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People

Total Population 2,305
Male Share of the Population 46.2%
Female Share of the Population 53.8%
Senior Citizens 22.7%
Employed Population 16+ 970
Age of the Population 44

Families

% of people married 46.4%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 10.4%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $46,500
% Above Poverty Level 81.9%
% Below Poverty Level 18.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 30 minutes
% Working from Home 0.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work 3.8%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 37%
Median Gross Rent $622
Median House Value $73,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 20.7%
US/American 0%
English 8.2%
Irish 13.9%

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

Mason City Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 27 miles N of Springfield, Illinois (center to center)
Nearest Large City 113 miles N of St. Louis, Missouri
County Mason
Standard Zip Codes 62664
Phone Area Codes 217
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.202
Longitude -89.698

Mason City 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 MASON CITY 1 W
Distance 0.2 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 33 F
Apr Temp 41 to 65 F
Jul Temp 64 to 87 F
Oct Temp 44 to 67 F
Annual Precip 35.7 inches
Station SPRINGFIELD CAPITAL AP
Distance 24.4 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 33 F
Apr Temp 42 to 63 F
Jul Temp 66 to 87 F
Oct Temp 44 to 67 F
Annual Precip 35.5 inches
Station RUSHVILLE
Distance 46.3 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 32 F
Apr Temp 41 to 63 F
Jul Temp 65 to 87 F
Oct Temp 43 to 66 F
Annual Precip 39.3 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Luther (62664)

Teheran (62664)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Easton 347 $47,917
Greenview 860 $60,729

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

Mason City Public Libraries

Library
Mason City P.l.d.
820 WEST CHESTNUT STREET
Mason City, Illinois
(217) 482-3799

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Mason City High Schools

ILLINI CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL
208 N WEST AVE
217-482-3252
Serves 296 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 14.4

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