Wadgaon Road Census Town, with population of about 41 thousand is Yavatmal sub district's the most populous census town located in Yavatmal sub district of Yavatmal district in the state Maharashtra in India. Total geographical area of Wadgaon Road census town is 5 km2 and it is the 3rd smallest census town by area in the sub district. Population density of the census town is 7474 persons per km2. There is only one ward in this census town which is Wadgaon Road Ward No 01 and the population of Wadgaon Road Ward No 01 is about 41 thousand.

Nearest railway station is Yavatmal which is 3 km far from here. Yavatmal is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the census town is 3 km. District head quarter of the census town is Yavatmal which is 3 km away. Greater Mumbai is the state head quarter of the census town and is 853 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the census town is 1070 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 44.7°C and minimum temperature goes down to 10.4°C.

Demographics

The census town is home to about 41 thousand people, among them about 21 thousand (51%) are male and about 20 thousand (49%) are female. 83% of the whole population are from general caste, 9% are from schedule caste and 8% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Wadgaon Road census town is 9%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are 9909 households in the census town and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Wadgaon Road

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 40,884 33,840 3,847 3,197 3,647
Male 20,923 17,440 1,924 1,559 1,932
Female 19,961 16,400 1,923 1,638 1,715

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 88% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the census town followed by Buddhists which contribute 8% of the total population and Muslims are the third largest religious community here with 3% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 953 in Buddhists are 992 and in Muslims are 878.

Religion wise population 2011 - Wadgaon Road

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 40,884 35,860 1,337 64 22 3,125 376 24 76
Male 20,923 18,358 712 29 12 1,569 198 13 32
Female 19,961 17,502 625 35 10 1,556 178 11 44

Growth of population

Population of the census town has increased by 32.9% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 31 thousand. Female population growth rate of the census town is 35.9% which is 5.7% higher than male population growth rate of 30.2%. General caste population has increased by 30.8%; Schedule caste population has increased by 66%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 24.1% and child population has increased by 4.9% in the census town since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Wadgaon Road

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 32.9% 30.8% 66% 24.1% 4.9%
Male 30.2% 28.9% 59.1% 17.6% 1.7%
Female 35.9% 33% 73.4% 31% 8.8%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 954 females per 1000 male in the census town. Sex ratio in general caste is 940, in schedule caste is 999 and in schedule tribe is 1051. There are 888 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the census town. Overall sex ratio in the census town has increased by 39 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 58 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Wadgaon Road

Total General SC ST Child
Change 39 28 82 108 58
2011 954 940 999 1051 888
2001 915 912 917 943 830

Literacy

Total about 35 thousand people in the census town are literate, among them about 18 thousand are male and about 17 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Wadgaon Road is 95%. 97% of male and 93% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the census town has increased by 5%. Male literacy has gone up by 2% and female literacy rate has gone up by 7%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Wadgaon Road

Total Male Female
Change 4.6% 2.5% 7.0%
2011 95% 97.2% 92.7%
2001 90.4% 94.7% 85.7%

Workers profile

Wadgaon Road has 35% (about 14 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 52% male and 17% female population are working population. 47% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 5% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 15% of total female population are main and 3% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Wadgaon Road

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 35% 31.3% 3.8% 65%
Male 52% 47.1% 5% 48%
Female 17.2% 14.7% 2.5% 82.8%