According to the 2001 census report, Dera Gopipur had a population of 4336 inhabitants. Males constitute 52% of the population and females constitute 48% of the population. In Dera Gopipur 11% of the population is less than six years of age. Dera Gopipur has an average literacy rate of 79% which is higher than the national average which is 59.5%. The literacy rate of the male population is 82% and the female population is 76%.
Dehra Gopipur is an ideal base for fishing. Ideal fishing areas like Pong Dam, Pattan, Kurn and Nadaun are easily accessible from here. Jwalamukhi Temple, one of the Shaktipithas, is a prominent shrine, which is visited by devotees.