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Mansfield is a town in Tolland County, in the Hartford metro area.
One tradition says the community was named after Major Moses Mansfield, landowner; another suggests it was named for Lord Mansfield, a patentee.
The latitude of Mansfield is 41.788N. The longitude is -72.229W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 640 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 20,720.
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10% of Mansfield residents report German ancestry, and 14% 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 $18,094, compared with $21,587 nationally.
54% 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 $580. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,228.
Libraries in Mansfield include Mansfield Library ... View libraries
The average commute time for Mansfield workers is 18 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 1 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 .5 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
Hotels in Mansfield include Best Western.
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