Demography of Bargur
As per 2011 census, Bargur has population of 16,366 of which 8,316 are males and 8,050 are females. The population of children between ages 0-6 years is 1,810 which is 11.06 percent of total population. The literacy rate of Bargur is 70.87 percent out of which 76.18 percent males are literate and 65.38 percent females are literate.
Economy of Bargur
The economy is reliant on imperative material and textile exchanging, mango development and situated preparing businesses. There are also many horticultural farms, which produce and distribute about 3 lakh of fruit saplings. There are several factories located in Bargur. The town also has few famous textile markets such as New Kalaignar Textile Market, Bargur Main Road Market, Surat Textile Market, Maris Textile Market, New Surat Textile Market, Bargur Textile Market, Ayyapa Textile Market, B.S.T. Textile Market and Kalaignar Textile Market. Bargur is called as ‘Mini Surat’ because of its material markets. There are more than 100 granite factories located in Bargur.
Educational Institutions in Bargur
Bargur has set up several schools and colleges to promote education. Some of the important schools here are:
There are many colleges in Bargur. The town has a government engineering college started in 1994, a Polytechnic run by the Institute of Road and Transport Technology and a Government Women's Arts and Science College.
Transportation in Bargur
Bargur is well connected by all modes of transport. Tourists can avail busses that run from nearby towns and cities for this town. Bargur town is situated along Chennai - Krishnagiri National Highway NH - 46. The nearest railway station is Jolarpet.