Marcos, Province of Ilocos Norte

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionIlocos Region (Region I)
ProvinceIlocos Norte
Barangay count13
Postal code2907
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Area (2007)72.77 km2 (28.10 sq mi)
Population (2015)17,777
Density (2015)244 / km2 (633 / sq mi)
Coordinates18° 3' North, 120° 41' East (18.0439, 120.6771)
Estimated elevation above sea level64.0 meters (209.8 feet)

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

The municipality has a land area of 72.77 square kilometers or 28.10 square miles which constitutes 2.10% of Ilocos Norte's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 17,777. This represented 3.00% of the total population of Ilocos Norte province, or 0.35% of the overall population of the Ilocos Region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 244 inhabitants per square kilometer or 633 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Marcos has 13 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)
Cacafean2.19%389399-2.51%-0.48%
Daquioag9.71%1,7261,6405.24%0.98%
Elizabeth7.25%1,2881,2651.82%0.34%
Escoda11.63%2,0681,9665.19%0.97%
Ferdinand5.32%9458767.88%1.45%
Fortuna6.34%1,1271,147-1.74%-0.33%
Imelda4.87%8658630.23%0.04%
Lydia12.77%2,2702,1336.42%1.19%
Mabuti6.31%1,1221,0318.83%1.62%
Pacifico9.87%1,7551,6943.60%0.68%
Santiago7.93%1,4101,3177.06%1.31%
Tabucbuc9.65%1,7161,6404.63%0.87%
Valdez6.17%1,0961,0138.19%1.51%
Marcos Total17,77716,9844.67%0.87%

Economy

The annual regular revenue of Marcos for the fiscal year of 2016 was 123,750,190.08.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200936,300,486.91
201050,280,595.7538.51%
201152,907,146.425.22%
201246,554,045.13-12.01%
201353,603,020.6115.14%
201448,614,739.92-9.31%
201571,270,537.7146.60%
2016123,750,190.0873.63%

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 Marcos is 5 to 9, with 1,799 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 238 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1345
1 to 41,370
5 to 91,799
10 to 141,687
15 to 191,604
20 to 241,485
25 to 291,427
30 to 341,415
35 to 391,178
40 to 441,008
45 to 49942
50 to 54869
55 to 59755
60 to 64582
65 to 69450
70 to 74332
75 to 79238
80 and over291
Total17,777

Historical population

The population of Marcos grew from 9,406 in 1970 to 17,777 in 2015, an increase of 8,371 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.87%, or an increase of 793 people, from the previous population of 16,984 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
9,406
9,8040.84%
10,3061.00%
12,9902.34%
13,6880.99%
15,1542.21%
16,7111.36%
16,9840.59%
17,7770.87%

Location

The municipal center of Marcos is situated at approximately 18° 3' North, 120° 41' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 64.0 meters or 209.8 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 Marcos are Batac, Laoag, Vigan, Candon, Tabuk, and Tuguegarao. The nearest municipalities are Dingras, Banna, Solsona, Sarrat, Piddig, and Nueva Era. Its distance from the national capital is 383.52 kilometers (238.31 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 383.52 kilometers (238.31 miles) to the South (S5°E)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 17,777, ranked 1,308 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 28.10 square kilometers, ranked 1,202 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 244 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 822 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 0.87%, ranked 576 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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