Sonnegownipalle Village, with population of 3621 is Santhipuram sub district's the 2nd most populous village, located in Santhipuram sub district of Chittoor district in the state Andhra Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Sonnegownipalle village is 11 km2 and it is the 2nd biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 340 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Kolarkarnataka and distance from Sonnegownipalle village to Kolarkarnataka is 20 km. Pin code of Sonnegownipalle village is 517424. The village comes under Sonnegownipalle&mattam panchayat. Santhipuram is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 7 km. District head quarter of the village is Chittoor which is 85 km away.


The village is home to 3621 people, among them 1849 (51%) are male and 1772 (49%) are female. 84% of the whole population are from general caste, 16% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Sonnegownipalle village is 13%, among them 54% are boys and 46% are girls. There are 761 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 30.7% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 2770. Female population growth rate of the village is 29.3% which is -2.8% lower than male population growth rate of 32.1%. General caste population has increased by 28.2%; Schedule caste population has increased by 46% and child population has decreased by 0% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 958 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 938, in schedule caste is 1073. There are 851 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 21 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 102 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 2132 people in the village are literate, among them 1229 are male and 903 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Sonnegownipalle is 67%. 77% of male and 58% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 16%. Male literacy has gone up by 13% and female literacy rate has gone up by 20%.

Workers profile

Sonnegownipalle has 60% (2156) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 60% male and 59% female population are working population. 53% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 7% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 49% of total female population are main and 10% are marginal workers.