Mason, Tennessee

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Population in 2017: 1,575 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +44.6%
Males: 752  (47.8%)
Females: 823  (52.2%)
Median resident age:

33.6 years
Tennessee median age:

38.6 years

Zip codes: 38049.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $33,953 (it was $32,404 in 2000)
Mason:

$33,953
TN:

$51,340

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $13,747 (it was $15,643 in 2000)

Mason town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $95,509 (it was $72,500 in 2000)
Mason:

$95,509
TN:

$167,500

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $100,143; detached houses: $103,546; mobile homes: $76,833

Median gross rent in 2017: $743.

March 2019 cost of living index in Mason: 79.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 39.7%
(27.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 44.0% for Black residents, 37.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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  • Races in Mason, TN (2010)
    • 1,01463.0%Black alone
    • 43026.7%White alone
    • 1448.9%Hispanic
    • 150.9%Two or more races
    • 30.2%Asian alone
    • 20.1%Other race alone
    • 10.06%American Indian alone

Races in Mason detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Tennessee and other state lists, there were 27 registered sex offenders living in Mason, Tennessee as of June 02, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Mason is 45 to 1.


Crime rates in Mason by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(86.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(61.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(87.3)
1
(86.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(73.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(61.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(62.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(63.7)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
2
(174.5)
0
(0.0)
2
(170.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(147.5)
3
(184.7)
2
(123.0)
1
(62.1)
2
(124.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
23
(2,007)
8
(689.7)
8
(681.4)
10
(822.4)
14
(1,122)
8
(590.0)
17
(1,047)
18
(1,107)
18
(1,117)
11
(684.1)
0
(0.0)
21
(1,334)
2
(127.3)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
4
(349.0)
7
(603.4)
8
(681.4)
6
(493.4)
15
(1,202)
12
(885.0)
10
(615.8)
10
(615.0)
9
(558.7)
9
(559.7)
2
(125.2)
8
(508.3)
3
(191.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
19
(1,658)
24
(2,069)
27
(2,300)
23
(1,891)
17
(1,362)
24
(1,770)
19
(1,170)
26
(1,599)
19
(1,179)
12
(746.3)
6
(375.5)
13
(825.9)
4
(254.6)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
3
(261.8)
1
(86.2)
3
(255.5)
3
(246.7)
3
(240.4)
1
(73.7)
0
(0.0)
9
(553.5)
15
(931.1)
7
(435.3)
0
(0.0)
2
(127.1)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(80.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(62.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)635.3511.2347.5294.4382.2359.9354.7581.8402.9327.723.8345.699.9

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City-data.com crime index in Mason, TN

Crime rate in Mason detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 7 (7 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.46
Tennessee average:

2.56
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Ancestries: American (8.2%), Irish (5.1%), African (3.1%), English (1.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1869

Elevation: 310 feet

Land area: 1.28 square miles.

Population density: 1,228 people per square mile   (low).

Mason, Tennessee map

48 residents are foreign born (4.3% Latin America).

This town:

4.5%
Tennessee:

5.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $792 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $524 (0.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Memphis, TN (31.6 miles , pop. 650,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (452.4 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

Braden, TN (1.8 miles ),
Gallaway, TN (2.7 miles ),
Tabernacle, TN (2.7 miles ),
Stanton, TN (2.9 miles ),
Brighton, TN (3.4 miles ),
Arlington, TN (3.4 miles ),
Covington, TN (3.5 miles ),
Oakland, TN (3.6 miles )

Latitude: 35.41 N, Longitude: 89.54 W

Area code: 901

Distribution of median household income in Mason, TN in 2017
Distribution of house value in Mason, TN in 2017
Mason satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 3 buildings, average cost: $46,000
  • 1998: 33 buildings, average cost: $43,400
  • 1999: 23 buildings, average cost: $45,400
  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $70,000
  • 2001: 21 buildings, average cost: $43,500
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $38,400
  • 2003: 6 buildings, average cost: $73,400
  • 2004: 6 buildings, average cost: $82,300
  • 2005: 9 buildings, average cost: $81,600
  • 2006: 22 buildings, average cost: $90,000
  • 2007: 13 buildings, average cost: $103,800
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $75,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Mason, TN residents
Average permit cost in Mason, TN
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.8%
Tennessee:

3.3%
Most common industries in Mason, TN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (14.3%)
  • Health care (9.7%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (8.0%)
  • Public administration (5.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.2%)
  • Metal & metal products (3.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (22.4%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (6.0%)
  • Truck transportation (6.0%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (6.0%)
  • Groceries & related products merchant wholesalers (5.2%)
  • Vending machine operators (4.5%)
  • Educational services (4.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (22.3%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (10.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.7%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (7.8%)
  • Public administration (6.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.8%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (6.8%)
Most common occupations in Mason, TN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (7.6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.2%)
  • Cashiers (3.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9.0%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (9.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (8.2%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6.0%)
  • Construction laborers (5.2%)
  • Other material moving workers, except laborers (5.2%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.2%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (8.7%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (7.8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (7.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.8%)
  • Child care workers (4.9%)

Average climate in Mason, Tennessee

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Mason, Tennessee environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 68.4. This is about average.

City:

68.4
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.189. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 21.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.189
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2006 was 2.59. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 11.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.59
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.395. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 11.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.395
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 28.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.4
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.10. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.10
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Mason-area historical tornado activity is above Tennessee state average. It is 105% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/21/1952, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 24.9 miles away from the Mason town center killed 16 people and injured 74 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/4/2003, a category F4 tornado 29.8 miles away from the town center killed 11 people and injured 86 people and caused $40 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Mason-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Tennessee state average. It is 73% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 46.9 miles away from Mason center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 81.3 miles away from Mason center
On 4/27/1989 at 16:47:49, a magnitude 4.7 (4.6 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.3 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 43.1 miles away from Mason center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 121.5 miles away from Mason center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 229.4 miles away from the city center
On 3/25/1976 at 01:00:11, a magnitude 4.5 (4.1 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 54.6 miles away from Mason center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Tipton County (13) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 10, Tornadoes: 6, Winds: 4, Winter Storms: 2, Flash Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Mason topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Mason:

  • GALLAWAY HEALTH AND REHAB (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; GALLAWAY, TN)
  • LAYTON W WATSON NH (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; GALLAWAY, TN)
  • FMC TIPTON COUNTY (Dialysis Facility, about 12 miles away; COVINGTON, TN)
  • BAPTIST HOME CARE AND HOSPICE - COVINGTON (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; COVINGTON, TN)
  • BAPTIST MEMORIAL HOSPITAL TIPTON Acute Care Hospitals (about 12 miles away; COVINGTON, TN)
  • COVINGTON CARE NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER INC (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; COVINGTON, TN)
  • ARLINGTON DEVELOPMENTAL CENTER (Hospital, about 13 miles away; ARLINGTON, TN)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Mason:

  • Rhodes College (about 31 miles; Memphis, TN; Full-time enrollment: 2,052)
  • University of Memphis (about 33 miles; Memphis, TN; FT enrollment: 17,427)
  • Southwest Tennessee Community College (about 34 miles; Memphis, TN; FT enrollment: 8,043)
  • Union University (about 43 miles; Jackson, TN; FT enrollment: 4,051)
  • Dyersburg State Community College (about 45 miles; Dyersburg, TN; FT enrollment: 2,211)
  • Jackson State Community College (about 46 miles; Jackson, TN; FT enrollment: 2,958)
  • Northwest Mississippi Community College (about 60 miles; Senatobia, MS; FT enrollment: 6,607)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Mason: Braden Volunteer Fire Department (A), Mason Volunteer Fire Department (B), Mason City Hall (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotel: Deerfield Inn (7750 Highway 222).

Birthplace of: John Shelton Wilder - Politician, Harvey Hendrick - Baseball player.

Tipton County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Mason and their reported violations in the past:

LONGTOWN BP & RESTAURANT (Population served: 220, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Mason that have no violations reported:

  • MASON WATER DEPT (Population served: 2,714, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This town:

2.9 people
Tennessee:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

76.9%
Whole state:

67.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

7.3%
Whole state:

5.8%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households
615 people in federal detention centers in 2010
527 people in state prisons in 2000

Banks with branches in Mason (2011 data):

  • Trust Company Bank: at 327 Highway 70 West, branch established on 1902/01/01. Info updated 2010/12/06: Bank assets: $36.5 mil, Deposits: $30.8 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Heritage Bancorp, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Mason:

Marital status in Mason, TN
  • Never married: 47.0%
  • Now married: 29.0%
  • Separated: 2.9%
  • Widowed: 7.1%
  • Divorced: 14.0%

For population 25 years and over in Mason:

  • High school or higher: 77.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 6.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.2%
  • Unemployed: 11.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.7
Tennessee average:

11.6

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Mason, TN (based on Tipton County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant17,79276
Mainline Protestant4,17220
Black Protestant3,19618
Catholic4501
Other41
None35,467-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 9
Tipton County:

1.56 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
Here:

0.87 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 29
Tipton County:

5.03 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

5.16 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 22
Here:

3.82 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

6.56 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

10.8%
Tennessee:

11.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Tipton County:

33.2%
Tennessee:

30.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Tipton County:

11.1%
State:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

47.9%
Tennessee:

48.2%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

45.0%
Tennessee:

44.4%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.8
Tennessee:

28.9

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

17.7%
State:

21.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

8.7%
Tennessee:

10.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.7
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Mason:

28.1%
Tennessee:

33.9%

General health condition:
This city:

57.3%
State:

54.7%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

83.8%
State:

78.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Mason, TN Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Water Supply 6$18,213$36,4262$2,677
Police Protection - Officers 5$16,276$39,0620$0
Other Government Administration 2$5,071$30,4260$0
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Firefighters 0$0 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Correction 0$0 0$0
Streets and Highways 0$0 0$0
Transit 0$0 0$0
Financial Administration 0$0 0$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 0$0
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Sewerage 0$0 0$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Local Libraries 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 13$39,560$36,5172$2,677

Mason government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Parks and Recreation: $9,000 ($5.71)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $334,000 ($212.06)
    Water Utilities: $271,000 ($172.06)
    Regular Highways: $236,000 ($149.84)
    Sewerage: $157,000 ($99.68)
    Solid Waste Management: $58,000 ($36.83)
    Central Staff Services: $52,000 ($33.02)
    Parks and Recreation: $37,000 ($23.49)
    Financial Administration: $33,000 ($20.95)
    Local Fire Protection: $31,000 ($19.68)
    General - Other: $23,000 ($14.60)
    Health - Other: $15,000 ($9.52)
    General Public Buildings: $13,000 ($8.25)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $13,000 ($8.25)
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $7,000 ($4.44)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $5,000 ($3.17)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $3,000 ($1.90)
    Libraries: $3,000 ($1.90)
    Public Welfare - Other: $1,000 ($0.63)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sewerage: $16,000 ($10.16)
    Police Protection: $13,000 ($8.25)
    Regular Highways: $6,000 ($3.81)
    Parks and Recreation: $5,000 ($3.17)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $662,000 ($420.32)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $6,000 ($3.81)

Mason government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $163,000 ($103.49)
    Solid Waste Management: $65,000 ($41.27)
    Parks and Recreation: $10,000 ($6.35)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $1,000 ($0.63)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $2,000 ($1.27)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $341,000 ($216.51)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $19,000 ($12.06)
    Fines and Forfeits: $10,000 ($6.35)
    Royalties: $2,000 ($1.27)
    Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($1.27)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $337,000 ($213.97)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $35,000 ($22.22)
    Other: $22,000 ($13.97)
    Public Welfare: $3,000 ($1.90)
    General Local Government Support: $2,000 ($1.27)
  • Tax - Property: $242,000 ($153.65)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $40,000 ($25.40)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $35,000 ($22.22)
    Public Utility License: $14,000 ($8.89)
    Other License: $5,000 ($3.17)
    Other Selective Sales: $4,000 ($2.54)

Mason government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $130,000 ($82.54)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $109,000 ($69.21)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $21,000 ($13.33)

Mason government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $714,000 ($453.33)

5.97% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($41,151 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.97%
Tennessee average:

7.15%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Shelby County, TN  2.97% ($39,819 average AGI)
from Lauderdale County, TN  0.29% ($40,188)
from DeSoto County, MS  0.19% ($48,220)


6.56% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($40,891 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.56%
Tennessee average:

6.65%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Shelby County, TN  2.79% ($35,592 average AGI)
to Lauderdale County, TN  0.40% ($25,693)
to DeSoto County, MS  0.17% ($53,737)

Strongest AM radio stations in Mason:

  • WMQM (1600 AM; 50 kW; LAKELAND, TN; Owner: WMQM, INC.)
  • WGSF (1030 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • WDIA (1070 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WJCE (680 AM; 10 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: ENTERCOM MEMPHIS LICENSE, LLC)
  • KWAM (990 AM; 10 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CONCORD MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WMC (790 AM; 5 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WHBQ (560 AM; 5 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WREC (600 AM; 5 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPLX (1170 AM; 10 kW; GERMANTOWN, TN; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • WCPC (940 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: WCPC BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WLRM (1380 AM; 3 kW; MILLINGTON, TN; Owner: WORLD OVERCOMERS OUTREACH MINISTRIES)
  • WKBL (1250 AM; 1 kW; COVINGTON, TN; Owner: COVINGTON BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Mason:

  • WEGR (102.7 FM; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSRR-FM (98.1 FM; MILLINGTON, TN; Owner: KOOL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGKX (105.9 FM; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: KIX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRVR-FM (104.5 FM; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: ENTERCOM MEMPHIS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WMC-FM (99.7 FM; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WYPL (89.3 FM; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: MEMPHIS/SHELBY COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY & INFO CNTR.)
  • WKBQ (93.5 FM; COVINGTON, TN; Owner: COVINGTON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKNO-FM (91.1 FM; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: MID-SOUTH PUBLIC COMMUNICATIONS FOUNDATION)
  • WMPS (107.5 FM; GERMANTOWN, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WQOX (88.5 FM; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: MEMPHIS CITY SCHOOLS)
  • WEVL (89.9 FM; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: SOUTHERN COMMUNICATION VOLUNTEERS, INC.)
  • WUMR (91.7 FM; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF MEMPHIS)
  • WTBG (95.3 FM; BROWNSVILLE, TN; Owner: THE WIRELESS GROUP, INC.)
  • WHRK (97.1 FM; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMFS (92.9 FM; BARTLETT, TN; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF ILLINOIS)
  • WAPO (90.5 FM; MOUNT VERNON, IL; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WAUV (89.7 FM; RIPLEY, TN; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)

TV broadcast stations around Mason:

  • WMC-TV (Channel 5; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WLMT (Channel 30; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPTY-TV (Channel 24; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WREG-TV (Channel 3; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • WPXX-TV (Channel 50; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WHBQ-TV (Channel 13; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WKNO (Channel 10; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: MID-SOUTH PUBLIC COMMUNICATIONS FOUNDATION)
  • W57CG (Channel 57; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: GEORGE S. FLINN, JR.)
  • WJKT (Channel 16; JACKSON, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • W67CV (Channel 67; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: GEORGE S. FLINN, JR.)
  • WBUY (Channel 40; HOLLY SPRINGS, MS; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

Mason fatal accident list:

Feb 2, 2008 08:00 PM, Gainesville Rd, Lat: 35.409220, Lon: -89.559430, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jan 27, 1989 02:45 PM, Sr59, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jun 9, 1980 01:23 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Mar 14, 1976 06:45 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Mar 14, 1975 06:45 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 23Number of bridges
  • 112ft / 34.3mTotal length
  • $3,624,000Total costs
  • 33,120Total average daily traffic
  • 3,113Total average daily truck traffic
  • 51,712Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic
New bridges in Mason, TN - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 71920-1929
  • 11950-1959
  • 51960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 31990-1999
  • 42000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Mason, TN

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Mason)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

69 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • Se Cor Junction Hwy 59 & Int 40 (Lat: 35.350083 Lon: -89.500083), Call Sign: KCX862,
    Assigned Frequencies: 47.4800 MHz, Grant Date: 09/02/1997, Expiration Date: 11/13/2002, Cancellation Date: 06/13/2002, Registrant: John S Wilder, 250 Longtown Rd, Mason, TN 38049
  • .25 Mi E Cr Int 1.5 Mi Sse (Lat: 35.352583 Lon: -89.544806), Call Sign: KEZ714, Licensee ID: L00083723,
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.520 MHz, Grant Date: 09/18/1996, Expiration Date: 11/25/2001, Cancellation Date: 04/28/2002, Registrant: A R Petty, 7455 Thorpe Dr, Mason, TN 38049, Phone: (901) 294-3269
  • Lat: 35.408417 Lon: -89.547861, Call Sign: WQBQ526,
    Assigned Frequencies: 461.812 MHz, Grant Date: 09/17/2014, Expiration Date: 11/23/2024, Certifier: Beth Clark, Registrant: Edgetech Wireless, Inc., 696 Saddleback Way, San Marcos, CA 92078, Phone: (615) 763-3430, Fax: (206) 350-7926, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

5
  • BRADEN, 1895 Braden Rd (Lat: 35.347778 Lon: -89.570556), Type: Tower, Structure height: 85.3 m, Overall height: 88.1 m, Call Sign: WPQL979,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6226.89 MHz, 6345.49 MHz, 6315.84 MHz, 6404.79 MHz, 6256.54 MHz, 6197.24 MHz, Grant Date: 05/11/2010, Expiration Date: 06/05/2020, Certifier: Gregory M Romano, Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 5055 North Point Pkwy, Np2ne Network Engineering, Alpharetta, GA 30022, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Email:
  • HWY 14/59, 5863 Hwy 59 South (Lat: 35.488528 Lon: -89.595083), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 65.8 m, Overall height: 67.1 m, Call Sign: WQRJ877,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10895.0 MHz, 10935.0 MHz, 10975.0 MHz, 11015.0 MHz, Grant Date: 05/31/2013, Expiration Date: 05/31/2023, Certifier: John E Monday, Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 208 S Akard St., Rm 1015, Dallas, TX 75202, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Fax: (214) 746-6410, Email:
  • MP03XC101, 3270 Porter Road (Lat: 35.334472 Lon: -89.552333), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 60.9 m, Call Sign: WQRT402,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11345.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, Grant Date: 07/23/2013, Expiration Date: 07/23/2023, Certifier: Kyle B Entz, Registrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa-0209, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (800) 572-8256, Fax: (703) 433-4483, Email:
  • BELMONT, 5507 Old 59 Drive (Lat: 35.374167 Lon: -89.465750), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 95.1 m, Overall height: 97.5 m, Call Sign: WQUG356,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11265.0 MHz, Grant Date: 06/30/2014, Expiration Date: 06/30/2024, Cancellation Date: 07/22/2014, Certifier: John E Monday, Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 3300 E. Renner Road, B3132, Richardson, TX 75082, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Fax: (972) 907-1131, Email:
  • BELMONT, 5507 Old 59 Drive (Lat: 35.374167 Lon: -89.465750), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 95.1 m, Overall height: 97.5 m, Call Sign: WQUU927,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11265.0 MHz, Grant Date: 10/21/2014, Expiration Date: 10/21/2024, Certifier: John E Monday, Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 208 S Akard St., Rm 1015, Dallas, TX 75202, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Fax: (214) 746-6410, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Mason)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

4
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-24-250 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 135 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-540 SERIES (250 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7323P , Serial Number: 24-2500, Year manufactured: 1961, Airworthiness Date: 01/20/1961, Certificate Issue Date: 06/01/2016
    Registrant (Individual): Terry Anthony Kirby, 4599 Gainsville Rd, Mason, TN 38049
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-39 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 183 mph), Engine: LYCOMING IO-320 SERIES (150 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8973Y , Serial Number: 39-139, Year manufactured: 1972, Airworthiness Date: 03/14/1972, Certificate Issue Date: 12/23/2004
    Registrant (Individual): John Shelton Jr Wilder, 4775 Highway 59, Mason, TN 38049
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-12 (Category: Land, Seats: 3, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 82 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-235 SERIES (115 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9305Z , Serial Number: 12-2484, Year manufactured: 1956, Airworthiness Date: 01/19/1966, Certificate Issue Date: 09/24/2015
    Registrant (Individual): John S Wilder, 4775 Highway 59, Mason, TN 38049
  • Aircraft: ENGINEERING & RESEARCH ERCOUPE 415-C (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C85 SERIES (85 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 99119 , Serial Number: 1742, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 05/06/1978, Certificate Issue Date: 04/30/1997
    Registrant (Individual): William Edward Carpenter, 890 Robertson Rd, Mason, TN 38049

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$102,670
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0410.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Mason, TN
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Mason, TN - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 24. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 45 took place in 2007, and the least - 9 in 2014. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Mason, TN When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (46.8%), and Structure Fires (35.7%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Mason, TN
    • 19046.8%Outside Fires
    • 14535.7%Structure Fires
    • 6816.7%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 30.7%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Mason, TN
Most common first names in Mason, TN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James4669.6 years
John4271.6 years
William3772.0 years
Mary3675.1 years
Robert2969.6 years
Willie2875.0 years
George2477.6 years
Charles1469.5 years
Richard1371.4 years
Dorothy1271.4 years
Most common last names in Mason, TN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Taylor4675.9 years
Johnson3073.1 years
Williams2875.1 years
Smith2270.4 years
Terry2067.5 years
Maclin1975.6 years
Jones1870.4 years
Whitmore1878.8 years
Jackson1774.8 years
Williamson1573.4 years
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Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Mason, TN
  • 62.8%Utility gas
  • 35.0%Electricity
  • 2.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Mason, TN
  • 57.1%Utility gas
  • 40.3%Electricity
  • 2.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Mason compared to Tennessee state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Mason on our top lists:

  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in state prisons (population 1,000+)"
There are 5 pilots and 8 other airmen in this city.
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