Mason City, Illinois Population 2022

2,023
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Mason City is a city located in Mason County Illinois. Mason City has a 2020 population of 2,023. Mason City is currently declining at a rate of -1.32% annually and its population has decreased by -2.60% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,077 in 2010.

The average household income in Mason City is $55,937 with a poverty rate of 21.28%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $610 per month, and the median house value is $79,100. The median age in Mason City is 43.5 years, 42.1 years for males, and 45 years for females.

Mason City Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Mason Citywas:

  • White: 98.76%
  • Other race: 0.94%
  • Black or African American: 0.30%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of Mason City, Illinois is 2,023 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,077.

Mason City, Illinois Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,31398.76%
Black or African American70.30%
Some Other Race220.94%
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Mason City Population by Race

Mason City Population Pyramid 2022

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Mason City Median Age

46.3


Total

46.3


Male

46.3


Female

Mason City Adults

There are 1,900 adults, (618 of whom are seniors) in Mason City.

Mason City Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

48.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Mason City Sex Ratio

Female

1,241

52.99%

Male

1,101

47.01%

Mason City Population by Age

Mason City Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Mason City Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married98.9%1.1%
Male80.6%19.4%
All75.6%24.4%
Non Family59.4%40.6%
Female47.1%52.9%

75.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Mason City Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,0802.175.6
Married4442.7598.9
Male723.3680.6
Female1212.2247.1
Non Family4431.259.4

2.61

Average Family Size

2.1

Average Household Size

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Mason City Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade995.91%
9th to 12th Grade1237.35%
High School Graduate61836.92%
Some College39223.42%
Associates Degree1508.96%
Bachelors Degree17010.16%
Graduate Degree1227.29%
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Mason City Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Mason City Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1,6451,426292
Other Race2222
Hispanic2222
Black74

The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 17.75%.

Mason City Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,699$32,283$28,403
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$28,920$31,597$19,605
Some College$29,102$40,909$24,766
Bachelors Degree$40,795$$41,500
Graduate Degree$$$

$30,699

Average Earnings

$32,283

Average Male

$28,403

Average Female

Mason City Earnings by Educational Attainment

Mason City Language by Age

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Mason City Language

97.61% of Mason City residents speak only English, while 2.39% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.31% of the population.

Mason City Language

Mason City Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,24346020.51%
Other22NaN%
Hispanic2222100.00%

21.28%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.68%

Male Poverty Rate

23.63%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Mason City

The race most likely to be in poverty in Mason City is White, with 20.51% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Mason City is Hispanic, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 11.80%. Among those working part-time, it was 30.26%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.69%.

Mason City Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade36.73%
High School20.07%
Some College10.53%
Bachelors or Greater1.78%

Mason City Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed17.23%
Male Unemployed100.00%
Female Employed15.82%
Female Unemployed50.00%

Mason City Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Mason City Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$40,714$58,009
Families$65,156$74,326
Married Families$73,125-
Non Families$28,926$32,422
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Income by Household Type

Mason City Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

45.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.4%

Male Marriage Rate

42.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Mason City Married by Age and Sex

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Mason City Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Mason City Marital Status by Race

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Mason City Marital Status

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187

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War20
First Gulf War21
Vietnam57
Korea33
World War II17

Mason City Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3420
35 to 5439
55 to 6435
65 to 7446
75+47

Mason City Veterans by Age

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Mason City Veterans by Race

Mason City Veterans by Education

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17.71%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.86%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mason City Veterans by Education

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56.4%

Labor Force Participation

54.4%

Employment Rate

2.5%

Unemployment Rate

Mason City Employment by Age

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Mason City Employment by Race

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Mason City Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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83.09%

Born in Mason City

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100.00% of Mason City residents were born in the United States, with 83.09% having been born in Illinois. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Mason City Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20102,3430.00%
20112,316-27-1.15%
20122,289-27-1.17%
20132,262-27-1.18%
20142,235-27-1.19%
20152,208-27-1.21%
20162,181-27-1.22%
20172,154-27-1.24%
20182,127-27-1.25%
20192,100-27-1.27%
20202,077-23-1.10%
20212,050-27-1.30%
20222,023-27-1.32%

Mason City Population by Year