As of 2001[update] India census, Manjhanpur had a population of 14,150. Males constitute 53% of the population and females 47%. Manjhanpur has an average literacy rate of 55%, lower than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 64%, and female literacy is 44%. In Manjhanpur, 17% of the population are under six years of age.
In Manjhanpur the Jain Temple at Prabhasgiri, the Kamasin Devi Temple at Gambheerapurab village, the Durga Devi Temple and the Baram Baba Temple in Selraha village are visited by their devotees. A fair is held every year during Navratri.