Maragondon, Province of Cavite

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionCALABARZON (Region IV‑A)
ProvinceCavite
Barangay count27
Postal code4112
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesSouth China Sea
Area (2007)164.61 km2 (63.56 sq mi)
Population (2015)37,720
Density (2015)229 / km2 (593 / sq mi)
Coordinates14° 16' North, 120° 44' East (14.2737, 120.7362)
Estimated elevation above sea level20.4 meters (67.0 feet)

Maragondon is a coastal municipality in the province of Cavite.

The municipality has a land area of 164.61 square kilometers or 63.56 square miles which constitutes 10.46% of Cavite's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 37,720. This represented 1.03% of the total population of Cavite province, or 0.26% of the overall population of the CALABARZON region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 229 inhabitants per square kilometer or 593 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Maragondon has 27 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)
Bucal I8.60%3,2433,425-5.31%-1.03%
Bucal II3.63%1,3681,2985.39%1.01%
Bucal III A1.91%72049146.64%7.56%
Bucal III B1.73%652703-7.25%-1.42%
Bucal IV A1.97%742870-14.71%-2.98%
Bucal IV B2.05%7727680.52%0.10%
Caingin Poblacion6.46%2,4362,526-3.56%-0.69%
Garita I A4.04%1,5251,4068.46%1.56%
Garita I B3.03%1,1441,0944.57%0.85%
Layong Mabilog2.58%9759077.50%1.39%
Mabato3.23%1,2201,00022.00%3.86%
Pantihan I3.06%1,1541,00015.40%2.76%
Pantihan II3.42%1,29197432.55%5.51%
Pantihan III3.98%1,5011,3927.83%1.45%
Pantihan IV5.49%2,0721,73319.56%3.46%
Patungan3.28%1,2391,658-25.27%-5.40%
Pinagsanhan I A3.13%1,1821,1364.05%0.76%
Pinagsanhan I B11.45%4,3183,30630.61%5.22%
Poblacion I A1.90%71857624.65%4.28%
Poblacion I B3.58%1,3521,361-0.66%-0.13%
Poblacion II A1.96%73866910.31%1.89%
Poblacion II B0.85%320375-14.67%-2.97%
San Miguel I A2.87%1,0811,109-2.52%-0.49%
San Miguel I B3.20%1,2061,2020.33%0.06%
Talipusngo3.03%1,1421,0795.84%1.09%
Tulay Kanluran3.05%1,1511,04410.25%1.88%
Tulay Silangan6.52%2,4582,18712.39%2.25%
Maragondon Total37,72035,2896.89%1.28%

Historical population

The population of Maragondon grew from 9,994 in 1960 to 37,720 in 2015, an increase of 27,726 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.28%, or an increase of 2,431 people, from the previous population of 35,289 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
9,994
12,7432.41%
14,7853.03%
18,0184.03%
22,8142.39%
25,8282.35%
31,2274.15%
33,6041.02%
35,2891.80%
37,7201.28%

Location

The municipal center of Maragondon is situated at approximately 14° 16' North, 120° 44' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 20.4 meters or 67.0 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 Maragondon are Trece Martires, General Trias, Dasmariñas, Imus, Cavite City, and Bacoor. The nearest municipalities are Ternate, Naic, Magallanes, General Emilio Aguinaldo, Indang, and Tanza. Its distance from the national capital is 43.82 kilometers (27.23 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 43.82 kilometers (27.23 miles) to the Northeast (N37°E)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 37,720, ranked 742 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 63.56 square kilometers, ranked 684 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 229 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 881 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.28%, ranked 825 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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