Santa Lucia, Ilocos Sur

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Santa Lucia
Municipality of Santa Lucia
Sta.lucia Church, Sta. Lucia Ilocos Sur.jpg
Official seal of Santa Lucia
Seal
Map of Ilocos Sur with Santa Lucia highlighted
Map of Ilocos Sur with Santa Lucia highlighted
Santa Lucia is located in Philippines
Santa Lucia
Santa Lucia
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 17°07′N 120°27′E / 17.12°N 120.45°E / 17.12; 120.45Coordinates: 17°07′N 120°27′E / 17.12°N 120.45°E / 17.12; 120.45
Country Philippines
RegionIlocos Region (Region I)
ProvinceIlocos Sur
District2nd District
Barangays36 (see Barangays)
Government
[1]
 • TypeSangguniang Bayan
 • MayorJoseph Simon B. Valdez
 • Vice MayorDouglas F. Hernaez
 • CongressmanKristine Singson-Meehan
 • Electorate16,240 voters (2019)
Area
[2]
 • Total49.72 km2 (19.20 sq mi)
Population
 (2015 census)[3]
 • Total25,402
 • Density510/km2 (1,300/sq mi)
Economy
 • Income class3rd municipal income class
 • Poverty incidence14.42% (2015)[4]
 • Revenue (₱)76,250,771.67 (2016)
Time zoneUTC+8 (PST)
ZIP code
2712
PSGC
IDD:area code+63 (0)77
Climate typetropical monsoon climate
Native languagesIlocano
Tagalog
Patron saintSaint Lucy
Websitewww.santalucia.gov.ph

Santa Lucia, officially the Municipality of Santa Lucia, is a 3rd class municipality in the province of Ilocos Sur, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 25,402 people.[3]

The town celebrates its annual fiesta on December 13, the feast of its patroness, Saint Lucy.

Santa Lucia is 337 kilometres (209 mi) from Metro Manila and 70 kilometres (43 mi) from Vigan City, the provincial capital.

Barangays[edit]

Town hall facade

Santa Lucia is politically subdivided into 36 barangays.[2]

  • Alincaoeg
  • Angkileng(Poblacion)
  • Arangin
  • Ayusan (Poblacion)
  • Banbanaba
  • Bao-as
  • Barangobong (Poblacion)
  • Buliclic
  • Burgos (Poblacion)
  • Cabaritan
  • Catayagan
  • Conconig East
  • Conconig West
  • Damacuag
  • Lubong
  • Luba
  • Nagrebcan
  • Nagtablaan
  • Namatican
  • Nangalisan
  • Palali Norte
  • Palali Sur
  • Paoc Norte
  • Paoc Sur
  • Paratong
  • Pila East
  • Pila West
  • Quinabalayangan
  • Ronda
  • Sabuanan
  • San Juan
  • San Pedro
  • Sapang
  • Suagayan
  • Vical
  • Bani

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Santa Lucia
YearPop.±% p.a.
1903 7,882—    
1918 10,807+2.13%
1939 8,998−0.87%
1948 10,021+1.20%
1960 12,197+1.65%
1970 14,619+1.83%
1975 16,703+2.71%
1980 17,344+0.76%
1990 20,504+1.69%
1995 20,341−0.15%
2000 22,363+2.05%
2007 23,872+0.90%
2010 24,981+1.67%
2015 25,402+0.32%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[3][5][6][7]

In the 2015 census, the population of Santa Lucia, Ilocos Sur, was 25,402 people,[3] with a density of 510 inhabitants per square kilometre or 1,300 inhabitants per square mile.

Municipal Government[edit]

Elected Officials
2019 - 2022[8]
Mayor Joseph Simon Valdez
Vice Mayor Douglas Favis Hernaez (July 1 - September 12, 2019[9])

Eduardo "Kitik" Toquero (From September 12, 2019)

Sangguniang Bayan Member Corazon Rosal
Sangguniang Bayan Member Anneline Bravo-Pimentel
Sangguniang Bayan Member Edwin Moreno
Sangguniang Bayan Member Rosendo Acosta Jr.
Sangguniang Bayan Member Narciso Garcia
Sangguniang Bayan Member Rex Costales
Sangguniang Bayan Member Ronald Joven
Sangguniang Bayan Member
2016 - 2019[10] 2013 - 2016
Mayor Ferdinand Favis Hernaez Estrella Hernaez
Vice Mayor Douglas Favis Hernaez Ferdinand Hernaez
Sangguniang Bayan Member Eduardo Andrada Toquero
Sangguniang Bayan Member Corazon Halaman Rosal
Sangguniang Bayan Member Simeon Rewarin Salgado
Sangguniang Bayan Member Ronald Quilop Joven
Sangguniang Bayan Member Rodolfo Fernandez Valdez
Sangguniang Bayan Member Anneline Valdez Bravo
Sangguniang Bayan Member Teodoro Cuello Angala
Sangguniang Bayan Member Rex Habon Costales

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipality". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 31 May 2013.
  2. ^ a b "Province: Ilocos Sur". PSGC Interactive. Quezon City, Philippines: Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 12 November 2016.
  3. ^ a b c d Census of Population (2015). "Region I (Ilocos Region)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. PSA. Retrieved 20 June 2016.
  4. ^ "PSA releases the 2015 Municipal and City Level Poverty Estimates". Quezon City, Philippines. Retrieved 1 January 2020.
  5. ^ Census of Population and Housing (2010). "Region I (Ilocos Region)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. NSO. Retrieved 29 June 2016.
  6. ^ Censuses of Population (1903–2007). "Region I (Ilocos Region)". Table 1. Population Enumerated in Various Censuses by Province/Highly Urbanized City: 1903 to 2007. NSO.
  7. ^ "Province of Ilocos Sur". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016.
  8. ^ "2019 National and Local Elections - Election Results". Commission on Elections. Retrieved September 16, 2019.
  9. ^ "Municipality of Sta. Lucia, Ilocos Sur Official Facebook Page". September 12, 2019. Retrieved September 16, 2019.
  10. ^ "Certified List of Elected City/Municipal Candidates with Votes Obtained and Date of Proclamation" (PDF). Republic of the Philippines, Commission on Elections. Retrieved September 16, 2019.

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