Mason, Illinois Population 2024

316

Mason is a city located in Effingham County Illinois. Mason has a 2024 population of 316. Mason is currently declining at a rate of -0.63% annually and its population has decreased by -2.77% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 325 in 2020.

The average household income in Mason is $55,029 with a poverty rate of 27.22%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Mason is 33.5 years, 38.3 years for males, and 26.9 years for females.

Mason Demographics

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

  • White: 94.07%
  • Two or more races: 3.5%
  • Asian: 2.43%
  • Black or African American:
  • Native American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
Land Area (mi²)
1.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
245.40/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-2.77% (-9)
The current population of Mason, Illinois is 316 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 325.

Mason, Illinois Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White34994.07%
Two or more races133.5%
Asian92.43%
Black or African American
Native American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Asian

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Mason Population by Race

Mason Population Pyramid 2024

Mason Median Age

33.5

Total

38.3

Male

26.9

Female

Mason Adults

There are 262 adults, (45 of whom are seniors) in Mason.

Mason Age Dependency

71

Age Dependency Ratio

20.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

50.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Mason Sex Ratio

Female20555.26%
Male16644.74%

Mason Population by Age

Mason Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1432.5988.811.2
Married793.3592.47.6
Non Family441.1893.26.8
Female152.4753.346.7
Male53.41000
showing: 5 rows

3.18

Average Family Size

2.59

Average Household Size

88.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Mason Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Mason Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Mason Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 2.68%.

Mason Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$29,659

Average Earnings

$43,125

Average Male

$22,708

Average Female

Mason Earnings by Educational Attainment

Mason Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Mason Language

97.88% of Mason residents speak only English, while 2.12% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 2.12% of the population.

Mason Language

Mason Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White3499828.08%
Multiple13323.08%
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27.22%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.67%

Male Poverty Rate

34.15%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Mason

The race most likely to be in poverty in Mason is White, with 28.08% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Mason is Multiple, with 23.08% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.31%. Among those working part-time, it was 36.99%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.62%.

Mason Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade18.6%
Some College17.86%
Bachelors or Greater16.67%
High School15.38%
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Mason Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed100%
Female Unemployed100%
Female Employed22.67%
Male Employed10.75%
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Mason Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Mason Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Mason Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

60.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.5%

Male Marriage Rate

63.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Mason Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Mason 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 45-54.

Mason Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Mason Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

18

Number of Veterans

16

Male Veterans

2

Female Veterans

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Mason Veterans by War

count

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Mason Veterans by Age

count

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Mason Veterans by Race

Mason Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

61.11%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mason Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

65.9%

Labor Force Participation

62.2%

Employment Rate

5.1%

Unemployment Rate

Mason Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Mason Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Mason Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

89.22%

Born in Mason

98.11%

Native Born

1.89%

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

1.89%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.11% of Mason residents were born in the United States, with 89.22% having been born in Illinois. of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Mason Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029306-2-0.65%
2028308-2-0.65%
2027310-2-0.64%
2026312-2-0.64%
2025314-2-0.63%
2024316-2-0.63%
2023318-2-0.62%
2022320-2-0.62%
2021322-3-0.92%
2020325-10-2.99%
2019335-2-0.59%
2018337
2017337-1-0.3%
2016338-1-0.29%
2015339
2014339-2-0.59%
2013341
2012341-1-0.29%
2011342-2-0.58%
2010344
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Mason Population by Year