Kothapalem Village, with population of 4555 is Renigunta sub district's the 3rd most populous village, located in Renigunta sub district of Chittoor district in the state Andhra Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Kothapalem village is 8 km2 and it is the 7th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 541 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Tirupati and distance from Kothapalem village to Tirupati is 16 km. Pin code of Kothapalem village is 517520. The village comes under Elamandyam&guruvarajupalle panchayat. Renigunta is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 4 km. District head quarter of the village is Chittoor which is 88 km away.


The village is home to 4555 people, among them 2228 (49%) are male and 2327 (51%) are female. 73% of the whole population are from general caste, 20% are from schedule caste and 6% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Kothapalem village is 12%, among them 46% are boys and 54% are girls. There are 1193 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 20.3% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 3785. Female population growth rate of the village is 22.7% which is 4.7% higher than male population growth rate of 18%. General caste population has increased by 19.4%; Schedule caste population has increased by 11.7%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 79.3% and child population has increased by 8.6% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1044 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 1019, in schedule caste is 1108 and in schedule tribe is 1146. There are 1159 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 39 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 131 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 3055 people in the village are literate, among them 1689 are male and 1366 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Kothapalem is 76%. 85% of male and 67% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has decreased by 0%. Male literacy has gone down by -2% and female literacy rate has gone up by 2%.

Workers profile

Kothapalem has 34% (1570) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 56% male and 13% female population are working population. 51% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 5% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 11% of total female population are main and 2% are marginal workers.