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Demographics

People

Total Population2,272
Male Share of the Population46.4%
Female Share of the Population53.6%
Senior Citizens24.1%
Employed Population 16+947
Age of the Population45

Families

% of people married44.4%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher9.8%
Median Earnings25+$32,500
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$15,000
Median Earnings With High School Degree$31,141

Wealth

Median Family Income$42,500
% Above Poverty Level80.6%
% Below Poverty Level19.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time33 minutes
% Working from Home1%
% Walking and Biking to Work5.7%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone38.1%
Median Gross Rent$590
Median House Value$76,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)20%
Irish14.8%
English11.4%
Italian4.5%
French Except Basque3%
Portuguese1.8%
Scottish1.6%
Swedish1.5%
Dutch1.4%
Polish1.3%
Welsh1.1%
Norwegian0.9%
German0.4%
Hungarian0.3%
Russian0.2%
African0.2%
Swiss0.1%
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Mason City Almanac

CategoryValue
County Mason County
Standard Zip Codes62664
Phone Area Codes217
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude40.2
Approximate Longitude-89.69

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)

StationMASON CITY 1 W
Distance0.2 miles
Jan Temp16 to 33 F
Apr Temp41 to 65 F
Jul Temp64 to 87 F
Oct Temp44 to 67 F
Annual Precip35.7 inches
StationSPRINGFIELD CAPITAL AP
Distance24.4 miles
Jan Temp17 to 33 F
Apr Temp42 to 63 F
Jul Temp66 to 87 F
Oct Temp44 to 67 F
Annual Precip35.5 inches
StationRUSHVILLE
Distance46.3 miles
Jan Temp15 to 32 F
Apr Temp41 to 63 F
Jul Temp65 to 87 F
Oct Temp43 to 66 F
Annual Precip39.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Easton376$42,188
Greenview844$59,922
Middletown323$52,500
New Holland187$75,000

Mason City Public Libraries

Mason City Public Library District
820 WEST CHESTNUT STREET
Mason City, Illinois
(217) 482-3799

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Mason City Public Schools

Illini Central Grade School
208 N West Ave
ZIP: 62664
(217) 482-5180
Primary
Total Enrollment 365
Illini Central High School
208 N West Ave
ZIP: 62664
(217) 482-3252
High
Total Enrollment 250
Illini Central Middle School
208 N West Ave
ZIP: 62664
(217) 482-3252
Middle
Total Enrollment 138
West Campus Facility
160 E Chestnut St
ZIP: 62664
(217) 482-5180
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