Roxas, Province of Isabela

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionCagayan Valley (Region II)
ProvinceIsabela
Barangay count26
Postal code3320
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Area (2007)184.80 km2 (71.35 sq mi)
Population (2015)61,773
Density (2015)334 / km2 (866 / sq mi)
Coordinates17° 7' North, 121° 37' East (17.1218, 121.6198)
Estimated elevation above sea level64.5 meters (211.7 feet)

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

The municipality has a land area of 184.80 square kilometers or 71.35 square miles which constitutes 1.49% of Isabela's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 61,773. This represented 3.88% of the total population of Isabela province, or 1.79% of the overall population of the Cagayan Valley region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 334 inhabitants per square kilometer or 866 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Roxas 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)
Anao1.35%83374711.51%2.10%
Bantug9.44%5,8345,8110.40%0.08%
Doña Concha1.07%66158313.38%2.42%
Imbiao2.63%1,6271,5177.25%1.34%
Lanting1.93%1,1951,1216.60%1.22%
Lucban1.31%811836-2.99%-0.58%
Luna2.70%1,6661,6322.08%0.39%
Marcos2.32%1,4311,25314.21%2.56%
Masigun1.39%85873117.37%3.10%
Matusalem3.79%2,3422,02115.88%2.85%
Muñoz East3.36%2,0771,9735.27%0.98%
Muñoz West5.87%3,6233,4634.62%0.86%
Quiling2.34%1,4431,3566.42%1.19%
Rang‑ayan2.08%1,2831,12514.04%2.53%
Rizal9.76%6,0265,5029.52%1.75%
San Antonio5.59%3,4543,542-2.48%-0.48%
San Jose2.34%1,4481,3963.72%0.70%
San Luis2.27%1,4011,3513.70%0.69%
San Pedro2.10%1,3001,2236.30%1.17%
San Placido5.05%3,1212,29535.99%6.03%
San Rafael5.98%3,6943,26113.28%2.40%
Simimbaan5.04%3,1142,9515.52%1.03%
Sinamar2.65%1,6401,702-3.64%-0.70%
Sotero Nuesa9.94%6,1395,34014.96%2.69%
Villa Concepcion1.95%1,2061,1128.45%1.56%
Vira5.74%3,5463,855-8.02%-1.58%
Roxas Total61,77357,6997.06%1.31%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Roxas for the fiscal year of 2016 was 178,234,653.90.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200991,929,184.53
2010115,078,661.9025.18%
2011108,482,204.93-5.73%
2012101,777,947.00-6.18%
2013126,406,836.2724.20%
2014137,956,991.189.14%
2015154,421,594.6611.93%
2016178,234,653.9015.42%

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 Roxas is 5 to 9, with 6,376 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 526 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 11,295
1 to 45,072
5 to 96,376
10 to 146,020
15 to 195,505
20 to 245,449
25 to 295,122
30 to 344,501
35 to 394,498
40 to 443,919
45 to 493,611
50 to 542,943
55 to 592,482
60 to 641,843
65 to 691,275
70 to 74746
75 to 79590
80 and over526
Total61,773

Historical population

The population of Roxas grew from 17,959 in 1960 to 61,773 in 2015, an increase of 43,814 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.31%, or an increase of 4,074 people, from the previous population of 57,699 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
17,959
22,9972.45%
28,6964.54%
33,0452.86%
40,2301.99%
45,1872.20%
48,9291.72%
53,4611.23%
57,6992.82%
61,7731.31%

Location

The municipal center of Roxas is situated at approximately 17° 7' North, 121° 37' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 64.5 meters or 211.7 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 Roxas are Cauayan, Ilagan, Tabuk, Santiago, Tuguegarao, and Candon. The nearest municipalities are Mallig, Burgos, San Manuel, Quirino, Aurora, and Cabatuan. Its distance from the national capital is 288.36 kilometers (179.18 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 288.36 kilometers (179.18 miles) to the South‑Southwest (S14°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 61,773, ranked 370 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 71.35 square kilometers, ranked 589 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 334 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 580 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.31%, ranked 982 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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