Mendez, Province of Cavite

Summary data
Island groupLuzon
RegionCALABARZON (Region IV‑A)
Barangay count24
Postal code4121
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Area (2007)43.27 km2 (16.71 sq mi)
Population (2015)31,529
Density (2015)729 / km2 (1,887 / sq mi)
Coordinates14° 8' North, 120° 54' East (14.1300, 120.9051)
Estimated elevation above sea level526.5 meters (1,726.8 feet)

Mendez, formerly known as Mendez-Nuñez, is a landlocked municipality in the coastal province of Cavite.

The municipality has a land area of 43.27 square kilometers or 16.71 square miles which constitutes 2.75% of Cavite's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 31,529. This represented 0.86% of the total population of Cavite province, or 0.22% of the overall population of the CALABARZON region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 729 inhabitants per square kilometer or 1,887 inhabitants per square mile.


Mendez has 24 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)
Anuling Cerca I4.60%1,4501,3834.84%0.90%
Anuling Cerca II3.13%98787512.80%2.32%
Anuling Lejos I4.63%1,4601,3785.95%1.11%
Anuling Lejos II2.57%81171213.90%2.51%
Asis I9.65%3,0412,8815.55%1.03%
Asis II3.31%1,04491514.10%2.54%
Asis III4.42%1,3951,3185.84%1.09%
Galicia I5.75%1,8121,48422.10%3.88%
Galicia II5.52%1,7401,874-7.15%-1.40%
Galicia III11.59%3,6532,95923.45%4.09%
Miguel Mojica3.20%1,00871640.78%6.73%
Palocpoc I5.03%1,5871,32020.23%3.57%
Palocpoc II3.50%1,1021,0138.79%1.62%
Panungyan I5.58%1,7581,51815.81%2.83%
Panungyan II4.87%1,5341,4198.10%1.49%
Poblacion I2.22%69956423.94%4.17%
Poblacion II2.03%640759-15.68%-3.19%
Poblacion III3.76%1,1841,199-1.25%-0.24%
Poblacion IV1.92%604648-6.79%-1.33%
Poblacion V2.99%9439073.97%0.74%
Poblacion VI4.11%1,2971,298-0.08%-0.01%
Poblacion VII2.42%763777-1.80%-0.35%
Mendez Total31,52928,57010.36%1.89%

Historical population

The population of Mendez grew from 11,427 in 1960 to 31,529 in 2015, an increase of 20,102 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.89%, or an increase of 2,959 people, from the previous population of 28,570 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate


The municipal center of Mendez is situated at approximately 14° 8' North, 120° 54' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 526.5 meters or 1,726.8 feet above mean sea level.


Based on the great-circle distance (the shortest distance between two points over the surface of the Earth), the cities closest to Mendez are Tagaytay, Trece Martires, Dasmariñas, Tanauan, General Trias, and Cabuyao. The nearest municipalities are Amadeo, Alfonso, Indang, Laurel, Silang, and General Emilio Aguinaldo. Its distance from the national capital is 51.60 kilometers (32.06 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 51.60 kilometers (32.06 miles) to the North (N9°E)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 31,529, ranked 897 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 16.71 square kilometers, ranked 1,453 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 729 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 254 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.89%, ranked 423 out of 1,634


  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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