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As of 2001[update] India census, Pudupalayam had a population of 10,110. Males constitute 49% of the population and females 51%. Pudupalayam has an average literacy rate of 62%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 73%, and female literacy is 53%. In Pudupalayam, 11% of the population is under 6 years of age.
Pudupalayam is famous for its weekly market on Thursdays and sometimes before important Tamil festivals like Pongal. For this reason, this area called as Santhai Pudupalayam. Santhai means market in Tamil.
schools: Govt Boys Hr. Sec. School, Govt Girls Hr. Sec. School, Saratha vidhyalaya Nursery and Primary School, St. Arulandar Nursery and Primary School.
- "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.
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