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|Elevation||602 m (1,975 ft)|
|Time zone||IST (UTC+5:30)|
In the 2001 India census, Talegaon Dabhade had a population of 42,574. Males constituted 53% of the population and females 47%. Talegaon Dabhade had an average literacy rate of 79%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy was 83%, and female literacy was 75%. In 2001 in Talegaon Dabhade, 11% of the population was under 6 years of age.
In the 2011 India census, Talegaon Dabhade had a population of 75,854. Males constituted 55% of the population and females 45%. Talegaon Dabhade had an average literacy rate of 83%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy was 89%, and female literacy was 82%. In 2011 in Talegaon Dabhade, 11% of the population was under 6 years of age.
Talegaon Dabhade is home to many multinational companies, agro-based units. It is also home to thriving poultry belt, largest in Asia in terms of broiler bird's per square mile. Talegaon has a very pleasant moderate climate. It also has many lakes and hence is called Talegaon, a literal English translation would be Laketown.
Conveniently located at a distance of 135 km from Mumbai, a couple of hours pleasant drive through the Bor ghat along the Mumbai Pune express highway makes Talegaon Dabhade easily accessible from Mumbai. From Pune, it is just 40 km away. There is also a proposal for an international airport near Talegaon Dabhade.
Talegaon Dabhade railway station 
Talegaon is an important railway station on Pune's Local Rail. The land for the construction of the Talegaon Dabhade railway station was given to the British government by the Sardar Dabhade family. Talegaon is a growing village as industrial hub. Talegaon railway station serves as terminal for Pune - Talegaon Suburban trains. This station is of two platforms and has four tracks with one footbridge. This serves access to Talegaon Dabhade village and General Motors, Pune plant. Talegaon railway station is well connected to Mumbai and Pune via railways as well.
Maharashtra Government and the Maharashtra Industrial Development Corporation (MIDC) have drawn up a plan to ensure that the State puts forth a total biotechnology revolution. Since the Government wants to establish Pune as a technology hub, MIDC has started acquiring large areas of land to set up Biotechnology and Infotech Parks between Talegaon and Vadgaon as there is little space in Pune. MIDC is also developing over 250 acres (1.0 km2) of land at Talegaon as a floriculture park for production of superior quality flowers like tulips and orchids, which are in demand in international markets. The area is situated in the Agriculture Export Zone declared by the Government of India and the internal infrastructure such as roads, water and electricity
Another aspect that gives Talegaon an edge is that it has regular schools of high standards in both the Marathi and English medium. Talegaon also has an international standard school 'Heritage' at Ambi. 'Heritage' is being developed on about 40 acres (160,000 m2) of land with all facilities and an emphasis on overall academic, aesthetic, creative, social and physical development of children.
Maharashtra Institute of Medical Education and Research (MIMER), medical college was established in 1995 at Talegaon. The 500-bed multi-specialty Talegaon General Hospital supplements all practical and internship requirements of the undergraduate program. Talegaon also is home to Tolani Maritime Institute campus providing research and educational services to the industry. Organizations like Indrayani college and one other polytechnic is based at Talegaon.
Also looking at the soaring industrial ventures in and around Talegaon, the abundance of employment avenues here are inviting. Chakan, stones throw away from Talegaon, has already witnessed lot of industrial activity and caters to the young employment seeking population of the country. Besides, auto giants like JCB, GM (General Motors), Audi, Volkswagen have already set up their roots and others planning to do so in Talegaon. Auto anciliarry companies such as INA Bearings India Pvt. Ltd. have also set up their plants in Talegaon. The availability of water, government policies for this area, proximity to the Mumbai Pune express way (NH4), at a distance of around 20 km from proposed International airport and a ready market of Pune and Mumbai. General Motors India (GMI) is kicking off work on its over Rs 1,300-crore Greenfield plant at Talegaon and yet another new plant is set to come up on 300 acres (1.2 km2) of land, which is likely to start production by the third quarter of 2008. In 2008, Indian conglomerate Essar Group, opened its Steel Service Centre Facility here. The company is recently expanding its plant, to cater ever expanding steel demand in the region.
Property Growth 
Talegaon has seen immense property and real estate growth in last 10 years. Top notch property developers across India have ventured into developing world class townships and residential buldings in Talegaon. Due to its proximity to Chakan,Hinjewadi and Lonavla, Talegaon has been an hit among property buyers across Pune and Mumbai. A huge list of properties under development can be seen at Pune Properties Directory.
- "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.