San Marcos, Municipality of Placer, Province of Masbate

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupLuzon
RegionBicol Region (Region V)
ProvinceMasbate
MunicipalityPlacer
Postal code5408
Population (2015)1,678
Philippine major island(s)Masbate
Coordinates11.8921, 123.8955

San Marcos is a barangay in the municipality of Placer, in the province of Masbate. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 1,678. This represented 3.01% of the total population of Placer.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in San Marcos is 10 to 14, with 255 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 9 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 130
1 to 4178
5 to 9249
10 to 14255
15 to 19168
20 to 24120
25 to 29102
30 to 3493
35 to 3972
40 to 4483
45 to 4968
50 to 5460
55 to 5961
60 to 6446
65 to 6936
70 to 7427
75 to 7921
80 and over9
Total1,678

Historical population

The population of San Marcos grew from 846 in 1990 to 1,678 in 2015, an increase of 832 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.57%, or an increase of 49 people, from the previous population of 1,629 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
846
9041.25%
1,0583.43%
1,3753.68%
1,6296.36%
1,6780.57%

Location

San Marcos is situated at approximately 11.8921, 123.8955, in the island of Masbate. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 6.0 meters or 19.7 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

San Marcos shares a common border with the following barangay(s):

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Notes

  1. Data on population is from the Philippine Statistics Authority.
  2. Postal code information is from the Philippine Postal Corporation.