Mason County, Illinois's estimated population is 12,770 with a growth rate of -1.22% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Mason County, Illinois is the 82nd largest county in Illinois. The 2010 Population was 14,666 and has seen a growth of -12.93% since this time.
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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 19.01%.
98.11% of Mason County, Illinois residents speak only English, while 1.89% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.18% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Mason County, Illinois is Black, with 88.46% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Mason County, Illinois is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.49%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.57%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.92%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Mason County, Illinois
99.29% of Mason County, Illinois residents were born in the United States, with 85.92% having been born in Illinois. 0.20% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.