Jalgaon Census Town, with population of 6480 is Dapoli sub district's the 2nd least populous census town located in Dapoli sub district of Ratnagiri district in the state Maharashtra in India. Total geographical area of Jalgaon census town is 5 km2 and it is the smallest census town by area in the sub district. Population density of the census town is 1412 persons per km2. There is only one ward in this census town which is Jalgaon Ward No 01 and the population of Jalgaon Ward No 01 is 6480.

Nearest railway station is Khed which is 31 km far from here. Dapoli Camp is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the census town is 2 km. District head quarter of the census town is Ratnagiri which is 167 km away. Greater Mumbai is the state head quarter of the census town and is 212 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the census town is 2347.8 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 35.5°C and minimum temperature goes down to 17.5°C.

Demographics

The census town is home to 6480 people, among them 3373 (52%) are male and 3107 (48%) are female. 93% of the whole population are from general caste, 5% are from schedule caste and 2% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Jalgaon census town is 9%, among them 55% are boys and 45% are girls. There are 1586 households in the census town and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Jalgaon

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 6,480 6,023 345 112 552
Male 3,373 3,120 187 66 302
Female 3,107 2,903 158 46 250

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 94% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the census town followed by Buddhists which contribute 6% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 914 in Buddhists are 1088.

Religion wise population 2011 - Jalgaon

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 6,480 6,079 3 5 0 378 13 1 1
Male 3,373 3,176 3 3 0 181 9 0 1
Female 3,107 2,903 0 2 0 197 4 1 0

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 921 females per 1000 male in the census town. Sex ratio in general caste is 930, in schedule caste is 845 and in schedule tribe is 697. There are 828 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the census town.

Literacy

Total 5633 people in the census town are literate, among them 3002 are male and 2631 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Jalgaon is 95%. 98% of male and 92% of female population are literate here.

Workers profile

Jalgaon has 34% (2214) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 48% male and 19% female population are working population. 44% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 5% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 16% of total female population are main and 2% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Jalgaon

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 34.2% 30.4% 3.8% 65.8%
Male 48.4% 43.5% 4.9% 51.6%
Female 18.7% 16.2% 2.5% 81.3%