SOLANO: Today and Beyond
The cosmopolitan population of Solano composed of the native Gaddangs, Ilocanos, Tagalogs, Pangasinenses, Kapampangans, Batangueños, Bicolanos, Chinese and the Ilongots and Ifugaos found among the hinterlands of Solano.
The municipality was once the biggest in the Province of Nueva Vizcaya, however when two (2) of its Barangays were separated and became part of the Municipality of Quezon for Barangay Caliat and Municipality of Villaverde for Barangay Bintawan, thus reducing its area to 10,298.5603 hectares.
The municipality at present consists of twenty-two (22) barangays with six (6) urban barangays and sixteen (16) rural barangays.
Solano is classified as a First-Class municipality with an Annual Income (2020) of P273, 023,230.24. The Local Government Unit received an Internal Revenue Allotment (IRA) of P153, 363,526.00 making the municipality to be 56.17% IRA dependent.
Solano is now recognized as the major growth center in Region 02 as evidenced by the influx of enterprises doing business in the locality coming from various places not only from the neighboring municipalities but also those coming from the Region and Metro Manila.
The young and dynamic Mayor Eufemia A. Dacayo a project oriented leader is steering the municipality in the fulfillment of its dream and aspirations of becoming the premier urban center in Region 02 and the 1st city for the Province of Nueva Vizcaya and in coordination with the Local Officials and in partners with governmental, non-governmental organizations and civil society organizations and with the support of the majority of the populace, this dream of becoming a city will soon be a reality.