San Vicente, Province of Ilocos Sur

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionIlocos Region (Region I)
ProvinceIlocos Sur
Barangay count7
Postal code2726
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesSouth China Sea
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Area (2007)12.60 km2 (4.86 sq mi)
Population (2015)12,758
Density (2015)1,013 / km2 (2,625 / sq mi)
Coordinates17° 36' North, 120° 22' East (17.5941, 120.3729)
Estimated elevation above sea level9.1 meters (29.7 feet)

San Vicente is a coastal municipality in the province of Ilocos Sur.

The municipality has a land area of 12.60 square kilometers or 4.86 square miles which constitutes 0.49% of Ilocos Sur's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 12,758. This represented 1.85% of the total population of Ilocos Sur province, or 0.25% of the overall population of the Ilocos Region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 1,013 inhabitants per square kilometer or 2,625 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

San Vicente has 7 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)
Bantaoay13.86%1,7681,56612.90%2.34%
Bayubay Norte10.32%1,3171,18910.77%1.97%
Bayubay Sur13.21%1,6851,47314.39%2.59%
Lubong9.43%1,2031,1732.56%0.48%
Poblacion9.80%1,2501,2212.38%0.45%
Pudoc18.92%2,4142,2776.02%1.12%
San Sebastian24.46%3,1212,82110.63%1.94%
San Vicente Total12,75811,7208.86%1.63%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of San Vicente for the fiscal year of 2016 was 82,078,881.09.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200928,631,876.68
201056,380,061.9796.91%
201138,740,782.68-31.29%
201269,832,747.2180.26%
201355,478,797.86-20.55%
201437,302,630.48-32.76%
201542,356,927.3613.55%
201682,078,881.0993.78%

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 Vicente is 5 to 9, with 1,179 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 193 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1228
1 to 4927
5 to 91,179
10 to 141,129
15 to 191,034
20 to 241,117
25 to 291,029
30 to 341,006
35 to 39920
40 to 44803
45 to 49717
50 to 54630
55 to 59549
60 to 64437
65 to 69360
70 to 74251
75 to 79193
80 and over249
Total12,758

Historical population

The population of San Vicente grew from 7,094 in 1960 to 12,758 in 2015, an increase of 5,664 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.63%, or an increase of 1,038 people, from the previous population of 11,720 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
7,094
7,5390.60%
8,2991.95%
8,4880.45%
9,9891.64%
9,848-0.27%
10,8772.15%
11,9071.26%
11,720-0.57%
12,7581.63%

Location

The municipal center of San Vicente is situated at approximately 17° 36' North, 120° 22' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 9.1 meters or 29.7 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 San Vicente are Vigan, Candon, Batac, Laoag, San Fernando, and Tabuk. The nearest municipalities are Santa Catalina, Bantay, San Ildefonso, Caoayan, Santo Domingo, and Magsingal. Its distance from the national capital is 338.65 kilometers (210.43 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 338.65 kilometers (210.43 miles) to the South (S11°E)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 12,758, ranked 1,454 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 4.86 square kilometers, ranked 1,596 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 1,013 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 164 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.63%, ranked 471 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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