Jalgaon Municipal Corporation, with population of about 4.6 lakh is Jalgaon sub district's only municipal corporation located in Jalgaon sub district of Jalgaon district in the state Maharashtra in India. Total geographical area of Jalgaon municipal corporation is 68 km2. Population density of the city is 6744 persons per km2. There are 69 wards in the city, among them Jalgaon Ward No 69 is the most populous ward with population of about 17 thousand and Jalgaon Ward No 41 is the least populous ward with population of 3733.

Nearest railway station is Jalgaon which is within the city. Jalgaon is the sub district head quarter of the city. District head quarter of the city is Jalgaon. Greater Mumbai is the state head quarter of the city and is 425 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 749.2 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 46.1°C and minimum temperature goes down to 6°C.

Demographics

The city is home to about 4.6 lakh people, among them about 2.4 lakh (52%) are male and about 2.2 lakh (48%) are female. 87% of the whole population are from general caste, 7% are from schedule caste and 5% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Jalgaon municipal corporation is 12%, among them 55% are boys and 45% are girls. There are about 99 thousand households in the city and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Jalgaon

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 460,228 402,668 33,244 24,316 53,086
Male 240,590 210,928 17,079 12,583 29,304
Female 219,638 191,740 16,165 11,733 23,782

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 76% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the city followed by Muslims which contribute 18% of the total population and Buddhists are the third largest religious community here with 3% population all other religious communities contribute 3% of the total population. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 901 in Muslims are 950 and in Buddhists are 953

Religion wise population 2011 - Jalgaon

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 460,228 350,341 84,086 1,077 800 14,761 7,887 362 914
Male 240,590 184,273 43,114 515 428 7,560 4,057 176 467
Female 219,638 166,068 40,972 562 372 7,201 3,830 186 447

Growth of population

Population of the city has increased by 24.9% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 3.7 lakh. Female population growth rate of the city is 25.4% which is 1.1% higher than male population growth rate of 24.3%. General caste population has increased by 22%; Schedule caste population has increased by 50.2%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 47.8% and child population has increased by 4.8% in the city since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Jalgaon

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 24.9% 22% 50.2% 47.8% 4.8%
Male 24.3% 21.6% 48.4% 46.5% 6.6%
Female 25.4% 22.4% 52.2% 49.3% 2.7%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 913 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 909, in schedule caste is 946 and in schedule tribe is 932. There are 812 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the city. Overall sex ratio in the city has increased by 8 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 31 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Jalgaon

Total General SC ST Child
Change 8 6 23 17 -31
2011 913 909 946 932 812
2001 905 903 923 915 843

Literacy

Total about 3.6 lakh people in the city are literate, among them about 1.9 lakh are male and about 1.6 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Jalgaon is 87%. 91% of male and 83% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the city has decreased by 0%. Male literacy has gone down by -2% and female literacy rate has gone up by 2%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Jalgaon

Total Male Female
Change 0.4% -1.7% 2.8%
2011 87.3% 90.9% 83.4%
2001 86.9% 92.6% 80.6%

Workers profile

Jalgaon has 32% (about 1.5 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 51% male and 12% female population are working population. 48% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 3% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 10% of total female population are main and 2% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Jalgaon

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 32.2% 29.7% 2.4% 67.8%
Male 50.7% 47.9% 2.8% 49.3%
Female 11.8% 9.8% 2% 88.2%