Maragondon, Province of Cavite

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionCALABARZON (Region IV‑A)
ProvinceCavite
Barangay count27
Postal code4112
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesSouth China Sea
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
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%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Maragondon for the fiscal year of 2016 was 101,388,428.87.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200960,325,501.71
201058,965,444.72-2.25%
201168,594,918.9916.33%
201262,457,299.15-8.95%
201369,966,141.4612.02%
201481,544,505.6116.55%
201592,443,527.3413.37%
2016101,388,428.879.68%

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 Maragondon is 20 to 24, with 3,744 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 351 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1686
1 to 43,044
5 to 93,584
10 to 143,718
15 to 193,597
20 to 243,744
25 to 293,218
30 to 342,825
35 to 392,660
40 to 442,260
45 to 491,995
50 to 541,852
55 to 591,472
60 to 641,088
65 to 69806
70 to 74444
75 to 79376
80 and over351
Total37,720

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 730 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 63.56 square kilometers, ranked 676 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 229 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 872 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.28%, ranked 1,523 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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