Somandepalle Census Town, with population of about 19 thousand is Somandepalle sub district's only census town located in Somandepalle sub district of Anantapur district in the state Andhra Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Somandepalle census town is 30 km2. Population density of the census town is 623 persons per km2. There is only one ward in this census town which is Somandepalle Ward No 01 and the population of Somandepalle Ward No 01 is about 19 thousand.

Nearest railway station is Somandepalle which is within the census town. Somandepalle is the sub district head quarter of the census town. District head quarter of the census town is Anantapur which is 86 km away. Hyderabad is the state head quarter of the census town and is 440 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the census town is 668 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 38°C and minimum temperature goes down to 20°C.

Demographics

The census town is home to about 19 thousand people, among them 9648 (51%) are male and 9247 (49%) are female. 87% of the whole population are from general caste, 11% are from schedule caste and 3% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Somandepalle census town is 12%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are 4744 households in the census town and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Somandepalle

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 18,895 16,384 2,005 506 2,313
Male 9,648 8,388 1,011 249 1,202
Female 9,247 7,996 994 257 1,111

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 92% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the census town followed by Muslims which contribute 8% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 955 in Muslims are 1007.

Religion wise population 2011 - Somandepalle

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 18,895 17,306 1,527 37 4 2 0 0 19
Male 9,648 8,851 761 19 3 2 0 0 12
Female 9,247 8,455 766 18 1 0 0 0 7

Growth of population

Population of the census town has increased by 47.2% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 13 thousand. Female population growth rate of the census town is 49.5% which is 4.4% higher than male population growth rate of 45.1%. General caste population has increased by 49.7%; Schedule caste population has increased by 23.3%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 87.4% and child population has increased by 15% in the census town since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Somandepalle

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 47.2% 49.7% 23.3% 87.4% 15%
Male 45.1% 47% 25.1% 83.1% 21.4%
Female 49.5% 52.8% 21.5% 91.8% 8.7%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 958 females per 1000 male in the census town. Sex ratio in general caste is 953, in schedule caste is 983 and in schedule tribe is 1032. There are 924 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 28 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 108 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Somandepalle

Total General SC ST Child
Change 28 36 -29 47 -108
2011 958 953 983 1032 924
2001 930 917 1012 985 1032

Literacy

Total about 11 thousand people in the census town are literate, among them 6515 are male and 4727 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Somandepalle is 68%. 77% of male and 58% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the census town has increased by 8%. Male literacy has gone up by 4% and female literacy rate has gone up by 12%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Somandepalle

Total Male Female
Change 7.7% 4.5% 11.7%
2011 67.8% 77.1% 58.1%
2001 60.1% 72.6% 46.4%

Workers profile

Somandepalle has 44% (8322) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 61% male and 27% female population are working population. 56% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 5% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 17% of total female population are main and 9% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Somandepalle

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 44% 37.1% 7% 56%
Male 60.6% 55.9% 4.7% 39.4%
Female 26.7% 17.4% 9.3% 73.3%