Kothapalle Village, with population of 2617 is Bethamcherla sub district's the 3rd least populous village, located in Bethamcherla sub district of Kurnool district in the state Andhra Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Kothapalle village is 26 km2 and it is the 5th smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 102 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Dhone and distance from Kothapalle village to Dhone is 20 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Kothapalle village is 518217. The village comes under Kothapalle&bukkapuram panchayat. Bethamcherla is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 15 km. District head quarter of the village is Kurnool which is 72 km away. 0.19 square kilometer (1%) of the total village's area is covered by forest.

Demographics

The village is home to 2617 people, among them 1303 (50%) are male and 1314 (50%) 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 Kothapalle village is 14%, among them 48% are boys and 52% are girls. There are 603 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Kothapalle

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 2,617 2,150 466 1 370
Male 1,303 1,081 221 1 176
Female 1,314 1,069 245 0 194

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 14.2% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 2291. Female population growth rate of the village is 16.3% which is 4.1% higher than male population growth rate of 12.2%. General caste population has increased by 11.9%; Schedule caste population has increased by 28.7%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -85.7% and child population has increased by 4.5% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Kothapalle

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 14 12 29 -86 5
Male 12 10 24 -67 -5
Female 16 14 33 -100 16

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1008 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 989, in schedule caste is 1109. There are 1102 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 35 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 199 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Kothapalle

Total General SC ST Child
Change 35 28 75 -1,333 199
2011 1,008 989 1,109 0 1,102
2001 973 961 1,034 1,333 903

Literacy

Total 1109 people in the village are literate, among them 689 are male and 420 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Kothapalle is 49%. 61% of male and 38% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has decreased by 1%. Male literacy has gone down by -5% and female literacy rate has gone up by 7%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Kothapalle

Total Male Female
Change 1 -4 6
2011 49 61 38
2001 49 66 31

Workers profile

Kothapalle has 58% (1529) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 60% male and 57% female population are working population. 60% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 0% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 57% of total female population are main and 0% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Kothapalle

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 58 58 0 42
Male 60 60 0 40
Female 57 57 1 43