Mason City, Nebraska

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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

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
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
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
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
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Mason City Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 178 100%
Male 79 44.4%
Female 99 55.6%
Under 18 48 27%
18+ 130 73%
65+ 43 24.2%
Median Age 44
Average Family Size 3.02
White 168 94.4%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 6 3.4%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 4 2.2%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 1 0.6%

Estimated Mason City Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 174
Growth -4
Growth % -2.2%

Mason City Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 53.2%
English 16%
US/American 12.8%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 7.4%
Irish 6.4%
Norwegian 4.3%
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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 Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Mason City 178 $29,792
Ansley 520 $30,000
Arcadia 359 $33,750
Berwyn 134 $31,750
Litchfield 280 $31,806
Loup City 996 $32,396
Pleasanton 360 $42,250

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