Manawa is a city in Waupaca County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 1,371 at the 2010 census.
Manawa is located at 44°27′38″N 88°55′9″W (44.460563, -88.919253).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.77 square miles (4.58 km2), of which, 1.63 square miles (4.22 km2) is land and 0.14 square miles (0.36 km2) is water.
As of the census of 2010, there were 1,371 people, 584 households, and 343 families living in the city. The population density was 841.1 inhabitants per square mile (324.8/km2). There were 668 housing units at an average density of 409.8 per square mile (158.2/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 97.1% White, 0.2% African American, 0.5% Native American, 0.4% Asian, 1.0% from other races, and 0.8% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.0% of the population.
There were 584 households of which 30.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 41.4% were married couples living together, 12.7% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.6% had a male householder with no wife present, and 41.3% were non-families. 36.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 15% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.28 and the average family size was 2.97.