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Mansfield is in De Soto Parish, in the Shreveport-Bossier City metro area.

It is the parish seat.

The latitude of Mansfield is 32.037N. The longitude is -93.7W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 335 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 5,486.


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Median household income
Local
$21,981
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Mansfield demographic reports
Some of the heaviest fighting of the Civil War occurred here
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 27. The number of murders and homicides was 1. The violent crime rate was 4.9 per 1,000 people.
Historic sites and museums: Mansfield State Historic Site
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was on par with the national average. (See library links below.)

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5% of Mansfield residents report German ancestry, and 5% 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 $11,850, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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13% of Mansfield residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Mansfield, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $221.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $616.


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Libraries in Mansfield include Desoto Parish Library ... View libraries

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De Soto Parish supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Mansfield political report.

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The average commute time for Mansfield workers is 27 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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