BARANGAY SAN JOSE
Barangay San Jose, Compostela, Compostela Valley Province emerged from the division of the Barangay Lagab to upper and lower Lagab. Upper Lagab is the first name of Barangay San Jose. The name Upper Lagab was changed to Barrio Roxas during the time when Ilonggos settle in the area together with their descendants and relatives from Iloilo who migrated to Cotabato. Later on Barrio Roxas was change to Barangay San Jose following the name of the barangay where the first settlers came from.
Barangay San Jose is 3.5 km away from Poblacion. It has a total land area 521.42 hectares, consisting of 10 Puroks having 904 households with the total population of 3,619 based on 2010 survey.
The practical mission of the barangay is to improve the living conditions of all its constituents and families through accelerated sustainable growth with focus on agricultural development, as the barangay’s primary source of livelihood, as well as on education and on marked reduction in criminality with active participation by barangay folks in governance and other related activities.
The Barangay is headed by Punong Barangay HON. JORNALITO A. CALIMPONG. For the year 2010 its personnel complement to 51 workers, 10 Barangay Health Workers; 3 Barangay Paid Teacher; 2 BNS; 4 Administrative Workers; 2 Day Care Workers; 10 Lupong Tagapamayapa and 20 Barangay Tanod.
The first school was established in 1957 made of cogon and round timber offering multi-grade with only two teachers. Presently, the school already offers complete elementary education with preschool having teaching force of 22.
San Jose is a barangay in the municipality of Compostela, in the province of Davao de Oro. Its population as determined by the 2020 Census was 2,754. This represented 3.06% of the total population of Compostela.
The household population of San Jose in the 2015 Census was 4,457 broken down into 815 households or an average of 5.47 members per household.
|Census date||Household population||Number of households||Average household size|
Population by age group
According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in San Jose is 10 to 14, with 553 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 20 individuals.
Combining age groups together, those aged 14 and below, consisting of the young dependent population which include infants/babies, children and young adolescents/teenagers, make up an aggregate of 34.08% (1,519). Those aged 15 up to 64, roughly, the economically active population and actual or potential members of the work force, constitute a total of 62.84% (2,801). Finally, old dependent population consisting of the senior citizens, those aged 65 and over, total 3.07% (137) in all.
The computed Age Dependency Ratios mean that among the population of San Jose, there are 54 youth dependents to every 100 of the working age population; there are 5 aged/senior citizens to every 100 of the working population; and overall, there are 59 dependents (young and old-age) to every 100 of the working population.
The median age of 23 indicates that half of the entire population of San Jose are aged less than 23 and the other half are over the age of 23.
|Age group||Population (2015)||Age group percentage|
|1 to 4||372||8.35%|
|5 to 9||515||11.55%|
|10 to 14||553||12.41%|
|15 to 19||506||11.35%|
|20 to 24||405||9.09%|
|25 to 29||414||9.29%|
|30 to 34||347||7.79%|
|35 to 39||267||5.99%|
|40 to 44||247||5.54%|
|45 to 49||201||4.51%|
|50 to 54||191||4.29%|
|55 to 59||146||3.28%|
|60 to 64||77||1.73%|
|65 to 69||51||1.14%|
|70 to 74||45||1.01%|
|75 to 79||21||0.47%|
|80 and over||20||0.45%|
The population of San Jose grew from 2,197 in 1990 to 2,754 in 2020, an increase of 557 people over the course of 30 years. The latest census figures in 2020 denote a negative growth rate of 9.64%, or a decrease of 1,703 people, from the previous population of 4,457 in 2015.
|Census date||Population||Growth rate|
San Jose is situated at approximately 7.6484, 126.0730, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 82.2 meters or 269.7 feet above mean sea level.
San Jose shares a common border with the following barangay(s):
- San Miguel, Compostela, Davao de Oro
- Ngan, Compostela, Davao de Oro
- Panansalan, Compostela, Davao de Oro
- Lagab, Compostela, Davao de Oro
- New Alegria, Compostela, Davao de Oro
- Gabi, Compostela, Davao de Oro
- Osmeña, Compostela, Davao de Oro