R.S. Man and Julian Feild arrived around 1856 and built a grist mill at the crossroads that was to become the center of Mansfield. The town incorporated in 1909, continuing to be a hub for the surrounding farmland.
Mansfield has a total area of 36.4 square miles
Population estimate: 72,419
Age 16 and over 51,979
Age 18 and over 49,574
Age 21 and over 46,419
Age 65 and over 6,158
Est. Median Age 35.2
Average Household Income $110,725
Mansfield ISD has 46 schools serving more than 35,000 students – one pre-kindergarten academy, 23 elementary schools (grades K-4), six intermediate schools (grades 5-6), six middle schools (grades 7-8), one STEM academy, five traditional high schools, one high school for upperclassmen, one career and technology academy, one alternative education center and one early college high school.
The economy of Mansfield, TX employs 33.1k people. The largest industries in Mansfield, TX are Health Care & Social Assistance (4,132 people), Manufacturing (3,951 people), and Educational Services (3,682 people), and the highest paying industries are Manufacturing ($78,528), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($65,350), and Public Administration ($64,620).
Mansfield is recognized as one of the best places to live, work and play, and offers easy access to attractions, events, dining, shopping, and business centers across the region. Home to multiple parks and sports complexes, as well as a nature park, golf clubs and a lake, the city offers many opportunities for outside recreation.