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People

Total Population 1,873
Male Share of the Population 56.2%
Female Share of the Population 43.8%
Senior Citizens 27.7%
Employed Population 16+ 950
Age of the Population 52

Families

% of people married 42.2%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 18.3%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $36,685
% Above Poverty Level 75.2%
% Below Poverty Level 24.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 18 minutes
% Working from Home 2.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 4.9%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 44.2%
Median Gross Rent $793
Median House Value $93,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 52.8%
US/American 0%
English 18.6%
Irish 5.7%

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

Mason Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 86 miles SE of San Angelo, Texas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 94 miles W of Austin, Texas
County Mason
Standard Zip Codes 76856
Phone Area Codes 325
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 30.748
Longitude -99.23

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 MASON
Distance 0.2 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 60 F
Apr Temp 50 to 80 F
Jul Temp 69 to 95 F
Oct Temp 52 to 80 F
Annual Precip 27.9 inches
Station BRADY
Distance 26.2 miles
Jan Temp 32 to 59 F
Apr Temp 51 to 79 F
Jul Temp 70 to 95 F
Oct Temp 53 to 79 F
Annual Precip 27.6 inches
Station MENARD
Distance 34.8 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 60 F
Apr Temp 50 to 81 F
Jul Temp 68 to 95 F
Oct Temp 51 to 80 F
Annual Precip 24.9 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Streeter (76856)

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

Mason Public Libraries

Library
Mason County M Beven Eckert Memorial Library
410 POST HILL
Mason, Texas
(325) 347-5446
Library Web Site

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Mason High Schools

MASON H S
1105 W COLLEGE AVE
325-347-1122
A Title I School.
Serves 213 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 10

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