A thorough study of the demography will help one to know certain important fact about the Habibpur town. As per the census report of the year 2001, the total population of the Habibpur has been enumerated to be 9360. Out of the total population, in Habibpur, the male populace constitutes of fifty three percent while the female comprises of forty seven percent. Twenty percent of the population of Habibpur town is below six years of age. Literacy too has an important yardstick of measuring democracy of Habibpur town. It has an average literacy count of near about forty percent. Thus it has been rightly inferred that literacy rate of Habibpur is less than that of the nation as a whole. National average is 59.5 percent. Again if one considers the male and female literacy rates of the Habibpur individually, one can find that male literacy rate in forty six percent and female literacy rate is thirty three percent.
According to the demographers, the economy of the Habibpur town follows the trend of the whole of Bhagalpur district, which is more or less agrarian based. Due to the ample source of water supply, the people of Habibpur district find it no difficulty in carry on agricultural as well as irrigational facilities. Paddy, maize, lentils are the main crops produced here. The resident of the Habibpur town too have shown their expertise in weaving beautiful tusser silk.