Kopargaon Municipal Council, with population of about 65 thousand is Kopargaon sub district's only municipal council located in Kopargaon sub district of Ahmadnagar district in the state Maharashtra in India. Total geographical area of Kopargaon municipal council is 11 km2. Population density of the city is 6199 persons per km2. There are 26 wards in the city, among them Kopargaon Ward No 01 is the most populous ward with population of 4052 and Kopargaon Ward No 13 is the least populous ward with population of 1704.

Nearest railway station is Kopargaon which is within the city. Kopargaon is the sub district head quarter of the city. District head quarter of the city is Ahmadnagar which is 100 km away. Greater Mumbai is the state head quarter of the city and is 315 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 575.4 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 42.3°C and minimum temperature goes down to 7.6°C.

Demographics

The city is home to about 65 thousand people, among them about 33 thousand (51%) are male and about 32 thousand (49%) are female. 81% of the whole population are from general caste, 16% are from schedule caste and 3% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Kopargaon municipal council is 12%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are about 13 thousand households in the city and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Kopargaon

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 65,273 53,115 10,490 1,668 7,839
Male 33,222 27,127 5,268 827 4,143
Female 32,051 25,988 5,222 841 3,696

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 75% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the city followed by Muslims which contribute 19% of the total population and Jains 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 968 in Muslims are 952 and in Jains are 956

Religion wise population 2011 - Kopargaon

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 65,273 48,882 12,526 309 538 858 1,880 107 173
Male 33,222 24,842 6,418 147 278 441 961 59 76
Female 32,051 24,040 6,108 162 260 417 919 48 97

Growth of population

Population of the city has increased by 8.8% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 60 thousand. Female population growth rate of the city is 9.7% which is 1.7% higher than male population growth rate of 8%. General caste population has increased by 5.8%; Schedule caste population has increased by 27.9%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 6.6% and child population has decreased by -6.5% in the city since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Kopargaon

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 8.8% 5.8% 27.9% 6.6% -6.5%
Male 8% 5% 26.8% 6% -6.8%
Female 9.7% 6.6% 29% 7.3% -6.1%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 965 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 958, in schedule caste is 991 and in schedule tribe is 1017. There are 892 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 15 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 6 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Kopargaon

Total General SC ST Child
Change 15 14 17 12 6
2011 965 958 991 1017 892
2001 950 944 974 1005 886

Literacy

Total about 49 thousand people in the city are literate, among them about 26 thousand are male and about 22 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Kopargaon is 85%. 91% of male and 79% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the city has increased by 5%. Male literacy has gone up by 3% and female literacy rate has gone up by 8%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Kopargaon

Total Male Female
Change 5.2% 2.4% 8.2%
2011 85.1% 90.7% 79.3%
2001 79.9% 88.3% 71.1%

Workers profile

Kopargaon has 33% (about 22 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 52% male and 14% female population are working population. 49% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 4% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 11% of total female population are main and 2% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Kopargaon

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 33.4% 30.5% 3% 66.6%
Male 52.4% 48.9% 3.5% 47.6%
Female 13.8% 11.4% 2.4% 86.2%