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Mansfield, Ohio - Basic Facts

The City of Mansfield had a population of 46,486 as of July 1, 2016. Mansfield ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Ohio. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Mansfield is located at latitude 40.7667 and longitude -82.5308 in Richland County. The formal boundaries for the City of Mansfield (see map below) encompass a land area of 30.87 sq. miles and a water area of 0.05 sq. miles. Richland County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,240 feet.

The City of Mansfield (GNIS ID: 1086879) has a C2 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place legally coextensive with a county subdivision but treated as independent of any county subdivision. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Mansfield is located within Township of Mansfield, a minor civil division (MCD) of Richland County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Mansfield population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Mansfield, OH Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 46,486
Population in Households 40,363
Population in Familes 29,909
Population in Group Qrtrs 6,123
Population Density1 1,506
Diversity Index2 45


Total Households 18,448
Average Household Size 2.19
Family Households 10,434
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 22,012 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 9,609 (43.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 8,839 (40.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,564 (16.2%)
Median Home Value $84,679
Average Home Value $105,802


Median Household Income $34,094
Average Household Income $46,981
Per Capita Income $20,023
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.45% -0.37%
Households -0.21% -0.24%
Families -0.33% -0.44%
Median Household Income   -0.26%
Per Capita Income   1.64%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Mansfield, OH - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Mansfield to the other 1,215 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Ohio by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 22 98th
Population Density1 # 459 62nd
Diversity Index2 # 74 94th
Median Household Income # 1120 8th
Per Capita Income # 968 20th

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