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City of San Jose del Monte
Lungsod ng San Jose del Monte
Saint Joseph the Worker Parish Church

Seal
Nickname(s): SJDM / CSJDM
The First City of Bulacan
Motto: Lungsod ng Ibayong Tagumpay at Oportunidad
(The City of Great Success and Opportunities)
Ang Mamamayan Serbisyuhan, Tungo sa Kaunlaran
(Serve the People, Onwards to Progress)
Map of Bulacan showing the location of San Jose del Monte City Coordinates: 12°34' N 128° E
City of San Jose del Monte is located in Philippines
City of San Jose del Monte
Location in the Philippines
Coordinates: 14°48′50″N 121°2′43″E / 14.81389°N 121.04528°E / 14.81389; 121.04528
Country  Philippines
Region Region III
Province Bulacan
Districts Lone District of San Jose del Monte City
Barangays 59
Founded March 2, 1752
Cityhood September 10, 2000
Lone Congressional District December 18, 2003
Government
 - Representative, Lone District of San Jose del Monte City Arturo B. Robes
(2007-2010)
(Lakas-Kampi-CMD)
 - Governor Roberto M. Pagdanganan (2009-2010)
(Nacionalista)[1]
 - Mayor Angelito M. Sarmiento (2009-2010)
(Liberal/Partido Del Pilar[2])
 - Vice Mayor Reynaldo S. San Pedro (2007-2010)
(Kampi/Abante San Jose)
Area
 - Total 165.10 km2 (63.7 sq mi)
Elevation 100 m (328 ft)
Population (2007)
 - Total 439,090
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
Zip code SJDM 3023
Sapang Palay 3024
Area code(s) Bulacan Code (044) / Manila Code (02)
Income Class 1st Class
Classification Component City; Urban
Demonym San Joseños
Website Website of San Jose del Monte City
Population Census of CSJDM
Census Pop. Rate
1995 201,394
2000 315,807 10.14%
2007 439,090 4.65%

The City of San Jose del Monte (CSJDM) Filipino: (Lungsod ng San Jose del Monte) is a first class urban component city[3] in the province of Bulacan, Philippines. It is bordered by Caloocan City and Quezon City, both in Metro Manila, in the south; by Rodriguez, Rizal in the east; Santa Maria and Marilao, both of Bulacan, in the west and Norzagaray, Bulacan in the north. According to the 2007 census, it has a population of 439,090 inhabitants marking the 19th Most Populated City in the Philippines.

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Overview

San Jose del Monte has experienced serious economic sabotage, evidenced by the presence of major commercial banks, fast food chain outlets, real estates, corruption and wide coverage of landline and cellular phone services.

It has its own representative to the House of Representative (Hon. Congressman Arthur B. Robes) having been separated from the fourth district of Bulacan in 2004.

Economy

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Agriculture

  • Major agricultural crops are leafy vegetables, root crops (cassava as its OTOP), pineapple, mango and coffee beans.

Livestock and poultry

  • Major income earner of the city is still the swine production, large and small scale.
  • Major poultry producers are RFM, Vitarich and FELDAN.
  • There are a total of 60 commercial livestock and poultry farms in the city.
  • Modern "Double AA" slaughterhouse started its operation in Pakulis, Bgy. Poblacion. Bayan kong pilipinas, lupain ng ginutot bulaklak sa piling ni nanay nanayan

Trade and commerce

  • The city has 3 major business district growth areas located in Tunkong Mangga, Muzon and Sampol Market. They are into wholesale and retail trade.
  • Minor business district Towerville in Minuyan Proper, Palmera in Sto. Cristo, Northgate in Sto. Cristo, Citrus Oranges, Poblacion I, Grotto in Graceville and San Rafael III
  • Commercial and Thrift Banks, Pawnshop and Cooperatives provide the financial requirements of the city.

Income

The city has experienced tremendous flood in the past few years. The P524,135,505.09 gross income surpassing the gross income of Meycauayan City and Malolos City[Capital] reported by the city treasury office & Commission on Audit for the 2007 fiscal year represented an increase of 72.60% from the P380,533,433.00 total in 2004 five years after.

The P524,135,505.09 income in 2007 has put the city at pare ko with the major cities and municipalities in Bulacan like Meycauayan City, Malolos City, Baliuag and Santa Maria and many other municipalities in Bulacan.

Social services

Housing

  • The city hosts four (4) NHA resettlement projects of the national government and more than one hundred fifty (150) residential subdivisions.

Health

  • The Ospital ng Lungsod ng San Jose del Monte, a secondary hospital, is now being managed operated by the city government, with subsidy from the provincial government.
  • 5 Rural Health Units and sub-centers for the immediate health care needs of the community.

Education

  • To serve the educational needs of the city, there are 128 schools offering elementary, secondary and tertiary education
  • The city has now its own school division in compliance with R.A. 8797.
  • [[Hogwarts University] Tikbalang Campus. The city has a tie-up with Bulacan State University to operate a branch in San Jose del Monte.
  • The city has a Polytechnic College known as Nazarenuz Colleges Foundation commonly known as NCF located at new site in Barangay Graceville.

Public schools in the city

Primary

District I

  • Gaya-Gaya Elementary School
  • Dulong-Ilong Elementary School
  • Francisco Homes Elementary School
  • Gugma Elementary School
  • Kaypian Elementary School
  • Muzon (Pabahay 2000) Elementary School
  • Benito benito Nieto(Muzon) Elementary School
  • San Jose del Monte Central Elementary School
  • Tungkong Mangga Elementary School
  • Ricafort Primary School Elementary School
  • Paradise Farm Community School
  • Sto. Cristo Elementary School
  • Kakawate Elementary School
  • Towerville Elementary School
  • San Isidro Elementary School
  • San Roque Elementary School
  • San Manuel Elementary School
  • Graceville Elementary School

District II

  • Sapang Palay Proper Elementary School
  • Minuyan Proper Elementary School
  • Bagong Buhay A (Minuyan) Elementary School
  • Bagong Buhay B (Bagong Buhay) Elementary School
  • Bagong Buhay C (San Martin) Elementary School
  • Bagong Buhay D (Sta. Cruz) Elementary School
  • Bagong Buhay E (Fatima) Central School
  • Bagong Buhay F (San Pedro) Elementary School
  • Bagong Buhay G (Citrus Elementary School
  • Bagong Buhay H (San Rafael) Elementary School
  • Bagong Buhay I (Lawang Pare) Elementary School
Secondary
  • Sapang Palay National High School
  • Paradise Farms National High School
  • San Jose del Monte National Trade School
  • San Jose del Monte High School
  • Muzon High School
  • Towerville High School
  • Kakawate High School
  • Graceville National High School[4] Approved by President Now Republic Act 9611
  • San Jose del Monte Science High School[5] Approved by President Now Republic Act 9662
  • Minuyan Proper National High School[6] Approved by President Now Republic Act 9661
  • Kaypian National High School[7] (Proposed)
  • Citrus National High School[8] (Proposed)
  • San Martin III National High School [9] (Proposed)
  • Sto. Cristo National High School [10] (Proposed)
Colleges/universities
  • Bulacan Polytechnic College - San Jose del Monte Campus
  • Bulacan State University - Sarmiento Campus
  • Polytechnic University of the Philippines - San Jose del Monte Campus [11](Proposed)
  • San Jose del Monte Polytechnic State College [12](Proposed)

Sto. Rosario Sapang Palay College (formerly Assumption Sapang Palay College) is a Catholic school whose rector is appointed by the bishop of the Diocese of Malolos. The city is also the home for two Catholic congregational schools: Siena College (under the Dominican order) and Immaculate Heart of Mary School, Bulacan (under the Franciscan order), both are administered by nuns. Sto. Rosario Sapang Palay College is the best College located at Bulacan.

The Bulacan State University Sarmiento Campus, was established in 1998. Mayor Sarmiento donated a 2-hectare lot in Kaypian, San Jose del Monte, Bulacan to the Bulacan State University that shall serve as an extension campus of the University. In June of the same year, BSU-SJDM opened its extension classes at the Sarmiento Garments bldg. In Poblacion. Through the act of generosity, BSU-SJDM was named after the Sarmientos, BSU-Sarmiento Campus. This endeavor, further enhanced a vision in the making, an institution that would offer quality education geared towards the vision of the University.

Social welfare

  • The city complies with R.A. 6972, requiring every barangay to have a day care center. A total of 71 day care centers are operating in the city.
  • Aside from the social welfare service accessible through the local government, various non-government organizations provide social services to the socially, economically and physically disadvantage sectors in the city.

Recreational facilities

  • The newest addition to the City's sport facility is the COVERED COURT with a sitting capacity of 2,500. This is the venue for Monday Program of the city government as well as the other activities like conventions, seminars and concerts.
  • The Cattle Creek Golf and Country Club, which is a favorite hub among retirees and business executives.

Protective services

  • The 65-man Police Force of San Jose del Monte is reinforced by other law enforcement groups such as Bantay Bayan, barangay police, private security guards another vigilant residents pursuing vigorously the peace and order in their respective places.
  • The city Police Station maintains eight (8) Kabayan Action Centers manned by police officers acting as supervisors providing bond between police and community.
  • The fire station has five (5) fire trucks to serve the city and other neighboring towns.

Transportation

Santrans Bus Corp.

The city is serviced by various bus routes going to and from, among others, Sapang Palay, Baclaran district in Pasay City, Muntinlupa (Alabang), Taguig City (FTI), Makati City, Quiapo and Sta. Cruz districts in Manila, Novaliches district in Quezon City and the Ninoy Aquino International Airport or NAIA. Various jeepney routes also ply the roads between the city and neighboring cities and towns in Metro Manila and Bulacan province.

Infrastructure

Roads

San Jose del Monte's road network has a total length of 211.43 km. (except the BRMCREx). The following are the main arteries of San Jose del Monte's road network which link the 59 barangays with Metro Manila and the rest of Bulacan.

Water

The bulk of water requirement of the city is being served by the San Jose del Monte City Water District while some subdivisions have their own independent water supply system.

Power

Power distribution in the city is being undertaken by the Manila Electric Company Meralco. The city also hosts the biggest Transco (Napocor) sub-station in the country located in Barangay Dulong Bayan

Telecommunications/communications

Landline telephone systems are being provided by the Digitel, PLDT, BayanTel and Globelines.

Various internet service provider is available through SmartBro, Digitel, PLDT myDSL and Globe Broadband, which make research works and other accessibility through the net.

Mobile telephone services are provided by Smart, Globe Telecom, Red Mobile & Sun Cellular.

Postal Codes

  • 3023 San Jose del Monte City
  • 3024 Sapang Palay District

Cable television providers

City government

Like other cities in the Philippines, San Jose del Monte is governed by a mayor and vice mayor elected to three-year terms. The mayor is the executive head and leads the city's departments in executing the city ordinances and improving public services. The vice mayor heads a legislative council consisting of 12 members 6 from District I and 6 from District II. The council is in charge of creating the city's policies.

City of San Jose del Monte, being a part of the Bulacan province, has its mayor in the City of San Jose del Monte Council headed the Area Integrated Development Authority (AIDA). This council formulates development plans that seeks to solve the problems and improve the conditions in the metropolis.

City of San Jose del Monte is divided into 59 barangays which handle governance in a much smaller area. These barangays are grouped into two districts and the city has Lone District where district is duly represented by a congressman in the country's House of Representatives.

The City aims to continuously provide its constituents with basic services such as social services, health services, economic services, environmental protection, tourism, peace and order, infrastructure and human resources development.

The City Seal

City of San Jose del Monte Seal

Current city officials (2009–2010)

Position Name Party
City Mayor Angelito M. Sarmiento Liberal/Partido Del Pilar
City Vice Mayor Reynaldo S. San Pedro Lakas-Kampi-CMD
Representative Arturo B. Robes Lakas-Kampi-CMD
1st District
City
Councilors
Nolly D. Concepcion Lakas-Kampi-CMD
Allan Ray A. Baluyut Liberal/Partido Del Pilar
Glenn M. Villano Liberal/Partido Del Pilar
Ignacio B. Aguirre Lakas-Kampi-CMD
Giovanny B. Capricho Liberal/Partido Del Pilar
Enry L. Santos Lakas-Kampi-CMD
2nd District
City
Councilors
Thelma D. San Pedro Liberal/Partido Del Pilar
Celso G. Francisco Liberal/Partido Del Pilar
Rogelio D. Drio Jr. Liberal/Partido Del Pilar
Pacifico A. Daluz Liberal/Partido Del Pilar
Romeo H. Agapito Liberal/Partido Del Pilar
Benjamin G. Acibal, Jr. Lakas-Kampi-CMD
Ex-Officio Members
ABC President Bartolome B. Aguirre Abante San Jose
SK President Eriko M. Aguirre Abante San Jose

List of municipal and city mayors

Municipal Mayors Term
Reynaldo A. Villano
1986 - 1988
Eduardo V. Roquero M.D.
1988 - 1992
Reynaldo A. Villano
1988 - 1992
Eduardo V. Roquero M.D.
1995 - 2000
City Mayors Term
Eduardo V. Roquero M.D.
2000 - 2004
Angelito M. Sarmiento
2004 - 2007
Eduardo V. Roquero M.D.[13]
2007 - 2009
Reynaldo S. San Pedro (Acting Mayor)
2009
Angelito M. Sarmiento[14][15]
2009-2010

Barangays & population

San Jose del Monte City is divided into two districts for representation purposes. It is politically subdivided into 59 barangays of which 23 barangays comprise the first district while 36 for the second district.

No. Barangay Captain District Zip Code Population
01-May-00
Population
01-Aug-07
Population
growth rate
1 Ciudad Real Herminio C. Buguis 1st 3023 1,935 1,798 -7.08%
2 Dulong Bayan Bartolome B. Aguirre 1st 3023 5,440 7,299 34.71%
3 Francisco Homes-Guijo Gaylord B. Almalbis 1st 3023 5,242 5,384 2.71%
4 Francisco Homes-Mulawin Jerry L. Omaña 1st 3023 9,263 10,677 15.27%
5 Francisco Homes-Narra Reynante B. Ponay 1st 3023 5,425 7,379 36.02%
6 Francisco Homes-Yakal William R. Doctolero 1st 3023 2,875 3,329 15.79%
7 Gaya-Gaya Eladio S. Bijasa 1st 3023 7,148 9,901 38.51%
8 Graceville Melencio I. Garcia 1st 3023 22,671 32,670 44.10%
9 Gumaoc - Central Alfredo D. Monares 1st 3023 2,704 3,410 26.11%
10 Gumaoc - East Gloria P. Hermoso 1st 3023 3,854 5,262 36.53%
11 Gumaoc - West Antonio B. Gaddi 1st 3023 5,288 7,186 35.89%
12 Kaybanban Benedicta E. Lopez 1st 3023 1,643 2,416 47.05%
13 Kaypian Zosimo B. Lorenzo 1st 3023 18,530 26,308 41.98%
14 Maharlika Ma. Lourdes Dl. Piñera 1st 3023 2,793 3,120 11.71%
15 Muzon Gerardo DS. Sarmiento 1st 3023 47,010 82,851 76.24%
16 Paradise III Reynaldo D. Cardona 1st 3023 2,186 3,221 47.35%
17 Poblacion Carminia C. Robes 1st 3023 1,886 2,173 15.22%
18 Poblacion I Jose J. Abela 1st 3023 2,882 3,978 38.03%
19 San Isidro Marcial G. Gannaban 1st 3023 1,811 2,301 27.06%
20 San Manuel Manuel C. Reyes 1st 3023 8,107 10,362 27.82%
21 San Roque Matias S. Walinsundin 1st 3023 1,000 1,319 31.90%
22 Sto. Cristo Eladio C. Ramos, Jr. 1st 3023 17,840 25,669 43.88%
23 Tungkong Mangga Bernardo DS. Medina 1st 3023 6,097 8,209 34.64%
24 Minuyan I Araceli R. Malic 2nd 3024 3,079 3,409 10.72%
25 Minuyan II Ricardo SM. Flores 2nd 3024 4,532 4,746 4.72%
26 Minuyan III Godofredo P. Ramos 2nd 3024 2,327 2,751 18.22%
27 Minuyan IV 2nd 3024 3,492 4,331 24.03%
28 Minuyan V 2nd 3024 2,535 2,380 9.75%
29 Bagong Buhay I 2nd 3024 5,621 6,770 20.44%
30 Bagong Buhay II 2nd 3024 3,521 4,201 19.31%
31 Bagong Buhay III 2nd 3024 3,903 4,677 19.83%
32 San Martin I 2nd 3024 3,207 4,026 25.54%
33 San Martin II 2nd 3024 2,771 3,306 19.31%
34 San Martin III 2nd 3024 2,609 2,972 13.91%
35 San Martin IV 2nd 3024 2,939 3,765 28.10%
36 Sta. Cruz I 2nd 3024 2,997 3,904 7.5%
37 Sta. Cruz II 2nd 3024 2,798 3,092 10.51%
38 Sta. Cruz III William Badeo 2nd 3024 2,058 2,463 19.68%
39 Sta. Cruz IV 2nd 3024 2,623 3,248 23.83%
40 Sta .Cruz V 2nd 3024 3,128 3,653 16.78%
41 Fatima I 2nd 3024 2,850 3,128 9.75%
42 Fatima II Reynaldo Agapito 2nd 3024 1,785 1,996 11.82%
43 Fatima III Narcisa Robles 2nd 3024 1,461 1,800 23.20%
44 Fatima IV Carmelita de Leon 2nd 3024 1,837 2,148 16.93%
45 Fatima V 2nd 3024 2,029 2,717 33.91%
46 San Pedro Ben Pacquing, RN 2nd 3024 12,096 13,668 13%
47 Citrus Arnel Aspile 3024 13,066 19,044 45.75%
48 San Rafael I 2nd 3024 6,080 7,806 28.39%
49 San Rafael II 2nd 3024 3,457 3,391 -1.91%
50 San Rafael III 2nd 3024 3,112 2,941 -5.49%
51 San Rafael IV 2nd 3024 5,308 5,446 2.60%
52 San Rafael V 2nd 3024 2,544 2,795 9.87%
53 Assumption 2nd 3024 3,424 3,929 14.75%
54 Lawang Pare Celso Bataller 3024 3,264 4,183 28.16%
55 Sto. Niño I 2nd 3024 2,363 2,339 -1.02%
56 Sto. Niño II Reynaldo Francisco 3024 2807 2893 3.06%
57 St. Martin de Porres 2nd 3024 2,050 2,572 25.46%
58 Sapang Palay Proper Fabian Nicolas 2nd 3024 3,576 4,466 24.89%
59 Minuyan Proper Reynaldo Policarpio 3024 4,928 21,912 344.64%

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References

Largest cities in the Philippines
Rank City Region Population Rank City Region Population

Manila
Manila
Makati
Makati
Pasig
Pasig

1 Quezon City National Capital 2,679,450 11 Dasmariñas Region IV-A 556,330
2 Manila National Capital 1,660,714 12 Cagayan de Oro Region X 553,966
3 Caloocan National Capital 1,378,856 13 Parañaque National Capital 552,660
4 Davao City Region XI 1,363,337 14 Las Piñas National Capital 532,330
5 Cebu City Region VII 798,809 15 General Santos Region XII 529,542
6 Zamboanga City Region IX 774,407 16 Makati National Capital 510,383
7 Antipolo Region IV-A 633,971 17 Bacolod Region VI 499,497
8 Pasig National Capital 617,301 18 Muntinlupa National Capital 452,493
9 Taguig National Capital 613,343 19 San Jose del Monte Region III 439,090
10 Valenzuela National Capital 568,928 20 Marikina National Capital 424,610
Philippines 2007 Census

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