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+: Bronx, NY (170.5 miles , pop. 1,332,650).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 42.74 N, Longitude: 71.76 W
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).
Airports located in Mason:
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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Mason:
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Public elementary/middle school in Mason:
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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.
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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:
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Religion statistics for Mason (based on Hillsborough County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 58.14%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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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:
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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 42 patent applications in 2008-2013.