San Francisco, Province of Quezon

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionCALABARZON (Region IV‑A)
ProvinceQuezon
Barangay count16
Postal code4315
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesSibuyan Sea
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Area (2007)303.96 km2 (117.36 sq mi)
Population (2015)61,473
Density (2015)202 / km2 (524 / sq mi)
Coordinates13° 21' North, 122° 31' East (13.3469, 122.5200)
Estimated elevation above sea level7.7 meters (25.2 feet)

San Francisco, formerly known as Aurora, is a coastal municipality in the province of Quezon.

The municipality has a land area of 303.96 square kilometers or 117.36 square miles which constitutes 3.38% of Quezon's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 61,473. This represented 3.31% of the total population of Quezon province, or 0.43% of the overall population of the CALABARZON region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 202 inhabitants per square kilometer or 524 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

San Francisco has 16 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)
Butanguiad6.93%4,2604,1173.47%0.65%
Casay6.91%4,2503,9407.87%1.45%
Cawayan I7.10%4,3653,61720.68%3.64%
Cawayan II4.06%2,4962,4950.04%0.01%
Don Juan Vercelos7.16%4,3993,44427.73%4.77%
Huyon‑Uyon6.18%3,8003,5596.77%1.26%
Ibabang Tayuman3.41%2,0941,9915.17%0.96%
Ilayang Tayuman5.31%3,2663,1384.08%0.76%
Inabuan6.20%3,8093,6015.78%1.07%
Mabuñga4.13%2,5382,3677.22%1.34%
Nasalaan5.68%3,4913,3354.68%0.87%
Pagsangahan12.21%7,5087,2643.36%0.63%
Poblacion9.66%5,9376,340-6.36%-1.24%
Pugon4.61%2,8312,7512.91%0.55%
Santo Niño6.21%3,8193,26117.11%3.05%
Silongin4.25%2,6102,759-5.40%-1.05%
San Francisco Total61,47357,9796.03%1.12%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of San Francisco for the fiscal year of 2016 was 143,636,282.96.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200980,516,714.40
201083,993,400.334.32%
201190,536,274.197.79%
201288,021,848.11-2.78%
2013100,589,251.4014.28%
2014115,073,378.1414.40%
2015130,155,019.4213.11%
2016143,636,282.9610.36%

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 San Francisco is 5 to 9, with 8,289 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 278 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 11,307
1 to 46,237
5 to 98,289
10 to 148,280
15 to 196,816
20 to 245,300
25 to 294,214
30 to 343,651
35 to 393,429
40 to 443,147
45 to 492,860
50 to 542,295
55 to 591,914
60 to 641,447
65 to 69924
70 to 74667
75 to 79418
80 and over278
Total61,473

Historical population

The population of San Francisco grew from 8,406 in 1960 to 61,473 in 2015, an increase of 53,067 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.12%, or an increase of 3,494 people, from the previous population of 57,979 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
8,406
16,9547.10%
25,1838.26%
33,9286.14%
41,1421.95%
43,4571.03%
48,3102.30%
53,2861.36%
57,9793.12%
61,4731.12%

Location

The municipal center of San Francisco is situated at approximately 13° 21' North, 122° 31' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 7.7 meters or 25.2 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 San Francisco are Naga, Iriga, Ligao, Lucena, Tayabas, and Tabaco. The nearest municipalities are San Andres, Mulanay, San Narciso, Catanauan, Buenavista, and Torrijos. Its distance from the national capital is 215.93 kilometers (134.17 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

  • Naga, Camarines Sur, 78.25 kilometers (48.63 miles) to the East‑Northeast (N67°E)
  • Iriga, Camarines Sur, 97.07 kilometers (60.32 miles) to the East (N85°E)
  • Ligao, Albay, 110.85 kilometers (68.88 miles) to the East (S84°E)
  • Lucena, 117.80 kilometers (73.20 miles) to the Northwest (N56°W)
  • Tayabas, Quezon, 125.43 kilometers (77.94 miles) to the Northwest (N53°W)
  • Tabaco, Albay, 131.06 kilometers (81.44 miles) to the East (N89°E)

Distance from Manila: 215.93 kilometers (134.17 miles) to the Northwest (N50°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 61,473, ranked 351 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 117.36 square kilometers, ranked 293 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 202 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 917 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.12%, ranked 1,599 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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