Kherli has a population of 15,494. Males constitute 54% of the population and females 46%. Kherli has an average literacy rate of 73%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 81%, and female literacy is 65%. In Kherli, 14% of the population is under 6 years of age.
Kherli is not a lonely town, Kherli represents a conglomerate of more than 20 villages surrounding it and these villages are integrated by the economy of Kherli town. Some of these villages are Kherli Goan(village), Sonkhar, Bhanokhar, Samouchi, Sonkhari, Rampura, Sahajpura, Akhaigarh etc. The farm produce is brought to grain mandi of Kherli which is a well known grain mandi of eastern Rajasthan.
The place have produced many Engineers, Doctors, Pharmacists and other professionals who are now serving in various parts of the country and abroad. Dr. Brajesh Goyal is a well known doctor in New York. Naresh Gupta, Mohanraj Goyal and Sourabh Gupta have established themselves in computer and telecom engineering in top american companies.
Kherli can boast of selection of 4 engineers consecutively into the oldest running civil services cadre of IRSE that is Indian Railway services of Engineers. These are Mr. Chauthi Lal Meena (Rampura), Sudheer Kumar Jain (now in Jaipur) , Madan Gopal Banga(now moved to Alwar) and Mukesh Kumar Gupta (presently in Lucknow). There is a big apparels and readymade-garment store owned by Shyam Sunder Khandelwal who is among the most reputed elites of the town. And may more to come yet......
This crop of good Engineers, Doctors, Pharmacists and administrators owe it to the excellent upbringing in govt secondary/sr secondary school of Kherli which had excellent teachers and good discipline.