For population 25 years and over in Mason:
For population 15 years and over in Mason town:
3 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $534 (0.6%)
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:
Latitude: 39.02 N, Longitude: 82.03 W
Area code: 304
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.
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Crime rate in Mason detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 4 (4 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: +12 (+1.1%).
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
Mason-area historical tornado activity is above West Virginia state average. It is 30% 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 slightly below West Virginia state average. It is 96% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 2/19/1995 at 12:57:06, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, 3.6 MD, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 77.6 miles away from the city center
On 6/28/1991 at 18:34:51, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 55.1 miles away from Mason center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD)
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: 5, Storms: 5, Landslides: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Floods: 2, Snowfall: 1, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Mason:
located in Mason:
Local government website: www.masonwv.freeservers.com
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Mason:
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Public high school in Mason:
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 3.06. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.5 miles away from the city center.
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 4.26. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 20.5 miles away from the city center.
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2009 was 0.439. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 20.5 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Mason and their reported violations in the past:MASON WATER DEPT (Population served: 2102, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 18.7%
(18.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 30.0% for two or more races residents)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Mason compared to West Virginia 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: 26.93%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 4
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
Number of full-service restaurants: 12
Adult diabetes rate:
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Mason government finances in 2002(per resident):
4.31% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($27,716 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:
4.46% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($30,737 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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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 drivers: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 4
Total length: 119 meters (390ft)
Total costs: $450,000
Total average daily traffic: 21,400
Total average daily truck traffic: 1,846
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Mason)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:2
FCC Registered Paging Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Mason)
FAA Registered Aircraft:1
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Businesses in Mason, WV