is a city located in Richland County, Ohio
. As of the 2000
census, the city had a total population of 49,346. It is the county seat
of Richland County6
Geography\nMansfield is located at 40°45'17" North, 82°31'22" West (40.754856, -82.522855)1
According to the United States Census Bureau
, the city has a total area of 77.5 km²
). 77.5 km² (29.9 mi²) of it is land and none of the area is covered with water.
Demographics\nAs of the census
, there are 49,346 people, 20,182 households, and 12,028 families residing in the city. The population density
is 637.0/km² (1,650.1/mi²). There are 22,267 housing units at an average density of 287.4/km² (744.6/mi²). The racial makeup of the city is 76.77% White, 19.65% African American
, 0.28% Native American
, 0.63% Asian
, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 0.56% from other races, and 2.07% from two or more races. 1.23% of the population are Hispanic
of any race.
There are 20,182 households out of which 27.3% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 40.5% are married couples living together, 15.2% have a female householder with no husband present, and 40.4% are non-families. 34.8% of all households are made up of individuals and 13.8% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.28 and the average family size is 2.93.
In the city the population is spread out with 23.9% under the age of 18, 9.3% from 18 to 24, 29.7% from 25 to 44, 21.7% from 45 to 64, and 15.5% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 36 years. For every 100 females there are 98.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 96.1 males.
The median income for a household in the city is $30,176, and the median income for a family is $37,541. Males have a median income of $30,861 versus $21,951 for females. The per capita income for the city is $17,726. 16.3% of the population and 13.2% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 24.5% are under the age of 18 and 9.6% are 65 or older.