Mansfield is a medium-sized city located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 46,830 people and 20 constituent neighborhoods, Mansfield is the 20th largest community in Ohio.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Mansfield is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Mansfield is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Mansfield who work in office and administrative support (15.62%), sales jobs (9.74%), and food service (7.03%).
Residents of the city have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 19.09 minutes getting to work every day.
The percentage of people in Mansfield with college degrees is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%: just 12.90% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Mansfield in 2010 was $17,852, which is low income relative to Ohio, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $71,408 for a family of four.
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 White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Mansfield include Irish, English, Italian, and French .
The most common language spoken in Mansfield is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.