Quezon, Province of Isabela

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionCagayan Valley (Region II)
ProvinceIsabela
Barangay count15
Postal code3324
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Area (2007)189.90 km2 (73.32 sq mi)
Population (2015)25,860
Density (2015)136 / km2 (353 / sq mi)
Coordinates17° 19' North, 121° 36' East (17.3114, 121.6059)
Estimated elevation above sea level112.0 meters (367.5 feet)

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

The municipality has a land area of 189.90 square kilometers or 73.32 square miles which constitutes 1.53% of Isabela's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 25,860. This represented 1.62% of the total population of Isabela province, or 0.75% of the overall population of the Cagayan Valley region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 136 inhabitants per square kilometer or 353 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Quezon has 15 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)
Abut9.93%2,5682,5251.70%0.32%
Alunan5.44%1,4061,2978.40%1.55%
Arellano11.13%2,8772,7793.53%0.66%
Aurora1.72%4444195.97%1.11%
Barucboc Norte12.77%3,3033,2152.74%0.52%
Calangigan2.82%7297191.39%0.26%
Dunmon2.34%60651118.59%3.30%
Estrada2.90%7517036.83%1.27%
Lepanto6.28%1,6241,5802.78%0.52%
Mangga3.18%8227983.01%0.57%
Minagbag12.86%3,3263,0708.34%1.54%
Samonte7.21%1,8651,7327.68%1.42%
San Juan5.54%1,4321,3228.32%1.53%
Santos12.34%3,1923,0026.33%1.18%
Turod3.54%9158507.65%1.41%
Quezon Total25,86024,5225.46%1.02%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Quezon for the fiscal year of 2016 was 104,950,366.31.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
2009
201056,159,376.57
201158,975,356.315.01%
201264,388,279.349.18%
201374,940,110.3816.39%
201482,030,883.229.46%
201593,085,169.4213.48%
2016104,950,366.3112.75%

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 Quezon is 5 to 9, with 2,921 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 186 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1624
1 to 42,278
5 to 92,921
10 to 142,626
15 to 192,375
20 to 242,297
25 to 292,186
30 to 341,785
35 to 391,743
40 to 441,522
45 to 491,378
50 to 541,216
55 to 59985
60 to 64722
65 to 69464
70 to 74318
75 to 79234
80 and over186
Total25,860

Historical population

The population of Quezon grew from 5,797 in 1960 to 25,860 in 2015, an increase of 20,063 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.02%, or an increase of 1,338 people, from the previous population of 24,522 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
5,797
7,2712.24%
8,2252.50%
9,8203.61%
16,2805.19%
17,6171.49%
20,0902.86%
22,0501.29%
24,5223.94%
25,8601.02%

Location

The municipal center of Quezon is situated at approximately 17° 19' North, 121° 36' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 112.0 meters or 367.5 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 Quezon are Tabuk, Tuguegarao, Ilagan, Cauayan, Santiago, and Candon. The nearest municipalities are Mallig, Delfin Albano, Santo Tomas, Rizal, Roxas, and Cabagan. Its distance from the national capital is 308.45 kilometers (191.66 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 308.45 kilometers (191.66 miles) to the South‑Southwest (S13°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 25,860, ranked 1,032 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 73.32 square kilometers, ranked 568 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 136 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,176 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.02%, ranked 314 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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