San Jose, Province of Romblon

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionMIMAROPA
ProvinceRomblon
Barangay count5
Postal code5510
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesSibuyan Sea
Area (2007)22.05 km2 (8.51 sq mi)
Population (2015)10,881
Density (2015)493 / km2 (1,279 / sq mi)
Coordinates12° 4' North, 121° 58' East (12.0610, 121.9594)
Estimated elevation above sea level9.8 meters (32.1 feet)

San Jose is a coastal municipality in the island province of Romblon.

The municipality has a land area of 22.05 square kilometers or 8.51 square miles which constitutes 1.44% of Romblon's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 10,881. This represented 3.72% of the total population of Romblon province, or 0.37% of the overall population of the MIMAROPA region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 493 inhabitants per square kilometer or 1,279 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

San Jose has 5 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)
Busay16.17%1,7601,6844.51%0.84%
Combot8.32%905989-8.49%-1.68%
Lanas27.26%2,9662,62812.86%2.33%
Pinamihagan17.02%1,8521,65711.77%2.14%
Poblacion31.23%3,3983,3361.86%0.35%
San Jose Total10,88110,2945.70%1.06%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of San Jose for the fiscal year of 2016 was 44,227,980.33.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200923,672,294.87
201026,105,235.3910.28%
201128,918,550.2110.78%
201228,527,649.35-1.35%
201331,589,390.9210.73%
201435,532,525.4812.48%
201540,187,934.2013.10%
201644,227,980.3310.05%

End notes:

  • Annual Regular Income = Locally Sourced Revenue + Internal Revenue Allotment (IRA) Current Year + Other Shares from National Tax Collection
  • Locally Sourced Revenue = Real Property Tax (General Fund) + Tax on Business + Other Taxes + Regulatory Fees + Service/User Charges + Receipts from Economic Enterprises

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in San Jose is 5 to 9, with 1,494 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 99 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1271
1 to 41,165
5 to 91,494
10 to 141,425
15 to 191,088
20 to 24832
25 to 29769
30 to 34698
35 to 39673
40 to 44534
45 to 49461
50 to 54375
55 to 59273
60 to 64251
65 to 69200
70 to 74157
75 to 79116
80 and over99
Total10,881

Historical population

The population of San Jose grew from 4,562 in 1970 to 10,881 in 2015, an increase of 6,319 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.06%, or an increase of 587 people, from the previous population of 10,294 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
4,562
5,3523.26%
5,7971.61%
7,1392.10%
7,7131.46%
8,2261.39%
9,4281.90%
10,2943.25%
10,8811.06%

Location

The municipal center of San Jose is situated at approximately 12° 4' North, 121° 58' East, in the island of Carabao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 9.8 meters or 32.1 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 Jose are Roxas City, Passi, Iloilo City, Calapan, Victorias, and Silay. The nearest municipalities are Santa Fe, Malay, Looc, Alcantara, Buruanga, and Nabas. Its distance from the national capital is 299.30 kilometers (185.98 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

  • Santa Fe, Romblon, 11.09 kilometers (6.89 miles) to the North‑Northeast (N20°E)
  • Malay, Aklan, 18.58 kilometers (11.55 miles) to the South‑Southwest (S17°W)
  • Looc, Romblon, 22.34 kilometers (13.88 miles) to the North (N10°E)
  • Alcantara, Romblon, 24.16 kilometers (15.02 miles) to the North‑Northeast (N25°E)
  • Buruanga, Aklan, 25.20 kilometers (15.66 miles) to the South‑Southwest (S18°W)
  • Nabas, Aklan, 29.54 kilometers (18.35 miles) to the South‑Southeast (S29°E)

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 299.30 kilometers (185.98 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N21°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 10,881, ranked 1,450 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 8.51 square kilometers, ranked 1,527 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 493 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 360 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.06%, ranked 1,066 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. Data on annual regular income is from the Bureau of Local Government Finance, Department of Finance
  3. Postal code information is from the Philippine Postal Corporation.
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