Alicia, Province of Isabela

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionCagayan Valley (Region II)
ProvinceIsabela
Barangay count34
Postal code3306
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Area (2007)154.10 km2 (59.50 sq mi)
Population (2015)71,504
Density (2015)464 / km2 (1,202 / sq mi)
Coordinates16° 47' North, 121° 42' East (16.7789, 121.6992)
Estimated elevation above sea level75.3 meters (247.0 feet)

Alicia is a landlocked municipality in the coastal province of Isabela.

The municipality has a land area of 154.10 square kilometers or 59.50 square miles which constitutes 1.24% of Isabela's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 71,504. This represented 4.49% of the total population of Isabela province, or 2.07% of the overall population of the Cagayan Valley region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 464 inhabitants per square kilometer or 1,202 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Alicia has 34 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)
Amistad2.50%1,7861,57313.54%2.45%
Antonino5.60%4,0073,9970.25%0.05%
Apanay1.86%1,3281,14615.88%2.85%
Aurora5.63%4,0293,46016.45%2.94%
Bagnos3.31%2,3642,2505.07%0.95%
Bagong Sikat1.12%803821-2.19%-0.42%
Bantug‑Petines3.09%2,2102,0199.46%1.74%
Bonifacio1.33%9538788.54%1.57%
Burgos3.47%2,4792,04121.46%3.77%
Calaocan5.59%3,9983,32520.24%3.57%
Callao2.88%2,0581,8849.24%1.70%
Dagupan1.67%1,1921,1672.14%0.40%
Inanama1.67%1,1911,1047.88%1.45%
Linglingay3.82%2,7342,28619.60%3.47%
M. H. del Pilar5.61%4,0143,7497.07%1.31%
Mabini2.80%2,0041,43939.26%6.51%
Magsaysay1.60%1,1441,332-14.11%-2.86%
Mataas na Kahoy1.18%84765030.31%5.17%
Paddad7.85%5,6165,03311.58%2.11%
Rizal5.80%4,1463,76010.27%1.88%
Rizaluna2.33%1,6691,5686.44%1.20%
Salvacion2.33%1,6641,5427.91%1.46%
San Antonio2.94%2,1002,0582.04%0.39%
San Fernando2.14%1,5301,37311.43%2.08%
San Francisco1.93%1,3831,22412.99%2.35%
San Juan2.49%1,7811,7044.52%0.85%
San Pablo1.42%1,0149942.01%0.38%
San Pedro3.08%2,2022,00010.10%1.85%
Santa Cruz2.86%2,0461,9932.66%0.50%
Santa Maria0.97%69657321.47%3.77%
Santo Domingo2.22%1,5891,39813.66%2.47%
Santo Tomas2.88%2,0601,8908.99%1.65%
Victoria2.54%1,8171,55017.23%3.07%
Zamora1.47%1,05090615.89%2.85%
Alicia Total71,50464,68710.54%1.93%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Alicia for the fiscal year of 2016 was 163,793,759.60.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200993,428,583.53
201098,315,853.775.23%
2011104,764,598.406.56%
2012103,688,220.18-1.03%
2013116,970,132.2912.81%
2014133,203,047.5013.88%
2015148,549,898.9211.52%
2016163,793,759.6010.26%

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 Alicia is 5 to 9, with 7,422 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 534 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 11,483
1 to 46,217
5 to 97,422
10 to 146,852
15 to 196,518
20 to 246,566
25 to 295,936
30 to 345,330
35 to 394,991
40 to 444,484
45 to 493,881
50 to 543,480
55 to 592,866
60 to 642,058
65 to 691,394
70 to 74877
75 to 79615
80 and over534
Total71,504

Historical population

The population of Alicia grew from 14,281 in 1960 to 71,504 in 2015, an increase of 57,223 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.93%, or an increase of 6,817 people, from the previous population of 64,687 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
14,281
24,2205.30%
28,9043.61%
36,6344.85%
47,6742.67%
52,6661.88%
57,1781.78%
61,4471.00%
64,6871.89%
71,5041.93%

Location

The municipal center of Alicia is situated at approximately 16° 47' North, 121° 42' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 75.3 meters or 247.0 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 Alicia are Cauayan, Santiago, Ilagan, Tabuk, Tuguegarao, and Baguio. The nearest municipalities are Angadanan, Echague, San Isidro, San Guillermo, San Mateo, and Ramon. Its distance from the national capital is 254.13 kilometers (157.91 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

  • Cauayan, Isabela, 18.64 kilometers (11.58 miles) to the North‑Northeast (N23°E)
  • Santiago, Isabela, 19.34 kilometers (12.02 miles) to the West‑Southwest (S58°W)
  • Ilagan, Isabela, 45.19 kilometers (28.08 miles) to the North‑Northeast (N26°E)
  • Tabuk, Kalinga, 75.31 kilometers (46.80 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N21°W)
  • Tuguegarao, Cagayan, 92.32 kilometers (57.37 miles) to the North (N2°E)
  • Baguio, 124.80 kilometers (77.55 miles) to the West‑Southwest (S71°W)

Distance from Manila: 254.13 kilometers (157.91 miles) to the South‑Southwest (S18°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 71,504, ranked 293 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 59.50 square kilometers, ranked 713 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 464 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 405 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.93%, ranked 1,479 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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