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The City of Mason had a population of 2,058 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Mason is located at latitude 30.7477 and longitude -99.2286 in Mason County. The formal boundaries for the City of Mason (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.65 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Mason County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,535 feet.

The City of Mason (GNIS ID: 2411048) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Texas is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Mason is located within Mason East Division of Mason County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Mason population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Mason, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 2,058
Population in Households 2,055
Population in Familes 1,637
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density1 563
Diversity Index2 59


Total Households 911
Average Household Size 2.26
Family Households 564
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,120 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 654 (58.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 257 (22.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 209 (18.7%)
Median Home Value $138,492
Average Home Value $162,194


Median Household Income $39,806
Average Household Income $63,502
Per Capita Income $28,018
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.43% -0.42%
Households -0.38% -0.4%
Families -0.5% -0.54%
Median Household Income   2.09%
Per Capita Income   2.01%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Mason, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Mason to the other 1,749 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 699 60th
Population Density1 # 1112 36th
Diversity Index2 # 631 64th
Median Household Income # 1118 36th
Per Capita Income # 433 75th

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