Vallehermoso, Province of Negros Oriental

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupVisayas
RegionCentral Visayas (Region VII)
ProvinceNegros Oriental
Barangay count15
Postal code6224
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesTañon Strait
Philippine major island(s)Negros
Area (2007)101.25 km2 (39.09 sq mi)
Population (2015)38,259
Density (2015)378 / km2 (979 / sq mi)
Coordinates10° 20' North, 123° 20' East (10.3348, 123.3260)
Estimated elevation above sea level5.7 meters (18.7 feet)

Vallehermoso is a coastal municipality in the province of Negros Oriental.

The municipality has a land area of 101.25 square kilometers or 39.09 square miles which constitutes 1.88% of Negros Oriental's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 38,259. This represented 2.82% of the total population of Negros Oriental province, or 0.52% of the overall population of the Central Visayas region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 378 inhabitants per square kilometer or 979 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Vallehermoso 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)
Bagawines14.95%5,7195,6880.55%0.10%
Bairan1.33%51041921.72%3.81%
Cabulihan3.58%1,3691,3203.71%0.70%
Don Espiridion Villegas4.91%1,8781,8083.87%0.73%
Guba5.33%2,0382,096-2.77%-0.53%
Macapso3.94%1,5091,4603.36%0.63%
Maglahos3.47%1,3271,2357.45%1.38%
Malangsa5.01%1,9151,7877.16%1.33%
Molobolo5.31%2,0301,9732.89%0.54%
Pinocawan11.41%4,3644,0986.49%1.20%
Poblacion12.33%4,7174,6152.21%0.42%
Puan4.82%1,8441,62713.34%2.41%
Tabon7.56%2,8922,8541.33%0.25%
Tagbino10.02%3,8333,8290.10%0.02%
Ulay6.05%2,3142,1348.43%1.55%
Vallehermoso Total38,25936,9433.56%0.67%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Vallehermoso for the fiscal year of 2016 was 91,556,978.50.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200951,115,204.78
201054,101,562.345.84%
201159,716,141.1910.38%
201257,644,169.31-3.47%
201365,954,838.8214.42%
201473,996,962.0712.19%
201584,257,278.6713.87%
201691,556,978.508.66%

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 groups with the highest population in Vallehermoso are in the ranges 5 to 9, and 10 to 14, with 4,411 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 320 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1803
1 to 43,323
5 to 94,411
10 to 144,411
15 to 194,211
20 to 243,495
25 to 292,781
30 to 342,317
35 to 392,019
40 to 441,967
45 to 491,909
50 to 541,767
55 to 591,456
60 to 641,289
65 to 69749
70 to 74615
75 to 79416
80 and over320
Total38,259

Historical population

The population of Vallehermoso grew from 22,932 in 1960 to 38,259 in 2015, an increase of 15,327 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.67%, or an increase of 1,316 people, from the previous population of 36,943 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
22,932
20,418-1.13%
23,3262.71%
25,0431.43%
27,9451.10%
31,1102.03%
33,9141.87%
34,9330.41%
36,9432.06%
38,2590.67%

Location

The municipal center of Vallehermoso is situated at approximately 10° 20' North, 123° 20' East, in the island of Negros. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 5.7 meters or 18.7 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 Vallehermoso are Canlaon, San Carlos, Guihulngan, Toledo, Carcar, and La Carlota. The nearest municipalities are Aloguinsan, Moises Padilla, Salvador Benedicto, Pinamungajan, Barili, and Dumanjug. Its distance from the national capital is 535.42 kilometers (332.69 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 535.42 kilometers (332.69 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N28°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 38,259, ranked 687 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 39.09 square kilometers, ranked 994 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 378 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 506 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 0.67%, ranked 719 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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