Preethichamanur Village, with population of 470 is Santhipuram sub district's the 21st least populous village, located in Santhipuram sub district of Chittoor district in the state Andhra Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Preethichamanur village is 2 km2 and it is the 21st smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 309 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Kolarkarnataka and distance from Preethichamanur village to Kolarkarnataka is 15 km. Pin code of Preethichamanur village is 517423. The village comes under Karlagatta panchayat. Santhipuram is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 9 km. District head quarter of the village is Chittoor which is 119 km away.


The village is home to 470 people, among them 238 (51%) are male and 232 (49%) are female. 100% of the whole population are from general caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Preethichamanur village is 14%, among them 50% are boys and 50% are girls. There are 93 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 36.6% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 344. Female population growth rate of the village is 42.3% which is 10.8% higher than male population growth rate of 31.5%. General caste population has increased by 36.6% and child population has increased by 17.2% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 975 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 975,. There are 1000 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 74 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 129 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 241 people in the village are literate, among them 133 are male and 108 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Preethichamanur is 60%. 65% of male and 55% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 37%. Male literacy has gone up by 30% and female literacy rate has gone up by 45%.

Workers profile

Preethichamanur has 64% (300) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 62% male and 66% female population are working population. 53% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 8% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 59% of total female population are main and 7% are marginal workers.