San Vicente, Province of Northern Samar

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupVisayas
RegionEastern Visayas (Region VIII)
ProvinceNorthern Samar
Barangay count7
Postal code6419
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesSamar Sea
Area (2007)15.80 km2 (6.10 sq mi)
Population (2015)7,856
Density (2015)497 / km2 (1,288 / sq mi)
Coordinates12° 16' North, 124° 6' East (12.2715, 124.0991)
Estimated elevation above sea level3.9 meters (12.8 feet)

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

The municipality has a land area of 15.80 square kilometers or 6.10 square miles which constitutes 0.43% of Northern Samar's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 7,856. This represented 1.24% of the total population of Northern Samar province, or 0.18% of the overall population of the Eastern Visayas region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 497 inhabitants per square kilometer or 1,288 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

San Vicente has 7 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)
Destacado Poblacion13.66%1,0731,0462.58%0.49%
Maragat17.16%1,3481,3291.43%0.27%
Mongol Bongol Poblacion18.25%1,4341,3605.44%1.01%
Punta Poblacion13.71%1,0771,0205.59%1.04%
Sangputan12.12%95272132.04%5.43%
Sila5.92%4654630.43%0.08%
Tarnate19.18%1,5071,508-0.07%-0.01%
San Vicente Total7,8567,4475.49%1.02%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of San Vicente for the fiscal year of 2016 was 37,189,076.78.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200921,075,204.20
201022,128,260.225.00%
201123,974,834.898.34%
201222,979,724.35-4.15%
201326,250,728.4814.23%
201429,588,289.3412.71%
201533,732,890.7814.01%
201637,189,076.7810.25%

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 Vicente is 10 to 14, with 858 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 67 individuals.

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Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1120
1 to 4680
5 to 9831
10 to 14858
15 to 19852
20 to 24796
25 to 29625
30 to 34476
35 to 39401
40 to 44434
45 to 49404
50 to 54320
55 to 59309
60 to 64262
65 to 69187
70 to 74144
75 to 7990
80 and over67
Total7,856

Historical population

The population of San Vicente grew from 4,122 in 1970 to 7,856 in 2015, an increase of 3,734 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.02%, or an increase of 409 people, from the previous population of 7,447 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
4,122
4,1840.30%
4,7862.72%
5,7771.90%
5,9700.62%
5,831-0.50%
6,5061.52%
7,4475.04%
7,8561.02%

Location

The municipal center of San Vicente is situated at approximately 12° 16' North, 124° 6' East, in the island of Destacado. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 3.9 meters or 12.8 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 Vicente are Masbate City, Calbayog, Sorsogon City, Catbalogan, Legazpi, and Ligao. The nearest municipalities are Capul, Palanas, San Antonio, Tagapul-an, Dimasalang, and San Isidro. Its distance from the national capital is 424.16 kilometers (263.56 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 424.16 kilometers (263.56 miles) to the Northwest (N52°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 7,856, ranked 1,522 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 6.10 square kilometers, ranked 1,560 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 497 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 364 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.02%, ranked 267 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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