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Overview

Introduction to Mason, Ohio

Mason, Ohio, in Warren county, is 11 miles SE of Middletown, Ohio (center to center) and 15 miles NE of Cincinnati, Ohio. The people of the city are in the Cincinnati metropolitan area.

Mason History

William Mason, the Revolutionary War veteran, purchased 640 acres of land that is now downtown Mason. This purchase took place on June 1, 1803. He named the area as the Village of Palmira in 1815. Later on, the name was changed to Palmyra. The area was renamed as Mason in 1835 as there was another place by the name of Palmyra in Ohio. Mason was incorporated as a city in 1970. In its early days, Mason was a small farming community but in recent years it has earned the status of an attractive industrial base. Some of the premier companies that are located at Mason are Procter & Gamble's Health Care Research Center, Cintas Corporation, Luxottica Retail and Mitsubishi.

Mason and Nearby Attractions

  • Fort Ancient
  • Stonelick Lake State Park
  • The Beach Waterpark
  • Cincinnati Art Museum
  • Caesar Creek State Park
  • Americana Amusement Park

Things To Do In Mason

Popular spots to visit in and around Mason include the Kings Island Amusement Park and the Beach Waterpark. A popular spot for golf is the Golf Center at Kings Island. You can also visit the Alverta Green Museum to explore the historical roots of the city. The City of Mason organizes a number of events throughout the year including the Mason Heritage Festival and the famous Tennis Masters Series - Cincinnati.

Mason Transportation

Air transportation is available from Cincinnati Municipal Airport Lunken Field.

Mason Higher Education

University of Cincinnati - Raymond Walters College, University of Cincinnati - Main Campus, Wright State University - Main Campus and Xavier University are all located near the city of Mason.

Demographics

People

Total Population32,025
Male Share of the Population47.9%
Female Share of the Population52.1%
Senior Citizens14.5%
Employed Population 16+15,602
Age of the Population42

Families

% of people married59.8%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher59.3%
Median Earnings25+$59,990
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$22,632
Median Earnings With High School Degree$34,808

Wealth

Median Family Income$118,780
% Above Poverty Level97.4%
% Below Poverty Level2.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time25 minutes
% Working from Home6.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.7%
% Using Public Transportation0.6%

Housing

People Living Alone26.2%
Median Gross Rent$1,056
Median House Value$230,100

Ancestry

German29%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)25.5%
Irish11.8%
English9.4%
Italian6.1%
Polish2.2%
Dutch2.2%
French Except Basque2.1%
Scottish1.9%
African1.6%
Arab1.4%
Hungarian1.3%
Swedish1.2%
Russian1.1%
Welsh0.9%
Greek0.9%
Norwegian0.8%
Finnish0.4%
Egyptian0.3%
Swiss0.3%
Ukrainian0.3%
Croatian0.3%
Jordanian0.2%
Slovak0.2%
West Indian0.2%
Czech0.2%
Canadian0.2%
Portuguese0.2%
Lebanese0.2%
Austrian0.2%
Maltese0.2%
Danishn0.2%
Iranian0.1%
Barbadian0.1%
Syrian0.1%
Estonian0.1%
Serbian0.1%
Luxemburger0.1%
Lithuanian0.1%
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Mason Almanac

CategoryValue
County Warren County
Standard Zip Codes45040
Phone Area Codes513
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude39.36
Approximate Longitude-84.3

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)

StationMILFORD
Distance12.3 miles
Jan Temp19 to 38 F
Apr Temp39 to 65 F
Jul Temp63 to 87 F
Oct Temp41 to 68 F
Annual Precip44.6 inches
StationFRANKLIN
Distance13.1 miles
Jan Temp18 to 37 F
Apr Temp39 to 64 F
Jul Temp62 to 86 F
Oct Temp40 to 67 F
Annual Precip39.5 inches
StationCHEVIOT
Distance21.9 miles
Jan Temp17 to 36 F
Apr Temp40 to 64 F
Jul Temp64 to 87 F
Oct Temp42 to 66 F
Annual Precip44.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Lebanon20,536$68,921
Maineville1,249$88,750
Monroe13,552$84,388
Sharonville13,782$71,373
South Lebanon4,746$69,250
Sycamore1,054$59,107

Mason Public Libraries

Mason Public Library
200 READING RD.
Mason, Ohio
(513) 398-2711

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Mason Hospitals

Lindner Center Of Hope
4075 Old Western Row Road
(513) 536-4673

Mason Public Schools

Mason Early Childhood Center Elementary School
4631 Hickory Woods Dr
ZIP: 45040
(513) 398-3741
Primary
Total Enrollment 1816
Mason Intermediate Elementary School
6307 S Mason Montgomery Rd
ZIP: 45040
(513) 459-2850
Middle
Total Enrollment 2544
Mason Middle School
6370 S Mason Montgomery Rd
ZIP: 45040
(513) 398-9035
Middle
Total Enrollment 1747
Western Row Elementary School
755 Western Row Rd
ZIP: 45040
(513) 398-5821
Primary
Total Enrollment 1020
William Mason High School
6100 S Mason Montgomery Rd
ZIP: 45040
(513) 398-5025
High
Total Enrollment 3476

Mason Private Schools

Adventures In Learning
1288 State Route 42
ZIP: 45040
Elementary
Total Enrollment 5
King Of Kings Lutheran Early Childhood Education
3621 Socialville Foster Rd
ZIP: 45040
Elementary
Total Enrollment 31
Liberty Bible Academy
4900 Old Irwin Simpson Rd
ZIP: 45040
Elementary
Total Enrollment 140
Mars Hill Academy
4230 Aero Dr
ZIP: 45040
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 294
Montessori Academy Of Cincinnati
8293 Duke Blvd
ZIP: 45040
Elementary
Total Enrollment 137
Primrose School Of Mason
5888 Snider Rd
ZIP: 45040
Elementary
Total Enrollment 11
Royalmont Academy
723 Western Row Rd
ZIP: 45040
Elementary
Total Enrollment 169
St Susanna Elementary School
500 Reading Rd
ZIP: 45040
Elementary
Total Enrollment 645
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