Tagaytay, Province of Cavite

Summary data
Typecity (component)
Island groupLuzon
RegionCALABARZON (Region IV‑A)
Barangay count34
Postal code4120
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Area (2007)65.00 km2 (25.10 sq mi)
Population (2015)71,181
Density (2015)1,095 / km2 (2,836 / sq mi)
Coordinates14° 7' North, 120° 58' East (14.1149, 120.9635)
Estimated elevation above sea level559.7 meters (1,835.8 feet)

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

The city has a land area of 65.00 square kilometers or 25.10 square miles which constitutes 4.13% of Cavite's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 71,181. This represented 1.94% of the total population of Cavite province, or 0.49% of the overall population of the CALABARZON region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 1,095 inhabitants per square kilometer or 2,836 inhabitants per square mile.


Tagaytay has 34 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)
Bagong Tubig1.08%771824-6.43%-1.26%
Dapdap East1.00%71350740.63%6.71%
Dapdap West1.42%1,01480426.12%4.52%
Guinhawa North0.80%57349615.52%2.79%
Guinhawa South1.81%1,2871,2820.39%0.07%
Iruhin East1.38%9809760.41%0.08%
Iruhin South1.58%1,12784034.17%5.76%
Iruhin West4.50%3,2012,69718.69%3.32%
Kaybagal East6.55%4,6594,2609.37%1.72%
Kaybagal North3.88%2,7602,48011.29%2.06%
Kaybagal South9.03%6,4293,94962.80%9.72%
Mag‑Asawang Ilat1.93%1,3721,22412.09%2.20%
Maharlika East1.89%1,3461,371-1.82%-0.35%
Maharlika West1.41%1,00486915.54%2.79%
Maitim 2nd Central1.76%1,25387543.20%7.08%
Maitim 2nd East3.53%2,5162,20414.16%2.55%
Maitim 2nd West1.01%722767-5.87%-1.14%
Mendez Crossing East3.01%2,1432,575-16.78%-3.44%
Mendez Crossing West3.55%2,5282,16017.04%3.04%
Patutong Malaki North2.53%1,7991,44124.84%4.32%
Patutong Malaki South3.48%2,4752,09518.14%3.22%
San Jose6.33%4,5063,33635.07%5.89%
Silang Junction North1.87%1,3341,17014.02%2.53%
Silang Junction South1.63%1,1621,166-0.34%-0.07%
Sungay North5.40%3,8433,6166.28%1.17%
Sungay South6.05%4,3043,84312.00%2.18%
Tolentino East3.56%2,5372,4184.92%0.92%
Tolentino West2.02%1,4391,3357.79%1.44%
Tagaytay Total71,18162,03014.75%2.65%

Historical population

The population of Tagaytay grew from 7,203 in 1960 to 71,181 in 2015, an increase of 63,978 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 2.65%, or an increase of 9,151 people, from the previous population of 62,030 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate


The city center of Tagaytay is situated at approximately 14° 7' North, 120° 58' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 559.7 meters or 1,835.8 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 Tagaytay are Trece Martires, Tanauan, Dasmariñas, Calamba, Cabuyao, and Santa Rosa. The nearest municipalities are Mendez, Talisay, Amadeo, Laurel, Silang, and Alfonso. Its distance from the national capital is 52.66 kilometers (32.72 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

  • Mendez, Cavite, 6.52 kilometers (4.05 miles) to the West‑Northwest (N75°W)
  • Talisay, Batangas, 6.70 kilometers (4.16 miles) to the East‑Southeast (S70°E)
  • Amadeo, Cavite, 7.53 kilometers (4.68 miles) to the Northwest (N36°W)
  • Laurel, Batangas, 7.85 kilometers (4.88 miles) to the South‑Southwest (S25°W)
  • Silang, Cavite, 12.08 kilometers (7.51 miles) to the North (N5°E)
  • Alfonso, Cavite, 11.88 kilometers (7.38 miles) to the West‑Northwest (N77°W)

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 52.66 kilometers (32.72 miles) to the North (N2°E)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 71,181, ranked 315 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 25.10 square kilometers, ranked 1,280 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 1,095 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 155 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 2.65%, ranked 178 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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