For population 25 years and over in Mason:
For population 15 years and over in Mason town:
43 residents are foreign born (1.7% Europe, 1.3% North America, 0.7% Asia).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Nashua, NH (14.1 miles , pop. 86,605).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (44.8 miles , pop. 589,141).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: New York, NY (179.7 miles , pop. 8,008,278).
Nearest cities: Greenville, NH (1.8 miles ), Brookline, NH (2.2 miles ), Ashby, MA (2.4 miles ), New Ipswich, NH (2.4 miles ), Townsend, MA (2.4 miles ), Wilton, NH (2.7 miles ), Temple, NH (2.7 miles ), Milford, NH (2.9 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 42.74 N, Longitude: 71.76 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 603
Work and jobs in Mason: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Mason, New Hampshire
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Mason-area historical tornado activity is significantly above New Hampshire state average. It is 13% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/9/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 28.2 miles away from the Mason town center killed 90 people and injured 1228 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.
On 6/22/1981, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 15.1 miles away from the town center injured 3 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Mason-area historical earthquake activity is near New Hampshire state average. It is 70% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 53.0 miles away from the city center
On 10/2/1994 at 11:27:22, a magnitude 3.7 (3.5 LG, 3.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 38.0 miles away from Mason center
On 10/6/1992 at 15:38:04, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 41.3 miles away from the city center
On 7/22/2003 at 11:41:15, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 88.1 miles away from the city center
On 10/2/1994 at 14:36:36, a magnitude 3.3 (3.1 LG, 3.3 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 35.3 miles away from Mason center
On 6/16/2000 at 04:02:53, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 6.1 mi) earthquake occurred 70.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Hillsborough County (23) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 8
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 12, Floods: 11, Snows: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Snowstorms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Mason:
Airports located in Mason:
See details about airports located in Mason, NH
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Mason:
See full list of schools located in Mason
Public elementary/middle school in Mason:
(lower is better)
Air Quality Index (AQI)
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.284. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.8 miles away from the city center.
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 2.39. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.8 miles away from the city center.
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 27.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.3 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 8.22. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.3 miles away from the city center.
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 9.40. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.3 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 13.2. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.3 miles away from the city center.
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
Mason compared to New Hampshire state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
1996 2000 2004 2008 2012
1996 Presidential Elections Results
2000 Presidential Elections Results
2004 Presidential Elections Results
2008 Presidential Elections Results
2012 Presidential Elections Results
Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results
Religion statistics for Mason town (based on Hillsborough County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 58.14%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 73
Number of supercenters and club stores: 5
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 66
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 107
Number of full-service restaurants: 330
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
6.74% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($49,627 average adjusted gross income)
0.12% of residents moved from foreign countries ($429 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
6.91% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($50,293 average adjusted gross income)
0.09% of residents moved to foreign countries ($527 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
Strongest AM radio stations in Mason:
Strongest FM radio stations in Mason:
TV broadcast stations around Mason:
Mason fatal accident list:
Dec 10, 2008 02:09 AM, Barrett Hill Rd, Lat: 42.709219, Lon: -71.772067, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Jan 5, 2005 10:54 AM, Sr-124, Mass State Line, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Sep 7, 2002 06:30 PM, Old Ashby Road, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 2, Drunken drivers: Inconsistent data
Oct 14, 1997 03:08 PM, 31, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Mar 11, 1988 08:40 PM, 4184000000, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Jul 29, 1975 05:53 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:2
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:39 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Mason)
FAA Registered Aircraft:9 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Mason)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
Businesses in Mason, NH
Total of 57 patent applications in 2008-2014.