San Francisco, Province of Cebu

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupVisayas
RegionCentral Visayas (Region VII)
ProvinceCebu
Barangay count15
Postal code6050
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesCamotes Sea
Area (2007)106.93 km2 (41.29 sq mi)
Population (2015)55,180
Density (2015)516 / km2 (1,336 / sq mi)
Coordinates10° 39' North, 124° 23' East (10.6460, 124.3815)
Estimated elevation above sea level8.4 meters (27.7 feet)

San Francisco is a coastal municipality in the island province of Cebu.

The municipality has a land area of 106.93 square kilometers or 41.29 square miles which constitutes 2.16% of Cebu's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 55,180. This represented 1.88% of the total population of Cebu province, or 0.75% of the overall population of the Central Visayas region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 516 inhabitants per square kilometer or 1,336 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

San Francisco has 15 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)
Cabunga‑an4.03%2,2261,76426.19%4.53%
Campo5.66%3,1232,51724.08%4.19%
Consuelo10.42%5,7504,82719.12%3.39%
Esperanza11.54%6,3705,62913.16%2.38%
Himensulan4.22%2,3312,1697.47%1.38%
Montealegre3.14%1,7351,28834.70%5.84%
Northern Poblacion8.67%4,7863,77926.65%4.60%
San Isidro7.88%4,3463,66818.48%3.28%
Santa Cruz9.90%5,4654,71715.86%2.84%
Santiago4.37%2,4122,13213.13%2.38%
Sonog6.88%3,7993,36612.86%2.33%
Southern Poblacion7.51%4,1433,45319.98%3.53%
Unidos1.80%9921,035-4.15%-0.80%
Union9.10%5,0234,7216.40%1.19%
Western Poblacion4.86%2,6792,29216.88%3.02%
San Francisco Total55,18047,35716.52%2.95%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of San Francisco for the fiscal year of 2016 was 116,862,176.33.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200960,760,800.49
201065,497,225.767.80%
201171,266,931.368.81%
201271,654,761.660.54%
201381,723,502.5514.05%
201492,835,768.6313.60%
2015106,575,800.6514.80%
2016116,862,176.339.65%

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 Francisco is 5 to 9, with 6,773 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 500 individuals.

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Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 11,266
1 to 45,265
5 to 96,773
10 to 146,424
15 to 195,830
20 to 245,142
25 to 294,091
30 to 343,402
35 to 392,998
40 to 442,662
45 to 492,372
50 to 542,243
55 to 591,943
60 to 641,672
65 to 691,193
70 to 74876
75 to 79528
80 and over500
Total55,180

Historical population

The population of San Francisco grew from 20,894 in 1960 to 55,180 in 2015, an increase of 34,286 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 2.95%, or an increase of 7,823 people, from the previous population of 47,357 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
20,894
23,0280.96%
27,7663.83%
28,8060.74%
36,5212.40%
39,1151.29%
41,3271.19%
44,5881.05%
47,3572.22%
55,1802.95%

Location

The municipal center of San Francisco is situated at approximately 10° 39' North, 124° 23' East, in the island of Pacijan. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 8.4 meters or 27.7 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 San Francisco are Danao, Baybay, Ormoc, Mandaue, Lapu-Lapu, and Bogo. The nearest municipalities are Poro, Tudela, Pilar, Isabel, Merida, and Carmen. Its distance from the national capital is 571.80 kilometers (355.30 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

  • Poro, Cebu, 3.51 kilometers (2.18 miles) to the East‑Southeast (S58°E)
  • Tudela, Cebu, 9.67 kilometers (6.01 miles) to the East (S84°E)
  • Pilar, Cebu, 26.81 kilometers (16.66 miles) to the Northeast (N48°E)
  • Isabel, Leyte, 31.48 kilometers (19.56 miles) to the North‑Northeast (N11°E)
  • Merida, Leyte, 33.73 kilometers (20.96 miles) to the North‑Northeast (N30°E)
  • Carmen, Cebu, 40.46 kilometers (25.14 miles) to the West (S81°W)

Nearest cities

  • Danao, Cebu, 41.20 kilometers (25.60 miles) to the West‑Southwest (S70°W)
  • Baybay, Leyte, 45.59 kilometers (28.33 miles) to the East (N86°E)
  • Ormoc, Leyte, 46.72 kilometers (29.03 miles) to the North‑Northeast (N32°E)
  • Mandaue, 59.76 kilometers (37.13 miles) to the Southwest (S53°W)
  • Lapu-Lapu, 60.10 kilometers (37.34 miles) to the Southwest (S52°W)
  • Bogo, Cebu, 60.56 kilometers (37.63 miles) to the Northwest (N42°W)

Distance from Manila: 571.80 kilometers (355.30 miles) to the Northwest (N40°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 55,180, ranked 453 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 41.29 square kilometers, ranked 987 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 516 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 358 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 2.95%, ranked 1,547 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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