As of 2001[update] India census, Asaripallam had a population of 12,743. Males constitute 50% of the population and females 50%. Asaripallam has an average literacy rate of 82%, higher than the national average of 59.5%; with 51% of the males and 49% of females literate. 10% of the population is under 6 years of age. The Kanyakumari Government Medical College is located at Asaripallam.