San Nicolas, Province of Batangas

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionCALABARZON (Region IV‑A)
ProvinceBatangas
Barangay count18
Postal code4207
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Area (2007)14.37 km2 (5.55 sq mi)
Population (2015)22,623
Density (2015)1,574 / km2 (4,076 / sq mi)
Coordinates13° 56' North, 120° 57' East (13.9302, 120.9521)
Estimated elevation above sea level10.9 meters (35.8 feet)

San Nicolas is a landlocked municipality in the coastal province of Batangas.

The municipality has a land area of 14.37 square kilometers or 5.55 square miles which constitutes 0.46% of Batangas's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 22,623. This represented 0.84% of the total population of Batangas province, or 0.16% of the overall population of the CALABARZON region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 1,574 inhabitants per square kilometer or 4,076 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

San Nicolas has 18 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)
Abelo4.32%97886912.54%2.28%
Alas‑as5.87%1,32790147.28%7.65%
Balete8.05%1,8221,7593.58%0.67%
Baluk‑baluk4.05%91680413.93%2.51%
Bancoro11.70%2,6482,5493.88%0.73%
Bangin8.88%2,0081,9105.13%0.96%
Calangay8.11%1,8341,65111.08%2.02%
Hipit2.75%6235719.11%1.67%
Maabud North4.38%9919820.92%0.17%
Maabud South3.08%6966822.05%0.39%
Munlawin4.31%97677426.10%4.51%
Pansipit1.97%4464225.69%1.06%
Poblacion10.97%2,4812,4162.69%0.51%
Pulang‑Bato2.91%65948336.44%6.09%
Santo Niño4.06%91982611.26%2.05%
Sinturisan8.61%1,9471,71013.86%2.50%
Tagudtod2.79%6316231.28%0.24%
Talang3.19%7216678.10%1.49%
San Nicolas Total22,62320,5999.83%1.80%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of San Nicolas for the fiscal year of 2016 was 64,364,110.64.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200933,314,121.23
201035,097,876.475.35%
201143,056,821.4122.68%
201240,621,215.74-5.66%
201345,200,727.5711.27%
201452,778,561.6416.76%
201558,998,605.6311.79%
201664,364,110.649.09%

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 Nicolas is 10 to 14, with 2,307 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 235 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1411
1 to 41,838
5 to 92,300
10 to 142,307
15 to 192,191
20 to 241,963
25 to 291,913
30 to 341,789
35 to 391,609
40 to 441,365
45 to 491,210
50 to 54990
55 to 59775
60 to 64624
65 to 69522
70 to 74335
75 to 79246
80 and over235
Total22,623

Historical population

The population of San Nicolas grew from 9,575 in 1960 to 22,623 in 2015, an increase of 13,048 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.80%, or an increase of 2,024 people, from the previous population of 20,599 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
9,575
8,742-0.89%
8,8770.31%
10,5113.44%
13,1742.28%
14,5091.82%
16,2782.50%
19,0462.19%
20,5992.89%
22,6231.80%

Location

The municipal center of San Nicolas is situated at approximately 13° 56' North, 120° 57' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 10.9 meters or 35.8 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 Nicolas are Tagaytay, Batangas City, Lipa, Tanauan, Calamba, and Trece Martires. The nearest municipalities are Agoncillo, Taal, Lemery, Santa Teresita, San Luis, and Alitagtag. Its distance from the national capital is 73.13 kilometers (45.44 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 73.13 kilometers (45.44 miles) to the North (N2°E)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 22,623, ranked 1,180 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 5.55 square kilometers, ranked 1,606 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 1,574 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 105 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.80%, ranked 747 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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