San Mateo, Province of Isabela

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionCagayan Valley (Region II)
ProvinceIsabela
Barangay count33
Postal code3318
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Area (2007)120.60 km2 (46.56 sq mi)
Population (2015)64,505
Density (2015)535 / km2 (1,385 / sq mi)
Coordinates16° 53' North, 121° 35' East (16.8812, 121.5878)
Estimated elevation above sea level83.1 meters (272.5 feet)

San Mateo is a landlocked municipality in the coastal province of Isabela.

The municipality has a land area of 120.60 square kilometers or 46.56 square miles which constitutes 0.97% of Isabela's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 64,505. This represented 4.05% of the total population of Isabela province, or 1.87% of the overall population of the Cagayan Valley region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 535 inhabitants per square kilometer or 1,385 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

San Mateo has 33 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)
Bacareña1.44%926955-3.04%-0.59%
Bagong Sikat3.66%2,3582,09212.72%2.31%
Barangay I2.87%1,8511,8082.38%0.45%
Barangay II3.12%2,0111,73615.84%2.84%
Barangay III3.41%2,1972,1860.50%0.10%
Barangay IV4.85%3,1302,9984.40%0.82%
Bella Luz2.19%1,4111,19318.27%3.25%
Dagupan2.02%1,3021,446-9.96%-1.98%
Daramuangan Norte3.03%1,9562,024-3.36%-0.65%
Daramuangan Sur2.29%1,4751,4551.37%0.26%
Estrella2.38%1,5381,624-5.30%-1.03%
Gaddanan3.58%2,3122,1417.99%1.47%
Malasin3.71%2,3932,12812.45%2.26%
Mapuroc1.06%6826406.56%1.22%
Marasat Grande1.95%1,2611,269-0.63%-0.12%
Marasat Pequeño3.12%2,0121,8747.36%1.36%
Old Centro I3.10%2,0021,9144.60%0.86%
Old Centro II1.59%1,02588915.30%2.75%
Salinungan East4.25%2,7422,5507.53%1.39%
Salinungan West8.45%5,4505,2663.49%0.66%
San Andres1.63%1,05387919.80%3.50%
San Antonio1.76%1,1371,1023.18%0.60%
San Ignacio1.66%1,0681,0283.89%0.73%
San Manuel2.68%1,7271,7081.11%0.21%
San Marcos2.51%1,6221,46910.42%1.90%
San Roque1.73%1,1151,123-0.71%-0.14%
Sinamar Norte7.05%4,5493,99813.78%2.49%
Sinamar Sur3.19%2,0561,9555.17%0.96%
Victoria7.66%4,9444,6406.55%1.22%
Villa Cruz2.06%1,3271,356-2.14%-0.41%
Villa Gamiao1.23%79369713.77%2.49%
Villa Magat1.64%1,05982228.83%4.94%
Villafuerte3.13%2,0211,82710.62%1.94%
San Mateo Total64,50560,7926.11%1.14%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of San Mateo for the fiscal year of 2016 was 172,810,160.91.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200990,203,846.87
201096,069,764.736.50%
2011104,903,468.829.20%
2012107,213,368.592.20%
2013116,758,467.198.90%
2014131,504,597.5612.63%
2015159,600,719.4421.37%
2016172,810,160.918.28%

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 San Mateo is 5 to 9, with 6,173 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 642 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 11,172
1 to 45,015
5 to 96,173
10 to 145,819
15 to 195,648
20 to 245,748
25 to 295,426
30 to 344,883
35 to 394,573
40 to 444,017
45 to 493,968
50 to 543,418
55 to 592,812
60 to 642,098
65 to 691,460
70 to 74908
75 to 79725
80 and over642
Total64,505

Historical population

The population of San Mateo grew from 24,402 in 1960 to 64,505 in 2015, an increase of 40,103 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.14%, or an increase of 3,713 people, from the previous population of 60,792 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
24,402
29,6041.91%
34,5463.15%
41,1523.56%
48,4611.65%
48,8610.15%
55,0682.60%
57,8850.69%
60,7921.80%
64,5051.14%

Location

The municipal center of San Mateo is situated at approximately 16° 53' North, 121° 35' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 83.1 meters or 272.5 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 San Mateo are Cauayan, Santiago, Ilagan, Tabuk, Tuguegarao, and Baguio. The nearest municipalities are Alfonso Lista, Cabatuan, Ramon, Aurora, San Manuel, and Alicia. Its distance from the national capital is 261.71 kilometers (162.62 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

  • Cauayan, Isabela, 19.93 kilometers (12.39 miles) to the East‑Northeast (N73°E)
  • Santiago, Isabela, 21.93 kilometers (13.62 miles) to the South‑Southwest (S12°W)
  • Ilagan, Isabela, 43.30 kilometers (26.91 miles) to the Northeast (N48°E)
  • Tabuk, Kalinga, 60.88 kilometers (37.83 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N14°W)
  • Tuguegarao, Cagayan, 82.39 kilometers (51.19 miles) to the North (N11°E)
  • Baguio, 118.12 kilometers (73.40 miles) to the West‑Southwest (S64°W)

Distance from Manila: 261.71 kilometers (162.62 miles) to the South‑Southwest (S14°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 64,505, ranked 342 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 46.56 square kilometers, ranked 871 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 535 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 338 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.14%, ranked 339 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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