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The City of Mason had a population of 1,929 as of July 1, 2017.

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, 2017.

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Mason, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,929
Daytime Population: Workers 1,227
Daytime Population: Residents 1,079
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,306
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.20
Population in Households 1,926
Population in Familes 1,530
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density2 528
Diversity Index3 60


Median Household Income $41,956
Average Household Income $69,072
Per Capita Income $30,404


Total Housing Units 1,119 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 611 (54.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 239 (21.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 269 (24.0%)
Median Home Value $143,162
Average Home Value $168,546


Total Households 850
Average Household Size 2.27
Family Households 526
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -1.26% -1.15%
Households -1.28% -1.13%
Families -1.39% -1.25%
Median Household Income   1.45%
Per Capita Income   2.93%

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, 2017 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 # 733 58th
Population Density # 1144 35th
Diversity Index # 603 66th
Median Household Income # 1084 38th
Per Capita Income # 391 78th

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