Moncada, Province of Tarlac

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionCentral Luzon (Region III)
ProvinceTarlac
Barangay count37
Postal code2308
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Area (2007)85.75 km2 (33.11 sq mi)
Population (2015)57,787
Density (2015)674 / km2 (1,745 / sq mi)
Coordinates15° 44' North, 120° 34' East (15.7336, 120.5726)
Estimated elevation above sea level24.0 meters (78.7 feet)

Moncada is a municipality in the landlocked province of Tarlac.

The municipality has a land area of 85.75 square kilometers or 33.11 square miles which constitutes 2.81% of Tarlac's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 57,787. This represented 4.23% of the total population of Tarlac province, or 0.52% of the overall population of the Central Luzon region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 674 inhabitants per square kilometer or 1,745 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Moncada has 37 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)
Ablang‑Sapang6.44%3,7203,32711.81%2.15%
Aringin3.14%1,8161,54917.24%3.07%
Atencio1.06%612638-4.08%-0.79%
Banaoang East2.27%1,3121,3040.61%0.12%
Banaoang West2.68%1,5481,5211.78%0.34%
Baquero Norte2.56%1,4791,4273.64%0.68%
Baquero Sur2.11%1,2181,265-3.72%-0.72%
Burgos4.08%2,3592,455-3.91%-0.76%
Calamay1.24%7146923.18%0.60%
Calapan2.08%1,2031,1088.57%1.58%
Camangaan East2.82%1,6271,665-2.28%-0.44%
Camangaan West2.04%1,1811,1661.29%0.24%
Camposanto 1‑Norte2.67%1,5421,5400.13%0.02%
Camposanto 1‑Sur2.97%1,7161,6583.50%0.66%
Camposanto 23.86%2,2321,99811.71%2.13%
Capaoayan4.81%2,7802,6385.38%1.00%
Lapsing2.65%1,5301,577-2.98%-0.57%
Mabini3.70%2,1391,9907.49%1.38%
Maluac2.76%1,5941,597-0.19%-0.04%
Poblacion 12.80%1,6201,5047.71%1.42%
Poblacion 23.04%1,7591,7440.86%0.16%
Poblacion 31.62%938948-1.05%-0.20%
Poblacion 41.77%1,0241,058-3.21%-0.62%
Rizal2.33%1,3461,391-3.24%-0.62%
San Juan3.44%1,9882,004-0.80%-0.15%
San Julian4.66%2,6912,6162.87%0.54%
San Leon2.06%1,1911,214-1.89%-0.36%
San Pedro1.38%7977595.01%0.93%
San Roque2.04%1,1761,1333.80%0.71%
Santa Lucia East2.01%1,1631,0679.00%1.65%
Santa Lucia West1.69%9799483.27%0.61%
Santa Maria3.51%2,0291,9901.96%0.37%
Santa Monica2.90%1,6741,691-1.01%-0.19%
Tolega Norte1.54%8898395.96%1.11%
Tolega Sur2.25%1,3001,2821.40%0.27%
Tubectubang3.86%2,2332,2250.36%0.07%
Villa1.16%6686551.98%0.37%
Moncada Total57,78756,1832.85%0.54%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Moncada for the fiscal year of 2016 was 173,822,969.04.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200978,033,163.76
201092,541,457.7218.59%
2011144,226,670.4755.85%
201290,668,504.53-37.13%
201395,343,864.535.16%
2014109,772,825.9415.13%
2015123,066,584.9812.11%
2016173,822,969.0441.24%

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 Moncada is 5 to 9, with 6,089 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 662 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 11,171
1 to 44,899
5 to 96,089
10 to 145,945
15 to 195,344
20 to 244,806
25 to 294,433
30 to 344,026
35 to 393,538
40 to 443,411
45 to 493,401
50 to 542,850
55 to 592,339
60 to 641,826
65 to 691,443
70 to 74941
75 to 79662
80 and over663
Total57,787

Historical population

The population of Moncada grew from 23,496 in 1960 to 57,787 in 2015, an increase of 34,291 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.54%, or an increase of 1,604 people, from the previous population of 56,183 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
23,496
29,1952.15%
31,8251.75%
34,4511.60%
41,6721.92%
46,2191.96%
49,6071.53%
54,5471.32%
56,1831.08%
57,7870.54%

Location

The municipal center of Moncada is situated at approximately 15° 44' North, 120° 34' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 24.0 meters or 78.7 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 Moncada are Urdaneta, Tarlac City, San Carlos, Muñoz, Dagupan, and San Jose. The nearest municipalities are Anao, Nampicuan, Paniqui, San Manuel, Ramos, and Cuyapo. Its distance from the national capital is 133.83 kilometers (83.16 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 133.83 kilometers (83.16 miles) to the South‑Southeast (S19°E)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 57,787, ranked 370 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 33.11 square kilometers, ranked 1,057 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 674 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 256 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 0.54%, ranked 934 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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