For population 25 years and over in Mason:
For population 15 years and over in Mason city:
183 residents are foreign born (6.9% Latin America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $739 (0.6%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: San Angelo, TX (87.2 miles , pop. 88,439).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Austin, TX (93.7 miles , pop. 656,562).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: San Antonio, TX (99.5 miles , pop. 1,144,646).
Nearest cities: Brady, TX (5.2 miles ), Harper, TX (5.6 miles ), Llano, TX (5.7 miles ), Menard, TX (5.9 miles ), Junction, TX (6.1 miles ), Melvin, TX (6.1 miles) , Rochelle, TX (6.1 miles ), Fredericksburg, TX (6.3 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 30.75 N, Longitude: 99.23 W
Area code: 325
Population change in the 1990s: +90 (+4.4%).
Work and jobs in Mason: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Mason, Texas
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Mason-area historical tornado activity is below Texas state average. It is 8% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/11/1999, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 9.1 miles away from the Mason city center killed one person and injured 6 people and caused $750,000 in damages.
On 3/2/1979, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 3.2 miles away from the city center injured one person and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Mason County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 5
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 4, Floods: 3, Fires: 3, Hurricanes: 3, Tornadoes: 2 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Airports located in Mason:
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 20.2%
(17.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 27.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 64.3% for American Indian residents, 38.1% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
33 people in nursing homes in 2000
Mason compared to Texas state average:
Banks with branches in Mason (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Mason (based on Mason County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 77.53%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 2
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
Number of full-service restaurants: 4
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Mason government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):
Mason government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):
Mason government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):
7.91% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($37,717 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 ($28,810 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
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Mason fatal accident list:
May 5, 2001 11:30 AM, Wrenst, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Nov 24, 1983 08:00 PM, 87, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jan 5, 1976 02:45 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Nov 4, 1976 02:30 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 4
Total length: 8 meters (26ft)
Total costs: $93,000
Total average daily traffic: 2,780
Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic: 3,475
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 1 (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 Private Land Mobile Towers: 9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Mason, TX)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Mason)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 20 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Mason)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
Businesses in Mason, TX
Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2014.