Krishnapuram Village, with population of 1928 is Santhipuram sub district's the 8th most populous village, located in Santhipuram sub district of Chittoor district in the state Andhra Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Krishnapuram village is 2 km2 and it is the 24th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 817 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Kolarkarnataka and distance from Krishnapuram village to Kolarkarnataka is 15 km. Pin code of Krishnapuram village is 517423. The village comes under Mulluru Krishnapuram panchayat. Santhipuram 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 110 km away.


The village is home to 1928 people, among them 964 (50%) are male and 964 (50%) are female. 92% of the whole population are from general caste, 8% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Krishnapuram village is 11%, among them 48% are boys and 52% are girls. There are 408 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 32.5% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 1455. Female population growth rate of the village is 29.7% which is -5.7% lower than male population growth rate of 35.4%. General caste population has increased by 33%; Schedule caste population has increased by 27% and child population has decreased by -3.1% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1000 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 1007, in schedule caste is 921. There are 1066 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 44 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 30 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 1191 people in the village are literate, among them 668 are male and 523 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Krishnapuram is 70%. 78% of male and 61% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 9%. Male literacy has gone up by 3% and female literacy rate has gone up by 13%.

Workers profile

Krishnapuram has 44% (848) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 55% male and 33% female population are working population. 35% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 20% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 21% of total female population are main and 12% are marginal workers.