Located in Texas, United States, the city of Mansfield is situated in the Dallas - Fort Worth - Arlington metropolitan area.
Mansfield is reasonably good for those who need quiet surroundings, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamor - although there are still several louder sections, especially around the railway line. It is rather challenging to get to parks in the city since they are distributed sporadically. Still, there are a few public green spaces nearby for residents to explore.
The predominant housing types in Mansfield are single detached homes and row houses. Most of the housing growth in this city has occurred since the year 2000. This part of the Dallas - Fort Worth - Arlington metropolitan area is primarily composed of three bedroom and four or more bedroom homes. Around 85% of the population of this city own their home and 15% are renters.
There are only a limited number of high schools and primary schools in Mansfield and for this reason they can be an extended walk away. Locals are served by public and private elementary schools. In terms of food, some house buyers in this part of the Dallas - Fort Worth - Arlington metropolitan area may have the option to buy their groceries on foot in one of approximately 20 stores, while others will have to use a vehicle. Residents are served by over 150 restaurants and coffee shops as well.
The car is very often the preferred approach to move around in Mansfield. Parking is generally easy. In contrast, Mansfield is not very well-suited for walking because very few common errands can be run on foot.