Dandikuppam Village, with population of 1301 is Santhipuram sub district's the 17th most populous village, located in Santhipuram sub district of Chittoor district in the state Andhra Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Dandikuppam village is 4 km2 and it is the 13th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 334 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Kolarkarnataka and distance from Dandikuppam village to Kolarkarnataka is 20 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Dandikuppam village is 517423. The village comes under Dandikuppam panchayat. Santhipuram 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 90 km away.


The village is home to 1301 people, among them 666 (51%) are male and 635 (49%) are female. 77% of the whole population are from general caste, 23% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Dandikuppam village is 11%, among them 54% are boys and 46% are girls. There are 291 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 18.8% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 1095. Female population growth rate of the village is 21.6% which is 5.4% higher than male population growth rate of 16.2%. General caste population has increased by 19.5%; Schedule caste population has increased by 22%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -84.6% and child population has decreased by -11.4% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 953 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 972, in schedule caste is 904. There are 850 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 42 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 162 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 826 people in the village are literate, among them 485 are male and 341 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Dandikuppam is 72%. 83% of male and 60% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 2%. Male literacy has gone down by -3% and female literacy rate has gone up by 7%.

Workers profile

Dandikuppam has 56% (732) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 58% male and 54% female population are working population. 57% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 1% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 46% of total female population are main and 8% are marginal workers.