Solano, Province of Nueva Vizcaya

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionCagayan Valley (Region II)
ProvinceNueva Vizcaya
Barangay count22
Postal code3709
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Area (2007)139.80 km2 (53.98 sq mi)
Population (2015)59,517
Density (2015)426 / km2 (1,103 / sq mi)
Coordinates16° 31' North, 121° 11' East (16.5187, 121.1818)
Estimated elevation above sea level260.5 meters (854.4 feet)

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

The municipality has a land area of 139.80 square kilometers or 53.98 square miles which constitutes 3.52% of Nueva Vizcaya's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 59,517. This represented 13.16% of the total population of Nueva Vizcaya province, or 1.72% of the overall population of the Cagayan Valley region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 426 inhabitants per square kilometer or 1,103 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Solano has 22 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)
Aggub4.84%2,8812,7624.31%0.81%
Bagahabag5.41%3,2193,0565.33%0.99%
Bangaan1.99%1,1851,1086.95%1.29%
Bangar1.87%1,1121,0406.92%1.28%
Bascaran5.69%3,3883,3630.74%0.14%
Communal3.66%2,1792,0217.82%1.44%
Concepcion2.35%1,4011,23713.26%2.40%
Curifang6.31%3,7563,21916.68%2.98%
Dadap1.67%9931,022-2.84%-0.55%
Lactawan2.27%1,3541,2409.19%1.69%
Osmeña8.98%5,3435,391-0.89%-0.17%
Pilar D. Galima1.70%1,0131,121-9.63%-1.91%
Poblacion North1.82%1,0851,094-0.82%-0.16%
Poblacion South1.99%1,18482543.52%7.12%
Quezon8.42%5,0094,42713.15%2.38%
Quirino10.45%6,2206,233-0.21%-0.04%
Roxas13.36%7,9547,8581.22%0.23%
San Juan2.84%1,6901,40620.20%3.57%
San Luis4.04%2,4052,08615.29%2.75%
Tucal1.93%1,1511,0895.69%1.06%
Uddiawan6.24%3,7123,25913.90%2.51%
Wacal2.16%1,2831,2770.47%0.09%
Solano Total59,51756,1346.03%1.12%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Solano for the fiscal year of 2016 was 205,937,426.16.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
2009110,686,587.06
2010114,536,317.543.48%
2011128,295,198.5112.01%
2012138,375,198.797.86%
2013150,274,112.538.60%
2014172,892,593.9715.05%
2015187,844,637.038.65%
2016205,937,426.169.63%

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 Solano is 5 to 9, with 5,801 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 583 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 11,135
1 to 44,701
5 to 95,801
10 to 145,606
15 to 195,360
20 to 245,235
25 to 294,876
30 to 344,389
35 to 394,301
40 to 443,629
45 to 493,339
50 to 543,075
55 to 592,547
60 to 642,104
65 to 691,412
70 to 74822
75 to 79583
80 and over602
Total59,517

Historical population

The population of Solano grew from 22,523 in 1960 to 59,517 in 2015, an increase of 36,994 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.12%, or an increase of 3,383 people, from the previous population of 56,134 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
22,523
27,0321.80%
33,0364.11%
36,7102.13%
44,2461.89%
46,9451.12%
52,3912.38%
56,2440.98%
56,134-0.07%
59,5171.12%

Location

The municipal center of Solano is situated at approximately 16° 31' North, 121° 11' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 260.5 meters or 854.4 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 Solano are Santiago, Baguio, Cauayan, San Jose, Urdaneta, and Muñoz. The nearest municipalities are Bayombong, Quezon, Villaverde, Bagabag, Lamut, and Bambang. Its distance from the national capital is 214.45 kilometers (133.25 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 214.45 kilometers (133.25 miles) to the South (S6°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 59,517, ranked 371 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 53.98 square kilometers, ranked 758 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 426 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 438 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.12%, ranked 255 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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