Looc, City of Dumaguete, Province of Negros Oriental

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupVisayas
RegionCentral Visayas (Region VII)
ProvinceNegros Oriental
CityDumaguete
Postal code6200
Population (2015)4,717
Philippine major island(s)Negros
Coordinates9.3148, 123.3100

Looc is a barangay in the city of Dumaguete, in the province of Negros Oriental. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 4,717. This represented 3.59% of the total population of Dumaguete.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Looc is 15 to 19, with 875 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 44 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 156
1 to 4254
5 to 9318
10 to 14373
15 to 19875
20 to 24627
25 to 29418
30 to 34276
35 to 39257
40 to 44241
45 to 49254
50 to 54200
55 to 59185
60 to 64149
65 to 6986
70 to 7452
75 to 7952
80 and over44
Total4,717

Historical population

The population of Looc fell from 4,837 in 1990 to 4,717 in 2015, a decrease of 120 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 2.91%, or an increase of 659 people, from the previous population of 4,058 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
4,837
5,6432.93%
4,530-4.60%
4,6030.22%
4,058-4.48%
4,7172.91%

Location

Looc is situated at approximately 9.3148, 123.3100, in the island of Negros. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 5.1 meters or 16.7 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Looc 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.