Santa Maria, Province of Pangasinan

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionIlocos Region (Region I)
ProvincePangasinan
Barangay count23
Postal code2440
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Area (2007)69.50 km2 (26.83 sq mi)
Population (2015)33,038
Density (2015)475 / km2 (1,231 / sq mi)
Coordinates15° 59' North, 120° 42' East (15.9792, 120.7003)
Estimated elevation above sea level48.0 meters (157.5 feet)

Santa Maria is a landlocked municipality in the coastal province of Pangasinan.

The municipality has a land area of 69.50 square kilometers or 26.83 square miles which constitutes 1.27% of Pangasinan's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 33,038. This represented 1.12% of the total population of Pangasinan province, or 0.66% of the overall population of the Ilocos Region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 475 inhabitants per square kilometer or 1,231 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Santa Maria has 23 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)
Bal‑loy1.94%641648-1.08%-0.21%
Bantog3.61%1,1931,1543.38%0.63%
Caboluan2.25%7436878.15%1.50%
Cal‑litang6.90%2,2812,0839.51%1.74%
Capandanan3.01%99685716.22%2.90%
Cauplasan2.81%927972-4.63%-0.90%
Dalayap3.59%1,1871,0928.70%1.60%
Libsong3.19%1,0551,0213.33%0.63%
Namagbagan6.22%2,0541,8699.90%1.81%
Paitan6.30%2,0831,9208.49%1.56%
Pataquid2.67%883962-8.21%-1.62%
Pilar5.60%1,8511,7227.49%1.38%
Poblacion East3.18%1,0511,0054.58%0.86%
Poblacion West3.62%1,1971,267-5.52%-1.08%
Pugot0.80%264302-12.58%-2.53%
Samon7.36%2,4302,2279.12%1.67%
San Alejandro6.29%2,0792,0153.18%0.60%
San Mariano2.66%8781,021-14.01%-2.83%
San Pablo4.07%1,3431,3271.21%0.23%
San Patricio3.29%1,08891518.91%3.35%
San Vicente11.37%3,7553,38410.96%2.00%
Santa Cruz2.93%9679620.52%0.10%
Santa Rosa6.33%2,0921,67924.60%4.28%
Santa Maria Total33,03831,0916.26%1.16%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Santa Maria for the fiscal year of 2016 was 83,358,047.58.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200947,281,767.58
2010158,086,522.04234.35%
201155,615,839.84-64.82%
201257,053,297.832.58%
201359,275,136.103.89%
201466,014,818.7311.37%
201580,370,117.8721.75%
201683,358,047.583.72%

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 Santa Maria is 5 to 9, with 3,403 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 380 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1605
1 to 42,775
5 to 93,403
10 to 143,252
15 to 193,034
20 to 242,855
25 to 292,661
30 to 342,241
35 to 392,103
40 to 441,995
45 to 491,884
50 to 541,608
55 to 591,414
60 to 64985
65 to 69813
70 to 74576
75 to 79380
80 and over454
Total33,038

Historical population

The population of Santa Maria grew from 14,230 in 1960 to 33,038 in 2015, an increase of 18,808 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.16%, or an increase of 1,947 people, from the previous population of 31,091 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
14,230
16,2961.33%
18,7662.87%
19,0180.27%
23,7932.27%
25,2781.14%
27,8602.11%
30,7211.36%
31,0910.44%
33,0381.16%

Location

The municipal center of Santa Maria is situated at approximately 15° 59' North, 120° 42' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 48.0 meters or 157.5 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 Santa Maria are Urdaneta, Muñoz, San Jose, San Carlos, Dagupan, and Baguio. The nearest municipalities are Asingan, Tayug, Balungao, San Manuel, San Nicolas, and Rosales. Its distance from the national capital is 156.56 kilometers (97.28 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 156.56 kilometers (97.28 miles) to the South (S11°E)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 33,038, ranked 789 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 26.83 square kilometers, ranked 1,192 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 475 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 380 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.16%, ranked 83 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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