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Mansfield, Ohio - Basic Facts

The City of Mansfield had a population of 46,698 as of July 1, 2017. 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, 2017.

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Mansfield, OH Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 46,698
Daytime Population: Workers 28,160
Daytime Population: Residents 24,869
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 53,029
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.14
Population in Households 40,424
Population in Familes 29,902
Population in Group Qrtrs 6,274
Population Density2 1,513
Diversity Index3 45


Median Household Income $35,986
Average Household Income $49,420
Per Capita Income $20,749


Total Housing Units 21,877 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 9,553 (43.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 8,716 (39.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,608 (16.5%)
Median Home Value $85,347
Average Home Value $107,600


Total Households 18,269
Average Household Size 2.21
Family Households 10,294
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.33% -0.34%
Households -0.32% -0.32%
Families -0.47% -0.53%
Median Household Income   1.6%
Per Capita Income   2.65%

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, 2017 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 Density # 450 63rd
Diversity Index # 73 94th
Median Household Income # 1123 8th
Per Capita Income # 998 18th

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