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Overview

Introduction to Mansfield, Massachusetts

Mansfield, Massachusetts, in Bristol county, is 10 miles NW of Taunton, Massachusetts and 23 miles S of Boston, Massachusetts. The town is included in the Boston metropolitan area. As of the year 2000 census, 22,414 people lived in Mansfield.

Mansfield History

The first settlement in Mansfield occurred in 1658. The city was incorporated officially in the year 1775. The city got its name from William Murray, the 1st Earl of Mansfield.

Mansfield and nearby Attractions

  • Comcast Performing Arts Center

Things To Do In Mansfield

Mansfield's most prominent attraction is the Comcast Center for the Performing Arts, a 20,000 seat amphitheater holding popular rock and other concerts throughout the warm weather months.

Mansfield Transportation

Boston Logan International is the nearest major airport.

Mansfield Higher Education

The Stonehill College offers quality education to the students of Mansfield.

People

Total Population 23,389
Male Share of the Population 49.9%
Female Share of the Population 50.1%
Senior Citizens 8.5%
Employed Population 16+ 12,399
Age of the Population 38

Families

% of people married 56.8%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 51.6%
Median Earnings25+ $55,173
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $29,185
Median Earnings With High School Degree $32,128

Wealth

Median Family Income $114,326
% Above Poverty Level 95.9%
% Below Poverty Level 4.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 35 minutes
% Working from Home 3.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.7%
% Using Public Transportation 9.2%

Housing

People Living Alone 20.6%
Median Gross Rent $1,134
Median House Value $373,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 15.7%
US/American 0.5%
English 12.4%
Irish 34.2%

Mansfield Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 10 miles NW of Taunton, Massachusetts (center to center)
Nearest Large City 23 miles S of Boston, Massachusetts
County Bristol
Standard Zip Codes 02048
P.O. Box Zip Codes 02031
Phone Area Codes 508
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.033
Longitude -71.219

Mansfield Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station WALPOLE 2
Distance 9.4 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 36 F
Apr Temp 37 to 58 F
Jul Temp 62 to 83 F
Oct Temp 41 to 62 F
Annual Precip 46.5 inches
Station WEST MEDWAY
Distance 13 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 38 F
Apr Temp 35 to 59 F
Jul Temp 60 to 84 F
Oct Temp 37 to 64 F
Annual Precip 48.7 inches
Station FRAMINGHAM
Distance 20 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 36 F
Apr Temp 38 to 58 F
Jul Temp 63 to 84 F
Oct Temp 40 to 63 F
Annual Precip 45.8 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Mansfield, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

East Mansfield (02031)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Attleboro 43,774 $77,403
Easton 23,548 $116,131
Foxborough 5,013 $78,599
North Attleborough 28,779 $98,775
Norton 19,280 $104,176
Plainville 8,581 $113,324

Mansfield Public Libraries

Library
Mansfield Public Library
255 HOPE STREET
Mansfield, Massachusetts
(508) 261-7380

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Mansfield High Schools

MANSFIELD HIGH
250 EAST STREET
508-261-7540
Serves 1,143 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 13.4

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