San Leonardo, Province of Nueva Ecija

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionCentral Luzon (Region III)
ProvinceNueva Ecija
Barangay count15
Postal code3102
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Area (2007)151.90 km2 (58.65 sq mi)
Population (2015)65,299
Density (2015)430 / km2 (1,113 / sq mi)
Coordinates15° 22' North, 120° 58' East (15.3607, 120.9593)
Estimated elevation above sea level32.8 meters (107.7 feet)

San Leonardo is a municipality in the landlocked province of Nueva Ecija.

The municipality has a land area of 151.90 square kilometers or 58.65 square miles which constitutes 2.64% of Nueva Ecija's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 65,299. This represented 3.04% of the total population of Nueva Ecija province, or 0.58% of the overall population of the Central Luzon region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 430 inhabitants per square kilometer or 1,113 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

San Leonardo has 15 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)
Bonifacio District4.86%3,1752,9148.96%1.65%
Burgos District3.71%2,4232,17211.56%2.10%
Castellano7.63%4,9813,86328.94%4.96%
Diversion2.35%1,5341,4644.78%0.89%
Magpapalayoc8.93%5,8285,5125.73%1.07%
Mallorca14.03%9,1597,93515.43%2.77%
Mambangnan12.44%8,1257,6166.68%1.24%
Nieves8.31%5,4264,78813.32%2.41%
Rizal District3.72%2,4282,2796.54%1.21%
San Anton8.42%5,4964,89512.28%2.23%
San Bartolome3.41%2,2241,96613.12%2.38%
San Roque5.17%3,3732,86817.61%3.14%
Tabuating6.96%4,5424,3025.58%1.04%
Tagumpay1.50%98284915.67%2.81%
Tambo Adorable8.58%5,6034,69719.29%3.42%
San Leonardo Total65,29958,12012.35%2.24%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of San Leonardo for the fiscal year of 2016 was 147,613,693.46.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200999,646,230.20
201091,893,464.71-7.78%
201196,910,564.145.46%
201294,824,593.90-2.15%
2013107,517,082.2513.39%
2014116,689,028.188.53%
2015133,346,346.9114.27%
2016147,613,693.4610.70%

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 Leonardo is 10 to 14, with 6,617 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 583 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 11,321
1 to 45,182
5 to 96,579
10 to 146,617
15 to 196,275
20 to 245,924
25 to 295,217
30 to 344,834
35 to 394,639
40 to 443,872
45 to 493,547
50 to 543,098
55 to 592,443
60 to 641,988
65 to 691,504
70 to 74993
75 to 79683
80 and over583
Total65,299

Historical population

The population of San Leonardo grew from 18,635 in 1960 to 65,299 in 2015, an increase of 46,664 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 2.24%, or an increase of 7,179 people, from the previous population of 58,120 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
18,635
25,9953.31%
29,2012.36%
34,7063.51%
39,7401.36%
46,5453.01%
50,4781.75%
54,5961.09%
58,1202.30%
65,2992.24%

Location

The municipal center of San Leonardo is situated at approximately 15° 22' North, 120° 58' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 32.8 meters or 107.7 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 Leonardo are Gapan, Cabanatuan, Palayan, Muñoz, Tarlac City, and Mabalacat. The nearest municipalities are Peñaranda, Jaen, Santa Rosa, San Isidro, General Tinio, and San Antonio. Its distance from the national capital is 85.24 kilometers (52.97 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 85.24 kilometers (52.97 miles) to the South (S1°E)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 65,299, ranked 322 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 58.65 square kilometers, ranked 704 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 430 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 435 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 2.24%, ranked 1,365 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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