Census for Mansfield Ohio

HOUSEHOLDS AND FAMILIES: In 2005-2009 there were 20,000 households in Mansfield Ohio. The average household size was 2.2 people.

Families made up 59 percent of the households in Mansfield Ohio. This figure includes both married-couple families (40 percent) and other families (19 percent). Nonfamily households made up 41 percent of all households in Mansfield Ohio. Most of the nonfamily households were people living alone, but some were composed of people living in households in which no one was related to the householder.

The Types of Households in Mansfield Ohio in 2005-2009

Married-couple families 40%

Other families 19%

People living alone 36%

Other nonfamily households 5%

Percent of households

NATIVITY AND LANGUAGE: Two percent of the people living in Mansfield Ohio in 2005-2009 were foreign born. Ninety-eight percent was native, including 74 percent who were born in Ohio.

Among people at least five years old living in Mansfield Ohio in 2005-2009, 3 percent spoke a language other than English at home. Of those speaking a language other than English at home, 44 percent spoke Spanish and 56 percent spoke some other language; 23 percent reported that they did not speak English “very well.”

GEOGRAPHIC MOBILITY: In 2005-2009, 78 percent of the people at least one year old living in Mansfield Ohio were living in the same residence one year earlier; 14 percent had moved during the past year from another residence in the same county, 7 percent from another county in the same state, 1 percent from another state, and less than 0.5 percent from abroad.

Geographic Mobility of Residents of Mansfield Ohio in 2005-2009

Same residence 78%

Different residence, same county 14%

Different county, same state 7%

Different state 1%

Abroad 0%

Percent of people age 1 year and over

EDUCATION: In 2005-2009, 80 percent of people 25 years and over had at least graduated from high school and 14 percent had a bachelor’s degree or higher. Twenty percent were dropouts; they were not enrolled in school and had not graduated from high school.

The total school enrollment in Mansfield Ohio was 11,000 in 2005-2009. Nursery school and kindergarten enrollment was 1,300 and elementary or high school enrollment was 7,500 children. College or graduate school enrollment was 2,300.

The Educational Attainment of People in Mansfield Ohio in 2005-2009

Graduate or professional degree 5%

Bachelor’s degree 9%

Associate’s degree 6%

Some college, no degree 20%

High school diploma or equivalency 41%

Less than high school diploma 20%

Percent of people 25 years and over

DISABILITY: In Mansfield Ohio, among people at least five years old in 2005-2009, percent reported a disability. The likelihood of having a disability varied by age – from percent of people 5 to 15 years old, to percent of people 16 to 64 years old, and to percent of those 65 and older.

INDUSTRIES: In 2005-2009, for the employed population 16 years and older, the leading industries in Mansfield Ohio were Educational services, and health care, and social assistance, 24 percent, and Manufacturing, 21 percent.

Employment by Industry in Mansfield Ohio in 2005-2009

Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 0%

Construction 3%

Manufacturing 21%

Wholesale trade 3%

Retail trade 13%

Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 3%

Information 3%

Finance and insurance, and real estate and rental and leasing 4%

Professional, scientific, and management, and administrative and waste management services 7%

Educational services, and health care and social assistance 24%

Arts, entertainment, and recreation, and accommodation and food services 11%

Other Services, except public administration 5%

Public administration 4%

Percent of employed people 16 years and over

OCCUPATIONS AND TYPE OF EMPLOYER: Among the most common occupations were: Sales and office occupations, 25 percent; Production, transportation, and material moving occupations, 24 percent; Management, professional, and related occupations, 23 percent; Service occupations, 22 percent; and Construction, extraction, maintenance, and repair occupations, 5 percent. Eighty-five percent of the people employed were Private wage and salary workers; 10 percent was Federal, state, or local government workers; and 5 percent was Self-employed in own not incorporated business workers.

TRAVEL TO WORK: Eighty-one percent of Mansfield Ohio workers drove to work alone in 2005-2009, 12 percent carpooled, 2 percent took public transportation, and 3 percent used other means. The remaining 2 percent worked at home. Among those who commuted to work, it took them on average 18 minutes to get to work.

INCOME: The median income of households in Mansfield Ohio was $32,076. Seventy-four percent of the households received earnings and 21 percent received retirement income other than Social Security. Thirty-two percent of the households received Social Security. The average income from Social Security was $13,454. These income sources are not mutually exclusive; that is, some households received income from more than one source.

POVERTY AND PARTICIPATION IN GOVERNMENT PROGRAMS: In 2005-2009, 19 percent of people were in poverty. Twenty-seven percent of related children under 18 were below the poverty level, compared with 11 percent of people 65 years old and over. Thirteen percent of all families and 31 percent of families with a female householder and no husband present had incomes below the poverty level.

Poverty Rates in Mansfield Ohio in 2005-2009

People age 65 and over 11%

Related children under 18 years 27%

All families 13%

Female householder families 31%

Percent below poverty level

POPULATION OF Mansfield Ohio: In 2005-2009, Mansfield Ohio had a total population of 50,000 – 24,000 (47 percent) females and 26,000 (53 percent) males. The median age was 37.7 years. Twenty-one percent of the population was under 18 years and 15 percent was 65 years and older.

The Age Distribution of People in Mansfield Ohio in 2005-2009

65 and over 15%

45 to 64 25%

25 to 44 30%

18 to 24 9%

Under 18 21%

Percent of population

For people reporting one race alone, 73 percent was White; 22 percent was Black or African American; less than 0.5 percent was American Indian and Alaska Native; 1 percent was Asian; less than 0.5 percent was Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander, and 1 percent was Some other race. Three percent reported Two or more races. Two percent of the people in Mansfield Ohio was Hispanic. Seventy-three percent of the people in Mansfield Ohio was White non-Hispanic. People of Hispanic origin may be of any race.

HOUSING CHARACTERISTICS: In 2005-2009, Mansfield Ohio had a total of 23,000 housing units, 14 percent of which were vacant. Of the total housing units, 67 percent was in single-unit structures, 30 percent was in multi-unit structures, and 3 percent was mobile homes. Thirteen percent of the housing units were built since 1990.

The Types of Housing Units in Mansfield Ohio in 2005-2009

Single-unit structures 67%

In multi-unit structures 30%

Mobile homes 3%

Percent of housing units

OCCUPIED HOUSING UNIT CHARACTERISTICS: In 2005-2009, Mansfield Ohio had 20,000 occupied housing units – 11,000 (58 percent) owner occupied and 8,300 (42 percent) renter occupied. Ten percent of the households did not have telephone service and 14 percent of the households did not have access to a car, truck, or van for private use. Thirty-one percent had two vehicles and another 13 percent had three or more.

HOUSING COSTS: The median monthly housing costs for mortgaged owners was $958, nonmortgaged owners $388, and renters $547. Thirty-two percent of owners with mortgages, 18 percent of owners without mortgages, and 51 percent of renters in Mansfield Ohio spent 30 percent or more of household income on housing.

Occupants with a Housing Cost Burden in Mansfield Ohio in 2005-2009

Owners with mortgage 32%

Owners without mortgage 18%

Renters 51%

Percent paying 30 percent or more of income for housing

Source: American Community Survey, 2005-2009