Cordon, Province of Isabela

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionCagayan Valley (Region II)
ProvinceIsabela
Barangay count26
Postal code3312
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Area (2007)144.00 km2 (55.60 sq mi)
Population (2015)42,926
Density (2015)298 / km2 (772 / sq mi)
Coordinates16° 40' North, 121° 28' East (16.6739, 121.4662)
Estimated elevation above sea level117.9 meters (386.8 feet)

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

The municipality has a land area of 144.00 square kilometers or 55.60 square miles which constitutes 1.16% of Isabela's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 42,926. This represented 2.69% of the total population of Isabela province, or 1.24% of the overall population of the Cagayan Valley region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 298 inhabitants per square kilometer or 772 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Cordon has 26 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)
Aguinaldo2.12%9091,081-15.91%-3.25%
Anonang3.94%1,6921,42718.57%3.30%
Calimaturod0.92%3933813.15%0.59%
Camarao2.19%938954-1.68%-0.32%
Capirpiriwan8.79%3,7753,4379.83%1.80%
Caquilingan6.07%2,6042,4177.74%1.43%
Dallao4.92%2,1111,78718.13%3.22%
Gayong5.39%2,3152,2393.39%0.64%
Laurel2.58%1,1091,0683.84%0.72%
Magsaysay1.20%514577-10.92%-2.18%
Malapat4.82%2,0712,0053.29%0.62%
Osmena2.54%1,09195214.60%2.63%
Quezon2.15%921940-2.02%-0.39%
Quirino5.04%2,1642,364-8.46%-1.67%
Rizaluna6.16%2,6462,792-5.23%-1.02%
Roxas Poblacion2.19%941960-1.98%-0.38%
Sagat4.22%1,8131,47423.00%4.02%
San Juan1.56%6696621.06%0.20%
Taliktik3.73%1,6001,5264.85%0.91%
Tanggal2.39%1,02779928.54%4.90%
Tarinsing3.37%1,4481,3814.85%0.91%
Turod Norte2.87%1,2301,2190.90%0.17%
Turod Sur8.88%3,8113,6973.08%0.58%
Villamarzo4.39%1,8851,7686.62%1.23%
Villamiemban1.84%7887317.80%1.44%
Wigan5.73%2,4612,2399.92%1.82%
Cordon Total42,92640,8775.01%0.94%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Cordon for the fiscal year of 2016 was 120,049,846.62.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200979,628,337.35
201067,630,841.49-15.07%
201182,590,135.3922.12%
201279,839,263.50-3.33%
201388,023,412.7210.25%
201497,495,299.0810.76%
2015108,628,165.7411.42%
2016120,049,846.6210.51%

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 Cordon is 5 to 9, with 4,575 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 368 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1915
1 to 43,716
5 to 94,575
10 to 144,174
15 to 194,014
20 to 243,888
25 to 293,482
30 to 343,160
35 to 392,911
40 to 442,584
45 to 492,358
50 to 542,091
55 to 591,747
60 to 641,315
65 to 69806
70 to 74448
75 to 79374
80 and over368
Total42,926

Historical population

The population of Cordon grew from 9,097 in 1960 to 42,926 in 2015, an increase of 33,829 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.94%, or an increase of 2,049 people, from the previous population of 40,877 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
9,097
12,9723.53%
15,0593.04%
20,9946.87%
27,5442.75%
30,4611.90%
35,5193.35%
38,1390.99%
40,8772.56%
42,9260.94%

Location

The municipal center of Cordon is situated at approximately 16° 40' North, 121° 28' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 117.9 meters or 386.8 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 Cordon are Santiago, Cauayan, Ilagan, Tabuk, Baguio, and Tuguegarao. The nearest municipalities are Diffun, Diadi, Ramon, Saguday, Cabarroguis, and San Isidro. Its distance from the national capital is 236.35 kilometers (146.86 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

  • Santiago, Isabela, 8.50 kilometers (5.28 miles) to the East (N80°E)
  • Cauayan, Isabela, 43.08 kilometers (26.77 miles) to the Northeast (N48°E)
  • Ilagan, Isabela, 68.83 kilometers (42.77 miles) to the Northeast (N41°E)
  • Tabuk, Kalinga, 81.90 kilometers (50.89 miles) to the North (N2°W)
  • Baguio, 97.58 kilometers (60.63 miles) to the West‑Southwest (S73°W)
  • Tuguegarao, Cagayan, 107.68 kilometers (66.91 miles) to the North‑Northeast (N15°E)

Distance from Manila: 236.35 kilometers (146.86 miles) to the South‑Southwest (S13°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 42,926, ranked 603 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 55.60 square kilometers, ranked 755 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 298 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 653 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 0.94%, ranked 897 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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