As population seeks for suitable areas for their comfort zones, more people wanted to live along coastal areas of Bacolod. Because of the easy access to the resources and settlement, coastal habitat is always been considered a populated area.

 

Table10. Population Density per Barangay

Barangay Population Area (ha.) Person/ha.
Alegria 553 604.267 0.915
Babalaya 510 1,180.83 0.432
Babalayan Town Site 683 420.649 1.624
Binuni 1,586 521.187 3.043
Debalayan West 503 407.475 1.234
Demologan 1,696 444.802 3.813
Dimarao 839 776.785 1.080
Esperanza 2,201 669.71 3.286
Kahayag 730 798.632 0.914
Liangan East 1,960 620.955 3.156
Mate 511 541.492 0.944
Minaulon 719 183.435 3.920
Pagayawan 1,247 926.337 1.346
Poblacion 5,766 597.605 9.649
Punod 662 1,179.27 0.561
Rupagan 1,652 536.572 3.079
                    Total 21,818 10,410  

 

Table 11. Urban-Rural Population

LGU:   Bacolod, Lanao del Norte         2000    & 2007

Growth
Population 2007 2010 No. %
Urban 7,190 7,726 536 6.94
Rural 12,682 14,092 1,410 10.00