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Kumarapuram was once part of the Travancore Kingdom. After the States Reorganisation Act was passed, it became a part of the state of Tamil Nadu. It was once ruled by Nair community members, but after the 1950s, it became occupied by the Tamils who originally started the civilization. Many old temples are situated around the area alongside newer churches and mosques. The town was once under the control of Manalikara Madam Nambudiris.
According to the 2019 census, Kumarapuram has a population of 14,728, of which 7,388 are males while 7,340 are females. Children make up 10% of the population. The religious demographic of Kumarapuram is as follows: 68.33% Christian, 26.45% Hindu and 5.04% are Muslim.
Kumarapuram has an average literacy rate of 88.5%, which is lower than the district average of 91.7% and higher than the national average of 74.37%. Male and female literacy are 91.03% and 86.03% respectively.11% of the population is under 6 years of age. The Postal Index Number is 629189. Both Malayalam and Tamil languages are spoken in the village, as well as some English in certain schools.
- Sree Kailasam Siva Temple
- Sree Azhvar Krishana Swami Temple
- Boothamadam Sastha Temple
- Pannipaham Siva Temple
- Kattala Sivan Kovil
- Kaattaalai Kandan Shastha Temple
- Kattaalai Amman Kovil
- Sakthi Vinayagar Temple
- Sastha Temple
- Shree Mutharamman Temple
- Isakiamman Temple
- Mead Memorial C.S.I Church
- The Salvation Army Church, Valiyavilai
- St. Pius Catholic Church, Cholapuram
- The Salvation Army Church, Retchanyapuram
- Pattanvilai CSI Church
- St. Michael Archangels Church, Michael Nager
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- Veteran Malayalam poet and lyricist S. Ramesan Nair was born in Kumarapuram on 3 May 1948. He is the last surviving of the Malayalam poets from the Kanyakumari district since the district is now part of Tamil Nadu.