Penumuru Village, with population of 7544 is Penumuru sub district's the most populous village, located in Penumuru sub district of Chittoor district in the state Andhra Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Penumuru village is 11 km2 and it is the 4th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 658 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Chittoor and distance from Penumuru village to Chittoor is 22 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Penumuru village is 517126. The village comes under Penumuru,chipparapalle&ramakrishnapuram panchayat. Penumuru is the sub district head quarter of the village. District head quarter of the village is Chittoor which is 22 km away.


The village is home to 7544 people, among them 3757 (50%) are male and 3787 (50%) are female. 79% of the whole population are from general caste, 17% are from schedule caste and 4% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Penumuru village is 9%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are 1993 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 11.1% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 6793. Female population growth rate of the village is 12.3% which is 2.5% higher than male population growth rate of 9.8%. General caste population has increased by 10.7%; Schedule caste population has increased by 6.7%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 41.1% and child population has decreased by -17.2% in the village since last census.

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 1004, in schedule caste is 1042 and in schedule tribe is 952. There are 944 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 23 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 38 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 5238 people in the village are literate, among them 2863 are male and 2375 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Penumuru is 76%. 84% of male and 69% 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 9%.

Workers profile

Penumuru has 43% (3212) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 58% male and 27% female population are working population. 54% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 4% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 20% of total female population are main and 7% are marginal workers.