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As of 2001[update]India census, Jaitwara had a population of 8903. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. Jaitwara has an average literacy rate of 59%, lower than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 69%, and female literacy is 50%. In Jaitwara, 18% of the population is under 6 years of age. It is located near the border of Uttar Pradesh. The nearest city is Satna.
The main occupation is mining soapstone and bauxite. Its distance from Satna is 25 km. Jaitwara has a railway station. It is near the Birsinghpur; one of the famous temples is located in the Birsinghpur. There is a river named Simaraval.
In Jaitwara the Arts college is located affiliated to A.P.S university. The brilliant public school located in near the railway station Jaitwara. Every year on January 14th a fair is organized by the people. It comes under the Chitrakoot legislative area. There is the branch of SBI, Allahabad Bank and SBI ATM is also there. It has a girls' higher secondary school and a post office.
Moreover, the town has all basic amenities like a hospital, proper drainage systems, concrete roads, play grounds, schools and colleges, well-managed municipal infrastructure. The town is surrounded by Bauxite factories.Various tourist destinations in the state of Madhya Pradesh are located near this town, like Kajuraho, Jabalpur, Maihar, Kanha National Park, Bandhav Garh National Park, to name a few. There were two famous schools, Kedar prasad agrawal higher secondary school and saraswati high school, located in the center of the town.
- "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 2004-06-16. Retrieved 2008-11-01.