Dasmariñas, Province of Cavite

Summary data
Typecity (component)
Island groupLuzon
RegionCALABARZON (Region IV‑A)
ProvinceCavite
Barangay count75
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Area (2007)90.13 km2 (34.80 sq mi)
Population (2015)659,019
Density (2015)7,312 / km2 (18,937 / sq mi)
Coordinates14° 20' North, 120° 56' East (14.3270, 120.9370)
Estimated elevation above sea level88.8 meters (291.1 feet)

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

The city has a land area of 90.13 square kilometers or 34.80 square miles which constitutes 5.73% of Cavite's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 659,019. This represented 17.92% of the total population of Cavite province, or 4.57% of the overall population of the CALABARZON region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 7,312 inhabitants per square kilometer or 18,937 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Dasmariñas has 75 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)
Burol1.25%8,2609,526-13.29%-2.68%
Burol I2.39%15,75114,9125.63%1.05%
Burol II0.73%4,8384,4428.91%1.64%
Burol III1.38%9,0778,4737.13%1.32%
Datu Esmael1.99%13,1129,07944.42%7.25%
Emmanuel Bergado I1.12%7,3866,65311.02%2.01%
Emmanuel Bergado II0.45%2,9822,7149.87%1.81%
Fatima I0.95%6,2915,8557.45%1.38%
Fatima II0.61%4,0233,8644.11%0.77%
Fatima III0.56%3,7123,6581.48%0.28%
H‑21.44%9,4779,1823.21%0.60%
Langkaan I3.25%21,42613,62957.21%9.00%
Langkaan II4.58%30,19725,35019.12%3.39%
Luzviminda I0.50%3,2853,0806.66%1.23%
Luzviminda II0.71%4,6884,3467.87%1.45%
Paliparan I1.09%7,1535,97119.80%3.50%
Paliparan II2.71%17,88115,23317.38%3.10%
Paliparan III10.35%68,22459,83814.01%2.53%
Sabang2.23%14,68013,33210.11%1.85%
Saint Peter I0.39%2,5532,3478.78%1.61%
Saint Peter II0.37%2,4622,23810.01%1.83%
Salawag12.16%80,13661,44130.43%5.19%
Salitran I0.85%5,6263,69452.30%8.34%
Salitran II1.73%11,3719,52419.39%3.43%
Salitran III2.27%14,94914,6811.83%0.35%
Salitran IV1.31%8,6435,98444.44%7.25%
Sampaloc I1.00%6,6125,53919.37%3.43%
Sampaloc II2.14%14,12710,17038.91%6.46%
Sampaloc III1.59%10,4698,03530.29%5.17%
Sampaloc IV6.06%39,95035,65512.05%2.19%
Sampaloc V0.49%3,2243,1462.48%0.47%
San Agustin I1.29%8,4719,523-11.05%-2.20%
San Agustin II1.60%10,5149,27113.41%2.42%
San Agustin III1.55%10,20410,0461.57%0.30%
San Andres I0.48%3,1733,1321.31%0.25%
San Andres II0.52%3,4553,2944.89%0.91%
San Antonio de Padua I0.47%3,1103,0521.90%0.36%
San Antonio de Padua II0.47%3,0912,8807.33%1.36%
San Dionisio1.06%6,9806,34210.06%1.84%
San Esteban0.64%4,2194,300-1.88%-0.36%
San Francisco I0.46%3,0302,73210.91%1.99%
San Francisco II0.53%3,4953,2886.30%1.17%
San Isidro Labrador I0.79%5,2374,27822.42%3.93%
San Isidro Labrador II0.33%2,1942,0904.98%0.93%
San Jose1.36%8,95510,702-16.32%-3.34%
San Juan0.55%3,6123,5212.58%0.49%
San Lorenzo Ruiz I0.48%3,1903,0594.28%0.80%
San Lorenzo Ruiz II0.62%4,1093,65712.36%2.24%
San Luis I0.59%3,9213,41714.75%2.65%
San Luis II0.69%4,5244,04211.92%2.17%
San Manuel I0.41%2,7032,5804.77%0.89%
San Manuel II0.46%3,0372,74210.76%1.96%
San Mateo0.74%4,8774,5128.09%1.49%
San Miguel0.64%4,2403,66115.82%2.84%
San Miguel II0.36%2,3902,1869.33%1.71%
San Nicolas I0.30%2,0051,9373.51%0.66%
San Nicolas II0.74%4,8514,5955.57%1.04%
San Roque0.45%2,9492,62312.43%2.26%
San Simon1.05%6,9097,095-2.62%-0.50%
Santa Cristina I0.49%3,2193,237-0.56%-0.11%
Santa Cristina II0.57%3,7823,4908.37%1.54%
Santa Cruz I0.74%4,8644,6644.29%0.80%
Santa Cruz II0.35%2,3232,2224.55%0.85%
Santa Fe1.02%6,7506,2637.78%1.44%
Santa Lucia1.02%6,7545,76217.22%3.07%
Santa Maria0.78%5,1354,7857.31%1.35%
Santo Cristo0.70%4,6354,3805.82%1.08%
Santo Niño I0.43%2,8472,6935.72%1.06%
Santo Niño II0.42%2,7362,5666.63%1.23%
Victoria Reyes2.16%14,24814,631-2.62%-0.50%
Zone I0.57%3,7563,40510.31%1.89%
Zone I‑B0.95%6,2634,31445.18%7.36%
Zone II0.19%1,2581,10413.95%2.52%
Zone III0.78%5,1683,20661.20%9.52%
Zone IV0.50%3,2712,94710.99%2.01%
Dasmariñas Total659,019575,81714.45%2.60%

Historical population

The population of Dasmariñas grew from 11,744 in 1960 to 659,019 in 2015, an increase of 647,275 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 2.60%, or an increase of 83,202 people, from the previous population of 575,817 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
11,744
17,9484.24%
22,8054.92%
51,89417.87%
136,55610.16%
262,40613.02%
379,5208.23%
556,3305.42%
575,8171.26%
659,0192.60%

Location

The city center of Dasmariñas is situated at approximately 14° 20' North, 120° 56' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 88.8 meters or 291.1 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 Dasmariñas are General Trias, Trece Martires, Imus, San Pedro, Muntinlupa, and Bacoor. The nearest municipalities are General Mariano Alvarez, Tanza, Silang, Noveleta, Carmona, and Rosario. Its distance from the national capital is 29.53 kilometers (18.35 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 29.53 kilometers (18.35 miles) to the North (N9°E)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 659,019, ranked 12 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 34.80 square kilometers, ranked 1,103 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 7,312 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 24 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 2.60%, ranked 186 out of 1,634

Notes

  1. Unless otherwise specified, population count (excluding percentages) and land area figures are derived from the Philippine Statistics Authority.
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