Cagayan de Oro

Summary data
Typecity (highly urbanized)
Island groupMindanao
RegionNorthern Mindanao (Region X)
ProvinceMisamis Oriental
Barangay count80
Postal code9000
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesMacajalar Bay [Bohol Sea]
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Area (2007)412.80 km2 (159.38 sq mi)
Population (2015)675,950
Density (2015)1,637 / km2 (4,241 / sq mi)
Coordinates8° 29' North, 124° 39' East (8.4842, 124.6472)
Estimated elevation above sea level9.7 meters (31.7 feet)

Cagayan de Oro is a coastal highly urbanized city in the Northern Mindanao region. Although administratively independent due to its distinction as highly urbanized city, Cagayan de Oro is commonly grouped with the province of Misamis Oriental. The highly urbanized city also serves as the provincial capital as well as the regional center of Northern Mindanao.

The city has a land area of 412.80 square kilometers or 159.38 square miles. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 675,950. This represented 14.41% of the total population of the Northern Mindanao region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 1,637 inhabitants per square kilometer or 4,241 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Cagayan de Oro has 80 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)
Agusan2.41%16,26114,8129.78%1.79%
Baikingon0.34%2,2912,342-2.18%-0.42%
Balubal0.70%4,7182,89363.08%9.76%
Balulang5.15%34,79332,5316.95%1.29%
Barangay 10.05%349453-22.96%-4.84%
Barangay 100.12%78661627.60%4.75%
Barangay 110.03%204342-40.35%-9.37%
Barangay 120.04%257469-45.20%-10.82%
Barangay 130.17%1,1562,330-50.39%-12.49%
Barangay 140.08%5264799.81%1.80%
Barangay 150.30%2,0492,966-30.92%-6.80%
Barangay 160.01%36143-74.83%-23.10%
Barangay 170.34%2,2802,342-2.65%-0.51%
Barangay 180.23%1,5611,4964.34%0.81%
Barangay 190.05%352419-15.99%-3.26%
Barangay 20.01%7184-15.48%-3.15%
Barangay 200.01%69121-42.98%-10.14%
Barangay 210.08%535254110.63%15.24%
Barangay 220.32%2,1921,94412.76%2.31%
Barangay 230.14%9289161.31%0.25%
Barangay 240.12%795929-14.42%-2.92%
Barangay 250.16%1,1131,295-14.05%-2.84%
Barangay 260.39%2,6212,3839.99%1.83%
Barangay 270.24%1,6101,38016.67%2.98%
Barangay 280.08%536541-0.92%-0.18%
Barangay 290.07%448485-7.63%-1.50%
Barangay 30.04%27117753.11%8.45%
Barangay 300.12%822875-6.06%-1.18%
Barangay 310.17%1,1701,506-22.31%-4.69%
Barangay 320.17%1,1661,410-17.30%-3.55%
Barangay 330.01%6786-22.09%-4.64%
Barangay 340.09%6346212.09%0.40%
Barangay 350.33%2,2392,395-6.51%-1.27%
Barangay 360.10%679791-14.16%-2.87%
Barangay 370.02%1417783.12%12.21%
Barangay 380.01%6794-28.72%-6.24%
Barangay 390.01%3646-21.74%-4.56%
Barangay 40.01%80108-25.93%-5.55%
Barangay 400.12%791830-4.70%-0.91%
Barangay 50.01%7883-6.02%-1.18%
Barangay 60.02%110212-48.11%-11.74%
Barangay 70.08%511542-5.72%-1.12%
Barangay 80.02%129157-17.83%-3.67%
Barangay 90.05%315132138.64%18.01%
Bayabas2.02%13,67012,9995.16%0.96%
Bayanga0.49%3,2892,76918.78%3.33%
Besigan0.25%1,6731,40419.16%3.39%
Bonbon1.42%9,5739,1954.11%0.77%
Bugo4.57%30,89327,12213.90%2.51%
Bulua4.79%32,34831,3453.20%0.60%
Camaman‑an4.58%30,92724,65125.46%4.41%
Canito‑an4.11%27,81515,06984.58%12.38%
Carmen10.43%70,49267,5834.30%0.81%
Consolacion1.54%10,4339,9195.18%0.97%
Cugman3.31%22,38320,5319.02%1.66%
Dansolihon0.82%5,5504,81115.36%2.76%
F. S. Catanico0.37%2,5021,71046.32%7.52%
Gusa3.97%26,81526,1172.67%0.50%
Indahag2.39%16,1796,235159.49%19.91%
Iponan3.90%26,34020,70727.20%4.69%
Kauswagan5.19%35,06934,5411.53%0.29%
Lapasan6.45%43,61141,9034.08%0.76%
Lumbia3.32%22,42914,07959.31%9.27%
Macabalan3.07%20,72120,3032.06%0.39%
Macasandig3.07%20,73823,310-11.03%-2.20%
Mambuaya0.51%3,4312,49037.79%6.29%
Nazareth1.54%10,39510,658-2.47%-0.47%
Pagalungan0.34%2,2901,80626.80%4.62%
Pagatpat1.25%8,4565,17863.31%9.79%
Patag2.62%17,74217,2193.04%0.57%
Pigsag‑an0.20%1,3471,2567.25%1.34%
Puerto2.12%14,31811,47524.78%4.30%
Puntod2.78%18,79618,3992.16%0.41%
San Simon0.21%1,3911,3463.34%0.63%
Tablon3.40%23,00418,60823.62%4.12%
Taglimao0.33%2,2491,41858.60%9.18%
Tagpangi0.39%2,6492,684-1.30%-0.25%
Tignapoloan0.72%4,8664,5147.80%1.44%
Tuburan0.19%1,2901,395-7.53%-1.48%
Tumpagon0.36%2,4332,2329.01%1.66%
Cagayan de Oro Total675,950602,08812.27%2.23%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Cagayan de Oro for the fiscal year of 2016 was 2,666,818,516.92.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
20091,483,235,180.77
20101,596,890,070.457.66%
20111,713,546,972.067.31%
20121,731,276,545.861.03%
20131,947,039,113.3312.46%
20142,255,272,402.6415.83%
20152,532,291,077.5312.28%
20162,666,818,516.925.31%

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 Cagayan de Oro is 20 to 24, with 71,702 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 3,668 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 113,823
1 to 455,960
5 to 966,274
10 to 1462,643
15 to 1968,885
20 to 2471,702
25 to 2964,219
30 to 3452,691
35 to 3946,782
40 to 4439,817
45 to 4934,115
50 to 5429,618
55 to 5924,544
60 to 6419,063
65 to 6911,607
70 to 746,237
75 to 794,302
80 and over3,668
Total675,950

Historical population

The population of Cagayan de Oro grew from 128,319 in 1970 to 675,950 in 2015, an increase of 547,631 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 2.23%, or an increase of 73,862 people, from the previous population of 602,088 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
128,319
165,2205.20%
227,3126.59%
339,5984.10%
428,3144.44%
461,8771.63%
553,9662.54%
602,0883.08%
675,9502.23%

Location

The city center of Cagayan de Oro is situated at approximately 8° 29' North, 124° 39' East, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 9.7 meters or 31.7 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 Cagayan de Oro are El Salvador, Iligan, Gingoog, Malaybalay, Marawi, and Valencia. The nearest municipalities are Opol, Tagoloan, Villanueva, Baungon, Libona, and Alubijid. Its distance from the national capital is 784.95 kilometers (487.75 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 784.95 kilometers (487.75 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N30°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 675,950, ranked 9 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 159.38 square kilometers, ranked 131 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 1,637 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 60 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 2.23%, ranked 48 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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