Mason, Tennessee Population 2021

1,517
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Mason is a city located in Tipton County Tennessee. With a 2020 population of 1,517, it is the 200th largest city in Tennessee and the 8670th largest city in the United States . Mason is currently declining at a rate of -0.46% annually and its population has decreased by -5.72% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,609 in 2010. Mason reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 2 miles, Mason has a population density of 766 people per square mile.

The average household income in Mason is $43,146 with a poverty rate of 38.03%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $763 per month, and the median house value is $89,100. The median age in Mason is 34.3 years, 32.2 years for males, and 35.6 years for females.

Mason Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 71.90%
  • White: 23.19%
  • Other race: 1.77%
  • Two or more races: 1.61%
  • Asian: 1.53%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Mason, Tennessee is 1,517 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,531.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,609.

Mason, Tennessee Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American89371.90%
White28823.19%
Some Other Race221.77%
Two or More Races201.61%
Asian191.53%
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Mason Population by Race

Mason Population Pyramid $2021

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Mason Median Age

34.3


Total

32.2


Male

35.6


Female

Mason Adults

There are 981 adults, (119 of whom are seniors) in Mason.

Mason Age Dependency

44.1

Age Dependency Ratio

13.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Mason Sex Ratio

Female

573

46.14%

Male

669

53.86%

Mason Population by Age

Mason Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Mason Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female45.5%54.5%
Non Family57%43%
All61.1%38.9%
Male72.1%27.9%
Married83.8%16.3%

61.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Mason Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3392.7361.1
Female1233.7545.5
Non Family931.4157
Married802.4683.8
Male433.1672.1

3.13

Average Family Size

2.73

Average Household Size

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Mason Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade667.73%
9th to 12th Grade12814.99%
High School Graduate39145.78%
Some College13816.16%
Associates Degree435.04%
Bachelors Degree505.85%
Graduate Degree384.45%
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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
Black61245845
White18214834
Hispanic4135
Asian19199
Other Race1610
2+ Races66

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 47.37%.

Mason Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$22,368$$26,563
Less Than 9th Grade$9,563$$9,205
High School Graduate$25,268$20,750$25,893
Some College$29,500$$39,107
Bachelors Degree$31,625$$
Graduate Degree$80,625$$80,625

$22,368

Average Earnings

$

Average Male

$26,563

Average Female

Mason Earnings by Educational Attainment

Mason Language by Age

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Mason Language

94.01% of Mason residents speak only English, while 5.99% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.64% of the population.

Mason Language

Mason Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black71226136.66%
White1748750.00%

38.03%

Overall Poverty Rate

38.23%

Male Poverty Rate

37.88%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Mason

The race most likely to be in poverty in Mason is White, with 50.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Mason is Black, with 36.66% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.87%. Among those working part-time, it was 33.52%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 36.97%.

Mason Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School30.71%
Less Than 9th Grade30.09%
Some College24.19%
Bachelors or Greater4.76%

Mason Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed89.74%
Male Unemployed28.26%
Female Employed13.78%
Male Employed3.08%

Mason Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Mason Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$36,563$43,146
Families$39,333$47,366
Married Families$59,000-
Non Families$24,583$30,263
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Income by Household Type

Mason Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

26.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

29.3%

Male Marriage Rate

24.0%

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 Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is Over 65.

Mason Marital Status by Race

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Mason Marital Status

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40

Number of Veterans

40

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War13
Vietnam12
Second Gulf War1
World War II
Korea

Mason Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
55 to 6427
35 to 5410
65 to 742
18 to 341
75+

Mason Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3213.91%
Hispanic1016.39%
Black81.13%

Mason Veterans by Race

Mason Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mason Veterans by Education

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41%

Labor Force Participation

32.5%

Employment Rate

20.7%

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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71.10%

Born in Mason

94.69%

Native Born

5.31%

Foreign Born

3.06%

Non Citizen

2.25%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.69% of Mason residents were born in the United States, with 71.10% having been born in Tennessee. 3.06% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Mason Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20211,517-7-0.46%
20201,524-7-0.46%
20191,531-7-0.46%
20181,538-4-0.26%
20171,542-6-0.39%
20161,548-20-1.28%
20151,568-11-0.70%
20141,579110.70%
20131,568-25-1.57%
20121,593231.46%
20111,570-17-1.07%
20101,5870.00%

Mason Population by Year