According to the 2011 census, the taluk of Manamelkudi had a population of 86,589 with 42,945 males and 43,644 females. There were 1016 women for every 1000 men. The taluk had a literacy rate of 74.79. Child population in the age group below 6 was 4,484 Males and 4,397 Females.
The town gets major rainfall during the North east monsoon period. The Annual normal rainfall varies from 300 mm to 800 mm.
Schools & Colleges
So many schools & colleges are located in this town.Half of the pupil got their education from Government and government eided schools. But still, some well developed and equipped private schools (both Matric & CBSE syllabus) also providing quality education in and around the town. The town have so many engineering, arts & science, laws, hotel management colleges in its surrounding. It has a government polytechnic college,which is top ranked among Tamil Nadu's polytechnic colleges. Higher Secondary School = Manamelkudi ,Kattumavadi Ammapattinam Vichur
Jegatheeswarar Alayam, Agraharam Senkamala vinayagar Alayam Ayyanar kovil with Vadakkur Amman Alayam, Thekkur amman Alayam, Ponnagaram Perumal Kovil, Pudukudi Murugan Kovil ( its like a thiruchendur Murugan Kovil ),Vannichippattinam Pillaiyar kovil, Karakkottai Muthumariyamman Kovil, Karakkotai Rajendra Choleeshwarar temple, Selva vinayagar Kovil, Murugan Kovil, Krishnaji pattinam Pallivasal, Kattumavi pallivasal, PR Pattinam Pallivasal, Manaloor sri muni kovil sri bala kanapathy&sri muthumariyamman kovil ,nelavazhamudaiya ayyanar kovil,murugan kovil,perumal kovil,pitaryamman kovil,samban kovil etc....vichoor church (same like this velankanni),st.joesph hr,sec ,school.vichoor,vanniciapattinam st.sepastin church
Government hospital is located on the Sethu road(East Cooastal Road) and private hospitals are available. Singavanam has separate Govt. Hospitals.
manamelkudi taluk is come to Aranthangi State Assembly constitutions Aranthangi MLAs from 1952
- 1952-1957 - M.Pandidurai (DMK)
- 1957-1962 - M.Kalander Maideen.B.E (DMK)
- 1962-1971 - DuraiArasan A (DMK)
- 1971-1974 - Ramanathan Udayar (DMK)
- 1977-1999 - Thirunavukarasar (AIADMK, MGR Kalagam)
- 1999-2001 - Anbarasu (MGR Kalagam)
- 2001-2006 - Arasan.P (MGR Kalagam)
- 2006-2011 - Udhayam Shanmugam (DMK)
- 2011May onwards - M.Rajanayagam (AIADMK)
- "Provisional Population Totals - Tamil Nadu-Census 2011". Census Tamil Nadu. Retrieved 4 July 2013.