The popular saying is that the name of Kavisuryanagar, also known as Kabisurya Nagar has been derived from Kabisurya Baladev Rath. He gained popularity as a famous writer of the ancient period.
If one wants to identify any place or town it becomes imperative that one should get acquainted with its demographical scenario. Keeping track with this trend many demographers have thrown some light about the demography of Kavisuryanagar. One of the most relevant documents is the Census report of India that came out in the year 2001.
The report is significant one in throwing some light about data like population, literacy rate etc. According to it, the total population of Kavisuryanagar has been enumerated to be 16,092. Further, population of males is 52 percent and female population constitutes of 48 percent. In Kavisuryanagar, 13 percent of the total population is below six years of age. Literacy rate too is quite important in depicting characteristics about Kavisuryanagar town. What is really interesting is to note that Kavisuryanagar town has an average literacy rate which is higher than that of the whole nation. Thus the average literacy rates of this town and India are 62 percent and 59.5 percent. If one goes into specific details one can even get information about the male and female literacy rates on an individual basis. 72 percent is the rate of male literacy, while female literacy rate is 53 percent only.
Another information has been gathered about the Kavisuryanagar tow. It has gained recognition as a market place for all types of green vegetables which are grown in nearby villages like Balyasara,Bolasara, Brahmanichhai, Mantapada, Arabindanagar, Gudiali,Jarada,Athagada,Pathara, Golamundala, Sundariapda and many more.
Few more information too can be deciphered from various sources as well. Industrial growth of any place acts as an indicator of the growth of the district. As far as the Ganjam district is concerned, quite a handful of industries have been developed over the years. Both small, medium and large scale industries are being scattered through out the entire district. Products like chemicals , sugar , glass , ceramic , leather , textiles and many more meet the requirements of the district's population. Conventional handicrafts are the stylemarks of the district. Applique, stone cutting, wood sculpture, and also brass bell metal, paper , terracotta, patta chitras, betel nut, textile toys and many more are quite noteworthy.
Naturally being incorporated in the Ganjam district, the people of Kavisuryanagar too follow the trend of the district.