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Industrial railroad town
Mansfield is a town in Bristol County, in the Providence-New Bedford metro area.
The community was named for Lord Mansfield
The latitude of Mansfield is 42.033N. The longitude is -71.219W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 138 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 22,414.
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7% of Mansfield residents report German ancestry, and 25% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Mansfield ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Mansfield was $27,441, compared with $21,587 nationally.
42% of Mansfield residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Mansfield, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $679. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,633.
Libraries in Mansfield include Mansfield Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Mansfield include Mansfield News
The average commute time for Mansfield workers is 33 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 3 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Mansfield between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 1.3 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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