Mansfield is a city located mostly in Tarrant county, with small parts in Ellis and Johnson counties in the U.S. state of Texas.It is a suburb of Fort Worth and is within the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex. Its location is almost equidistant to Dallas, Fort Worth and DFW Airport. As of the 2010 census, the population was 56,368. The population of Mansfield is estimated to grow at 59,831 in 2012 and projected to reach 70,019 in 2017.
In 2012, CNN/Money Magazine ranked Mansfield as one of the "Best Places to Live" in the United States, ranking 30th out of the top 100 places.
The same magazine also ranked Mansfield in its "Best Places to Live" list, at #83 in 2007., then again in 2009, placing 24th of the 100 top places.