San Isidro, Province of Northern Samar

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupVisayas
RegionEastern Visayas (Region VIII)
ProvinceNorthern Samar
Barangay count14
Postal code6409
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesSamar Sea
Philippine major island(s)Samar
Area (2007)255.90 km2 (98.80 sq mi)
Population (2015)26,650
Density (2015)104 / km2 (270 / sq mi)
Coordinates12° 23' North, 124° 20' East (12.3857, 124.3295)
Estimated elevation above sea level5.0 meters (16.4 feet)

San Isidro is a coastal municipality in the province of Northern Samar.

The municipality has a land area of 255.90 square kilometers or 98.80 square miles which constitutes 6.93% of Northern Samar's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 26,650. This represented 4.21% of the total population of Northern Samar province, or 0.60% of the overall population of the Eastern Visayas region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 104 inhabitants per square kilometer or 270 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

San Isidro 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)
Alegria13.05%3,4792,96917.18%3.06%
Balite12.82%3,4172,97214.97%2.69%
Buenavista3.92%1,0469786.95%1.29%
Caglanipao4.54%1,2101,1069.40%1.73%
Happy Valley6.06%1,6151,41014.54%2.62%
Mabuhay3.49%929964-3.63%-0.70%
Palanit12.08%3,2183,0086.98%1.29%
Poblacion Norte8.37%2,2302,0916.65%1.23%
Poblacion Sur4.21%1,1231,151-2.43%-0.47%
Salvacion4.42%1,1781,1016.99%1.30%
San Juan9.10%2,4262,3413.63%0.68%
San Roque6.63%1,7661,6944.25%0.80%
Seven Hills3.02%8067596.19%1.15%
Veriato8.28%2,2072,408-8.35%-1.65%
San Isidro Total26,65024,9526.81%1.26%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of San Isidro for the fiscal year of 2016 was 92,851,290.85.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
2009105,493,546.36
201055,034,679.09-47.83%
201160,024,686.739.07%
201258,596,418.09-2.38%
201365,547,067.1711.86%
201473,837,395.3912.65%
201584,538,889.2314.49%
201692,851,290.859.83%

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 Isidro is 10 to 14, with 3,260 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 215 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1560
1 to 42,535
5 to 93,081
10 to 143,260
15 to 193,091
20 to 242,378
25 to 291,796
30 to 341,438
35 to 391,450
40 to 441,481
45 to 491,366
50 to 541,171
55 to 59923
60 to 64684
65 to 69575
70 to 74397
75 to 79249
80 and over215
Total26,650

Historical population

The population of San Isidro grew from 9,453 in 1960 to 26,650 in 2015, an increase of 17,197 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.26%, or an increase of 1,698 people, from the previous population of 24,952 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
9,453
12,6972.93%
15,1823.65%
15,9941.05%
18,3531.39%
22,9914.31%
22,847-0.13%
23,5730.43%
24,9522.09%
26,6501.26%

Location

The municipal center of San Isidro is situated at approximately 12° 23' North, 124° 20' East, in the island of Samar. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 5.0 meters or 16.4 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 Isidro are Calbayog, Sorsogon City, Masbate City, Catbalogan, Legazpi, and Tabaco. The nearest municipalities are San Antonio, Victoria, Allen, Lavezares, Capul, and Rosario. Its distance from the national capital is 437.04 kilometers (271.57 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 437.04 kilometers (271.57 miles) to the Northwest (N56°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 26,650, ranked 990 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 98.80 square kilometers, ranked 381 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 104 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,272 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.26%, ranked 982 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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