Nakkapalle Census Town, with population of 7603 is Nakkapalle sub district's only census town located in Nakkapalle sub district of Visakhapatnam district in the state Andhra Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Nakkapalle census town is 7 km2. Population density of the census town is 1130 persons per km2. There is only one ward in this census town which is Nakkapalle Ward No 01 and the population of Nakkapalle Ward No 01 is 7603.

Nearest railway station is Narsipatnam Road which is 7 km far from here. Nakkapalle is the sub district head quarter of the census town. District head quarter of the census town is Visakhapatnam which is 86 km away. Hyderabad is the state head quarter of the census town and is 620 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the census town is 998 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 40°C and minimum temperature goes down to 20°C.

Demographics

The census town is home to 7603 people, among them 3551 (47%) are male and 4052 (53%) are female. 77% of the whole population are from general caste, 22% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Nakkapalle census town is 10%, among them 49% are boys and 51% are girls. There are 1780 households in the census town and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Nakkapalle

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 7,603 5,844 1,694 65 777
Male 3,551 2,891 640 20 384
Female 4,052 2,953 1,054 45 393

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 93% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the census town followed by Muslims which contribute 6% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 1138 in Muslims are 1087.

Religion wise population 2011 - Nakkapalle

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 7,603 7,074 434 79 8 1 1 0 6
Male 3,551 3,308 208 28 3 0 0 0 4
Female 4,052 3,766 226 51 5 1 1 0 2

Growth of population

Population of the census town has increased by 12.7% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 6744. Female population growth rate of the census town is 12.7% which is -0.1% lower than male population growth rate of 12.8%. General caste population has increased by 17.1%; Schedule caste population has increased by 0.7%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -11% and child population has decreased by -0.8% in the census town since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Nakkapalle

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 12.7% 17.1% 0.7% -11% -0.8%
Male 12.8% 15.1% 4.7% -25.9% -7.9%
Female 12.7% 19.2% -1.6% -2.2% 7.4%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1141 females per 1000 male in the census town. Sex ratio in general caste is 1021, in schedule caste is 1647 and in schedule tribe is 2250. There are 1023 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 decreased by 1 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 145 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Nakkapalle

Total General SC ST Child
Change -1 34 -106 546 145
2011 1141 1021 1647 2250 1023
2001 1142 987 1753 1704 878

Literacy

Total 4899 people in the census town are literate, among them 2360 are male and 2539 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Nakkapalle is 72%. 75% of male and 69% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the census town has increased by 4%. Male literacy has gone up by 3% and female literacy rate has gone up by 5%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Nakkapalle

Total Male Female
Change 4.2% 2.2% 5.7%
2011 71.8% 74.5% 69.4%
2001 67.6% 72.3% 63.7%

Workers profile

Nakkapalle has 33% (2489) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 56% male and 13% female population are working population. 48% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 8% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 9% of total female population are main and 3% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Nakkapalle

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 32.7% 27.3% 5.4% 67.3%
Male 55.8% 48% 7.8% 44.2%
Female 12.6% 9.2% 3.4% 87.4%