Allacapan, Province of Cagayan

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionCagayan Valley (Region II)
ProvinceCagayan
Barangay count27
Postal code3523
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Area (2007)306.80 km2 (118.46 sq mi)
Population (2015)33,571
Density (2015)109 / km2 (283 / sq mi)
Coordinates18° 14' North, 121° 33' East (18.2259, 121.5545)
Estimated elevation above sea level8.9 meters (29.1 feet)

Allacapan is a landlocked municipality in the coastal province of Cagayan.

The municipality has a land area of 306.80 square kilometers or 118.46 square miles which constitutes 3.30% of Cagayan's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 33,571. This represented 2.80% of the total population of Cagayan province, or 0.97% of the overall population of the Cagayan Valley region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 109 inhabitants per square kilometer or 283 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Allacapan has 27 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)
Bessang3.70%1,2431,1835.07%0.95%
Binobongan2.03%68356620.67%3.64%
Bulo3.49%1,1711,1115.40%1.01%
Burot2.72%91481612.01%2.18%
Capagaran2.84%9559342.25%0.42%
Capalutan2.09%700882-20.63%-4.30%
Capanickian Norte3.74%1,2571,03920.98%3.69%
Capanickian Sur5.05%1,6961,6602.17%0.41%
Cataratan6.08%2,0402,328-12.37%-2.48%
Centro East4.97%1,6671,41817.56%3.13%
Centro West6.08%2,0401,78014.61%2.63%
Daan‑Ili5.07%1,7021,6354.10%0.77%
Dagupan4.23%1,4201,13025.66%4.45%
Dalayap1.78%59654010.37%1.90%
Gagaddangan0.59%1991971.02%0.19%
Iringan5.36%1,8011,7145.08%0.95%
Labben5.22%1,7541,7152.27%0.43%
Maluyo4.79%1,6071,619-0.74%-0.14%
Mapurao4.97%1,6691,5895.03%0.94%
Matucay7.19%2,4152,2646.67%1.24%
Nagattatan4.54%1,5231,35212.65%2.29%
Pacac2.53%8517897.86%1.45%
San Juan1.35%4544344.61%0.86%
Silangan1.74%58452611.03%2.01%
Tamboli2.59%86976713.30%2.41%
Tubel1.55%5224798.98%1.65%
Utan3.69%1,2391,1953.68%0.69%
Allacapan Total33,57131,6626.03%1.12%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Allacapan for the fiscal year of 2016 was 114,929,479.23.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200965,413,382.26
201070,162,580.687.26%
201174,183,838.045.73%
201271,926,554.79-3.04%
201381,496,293.9713.30%
201492,102,745.3013.01%
2015102,934,114.6411.76%
2016114,929,479.2311.65%

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 Allacapan is 5 to 9, with 3,825 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 322 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1657
1 to 43,012
5 to 93,825
10 to 143,438
15 to 193,183
20 to 242,940
25 to 292,541
30 to 342,484
35 to 392,228
40 to 441,930
45 to 491,666
50 to 541,627
55 to 591,330
60 to 641,026
65 to 69626
70 to 74401
75 to 79322
80 and over335
Total33,571

Historical population

The population of Allacapan grew from 7,112 in 1960 to 33,571 in 2015, an increase of 26,459 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.12%, or an increase of 1,909 people, from the previous population of 31,662 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
7,112
12,9466.03%
15,7524.02%
19,2734.12%
21,9161.29%
23,9971.71%
26,9602.53%
29,8211.40%
31,6622.20%
33,5711.12%

Location

The municipal center of Allacapan is situated at approximately 18° 14' North, 121° 33' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 8.9 meters or 29.1 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 Allacapan are Tuguegarao, Tabuk, Laoag, Batac, Ilagan, and Cauayan. The nearest municipalities are Lal-lo, Camalaniugan, Santa Marcela, Flora, Aparri, and Lasam. Its distance from the national capital is 406.95 kilometers (252.87 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

  • Lal-lo, Cagayan, 11.55 kilometers (7.18 miles) to the East‑Southeast (S76°E)
  • Camalaniugan, Cagayan, 13.80 kilometers (8.57 miles) to the East‑Northeast (N67°E)
  • Santa Marcela, Apayao, 14.39 kilometers (8.94 miles) to the West‑Northwest (N62°W)
  • Flora, Apayao, 14.39 kilometers (8.94 miles) to the West (S85°W)
  • Aparri, Cagayan, 16.95 kilometers (10.54 miles) to the North‑Northeast (N31°E)
  • Lasam, Cagayan, 18.54 kilometers (11.52 miles) to the South‑Southeast (S15°E)

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 406.95 kilometers (252.87 miles) to the South (S9°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 33,571, ranked 828 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 118.46 square kilometers, ranked 309 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 109 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,293 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.12%, ranked 443 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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