The two big cities of Ahmedabad and Gandhinagar are located in the vicinity of Dahegam. The city has beautiful places of tourist interest like Nilkanth Mahadev Mandir, Umiya Mataji Mandir, old Dahegam, Nehru crossroads, and two artificial lakes out of which one is now being cleaned up and renovated.
Dahegam has a total of 38,083 people according to the 2001 India census. Out of the 52% males, 73% are literate and out of the 48% females, 58% are literate. Dahegam has an average literacy rate of 65%, which is higher than the national average of 59.5%. 14% of the population is made up of children less than 6 years of age.