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People

Total Population 463
Male Share of the Population 46.9%
Female Share of the Population 53.1%
Senior Citizens 12.7%
Employed Population 16+ 210
Age of the Population 35

Families

% of people married 41.6%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 3.2%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $47,000
% Above Poverty Level 94.2%
% Below Poverty Level 5.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 26 minutes
% Working from Home 3.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.5%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 20.3%
Median Gross Rent $441
Median House Value $61,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 9.5%
US/American 0%
English 7.1%
Irish 10.6%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Mason Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 63 miles S of Decatur, Illinois (center to center)
Nearest Large City 92 miles E of St. Louis, Missouri
County Effingham
Standard Zip Codes 62443
Phone Area Codes 618
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 38.953
Longitude -88.623

Mason Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station EFFINGHAM
Distance 11.3 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 35 F
Apr Temp 42 to 64 F
Jul Temp 66 to 87 F
Oct Temp 43 to 67 F
Annual Precip 42 inches
Station OLNEY 2 S
Distance 34 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 36 F
Apr Temp 42 to 65 F
Jul Temp 66 to 88 F
Oct Temp 44 to 69 F
Annual Precip 45.2 inches
Station WINDSOR
Distance 34.4 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 35 F
Apr Temp 43 to 65 F
Jul Temp 66 to 87 F
Oct Temp 45 to 68 F
Annual Precip 39.1 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Mason, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Gilmore (62443)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Altamont 2,399 $57,188
Edgewood 507 $53,750
Effingham 12,513 $60,662
Farina 576 $51,875

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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