Jimenez, Misamis Occidental

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Jimenez
Municipality
Official seal of Jimenez
Seal
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 (NUP)
 • Vice Mayor Joselito C. Chiong (NUP)
Area[2]
 • Total 81.43 km2 (31.44 sq mi)
Population (2015 census)[3]
 • Total 27,654
 • Density 340/km2 (880/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 7204
IDD:area code +63 (0)88
Income class 3rd municipal income class
PSGC 104207000
Electorate 18,108 voters as of 2016
Website www.jimenezmisocc.gov.ph

Jimenez is a third class municipality in the province of Misamis Occidental, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 27,654 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.
1903 7,187 —    
1918 13,212 +4.14%
1939 24,182 +2.92%
1948 25,352 +0.53%
1960 20,996 −1.56%
1970 18,551 −1.23%
1975 19,108 +0.60%
1980 21,037 +1.94%
1990 20,589 −0.22%
1995 21,434 +0.76%
2000 23,212 +1.72%
2007 24,340 +0.66%
2010 25,234 +1.32%
2015 27,654 +1.76%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[3][4][5][6]

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.

List of Presumed Cultural Properties of the Philippines in Jimenez[edit]

The following table lists down built heritage structures as identified by the local government of Jimenez:

This table lists down built heritage structures not formally identified by the local government of Jimenez but are pursuant to the Republic Act No. 10066 or the National Heritage Law of 2009:

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 Census of Population (2015). "Region X (Northern Mindanao)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. PSA. Retrieved 20 June 2016. 
  4. ^ Census of Population and Housing (2010). "Region X (Northern Mindanao)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. NSO. Retrieved 29 June 2016. 
  5. ^ Census of Population (1995, 2000 and 2007). "Region X (Northern Mindanao)". Total Population by Province, City and Municipality. NSO. Archived from the original on 24 June 2011. 
  6. ^ "Province of Misamis Occidental". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016. 

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