Dipaculao, Province of Aurora

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionCentral Luzon (Region III)
ProvinceAurora
Barangay count25
Postal code3203
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesPhilippine Sea
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Area (2007)361.64 km2 (139.63 sq mi)
Population (2015)29,736
Density (2015)82 / km2 (213 / sq mi)
Coordinates15° 51' North, 121° 32' East (15.8477, 121.5367)
Estimated elevation above sea level13.0 meters (42.7 feet)

Dipaculao is a coastal municipality in the province of Aurora.

The municipality has a land area of 361.64 square kilometers or 139.63 square miles which constitutes 11.49% of Aurora's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 29,736. This represented 13.87% of the total population of Aurora province, or 0.27% of the overall population of the Central Luzon region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 82 inhabitants per square kilometer or 213 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Dipaculao has 25 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)
Bayabas3.08%9159140.11%0.02%
Borlongan8.12%2,4162,17311.18%2.04%
Buenavista1.91%5695542.71%0.51%
Calaocan2.74%816873-6.53%-1.28%
Diamanen1.11%33117292.44%13.27%
Dianed2.43%72258822.79%3.99%
Diarabasin5.82%1,7301,6216.72%1.25%
Dibutunan2.89%86072318.95%3.36%
Dimabuno4.02%1,1951,02316.81%3.00%
Dinadiawan12.55%3,7333,6701.72%0.32%
Ditale4.70%1,3981,2977.79%1.44%
Gupa3.49%1,0379914.64%0.87%
Ipil3.88%1,1541,1490.44%0.08%
Laboy1.53%45440412.38%2.25%
Lipit3.26%96881818.34%3.26%
Lobbot1.95%58047522.11%3.88%
Maligaya2.24%66557415.85%2.84%
Mijares3.81%1,1341,01411.83%2.15%
Mucdol4.97%1,4791,4760.20%0.04%
North Poblacion6.92%2,0592,0580.05%0.01%
Puangi4.81%1,4301,3148.83%1.62%
Salay4.77%1,4171,3237.11%1.32%
Sapangkawayan1.36%40534916.05%2.87%
South Poblacion5.69%1,6931,6880.30%0.06%
Toytoyan1.94%57648818.03%3.21%
Dipaculao Total29,73627,7297.24%1.34%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Dipaculao for the fiscal year of 2016 was 115,086,349.16.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200963,641,990.75
201071,523,684.5012.38%
201178,976,394.2710.42%
201275,381,198.03-4.55%
201382,059,816.088.86%
201492,317,910.9512.50%
2015105,009,587.3713.75%
2016115,086,349.169.60%

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 Dipaculao is 5 to 9, with 3,525 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 247 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1618
1 to 42,893
5 to 93,525
10 to 143,326
15 to 192,921
20 to 242,434
25 to 292,250
30 to 341,990
35 to 391,889
40 to 441,741
45 to 491,517
50 to 541,305
55 to 591,023
60 to 64785
65 to 69613
70 to 74387
75 to 79247
80 and over272
Total29,736

Historical population

The population of Dipaculao grew from 5,149 in 1960 to 29,736 in 2015, an increase of 24,587 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.34%, or an increase of 2,007 people, from the previous population of 27,729 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
5,149
10,2286.94%
12,7024.44%
15,5614.14%
18,9511.99%
21,0441.98%
23,0641.98%
24,8821.05%
27,7294.02%
29,7361.34%

Location

The municipal center of Dipaculao is situated at approximately 15° 51' North, 121° 32' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 13.0 meters or 42.7 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 Dipaculao are Palayan, San Jose, Muñoz, Cabanatuan, Gapan, and Santiago. The nearest municipalities are Maria Aurora, Baler, San Luis, Alfonso Castañeda, Nagtipunan, and Pantabangan. Its distance from the national capital is 151.42 kilometers (94.09 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 151.42 kilometers (94.09 miles) to the South‑Southwest (S23°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 29,736, ranked 947 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 139.63 square kilometers, ranked 246 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 82 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,392 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.34%, ranked 68 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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