The etymological significance of the term Hassanpur is to be noted. If one dissects the term Hassanpur , one gets two terms like Hassan and pur. In Arabic language , Hassan is quite common. Pur signifies ' son of' . It is obvious that the word Hasanpur as a whole stands for son of Hassan. Following the style of original Arabic language, it is also read from right to left.
No information about any place is complete without knowing the demography of the particular place. The Census report of India that has been brought out in the year 2001 is quite significant in this matter. The total population of the Hassanpur has been measured to be 9089. Out of the total populace, males comprise of 54 percent, while the population of females constitute of 46 percent. In Hassanpur city, 18 percent of the population is below six years of age.
Literacy rate too can be known from the report. It is to be noted that Hassanpur has an average literacy rate which is lower than that of the whole nation. Average literacy rates of Hassanpur and India are 52 and 59.5% respectively. To be specific, the literacy rate of males constitutes of 62 percent , and female literacy rate is 42 percent.