Bacolod, Province of Lanao del Norte

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupMindanao
RegionNorthern Mindanao (Region X)
ProvinceLanao del Norte
Barangay count16
Postal code9205
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesIligan Bay [Bohol Sea]
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Area (2007)104.10 km2 (40.19 sq mi)
Population (2015)23,034
Density (2015)221 / km2 (573 / sq mi)
Coordinates8° 11' North, 124° 1' East (8.1903, 124.0204)
Estimated elevation above sea level16.6 meters (54.6 feet)

Bacolod is a coastal municipality in the province of Lanao del Norte.

The municipality has a land area of 104.10 square kilometers or 40.19 square miles which constitutes 3.11% of Lanao del Norte's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 23,034. This represented 3.41% of the total population of Lanao del Norte province, or 0.49% of the overall population of the Northern Mindanao region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 221 inhabitants per square kilometer or 573 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Bacolod 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)
Alegria2.38%549553-0.72%-0.14%
Babalaya2.84%65551028.43%4.88%
Babalayan Townsite3.33%76868312.45%2.26%
Binuni7.81%1,7981,58613.37%2.42%
Delabayan West2.59%59650318.49%3.28%
Demologan7.82%1,8011,6966.19%1.15%
Dimarao3.31%763839-9.06%-1.79%
Esperanza10.97%2,5272,20114.81%2.66%
Kahayag3.21%7397301.23%0.23%
Liangan East8.77%2,0191,9603.01%0.57%
Mati2.59%59751116.83%3.01%
Minaulon3.01%694719-3.48%-0.67%
Pagayawan5.76%1,3271,2476.42%1.19%
Poblacion Bacolod24.52%5,6475,766-2.06%-0.40%
Punod3.72%85666229.31%5.02%
Rupagan7.37%1,6981,6522.78%0.52%
Bacolod Total23,03421,8185.57%1.04%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Bacolod for the fiscal year of 2016 was 71,890,564.88.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200939,734,563.29
201041,890,352.335.43%
201146,664,873.8311.40%
201244,968,206.95-3.64%
201351,478,478.4614.48%
201457,884,773.2912.44%
201565,451,087.5713.07%
201671,890,564.889.84%

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 Bacolod is 10 to 14, with 2,472 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 207 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1457
1 to 42,023
5 to 92,361
10 to 142,472
15 to 192,405
20 to 242,094
25 to 291,867
30 to 341,472
35 to 391,378
40 to 441,229
45 to 491,248
50 to 541,135
55 to 59949
60 to 64718
65 to 69495
70 to 74293
75 to 79231
80 and over207
Total23,034

Historical population

The population of Bacolod grew from 9,874 in 1960 to 23,034 in 2015, an increase of 13,160 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.04%, or an increase of 1,216 people, from the previous population of 21,818 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
9,874
10,6850.78%
12,2322.75%
13,4181.87%
14,6370.87%
16,4542.22%
17,0200.73%
19,8722.16%
21,8183.46%
23,0341.04%

Location

The municipal center of Bacolod is situated at approximately 8° 11' North, 124° 1' East, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 16.6 meters or 54.6 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 Bacolod are Ozamiz, Iligan, Tangub, Marawi, Oroquieta, and El Salvador. The nearest municipalities are Kauswagan, Maigo, Linamon, Kolambugan, Matungao, and Clarin. Its distance from the national capital is 781.82 kilometers (485.80 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 781.82 kilometers (485.80 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N25°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 23,034, ranked 1,137 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 40.19 square kilometers, ranked 988 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 221 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 878 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.04%, ranked 344 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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