Mason is a city located in Effingham County Illinois. With a 2020 population of 319, it is the 1035th largest city in Illinois and the 21699th largest city in the United States. Mason is currently declining at a rate of -0.62% annually and its population has decreased by -1.24% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 323 in 2020. Spanning over 1 miles, Mason has a population density of 248 people per square mile.
The average household income in Mason is $47,220 with a poverty rate of 11.52%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $342 per month, and the median house value is $76,400. The median age in Mason is 44.5 years, 44.5 years for males, and 45 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Masonwas:
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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 white people with a rate of 4.76%.
93.53% of Mason residents speak only English, while 6.47% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 6.47% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Mason is White, with 12.96% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Mason is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.51%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 8.45%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
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94.65% of Mason residents were born in the United States, with 87.24% 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 Asia.