Mansfield, Illinois

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Mansfield, Illinois

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Mansfield strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Illinois):

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Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 11% Mansfield Low Rate of Poverty
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 16% Mansfield People in Middle Class or Better
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 18% Mansfield Well-Paid Single Women

Comparative Profile of Mansfield, Illinois

Comparing Mansfield to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Illinois (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Well-Paid Single Women 9 7
Well-Paid Single Men 8 6
Age of the Population 7 8
Male Share of the Population 6 6
Children Under 5 Years Old 5 5
Female Share of the Population 5 5
Racial Diversity 4 4
Senior Citizens 4 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 9 9
Average Household Size 4 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 9 8
People in Middle Class or Better 9 7
Median Family Income 8 6
College Educated Adults 6 6

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 7 8
Working at Home 3 2
Walking and Biking to Work 2 2
Public Transportation Use 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 6 9
Affordability of Property Taxes 4 7
Housing Recently Built 4 5
People Living Alone 3 4
Affordability of Rents 3 4
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 2 2

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Mansfield Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 15 miles NW of Champaign, Illinois (center to center)
Nearest Large City 122 miles S of Chicago, Illinois
County Piatt
Standard Zip Codes 61854
Phone Area Codes 217
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.211
Longitude -88.506

Mansfield Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 7.6 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 32 F
Apr Temp 40 to 62 F
Jul Temp 64 to 85 F
Oct Temp 42 to 66 F
Annual Precip 36 inches
Distance 19.1 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 30 F
Apr Temp 38 to 61 F
Jul Temp 63 to 85 F
Oct Temp 40 to 65 F
Annual Precip 36.3 inches
Distance 30.8 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 34 F
Apr Temp 42 to 66 F
Jul Temp 66 to 88 F
Oct Temp 45 to 68 F
Annual Precip 40.6 inches
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Mansfield Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 949 100%
Male 460 48.5%
Female 489 51.5%
Under 18 217 22.9%
18+ 732 77.1%
65+ 122 12.9%
Median Age 39.2
Average Family Size 2.79
White 939 98.9%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 5 0.5%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 5 0.5%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 6 0.6%

Estimated Mansfield Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 939
Growth -10
Growth % -1.1%

Mansfield Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 31.8%
US/American 23.1%
English 12.3%
Irish 11.7%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 5%
French (except Basque) 2.7%
Italian 2.2%
Dutch 1.9%
Norwegian 1.9%
Scottish 1.7%
British 1.1%
European 0.9%
Belgian 0.8%
Greek 0.8%
Russian 0.8%
Scotch-Irish 0.6%
Lithuanian 0.3%
Polish 0.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Mansfield 949 $48,393
Bellflower 408 $45,625
Bondville 455 $38,462
De Land 475 $45,156
Farmer City 2,055 $45,515
Fisher 1,647 $50,050
Mahomet 4,877 $61,063

Mansfield Public Libraries

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"101 W. OLIVER, BOX 459"
Mansfield, Illinois
(217) 489-9033

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