Palo Alto, Municipality of Lingig, Province of Surigao del Sur

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupMindanao
RegionCaraga (Region XIII)
ProvinceSurigao del Sur
MunicipalityLingig
Postal code8312
Population (2015)839
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Coordinates7.9790, 126.4214

Palo Alto is a barangay in the municipality of Lingig, in the province of Surigao del Sur. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 839. This represented 2.66% of the total population of Lingig.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Palo Alto is 5 to 9, with 113 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 6 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 127
1 to 482
5 to 9113
10 to 1477
15 to 1964
20 to 2463
25 to 2948
30 to 3457
35 to 3955
40 to 4437
45 to 4953
50 to 5451
55 to 5934
60 to 6432
65 to 6918
70 to 7415
75 to 796
80 and over7
Total839

Historical population

The population of Palo Alto fell from 966 in 1990 to 839 in 2015, a decrease of 127 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a negative growth rate of 3.72%, or a decrease of 185 people, from the previous population of 1,024 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
966
910-1.11%
1,0002.04%
944-0.79%
1,0243.01%
839-3.72%

Location

Palo Alto is situated at approximately 7.9790, 126.4214, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 49.3 meters or 161.7 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Palo Alto 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.