The town is well connected with rail route with Jaipur and Agra. Two major superfast trains "Udaipur - Gwalior Express 2965/2966" and "Marudhar Express from Jodhpur to Varanasi" stop here. Passenger trains are also available between Bandikui and Agra. Roads connect the town to Alwar via Rajgarh and Karauli via Mahua. National Highway Number 11 from Agra to Bikaner just pass through Mahua which is 15 km away from the town. The highway is four lane between Agra and Jaipur. Buses are available in big number to Jaipur and Agra and most of the cities of Rajasthan.
As of 2001[update] India census, Mandawar had a population of 10,108. Males constitute 53% of the population and females 47%. Mandawar has an average literacy rate of 68%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 78%, and female literacy is 57%. In Mandawar, 16% of the population is under 6 years of age.