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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.

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.

Demographics

People

Total Population23,615
Male Share of the Population49.8%
Female Share of the Population50.2%
Senior Citizens9.3%
Employed Population 16+12,821
Age of the Population38

Families

% of people married57.6%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher53.7%
Median Earnings25+$56,476
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$34,904

Wealth

Median Family Income$118,220
% Above Poverty Level97.4%
% Below Poverty Level2.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time36 minutes
% Working from Home3.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work1%
% Using Public Transportation9.5%

Housing

People Living Alone20.6%
Median Gross Rent$1,170
Median House Value$378,500

Ancestry

Irish36.4%
Italian16.5%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)14.8%
English11.8%
German8.2%
Polish5.5%
French Except Basque5.1%
Swedish3.1%
Canadian3%
Portuguese2.4%
Russian2.1%
Arab2%
Scottish1.7%
Lebanese1.2%
Lithuanian1%
Norwegian1%
African1%
Greek0.9%
Cape Verdean0.6%
US/American0.5%
Moroccan0.5%
Finnish0.4%
Danishn0.4%
West Indian0.4%
Hungarian0.3%
Swiss0.3%
Dutch0.3%
Jamaican0.2%
Ukrainian0.2%
Latvian0.2%
Albanian0.2%
Belgian0.2%
Austrian0.2%
Barbadian0.1%
Haitian0.1%
Romanian0.1%
Syrian0.1%
Welsh0.1%
South African0.1%
Slovak0.1%
Czech0.1%
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Mansfield Almanac

CategoryValue
Nearest Medium City 10 miles NW of Taunton, Massachusetts (center to center)
Nearest Large City23 miles S of Boston, Massachusetts
County Bristol County
Standard Zip Codes2048
Phone Area Codes508,774
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Daylight SavingsThe city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude42.033
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)

StationWALPOLE 2
Distance9.4 miles
Jan Temp18 to 36 F
Apr Temp37 to 58 F
Jul Temp62 to 83 F
Oct Temp41 to 62 F
Annual Precip46.5 inches
StationWEST MEDWAY
Distance13 miles
Jan Temp13 to 38 F
Apr Temp35 to 59 F
Jul Temp60 to 84 F
Oct Temp37 to 64 F
Annual Precip48.7 inches
StationFRAMINGHAM
Distance20 miles
Jan Temp16 to 36 F
Apr Temp38 to 58 F
Jul Temp63 to 84 F
Oct Temp40 to 63 F
Annual Precip45.8 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Attleboro44,121$86,361
Easton23,770$115,691
Foxborough5,491$76,369
North Attleborough28,945$104,210
Norton19,409$109,437
Plainville8,892$108,835

Mansfield Public Libraries

Mansfield Public Library
255 HOPE STREET
Mansfield, Massachusetts
(508) 261-7382

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Mansfield Public Schools

Roland Green School
29 Dean St
(508) 261-1561
Primary
Total Enrollment 108
Harold L Qualters Middle
240 East St
(508) 261-7530
Middle
Total Enrollment 1131
Mansfield High
250 East St
(508) 261-7540
High
Total Enrollment 1440
Jordan/jackson Elementary
255 East St
(508) 261-7520
Primary
Total Enrollment 1094
Everett W Robinson
245 East St
(508) 261-7513
Primary
Total Enrollment 890

Mansfield Private Schools

St Mary's Catholic School
330 Pratt St
Elementary
Total Enrollment 219
Mansfield Childrens Center
1100 School St
Elementary
Total Enrollment 4
Al-noor Academy
20 Church St
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 70
Children's Enrichment Center
754 East St
Elementary
Total Enrollment 16
Hands-on-montessori School
12 Creeden St
Elementary
Total Enrollment 17
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