The town derives its name from its founder,Hasan Khan, who founded it in 1634 AD. The city is just 13 km from the National Highway 24. And the most popular place in the city is Dr. Bheem Rao Ambedkar Park from where the City starts. Hasanpur is about 120 km away from The National Capital Delhi. Mohalla Risaldaran,Chaman, Mohalla Kot Purvi,Akhoon Manzil, Nawaban, Manapur Mohalla, Mohalla Holiwala, Mohalla Kayasthan, Lal Baagh, Kankerwala kuan are some of the Most Popular place in City. Communal harmony is a striking feature of Hasanpur.
As of 2015 India census, Hasanpur had a population of 211,533 of which males constituted 57% of the population and females 43%. Hasanpur has an average literacy rate of 43% which is lower than the national average of 59.5%. The male literacy is 49% and female literacy rate is 37%. In Hasanpur, 18% of the population is under the age of 6.
Hasanpur is a Nagar Palika Parishad city in district of Jyotiba Phule Nagar, Uttar Pradesh. The Hasanpur city is divided into 25 wards for which elections are held every 5 years. The Hasanpur Nagar Palika Parishad has population of 61,243 of which 32,133 are males while 29,110 are females as per report released by Census India 2011.
Population of Children with age of 0-6 is 9512 which is 15.53% of total population of Hasanpur (NPP). In Hasanpur Nagar Palika Parishad, Female Sex Ratio is of 906 against state average of 912. Moreover, Child Sex Ratio in Hasanpur is around 918 compared to Uttar Pradesh state average of 902. Literacy rate of Hasanpur city is 62.64% lower than state average of 67.68%. In Hasanpur, Male literacy is around 67.64% while female literacy rate is 57.11%.
Hasanpur Nagar Palika Parishad has total administration over 10,177 houses to which it supplies basic amenities like water and sewerage. It is also authorized to build roads within Nagar Palika Parishad limits and impose taxes on properties coming under its jurisdiction.
Out of total population, 16,873 were engaged in work or business activity. Of this 15,026 were males while 1,847 were females. In census survey, worker is defined as person who does business, job, service, and cultivator and labour activity. Of total 16873 working population, 75.85 % were engaged in Main Work while 24.15 % of total workers were engaged in Marginal Work.