Villaverde, Province of Nueva Vizcaya

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionCagayan Valley (Region II)
ProvinceNueva Vizcaya
Barangay count9
Postal code3710
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Area (2007)81.50 km2 (31.47 sq mi)
Population (2015)18,507
Density (2015)227 / km2 (588 / sq mi)
Coordinates16° 36' North, 121° 11' East (16.6063, 121.1837)
Estimated elevation above sea level241.9 meters (793.5 feet)

Villaverde, formerly known as Ibung, is a municipality in the landlocked province of Nueva Vizcaya.

The municipality has a land area of 81.50 square kilometers or 31.47 square miles which constitutes 2.05% of Nueva Vizcaya's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 18,507. This represented 4.09% of the total population of Nueva Vizcaya province, or 0.54% of the overall population of the Cagayan Valley region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 227 inhabitants per square kilometer or 588 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Villaverde has 9 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)
Bintawan Norte13.50%2,4982,4970.04%0.01%
Bintawan Sur15.64%2,8952,7565.04%0.94%
Cabuluan8.96%1,6581,5924.15%0.78%
Ibung23.42%4,3344,2342.36%0.45%
Nagbitin12.07%2,2332,0528.82%1.62%
Ocapon5.24%9709116.48%1.20%
Pieza7.54%1,3961,2739.66%1.77%
Poblacion5.11%946975-2.97%-0.57%
Sawmill8.52%1,5771,43010.28%1.88%
Villaverde Total18,50717,7204.44%0.83%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Villaverde for the fiscal year of 2016 was 62,477,015.32.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200934,839,583.66
201036,918,816.425.97%
201140,227,737.728.96%
201239,465,337.51-1.90%
201343,890,155.1911.21%
201450,126,750.1414.21%
201556,801,011.0013.31%
201662,477,015.329.99%

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 Villaverde is 5 to 9, with 1,978 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 152 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1365
1 to 41,526
5 to 91,978
10 to 141,837
15 to 191,682
20 to 241,475
25 to 291,508
30 to 341,404
35 to 391,354
40 to 441,055
45 to 491,041
50 to 54907
55 to 59786
60 to 64567
65 to 69418
70 to 74249
75 to 79203
80 and over152
Total18,507

Historical population

The population of Villaverde grew from 7,120 in 1960 to 18,507 in 2015, an increase of 11,387 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.83%, or an increase of 787 people, from the previous population of 17,720 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
7,120
8,7091.99%
10,5904.00%
10,6440.10%
13,5942.48%
13,431-0.23%
15,3922.97%
16,6231.07%
17,7202.35%
18,5070.83%

Location

The municipal center of Villaverde is situated at approximately 16° 36' North, 121° 11' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 241.9 meters or 793.5 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 Villaverde are Santiago, Baguio, Cauayan, San Jose, Tabuk, and San Fernando. The nearest municipalities are Lamut, Bagabag, Solano, Bayombong, Quezon, and Asipulo. Its distance from the national capital is 224.11 kilometers (139.26 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

  • Santiago, Isabela, 39.54 kilometers (24.57 miles) to the East‑Northeast (N77°E)
  • Baguio, 66.60 kilometers (41.38 miles) to the West‑Southwest (S71°W)
  • Cauayan, Isabela, 71.97 kilometers (44.72 miles) to the East‑Northeast (N59°E)
  • San Jose, Nueva Ecija, 92.69 kilometers (57.59 miles) to the South‑Southwest (S13°W)
  • Tabuk, Kalinga, 93.54 kilometers (58.13 miles) to the North‑Northeast (N17°E)
  • San Fernando, La Union, 92.61 kilometers (57.55 miles) to the West (N89°W)

Distance from Manila: 224.11 kilometers (139.26 miles) to the South (S6°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 18,507, ranked 1,252 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 31.47 square kilometers, ranked 1,114 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 227 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 849 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 0.83%, ranked 1,044 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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