Maconacon, Province of Isabela

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionCagayan Valley (Region II)
ProvinceIsabela
Barangay count10
Postal code3333
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesPhilippine Sea
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Area (2007)538.66 km2 (207.98 sq mi)
Population (2015)4,253
Density (2015)8 / km2 (20 / sq mi)
Coordinates17° 23' North, 122° 14' East (17.3893, 122.2398)
Estimated elevation above sea level6.6 meters (21.7 feet)

Maconacon is a coastal municipality in the province of Isabela.

The municipality has a land area of 538.66 square kilometers or 207.98 square miles which constitutes 4.34% of Isabela's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 4,253. This represented 0.27% of the total population of Isabela province, or 0.12% of the overall population of the Cagayan Valley region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 8 inhabitants per square kilometer or 20 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Maconacon has 10 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)
Aplaya7.95%33817197.66%13.85%
Canadam5.34%22716240.12%6.63%
Diana3.88%165300-45.00%-10.76%
Eleonor5.74%2442420.83%0.16%
Fely19.12%8137528.11%1.50%
Lita6.87%2922823.55%0.67%
Malasin13.12%5585207.31%1.35%
Minanga12.58%5354909.18%1.69%
Reina Mercedes15.19%64644844.20%7.22%
Santa Marina10.23%43524875.40%11.29%
Maconacon Total4,2533,61517.65%3.14%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Maconacon for the fiscal year of 2016 was 96,921,374.12.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200941,521,166.63
201058,653,687.0741.26%
201163,351,204.848.01%
2012
201317,016,026.93
201476,901,415.77351.94%
201587,637,744.8713.96%
201696,921,374.1210.59%

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 Maconacon is 20 to 24, with 480 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 38 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 173
1 to 4355
5 to 9451
10 to 14453
15 to 19435
20 to 24480
25 to 29328
30 to 34271
35 to 39266
40 to 44226
45 to 49212
50 to 54220
55 to 59148
60 to 64115
65 to 6981
70 to 7461
75 to 7940
80 and over38
Total4,253

Historical population

The population of Maconacon grew from 1,390 in 1970 to 4,253 in 2015, an increase of 2,863 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 3.14%, or an increase of 638 people, from the previous population of 3,615 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1,390
2,43311.89%
4,52113.19%
7,2594.85%
5,895-3.82%
3,721-9.39%
3,9910.97%
3,615-3.54%
4,2533.14%

Location

The municipal center of Maconacon is situated at approximately 17° 23' North, 122° 14' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 6.6 meters or 21.7 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 Maconacon are Ilagan, Tuguegarao, Cauayan, Tabuk, Santiago, and Candon. The nearest municipalities are Divilacan, Palanan, Tumauini, San Pablo, San Mariano, and Delfin Albano. Its distance from the national capital is 337.78 kilometers (209.89 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 337.78 kilometers (209.89 miles) to the South‑Southwest (S24°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 4,253, ranked 1,582 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 207.98 square kilometers, ranked 123 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 8 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,590 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 3.14%, ranked 965 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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