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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.

Demographics

People

Total Population63,141
Male Share of the Population47.9%
Female Share of the Population52.1%
Senior Citizens9.1%
Employed Population 16+31,488
Age of the Population37

Families

% of people married61.6%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher42.4%
Median Earnings25+$51,882
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$27,152
Median Earnings With High School Degree$37,567

Wealth

Median Family Income$100,584
% Above Poverty Level94.3%
% Below Poverty Level5.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time30 minutes
% Working from Home3.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.7%
% Using Public Transportation0.3%

Housing

People Living Alone17.3%
Median Gross Rent$1,202
Median House Value$204,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)43.1%
German13.3%
English9.3%
Irish7.6%
Scottish2.7%
Italian2.3%
French Except Basque2.2%
African1.9%
Polish1.4%
Norwegian1.2%
Arab1.2%
Swedish1.1%
Dutch0.7%
Czech0.6%
Russian0.5%
Swiss0.5%
West Indian0.5%
Welsh0.5%
Nigerian0.4%
Portuguese0.3%
Jamaican0.2%
Ukrainian0.2%
Hungarian0.2%
Belgian0.2%
Canadian0.2%
Greek0.2%
Syrian0.1%
Lebanese0.1%
Egyptian0.1%
Haitian0.1%
Austrian0.1%
Afghan)0.1%
South African0.1%
Danishn0.1%
Slovak0.1%
Cape Verdean0.1%
Brazilian0.1%
Lithuanian0.1%
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Mansfield Almanac

CategoryValue
County Tarrant County
Standard Zip Codes76063
Phone Area Codes682,817
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude32.56
Approximate Longitude-97.11

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)

StationBURLESON
Distance10.3 miles
Jan Temp33 to 54 F
Apr Temp54 to 75 F
Jul Temp74 to 95 F
Oct Temp56 to 78 F
Annual Precip34.5 inches
StationBENBROOK DAM
Distance19 miles
Jan Temp31 to 55 F
Apr Temp52 to 76 F
Jul Temp72 to 97 F
Oct Temp55 to 79 F
Annual Precip34 inches
StationWAXAHACHIE
Distance19.8 miles
Jan Temp35 to 57 F
Apr Temp54 to 78 F
Jul Temp73 to 96 F
Oct Temp56 to 80 F
Annual Precip38.8 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Cedar Hill47,457$77,483
Everman6,312$42,320
Kennedale7,413$73,194
Midlothian21,530$83,093
Pantego2,497$84,766

Mansfield Public Libraries

Mansfield Public Library
104 S WISTERIA ST
Mansfield, Texas
(817) 728-3690

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Mansfield Hospitals

Kindred Hospital - Mansfield
(Proprietary)
1802 Highway 157 North
Methodist Mansfield Medical Center
(Non-profit)
2700 East Broad Street

Mansfield Public Schools

Alice Ponder El
101 Pleasant Ridge Dr
ZIP: 76063
(817) 299-7700
Primary
Total Enrollment 494
Alter Ed Ctr
902 E Broad
ZIP: 76063
(817) 299-5800
High
Total Enrollment 103
Annette Perry El
1261 S Main St
ZIP: 76063
(817) 299-3600
Primary
Total Enrollment 342
Asa E Low Jr Int
1526 N Walnut Creek Dr
ZIP: 76063
(817) 299-6300
Middle
Total Enrollment 864
Brooks Wester Middle
1520 N Walnut Creek Dr
ZIP: 76063
(817) 299-7000
Middle
Total Enrollment 872
Danny Jones Middle
4500 E Broad St
ZIP: 76063
(817) 276-6200
Middle
Total Enrollment 843
Donna Shepard Int
1280 Fm 1187
ZIP: 76063
(817) 299-5940
Middle
Total Enrollment 877
Elizabeth Smith El
701 S Holland Rd
ZIP: 76063
(817) 299-6980
Primary
Total Enrollment 706
Erma Nash El
1050 Magnolia St
ZIP: 76063
(817) 299-6900
Primary
Total Enrollment 622
Glenn Harmon El
403 N Holland Rd
ZIP: 76063
(817) 299-7780
Primary
Total Enrollment 541
J L Boren El
1402 Country Club Dr
ZIP: 76063
(817) 299-7740
Primary
Total Enrollment 567
Judy Miller El
605 E Broad St
ZIP: 76063
(817) 299-6300
Linda Jobe Middle
2491 Gertie Barrett Rd
ZIP: 76063
(817) 299-7040
Middle
Total Enrollment 809
Mansfield Frontier H S
1120 W Debbie Ln
ZIP: 76063
(817) 299-1900
High
Total Enrollment 222
Mansfield H S
3001 E Broad St
ZIP: 76063
(817) 299-7500
High
Total Enrollment 2333
Mansfield Lake Ridge H S
101 N Day Miar
ZIP: 76063
(817) 299-7920
High
Total Enrollment 2085
Mansfield Legacy H S
1263 N Main
ZIP: 76063
(817) 299-1100
High
Total Enrollment 1945
Mary Jo Sheppard El
1701 Fm 1187
ZIP: 76063
(817) 299-6600
Primary
Total Enrollment 543
Mary Lillard I S
1301 Day Miar
ZIP: 76063
(817) 276-6260
Middle
Total Enrollment 945
Mary Orr Int
2900 E Broad St
ZIP: 76063
(817) 299-5820
Middle
Total Enrollment 845
Nancy Neal El
280 Nelson Wyatt Rd
ZIP: 76063
(817) 299-1270
Primary
Total Enrollment 432
Roberta Tipps El
3001 N Walnut Creek
ZIP: 76063
(817) 299-6920
Primary
Total Enrollment 666
Rogene Worley Middle
500 Pleasant Rdg Rd
ZIP: 76063
(817) 299-5900
Middle
Total Enrollment 929
Tarrant Co J J A E P
902 E Broad St
ZIP: 76063
(817) 299-5800
Other
Total Enrollment 4
Willie Brown El
1860 Cannon Dr
ZIP: 76063
(817) 299-5860
Primary
Total Enrollment 602

Mansfield Private Schools

First Faith Preschool & Kindergarten
777 N Walnut Creek Dr
ZIP: 76063
Elementary
Total Enrollment 11
Pantego Christian Academy-mansfield Campus
2351 Country Club Dr
ZIP: 76063
Elementary
Total Enrollment 89
Primrose School Of Walnut Creek
2201 Matlock Rd
ZIP: 76063
Elementary
Total Enrollment 10
Walnut Creek Private School
1751 N Walnut Creek Dr
ZIP: 76063
Elementary
Total Enrollment 64
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