Adams, Province of Ilocos Norte

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionIlocos Region (Region I)
ProvinceIlocos Norte
Barangay count1
Postal code2922
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Area (2007)159.31 km2 (61.51 sq mi)
Population (2015)1,792
Density (2015)11 / km2 (29 / sq mi)
Coordinates18° 28' North, 120° 54' East (18.4613, 120.9035)
Estimated elevation above sea level236.0 meters (774.2 feet)

Adams is a landlocked municipality in the coastal province of Ilocos Norte.

The municipality has a land area of 159.31 square kilometers or 61.51 square miles which constitutes 4.59% of Ilocos Norte's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 1,792. This represented 0.30% of the total population of Ilocos Norte province, or 0.04% of the overall population of the Ilocos Region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 11 inhabitants per square kilometer or 29 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Adams has 1 barangay.

Demographic profile of barangays
BarangayPopulation percentage (2015)Population (2015)Population (2010)Change (2010‑2015)Annual Population Growth Rate (2010‑2015)
Adams100.00%1,7921,7850.39%0.07%
Adams Total1,7921,7850.39%0.07%

Economy

The annual regular revenue of Adams for the fiscal year of 2016 was 46,855,154.51.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200927,043,196.04
201028,433,556.545.14%
201136,554,001.9828.56%
201229,715,848.62-18.71%
201333,096,433.2811.38%
201437,399,059.5213.00%
201542,660,664.3714.07%
201646,855,154.519.83%

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 Adams is 5 to 9, with 190 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 16 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 136
1 to 4151
5 to 9190
10 to 14168
15 to 19152
20 to 24163
25 to 29155
30 to 34144
35 to 39136
40 to 44114
45 to 4990
50 to 5481
55 to 5958
60 to 6454
65 to 6924
70 to 7436
75 to 7916
80 and over24
Total1,792

Historical population

The population of Adams grew from 414 in 1960 to 1,792 in 2015, an increase of 1,378 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.07%, or an increase of 7 people, from the previous population of 1,785 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
414
5603.00%
8639.07%
1,2137.04%
1,119-0.80%
1,2872.66%
1,4803.04%
1,5220.39%
1,7855.97%
1,7920.07%

Location

The municipal center of Adams is situated at approximately 18° 28' North, 120° 54' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 236.0 meters or 774.2 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 Adams are Laoag, Batac, Vigan, Tabuk, Tuguegarao, and Candon. The nearest municipalities are Dumalneg, Santa Praxedes, Pagudpud, Bangui, Claveria, and Calanasan. Its distance from the national capital is 428.43 kilometers (266.21 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 428.43 kilometers (266.21 miles) to the South (S1°E)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 1,792, ranked 1,609 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 61.51 square kilometers, ranked 698 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 11 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,600 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 0.07%, ranked 1,411 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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