Mansfield is a somewhat small city located in the state of Louisiana. With a population of 4,946 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Mansfield is the 90th largest community in Louisiana.
Mansfield is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Mansfield is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Mansfield who work in office and administrative support (17.07%), sales jobs (10.69%), and food service (7.76%).
Being a small city, Mansfield does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
In Mansfield, just 12.58% of people have at least a bachelor's degree, which is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%.
The per capita income in Mansfield in 2010 was $17,109, which is lower middle income relative to Louisiana, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $68,436 for a family of four. However, Mansfield contains both very wealthy and poor people as well. Mansfield also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 37.48% of its population below the federal poverty line.
Mansfield is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Mansfield home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Mansfield residents report their race to be Black or African-American, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in Mansfield include English, German, Scandinavian, and French Canadian.
The most common language spoken in Mansfield is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.