Maheshpur Village, with population of 39 is Varanasi sub district's the 21st least populous village, located in Varanasi sub district of Varanasi district in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Maheshpur village is 0 km2 and it is the 82nd smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 229 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Varanasi and distance from Maheshpur village to Varanasi is 20 km. The village comes under Patkhauli panchayat. Varanasi is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 20 km. District head quarter of the village is Varanasi which is 20 km away.


The village is home to 39 people, among them 20 (51%) are male and 19 (49%) are female. 74% of the whole population are from general caste, 26% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Maheshpur village is 13%, among them 60% are boys and 40% are girls. There are 9 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 5.4% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 37. Female population growth rate of the village is 11.8% which is 11.8% higher than male population growth rate of 0%. General caste population has increased by 7.4%; Schedule caste population has decreased by 0% and child population has decreased by -16.7% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 950 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 813, in schedule caste is 1500. There are 667 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the village. Overall sex ratio in the village has increased by 100 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 1333 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 20 people in the village are literate, among them 12 are male and 8 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Maheshpur is 59%. 71% of male and 47% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 20%. Male literacy has gone up by 15% and female literacy rate has gone up by 32%.

Workers profile

Maheshpur has 51% (20) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 50% male and 53% female population are working population. 45% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 5% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 0% of total female population are main and 53% are marginal workers.