Barangay San Fernando

BRIEF HISTORY OF BARANGAY SAN FERNANDO

Upon the establishment of the Local Government under the republic of the Philippines in 1898, it was declared as one of the barrios of the Municipality. It was named after Don Fernando Gamalinda, one of the Gobernadorcillios of the town. Now inhabited by 1,902 residents, it is one of the barrios comprising the “Poblacion”

SOCIO-ECONOMIC PROFILE OF SAN FERNANDO

Various establishments could be found in this Barangay including 2 public and 2 private cemeteries, the Tarlac Electric Cooperative I (TARELCO I), Macabulos Memorial High School, two of the major gasoline stations (TOTAL and Petron), and other private-owned businesses and domains. With a total land area of 153.40 hectares, Barangay San Fernando marked a total population of 3,120 (or 5694 households) in 2014.

PROMPT FACTS

Barangay Chairman RICARDO B. SANCHEZ
Land Area 153. 40 Ha.
Population as of 2014*

*(Projected Population based on 2010 NSO)

3,120
# of House-holds (HH) as of 2014*

*(Projected # of HH based on 2010 NSO)

694
General Source of HH Income 54 HH depend on their contractual wages; 54 HH engaged in farming/ agricultural activities; 135 HH rely on their regular salaries; some 53 households engaged in small-scale up to wholesale family businesses.
# of HH Engaged in Farming/ Agricultural Activities 54 HH
# of HH Heads Undergone Livelihood Training 119

General sources of income are coming from household heads’ contractual wages (54 heads), regular salaries (135 heads), farming activities (54 heads) and some fifty-three (53) households engaged in private businesses. With these figures, there are at least sixty (60) regularly-employed household heads, some 299 self-employed family heads and twenty OFWs.

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