San Jose, Province of Negros Oriental

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupVisayas
RegionCentral Visayas (Region VII)
ProvinceNegros Oriental
Barangay count14
Postal code6202
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesTañon Strait
Philippine major island(s)Negros
Area (2007)54.46 km2 (21.03 sq mi)
Population (2015)20,413
Density (2015)375 / km2 (971 / sq mi)
Coordinates9° 25' North, 123° 15' East (9.4138, 123.2417)
Estimated elevation above sea level12.7 meters (41.5 feet)

San Jose is a coastal municipality in the province of Negros Oriental.

The municipality has a land area of 54.46 square kilometers or 21.03 square miles which constitutes 1.01% of Negros Oriental's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 20,413. This represented 1.51% of the total population of Negros Oriental province, or 0.28% of the overall population of the Central Visayas region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 375 inhabitants per square kilometer or 971 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

San Jose has 14 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)
Basak4.05%827888-6.87%-1.35%
Basiao3.30%67359612.92%2.34%
Cambaloctot3.19%65255717.06%3.04%
Cancawas8.55%1,7461,52714.34%2.58%
Janayjanay4.60%9389330.54%0.10%
Jilocon9.52%1,9441,72812.50%2.27%
Naiba3.87%79067117.73%3.16%
Poblacion4.60%9391,035-9.28%-1.84%
San Roque4.61%94281615.44%2.77%
Santo Niño10.44%2,1322,195-2.87%-0.55%
Señora Ascion9.37%1,9131,69013.20%2.39%
Siapo10.69%2,1822,1362.15%0.41%
Tampi10.08%2,0581,83712.03%2.19%
Tapon Norte13.11%2,6772,4897.55%1.40%
San Jose Total20,41319,0986.89%1.28%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of San Jose for the fiscal year of 2016 was 63,177,349.33.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200934,623,220.39
201037,679,914.028.83%
201140,118,826.746.47%
201239,396,455.09-1.80%
201344,521,333.0113.01%
201450,232,681.4812.83%
201557,915,016.9015.29%
201663,177,349.339.09%

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 Jose is 5 to 9, with 2,129 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 281 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1422
1 to 41,702
5 to 92,129
10 to 141,955
15 to 191,879
20 to 241,872
25 to 291,626
30 to 341,376
35 to 391,258
40 to 441,118
45 to 491,065
50 to 541,025
55 to 59869
60 to 64705
65 to 69466
70 to 74380
75 to 79285
80 and over281
Total20,413

Historical population

The population of San Jose grew from 7,547 in 1960 to 20,413 in 2015, an increase of 12,866 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.28%, or an increase of 1,315 people, from the previous population of 19,098 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
7,547
8,8401.56%
9,5171.49%
10,9382.82%
12,8211.60%
14,9522.92%
15,6651.00%
17,2501.34%
19,0983.77%
20,4131.28%

Location

The municipal center of San Jose is situated at approximately 9° 25' North, 123° 15' East, in the island of Negros. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 12.7 meters or 41.5 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 Jose are Dumaguete, Tanjay, Bais, Bayawan, Tagbilaran, and Guihulngan. The nearest municipalities are Amlan, Sibulan, Santander, Valencia, Samboan, and Pamplona. Its distance from the national capital is 623.36 kilometers (387.34 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 623.36 kilometers (387.34 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N23°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 20,413, ranked 1,209 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 21.03 square kilometers, ranked 1,313 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 375 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 514 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.28%, ranked 553 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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