Tamgaon Census Town, with population of 5223 is Karvir sub district's the least populous census town located in Karvir sub district of Kolhapur district in the state Maharashtra in India. Total geographical area of Tamgaon census town is 8 km2 and it is the 3rd biggest census town by area in the sub district. Population density of the census town is 650 persons per km2. There is only one ward in this census town which is Tamgaon Ward No 01 and the population of Tamgaon Ward No 01 is 5223.

Nearest railway station is Kolhapur which is 12 km far from here. Kolhapur is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the census town is 12 km. District head quarter of the census town is Kolhapur which is 12 km away. Greater Mumbai is the state head quarter of the census town and is 407 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the census town is 1048.5 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 40.8°C and minimum temperature goes down to 11°C.


The census town is home to 5223 people, among them 2736 (52%) are male and 2487 (48%) are female. 82% of the whole population are from general caste, 18% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Tamgaon census town is 13%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are 1242 households in the census town and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Tamgaon

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 5,223 4,294 928 1 697
Male 2,736 2,258 477 1 371
Female 2,487 2,036 451 0 326

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 90% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the census town followed by Muslims which contribute 8% of the total population and Buddhists are the third largest religious community here with 1% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 934 in Muslims are 695 and in Buddhists are 833.

Religion wise population 2011 - Tamgaon

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 5,223 4,723 422 22 1 44 9 0 2
Male 2,736 2,442 249 13 1 24 5 0 2
Female 2,487 2,281 173 9 0 20 4 0 0

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 909 females per 1000 male in the census town. Sex ratio in general caste is 902, in schedule caste is 945. There are 879 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the census town.


Total 3737 people in the census town are literate, among them 2059 are male and 1678 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Tamgaon is 83%. 87% of male and 78% of female population are literate here.

Workers profile

Tamgaon has 45% (2337) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 59% male and 29% female population are working population. 53% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 7% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 22% of total female population are main and 7% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Tamgaon

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 44.7% 37.8% 6.9% 55.3%
Male 59.4% 52.6% 6.8% 40.6%
Female 28.6% 21.6% 7.1% 71.4%