For population 25 years and over in Mason City:
For population 15 years and over in Mason City village:
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $629 (1.0%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lincoln, NE (139.8 miles , pop. 225,581).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (598.8 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Ansley, NE (2.5 miles ), Litchfield, NE (3.0 miles ), Westerville, NE (3.6 miles) , Berwyn, NE (3.7 miles) , Hazard, NE (3.8 miles) , Arcadia, NE (4.1 miles ), Loup City, NE (4.2 miles ), Pleasanton, NE (4.5 miles ).
Latitude: 41.22 N, Longitude: 99.30 W
Area code: 308
Unemployment in July 2013:
Population change in the 1990s: +18 (+11.3%).
Average climate in Mason City, Nebraska
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Mason City-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Nebraska state average. It is 149% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/7/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 11.5 miles away from the Mason City village center killed 11 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
On 6/6/1956, a category F4 tornado 20.3 miles away from the village center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Mason City-area historical earthquake activity is near Nebraska state average. It is 96% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/20/2002 at 04:29:40, a magnitude 3.5 (3.3 MB, 3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 40.3 miles away from the city center
On 8/26/1991 at 11:49:15, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 91.0 miles away from Mason City center
On 7/18/1990 at 02:47:03, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 26.6 miles away from the city center
On 11/13/2001 at 01:56:13, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 97.4 miles away from the city center
On 4/16/2007 at 06:50:31, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, 2.6 MD, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 86.8 miles away from Mason City center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Custer County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 1
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 10, Floods: 8, Tornadoes: 5, Snows: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Mason City:
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Public elementary/middle school in Mason City:
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2008 was 0.136. This is significantly better than average. There were 12 monitors within city limits.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 23.3. This is about average. There were 45 monitors within city limits.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2004 was 10.2. This is about average. There were 7 monitors within city limits.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Mason City and their reported violations in the past:MASON CITY, VILLAGE OF (Population served: 176, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 33.9%
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Mason City compared to Nebraska state average:
Banks with branches in Mason City (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Mason City village (based on Custer County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 57.53%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 7
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
Number of full-service restaurants: 12
Adult diabetes rate:
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Mason City government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):
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Mason City government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):
4.71% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($30,964 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
6.79% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($26,689 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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Mason City fatal accident list:
Jan 12, 1986 11:05 AM, Green St, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Nov 13, 1978 01:27 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 0 meters
Total average daily traffic: 200
Total average daily truck traffic: 20
Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic: 250
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2014.