As of 2001 Census Kharupetia had a population of 17,784. Males constitute 54% of the and Female 46%. Kharupetia has an average literacy rate of 73%. Higher than the nåiional average of 59.5%, male literacy is 78% and female literacy id 68%. In Kharupetia, 12% of the mulation is under 6 years of age.