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People

Total Population
Male Share of the Population
Female Share of the Population
Senior Citizens
Employed Population 16+
Age of the Population

Families

% of people married
Average household size

Education and Earnings

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

Wealth

Median Family Income
% Above Poverty Level
% Below Poverty Level

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time
% Working from Home
% Walking and Biking to Work
% Using Public Transportation

Housing

People Living Alone
Median Gross Rent
Median House Value

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)
US/American
English
Irish

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

Mason City Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 140 miles W of Lincoln, Nebraska (center to center)
Nearest Large City 174 miles W of Omaha, Nebraska
County Custer
Standard Zip Codes 68855
Phone Area Codes 308
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.223
Longitude -99.3

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
Distance 0.4 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 35 F
Apr Temp 35 to 61 F
Jul Temp 62 to 87 F
Oct Temp 35 to 66 F
Annual Precip 25.3 inches
Station COMSTOCK
Distance 22.9 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 33 F
Apr Temp 34 to 60 F
Jul Temp 61 to 87 F
Oct Temp 34 to 64 F
Annual Precip 23.4 inches
Station RAVENNA
Distance 23.9 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 36 F
Apr Temp 37 to 64 F
Jul Temp 64 to 88 F
Oct Temp 38 to 67 F
Annual Precip 26.1 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:

Algernon (68855)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Ansley 406 $50,469
Arcadia 307 $57,750
Berwyn 89 $56,250
Litchfield 262 $60,313
Loup City 1,031 $56,875
Pleasanton 304 $53,750

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

Mason City Public Libraries

Library
Sunshine Township Library
MAIN STREET
Mason City, Nebraska

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