Mason County, Washington (WA)

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County population in 2012: 60,832 (36% urban, 64% rural); it was 49,405 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 12,443
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 6,031
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 14,947
Renter-occupied apartments: 5,358 (it was 3,965 in 2000)
% of renters here:

21%
State:

36%

Land area: 961 sq. mi.

Water area: 90.0 sq. mi.

Population density: 63 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Mason County: 87.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (28.1%), Educational, health and social services (23.6%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 48%
  • Government: 11%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 41%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Mason County, Washington:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (82.9%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (8.0%)
  • Two or more races (3.4%)
  • American Indian and Alaska Native alone (3.1%)
  • Asian alone (1.1%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (1.0%)
Median resident age:  44.0 years
Washington median age:  37.0 years
Males: 31,400  (42.1%)
Females: 29,299  (57.9%)
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Mason County,WA real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Mason County:

2.0 people
Washington:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $45,817 ($39,586 in 1999)

This county:

$45817
Washington:

$58405

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $748 (lower quartile is $529, upper quartile is $898)
This county:

$748
State:

$867


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $201,138 (it was $120,400 in 2000)
Mason:

$201,138
Washington:

$250,800
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $133,121 - $318,374

Mean price in 2013:

Detached houses: $261,994
Here:

$261,994
State:

$329,559

Townhouses or other attached units: $706,573
Here:

$706,573
State:

$270,940

In 2-unit structures: $213,892
Here:

$213,892
State:

$280,281

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $307,603
Here:

$307,603
State:

$245,538

Mobile homes: $115,380
Here:

$115,380
State:

$98,688

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $43,446
Here:

$43,446
State:

$69,606
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,284
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $397

Institutionalized population: 2,208

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


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

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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 411 buildings, average cost: $136,500
  • 2008: 236 buildings, average cost: $134,400
  • 2009: 149 buildings, average cost: $137,200

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,951 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,994 (1.0%)

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 2013: 17.4%
(14.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 39.7% for Black residents, 45.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 21.5% for American Indian residents, 6.4% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 57.9% for other race residents, 28.5% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 17.8%
Mason County:

17.8%
Washington:

14.1%
(14.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 42.4% for Black residents, 44.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 21.0% for American Indian residents, 6.1% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 52.4% for other race residents, 31.9% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 45 years old
(Males: 43 years old, Females: 47 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 49 years old, Black residents: 28 years old, American Indian residents: 41 years old, Asian residents: 43 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 24 years old, Other race residents: 22 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Mason County is $540 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $647 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $884 a month.

Cities in this county include: Shelton, Belfair, Olympic, Tahuya, Kamilche, Allyn-Grapeview, Allyn, Grapeview, Skokomish Reservation, Union.

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

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Mason County: Fir Creek Reload (A), Lena Creek Campground (B), Staircase (C), Tahuya Lookout (D), Staircase Campground (E), Jackpot Siding (F), Fir Creek Work Center (G), Dennie Ahl Seed Orchard (H), Camp Govey (I), Simpson State Salmon Hatchery (J), Lake Cushman State Park Campground (K), Lilliwaup Creek Campground (L), George Adams Salmon Hatchery (M), Shelton Trout Hatchery (N), Hood Canal Recreation Park Picnic Area (O), Cloquallum Grange (P), Church Creek Shelter (Q), Camp Spillman (R), Camp Roland (S), Camp Pleasant (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Mason County include: Skokomish Community Church (A), Church of Christ (B), Shelton Seventh Day Adventist Church (C), Shelton Presbyterian Church (D), Gospel Lighthouse Church (E), Shelton Church of the Nazarene (F), Kingdom Hall of Jehovahs Witnesses (G), North Mason United Methodist Church (H), Prince of Peace Catholic Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Dewatto Cemetery (1), Turnow Cemetery (2), Miller Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Deepwater Lake (A), Robbins Lake (B), Collins Lake (C), Kent Lake (D), Shoe Lake (E), Larson Lake (F), Miller Pond (G), Carson Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Baker Creek (A), Bear Creek (B), Big Creek (C), Bingham Creek (D), Boulder Creek (E), Brown Creek (F), Campbell Creek (G), Church Creek (H), Clark Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Mason County include: Hoodsport Trail State Park (1), Potlatch State Park (2), Lake Cushman State Park (3), Jacobys Shorecrest County Park (4), Jarrell Cove State Park (5), Twanoh State Park (6), Schafer State Park (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Grays Harbor County , Jefferson County , Kitsap County , Pierce County , Thurston County .

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.8%
Washington:

5.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 1,522
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 83.7%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 15.6%

Number of foreign born residents: 2,175 (49% naturalized citizens)

Mason County:

4.4%
Whole state:

10.4%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 440
  • 1990 to 1994: 394
  • 1985 to 1989: 250
  • 1980 to 1984: 165
  • 1975 to 1979: 117
  • 1970 to 1974: 86
  • 1970 to 1974: 77
  • 1965 to 1969: 646

Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.8 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 56.7%

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

Housing units in structures:


Housing units in Mason County with a mortgage: 6,537 (633 second mortgage, 556 home equity loan, 7 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 3,307

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

75.4% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Mason County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic8,5362
Evangelical Protestant3,32726
Other2,6498
Mainline Protestant2,43512
None43,752-
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: 6
Mason County:

1.06 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.06 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Here:

0.35 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 10
This county:

1.76 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

1.18 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 22
Mason County:

3.87 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

2.67 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 32
This county:

5.63 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.26 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Mason County:

8.8%
Washington:

7.7%

Adult obesity rate:
Mason County:

29.9%
State:

25.7%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

13.7%
State:

13.9%

Agriculture in Mason County:

Average size of farms: 68 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $162,524
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $1008.13
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 5.39%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 90.27%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $68,528
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 23.20%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 14.56%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $45,072
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 91.88%
Average age of principal farm operators: 54 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 7.17
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 1.68%
Vegetables: 123 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 53 acres

Earthquake activity:

Mason County-area historical earthquake activity is near Washington state average. It is 150% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/13/1949 at 19:55:42, a magnitude 7.0 (7.0 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 28.7 miles away from Mason County center, causing $80,000,000 total damage
On 2/28/2001 at 18:54:32, a magnitude 6.8 (6.5 MB, 6.6 MS, 6.8 MW, Depth: 32.2 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 29.1 miles away from the county center, causing $2,000,000,000 total damage and $305,000,000 insured losses
On 4/29/1965 at 15:28:43, a magnitude 6.6 (6.6 UK) earthquake occurred 36.2 miles away from the county center, causing $28,000,000 total damage
On 7/3/1999 at 01:43:54, a magnitude 5.8 (5.4 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, 5.3 ME, Depth: 25.2 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 18.6 miles away from the county center
On 1/31/1922 at 13:17:28, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 473.3 miles away from Mason County center
On 5/3/1996 at 04:04:22, a magnitude 5.5 (5.2 MB, 5.3 MD, 5.5 ML, Depth: 2.5 mi) earthquake occurred 73.0 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), energy magnitude (ME), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:


The number of natural disasters in Mason County (19) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 18
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 12, Storms: 10, Mudslides: 6, Landslides: 5, Winter Storms: 4, Earthquakes: 2, Snows: 2, Winds: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Volcanic Eruption: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females

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

  • Mexico (24%)
  • Guatemala (16%)
  • Canada (15%)
  • Germany (7%)
  • United Kingdom (6%)
  • Philippines (5%)
  • Netherlands (3%)

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

  • German (17%)
  • Irish (10%)
  • English (10%)
  • United States or American (9%)
  • Norwegian (7%)
  • Swedish (4%)
  • Scottish (3%)

Mason County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 14,127 (74%)
  • Carpooled: 3,216 (17%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 143 (1%)
  • Railroad: 11 (0%)
  • Ferryboat: 76 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 37 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 51 (0%)
  • Walked: 351 (2%)
  • Other means: 216 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 809 (4%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


People in group quarters in Mason County, Washington in 2000:

  • 1,833 people in state prisons
  • 157 people in nursing homes
  • 132 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 97 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 60 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents
  • 45 people in other group homes
  • 7 people in other workers' dormitories

People in group quarters in Mason County, Washington in 2010:

  • 1,851 people in state prisons
  • 206 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 100 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 84 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 51 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 26 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 14 people in group homes intended for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $50,830.

7.26% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($40,015 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.26%
Washington average:

6.54%


0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($197 average AGI)
Mason County:

0.06%
Washington average:

0.14%

5.29% relocated from other counties in Washington ($29,549 average AGI)
1.90% relocated from other states ($10,270 average AGI)
Mason County:

1.90%
Washington average:

3.33%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Kitsap County, WA  1.40% ($37,278 average AGI)
from Thurston County, WA  1.25% ($34,861)
from Pierce County, WA  0.77% ($49,679)
from King County, WA  0.70% ($48,664)
from Grays Harbor County, WA  0.37% ($39,924)
from Snohomish County, WA  0.16% ($53,600)
from San Diego County, CA  0.10% ($53,636)


7.18% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($36,377 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.18%
Washington average:

6.20%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
5.05% relocated to other counties in Washington ($25,982 average AGI)
2.13% relocated to other states ($10,395 average AGI)
Mason County:

2.13%
Washington average:

2.98%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Thurston County, WA  1.46% ($34,826 average AGI)
to Kitsap County, WA  1.28% ($41,338)
to Pierce County, WA  0.67% ($39,510)
to King County, WA  0.49% ($34,721)
to Grays Harbor County, WA  0.24% ($28,712)
to Snohomish County, WA  0.15% ($28,774)
to Maricopa County, AZ  0.11% ($38,875)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.7
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.9

Births per 1000 population in Mason County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2013: 10.0

Deaths per 1000 population in Mason County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 8.4
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 6.7

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Mason County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 10,057 (8,651 aged, 1,406 disabled)
Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 14%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 12%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 1.86
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 4584.520
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 91.35
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 24910.04

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 976.840
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1013.630
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 5.52

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 18.05
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 71.75

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 9.2

EPA green book nonattainment status in 2004-2006: 1

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 145.8. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 82.5
  • Other - 63.3

Household type by relationship:

Households: 58,367

Size of family households: 8,352 2-persons, 3,161 3-persons, 2,352 4-persons, 1,228 5-persons, 547 6-persons, 417 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 6,036 1-person, 1,433 2-persons, 198 3-persons, 77 4-persons, 18 5-persons, 10 6-persons, 3 7-or-more-persons.

7,246 married couples with children.
2,944 single-parent households (887 men, 2,057 women).

93.7% of residents of Mason County speak English at home.
3.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (47% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 25% speak English not well, 10% don't speak English at all).
1.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (85% speak English very well, 9% speak English well, 6% speak English not well).
1.0% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (52% speak English very well, 38% speak English well, 8% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
0.5% of residents speak other language at home (54% speak English very well, 2% speak English well, 8% speak English not well, 36% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $314,262,000 ($5859 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $19,499,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $197,172,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $60,444,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $6,028,000
Federal grants: $42,204,000
Federal procurement contracts: $3,200,000 ($1,001,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $5,214,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $3,945,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $36,297,000
Federal Government insurance: $45,700,000

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

Births: 2,918
Here:

54 per 1000 residents
State:

66 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 2,743
Here:

50 per 1000 residents
State:

38 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +357
Here:

+7 per 1000 residents
State:

+21 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +4,503
Here:

+83 per 1000 residents
State:

+13 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Mason County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 3.80 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.6
State:

6.3

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.3
State:

3.9

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 191
  • 2000 to 2004: 6,298
  • 1990 to 1999: 6,933
  • 1980 to 1989: 5,241
  • 1970 to 1979: 6,464
  • 1960 to 1969: 2,853
  • 1950 to 1959: 1,651
  • 1940 to 1949: 1,102
  • 1939 or earlier: 1,734
Rooms in houses/apartments in Mason County, Washington
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 194
  • 2 rooms: 254
  • 3 rooms: 996
  • 4 rooms: 2,203
  • 5 rooms: 3,311
  • 6 rooms: 3,654
  • 7 rooms: 2,361
  • 8 rooms: 1,072
  • 9+ rooms: 902
  • 1 room: 136
  • 2 rooms: 355
  • 3 rooms: 649
  • 4 rooms: 1,029
  • 5 rooms: 825
  • 6 rooms: 548
  • 7 rooms: 238
  • 8 rooms: 137
  • 9+ rooms: 48
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Mason County, Washington
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 228
  • 1 bedroom: 1,054
  • 2 bedrooms: 4,719
  • 3 bedrooms: 7,278
  • 4 bedrooms: 1,396
  • 5+ bedrooms: 272
  • no bedroom: 169
  • 1 bedroom: 853
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,559
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,164
  • 4 bedrooms: 184
  • 5+ bedrooms: 36
Cars and other vehicles available in Mason County, Washington in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 408
  • 1 vehicle: 3,452
  • 2 vehicles: 6,892
  • 3 vehicles: 2,933
  • 4 vehicles: 874
  • 5+ vehicles: 388
  • no vehicle: 426
  • 1 vehicle: 1,636
  • 2 vehicles: 1,230
  • 3 vehicles: 395
  • 4 vehicles: 168
  • 5+ vehicles: 110

54% of Mason County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 38% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 72% lived in Washington.

Mason County:

54.4%
State average:

50.2%

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

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $98,900


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 3%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 3%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Mason County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (61.7%)
  • Wood (16.9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (10.0%)
  • Utility gas (6.6%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (3.2%)
  • Other fuel (1.3%)
  • Electricity (70.9%)
  • Wood (11.8%)
  • Utility gas (9.4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4.7%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2.0%)
  • Other fuel (0.7%)
  • No fuel used (0.5%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 308
Here:

5.5%
Washington:

9.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 110
Here:

3.8%
Washington:

7.0%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 174
Here:

12.7%
Washington:

15.7%

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 2006:

  • Construction - Parks and Recreation: $1,525,000
    Regular Highways: $1,163,000
    General - Other: $323,000
    Correctional Institutions: $23,000
    General Public Buildings: $23,000
    Central Staff Services: $17,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $16,000
    Police Protection: $10,000
    Solid Waste Management: $7,000
    Health - Other: $4,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $1,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $4,567,000
    Regular Highways: $4,237,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,432,000
    Correctional Institutions: $3,273,000
    Financial Administration: $2,993,000
    Solid Waste Management: $2,376,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,143,000
    Health - Other: $2,020,000
    Housing and Community Development: $1,649,000
    General - Other: $856,000
    Corrections - Other: $789,000
    General Public Buildings: $777,000
    Parks and Recreation: $660,000
    Sewerage: $451,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $147,000
    Water Utilities: $88,000
    Local Fire Protection: $17,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $300,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $2,942,000
    Sewerage: $368,000
    Central Staff Services: $231,000
    Water Utilities: $71,000
    Financial Administration: $33,000
    General - Other: $30,000
    Health - Other: $27,000
    Housing and Community Development: $27,000
    Correctional Institutions: $13,000
    Solid Waste Management: $3,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $17,554,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $4,000

Mason County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - All Other: $3,718,000
    Solid Waste Management: $2,485,000
    Sewerage: $650,000
    Parks and Recreation: $111,000
    Regular Highways: $31,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $531,000
    General Local Government Support: $33,000
    Natural Resources: $1,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $757,000
    Health and Hospitals: $158,000
    Education: $16,000
  • Miscellaneous - Sale of Property: $1,544,000
    Interest Earnings: $862,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $511,000
    Rents: $163,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $88,000
    Special Assessments: $15,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $8,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $137,000
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $3,162,000
    Highways: $2,862,000
    Health and Hospitals: $600,000
    General Local Government Support: $187,000
    Public Welfare: $10,000
  • Tax - Property: $15,611,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $4,514,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $2,241,000
    Other License: $1,748,000
    Severance: $889,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $329,000
    Other Selective Sales: $239,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $224,000
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $145,000
    Amusements Sales: $103,000

Mason County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $13,175,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,693,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $586,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $104,000

Mason County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,490,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $18,456,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $309,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

Mason County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1993
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Mason County Fatal accident statistics for 1994 - 2013
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Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Most common first names in Mason County, WA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Robert18071.1 years
John17176.8 years
William16273.8 years
Mary12579.0 years
George12176.1 years
James11774.8 years
Charles9776.5 years
Helen8781.3 years
Donald8569.9 years
Richard8467.7 years
Most common last names in Mason County, WA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith8873.5 years
Johnson8578.1 years
Anderson6675.0 years
Brown4578.0 years
Miller3673.9 years
Wilson3077.2 years
Nelson2877.4 years
White2875.4 years
Jones2575.0 years
Carlson2476.3 years
Businesses in Mason County, WA
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware2McDonald's3
Blockbuster1Pizza Hut1
Burger King1Rite Aid1
Curves1Safeway2
Dairy Queen1Starbucks3
Dennys1Subway4
Domino's Pizza1Super 81
FedEx4T-Mobile1
Ford1Taco Bell1
H&R Block2True Value1
Jack In The Box1U-Haul2
Kroger2UPS4
La-Z-Boy1Vons2
Lane Furniture1Walmart1
MasterBrand Cabinets3