Agoo, Province of La Union

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionIlocos Region (Region I)
ProvinceLa Union
Barangay count49
Postal code2504
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesLingayen Gulf [South China Sea]
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Area (2007)52.84 km2 (20.40 sq mi)
Population (2015)63,692
Density (2015)1,205 / km2 (3,122 / sq mi)
Coordinates16° 19' North, 120° 22' East (16.3223, 120.3660)
Estimated elevation above sea level17.4 meters (57.2 feet)

Agoo is a coastal municipality in the province of La Union.

The municipality has a land area of 52.84 square kilometers or 20.40 square miles which constitutes 3.53% of La Union's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 63,692. This represented 8.10% of the total population of La Union province, or 1.27% of the overall population of the Ilocos Region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 1,205 inhabitants per square kilometer or 3,122 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Agoo has 49 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)
Ambitacay1.27%8067892.15%0.41%
Balawarte2.75%1,7541,55013.16%2.38%
Capas1.68%1,07094113.71%2.48%
Consolacion2.61%1,6611,662-0.06%-0.01%
Macalva Central1.04%6626157.64%1.41%
Macalva Norte1.79%1,1381,0953.93%0.74%
Macalva Sur2.24%1,4291,3327.28%1.35%
Nazareno3.24%2,0611,8749.98%1.83%
Purok1.03%6546176.00%1.12%
San Agustin East3.75%2,3872,3222.80%0.53%
San Agustin Norte2.07%1,3191,2406.37%1.18%
San Agustin Sur1.86%1,1861,210-1.98%-0.38%
San Antonino1.58%1,0091,0020.70%0.13%
San Antonio3.72%2,3722,2097.38%1.36%
San Francisco1.64%1,0441,0261.75%0.33%
San Isidro3.27%2,0821,8959.87%1.81%
San Joaquin Norte2.24%1,4241,27012.13%2.20%
San Joaquin Sur2.32%1,4801,4363.06%0.58%
San Jose Norte1.29%8207874.19%0.79%
San Jose Sur2.82%1,7961,6677.74%1.43%
San Juan1.78%1,1311,1260.44%0.08%
San Julian Central0.97%6196130.98%0.19%
San Julian East1.76%1,1211,0962.28%0.43%
San Julian Norte1.17%7447390.68%0.13%
San Julian West3.01%1,9141,7956.63%1.23%
San Manuel Norte3.19%2,0311,9603.62%0.68%
San Manuel Sur1.37%8738374.30%0.81%
San Marcos3.25%2,0721,84912.06%2.19%
San Miguel2.48%1,5771,5134.23%0.79%
San Nicolas Central1.85%1,1771,02015.39%2.76%
San Nicolas East1.29%8217696.76%1.25%
San Nicolas Norte1.08%689717-3.91%-0.76%
San Nicolas Sur0.76%485535-9.35%-1.85%
San Nicolas West4.25%2,7102,38213.77%2.49%
San Pedro1.74%1,1061,0891.56%0.30%
San Roque East1.24%787793-0.76%-0.14%
San Roque West2.28%1,4551,4381.18%0.22%
San Vicente Norte1.71%1,0921,0523.80%0.71%
San Vicente Sur1.74%1,1081,0862.03%0.38%
Santa Ana3.04%1,9361,8604.09%0.77%
Santa Barbara2.99%1,9071,8871.06%0.20%
Santa Fe1.26%804845-4.85%-0.94%
Santa Maria1.52%971975-0.41%-0.08%
Santa Monica1.61%1,0269953.12%0.59%
Santa Rita2.40%1,5291,546-1.10%-0.21%
Santa Rita East1.22%7777552.91%0.55%
Santa Rita Norte1.82%1,1581,02013.53%2.45%
Santa Rita Sur1.69%1,0741,088-1.29%-0.25%
Santa Rita West1.33%84467724.67%4.29%
Agoo Total63,69260,5965.11%0.95%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Agoo for the fiscal year of 2016 was 290,349,994.15.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
2009114,377,149.77
2010153,341,632.2234.07%
2011153,553,129.200.14%
2012162,946,023.376.12%
2013170,604,536.064.70%
2014209,932,666.7323.05%
2015216,599,998.373.18%
2016290,349,994.1534.05%

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 Agoo is 5 to 9, with 6,510 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 656 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 11,285
1 to 45,158
5 to 96,510
10 to 146,225
15 to 196,263
20 to 245,708
25 to 295,220
30 to 344,806
35 to 394,263
40 to 443,590
45 to 493,330
50 to 542,930
55 to 592,536
60 to 642,052
65 to 691,583
70 to 74850
75 to 79656
80 and over727
Total63,692

Historical population

The population of Agoo grew from 21,093 in 1960 to 63,692 in 2015, an increase of 42,599 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.95%, or an increase of 3,096 people, from the previous population of 60,596 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
21,093
28,6963.06%
32,4502.50%
34,8491.44%
42,6982.05%
47,7212.11%
51,9231.83%
57,9521.53%
60,5961.64%
63,6920.95%

Location

The municipal center of Agoo is situated at approximately 16° 19' North, 120° 22' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 17.4 meters or 57.2 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 Agoo are Baguio, Dagupan, San Fernando, San Carlos, Urdaneta, and Alaminos. The nearest municipalities are Santo Tomas, Tubao, Aringay, Pugo, Caba, and Rosario. Its distance from the national capital is 202.63 kilometers (125.91 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 202.63 kilometers (125.91 miles) to the South‑Southeast (S19°E)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 63,692, ranked 352 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 20.40 square kilometers, ranked 1,342 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 1,205 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 129 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 0.95%, ranked 1,175 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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