As of 2001[update] India census, Sarthebari had a population of 7545. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. Sarthebari has an average literacy rate of 83%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 88%, and female literacy is 77%. In Sarthebari, 9% of the population is under 6 years of age. Sarthebari is famous for its historic Assamese bellmetal utensils and for traditional Assamese structure called xorai and many people associates with this institute.