Santa Maria, Province of Isabela

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionCagayan Valley (Region II)
ProvinceIsabela
Barangay count20
Postal code3330
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Area (2007)140.00 km2 (54.05 sq mi)
Population (2015)25,382
Density (2015)181 / km2 (470 / sq mi)
Coordinates17° 28' North, 121° 45' East (17.4713, 121.7524)
Estimated elevation above sea level28.9 meters (94.8 feet)

Santa Maria is a landlocked municipality in the coastal province of Isabela.

The municipality has a land area of 140.00 square kilometers or 54.05 square miles which constitutes 1.13% of Isabela's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 25,382. This represented 1.59% of the total population of Isabela province, or 0.74% of the overall population of the Cagayan Valley region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 181 inhabitants per square kilometer or 470 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Santa Maria has 20 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)
Bangad10.87%2,7602,38615.67%2.81%
Buenavista3.09%7847386.23%1.16%
Calamagui East3.68%9348549.37%1.72%
Calamagui North5.69%1,4431,19221.06%3.71%
Calamagui West3.68%93578119.72%3.49%
Divisoria3.79%96386910.82%1.97%
Lingaling4.37%1,1081,0505.52%1.03%
Mozzozzin North4.73%1,2011,1712.56%0.48%
Mozzozzin Sur6.78%1,7211,922-10.46%-2.08%
Naganacan7.95%2,0181,66021.57%3.79%
Poblacion 16.25%1,5861,5045.45%1.02%
Poblacion 22.36%598653-8.42%-1.66%
Poblacion 38.45%2,1441,42150.88%8.15%
Quinagabian4.97%1,2621,421-11.19%-2.23%
San Antonio5.40%1,3711,3273.32%0.62%
San Isidro East4.57%1,1601,01014.85%2.67%
San Isidro West4.22%1,0729848.94%1.64%
San Rafael East2.45%62356410.46%1.91%
San Rafael West3.01%76364418.48%3.28%
Villabuena3.69%93678818.78%3.33%
Santa Maria Total25,38222,93910.65%1.95%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Santa Maria for the fiscal year of 2016 was 75,672,052.32.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200942,242,075.16
2010
201148,859,617.12
201247,872,445.22-2.02%
201355,066,862.4215.03%
201467,954,169.5523.40%
201574,009,609.028.91%
201675,672,052.322.25%

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 Santa Maria is 15 to 19, with 2,856 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 169 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1582
1 to 42,424
5 to 92,719
10 to 142,559
15 to 192,856
20 to 242,743
25 to 292,076
30 to 341,717
35 to 391,466
40 to 441,212
45 to 491,201
50 to 541,094
55 to 59879
60 to 64676
65 to 69508
70 to 74289
75 to 79212
80 and over169
Total25,382

Historical population

The population of Santa Maria grew from 9,705 in 1960 to 25,382 in 2015, an increase of 15,677 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.95%, or an increase of 2,443 people, from the previous population of 22,939 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
9,705
11,0091.24%
12,4172.44%
13,5671.79%
16,7672.14%
19,4622.83%
20,1150.71%
20,6950.39%
22,9393.82%
25,3821.95%

Location

The municipal center of Santa Maria is situated at approximately 17° 28' North, 121° 45' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 28.9 meters or 94.8 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 Santa Maria are Tuguegarao, Tabuk, Ilagan, Cauayan, Santiago, and Batac. The nearest municipalities are Cabagan, San Pablo, Santo Tomas, Enrile, Peñablanca, and Rizal. Its distance from the national capital is 329.32 kilometers (204.63 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 329.32 kilometers (204.63 miles) to the South‑Southwest (S15°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 25,382, ranked 1,048 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 54.05 square kilometers, ranked 774 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 181 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,018 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.95%, ranked 50 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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