Kalvagunta Village, with population of 6110 is Penumuru sub district's the 3rd most populous village, located in Penumuru sub district of Chittoor district in the state Andhra Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Kalvagunta village is 14 km2 and it is the 2nd biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 435 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Chittoor and distance from Kalvagunta village to Chittoor is 9 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Kalvagunta village is 517126. The village comes under Kalvagunta,guthavandlavuru&gangupalle panchayat. Penumuru is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 13 km. District head quarter of the village is Chittoor which is 9 km away.


The village is home to 6110 people, among them 3009 (49%) are male and 3101 (51%) are female. 77% of the whole population are from general caste, 20% are from schedule caste and 2% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Kalvagunta village is 10%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are 1426 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 15% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 5312. Female population growth rate of the village is 17% which is 3.9% higher than male population growth rate of 13.1%. General caste population has increased by 14.5%; Schedule caste population has increased by 14.3%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 43.3% and child population has decreased by -11.9% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1031 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 996, in schedule caste is 1163 and in schedule tribe is 1099. There are 898 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 32 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 3961 people in the village are literate, among them 2104 are male and 1857 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Kalvagunta is 72%. 78% of male and 66% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has decreased by 0%. Male literacy has gone down by -5% and female literacy rate has gone up by 4%.

Workers profile

Kalvagunta has 41% (2523) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 56% male and 27% female population are working population. 48% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 8% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 15% of total female population are main and 12% are marginal workers.