San Carlos, Province of Negros Occidental

Summary data
Typecity (component)
Island groupVisayas
RegionWestern Visayas (Region VI)
ProvinceNegros Occidental
Barangay count18
Postal code6127
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesTañon Strait
Philippine major island(s)Negros
Area (2007)451.50 km2 (174.33 sq mi)
Population (2015)132,536
Density (2015)294 / km2 (760 / sq mi)
Coordinates10° 29' North, 123° 25' East (10.4824, 123.4183)
Estimated elevation above sea level4.9 meters (16.1 feet)

San Carlos is a coastal component city in the province of Negros Occidental.

The city has a land area of 451.50 square kilometers or 174.33 square miles which constitutes 5.79% of Negros Occidental's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 132,536. This represented 5.31% of the total population of Negros Occidental province, or 1.76% of the overall population of the Western Visayas region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 294 inhabitants per square kilometer or 760 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

San Carlos has 18 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)
Bagonbon3.89%5,1505,474-5.92%-1.15%
Barangay I8.03%10,64310,3762.57%0.48%
Barangay II5.31%7,0336,8332.93%0.55%
Barangay III2.49%3,3013,501-5.71%-1.11%
Barangay IV0.75%9921,136-12.68%-2.55%
Barangay V4.32%5,7265,2339.42%1.73%
Barangay VI4.37%5,7866,268-7.69%-1.51%
Buluangan9.22%12,21711,7523.96%0.74%
Codcod9.95%13,18912,8462.67%0.50%
Ermita1.68%2,2322,1503.81%0.72%
Guadalupe8.31%11,00910,7652.27%0.43%
Nataban2.91%3,8544,465-13.68%-2.76%
Palampas7.21%9,5599,2463.39%0.64%
Prosperidad3.88%5,1415,163-0.43%-0.08%
Punao4.77%6,3285,9436.48%1.20%
Quezon8.90%11,80211,5302.36%0.44%
Rizal11.95%15,83714,3989.99%1.83%
San Juan2.07%2,7372,902-5.69%-1.11%
San Carlos Total132,536129,9811.97%0.37%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of San Carlos for the fiscal year of 2016 was 863,227,791.75.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
2009550,602,043.37
2010560,737,007.551.84%
2011619,849,299.5410.54%
2012575,772,771.32-7.11%
2013628,864,238.749.22%
2014683,815,661.738.74%
2015789,074,953.6515.39%
2016863,227,791.759.40%

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 San Carlos is 10 to 14, with 14,914 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 1,187 individuals.

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Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 12,643
1 to 410,906
5 to 914,286
10 to 1414,914
15 to 1913,802
20 to 2411,898
25 to 299,895
30 to 348,639
35 to 397,933
40 to 447,370
45 to 496,867
50 to 546,255
55 to 595,383
60 to 644,340
65 to 692,649
70 to 742,077
75 to 791,492
80 and over1,187
Total132,536

Historical population

The population of San Carlos grew from 124,756 in 1960 to 132,536 in 2015, an increase of 7,780 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.37%, or an increase of 2,555 people, from the previous population of 129,981 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
124,756
90,058-3.14%
90,9820.21%
91,6270.14%
105,7131.44%
101,429-0.77%
118,2593.35%
129,8091.29%
129,9810.05%
132,5360.37%

Location

The city center of San Carlos is situated at approximately 10° 29' North, 123° 25' East, in the island of Negros. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 4.9 meters or 16.1 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 San Carlos are Canlaon, Toledo, Escalante, Guihulngan, Sagay, and Naga. The nearest municipalities are Calatrava, Vallehermoso, Salvador Benedicto, Toboso, Pinamungajan, and Aloguinsan. Its distance from the national capital is 526.07 kilometers (326.88 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 526.07 kilometers (326.88 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N30°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 132,536, ranked 97 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 174.33 square kilometers, ranked 170 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 294 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 654 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 0.37%, ranked 846 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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