Marapalle Village, with population of 397 is Kuppam sub district's the 9th least populous village, located in Kuppam sub district of Chittoor district in the state Andhra Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Marapalle village is 2 km2 and it is the 23rd smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 261 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Punganur and distance from Marapalle village to Punganur is 47 km. Pin code of Marapalle village is 517425. The village comes under Urlaobanapalle panchayat. Kuppam 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 117 km away. 0.5 square kilometer (33%) of the total village's area is covered by forest.

Demographics

The village is home to 397 people, among them 203 (51%) are male and 194 (49%) are female. 97% of the whole population are from general caste, 3% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Marapalle village is 9%, among them 67% are boys and 33% are girls. There are 92 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 1.8% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 390. Female population growth rate of the village is 1.6% which is -0.4% lower than male population growth rate of 2%. General caste population has increased by 1.6%; Schedule caste population has increased by 11.1% and child population has decreased by -33.3% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 956 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 945, in schedule caste is 1500. There are 500 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 4 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 660 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Literacy

Total 257 people in the village are literate, among them 138 are male and 119 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Marapalle is 71%. 77% of male and 65% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 20%. Male literacy has gone up by 14% and female literacy rate has gone up by 27%.

Workers profile

Marapalle has 52% (206) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 57% male and 47% female population are working population. 56% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 0% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 43% of total female population are main and 4% are marginal workers.