Meycauayan, Province of Bulacan

Summary data
Typecity (component)
Island groupLuzon
RegionCentral Luzon (Region III)
ProvinceBulacan
Barangay count26
Postal code3020
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Area (2007)32.10 km2 (12.39 sq mi)
Population (2015)209,083
Density (2015)6,513 / km2 (16,875 / sq mi)
Coordinates14° 44' North, 120° 57' East (14.7360, 120.9573)
Estimated elevation above sea level7.1 meters (23.4 feet)

Meycauayan is a landlocked component city in the coastal province of Bulacan.

The city has a land area of 32.10 square kilometers or 12.39 square miles which constitutes 1.15% of Bulacan's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 209,083. This represented 6.35% of the total population of Bulacan province, or 1.86% of the overall population of the Central Luzon region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 6,513 inhabitants per square kilometer or 16,875 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Meycauayan has 26 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)
Bagbaguin3.71%7,7606,90812.33%2.24%
Bahay Pare5.53%11,56810,22113.18%2.39%
Bancal6.02%12,58914,242-11.61%-2.32%
Banga1.39%2,9132,9110.07%0.01%
Bayugo8.88%18,56017,9823.21%0.60%
Caingin2.60%5,4434,76314.28%2.57%
Calvario2.54%5,3175,0096.15%1.14%
Camalig4.29%8,9728,04211.56%2.11%
Hulo0.80%1,6751,6362.38%0.45%
Iba3.84%8,0327,4507.81%1.44%
Langka1.85%3,8713,17921.77%3.82%
Lawa6.15%12,85413,392-4.02%-0.78%
Libtong5.05%10,55210,1903.55%0.67%
Liputan0.76%1,5841,5462.46%0.46%
Longos1.63%3,4123,3003.39%0.64%
Malhacan10.62%22,20520,9146.17%1.15%
Pajo2.95%6,1665,16819.31%3.42%
Pandayan7.30%15,26414,7033.82%0.72%
Pantoc5.65%11,80410,55411.84%2.15%
Perez8.25%17,25115,7799.33%1.71%
Poblacion0.17%34823945.61%7.42%
Saint Francis0.62%1,2881,2860.16%0.03%
Saluysoy4.95%10,34710,603-2.41%-0.46%
Tugatog2.11%4,4074,2882.78%0.52%
Ubihan1.08%2,2552,279-1.05%-0.20%
Zamora1.27%2,6462,5702.96%0.56%
Meycauayan Total209,083199,1544.99%0.93%

Historical population

The population of Meycauayan grew from 32,234 in 1960 to 209,083 in 2015, an increase of 176,849 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.93%, or an increase of 9,929 people, from the previous population of 199,154 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
32,234
50,9774.59%
60,2253.40%
83,5796.77%
123,9824.02%
137,0811.90%
163,0373.79%
196,5692.61%
199,1540.48%
209,0830.93%

Location

The city center of Meycauayan is situated at approximately 14° 44' North, 120° 57' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 7.1 meters or 23.4 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 Meycauayan are Valenzuela, Malabon, Navotas, Caloocan, San Jose del Monte, and Quezon City. The nearest municipalities are Marilao, Obando, Bocaue, Santa Maria, Bulakan, and Balagtas. Its distance from the national capital is 16.27 kilometers (10.11 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

  • Valenzuela, 3.35 kilometers (2.08 miles) to the South‑Southwest (S21°W)
  • Malabon, 6.73 kilometers (4.18 miles) to the South (due South)
  • Navotas, 8.81 kilometers (5.48 miles) to the South (S7°W)
  • Caloocan, 9.19 kilometers (5.71 miles) to the South‑Southeast (S18°E)
  • San Jose del Monte, Bulacan, 12.64 kilometers (7.85 miles) to the Northeast (N50°E)
  • Quezon City, 13.61 kilometers (8.46 miles) to the Southeast (S46°E)

Distance from Manila: 16.27 kilometers (10.11 miles) to the South (S9°E)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 209,083, ranked 65 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 12.39 square kilometers, ranked 1,525 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 6,513 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 29 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 0.93%, ranked 1,137 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. Postal codes are from the Philippine Postal Corporation.
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