Santa Cruz, Zambales

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Santa Cruz
Municipality
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Official seal of Santa Cruz
Seal
Map of Zambales showing the location of Santa Cruz
Map of Zambales showing the location of Santa Cruz
Santa Cruz is located in Philippines
Santa Cruz
Santa Cruz
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 15°46′N 119°55′E / 15.77°N 119.92°E / 15.77; 119.92Coordinates: 15°46′N 119°55′E / 15.77°N 119.92°E / 15.77; 119.92
Country  Philippines
Region Central Luzon (Region III)
Province Zambales
District 2nd district of Zambales
Founded 1612
Barangays 25
Government[1]
 • Mayor Conny Marty
Area[2]
 • Total 438.46 km2 (169.29 sq mi)
Population (2015 census)[3]
 • Total 58,151
 • Density 130/km2 (340/sq mi)
Demonym(s) santacruceño(-a), santacrucero(-a), santacruzano(-a)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 2213
IDD:area code +63 (0)47
Income class 1st class

Santa Cruz is a first class municipality located on the northern edge of the province of Zambales, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 58,151 people.[3]

Barangays[edit]

Santa Cruz is politically subdivided into 25 barangays.[2]

  • Babuyan
  • Bangcol
  • Bayto
  • Biay
  • Bolitoc
  • Bulawon
  • Canaynayan
  • Gama
  • Guinabon
  • Guisguis
  • Lipay
  • Lomboy
  • Lucapon North
  • Lucapon South
  • Malabago
  • Naulo
  • Pagatpat
  • Pamonoran
  • Poblacion North
  • Poblacion South
  • Sabang
  • San Fernando
  • Tabalong
  • Tubotubo North
  • Tubotubo South

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Santa Cruz
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1990 41,273 —    
1995 43,623 +1.04%
2000 49,269 +2.64%
2007 52,202 +0.80%
2010 53,867 +1.15%
2015 58,151 +1.47%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[3][4][5]
Santa Cruz Town Hall

In the 2015 census, the population of Santa Cruz, Zambales, was 58,151 people,[3] with a density of 130 inhabitants per square kilometre or 340 inhabitants per square mile.

Education[edit]

The town has both public and private schools, including those run by religious organizations, foundations and individuals. The Ramon Magsaysay Technological University (RMTU) - Sta. Cruz Campus is part of the RMTU SYstem operating in the whole Zambales Province, offering undergraduate and graduate degrees in Educational Teaching and other courses. Columban College - Sta. Cruz campus is part of the Columban College System controlled by the Roman Catholic Diocese of Iba, headed by the Bishop of Diocese of Iba. Santa Cruz Academy is a parochial secondary school operated and controlled by St. Michael the Archangel Parish of Sta. Cruz. The Sta. Cruz High School is operated by the local government and there are Lipay High School, Sta. Cruz South High School, Don Marcelo Marty High School, San Fernando High School, Acoje High School and Guisguis National High School. St. Michael School is a private school that caters Preparatory, Elementary, and High School Education. Children of Zion Montessori School inc. is a private school that caters preparatory up to elementary.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipalities". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 25 March 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Province: Zambales". PSGC Interactive. Quezon City, Philippines: Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 12 November 2016. 
  3. ^ a b c d "Region III (Central Luzon)". Census of Population (2015): Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay (Report). PSA. Retrieved 20 June 2016. 
  4. ^ "Region III (Central Luzon)". Census of Population and Housing (2010): Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay (Report). NSO. Retrieved 29 June 2016. 
  5. ^ "Province of Zambales". Municipality Population Data. LWUA Research Division. Retrieved 16 August 2013. 

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