Chinthapenta Village, with population of 2265 is Penumuru sub district's the 8th most populous village, located in Penumuru sub district of Chittoor district in the state Andhra Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Chinthapenta village is 10 km2 and it is the 6th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 234 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Chittoor and distance from Chinthapenta village to Chittoor is 22 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Chinthapenta village is 517126. The village comes under Chinthapenta&kathireddipalle panchayat. Penumuru is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 5 km. District head quarter of the village is Chittoor which is 22 km away. 2.14 square kilometer (22%) of the total village's area is covered by forest.


The village is home to 2265 people, among them 1123 (50%) are male and 1142 (50%) are female. 76% of the whole population are from general caste, 22% are from schedule caste and 3% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Chinthapenta village is 8%, among them 54% are boys and 46% are girls. There are 655 households in the village and an average 3 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has decreased by -8% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 2462. Female population growth rate of the village is -8.7% which is -1.4% lower than male population growth rate of -7.3%. General caste population has decreased by -8.4%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -1.8%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -34.4% and child population has decreased by -27% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1017 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 1014, in schedule caste is 1016 and in schedule tribe is 1107. There are 864 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the village. Overall sex ratio in the village has decreased by 16 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 328 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 1425 people in the village are literate, among them 807 are male and 618 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Chinthapenta is 69%. 79% of male and 59% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has decreased by 1%. Male literacy has gone down by -1% and female literacy rate has gone up by 3%.

Workers profile

Chinthapenta has 49% (1114) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 60% male and 39% female population are working population. 57% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 3% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 30% of total female population are main and 9% are marginal workers.