Jimenez, Misamis Occidental

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Jimenez
Municipality
Map of Misamis Occidental with Jimenez highlighted
Map of Misamis Occidental with Jimenez highlighted
Jimenez is located in Philippines
Jimenez
Jimenez
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 08°20′N 123°50′E / 8.333°N 123.833°E / 8.333; 123.833Coordinates: 08°20′N 123°50′E / 8.333°N 123.833°E / 8.333; 123.833
Country Philippines
Region Northern Mindanao (Region X)
Province Misamis Occidental
District 1st district of Misamis Occidental
Founded April 7, 1900
Barangays 24
Government[1]
 • Mayor Rosario Kais Balais
Area[2]
 • Total 81.43 km2 (31.44 sq mi)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 25,234
 • Density 310/km2 (800/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 7204
Dialing code 88
Income class 3rd

Jimenez is a third class municipality in the province of Misamis Occidental, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 25,234 people.[3]

Within the predominantly Catholic town lies the Church of Saint John the Baptist which is one of the oldest monuments in the Philippines. Many Jimeneznons live outside the country but have retained close ties to the town, with "balikbayans" offering community service and philanthropy, and others taking up residence upon retirement abroad.

Barangays[edit]

Jimenez is politically subdivided into 24 barangays.[2]

  • Adorable
  • Butuay
  • Carmen
  • Corrales
  • Dicoloc
  • Gata
  • Guintomoyan
  • Malibacsan
  • Macabayao
  • Matugas Alto
  • Matugas Bajo
  • Mialem
  • Naga (Pob.)
  • Palilan
  • Nacional (Pob.)
  • Rizal (Pob.)
  • San Isidro
  • Santa Cruz (Pob.)
  • Sibaroc
  • Sinara Alto
  • Sinara Bajo
  • Seti
  • Tabo-o
  • Taraka (Pob.)

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Jimenez
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1990 20,589 —    
1995 21,434 +0.76%
2000 23,212 +1.72%
2007 24,340 +0.66%
2010 25,234 +1.32%
Source: National Statistics Office[3]

Education[edit]

Jimenez has three major high schools including School of Saint John the Baptist, Jimenez Bethel Institute, and a public high school located in barangay Corrales.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Official City/Municipal 2013 Election Results". Intramuros, Manila, Philippines: Commission on Elections (COMELEC). 1 July 2013. Retrieved 5 September 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Province: MISAMIS OCCIDENTAL". PSGC Interactive. Makati City, Philippines: National Statistical Coordination Board. Retrieved 14 July 2014. 
  3. ^ a b c "Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay: as of May 1, 2010". 2010 Census of Population and Housing. National Statistics Office. Retrieved 14 July 2014. 

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