Quezon, Province of Nueva Vizcaya

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionCagayan Valley (Region II)
ProvinceNueva Vizcaya
Barangay count12
Postal code3713
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Area (2007)187.50 km2 (72.39 sq mi)
Population (2015)21,056
Density (2015)112 / km2 (291 / sq mi)
Coordinates16° 29' North, 121° 16' East (16.4903, 121.2636)
Estimated elevation above sea level266.3 meters (873.4 feet)

Quezon is a municipality in the landlocked province of Nueva Vizcaya.

The municipality has a land area of 187.50 square kilometers or 72.39 square miles which constitutes 4.72% of Nueva Vizcaya's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 21,056. This represented 4.66% of the total population of Nueva Vizcaya province, or 0.61% of the overall population of the Cagayan Valley region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 112 inhabitants per square kilometer or 291 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Quezon has 12 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)
Aurora7.49%1,5781,38414.02%2.53%
Baresbes6.74%1,4191,3832.60%0.49%
Bonifacio4.06%855929-7.97%-1.57%
Buliwao12.93%2,7232,5417.16%1.33%
Calaocan5.18%1,09091019.78%3.50%
Caliat8.90%1,8751,7695.99%1.11%
Dagupan5.96%1,2541,06417.86%3.18%
Darubba7.51%1,5811,592-0.69%-0.13%
Maasin4.53%953954-0.10%-0.02%
Maddiangat11.17%2,3532,05214.67%2.64%
Nalubbunan7.62%1,6041,4748.82%1.62%
Runruno17.91%3,7713,33313.14%2.38%
Quezon Total21,05619,3858.62%1.59%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Quezon for the fiscal year of 2016 was 79,984,186.27.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200943,016,223.41
201045,495,408.215.76%
201149,598,788.419.02%
201249,636,850.530.08%
201354,689,290.4810.18%
201465,100,141.0019.04%
201573,242,129.3112.51%
201679,984,186.279.21%

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 2,328 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 138 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1452
1 to 41,965
5 to 92,328
10 to 142,111
15 to 192,027
20 to 242,020
25 to 291,867
30 to 341,520
35 to 391,418
40 to 441,207
45 to 491,081
50 to 54919
55 to 59771
60 to 64539
65 to 69324
70 to 74198
75 to 79171
80 and over138
Total21,056

Historical population

The population of Quezon grew from 5,156 in 1970 to 21,056 in 2015, an increase of 15,900 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.59%, or an increase of 1,671 people, from the previous population of 19,385 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
5,156
7,4057.53%
9,7165.58%
12,2062.31%
13,9442.53%
15,9862.97%
17,4871.25%
19,3853.82%
21,0561.59%

Location

The municipal center of Quezon is situated at approximately 16° 29' North, 121° 16' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 266.3 meters or 873.4 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 Santiago, Cauayan, Baguio, San Jose, Muñoz, and Urdaneta. The nearest municipalities are Solano, Bagabag, Bayombong, Villaverde, Lamut, and Kasibu. Its distance from the national capital is 212.40 kilometers (131.98 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 212.40 kilometers (131.98 miles) to the South (S8°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 21,056, ranked 1,180 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 72.39 square kilometers, ranked 561 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 112 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,246 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.59%, ranked 47 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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