Capoocan, City of Calbayog, Province of Samar

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupVisayas
RegionEastern Visayas (Region VIII)
ProvinceSamar
CityCalbayog
Postal code6710
Population (2015)4,840
Philippine major island(s)Samar
Coordinates12.0701, 124.5830

Capoocan is a barangay in the city of Calbayog, in the province of Samar. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 4,840. This represented 2.63% of the total population of Calbayog.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Capoocan is 15 to 19, with 610 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 30 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1101
1 to 4423
5 to 9548
10 to 14591
15 to 19610
20 to 24486
25 to 29355
30 to 34307
35 to 39315
40 to 44258
45 to 49228
50 to 54190
55 to 59139
60 to 64123
65 to 6954
70 to 7446
75 to 7936
80 and over30
Total4,840

Historical population

The population of Capoocan grew from 2,909 in 1990 to 4,840 in 2015, an increase of 1,931 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.42%, or an increase of 346 people, from the previous population of 4,494 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
2,909
3,0210.71%
3,3582.29%
4,0022.45%
4,4944.31%
4,8401.42%

Location

Capoocan is situated at approximately 12.0701, 124.5830, in the island of Samar. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 4.8 meters or 15.7 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Capoocan 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.