Cavite City, Province of Cavite

Summary data
Typecity (component)
Island groupLuzon
RegionCALABARZON (Region IV‑A)
ProvinceCavite
Barangay count84
Postal code4100
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesManila Bay [South China Sea]
Area (2007)10.89 km2 (4.20 sq mi)
Population (2015)102,806
Density (2015)9,440 / km2 (24,478 / sq mi)
Coordinates14° 29' North, 120° 55' East (14.4820, 120.9089)
Estimated elevation above sea level7.3 meters (23.8 feet)

Cavite is a coastal component city in the province of Cavite.

The city has a land area of 10.89 square kilometers or 4.20 square miles which constitutes 0.69% of Cavite's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 102,806. This represented 2.79% of the total population of Cavite province, or 0.71% of the overall population of the CALABARZON region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 9,440 inhabitants per square kilometer or 24,478 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Cavite City has 84 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)
Barangay 10.62%640742-13.75%-2.78%
Barangay 101.33%1,3671,3431.79%0.34%
Barangay 10‑A1.67%1,7211,6156.56%1.22%
Barangay 10‑B2.35%2,4122,3980.58%0.11%
Barangay 111.39%1,4251,525-6.56%-1.28%
Barangay 120.40%41635118.52%3.29%
Barangay 131.69%1,7391,6902.90%0.55%
Barangay 141.06%1,08996412.97%2.35%
Barangay 150.41%42632630.67%5.23%
Barangay 160.71%7337290.55%0.10%
Barangay 170.43%437497-12.07%-2.42%
Barangay 180.42%433581-25.47%-5.44%
Barangay 190.68%69855425.99%4.50%
Barangay 20.44%451683-33.97%-7.60%
Barangay 200.57%5835643.37%0.63%
Barangay 210.52%539775-30.45%-6.68%
Barangay 221.71%1,7531,791-2.12%-0.41%
Barangay 22‑A1.40%1,4371,16922.93%4.01%
Barangay 230.68%7026921.45%0.27%
Barangay 242.00%2,0531,9604.74%0.89%
Barangay 250.36%37227833.81%5.70%
Barangay 261.32%1,3611,22311.28%2.06%
Barangay 270.51%5225200.38%0.07%
Barangay 281.65%1,6941,5568.87%1.63%
Barangay 290.91%93283811.22%2.04%
Barangay 29‑A0.64%6601,038-36.42%-8.26%
Barangay 30.59%60944138.10%6.34%
Barangay 301.97%2,0242,088-3.07%-0.59%
Barangay 310.59%609741-17.81%-3.67%
Barangay 320.46%4754691.28%0.24%
Barangay 330.75%7727502.93%0.55%
Barangay 340.61%6276122.45%0.46%
Barangay 350.81%8358004.38%0.82%
Barangay 361.80%1,8551,7565.64%1.05%
Barangay 36‑A0.90%922968-4.75%-0.92%
Barangay 371.40%1,4351,3436.85%1.27%
Barangay 37‑A0.68%701962-27.13%-5.85%
Barangay 380.88%9079060.11%0.02%
Barangay 38‑A0.64%659787-16.26%-3.32%
Barangay 390.72%7376749.35%1.72%
Barangay 40.21%211273-22.71%-4.79%
Barangay 400.46%4774652.58%0.49%
Barangay 411.42%1,4611,4232.67%0.50%
Barangay 422.07%2,1232,0583.16%0.59%
Barangay 42‑A1.29%1,3241,2922.48%0.47%
Barangay 42‑B0.97%99789711.15%2.03%
Barangay 42‑C2.03%2,0871,63527.65%4.76%
Barangay 431.47%1,5121,4941.20%0.23%
Barangay 441.57%1,6131,44311.78%2.14%
Barangay 451.00%1,0321,110-7.03%-1.38%
Barangay 45‑A1.10%1,1291,0329.40%1.73%
Barangay 461.04%1,0671,132-5.74%-1.12%
Barangay 470.94%9711,271-23.60%-5.00%
Barangay 47‑A0.82%840901-6.77%-1.33%
Barangay 47‑B1.21%1,2441,2350.73%0.14%
Barangay 481.61%1,6601,6540.36%0.07%
Barangay 48‑A3.06%3,1462,9167.89%1.46%
Barangay 491.61%1,6571,33923.75%4.14%
Barangay 49‑A0.77%796962-17.26%-3.54%
Barangay 51.51%1,5551,4924.22%0.79%
Barangay 501.05%1,0821,092-0.92%-0.18%
Barangay 510.87%893930-3.98%-0.77%
Barangay 521.07%1,0951,319-16.98%-3.48%
Barangay 531.78%1,8331,943-5.66%-1.10%
Barangay 53‑A0.74%760811-6.29%-1.23%
Barangay 53‑B2.20%2,2622,2102.35%0.44%
Barangay 541.57%1,6121,760-8.41%-1.66%
Barangay 54‑A1.02%1,0531,0470.57%0.11%
Barangay 550.92%9489262.38%0.45%
Barangay 561.26%1,3001,462-11.08%-2.21%
Barangay 571.12%1,1501,223-5.97%-1.16%
Barangay 581.55%1,5921,5502.71%0.51%
Barangay 58‑A1.27%1,3081,2831.95%0.37%
Barangay 590.77%794813-2.34%-0.45%
Barangay 62.06%2,1132,125-0.56%-0.11%
Barangay 601.40%1,4421,30410.58%1.93%
Barangay 610.67%6916732.67%0.50%
Barangay 61‑A2.03%2,0861,9715.83%1.09%
Barangay 621.61%1,6521,5456.93%1.28%
Barangay 62‑A2.97%3,0572,52021.31%3.75%
Barangay 62‑B0.57%58853410.11%1.85%
Barangay 71.57%1,6131,39915.30%2.75%
Barangay 84.66%4,7914,3978.96%1.65%
Barangay 90.42%427560-23.75%-5.03%
Cavite City Total102,806101,1201.67%0.32%

Historical population

The population of Cavite City grew from 54,891 in 1960 to 102,806 in 2015, an increase of 47,915 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.32%, or an increase of 1,686 people, from the previous population of 101,120 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
54,891
75,7393.20%
82,4561.72%
87,6661.23%
91,6410.44%
92,6410.20%
99,3671.51%
104,5810.71%
101,120-1.22%
102,8060.32%

Location

The city center of Cavite is situated at approximately 14° 29' North, 120° 55' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 7.3 meters or 23.8 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 Cavite City are Bacoor, Imus, Las Piñas, Parañaque, General Trias, and Pasay. The nearest municipalities are Kawit, Noveleta, Rosario, Tanza, Pateros, and General Mariano Alvarez. Its distance from the national capital is 14.25 kilometers (8.85 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

  • Kawit, Cavite, 4.23 kilometers (2.63 miles) to the South (S8°W)
  • Noveleta, Cavite, 6.05 kilometers (3.76 miles) to the South‑Southwest (S27°W)
  • Rosario, Cavite, 9.53 kilometers (5.92 miles) to the Southwest (S39°W)
  • Tanza, Cavite, 11.57 kilometers (7.19 miles) to the South‑Southwest (S31°W)
  • Pateros, 18.13 kilometers (11.27 miles) to the East‑Northeast (N68°E)
  • General Mariano Alvarez, Cavite, 22.91 kilometers (14.23 miles) to the South‑Southeast (S27°E)

Nearest cities

  • Bacoor, Cavite, 4.19 kilometers (2.60 miles) to the Southeast (S53°E)
  • Imus, Cavite, 7.38 kilometers (4.59 miles) to the South‑Southeast (S19°E)
  • Las Piñas, 7.87 kilometers (4.89 miles) to the East (S89°E)
  • Parañaque, 9.14 kilometers (5.68 miles) to the East‑Northeast (N77°E)
  • General Trias, Cavite, 11.03 kilometers (6.86 miles) to the South‑Southwest (S16°W)
  • Pasay, 11.56 kilometers (7.18 miles) to the Northeast (N54°E)

Distance from Manila: 14.25 kilometers (8.85 miles) to the North‑Northeast (N32°E)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 102,806, ranked 181 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 4.20 square kilometers, ranked 1,617 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 9,440 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 20 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 0.32%, ranked 1,472 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. Postal codes are from the Philippine Postal Corporation.
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