For the second time in 3 years, Mansfield, Texas has made the "Top 100 Best Places To Live" list published annually by Money Magazine. Mansfield is #28 on the list this year for small cities - population 60,000-300,000 - based on job opportunities, schools, crime rate, housing costs and quality of life. Money Magazine noted the city's community feel, location (adjacent to Arlington and between Dallas and Fort Worth), growing tourism and schools.
Within 30 minutes of Dallas and Fort Worth, Mansfield residents realize the benefits of living in the 4th largest metropolitan area of the country while maintaining a comfortable community environment. Nearby Arlington offers major sporting events with the Dallas Cowboys and Texas Rangers, while Mansfield has the Big League Dreams baseball complex and Hawaiian Falls water park.
Future growth for the city is on the horizon, with only 50% of the land in Mansfield yet to be developed. A 5th high school is opening this year, keeping pace with anticipated student population growth. Home prices are very affordable, resulting in Mansfield being an ideal location for individuals and families to call home.