Mason City is a city located in Cerro Gordo County Iowa. Mason City has a 2020 population of 26,523. It is also the county seat of Cerro Gordo County. Mason City is currently declining at a rate of -0.51% annually and its population has decreased by -5.41% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 28,041 in 2010.
The average household income in Mason City is $65,179 with a poverty rate of 11.93%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $723 per month, and the median house value is $114,900. The median age in Mason City is 43.3 years, 39.7 years for males, and 45.2 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Mason Citywas:
2021 and 2022 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.
The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 46.94%.
95.80% of Mason City residents speak only English, while 4.20% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.71% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Mason City is Native, with 64.67% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Mason City is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.25%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.86%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.64%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Mason City
97.63% of Mason City residents were born in the United States, with 73.42% having been born in Iowa. 1.42% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.
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