Mason, Michigan Population 2022

8,518
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Mason is a city located in Ingham County Michigan. Mason has a 2020 population of 8,518. It is also the county seat of Ingham County. Mason is currently growing at a rate of 0.24% annually and its population has increased by 3.10% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 8,262 in 2010.

The average household income in Mason is $74,259 with a poverty rate of 8.20%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $962 per month, and the median house value is $135,000. The median age in Mason is 39 years, 38.4 years for males, and 40.3 years for females.

Mason Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Masonwas:

  • White: 89.37%
  • Black or African American: 4.98%
  • Asian: 2.52%
  • Two or more races: 2.19%
  • Other race: 0.84%
  • Native American: 0.09%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Mason, Michigan is 8,518 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 8,518.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 8,262.

Mason, Michigan Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White7,58589.37%
Black or African American4234.98%
Asian2142.52%
Two or More Races1862.19%
Some Other Race710.84%
American Indian and Alaska Native80.09%
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Mason Population by Race

Mason Population Pyramid $2022

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Mason Median Age

39


Total

38.4


Male

40.3


Female

Mason Adults

There are 6,530 adults, (1,331 of whom are seniors) in Mason.

Mason Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

25.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Mason Sex Ratio

Female

4,339

51.13%

Male

4,148

48.87%

Mason Population by Age

Mason Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Mason Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family54%46%
Female56.7%43.3%
All66.7%33.3%
Married78.5%21.5%
Male81.9%18.1%

66.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Mason Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,4362.3266.7
Married1,4773.178.5
Non Family1,3151.2354
Female4182.6956.7
Male2262.881.9

2.91

Average Family Size

2.32

Average Household Size

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Mason Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade901.51%
9th to 12th Grade2383.99%
High School Graduate1,55025.99%
Some College1,36922.96%
Associates Degree73512.33%
Bachelors Degree1,26721.25%
Graduate Degree71411.97%
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Mason Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Mason Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White5,3245,1161,803
Black26420230
Hispanic18916035
Asian15012177
Other Race717120
2+ Races614936
Native American88

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 59.02%.

Mason Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$41,369$46,935$37,824
Less Than 9th Grade$23,958$25,625$
High School Graduate$28,892$29,167$27,656
Some College$36,927$44,559$30,885
Bachelors Degree$54,528$65,439$44,489
Graduate Degree$68,828$78,750$58,348

$41,369

Average Earnings

$46,935

Average Male

$37,824

Average Female

Mason Earnings by Educational Attainment

Mason Language by Age

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Mason Language

94.41% of Mason residents speak only English, while 5.59% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 2.11% of the population.

Mason Language

Mason Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White7,2045397.48%
Black1807139.44%
Asian2144420.56%
Native8112.50%
OtherNaN%

8.20%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.46%

Male Poverty Rate

8.84%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Mason

The race most likely to be in poverty in Mason is Black, with 39.44% 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 1.02%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.89%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.24%.

Mason Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade23.89%
Some College10.83%
High School8.05%
Bachelors or Greater1.52%

Mason Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed31.33%
Female Unemployed16.83%
Female Employed5.57%
Male Employed0.79%

Mason Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Mason Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$59,388$74,259
Families$71,250$87,407
Married Families$90,096-
Non Families$42,537$50,298
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Income by Household Type

Mason Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

44.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.2%

Male Marriage Rate

43.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Mason Married by Age and Sex

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Mason Marriage

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

Mason Marital Status by Race

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Mason Marital Status

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564

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam238
First Gulf War86
Second Gulf War57
Korea18
World War II11

Mason Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
55 to 64162
65 to 74138
35 to 54136
75+103
18 to 3425

Mason Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White5579.54%
Hispanic72.73%
Black72.01%

Mason Veterans by Race

Mason Veterans by Education

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6.38%

Veteran Poverty Rate

22.59%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mason Veterans by Education

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60%

Labor Force Participation

57.1%

Employment Rate

4.5%

Unemployment Rate

Mason Employment by Age

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Mason Employment by Race

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Mason 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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81.71%

Born in Mason

96.09%

Native Born

3.91%

Foreign Born

1.08%

Non Citizen

2.83%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.09% of Mason residents were born in the United States, with 81.71% having been born in Michigan. 1.08% 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: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20228,518200.24%
20218,498200.24%
20208,478200.24%
20198,458200.24%
20188,438-32-0.38%
20178,470-14-0.17%
20168,484-4-0.05%
20158,4881011.20%
20148,387310.37%
20138,356390.47%
20128,317220.27%
20118,295330.40%
20108,2621,5482.10%
20006,714-54-0.08%
19906,7687491.18%
19806,0195510.96%
19705,4689461.92%
19604,5221,0082.55%
19503,5146472.06%
19402,8672921.08%
19302,5750.00%

Mason Population by Year