Jaen, Province of Nueva Ecija

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionCentral Luzon (Region III)
ProvinceNueva Ecija
Barangay count27
Postal code3109
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Area (2007)85.46 km2 (33.00 sq mi)
Population (2015)73,184
Density (2015)856 / km2 (2,218 / sq mi)
Coordinates15° 20' North, 120° 54' East (15.3371, 120.9059)
Estimated elevation above sea level24.3 meters (79.6 feet)

Jaen is a municipality in the landlocked province of Nueva Ecija.

The municipality has a land area of 85.46 square kilometers or 33.00 square miles which constitutes 1.49% of Nueva Ecija's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 73,184. This represented 3.40% of the total population of Nueva Ecija province, or 0.65% of the overall population of the Central Luzon region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 856 inhabitants per square kilometer or 2,218 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Jaen has 27 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)
Calabasa1.76%1,2891,2235.40%1.01%
Dampulan6.71%4,9124,4729.84%1.80%
Don Mariano Marcos1.91%1,3961,07130.35%5.18%
Hilera2.52%1,8431,58116.57%2.96%
Imbunia3.26%2,3872,16910.05%1.84%
Imelda Poblacion1.22%8918811.14%0.22%
Lambakin5.01%3,6653,28411.60%2.11%
Langla4.37%3,1983,1850.41%0.08%
Magsalisi4.56%3,3362,98511.76%2.14%
Malabon‑Kaingin1.97%1,4411,3486.90%1.28%
Marawa6.20%4,5413,94215.20%2.73%
Niyugan8.63%6,3196,2281.46%0.28%
Ocampo‑Rivera District0.96%69959617.28%3.08%
Pakol2.01%1,4711,21321.27%3.74%
Pamacpacan2.93%2,1461,9977.46%1.38%
Pinanggaan4.67%3,4153,2784.18%0.78%
Putlod4.79%3,5033,3345.07%0.95%
San Jose4.53%3,3122,88814.68%2.64%
San Josef3.58%2,6232,4297.99%1.47%
San Pablo2.78%2,0331,84210.37%1.90%
San Roque2.64%1,9341,8912.27%0.43%
San Vicente2.34%1,7121,6762.15%0.41%
Santa Rita1.81%1,3261,2595.32%0.99%
Santo Tomas North4.54%3,3232,93013.41%2.43%
Santo Tomas South6.39%4,6754,04715.52%2.78%
Sapang4.80%3,5133,12812.31%2.23%
Ulanin‑Pitak3.12%2,2812,1804.63%0.87%
Jaen Total73,18467,0579.14%1.68%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Jaen for the fiscal year of 2016 was 137,131,188.39.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200975,521,018.43
201080,838,671.787.04%
201188,381,576.669.33%
201287,814,299.35-0.64%
201398,685,038.9412.38%
2014111,461,125.2212.95%
2015125,242,484.4112.36%
2016137,131,188.399.49%

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 Jaen is 10 to 14, with 7,204 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 669 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 11,401
1 to 45,803
5 to 97,194
10 to 147,204
15 to 197,027
20 to 246,921
25 to 296,048
30 to 345,310
35 to 395,128
40 to 444,594
45 to 494,133
50 to 543,532
55 to 592,684
60 to 642,185
65 to 691,585
70 to 741,062
75 to 79704
80 and over669
Total73,184

Historical population

The population of Jaen grew from 20,438 in 1960 to 73,184 in 2015, an increase of 52,746 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.68%, or an increase of 6,127 people, from the previous population of 67,057 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
20,438
28,7123.38%
33,6263.22%
39,0643.04%
47,3461.94%
53,5412.33%
58,2741.83%
63,4741.19%
67,0572.02%
73,1841.68%

Location

The municipal center of Jaen is situated at approximately 15° 20' North, 120° 54' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 24.3 meters or 79.6 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 Jaen are Gapan, Cabanatuan, Palayan, Tarlac City, Mabalacat, and Angeles. The nearest municipalities are San Isidro, San Leonardo, San Antonio, Santa Rosa, Peñaranda, and Cabiao. Its distance from the national capital is 82.98 kilometers (51.56 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 82.98 kilometers (51.56 miles) to the South (S5°E)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 73,184, ranked 272 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 33.00 square kilometers, ranked 1,081 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 856 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 196 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.68%, ranked 1,105 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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