Cauayan, Province of Isabela

Summary data
Typecity (component)
Island groupLuzon
RegionCagayan Valley (Region II)
ProvinceIsabela
Barangay count65
Postal code3305
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Area (2007)336.40 km2 (129.88 sq mi)
Population (2015)129,523
Density (2015)385 / km2 (997 / sq mi)
Coordinates16° 56' North, 121° 46' East (16.9343, 121.7666)
Estimated elevation above sea level61.0 meters (200.1 feet)

Cauayan is a landlocked component city in the coastal province of Isabela.

The city has a land area of 336.40 square kilometers or 129.88 square miles which constitutes 2.71% of Isabela's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 129,523. This represented 8.13% of the total population of Isabela province, or 3.75% of the overall population of the Cagayan Valley region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 385 inhabitants per square kilometer or 997 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Cauayan has 65 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)
Alicaocao1.21%1,5641,4388.76%1.61%
Alinam0.90%1,1671,1481.66%0.31%
Amobocan0.89%1,1511,1311.77%0.33%
Andarayan0.33%4264064.93%0.92%
Baculod1.30%1,6791,5935.40%1.01%
Baringin Norte0.18%231237-2.53%-0.49%
Baringin Sur0.86%1,1181,0823.33%0.63%
Buena Suerte0.87%1,1261,1051.90%0.36%
Bugallon0.43%55349212.40%2.25%
Buyon0.97%1,2551,1588.38%1.54%
Cabaruan5.52%7,1505,38632.75%5.54%
Cabugao0.60%78267515.85%2.84%
Carabatan Bacareno0.19%24322010.45%1.91%
Carabatan Chica0.48%61754513.21%2.39%
Carabatan Grande0.22%291302-3.64%-0.70%
Carabatan Punta0.37%47541813.64%2.46%
Casalatan0.50%64456414.18%2.56%
Cassap Fuera0.09%111138-19.57%-4.06%
Catalina0.08%1061041.92%0.36%
Culalabat0.69%8988525.40%1.01%
Dabburab0.86%1,1171,1011.45%0.28%
De Vera0.63%822832-1.20%-0.23%
Dianao0.52%6756572.74%0.52%
Disimuray0.81%1,05289317.81%3.17%
District I8.23%10,66211,439-6.79%-1.33%
District II1.40%1,8172,622-30.70%-6.74%
District III4.22%5,4655,0917.35%1.36%
Duminit1.17%1,5141,30516.02%2.87%
Faustino1.11%1,4421,22118.10%3.22%
Gagabutan0.38%49241219.42%3.44%
Gappal2.02%2,6162,5193.85%0.72%
Guayabal0.98%1,2751,323-3.63%-0.70%
Labinab1.67%2,1611,83018.09%3.22%
Linglingay0.56%7246885.23%0.98%
Mabantad0.92%1,1921,1355.02%0.94%
Maligaya1.75%2,2732,1774.41%0.83%
Manaoag1.29%1,6662,114-21.19%-4.43%
Marabulig I3.08%3,9933,10828.47%4.89%
Marabulig II1.32%1,7131,45717.57%3.13%
Minante I4.85%6,2765,7678.83%1.62%
Minante II2.04%2,6422,4059.85%1.81%
Naganacan1.03%1,3381,3191.44%0.27%
Nagcampegan0.24%307345-11.01%-2.20%
Nagrumbuan2.85%3,6933,5892.90%0.55%
Nungnungan I1.54%1,9891,79111.06%2.02%
Nungnungan II0.73%9431,179-20.02%-4.16%
Pinoma2.78%3,6063,4305.13%0.96%
Rizal0.50%65057912.26%2.23%
Rogus1.18%1,5281,575-2.98%-0.58%
San Antonio2.31%2,9882,56316.58%2.96%
San Fermin8.38%10,85610,0707.81%1.44%
San Francisco1.79%2,3222,2672.43%0.46%
San Isidro0.86%1,1201,0863.13%0.59%
San Luis1.83%2,3672,2017.54%1.39%
San Pablo1.34%1,7361,6505.21%0.97%
Santa Luciana1.55%2,0131,73615.96%2.86%
Santa Maria0.70%9051,001-9.59%-1.90%
Sillawit2.23%2,8852,889-0.14%-0.03%
Sinippil0.24%30627511.27%2.05%
Tagaran3.30%4,2714,0156.38%1.18%
Turayong2.47%3,1983,0415.16%0.96%
Union1.09%1,4071,26211.49%2.09%
Villa Concepcion2.82%3,6473,24412.42%2.25%
Villa Luna1.44%1,8631,7208.31%1.53%
Villaflor0.32%409418-2.15%-0.41%
Cauayan Total129,523122,3355.88%1.09%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Cauayan for the fiscal year of 2016 was 725,724,086.10.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
2009439,797,725.51
2010477,058,720.978.47%
2011519,369,179.878.87%
2012473,669,816.03-8.80%
2013542,417,497.0014.51%
2014592,366,844.679.21%
2015684,726,430.4915.59%
2016725,724,086.105.99%

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 Cauayan is 5 to 9, with 13,555 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 777 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 12,519
1 to 410,984
5 to 913,555
10 to 1412,309
15 to 1912,590
20 to 2412,685
25 to 2911,420
30 to 349,665
35 to 399,195
40 to 447,864
45 to 496,918
50 to 545,933
55 to 594,732
60 to 643,689
65 to 692,349
70 to 741,378
75 to 79961
80 and over777
Total129,523

Historical population

The population of Cauayan grew from 25,744 in 1960 to 129,523 in 2015, an increase of 103,779 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.09%, or an increase of 7,188 people, from the previous population of 122,335 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
25,744
40,7324.59%
47,2353.02%
62,2245.66%
83,5913.00%
92,6771.95%
103,9522.49%
114,2541.31%
122,3352.52%
129,5231.09%

Location

The city center of Cauayan is situated at approximately 16° 56' North, 121° 46' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 61.0 meters or 200.1 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 Cauayan are Ilagan, Santiago, Tabuk, Tuguegarao, Baguio, and Candon. The nearest municipalities are Luna, Reina Mercedes, Cabatuan, Naguilian, Gamu, and Aurora. Its distance from the national capital is 272.70 kilometers (169.45 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

  • Ilagan, Isabela, 26.63 kilometers (16.55 miles) to the North‑Northeast (N29°E)
  • Santiago, Isabela, 36.14 kilometers (22.45 miles) to the Southwest (S41°W)
  • Tabuk, Kalinga, 63.18 kilometers (39.26 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N33°W)
  • Tuguegarao, Cagayan, 75.14 kilometers (46.69 miles) to the North (N3°W)
  • Baguio, 137.86 kilometers (85.66 miles) to the West‑Southwest (S65°W)
  • Candon, Ilocos Sur, 143.24 kilometers (89.01 miles) to the West‑Northwest (N78°W)

Distance from Manila: 272.70 kilometers (169.45 miles) to the South‑Southwest (S18°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 129,523, ranked 76 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 129.88 square kilometers, ranked 130 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 385 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 220 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.09%, ranked 835 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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