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Mansfield, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The City of Mansfield is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in De Soto Parish at latitude 32.0353 and longitude -93.6996. De Soto Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 331 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Mansfield, but most people and references simply refer to it as Mansfield, Louisiana.

The P1 Census Class Code for Mansfield indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the City of Mansfield (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.65 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles.

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Mansfield, LA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 4,980
Population in Households 4,821
Population in Familes 3,921
Population in Group Qrtrs 159
Population Density1 1,364
Diversity Index2 43


Total Households 1,994
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 1,282
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,266 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,054 (46.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 940 (41.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 272 (12.0%)
Median Home Value $88,202
Average Home Value $101,876


Median Household Income $25,439
Average Household Income $39,096
Per Capita Income $16,067
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.1% 0.02%
Households 0.24% 0.16%
Families 0.31% -0.05%
Median Household Income   2.75%
Per Capita Income   2.45%
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, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Mansfield to the other 473 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Louisiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 109 77th
Population Density1 # 96 80th
Diversity Index2 # 263 45th
Median Household Income # 431 9th
Per Capita Income # 408 14th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Louisiana Census Data Comparison Tool.