President Roxas, Capiz Profile – PhilAtlas

President Roxas, Province of Capiz

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupVisayas
RegionWestern Visayas (Region VI)
ProvinceCapiz
Barangay count22
Postal code5803
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesSibuyan Sea
Area (2007)77.88 km2 (30.07 sq mi)
Population (2015)29,676
Density (2015)381 / km2 (987 / sq mi)
Coordinates11° 26' North, 122° 56' East (11.4307, 122.9264)
Estimated elevation above sea level8.4 meters (27.7 feet)

President Roxas is a coastal municipality in the province of Capiz.

The municipality has a land area of 77.88 square kilometers or 30.07 square miles which constitutes 3.00% of Capiz's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 29,676. This represented 3.90% of the total population of Capiz province, or 0.39% of the overall population of the Western Visayas region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 381 inhabitants per square kilometer or 987 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

President Roxas has 22 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)
Aranguel4.08%1,2121,233-1.70%-0.33%
Badiangon7.19%2,1331,9489.50%1.74%
Bayuyan3.38%1,0039812.24%0.42%
Cabugcabug5.69%1,6901,50012.67%2.30%
Carmencita3.13%92982213.02%2.36%
Cubay3.37%1,0009515.15%0.96%
Culilang1.36%40435613.48%2.44%
Goce3.13%929940-1.17%-0.22%
Hanglid4.94%1,4671,515-3.17%-0.61%
Ibaca5.79%1,7171,48115.94%2.86%
Madulano2.95%8768522.82%0.53%
Manoling2.91%8658373.35%0.63%
Marita5.49%1,6281,5942.13%0.40%
Pandan1.80%5344908.98%1.65%
Pantalan Cabugcabug6.52%1,9341,8424.99%0.93%
Pinamihagan1.14%33728219.50%3.45%
Poblacion22.23%6,5966,719-1.83%-0.35%
Pondol2.75%815874-6.75%-1.32%
Quiajo1.75%518608-14.80%-3.00%
Sangkal1.53%4554432.71%0.51%
Santo Niño0.57%170243-30.04%-6.58%
Vizcaya8.30%2,4642,05020.20%3.56%
President Roxas Total29,67628,5613.90%0.73%

Historical population

The population of President Roxas grew from 15,263 in 1960 to 29,676 in 2015, an increase of 14,413 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.73%, or an increase of 1,115 people, from the previous population of 28,561 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
15,263
19,9722.67%
21,6321.62%
21,8050.16%
24,0520.99%
24,6950.50%
27,5312.36%
28,4590.46%
28,5610.13%
29,6760.73%

Location

The municipal center of President Roxas is situated at approximately 11° 26' North, 122° 56' East, in the island of Panay. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 8.4 meters or 27.7 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 President Roxas are Roxas City, Passi, Victorias, Cadiz, Silay, and Talisay. The nearest municipalities are Pilar, Pontevedra, Maayon, Panitan, Balasan, and Panay. Its distance from the national capital is 408.39 kilometers (253.76 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

  • Pilar, Capiz, 9.78 kilometers (6.08 miles) to the Northeast (N51°E)
  • Pontevedra, Capiz, 11.68 kilometers (7.26 miles) to the West‑Northwest (N61°W)
  • Maayon, Capiz, 16.56 kilometers (10.29 miles) to the West‑Southwest (S73°W)
  • Panitan, Capiz, 17.58 kilometers (10.92 miles) to the West‑Northwest (N78°W)
  • Balasan, Iloilo, 18.36 kilometers (11.41 miles) to the East‑Northeast (N75°E)
  • Panay, Capiz, 20.14 kilometers (12.52 miles) to the Northwest (N47°W)

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 408.39 kilometers (253.76 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N31°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 29,676, ranked 953 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 30.07 square kilometers, ranked 1,186 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 381 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 526 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 0.73%, ranked 1,278 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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