Paombong, Province of Bulacan

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionCentral Luzon (Region III)
ProvinceBulacan
Barangay count14
Postal code3001
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesManila Bay [South China Sea]
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Area (2007)46.34 km2 (17.89 sq mi)
Population (2015)53,294
Density (2015)1,150 / km2 (2,979 / sq mi)
Coordinates14° 50' North, 120° 47' East (14.8315, 120.7874)
Estimated elevation above sea level7.9 meters (26.0 feet)

Paombong is a coastal municipality in the province of Bulacan.

The municipality has a land area of 46.34 square kilometers or 17.89 square miles which constitutes 1.66% of Bulacan's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 53,294. This represented 1.62% of the total population of Bulacan province, or 0.48% of the overall population of the Central Luzon region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 1,150 inhabitants per square kilometer or 2,979 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Paombong has 14 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)
Binakod2.97%1,5821,5065.05%0.94%
Kapitangan8.00%4,2623,8979.37%1.72%
Malumot2.70%1,4391,703-15.50%-3.16%
Masukol2.90%1,5451,903-18.81%-3.89%
Pinalagdan5.94%3,1632,61221.09%3.71%
Poblacion2.24%1,1941,279-6.65%-1.30%
San Isidro I6.83%3,6413,4485.60%1.04%
San Isidro II20.97%11,17710,3667.82%1.44%
San Jose9.78%5,2114,8188.16%1.50%
San Roque9.09%4,8474,7641.74%0.33%
San Vicente5.27%2,8112,7920.68%0.13%
Santa Cruz3.02%1,6111,4769.15%1.68%
Santo Niño6.83%3,6403,5751.82%0.34%
Santo Rosario13.46%7,1716,8015.44%1.01%
Paombong Total53,29450,9404.62%0.86%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Paombong for the fiscal year of 2016 was 106,423,321.02.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200964,551,128.40
201068,323,537.495.84%
201176,852,775.5912.48%
201272,034,358.38-6.27%
201378,810,198.529.41%
201487,062,654.4910.47%
201596,418,608.8810.75%
2016106,423,321.0210.38%

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 Paombong is 5 to 9, with 5,151 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 447 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 11,027
1 to 43,943
5 to 95,151
10 to 144,913
15 to 195,104
20 to 245,113
25 to 294,462
30 to 344,007
35 to 393,827
40 to 443,312
45 to 493,204
50 to 542,624
55 to 592,062
60 to 641,638
65 to 691,259
70 to 74740
75 to 79461
80 and over447
Total53,294

Historical population

The population of Paombong grew from 16,677 in 1960 to 53,294 in 2015, an increase of 36,617 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.86%, or an increase of 2,354 people, from the previous population of 50,940 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
16,677
20,6362.11%
24,3833.40%
26,2671.50%
32,0522.01%
33,1490.63%
41,0774.71%
50,7982.97%
50,9400.10%
53,2940.86%

Location

The municipal center of Paombong is situated at approximately 14° 50' North, 120° 47' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 7.9 meters or 26.0 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 Paombong are Malolos, Meycauayan, Valenzuela, San Fernando, Malabon, and Navotas. The nearest municipalities are Hagonoy, Calumpit, Plaridel, Guiguinto, Pulilan, and Masantol. Its distance from the national capital is 33.77 kilometers (20.98 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

  • Malolos, Bulacan, 2.79 kilometers (1.73 miles) to the East‑Northeast (N69°E)
  • Meycauayan, Bulacan, 21.12 kilometers (13.13 miles) to the East‑Southeast (S60°E)
  • Valenzuela, 21.91 kilometers (13.61 miles) to the Southeast (S51°E)
  • San Fernando, Pampanga, 24.13 kilometers (14.99 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N25°W)
  • Malabon, 25.17 kilometers (15.64 miles) to the Southeast (S46°E)
  • Navotas, 25.91 kilometers (16.10 miles) to the Southeast (S42°E)

Distance from Manila: 33.77 kilometers (20.98 miles) to the Southeast (S38°E)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 53,294, ranked 482 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 17.89 square kilometers, ranked 1,415 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 1,150 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 142 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 0.86%, ranked 1,377 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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