1.82%
Upper Usogan1.83%592594-0.34%-0.06%
Bonifacio Total32,34530,9044.66%0.87%

Historical population

The population of Bonifacio grew from 13,478 in 1960 to 32,345 in 2015, an increase of 18,867 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.87%, or an increase of 1,441 people, from the previous population of 30,904 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
13,478
16,0951.75%
20,3984.87%
20,8610.45%
24,4391.60%
27,5172.25%
27,8100.23%
29,5140.82%
30,9041.69%
32,3450.87%

Location

The municipal center of Bonifacio is situated at approximately 8° 3' North, 123° 37' East, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 100.1 meters or 328.2 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 Bonifacio are Tangub, Ozamiz, Pagadian, Oroquieta, Dipolog, and Dapitan. The nearest municipalities are Tambulig, Aurora, Molave, Ramon Magsaysay, Lala, and Baroy. Its distance from the national capital is 778.25 kilometers (483.58 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 778.25 kilometers (483.58 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N21°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 32,345, ranked 867 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 59.85 square kilometers, ranked 725 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 209 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 938 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 0.87%, ranked 1,183 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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