It is a 4th class municipality in the Philippines.
According to the latest census, it has a population of 24,856 people in 5,319 households.
San Narciso is famous for its beaches that is suited for surfing. Many local celebrities have already visited San Narciso to surf in its beaches which is nearest to Manila
, a mere 4 hour drive away.
The Philippine Merchant Marine Academy or PMMA is located here. San Narciso also houses one of the best college institutions in southern Zambales
, Magsaysay Memorial College, which offers bachelors courses and other 2-year courses. Also located in San Narciso is the Zambales academy, one of the oldest secondary education institution in the province, it is where the former president Ramon Magsaysay took his secondary education.