Mansfield, TX

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Living in Mansfield

Mansfield is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 72,419 people and 13 constituent neighborhoods, Mansfield is the 55th largest community in Texas. There's nothing like the smell of a brand new house, and in Mansfield, you'll find that a large proportion of houses were recently built. New growth in residential real estate is an indication that people are choosing to move to Mansfield, and putting down their money on brand new construction. Mansfield’s real estate is, on average, some of the newest in the nation. Mansfield does seem to be experiencing an influx of affluent people, because the median household income is $99,510.00.

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.

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 professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Mansfield who work in management occupations (15.30%), office and administrative support (12.72%), and sales jobs (10.57%).

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.

Because of many things, Mansfield is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Mansfield really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Mansfield perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.

One downside of living in Mansfield, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 31.59 minutes every day commuting to work.

The citizens of Mansfield are among the most well-educated in the nation: 42.26% of adults in Mansfield have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree, whereas the average US city has 21.84% holding at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Mansfield in 2018 was $38,948, which is wealthy relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $155,792 for a family of four.

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 18.23% 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 Arabic.