As of 2001[update] India census, Kothi had a population of 7710. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. Kothi has an average literacy rate of 62%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 72%, and female literacy is 52%. In Kothi, 17% of the population is under 6 years of age. Kothi is 20 KM from Satna.
State Highway No. 11 is under construction which passes near the town.