As of 2001[update] India census, Puliyoor had a population of 16854 with 7913 males and 8941 females.
The schools in the village include the Government HS Puliyoor, Govt U.P. School Perissery, Vallikkav LP School and Snehagiri U.P School.
Thrippuliyoor Mahadevakshethram (Puliyoor Temple) ia the famous temple which tells in Thirukkural and Alvar scripts are the main attraction. Pandavanpara which connected to Mahabharatha now sees bhima footsteps and Thamarachal are also here.