Gesikapalle Village, with population of 1807 is Santhipuram sub district's the 9th most populous village, located in Santhipuram sub district of Chittoor district in the state Andhra Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Gesikapalle village is 6 km2 and it is the 4th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 286 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Kolarkarnataka and distance from Gesikapalle village to Kolarkarnataka is 15 km. Pin code of Gesikapalle village is 517423. The village comes under Pedduru panchayat. Santhipuram is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 15 km. District head quarter of the village is Chittoor which is 120 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to 1807 people, among them 939 (52%) are male and 868 (48%) are female. 88% of the whole population are from general caste, 11% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Gesikapalle village is 14%, among them 54% are boys and 46% are girls. There are 318 households in the village and an average 6 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 26.6% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 1427. Female population growth rate of the village is 21.4% which is -10.5% lower than male population growth rate of 31.9%. General caste population has increased by 29.8%; Schedule caste population has increased by 2.1%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 333.3% and child population has increased by 0.8% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 924 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 899, in schedule caste is 1117 and in schedule tribe is 1600. There are 847 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 80 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 114 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Literacy

Total 833 people in the village are literate, among them 496 are male and 337 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Gesikapalle is 54%. 62% of male and 45% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 25%. Male literacy has gone up by 22% and female literacy rate has gone up by 27%.

Workers profile

Gesikapalle has 53% (955) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 56% male and 49% female population are working population. 36% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 20% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 35% of total female population are main and 14% are marginal workers.