Quezon, Province of Nueva Ecija

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionCentral Luzon (Region III)
ProvinceNueva Ecija
Barangay count16
Postal code3113
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Area (2007)68.53 km2 (26.46 sq mi)
Population (2015)40,592
Density (2015)592 / km2 (1,534 / sq mi)
Coordinates15° 33' North, 120° 49' East (15.5536, 120.8101)
Estimated elevation above sea level30.9 meters (101.3 feet)

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

The municipality has a land area of 68.53 square kilometers or 26.46 square miles which constitutes 1.19% of Nueva Ecija's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 40,592. This represented 1.89% of the total population of Nueva Ecija province, or 0.36% of the overall population of the Central Luzon region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 592 inhabitants per square kilometer or 1,534 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Quezon has 16 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)
Barangay I3.66%1,4871,4274.20%0.79%
Barangay II1.74%7057000.71%0.14%
Bertese11.89%4,8274,28312.70%2.30%
Doña Lucia5.74%2,3292,09711.06%2.02%
Dulong Bayan10.98%4,4584,2195.66%1.05%
Ilog Baliwag8.93%3,6243,28710.25%1.88%
Pulong Bahay4.28%1,7391,48716.95%3.03%
San Alejandro8.59%3,4863,00116.16%2.89%
San Andres I4.99%2,0271,9692.95%0.55%
San Andres II4.42%1,7931,7194.30%0.81%
San Manuel4.43%1,8001,6638.24%1.52%
San Miguel6.78%2,7522,35916.66%2.98%
Santa Clara5.91%2,4012,2586.33%1.18%
Santa Rita9.53%3,8683,22819.83%3.50%
Santo Cristo2.92%1,1851,05512.32%2.24%
Santo Tomas Feria5.20%2,1111,90810.64%1.94%
Quezon Total40,59236,66010.73%1.96%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Quezon for the fiscal year of 2016 was 74,179,497.74.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200950,907,705.10
201052,185,798.822.51%
201157,387,195.619.97%
201258,047,998.421.15%
201364,316,918.3210.80%
201487,192,061.3635.57%
201585,766,701.63-1.63%
201674,179,497.74-13.51%

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 Quezon is 5 to 9, with 4,437 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 352 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1788
1 to 43,474
5 to 94,437
10 to 143,936
15 to 193,678
20 to 243,700
25 to 293,342
30 to 343,107
35 to 392,775
40 to 442,157
45 to 492,293
50 to 541,975
55 to 591,547
60 to 641,227
65 to 69825
70 to 74584
75 to 79395
80 and over352
Total40,592

Historical population

The population of Quezon grew from 10,953 in 1960 to 40,592 in 2015, an increase of 29,639 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.96%, or an increase of 3,932 people, from the previous population of 36,660 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
10,953
15,8423.68%
17,1781.64%
20,8463.95%
25,5742.07%
29,1722.50%
31,7201.81%
33,9880.96%
36,6602.79%
40,5921.96%

Location

The municipal center of Quezon is situated at approximately 15° 33' North, 120° 49' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 30.9 meters or 101.3 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 Quezon are Cabanatuan, Muñoz, Tarlac City, Palayan, Gapan, and San Jose. The nearest municipalities are Licab, Aliaga, Santo Domingo, Zaragoza, Talavera, and Guimba. Its distance from the national capital is 108.11 kilometers (67.18 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 108.11 kilometers (67.18 miles) to the South (S10°E)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 40,592, ranked 626 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 26.46 square kilometers, ranked 1,207 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 592 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 295 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.96%, ranked 89 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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