Mason, West Virginia Population 2024

826

Mason is a city located in Mason County West Virginia. Mason has a 2024 population of 826. Mason is currently declining at a rate of -0.96% annually and its population has decreased by -3.62% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 857 in 2020.

The average household income in Mason is $54,209 with a poverty rate of 21.76%. The median age in Mason is 54.2 years: 49.7 years for males, and 63.3 years for females.

Mason Demographics

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

  • White: 97.19%
  • Two or more races: 1.83%
  • Native American: 0.86%
  • Asian: 0.12%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
0.6 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,416.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-3.62% (-31)
The current population of Mason, West Virginia is 826 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 857.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White79597.19%
Two or more races151.83%
Native American70.86%
Asian10.12%
Black or African American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Two or more races

Native American

Asian

Black or African American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Mason Population by Race

Mason Population Pyramid 2024

Mason Median Age

54.2

Total

49.7

Male

63.3

Female

Mason Adults

There are 698 adults, (302 of whom are seniors) in Mason.

Mason Age Dependency

106.6

Age Dependency Ratio

76.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Mason Sex Ratio

Female34041.56%
Male47858.44%

Mason Population by Age

Mason Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3882.1176.523.5
Married1622.461000
Non Family1391.1273.426.6
Female493.259.240.8
Male382.8210.589.5

2.61

Average Family Size

2.11

Average Household Size

76.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Mason Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade335.01%
Associates Degree12819.42%
Bachelors Degree548.19%
Graduate Degree101.52%
High School Graduate26740.52%
Less Than 9th Grade446.68%
Some College12318.66%

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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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White64356659
2+ Races15154
Asian111

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

Mason Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$44,583$47,500$0
Graduate Degree$0$0$0
High School Graduate$47,667$48,500$43,750
Less Than 9th Grade$2,499$0$0
Overall$43,309$48,239$28,182
Some College$42,188$78,750$26,250

$43,309

Average Earnings

$48,239

Average Male

$28,182

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

98.63% of Mason residents speak only English, while 1.38% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.38% of the population.

Mason Language

Mason Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White79516721.01%
Multiple151173.33%

21.76%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.11%

Male Poverty Rate

29.71%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Mason

The race most likely to be in poverty in Mason is Multiple, with 73.33% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Mason is White, with 21.01% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0%. Among those working part-time, it was 38.46%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.26%.

Mason Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade44.16%
Bachelors or Greater28.13%
High School15.36%
Some College10.36%

Mason Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed100%
Female Employed21.11%
Male Employed4.79%
Female Unemployed0%

Mason Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Mason Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$55,139$57,776
Households$46,406$54,209
Married Families$55,000$-999,999,999
Non Families$28,125$42,331

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Mason Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

42.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

38.7%

Male Marriage Rate

48.7%

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 35-44.

Mason Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Mason Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

58

Number of Veterans

58

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam35
First Gulf War17
Second Gulf War15
Korea4
World War II0

Mason Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 7431
35 to 5415
75+12
18 to 340
55 to 640

Mason Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White588.5%

Mason Veterans by Race

Mason Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

44.83%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mason Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

34.6%

Labor Force Participation

32.1%

Employment Rate

7.5%

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

68.46%

Born in Mason

99.51%

Native Born

0.49%

Foreign Born

0.49%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.51% of Mason residents were born in the United States, with 68.46% having been born in West Virginia. 0.49% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Mason Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029788-7-0.88%
2028795-8-1%
2027803-8-0.99%
2026811-7-0.86%
2025818-8-0.97%
2024826-8-0.96%
2023834-3-0.36%
2022837-14-1.65%
2021851-6-0.7%
2020857-75-8.05%
2019932-8-0.85%
2018940-4-0.42%
201794420.21%
2016942-7-0.74%
2015949-5-0.52%
2014954-4-0.42%
2013958-5-0.52%
2012963-6-0.62%
201196900%
201096900%

Mason Population by Year