Mason, West Virginia

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Population in 2014: 946 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -11.1%
 
Males: 402  (42.6%)
Females: 544  (57.4%)
Median resident age:  50.6 years
West Virginia median age:  41.7 years

Zip codes: 25260.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $37,825 (it was $24,621 in 2000)
Mason:

$37,825
WV:

$41,253

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $31,994 (it was $14,020 in 2000)

Mason town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $60,139 (it was $44,400 in 2000)
Mason:

$60,139
WV:

$103,200

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $183,111; Detached houses: $198,752; Mobile homes: $104,423

Median gross rent in 2013: $596.

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  • Races in Mason, WV (2010)

    Mason races chart
    • 92795.8%White alone
    • 171.8%Two or more races
    • 141.4%Asian alone
    • 70.7%American Indian alone
    • 30.3%Black alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Mason: 81.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (40.6%), Irish (18.4%), English (10.8%), Scottish (4.7%), United States (3.8%), Dutch (3.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 581 feet

Land area: 0.56 square miles.

Population density: 1,690 people per square mile   (low).

Mason, West Virginia map

For population 25 years and over in Mason:

  • High school or higher: 87.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.1%
  • Unemployed: 6.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Mason town:

  • Never married: 23.3%
  • Now married: 45.7%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 15.6%
  • Divorced: 14.0%

4 residents are foreign born

This town:

0.4%
West Virginia:

1.1%



According to our research of West Virginia and other state lists there were 5 registered sex offenders living in Mason, West Virginia as of December 04, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Mason to the number of sex offenders is 192 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $475 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $450 (0.9%)

Mason satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Huntington, WV (47.3 miles , pop. 51,475).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Columbus, OH (84.4 miles , pop. 711,470).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (355.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Pomeroy, OH (0.8 miles ), Middleport, OH (1.4 miles ), Hartford City, WV (1.6 miles ), Syracuse, OH (1.8 miles ), New Haven, WV (2.1 miles ), Rutland, OH (2.3 miles ), Cheshire, OH (2.6 miles ), Racine, OH (2.7 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2000: 3 buildings, average cost: $63,300
  • 2001: 2 buildings, average cost: $53,500
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $60,000
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $60,000
  • 2004: 3 buildings, average cost: $79,500
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $130,000
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $8,000
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $92,000
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $112,500
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $75,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 39.02 N, Longitude: 82.03 W

Area code: 304

Mason household income distribution Mason home values distribution

Crime rates in Mason by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2007 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 00000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 00000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Robberies 00000110
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.0103.5104.60.0
Assaults 14211111
per 100,000 94.3373.8187.395.8103.2103.5104.6105.3
Burglaries 22152314
per 100,000 188.5186.993.6478.9206.4310.6104.6421.1
Thefts 193715557613
per 100,000 1,790.83,457.91,404.5478.9516.0724.6627.61,368.4
Auto thefts 13010000
per 100,000 94.3280.40.095.80.00.00.00.0
Arson 00100000
per 100,000 0.00.093.60.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 283.7) 115.8258.8104.382.858.0106.788.2109.6

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Crime rate in Mason detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 4 (3 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.14
West Virginia average:

1.92
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

7.7%
West Virginia:

6.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +12 (+1.1%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (21%)
  • Construction (14%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (12%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (8%)
  • Utilities (7%)
  • Retail trade (27%)
  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (10%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (6%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (21%)
  • Production occupations (18%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (8%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (24%)
  • Sales and related occupations (22%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (16%)
  • Material moving occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (4%)

Work and jobs in Mason: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Mason, West Virginia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Mason-area historical tornado activity is above West Virginia state average. It is 53% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/23/1968, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 16.5 miles away from the Mason town center killed 7 people and injured 93 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/23/1968, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 48.8 miles away from the town center killed 6 people and injured 364 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Mason-area historical earthquake activity is near West Virginia state average. It is 81% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 117.7 miles away from the city center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 191.5 miles away from Mason center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 184.4 miles away from the city center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 116.8 miles away from the city 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 318.3 miles away from Mason center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 162.7 miles away from the city 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 Mason County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 5, Landslides: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowfall: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Mason topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Mason:

  • VETERANS MEM SKILLED NRSG FAC (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; POMEROY, OH)
  • OVERBROOK CENTER (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; MIDDLEPORT, OH)
  • ROCKSPRINGS REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; POMEROY, OH)
  • POINT PLEASANT DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 11 miles away; POINT PLEASANT, WV)
  • PLEASANT VALLEY HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 14 miles away; POINT PLEASANT, WV)
  • HOME HEALTH CARE OF SOUTHEAST OHIO, INC (Home Health Center, about 14 miles away; GUYSVILLE, OH)
  • BCS/PORTER ROAD HOME (Hospital, about 15 miles away; BIDWELL, OH)

located in Mason:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Mason:

  • Ohio University-Main Campus (about 22 miles; Athens, OH; Full-time enrollment: 26,181)
  • Hocking College (about 32 miles; Nelsonville, OH; FT enrollment: 4,146)
  • West Virginia University at Parkersburg (about 32 miles; Parkersburg, WV; FT enrollment: 2,619)
  • West Virginia State University (about 47 miles; Institute, WV; FT enrollment: 2,133)
  • Marshall University (about 47 miles; Huntington, WV; FT enrollment: 11,450)
  • Ashland Community and Technical College (about 51 miles; Ashland, KY; FT enrollment: 2,482)
  • Shawnee State University (about 56 miles; Portsmouth, OH; FT enrollment: 4,160)

Public high school in Mason:

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Notable locations in Mason: Mason County Emergency Ambulance Service Authority 500 (A), Mason Volunteer Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Saint Josephs Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: State Line Big Time Coffee Shop (Amusement & Theme Parks; 393 South 2nd Street).

Mason County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 14.8. This is significantly better than average.

City:

14.8
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2009 was 0.439. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 20.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.439
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2011 was 3.41. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.41
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 1.09. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.09
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2011 was 28.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.9
U.S.:

32.0
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 18.4%
(17.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 60.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.3 people
West Virginia:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  63.6%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  7.5%
Whole state:  6.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Mason, West Virginia environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Mason (2011 data):

  • City National Bank of West Virginia: Mason Branch at Second And Brown Streets, branch established on 1983/07/06. Info updated 2008/01/10: Bank assets: $2,753.2 mil, Deposits: $2,223.1 mil, headquarters in Charleston, WV, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 68 total offices, Holding Company: City Holding Company
  • The Farmers Bank and Savings Company: Mason Branch at 424 Second Street, branch established on 2003/06/30. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $255.0 mil, Deposits: $224.7 mil, headquarters in Pomeroy, OH, positive income, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Farmers Bancshares, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.1
West Virginia average:

11.3

Mason travel time to work - commute Mason mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Mason town (based on Mason County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant4,29633
Evangelical Protestant1,84921
Catholic1711
Other-1
None21,008-
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: 4
Mason County:

1.57 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

2.41 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.39 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.28 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Mason County:

0.78 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

1.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
Mason County:

4.31 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 12
Here:

4.70 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.22 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

14.1%
West Virginia:

12.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Mason County:

31.9%
West Virginia:

31.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

14.5%
State:

13.1%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

53.1%
West Virginia:

50.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

53.1%
West Virginia:

47.3%

Average BMI:
Mason:

27.7
West Virginia:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Mason:

14.4%
State:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Mason:

24.8%
West Virginia:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
West Virginia:

6.9

Overweight people:
This city:

37.4%
West Virginia:

34.2%

General health condition:
Here:

55.7%
State:

56.8%

Average condition of hearing:
Mason:

84.5%
State:

77.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Mason, WV 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
Financial Administration 0$0 1$886
Other Government Administration 0$0 7$3,977
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$1,107
Police Protection - Officers 4$9,199$27,5971$842
Police - Other 0$0 1$1,218
Streets and Highways 1$1,430$17,1600$0
Sewerage 1$3,073$36,8761$1,085
Parks and Recreation 0$0 1$686
Water Supply 1$2,502$30,0241$1,196
Totals for Government 7$16,204$27,77814$10,997

Mason government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $101,000 ($106.77)
    Police Protection: $88,000 ($93.02)
    Sewerage: $83,000 ($87.74)
    Financial Administration: $71,000 ($75.05)
    Regular Highways: $60,000 ($63.42)
    General - Other: $12,000 ($12.68)
    Parks & Recreation: $10,000 ($10.57)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Libraries: $2,000 ($2.11)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $101,000 ($106.77)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $35,000 ($37.00)

Mason government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $168,000 ($177.59)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $28,000 ($29.60)
    Interest Earnings: $5,000 ($5.29)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $163,000 ($172.30)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $12,000 ($12.68)
    General Support: $2,000 ($2.11)
  • Tax - NEC: $115,000 ($121.56)
    Property: $42,000 ($44.40)
    Public Utilities: $36,000 ($38.05)
    Other Selective Sales: $3,000 ($3.17)

Mason government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $581,000 ($614.16)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $514,000 ($543.34)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $67,000 ($70.82)

Mason government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $120,000 ($126.85)

4.27% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,097 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.27%
West Virginia average:

5.16%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Gallia County, OH  0.56% ($32,380 average AGI)
from Putnam County, WV  0.45% ($31,400)
from Cabell County, WV  0.39% ($28,629)


4.03% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,047 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.03%
West Virginia average:

5.13%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Gallia County, OH  0.42% ($29,162 average AGI)
to Putnam County, WV  0.39% ($38,114)
to Kanawha County, WV  0.37% ($31,909)

Strongest AM radio stations in Mason:

  • WMPO (1390 AM; 5 kW; MIDDLEPORT-POMEROY, OH; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC. OF OHIO)
  • WBGS (1030 AM; daytime; 10 kW; POINT PLEASANT, WV; Owner: BIG RIVER RADIO, INC.)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WADC (1050 AM; 5 kW; PARKERSBURG, WV; Owner: BURBACH OF DE, LLC)
  • WBRJ (910 AM; 5 kW; MARIETTA, OH; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WWVA (1170 AM; 53 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCAW (680 AM; 10 kW; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF CHARLESTON)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WRFD (880 AM; daytime; 23 kW; COLUMBUS-WORTHINGTON, OH; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF OHIO, INC.)
  • WCHS (580 AM; 5 kW; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF CHARLESTON)
  • WMOV (1360 AM; daytime; 1 kW; RAVENSWOOD, WV; Owner: HAROLD F. PARSHALL)
  • WJEH (990 AM; 1 kW; GALLIPOLIS, OH; Owner: LEGEND COMMUNICATIONS OF OHIO, LLC)
  • WVHU (800 AM; 5 kW; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Mason:

  • WYVK (92.1 FM; MIDDLEPORT, OH; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC. OF OHIO)
  • WRZZ (106.1 FM; ELIZABETH, WV; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKLC-FM (105.1 FM; ST. ALBANS, WV; Owner: WKLC, INC.)
  • WLWF (93.1 FM; RAVENSWOOD, WV; Owner: LEGEND COMMUNICATIONS OF WEST VIRGINIA, LLC)
  • WBYG (99.5 FM; POINT PLEASANT, WV; Owner: BIG RIVER RADIO, INC.)
  • WRYV (101.5 FM; GALLIPOLIS, OH; Owner: LEGEND COMMUNICATIONS OF OHIO, LLC)
  • WJKW (95.9 FM; ATHENS, OH; Owner: CHRISTIAN FAITH BROADCAST, INC.)
  • WPCN (88.1 FM; POINT PLEASANT, WV; Owner: POSITIVE ALTERNATIVE RADIO, INC.)
  • WVWV (89.9 FM; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WAMX (106.3 FM; MILTON, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WOUB-FM (91.3 FM; ATHENS, OH; Owner: OHIO UNIVERSITY)
  • WGGE (99.1 FM; PARKERSBURG, WV; Owner: BURBACH OF DE, LLC)
  • W211BT (90.1 FM; ATHENS, OH; Owner: THE CEDARVILLE UNIVERSITY)
  • WVRP (90.7 FM; RIPLEY, WV; Owner: LOWER OHIO VALLEY EDUCATIONAL CORP.)
  • WRVB (102.1 FM; MARIETTA, OH; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WXTQ (105.5 FM; ATHENS, OH; Owner: WATH, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Mason:

  • WJOS-LP (Channel 58; POMEROY, OH; Owner: WILLIAM A. BARNHARDT)
  • WOUB-TV (Channel 20; ATHENS, OH; Owner: OHIO UNIVERSITY)
  • WVAH-TV (Channel 11; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WVAH LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WPBY-TV (Channel 33; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WSAZ-TV (Channel 3; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WCHS-TV (Channel 8; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WCHS LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WOWK-TV (Channel 13; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA MEDIA HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WLPX-TV (Channel 29; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: PAXSON CHARLESTON LICENSE, INC.)

Mason fatal accident list:

Jul 3, 2000 03:59 PM, Us-33, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Dec 7, 1985 01:36 AM, 33, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 119m390ftTotal length
  • $1,075,000Total costs
  • 21,400Total average daily traffic
  • 1,846Total average daily truck traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • City Bldg (Lat: 39.002861 Lon: -81.993194), Call Sign: KNES272, Licensee ID: L00094431
    Assigned Frequencies: 39.8800 MHz, 39.9800 MHzGrant Date: 12/23/1997, Expiration Date: 02/12/2003, Cancellation Date: 11/14/2002Registrant: Mason, Town Of, Mason, WV 25260
  • 1 White Falcon Dr (Lat: 39.009944 Lon: -82.036528), Type: Bant, Structure height: 5 m, Overall height: 8 m, Call Sign: WQOB876
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.750 MHzGrant Date: 08/05/2011, Expiration Date: 08/05/2021, Certifier: Greg MartinRegistrant: Visiplex, Inc., 100 N Fairway Drive, Suite 120, Vernon Hills, IL 60061, Phone: (847) 918-0250, Fax: (847) 918-0259, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

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  • 3000' South Of Us 33, 1 Mile East Of (Lat: 39.016722 Lon: -82.014583), Call Sign: KNKL577
    Assigned Frequencies: 454.525 MHzGrant Date: 10/27/2009, Expiration Date: 11/04/2019, Cancellation Date: 12/03/2010, Certifier: Glenn S RabinRegistrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

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

MASON WATER DEPT (Population served: 2,038, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In DEC-2009, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-15-2010), St Public Notif requested (APR-16-2010), St Formal NOV issued (APR-16-2010), St Public Notif received (JUL-12-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Lead Consumer Notice - In DEC-30-2013, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (FEB-14-2014), St Public Notif requested (FEB-14-2014)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2013, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (NOV-14-2013), St Public Notif requested (NOV-14-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2009 and DEC-2009, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JAN-30-2010), St Compliance achieved (FEB-17-2010)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2009 and DEC-2009, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JAN-30-2010), St Compliance achieved (FEB-17-2010)
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 57 regular monitoring violations

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 11
  • Hazardous Condition: 4
  • Service Call: 1

Incident types - Mason

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Mason, WV
Most common first names in Mason, WV among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John2077.7 years
William2069.8 years
James1367.3 years
George1069.1 years
Mary973.4 years
Harold972.0 years
Helen881.6 years
Charles864.0 years
Clara786.5 years
Robert773.9 years
Most common last names in Mason, WV among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson3175.0 years
Roush2972.3 years
Smith1372.8 years
Stewart1175.1 years
Riley780.0 years
Young674.0 years
Ingels673.7 years
Lewis667.7 years
Mcdaniel675.8 years
Casto669.7 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (69%)
  • Utility gas (27%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0%)

Businesses in Mason, WV

  • Walmart: 1

Mason compared to West Virginia state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
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