Rangapuram Village, with population of 8255 is Bethamcherla sub district's the 2nd most populous village, located in Bethamcherla sub district of Kurnool district in the state Andhra Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Rangapuram village is 38 km2 and it is the 2nd biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 216 persons per km2.

Nearest railway station is Rangapuram which is within the village. Nearest town of the village is Dhone and distance from Rangapuram village to Dhone is 24 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Rangapuram village is 518217. The village comes under Rangapuram panchayat. Bethamcherla is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 10 km. District head quarter of the village is Kurnool which is 63 km away. 1.58 square kilometer (4%) of the total village's area is covered by forest.

Demographics

The village is home to 8255 people, among them 4167 (50%) are male and 4088 (50%) are female. 75% of the whole population are from general caste, 24% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Rangapuram village is 12%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are 2092 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Rangapuram

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 8,255 6,199 2,019 37 967
Male 4,167 3,130 1,019 18 495
Female 4,088 3,069 1,000 19 472

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 16.2% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 7103. Female population growth rate of the village is 17.3% which is 2.1% higher than male population growth rate of 15.2%. General caste population has increased by 13.2%; Schedule caste population has increased by 24.7%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 362.5% and child population has decreased by -4.2% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Rangapuram

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 16 13 25 363 -4
Male 15 12 23 500 -10
Female 17 14 27 280 3

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 981 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 981, in schedule caste is 981 and in schedule tribe is 1056. There are 954 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 17 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 119 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Rangapuram

Total General SC ST Child
Change 17 15 28 -611 119
2011 981 981 981 1,056 954
2001 964 966 953 1,667 835

Literacy

Total 4604 people in the village are literate, among them 2790 are male and 1814 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Rangapuram is 63%. 76% of male and 50% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village 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 - Rangapuram

Total Male Female
Change 6 3 8
2011 63 76 50
2001 58 73 42

Workers profile

Rangapuram has 55% (4579) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 61% male and 50% female population are working population. 52% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 9% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 41% of total female population are main and 10% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Rangapuram

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 56 46 9 45
Male 61 52 9 40
Female 50 41 10 50