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Overview

Introduction to Mansfield, Texas

Mansfield, Texas, in Tarrant county, is 12 miles S of Arlington, Texas. The city is included in the Fort Worth - Arlington metropolitan area. As of the year 2000 census, 28,031 people lived in Mansfield.

Mansfield History

The area now called the City of Mansfield was first settled in the early 1800s. Most of the early settlers were of Scotch - Irish origin. The community was named in honor of Ralph Sandiford Man and Julian T. Feild who arrived in the city around 1856 and established a grist mill. The first post office of Mansfield was established in 1860, and Julian Field was appointed the postmaster.

Mansfield and nearby Attractions

  • Don Misenhimer Park
  • Arlington Museum of Art
  • Six Flags Over Texas
  • Fort Worth Zoo
  • Kimbell Art Museum
  • Cedar Hill State Park

Things To Do In Mansfield

Mansfield has a number of well maintained and beautiful parks including McClendon Park West, Clayton W. Chandler Park, James McKnight Park East, Katherine Rose Memorial Park, Town Park, and Julian Feild Park-Serenity Gardens. The city is also home to several houses of worship including the Church of Christ Mansfield, First United Methodist Church of Mansfield, and Saint Paul Church. You can plan a day trip to the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth and Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza.

Mansfield Transportation

Air transportation facilities are provided by the Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport.

Mansfield Higher Education

The University of Texas at Arlington, Texas Christian University, and Texas Wesleyan University are some of the nearby universities.

People

Total Population 61,559
Male Share of the Population 48.8%
Female Share of the Population 51.2%
Senior Citizens 9.1%
Employed Population 16+ 30,562
Age of the Population 37

Families

% of people married 61.6%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 41.3%
Median Earnings25+ $51,139
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $24,575
Median Earnings With High School Degree $37,363

Wealth

Median Family Income $102,604
% Above Poverty Level 93.8%
% Below Poverty Level 6.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 29 minutes
% Working from Home 4%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.8%
% Using Public Transportation 0.3%

Housing

People Living Alone 16.3%
Median Gross Rent $1,184
Median House Value $191,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 42.8%
US/American 0%
English 10.2%
Irish 7.8%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Mansfield Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 12 miles S of Arlington, Texas
County Tarrant
Standard Zip Codes 76063
Phone Area Codes 817
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 32.563
Longitude -97.141

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 BURLESON
Distance 10.3 miles
Jan Temp 33 to 54 F
Apr Temp 54 to 75 F
Jul Temp 74 to 95 F
Oct Temp 56 to 78 F
Annual Precip 34.5 inches
Station BENBROOK DAM
Distance 19 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 55 F
Apr Temp 52 to 76 F
Jul Temp 72 to 97 F
Oct Temp 55 to 79 F
Annual Precip 34 inches
Station WAXAHACHIE
Distance 19.8 miles
Jan Temp 35 to 57 F
Apr Temp 54 to 78 F
Jul Temp 73 to 96 F
Oct Temp 56 to 80 F
Annual Precip 38.8 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Cedar Hill 47,089 $77,028
Everman 6,279 $41,341

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Mansfield Public Libraries

Library
Mansfield Public Library
104 S WISTERIA ST
Mansfield, Texas
(817) 473-4391
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Mansfield High Schools

(Sorted by Number of Students)

MANSFIELD HIGH SCHOOL
3001 E BROAD ST
817-473-5750
Serves 2,485 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 16

ALTER ED CTR
902 E BROAD
817-473-5796
A Non-traditional School
Serves 53 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 2.9

TARRANT CO J J A E P
902 E BROAD ST
817-473-5796
A Non-traditional School
Serves 3 students.

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