Mendez, Province of Cavite

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionCALABARZON (Region IV‑A)
ProvinceCavite
Barangay count24
Postal code4121
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
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.

Barangays

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%
Banayad0.69%21916830.36%5.18%
Bukal2.53%79848564.54%9.95%
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%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Mendez for the fiscal year of 2016 was 86,388,520.07.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200943,015,956.16
201048,515,224.0712.78%
201152,917,273.069.07%
201251,726,943.31-2.25%
201358,674,222.7913.43%
201467,191,210.7914.52%
201576,473,578.0713.81%
201686,388,520.0712.97%

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 Mendez is 5 to 9, with 2,932 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 337 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1614
1 to 42,371
5 to 92,932
10 to 142,905
15 to 192,887
20 to 242,712
25 to 292,628
30 to 342,403
35 to 392,200
40 to 441,911
45 to 491,864
50 to 541,595
55 to 591,376
60 to 641,068
65 to 69792
70 to 74511
75 to 79337
80 and over423
Total31,529

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.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
11,427
12,3330.75%
13,8442.35%
15,0441.68%
17,6521.61%
20,3212.67%
22,9372.63%
26,7572.15%
28,5702.42%
31,5291.89%

Location

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.


Distances

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 885 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 16.71 square kilometers, ranked 1,441 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 729 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 249 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.89%, ranked 60 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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