Polo, City of Dapitan, Province of Zamboanga del Norte

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupMindanao
RegionZamboanga Peninsula (Region IX)
ProvinceZamboanga del Norte
CityDapitan
Postal code7101
Population (2015)3,226
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Coordinates8.6293, 123.4046

Polo is a barangay in the city of Dapitan, in the province of Zamboanga del Norte. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 3,226. This represented 3.91% of the total population of Dapitan.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Polo is 5 to 9, with 375 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 29 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 153
1 to 4302
5 to 9375
10 to 14346
15 to 19338
20 to 24261
25 to 29221
30 to 34187
35 to 39221
40 to 44213
45 to 49185
50 to 54141
55 to 59116
60 to 6496
65 to 6970
70 to 7442
75 to 7929
80 and over30
Total3,226

Historical population

The population of Polo grew from 1,929 in 1990 to 3,226 in 2015, an increase of 1,297 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.67%, or an increase of 111 people, from the previous population of 3,115 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1,929
1,9430.14%
2,2272.97%
2,6342.34%
3,1156.30%
3,2260.67%

Location

Polo is situated at approximately 8.6293, 123.4046, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 4.0 meters or 13.1 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Polo 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.