Sanchez-Mira, Province of Cagayan

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionCagayan Valley (Region II)
ProvinceCagayan
Barangay count18
Postal code3518
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesBabuyan Channel [South China Sea]
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Area (2007)198.80 km2 (76.76 sq mi)
Population (2015)24,541
Density (2015)123 / km2 (320 / sq mi)
Coordinates18° 34' North, 121° 14' East (18.5591, 121.2347)
Estimated elevation above sea level8.4 meters (27.6 feet)

Sanchez-Mira is a coastal municipality in the province of Cagayan.

The municipality has a land area of 198.80 square kilometers or 76.76 square miles which constitutes 2.14% of Cagayan's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 24,541. This represented 2.05% of the total population of Cagayan province, or 0.71% of the overall population of the Cagayan Valley region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 123 inhabitants per square kilometer or 320 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Sanchez-Mira has 18 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)
Bangan7.90%1,9381,8673.80%0.71%
Callungan7.07%1,7341,7101.40%0.27%
Centro I10.03%2,4622,4371.03%0.19%
Centro II9.51%2,3332,07912.22%2.22%
Dacal3.03%743758-1.98%-0.38%
Dagueray2.96%727737-1.36%-0.26%
Dammang3.24%7967565.29%0.99%
Kittag1.01%24721813.30%2.41%
Langagan8.81%2,1622,0455.72%1.06%
Magacan3.47%8518114.93%0.92%
Marzan3.63%89178713.21%2.39%
Masisit6.98%1,7121,6782.03%0.38%
Nagrangtayan3.25%798889-10.24%-2.04%
Namuac13.74%3,3723,1307.73%1.43%
San Andres5.17%1,2691,2620.55%0.11%
Santiago1.96%48024893.55%13.40%
Santor4.04%9929029.98%1.83%
Tokitok4.21%1,0349439.65%1.77%
Sanchez-Mira Total24,54123,2575.52%1.03%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Sanchez-Mira for the fiscal year of 2016 was 93,727,511.13.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200952,983,428.94
201058,148,221.569.75%
201163,120,338.628.55%
201262,035,446.97-1.72%
201366,730,019.947.57%
201474,845,098.9512.16%
201584,798,419.9413.30%
201693,727,511.1310.53%

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 Sanchez-Mira is 10 to 14, with 2,386 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 396 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1460
1 to 41,838
5 to 92,341
10 to 142,386
15 to 192,314
20 to 242,053
25 to 291,765
30 to 341,664
35 to 391,701
40 to 441,596
45 to 491,404
50 to 541,214
55 to 59973
60 to 64819
65 to 69689
70 to 74520
75 to 79408
80 and over396
Total24,541

Historical population

The population of Sanchez-Mira grew from 12,315 in 1960 to 24,541 in 2015, an increase of 12,226 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.03%, or an increase of 1,284 people, from the previous population of 23,257 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
12,315
16,1822.71%
17,6961.81%
18,1850.55%
17,873-0.17%
18,9041.06%
21,4752.77%
23,0440.98%
23,2570.34%
24,5411.03%

Location

The municipal center of Sanchez-Mira is situated at approximately 18° 34' North, 121° 14' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 8.4 meters or 27.6 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 Sanchez-Mira are Laoag, Batac, Tuguegarao, Tabuk, Vigan, and Ilagan. The nearest municipalities are Pamplona, Claveria, Santa Praxedes, Abulug, Luna, and Ballesteros. Its distance from the national capital is 440.01 kilometers (273.41 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 440.01 kilometers (273.41 miles) to the South (S4°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 24,541, ranked 1,107 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 76.76 square kilometers, ranked 551 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 123 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,243 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.03%, ranked 1,377 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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