Mason County, Washington Population 2021

Mason County, Washington's estimated population is 69,544 with a growth rate of 2.04% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Mason County, Washington is the 21st largest county in Washington. The 2010 Population was 60,733 and has seen a growth of 14.51% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202169,5441,3882.04%
202068,1561,3882.08%
201966,7681,3882.12%
201865,3801,6402.57%
201763,7401,5982.57%
201662,1421,1511.89%
201560,9913870.64%
201460,6041300.21%
201360,474-207-0.34%
201260,681-189-0.31%
201160,8701370.23%
201060,73322,39258.40%
199038,3417,15722.95%
198031,18410,26649.08%
197020,9184,66728.72%
196016,2511,2298.18%
195015,0223,41929.47%
194011,6031,54315.34%
193010,0605,141104.51%
19204,919-237-4.60%
19105,1561,34635.33%
19003,81098434.82%
18902,8262,187342.25%
1880639350121.11%
187028912778.40%
18601620.00%
2021 Growth Rate
2.04%
County Website
Founded
March 13, 1854
County Seat
2010 Population
60,733
Growth (since 2010)
14.51%
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Mason County, Washington Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White53,26983.49%
Two or More Races3,7175.83%
Some Other Race3,3985.33%
American Indian and Alaska Native1,5912.49%
Black or African American8001.25%
Asian7521.18%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander2770.43%
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Mason County, Washington Population by Race

Mason County, Washington Population Pyramid 2021

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Mason County, Washington Median Age

45.6


Total

43.2


Male

48


Female

Mason County, Washington Adults

There are 51,385 adults, (14,383 of whom are seniors) in Mason County, Washington.

Mason County, Washington Age Dependency

72.4

Age Dependency Ratio

38.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Mason County, Washington Sex Ratio

Female

30,741

48.18%

Male

33,063

51.82%

Mason County, Washington Population by Age

Mason County, Washington Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Mason County, Washington Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.4%11.6%
All77.4%22.6%
Male71.5%28.5%
Non Family68.6%31.4%
Female58.1%41.9%

77.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Mason County, Washington Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All24,2782.5877.4
Married11,7793.0388.4
Non Family8,4571.368.6
Female2,3783.8658.1
Male1,6644.1371.5

3.09

Average Family Size

2.58

Average Household Size

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Mason County, Washington Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,9204.10%
9th to 12th Grade3,4017.27%
High School Graduate14,59031.18%
Some College13,49228.83%
Associates Degree5,14410.99%
Bachelors Degree5,36911.47%
Graduate Degree2,8836.16%
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Mason County, Washington Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Mason County, Washington Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White40,14636,7187,388
Hispanic2,8821,435153
Multiple Races1,8331,610272
Other Race1,50947247
Native American989752110
Asian595508270
Black57452046
Islander14911422

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 91.46%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 45.38%.

Mason County, Washington Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,107$41,498$29,881
Less Than High School$22,988$26,971$18,590
High School Grad$31,389$36,693$26,187
Some College$36,933$48,500$29,661
Bachelors Degree$42,500$40,833$42,649
Graduate Degree$65,517$89,632$54,703

$35,107

Average Earnings

$41,498

Average Male

$29,881

Average Female

Mason County, Washington Earnings by Educational Attainment

Mason County, Washington Language by Age

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Mason County, Washington Language

91.40% of Mason County, Washington residents speak only English, while 8.60% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.55% of the population.

Mason County, Washington Language

Mason County, Washington Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White50,5835,22110.32%
Hispanic6,2222,55341.03%
Other3,3361,76052.76%
Multiple3,60462917.45%
Native1,50050433.60%
Asian70110414.84%
Black702425.98%
Islander27720.72%

13.96%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.42%

Male Poverty Rate

14.55%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Mason County, Washington

The race most likely to be in poverty in Mason County, Washington is Other, with 52.76% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Mason County, Washington is Islander, with 0.72% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.69%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.50%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.90%.

Mason County, Washington Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School24.18%
High School12.95%
Some College8.90%
Bachelors or Greater5.20%

Mason County, Washington Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed38.46%
Male Unemployed25.95%
Female Employed7.08%
Male Employed5.85%

Mason County, Washington Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Mason County, Washington Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$57,634$72,026
Families$69,226$81,051
Married Families$80,927$91,841
Non Families$35,531$49,915
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Income by Household Type

Mason County, Washington Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

47.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.0%

Male Marriage Rate

48.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Mason County, Washington Married by Age and Sex

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Mason County, Washington 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 45-54.

Mason County, Washington Marital Status by Race

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Mason County, Washington Marital Status

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6,917

Number of Veterans

6,387

Male Veterans

530

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam3,158
First Gulf War1,320
Second Gulf War1,164
Korea380
World War II120

Mason County, Washington Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 742,322
55 to 641,512
35 to 541,367
75+1,259
18 to 34457

Mason County, Washington Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White6,42214.50%
Hispanic2757.47%
2 or More25211.33%
Indian1008.29%
Black7210.29%
Other462.39%
Asian223.41%
Hawaiian31.49%

Mason County, Washington Veterans by Race

Mason County, Washington Veterans by Education

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7.32%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.50%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mason County, Washington Veterans by Education

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51.2%

Labor Force Participation

47.3%

Employment Rate

6.9%

Unemployment Rate

Mason County, Washington Employment by Age

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Mason County, Washington Employment by Race

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Mason County, Washington 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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55.56%

Born in Washington

94.33%

Native Born

5.67%

Foreign Born

4.17%

Non Citizen

1.50%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.33% of Mason County, Washington residents were born in the United States, with 55.56% having been born in Washington. 4.17% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Mason County, Washington Place of Birth

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990

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