Jones, Province of Isabela

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionCagayan Valley (Region II)
ProvinceIsabela
Barangay count42
Postal code3313
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Area (2007)670.14 km2 (258.74 sq mi)
Population (2015)45,666
Density (2015)68 / km2 (176 / sq mi)
Coordinates16° 34' North, 121° 42' East (16.5593, 121.7036)
Estimated elevation above sea level99.1 meters (325.0 feet)

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

The municipality has a land area of 670.14 square kilometers or 258.74 square miles which constitutes 5.40% of Isabela's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 45,666. This represented 2.87% of the total population of Isabela province, or 1.32% of the overall population of the Cagayan Valley region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 68 inhabitants per square kilometer or 176 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Jones has 42 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)
Abulan2.25%1,02681026.67%4.60%
Addalam1.18%5415174.64%0.87%
Arubub0.99%454469-3.20%-0.62%
Bannawag1.32%6045813.96%0.74%
Bantay0.60%274277-1.08%-0.21%
Barangay I5.03%2,2962,2014.32%0.81%
Barangay II7.32%3,3453,1855.02%0.94%
Barangcuag1.11%509547-6.95%-1.36%
Dalibubon2.30%1,0499727.92%1.46%
Daligan1.86%851869-2.07%-0.40%
Diarao3.70%1,6901,703-0.76%-0.15%
Dibuluan4.63%2,1142,367-10.69%-2.13%
Dicamay I2.89%1,3181,2584.77%0.89%
Dicamay II3.23%1,4771,4025.35%1.00%
Dipangit1.23%5635355.23%0.98%
Disimpit1.23%56149812.65%2.29%
Divinan1.68%765795-3.77%-0.73%
Dumawing2.47%1,1261,0546.83%1.27%
Fugu2.93%1,3391,2923.64%0.68%
Lacab1.48%67861210.78%1.97%
Linamanan1.92%87573319.37%3.43%
Linomot4.15%1,8932,129-11.09%-2.21%
Malannit2.21%1,0109298.72%1.60%
Minuri5.70%2,6012,4954.25%0.80%
Namnama1.85%8477926.94%1.29%
Napaliong3.62%1,6521,6132.42%0.46%
Palagao1.16%5315280.57%0.11%
Papan Este1.61%7367231.80%0.34%
Papan Weste0.76%3493392.95%0.56%
Payac3.12%1,4271,27611.83%2.15%
Pongpongan1.08%49544910.24%1.87%
San Antonio1.64%7496908.55%1.57%
San Isidro2.51%1,1451,190-3.78%-0.73%
San Jose0.97%4414312.32%0.44%
San Roque0.51%2352302.17%0.41%
San Sebastian1.92%8788187.33%1.36%
San Vicente5.06%2,3092,2223.92%0.73%
Santa Isabel1.26%5765289.09%1.67%
Santo Domingo3.12%1,4271,431-0.28%-0.05%
Tupax1.29%58853310.32%1.89%
Usol3.78%1,7251,6633.73%0.70%
Villa Bello1.31%59753212.22%2.22%
Jones Total45,66644,2183.27%0.62%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Jones for the fiscal year of 2016 was 214,019,404.38.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
2009106,420,365.20
2010114,077,009.897.19%
2011124,743,220.239.35%
2012127,689,493.192.36%
2013138,306,097.548.31%
2014155,563,287.5212.48%
2015189,893,245.0522.07%
2016214,019,404.3812.71%

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 Jones is 15 to 19, with 4,324 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 581 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1823
1 to 43,366
5 to 94,195
10 to 144,144
15 to 194,324
20 to 244,185
25 to 293,641
30 to 343,225
35 to 393,016
40 to 442,931
45 to 492,692
50 to 542,414
55 to 592,061
60 to 641,587
65 to 691,147
70 to 74752
75 to 79582
80 and over581
Total45,666

Historical population

The population of Jones grew from 17,334 in 1960 to 45,666 in 2015, an increase of 28,332 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.62%, or an increase of 1,448 people, from the previous population of 44,218 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
17,334
25,6573.91%
26,3800.56%
28,8281.79%
34,3731.78%
34,6690.16%
39,0012.56%
41,2370.77%
44,2182.57%
45,6660.62%

Location

The municipal center of Jones is situated at approximately 16° 34' North, 121° 42' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 99.1 meters or 325.0 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 Jones are Santiago, Cauayan, Ilagan, Tabuk, San Jose, and Tuguegarao. The nearest municipalities are San Agustin, Aglipay, Saguday, Echague, Cabarroguis, and San Isidro. Its distance from the national capital is 231.26 kilometers (143.70 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 231.26 kilometers (143.70 miles) to the South‑Southwest (S20°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 45,666, ranked 564 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 258.74 square kilometers, ranked 75 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 68 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,430 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 0.62%, ranked 1,331 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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