What Do We Have?

In order to accurately plan for improvements and expansion, it's important to start with a clear picture of where we are today. Inventory and population assessment was the first phase of the master plan process completed by the advisory committee.

City of Mansfield Today

  • 36.4 square miles; almost 40% of land remains undeveloped
  • 76k residents
  • Average age 35
  • 80% of households are families; average family size 2.86
  • Average household income is $125k; Median home value $272k
  • 64% White, 21% African American, 17% Hispanic
  • Mansfield ISD has 35k students from eight different cities

Past & Future

  • 2010 Population: 56k; 2030 estimate: 104k
  • Proposed population at final build out with ETJ: 204k
  • Fastest growing age group is 65+
  • 2010 Demographic makeup: 74% White, 14% Black, 15% Hispanic

Mansfield Parks & Recreation Department

  • Three-time Texas Recreation and Park Society Gold Medal winner
  • 1000 acres; 26 parks and facilities
  • Five public-private partnerships
  • One recreation center offering senior services, gymnasium and classroom/rental space
  • One each of these specialty parks: splash pad, dog park, skateboard park
  • Five miles of trails
  • 15 playgrounds
  • Five athletic complexes that include 14 baseball fields, 21 soccer fields, 6 softball fields, and 2 football fields
  • Average playground equipment is 8.9 years old (10-15 is industry standard life span)