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Frequently Asked Questions

When were prices and availability in Mansfield, TX last updated?

Prices and availability in Mansfield, TX were last updated on 26 Oct 2021.

What are the best apartments in Mansfield, TX?

The best apartments in Mansfield, TX are: Villaggio Apartments, Towne Crossing Apartments, The Landing at Mansfield Apartments, Bexley on Main and Waters Edge at Mansfield.

What is the average rent in Mansfield, TX?

The average rent in Mansfield, TX is $1,503. Start your search for apartments in Mansfield, TX now.

What is the price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Mansfield, TX?

The price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Mansfield, TX is between $1,195 and $2,597. Browse all available 1-bedroom apartments in Mansfield, TX now.

What is the price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Mansfield, TX?

The price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Mansfield, TX is between $1,635 and $4,303. Browse and find a 2-bedroom apartment in Mansfield, TX.

What is the price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Mansfield, TX?

The price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Mansfield, TX is between $1,195 and $4,298. Browse all available 3-bedroom apartments in Mansfield, TX.

Renter's Guide to Mansfield, TX

Mansfield is a city located in between Dallas and Fort Worth, an area filled with suburban cities. It offers some perks of living in a big city while maintaining a small-town feel. The heart of the town is the historic downtown district, proudly one of Texas's oldest downtown areas. Mansfield has a rich history, starting in the 1850s with the Gibson brothers, who founded the Gibson Community, and going into the Civil War with the local mill suppling meal and flour to soldiers. Mansfield frequently pops up on lists ranking the best cities to live in, such as Money.com's 2014 "The Best Places to Live in", where it made number 17.

Mansfield is larger than many of the other cities in the Metroplex area. It's about a third of the size of Arlington and about 28 percent bigger than Burleson. Compared to the major cities of Dallas and Fort Worth, it's only a tenth of the size. It takes about 40 minutes to get from Mansfield to Dallas and 30 minutes to get to Arlington. In the opposite direction, it takes around an hour and 15 minutes to get to Waco.

The summers in Mansfield are known for being hot and humid, with temperatures averaging in the 90s. Winters are cold and windy, the average highs in Mansfield being in the upper 50s and low 60s, and dropping to around 38˚F. Mansfield climate is best from late Winter into early Spring. Spring temperatures start in the 70s in March and head into the 80s in April. Summer tends to linger in Mansfield. The fall weather can stay in the 90s in September and then drop down into the 70s by the end of fall.

Mansfield, TX Demographics

  • Total Population69,557
  • Female 33,472
    Male 36,085
  • Median Age35.9

Cost of Living in Mansfield, TX

Mansfield does not have a public transportation system for traveling within the city. Most people drive or carpool to get to and from work. The average commute time is 25.9 minutes, almost 4 minutes over the national average. If you do not have a car and need to get to and from somewhere in Mansfield, you can take a taxi or a ridesharing service like Uber or Lyft. A meal for two people at a mid-range restaurant with three courses cost about $57 while a cappuccino costs around $4. The average utility bill in November was $103, according to Texas Electricity Ratings.

Average Rent in Mansfield, TX

  • Mansfield, TX Average Rental Price, October 2021 $1,503 /mo

Mansfield, TX Apartment Rent Ranges

Mansfield, TX Rent Trends

Average Rent Jul / 2018 Nov / 2018 Mar / 2019 Jul / 2019 Nov / 2019 Mar / 2020 Jul / 2020 Nov / 2020 Mar / 2021 Oct / 2021
Mansfield, TX $1,217 $1,299 $1,305 $1,307 $1,310 $1,329 $1,313 $1,387 $1,397 $1,503
National $1,347 $1,356 $1,361 $1,393 $1,400 $1,402 $1,393 $1,397 $1,485 $1,510

Living in Mansfield, TX

Like with any city, living in Mansfield, TX comes with pros and cons. This city offers the perks of a larger city while maintaining that authentic small-town vibe. Mansfield has a great location, near a major airport, and there are lots to do whether you want to catch a game or walk downtown. As an older city, some areas in Mansfield look rundown and outdated, but many parts are in the process of being modernized and revamped. The city is currently in a stage of growth, which worries some about Mansfield losing its small-town charm. Getting around the city can be difficult as there's no public transportation system and all of the new construction can cause traffic problems.

Things to do in Mansfield, TX

For a small town, Mansfield has many fun things to do. It offers plenty of attractions and points of interest, as well as free things to do with kids. Mansfield boasts over 900 acres of parkland with over 100 athletic fields for both kids and adults to enjoy. The Elmer W. Oliver and Walnut Creek Linear Parks are favorites in the city. When the summer heat starts, head to the nearby Fort Worth Water Gardens to cool off. If you want to spend time outdoors with your four-legged friends, the Tails N'Trails dog park in Arlington is close and a big attraction for dog-lovers.

If you're looking for more of a cultural experience, explore the Mansfield Museum and Heritage Center. Stroll through the downtown historic district and window-shop. Don't forget to stop by the Munster Mansion, known for being the home of the much-loved TV family the Munsters. Mansfield is also home to the famous St. Paddy's Day Pickle Parade, which attracts visitors from around the world each year to celebrate St. Patrick's Day. When in Mansfield, there are plenty of highly-rated restaurants that you shouldn't miss, like the Fish City Grill, Our Place Restaurant, and Joe's Family Restaurant.

Employment and Economy in Mansfield, TX

The local economy is growing together with the city. The Methodist Medical Center has created lots of jobs in the healthcare industry, which continues to flourish in Mansfield. Employment opportunities also exist in retail and at the airport. Mansfield's central location makes it easy to commute to nearby larger cities like Arlington, Dallas, and Fort Worth for employment. Dallas is home to many Fortune 500 companies like AT&T and Southwest Airlines, while Fort Worth has American Airlines. Residents can find jobs in the tech, oil and gas, construction, and agricultural sectors.

Mansfield, TX Households

  • Total Number of Households22,527
  • Family 17,884
    Non-family 4,643
  • Children 10,533
    No Children 11,994
  • Average People Per Household3.07
  • Median Household Income$99,510
  • Median Housing Costs Per Month$1,674

Education in Mansfield, TX

Mansfield is known for its highly rated schools in the Mansfield Independent School District. The school district aims to educate students and teachers alike, and make sure students are academically prepared, lifelong learners, who positively contribute to their communities. The top-rated elementary schools in Mansfield are Nancy Neal and Willie Brown. The best middle school is Danny Jones, while Mansfield Frontier is the top-rated high school in Mansfield.

Mansfield, TX Education Statistics

Tips for Renting in Mansfield, TX

Unlike other cities in Texas, Mansfield does not allow live-work arrangements. The city will not give a business license for a home-based business, but outside of business laws, Mansfield has the same basic renter’s rights as the rest of Texas.

Keep in mind that it is a city in the process of growing, which can raise rental prices and property taxes, but also help with renovations and repurposing of old buildings and areas in the city. Mansfield is a great place to raise a family, as it offers plenty of outdoor activities to enjoy in nature, while being just a drive away from the big city life of Dallas and Fort Worth.

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