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Mason County, Texas (TX)

County population in 2015: 4,268 (all rural); it was 3,738 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 512
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 868
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 1,294
Renter-occupied apartments: 374 (it was 313 in 2000)
% of renters here:

19%
State:

36%

Land area: 932 sq. mi.

Water area: 0.1 sq. mi.

Population density: 5 people per square mile   (very low).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Mason County: 81.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (33.9%), Construction (21.7%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (13.0%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 53%
  • Government: 3%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 44%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Mason County, Texas:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (70.6%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (25.4%)
  • Asian alone (3.5%)
  • American Indian and Alaska Native alone (0.5%)
Median resident age:  51.1 years
Texas median age:  34.5 years
Males: 2,305  (54.0%)
Females: 1,963  (46.0%)
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Average household size:
Mason County:

2.0 people
Texas:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $40,030 ($30,921 in 1999)

This county:

$40,030
Texas:

$56,565

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $676 (lower quartile is $337, upper quartile is $738)
This county:

$676
State:

$809


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $143,233 (it was $69,000 in 2000)
Mason:

$143,233
Texas:

$161,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $58,552 - $183,329

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $318,035
Here:

$318,035
State:

$230,570

Townhouses or other attached units: $229,674
Here:

$229,674
State:

$227,239

Mobile homes: $85,597
Here:

$85,597
State:

$80,655
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,284
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $454

Institutionalized population: 3

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 4
  • Burglaries: 11
  • Thefts: 45
  • Auto thefts: 4

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 8
  • Burglaries: 16
  • Thefts: 27
  • Auto thefts: 1
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2000: 3 buildings, average cost: $107,000
  • 2001: 11 buildings, average cost: $115,100
  • 2002: 0 buildings
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $95,000
  • 2004: 14 buildings, average cost: $131,000
  • 2007: 10 buildings, average cost: $78,800
  • 2008: 4 buildings, average cost: $107,400
  • 2009: 3 buildings, average cost: $56,100
  • 2010: 9 buildings, average cost: $90,000
  • 2011: 6 buildings, average cost: $92,700
  • 2012: 3 buildings, average cost: $212,000
  • 2013: 7 buildings, average cost: $68,700
  • 2014: 4 buildings, average cost: $248,100

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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2016 Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,674 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,564 (0.8%)

Mason County household income distribution in 2009 Mason County home values distribution Mason County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 12.9%
Mason County:

12.9%
Texas:

15.6%
(11.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 20.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 38.5% for American Indian residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 51.1 years old
(Males: 48.9 years old, Females: 53.7 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 55.7 years old, American Indian residents: 44.8 years old, Asian residents: 14.0 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 33.0 years old, Other race residents: 37.7 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Mason County is $401 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $484 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $624 a month.

Cities in this county include: Mason.

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

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Mason County: Duncan Community Center (A), Fowler Ranch (B), Granite Hills Ranch (C), Hutchinson School (D), Castell Volunteer Fire Department (E), Tow Volunteer Fire Department (F), Sandy Harbor Subdivision Fire Station (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Mason County include: Shiloh Church (A), Haywood Memorial Church (B), Saint Johns Church (C), Genesis Lutheran Church (D), Highland Lakes United Methodist Church (E), Oatman Creek Church (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Martin Cemetery (1), Cap Mountain Cemetery (2), Mayes Chapel Cemetery (3), Schneider Cemetery (4), Pecan Cemetery (5), Sixmile Cemetery (6), Tow Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Freight Development Company Lake (A), Barry Lake (B), Ratliff Lake (C), Llano River Lake (D), Moss Lake 2 (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Board Branch (A), Blockhouse Creek (B), Bernst Creek (C), Bennett Creek (D), Bedford Creek (E), Barnett Branch (F), Bailey Branch (G), Babyhead Creek (H), Arant Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Mason County: Enchanted Rock State Natural Area (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Neighboring counties: Blanco County , Brazos County , West Feliciana Parish, Louisiana , Hardin County , McCulloch County .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.0%
Texas:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 44
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 85.6%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 23.5%

Number of foreign born residents: 447 (19.0% naturalized citizens)

Mason County:

10.5%
Whole state:

17.0%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2010 or later: 33
  • 2000 to 2009: 162
  • 1990 to 1999: 54
  • 1980 to 1989: 7
  • 1970 to 1979: 48
  • Before 1970: 80
Note: State values scaled to Mason County population

Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.7 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 79.3%

Mason County marital status for males Mason County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 2,444
  • One, attached: 49
  • Two: 33
  • 10 to 19: 15
  • 20 or more: 48
  • Mobile homes: 263

Housing units in Mason County with a mortgage: 391 (2 second mortgage, 11 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,020

Here:

99.7% with mortgage
State:

57.8% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Mason County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant1,1809
Mainline Protestant1,1203
Catholic5531
None1,159-
Mason County Religion Details
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.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 2
Mason County:

5.15 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.



Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
Mason County:

12.88 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 4
This county:

10.30 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Mason County:

10.0%
Texas:

8.9%

Adult obesity rate:
Mason County:

26.0%
State:

26.6%

Agriculture in Mason County:

Average size of farms: 878 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $70,771
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $180.94
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.00%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 94.72%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $93,731
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 2.35%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 45.55%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $26,079
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 89.10%
Average age of principal farm operators: 60 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 10.08
Corn for grain: 159 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 770 harvested acres
Upland cotton: 511 harvested acres
Vegetables: 74 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 451 acres

Tornado activity:

Mason County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 11540029.8 times below overall U.S. average.

Earthquake activity:

Mason County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Texas state average. It is 78% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/14/1995 at 00:32:56, a magnitude 5.7 (5.6 MB, 5.7 MS, 5.7 MW, Depth: 11.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 249.6 miles away from Mason County center
On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML) earthquake occurred 182.2 miles away from the county center
On 1/2/1992 at 11:45:35, a magnitude 5.0 (4.6 MB, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 254.0 miles away from the county center
On 4/9/1993 at 12:29:19, a magnitude 4.3 (4.1 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 149.2 miles away from the county center
On 4/7/2008 at 09:51:12, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 MB, 3.9 MW, 3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 145.0 miles away from Mason County center
On 7/20/1991 at 23:38:19, a magnitude 3.6 (3.4 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 145.5 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Texas Wildfires, Incident Period: March 14, 2008 to September 01, 2008, Emergency Declared EM-3284: March 14, 2008, FEMA Id: 3284, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • Texas Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: June 16, 2007 to August 03, 2007, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1709: June 29, 2007, FEMA Id: 1709, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Texas Hurricane Rita, Incident Period: September 23, 2005 to October 14, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1606: September 24, 2005, FEMA Id: 1606, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Texas Hurricane Rita, Incident Period: September 20, 2005 to October 14, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3261: September 21, 2005, FEMA Id: 3261, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Texas Hurricane Katrina, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3216: September 02, 2005, FEMA Id: 3216, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Texas Extreme Fire Hazards, Incident Period: August 01, 1999 to December 10, 1999, Emergency Declared EM-3142: September 01, 1999, FEMA Id: 3142, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • Texas Severe Storms/Flooding, Incident Period: June 21, 1997 to July 15, 1997, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1179: July 07, 1997, FEMA Id: 1179, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Texas Extreme Fire Hazard, Incident Period: August 30, 1993 to November 15, 1993, Emergency Declared EM-3113: September 10, 1993, FEMA Id: 3113, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • Texas Severe Storm, Thunderstorms, Incident Period: December 20, 1991 to January 14, 1992, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-930: December 26, 1991, FEMA Id: 930, Natural disaster type: Storm
  • Texas SEVERE STORMS, TORNADOES, FLOODING, Incident Period: May 04, 1989 to June 07, 1989, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-828: May 19, 1989, FEMA Id: 828, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood

The number of natural disasters in Mason County (10) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 5

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (23%)
  • Construction (15%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Repair and maintenance (5%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (4%)
  • Food and beverage stores (3%)
  • Utilities (3%)
  • Educational services (19%)
  • Health care (15%)
  • Finance and insurance (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Social assistance (4%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (22%)
  • Management occupations (16%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (11%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (10%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)
  • Transportation occupations (5%)
  • Production occupations (4%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (23%)
  • Sales and related occupations (16%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (14%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Mexico (84%)
  • Other Eastern Africa (4%)
  • Vietnam (4%)
  • Philippines (2%)
  • England (1%)
  • Canada (1%)
  • Honduras (0%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Mason County (%):

  • German (19%)
  • English (9%)
  • Irish (8%)
  • American (8%)
  • Scotch-Irish (2%)
  • European (1%)
  • Scottish (1%)

Mason County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 1,441 (73.0%)
  • Carpooled: 290 (14.7%)
  • Bicycle: 34 (1.7%)
  • Walked: 79 (4.0%)
  • Worked at home: 132 (6.7%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

33 people in nursing homes
3 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $43,559.

6.74% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($72,169 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.74%
Texas average:

7.14%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
5.30% relocated from other counties in Texas ($64,393 average AGI)
1.44% relocated from other states ($7,775 average AGI)
Mason County:

1.44%
Texas average:

2.49%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries



6.46% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($37,494 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.46%
Texas average:

6.69%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
5.47% relocated to other counties in Texas ($32,271 average AGI)
0.99% relocated to other states ($5,224 average AGI)
Mason County:

0.99%
Texas average:

2.01%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.4
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.1

Births per 1000 population in Mason County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 16.1
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 11.8

Deaths per 1000 population in Mason County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 5.6
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 9.9

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Mason County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 39.5%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 31.9%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Mason County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Mason County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 954 (867 aged, 87 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 207 (28%)

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Aged persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Disabled persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Most common underlying causes of death in Mason County, Texas in 1999 - 2014:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (61)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (11)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 24%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 25%

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 902
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,134

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 27
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 103

Household type by relationship:

Households: 4,268
  • In family households: 3,448 (590 male householders, 534 female householders)
    920 spouses, 1,204 children (1,161 natural, 33 adopted, 11 stepchildren), 35 grandchildren, 0 brothers or sisters, 43 parents, 89 other relatives, 29 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 816 (380 male householders (323 living alone)), 283 female householders (276 living alone)), 152 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 9

Size of family households: 697 2-persons, 157 3-persons, 193 4-persons, 40 5-persons, 35 6-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 599 1-person, 41 2-persons, 5 3-persons, 18 4-persons.

357 married couples with children.
380 single-parent households (198 men, 182 women).

77.2% of residents of Mason speak English at home.
19.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (53% speak English very well, 30% speak English well, 12% speak English not well, 6% don't speak English at all).
1.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (83% speak English very well, 17% speak English not well).
2.5% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (49% speak English very well, 36% speak English well, 14% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $24,861,000 ($6,467 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $934,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $11,969,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $6,317,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $783,000
Federal grants: $4,564,000
Federal procurement contracts: $435,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $792,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $12,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $433,000
Federal Government insurance: $1,502,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 174
Here:

45 per 1000 residents
State:

85 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 269
Here:

69 per 1000 residents
State:

35 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +9
Here:

+2 per 1000 residents
State:

+29 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +238
Here:

+61 per 1000 residents
State:

+10 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Mason County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.67 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.4
State:

6.2

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.3
State:

4.1

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 0
  • 2010 to 2013: 39
  • 2000 to 2009: 314
  • 1990 to 1999: 244
  • 1980 to 1989: 225
  • 1970 to 1979: 393
  • 1960 to 1969: 278
  • 1950 to 1959: 212
  • 1940 to 1949: 183
  • 1939 or earlier: 838
Note: State values scaled to Mason population
Rooms in houses/apartments in Mason County, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Mason County population
  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 4
  • 3 rooms: 79
  • 4 rooms: 255
  • 5 rooms: 385
  • 6 rooms: 325
  • 7 rooms: 197
  • 8 rooms: 59
  • 9+ rooms: 66
  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 62
  • 3 rooms: 36
  • 4 rooms: 111
  • 5 rooms: 98
  • 6 rooms: 49
  • 7 rooms: 10
  • 8 rooms: 15
  • 9+ rooms: 12
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Mason County, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Mason County population
  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 34
  • 2 bedrooms: 520
  • 3 bedrooms: 645
  • 4 bedrooms: 143
  • 5+ bedrooms: 14
  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 112
  • 2 bedrooms: 155
  • 3 bedrooms: 94
  • 4 bedrooms: 27
  • 5+ bedrooms: 0
Cars and other vehicles available in Mason County, Texas in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Mason County population
  • no vehicle: 17
  • 1 vehicle: 328
  • 2 vehicles: 613
  • 3 vehicles: 282
  • 4 vehicles: 72
  • 5+ vehicles: 75
  • no vehicle: 18
  • 1 vehicle: 214
  • 2 vehicles: 135
  • 3 vehicles: 13
  • 4 vehicles: 0
  • 5+ vehicles: 17

85% of Mason County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 26% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 201% lived in Texas.

Mason County:

85.3%
State average:

84.1%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 3,201
  • Other state: 553
  • Northeast: 22
  • Midwest: 175
  • South: 230
  • West: 125

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Mason County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (61.6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (24.6%)
  • Wood (4.1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (3.2%)
  • Utility gas (1.7%)
  • Other fuel (0.7%)
  • Electricity (44.9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (41.6%)
  • Utility gas (4.6%)
  • Other fuel (1.8%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1.5%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 51
Here:

19.2%
Texas:

6.6%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 6
Here:

3.8%
Texas:

6.4%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 3
Here:

6.4%
Texas:

15.1%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Mason County government finances - Expenditure in 2002:

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $149,000
  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $3,341,000
    General - Other: $237,000
    Regular Highways: $162,000
    Health Services - Other: $120,000
    Police Protection: $112,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $105,000
    Central Staff Services: $88,000
    Corrections - Other: $50,000
    Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $35,000
    Libraries: $26,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $21,000
    Air Transportation: $13,000
    General Public Buildings: $13,000
    Fire Protection: $10,000
    Welfare - Other: $6,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $64,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $526,000

Mason County government finances - Revenue in 2002:

  • Charges - Air Transportation: $2,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $3,088,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $155,000
    Interest Earnings: $56,000
    Rents: $4,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $14,000
  • Tax - Property: $797,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $168,000
    Total General Sales: $77,000

Mason County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $624,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 74
  • Number of aged recipients: 25
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 49
  • Number of recipients under 18: 7
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 23
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 44
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 48
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 24
Mason County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Mason County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Most common first names in Mason County, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John3077.0 years
William2976.4 years
Mary2884.8 years
James2376.0 years
Anna1786.7 years
Henry1676.5 years
Walter1678.1 years
Charles1675.5 years
Minnie1487.5 years
George1482.3 years
Most common last names in Mason County, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Jordan2784.0 years
Martin2375.3 years
Leifeste2282.8 years
Eckert2279.1 years
Johnson2178.8 years
Kothmann1975.4 years
Schmidt1785.2 years
Loeffler1782.8 years
Reichenau1682.9 years
Zesch1588.2 years

Businesses in Mason County, TX

  • Dairy Queen: 1
  • Subway: 1
  • U-Haul: 1