Santo Domingo, Province of Nueva Ecija

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionCentral Luzon (Region III)
ProvinceNueva Ecija
Barangay count24
Postal code3133
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Area (2007)74.88 km2 (28.91 sq mi)
Population (2015)57,943
Density (2015)774 / km2 (2,004 / sq mi)
Coordinates15° 35' North, 120° 53' East (15.5863, 120.8778)
Estimated elevation above sea level41.0 meters (134.5 feet)

Santo Domingo is a municipality in the landlocked province of Nueva Ecija.

The municipality has a land area of 74.88 square kilometers or 28.91 square miles which constitutes 1.30% of Nueva Ecija's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 57,943. This represented 2.69% of the total population of Nueva Ecija province, or 0.52% of the overall population of the Central Luzon region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 774 inhabitants per square kilometer or 2,004 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Santo Domingo has 24 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)
Baloc16.01%9,2747,75319.62%3.47%
Buasao2.12%1,2291,1467.24%1.34%
Burgos3.08%1,7871,61110.92%1.99%
Cabugao4.03%2,3361,90622.56%3.95%
Casulucan2.33%1,3521,2369.39%1.72%
Comitang3.26%1,8901,7895.65%1.05%
Concepcion2.66%1,5411,22425.90%4.48%
Dolores3.53%2,0451,8699.42%1.73%
General Luna2.39%1,3841,3214.77%0.89%
Hulo3.39%1,9631,7889.79%1.79%
Mabini2.54%1,4691,21221.20%3.73%
Malasin3.34%1,9351,8305.74%1.07%
Malaya5.69%3,2962,74320.16%3.56%
Malayantoc4.58%2,6561,99233.33%5.63%
Mambarao3.77%2,1831,85018.00%3.20%
Poblacion1.33%76869310.82%1.98%
Pulong Buli3.71%2,1501,86715.16%2.72%
Sagaba5.15%2,9862,9710.50%0.10%
San Agustin2.59%1,4981,23721.10%3.71%
San Fabian3.89%2,2542,2480.27%0.05%
San Francisco2.04%1,1801,03613.90%2.51%
San Pascual5.25%3,0412,65714.45%2.60%
Santa Rita2.22%1,2891,2156.09%1.13%
Santo Rosario11.11%6,4375,78911.19%2.04%
Santo Domingo Total57,94350,98313.65%2.47%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Santo Domingo for the fiscal year of 2016 was 115,358,162.58.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200963,010,844.43
201067,550,554.767.20%
201175,311,309.9111.49%
201278,186,093.773.82%
201385,035,982.848.76%
201495,440,521.2412.24%
2015105,126,206.4810.15%
2016115,358,162.589.73%

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 Santo Domingo is 5 to 9, with 5,777 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 590 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 11,072
1 to 44,637
5 to 95,777
10 to 145,422
15 to 195,363
20 to 245,473
25 to 294,907
30 to 344,412
35 to 394,016
40 to 443,397
45 to 493,400
50 to 542,768
55 to 592,332
60 to 641,717
65 to 691,201
70 to 74838
75 to 79590
80 and over621
Total57,943

Historical population

The population of Santo Domingo grew from 16,983 in 1960 to 57,943 in 2015, an increase of 40,960 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 2.47%, or an increase of 6,960 people, from the previous population of 50,983 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
16,983
22,8282.94%
25,3062.09%
29,0132.77%
35,8642.14%
40,9922.54%
45,9342.47%
47,9600.60%
50,9832.25%
57,9432.47%

Location

The municipal center of Santo Domingo is situated at approximately 15° 35' North, 120° 53' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 41.0 meters or 134.5 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 Santo Domingo are Muñoz, Cabanatuan, Palayan, San Jose, Gapan, and Tarlac City. The nearest municipalities are Talavera, Quezon, Aliaga, Licab, Guimba, and Zaragoza. Its distance from the national capital is 110.72 kilometers (68.80 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 110.72 kilometers (68.80 miles) to the South (S6°E)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 57,943, ranked 386 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 28.91 square kilometers, ranked 1,157 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 774 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 222 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 2.47%, ranked 378 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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