Barkhera is located at . It has an average elevation of 165 metres (541 feet).
India census, Barkhera had a population of 9881. Males constitute 54% of the population and females 46%. Barkhera has an average literacy rate of 41%, lower than the national average of 59.5%; with 70% of the males and 30% of females literate. 20% of the population is under 6 years of age.