Meycauayan, Province of Bulacan

Summary data
Typecity (component)
Island groupLuzon
RegionCentral Luzon (Region III)
ProvinceBulacan
Barangay count26
Postal code3020
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
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%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Meycauayan for the fiscal year of 2016 was 988,196,716.13.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
2009564,551,781.76
2010615,267,653.308.98%
2011689,205,337.6912.02%
2012679,119,009.43-1.46%
2013735,368,393.378.28%
2014825,421,286.2212.25%
2015907,431,878.609.94%
2016988,196,716.138.90%

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 Meycauayan is 20 to 24, with 20,803 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 1,188 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 13,922
1 to 416,187
5 to 919,798
10 to 1419,082
15 to 1919,899
20 to 2420,803
25 to 2919,672
30 to 3417,412
35 to 3915,771
40 to 4412,906
45 to 4911,232
50 to 549,449
55 to 597,672
60 to 646,130
65 to 694,213
70 to 742,271
75 to 791,476
80 and over1,188
Total209,083

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 62 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 12.39 square kilometers, ranked 1,519 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 6,513 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 28 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 0.93%, ranked 711 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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