Mansfield, LA Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Mansfield, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The City of Mansfield had a population of 4,984 as of July 1, 2015. Mansfield ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Louisiana. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Mansfield is located at latitude 32.0353 and longitude -93.6996 in De Soto Parish. 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. De Soto Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 331 feet.

The City of Mansfield (GNIS ID: 2405013) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

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, 2015.

City of Mansfield, LA Boundary Map

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Mansfield, LA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 4,984
Population in Households 4,825
Population in Familes 3,915
Population in Group Qrtrs 159
Population Density1 1,365
Diversity Index2 42
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,982
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 1,275
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 2,290 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,048 (45.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 933 (40.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 308 (13.4%)
Median Home Value $95,083
Average Home Value $106,017
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $26,151
Average Household Income $39,943
Per Capita Income $16,256
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.06% 0.37%
Households 0.08% 0.49%
Families 0.15% 0.25%
Median Household Income   2.95%
Per Capita Income   2.31%
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.

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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, 2015 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 # 97 80th
Diversity Index2 # 270 43rd
Median Household Income # 436 8th
Per Capita Income # 393 17th

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