Mansfield is a very small borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 3,519 people and just one neighborhood, Mansfield is the 401st largest community in Pennsylvania. Much of the housing stock in Mansfield was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic boroughs in the country.
Occupations and Workforce
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 borough of sales and office workers, professionals and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Mansfield who work in office and administrative support (16.76%), teaching (12.42%) and sales jobs (11.31%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Mansfield is a small town where college students really create the town feel and character. So many small towns have lost population over the last 20-30 years that having the local college presence in the Mansfield area, with all of the energy of the students filling area dorms and apartments each fall, really helps Mansfield maintain a good economy.
For a small borough, there is also a high proportion of single, often educated, people living in Mansfield. This is not typical for smaller communities in America, and adds a feeling of vibrancy to Mansfield.
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Mansfield spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 15.46 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the borough are less than they would otherwise be.