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Mansfield At-A-Glance

Key facts and figures about Mansfield.  To see how Mansfield compares to the rest of Tolland County and the State, check out the Mansfield town profile prepared by the Connecticut Economic Resource Center (CERC)*. 

 

Population

  • Total Population: 26,328

  • Family Households:  3,138

  • Non-Family Households: 2,168

  • Median Age: 21

  • 60% of residents are between the ages of 15 and 24

  • 15% of householders are between the ages of 15 and 24

  • 24% of householders are 65 or older

Income

  • Median Household Income: $66,404

  • 36.6% of households have income of $100,000 or more

Education Levels –Residents Over Age 25

  • Over 50% of residents hold a Bachelor’s degree or higher

  • Over 30% of residents hold a graduate or professional degree

  • Over 10% of residents hold doctoral degrees

Employment

  • Employment Growth 2001-2011: 8%

  • Unemployment Rate 2011: 7.5%

 

Major Employers

· University of Connecticut

· Natchaug Hospital

Primary Economic Sectors (2011)

  • State Government

  • Health Care and Social Assistance

  • Food and Beverage Services

  • Agriculture

Economic Sectors with Opportunities for Growth

  • Professional and Technical Services

  • Administrative and Waste Management Services

  • Other Services

Housing

  • 6,160 units*

  • Median Home Value: $242,900

  • Median Rent: $1,091

*Since the 2010 census, over 600 units have been added at Storrs Center alone.

Transportation

  • 16 miles from I-84

  • 35 miles from Bradley International Airport

  • 8 miles from Windham Regional Airport

  • Windham Regional Transit Bus Service

  • Interstate bus service provided by Peter Pan and Megabus

Grand List/Taxes (2015)

  • Commercial Grand List: 23%, increase of 8% from 2009

  • Mill Rate:  29.87

 

* To do so follow the link, the in the left hand column where it says, “Add/Remove Town” select Mansfield. Then in the same left hand column, select “Download CERC PDF” and click on Mansfield. Then click “download” and the file will download to your computer.