Mansfield, TX 55+ Active Adult Retirement Communities

Nestled in the heart of North Texas, 55+ communities in Mansfield offer a tranquil yet vibrant setting, with its rich history and close-knit community, Mansfield boasts a charming blend of small-town charm and modern amenities. The city's lush parks, thriving local businesses, and diverse dining options cater to residents' needs while its strategic location near major metropolitan areas ensures easy access to urban conveniences.

Nestled in the heart of North Texas, 55+ communities in Mansfield offer a tranquil yet vibrant setting, with its rich history and close-knit community, Mansfield boasts a charming blend of small-town charm and modern amenities. The city's lush parks, thriving local businesses, and diverse dining options cater to residents' needs while its strategic location near major metropolitan areas ensures easy access to urban conveniences.

In the surrounding area, Arlington, Fort Worth, and Dallas stand as prominent urban centers, each offering unique attractions and amenities. Arlington, home to the iconic AT&T Stadium and vibrant entertainment district, provides ample opportunities for leisure and recreation. Fort Worth's rich Western heritage shines through its historic Stockyards and cultural landmarks, while Dallas beckons with its bustling arts scene and world-class dining options. These neighboring cities complement Mansfield's tranquil ambiance, offering diverse experiences for retirees seeking adventure and enrichment. 

Affordability and Cost of Living 

Mansfield offers a favorable cost of living compared to neighboring cities in the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex. Housing costs in Mansfield typically fall below the state and national averages, providing retirees with more affordable homeownership options. Additionally, groceries and transportation expenses in Mansfield are generally in line with or slightly below the national averages, offering residents reasonable everyday living costs. 

Texas boasts a favorable tax environment for retirees, with no state income tax on any wages or retirement income. Additionally, the state does not impose estate or inheritance taxes, allowing residents to pass on their assets to their heirs without additional tax burdens. Sales tax in Texas can be high, sales tax in Mansfield is 8.25%, 6.25% of which is state sales tax. Groceries and medications are exempt from sales tax in Texas. Property taxes in Texas are high, Mansfield is in Tarrant County where property taxes are 2.37% of a home's value. The Tarrant County Appraisal District oversees property assessments and taxation in Mansfield, offering resources and assistance for property owners.

Climate and Geography 

Mansfield experiences a humid subtropical climate characterized by hot, humid summers and mild winters. Summer temperatures typically range from 75°F to 95°F, with humidity levels averaging around 60-70%. Winters are relatively mild, with temperatures ranging from 35°F to 55°F on average. Annual rainfall averages around 36 inches, additionally severe weather events such as thunderstorms and tornadoes can occur, particularly in the spring and early summer months.

Situated in the scenic North Texas region, Mansfield boasts a diverse landscape rich in natural beauty. Nearby, the Trinity River winds its way through the landscape, providing scenic views and recreational activities such as fishing and kayaking. Within a few hours' drive, residents can escape to the majestic beauty of the Texas Hill Country or explore the rugged terrain of the Ouachita Mountains. Additionally, Mansfield's proximity to the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex provides easy access to the cultural amenities and vibrant urban landscapes of two major cities, making it an ideal blend of natural serenity and urban convenience.

Recreation and Entertainment 

Mansfield offers a diverse range of recreational activities and cultural events to suit every interest and preference. Whether you enjoy outdoor adventures, exploring museums, or attending lively festivals there is something for everyone to enjoy.

Golf and Racquet Sports

  • Mansfield National Golf Club in Mansfield
  • Walnut Creek Country Club in Mansfield
  • Elmer W. Oliver Nature Park in Mansfield (with tennis courts)
  • Pickleball Mansfield in Mansfield

Hiking, Biking and Boating

  • Elmer W. Oliver Nature Park in Mansfield
  • Joe Pool Lake in Grand Prairie
  • Loyd Park in Grand Prairie
  • Cedar Hill State Park in Cedar Hill

Museums and Historical Sites

  • Mansfield Historical Museum and Heritage Center in Mansfield
  • National Multicultural Western Heritage Museum in Fort Worth
  • Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District in Fort Worth
  • Dallas Heritage Village in Dallas

Performing Arts

  • Farr Best Theater in Mansfield
  • Bass Performance Hall in Fort Worth
  • Winspear Opera House in Dallas
  • Dallas Theater Center in Dallas

Parks and Gardens

  • Elmer W. Oliver Nature Park in Mansfield
  • Oliver Nature Park in Mansfield
  • River Legacy Parks in Arlington
  • Japanese Garden in Fort Worth Botanic Garden in Fort Worth

Festivals and Fairs

  • Pickle Parade and Palooza in Mansfield
  • Mayfest in Fort Worth
  • State Fair of Texas in Dallas
  • Grapevine GrapeFest in Grapevine

Health and Wellness 

For residents of 55+ communities in Mansfield, TX, maintaining health and wellness is convenient due to the city's proximity to major medical centers and a variety of local options for self-care and fitness. The area is served by reputable medical facilities such as Methodist Mansfield Medical Center, providing comprehensive healthcare services and specialized treatment options. Additionally, residents have access to local clinics, pharmacies, and healthcare professionals to address their specific needs. For those focused on staying physically active, Mansfield offers numerous fitness centers, yoga studios, and walking trails, including the expansive Elmer W. Oliver Nature Park, ideal for outdoor exercise and relaxation. Furthermore, the city hosts regular farmers markets, such as the Mansfield Farmers Market, providing fresh, locally sourced produce to support a nutritious lifestyle and promote community wellness.


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Album Mansfield - Mansfield, TX

Album Mansfield

For Rent
  • 1500s - 2800s
  • 190 Apartments
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • New Homes Only
  • 2022 - Present
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Ladera Mansfield, TX

Ladera Mansfield

For Sale
  • Low $400ks - Low $600ks
  • 186 Homes (6 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 2015 - 2021
  • No Reviews

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Ladera at the Reserve - Mansfield, TX

Ladera at the Reserve

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  • High $400ks - Low $600ks
  • 159 Homes (5 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • New And Resale Homes
  • 2021 - Present
  • No Reviews

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