BARANGAYS

 
Demographic Profile
 

    The 2000 Census on Population and Housing of the municipality showed a total number of 37,448 inhabitants. These number registered and annual growth rate of 1.31 percent over the 1990 census on population, which only showed a total number of 32,871 inhabitants. This total population constitutes about 4.55 percent of the provincial population of the entire province of Zamboanga del Norte. 

The 2000 census has recorded a total number of households to about 7,576 out of the total population of 37,448 inhabitants. 

Based on these results every household has an average of 4.94 members per household. This shows an annual rate of increase of 1.28 percent over the 1990 census, which only registered 6,408 households. 

 Projected Population by Barangay 

Name of Barangay

Actual Population 2000

2001

2002

2003

Barangay Uno

2,013

2,039

2,066

2,093

Barangay Dos

1,841

1,865

1,889

1,914

Balok

1.037

1,050

1,064

1,078

Basagan

1,014

1,027

1,040

1,054

Biniray

488

494

500

507

Bulawan

1,660

1,681

1,703

1,726

Carupay

1,325

1,342

1,359

1,377

Daanglungsod

1,762

1,785

1,808

1,832

Dabiak

1,227

1,243

1,259

1,275

Dr. Jose Rizal

905

916

928

941

Fimagas

438

443

449

455

Loyuran

755

764

774

785

Malasay

1,148

1,163

1,178

1,193

Malugas

1,137

1,151

1,166

1,182

Matam

1,288

1,304

1,321

1,339

Mias

1,493

1,512

1,532

1,552

Miatan

850

861

872

 

Nanginan

1,287

1,303

1,320

1,338

New Tambo

1,537

1,557

1,577

1,598

Patik

782

792

802

813

San Antonio

1,816

1,839

1,863

1,888

Sanao

753

762

772

782

Santo Niño

387

392

397

402

San Vicente

886

897

909

921

Seres

1,966

1,991

2,017

2,044

Seroan

829

839

850

862

Singatong

1,311

1,328

1,345

1,363

Sinuyak

1,343

1,360

1,378

1,396

Sitog

2,817

2,853

2,891

2,929

Tuburan

1,353

1,370

1,388

1,406

Geography


Land Use
 

Development in the Municipality of Katipunan is dependent on the improvement that may be sprouted within the Poblacion area. This may be possible during this present administration, through the implementation of the comprehensive land use plan, which is being incorporated in the development plan of year 1996 – 2006. 

The existing general land uses being introduced in the plan was classified into built-up areas, agricultural areas, forestal areas and agro-industrial areas. 

 Existing Land Distribution
 

LAND USE

AREA (HECTARES)

PERCENT TO TOTAL

A. GENERAL LAND USE

25,510

100

     Built-up

306

1.202

     a.  Urban

137.70

-

     b.  Rural

168.30

-

           Agricultural

14525.93

56.94

           Forest

10677.95

41.858

           Agro-Industrial

122

0.48

B. URBAN AND LAND USE

306

100

Residential

102.35

33.45

Commercial

2.36

0.77

Industrial

1.19

0.39

Institutional

76.50

25.00

Plaza

0.40

0.13

Open Spaces

1.53

0.50

Recreational

0.34

0.11

Roads

4.44

1.45

Agriculture

166.89

38.20

 Environmental Conditions 

The climate condition of Katipunan and its neighboring areas like Dipolog City and Municipality of Roxas, has no pronounced dry season as well as very wet season. Dry season will usually falls on the month of January, February and March and often ended in the month of May. Rainfall during this season was recorded to about I inch (24.5 mm), while wet season usually falls on month of June to December. Rainfall during this season was recorded to about 15.54 inches (380.70 mm). The month of December is considered the wettest as heavy down pour of rain may usually experienced during this month. 

Typhoon is often experienced during the month of October and ended on the month of December. The possible areas that will be affected by destructive typhoon are the coastal areas facing the Sulu Sea and the areas along two big rivers that strips the municipality namely: The Lubungan and Dicayo rivers. The areas considered flood prone areas are the barangay of San Antonio, Basagan, Malugas, Sinuyak and a part of Dr. Jose Rizal, Daanglungsod and Barangay Dos. 

The prevailing direction of the wind is northeast from January to April. It has an average velocity of 10 – 16 measured in miles per second. Then it changes its direction westward on May and southeast on the month of June and July with an average velocity of 9 miles per second and from August to October to northwest with an average velocity of 8 –14 miles/second.

 

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