Mansfield, OH Profile: Facts & Data


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Mansfield, Ohio - Basic Facts

The City of Mansfield had a population of 46,708 as of July 1, 2018. 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.

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Mansfield, OH Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 46,708
Population in Households 40,449
Population in Familes 30,087
Population in Group Qrtrs 6,259
Population Density2 1,513
Diversity Index3 45


Median Household Income $36,588
Average Household Income $50,308
Per Capita Income $21,177


Total Housing Units 22,047 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 9,638 (43.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 8,714 (39.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,695 (16.8%)
Median Home Value $88,489
Average Home Value $112,899


Total Households 18,352
Average Household Size 2.2
Family Households 10,328
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.29% -0.27%
Households -0.22% -0.19%
Families -0.38% -0.38%
Median Household Income   2.27%
Per Capita Income   2.93%

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, 2018 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 # 23 98th
Population Density # 448 63rd
Diversity Index # 77 94th
Median Household Income # 1125 7th
Per Capita Income # 1022 16th

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