Barangay Rizal belongs to the Second District of Makati. It is part of Cluster 5 or the Eastside Cluster along with barangays Comembo, East Rembo and Pembo. The barangay is third to the largest in the district in terms of population. Based on the 2010 Census of Population conducted by the National Statistics Office, Rizal has a total of 41,959 population and percentage share of 2.17% versus the city’s population with an estimate of at least 8,392 households. By population density on the other hand, considering its land area and population count, the barangay has 71 residents per 1,000 square meters.
Barangay Rizal, being purely a residential area, does not have big commercial establishments. Since it is just starting to modernize the community, it can only boast of concrete houses booming in the area. Barangay Rizal is named after the country’s national hero, Dr. Jose P. Rizal, because its declaration as an independent barangay coincided with his Centennial Death Celebration. The Makati Rizal Pabahay of the City Government of Makati lies in this barangay as its well known landmark.