San Jose, Province of Nueva Ecija

Summary data
Typecity (component)
Island groupLuzon
RegionCentral Luzon (Region III)
ProvinceNueva Ecija
Barangay count38
Postal code3121
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Area (2007)185.99 km2 (71.81 sq mi)
Population (2015)139,738
Density (2015)751 / km2 (1,946 / sq mi)
Coordinates15° 47' North, 120° 59' East (15.7899, 120.9900)
Estimated elevation above sea level109.9 meters (360.4 feet)

San Jose is a component city in the landlocked province of Nueva Ecija.

The city has a land area of 185.99 square kilometers or 71.81 square miles which constitutes 3.23% of Nueva Ecija's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 139,738. This represented 6.50% of the total population of Nueva Ecija province, or 1.25% of the overall population of the Central Luzon region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 751 inhabitants per square kilometer or 1,946 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

San Jose has 38 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)
A. Pascual1.08%1,5141,4643.42%0.64%
Abar 2nd2.13%2,9832,7857.11%1.32%
Abar Ist14.44%20,17218,9716.33%1.18%
Bagong Sikat1.59%2,2151,79723.26%4.06%
Caanawan3.60%5,0324,27617.68%3.15%
Calaocan4.60%6,4306,465-0.54%-0.10%
Camanacsacan1.18%1,6491,39018.63%3.31%
Canuto Ramos Poblacion1.68%2,3532,2952.53%0.48%
Crisanto Sanchez Poblacion0.90%1,2511,2470.32%0.06%
Culaylay1.35%1,8861,66913.00%2.35%
Dizol0.65%9128359.22%1.69%
Ferdinand E. Marcos Poblacion1.38%1,9291,8723.04%0.57%
Kaliwanagan1.90%2,6512,5553.76%0.70%
Kita‑Kita3.80%5,3144,72912.37%2.25%
Malasin5.55%7,7567,2307.28%1.35%
Manicla1.46%2,0362,120-3.96%-0.77%
Palestina3.38%4,7184,950-4.69%-0.91%
Parang Mangga0.71%9869088.59%1.58%
Pinili2.19%3,0662,73012.31%2.23%
Porais2.38%3,3203,1196.44%1.20%
Rafael Rueda, Sr. Poblacion1.53%2,1392,1280.52%0.10%
Raymundo Eugenio Poblacion0.89%1,2461,1557.88%1.45%
San Agustin2.49%3,4753,00415.68%2.81%
San Juan1.58%2,2041,68231.03%5.28%
San Mauricio0.74%1,0399825.80%1.08%
Santo Niño 1st5.06%7,0656,6316.55%1.21%
Santo Niño 2nd4.47%6,2526,0812.81%0.53%
Santo Niño 3rd6.28%8,7807,43318.12%3.22%
Santo Tomas4.40%6,1445,9014.12%0.77%
Sibut4.53%6,3336,3240.14%0.03%
Sinipit Bubon1.10%1,5341,15632.70%5.53%
Tabulac0.86%1,2081,1346.53%1.21%
Tayabo3.40%4,7584,30010.65%1.95%
Tondod2.38%3,3233,1346.03%1.12%
Tulat1.17%1,6341,24131.67%5.38%
Villa Floresca0.55%76261523.90%4.17%
Villa Joson1.32%1,8511,66211.37%2.07%
Villa Marina1.30%1,8181,45425.03%4.35%
San Jose Total139,738129,4247.97%1.47%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of San Jose for the fiscal year of 2016 was 612,307,838.61.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
2009365,425,783.98
2010398,260,096.938.99%
2011435,915,148.839.45%
2012395,377,900.66-9.30%
2013425,585,643.777.64%
2014492,284,777.2015.67%
2015554,412,748.7212.62%
2016612,307,838.6110.44%

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 San Jose is 5 to 9, with 14,257 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 1,168 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 12,754
1 to 411,400
5 to 914,257
10 to 1414,049
15 to 1913,694
20 to 2412,918
25 to 2911,177
30 to 3410,108
35 to 399,407
40 to 448,458
45 to 498,045
50 to 546,891
55 to 595,532
60 to 644,051
65 to 692,742
70 to 741,820
75 to 791,267
80 and over1,168
Total139,738

Historical population

The population of San Jose grew from 38,078 in 1960 to 139,738 in 2015, an increase of 101,660 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.47%, or an increase of 10,314 people, from the previous population of 129,424 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
38,078
70,3146.18%
58,387-3.66%
64,2541.93%
82,8362.57%
96,8602.97%
108,2542.41%
122,3531.70%
129,4242.07%
139,7381.47%

Location

The city center of San Jose is situated at approximately 15° 47' North, 120° 59' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 109.9 meters or 360.4 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 San Jose are Muñoz, Palayan, Cabanatuan, Urdaneta, Gapan, and Tarlac City. The nearest municipalities are Lupao, Llanera, Rizal, Pantabangan, Talugtug, and Carranglan. Its distance from the national capital is 132.71 kilometers (82.46 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 132.71 kilometers (82.46 miles) to the South (S0°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 139,738, ranked 88 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 71.81 square kilometers, ranked 568 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 751 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 233 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.47%, ranked 70 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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