Mansfield is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 68,928 people and 13 constituent neighborhoods, Mansfield is the 55th largest community in Texas. Much of the housing stock in Mansfield was built relatively recently. The construction of new real estate can often be taken as an indication that the local Mansfield economy is robust, and that jobs or other amenities are attracting an influx of new residents. This seems to be the case in Mansfield, where the median household income is $90,216.00.
Mansfield real estate is some of the most expensive in Texas, although Mansfield house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Mansfield is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 86.18% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Mansfield is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Mansfield who work in management occupations (15.62%), office and administrative support (15.08%), and sales jobs (10.82%).
Also of interest is that Mansfield has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Mansfield is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Mansfield’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
In Mansfield, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 31.25 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
The education level of Mansfield ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in Mansfield, 42.42% have at least a bachelor's degree. The typical US community has just 21.84% of its adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree.
The per capita income in Mansfield in 2010 was $36,415, which is wealthy relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $145,660 for a family of four. However, Mansfield contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Mansfield is an extremely 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. Mansfield also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 15.11% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Mansfield include German, English, Irish, Scottish, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Mansfield is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Vietnamese.