Nampicuan, Province of Nueva Ecija

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionCentral Luzon (Region III)
ProvinceNueva Ecija
Barangay count21
Postal code3116
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Area (2007)52.60 km2 (20.31 sq mi)
Population (2015)14,954
Density (2015)284 / km2 (736 / sq mi)
Coordinates15° 44' North, 120° 38' East (15.7321, 120.6386)
Estimated elevation above sea level25.0 meters (82.0 feet)

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

The municipality has a land area of 52.60 square kilometers or 20.31 square miles which constitutes 0.91% of Nueva Ecija's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 14,954. This represented 0.70% of the total population of Nueva Ecija province, or 0.13% of the overall population of the Central Luzon region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 284 inhabitants per square kilometer or 736 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Nampicuan has 21 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)
Alemania2.52%37732017.81%3.17%
Ambasador Alzate Village10.52%1,5731,4587.89%1.46%
Cabaducan East11.55%1,7271,5719.93%1.82%
Cabaducan West2.67%400456-12.28%-2.46%
Cabawangan5.99%8968229.00%1.65%
East Central Poblacion2.87%4294153.37%0.63%
Edy1.20%179220-18.64%-3.85%
Estacion4.37%65350130.34%5.17%
Maeling3.30%49444910.02%1.84%
Mayantoc7.93%1,1861,05012.95%2.35%
Medico3.62%54245618.86%3.34%
Monic6.52%97577326.13%4.52%
North Poblacion3.64%54449310.34%1.89%
Northwest Poblacion3.39%5074952.42%0.46%
Recuerdo9.09%1,3591,20312.97%2.35%
South Central Poblacion4.33%64851625.58%4.43%
Southeast Poblacion3.06%45838319.58%3.46%
Southwest Poblacion5.66%84771817.97%3.20%
Tony1.37%2052002.50%0.47%
West Central Poblacion2.67%40031327.80%4.78%
West Poblacion3.71%55549113.03%2.36%
Nampicuan Total14,95413,30312.41%2.25%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Nampicuan for the fiscal year of 2016 was 55,697,650.57.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
2009
2010
201135,657,525.61
201235,546,633.66-0.31%
201342,443,722.9219.40%
201445,853,194.108.03%
201552,409,476.7614.30%
201655,697,650.576.27%

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 Nampicuan is 20 to 24, with 1,412 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 189 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1250
1 to 41,112
5 to 91,408
10 to 141,311
15 to 191,260
20 to 241,412
25 to 291,297
30 to 341,165
35 to 391,052
40 to 44932
45 to 49878
50 to 54719
55 to 59632
60 to 64465
65 to 69408
70 to 74273
75 to 79189
80 and over191
Total14,954

Historical population

The population of Nampicuan grew from 6,084 in 1960 to 14,954 in 2015, an increase of 8,870 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 2.25%, or an increase of 1,651 people, from the previous population of 13,303 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
6,084
6,6390.86%
7,3502.06%
7,5970.66%
8,4261.04%
10,7084.59%
11,0330.64%
11,7860.91%
13,3034.51%
14,9542.25%

Location

The municipal center of Nampicuan is situated at approximately 15° 44' North, 120° 38' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 25.0 meters or 82.0 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 Nampicuan are Tarlac City, Urdaneta, Muñoz, San Carlos, San Jose, and Cabanatuan. The nearest municipalities are Anao, Cuyapo, Moncada, Ramos, San Manuel, and Paniqui. Its distance from the national capital is 131.53 kilometers (81.73 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

  • Anao, Tarlac, 1.17 kilometers (0.73 miles) to the West‑Southwest (S75°W)
  • Cuyapo, Nueva Ecija, 5.61 kilometers (3.49 miles) to the North‑Northeast (N27°E)
  • Moncada, Tarlac, 7.08 kilometers (4.40 miles) to the West (N89°W)
  • Ramos, Tarlac, 7.34 kilometers (4.56 miles) to the South (S1°E)
  • San Manuel, Tarlac, 8.14 kilometers (5.06 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N25°W)
  • Paniqui, Tarlac, 9.02 kilometers (5.61 miles) to the Southwest (S39°W)

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 131.53 kilometers (81.73 miles) to the South‑Southeast (S16°E)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 14,954, ranked 1,366 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 20.31 square kilometers, ranked 1,324 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 284 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 685 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 2.25%, ranked 558 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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