Mason County Demographics

2006 Demographics Mason County State
Total Population 15,834 12,850,443
Total Households 6,145 4,691,797
Female Population 8,044 6,531,721
   % Female 50.80% 50.80%
Male Population 7,790 6,318,722
   % Male 49.20% 49.20%
Population Density (per Sq. Mi.) 28.1 228.1
 
Age:  
Age 0 - 4 6.10% 7.00%
Age 5 - 14 12.40% 13.90%
Age 15 - 19 6.80% 7.10%
Age 20 - 24 6.60% 7.00%
Age 25 - 34 11.40% 13.90%
Age 35 - 44 12.80% 14.60%
Age 45 - 54 14.50% 14.20%
Age 55 - 64 11.80% 10.20%
Age 65 - 74 8.60% 6.20%
Age 75 - 84 6.20% 4.10%
Age 85 + 2.90% 1.90%
Median Age 40.6 35.8
 
Housing Units  
Total Housing Units 7,098 5,194,808
     Owner Occupied Housing Units 68.20% 63.40%
     Renter Occupied Housing Units 18.30% 27.00%
     Vacant Housing Units 13.40% 9.70%
 
Race and Ethnicity  
American Indian, Eskimo, Aleut 0.20% 0.16%
Asian 0.30% 4.37%
Black 0.10% 14.49%
Hawaiian/Pacific Islander 0.00% 0.00%
White 99.00% 75.42%
Other 0.10% 4.01%
Multi-Race 0.40% 1.54%
 
Hispanic Ethnicity 0.70% 14.80%
Not of Hispanic Ethnicity 99.40% 85.20%
 
Marital Status:  
Age 15 + Population 12,907 10,164,537
Divorced 9.10% 8.83%
Never Married 19.80% 28.57%
Now Married 60.70% 51.05%
Separated 2.70% 4.97%
Widowed 7.80% 6.58%
 
Educational Attainment:  
Total Population Age 25+ 10,788 8,360,492
Grade K - 8 6.20% 5.80%
Grade 9 - 12 12.00% 7.50%
High School Graduate 42.80% 28.50%
Associates Degree 6.00% 7.60%
Bachelor's Degree 8.20% 18.50%
Graduate Degree 3.80% 11.90%
Some College, No Degree 21.10% 20.20%
 
Household Income:  
Income $ 0 - $9,999 8.20%
Income $ 10,000 - $14,999 5.50% 12.00%
Income $ 15,000 - $24,999 14.20% 9.60%
Income $ 25,000 - $34,999 14.50% 10.30%
Income $ 35,000 - $49,999 18.20% 14.40%
Income $ 50,000 - $74,999 22.70% 20.20%
Income $ 75,000 - $99,999 9.50% 13.10%
Income $100,000 - $124,999 3.80% 12.60%
Income $125,000 - $149,999 1.50%
Income $150,000 + 2.00% 7.80%
 
Average Household Income $47,265 $69,533
Median Household Income $40,471 $53,861
Per Capita Income $18,975 $26,169
 
Vehicles Available:  
0 Vehicles Available 5.20% 8.35%
1 Vehicle Available 30.40% 30.38%
2+ Vehicles Available 64.40% 51.59%
Average Vehicles Per Household 1.9 1.8
Total Vehicles Available 11,913
 
Business and Employment:  
Number of Employees 3,853 5,771,487
Number of Establishments 612 504,483
 
   
 
2011 Demographics Mason County State
 
Total Population 15,674 13,192,696
Total Households 5,973 4,771,811
Female Population 7,935 6,685,096
   % Female 50.60% 50.70%
Male Population 7,739 6,507,600
   % Male 49.40% 49.30%
 
Age:  
Age 0 - 4 6.90% 6.90%
Age 5 - 14 11.70% 13.40%
Age 15 - 19 6.50% 6.90%
Age 20 - 24 6.70% 6.80%
Age 25 - 34 12.40% 13.40%
Age 35 - 44 11.20% 13.70%
Age 45 - 54 13.90% 14.30%
Age 55 - 64 12.80% 11.70%
Age 65 - 74 9.20% 7.20%
Age 75 - 84 6.00% 4.00%
Age 85 + 2.80% 1.80%
Median Age 40.4 36.9
 
Housing Units Trend  
Total Housing Units 7,109 5,439,966
     Owner Occupied Housing Units 67.50% 63.40%
     Renter Occupied Housing Units 16.50% 24.30%
     Vacant Housing Units 16.00% 12.30%
 
Race and Ethnicity  
American Indian, Eskimo, Aleut 0.10% 0.10%
Asian 0.30% 5.10%
Black 0.10% 14.00%
Hawaiian/Pacific Islander 0.00%
White 99.10% 76.60%
Other 0.10% 3.10%
Multi-Race 0.20% 1.10%
 
Hispanic Ethnicity 0.80% 16.60%
Not of Hispanic Ethnicity 99.20% 83.40%
 
Marital Status:  
Age 15 + Population 12,765 10,518,811
Divorced 9.10% 8.80%
Never Married 19.80% 28.30%
Now Married 60.70% 51.60%
Separated 2.70% 4.90%
Widowed 7.70% 6.50%
 
Educational Attainment:  
Total Population Age 25+ 10,700 8,709,935
Grade K - 9 5.60% 4.60%
Grade 9 - 12 10.40% 5.50%
High School Graduate 43.40% 28.80%
Associates Degree 6.40% 8.70%
Bachelor's Degree 8.70% 19.90%
Graduate Degree 4.30% 13.60%
Some College, No Degree 21.20% 19.00%
 
Household Income:  
Income $ 0 - $9,999 7.80%
Income $ 10,000 - $14,999 5.00% 11.00%
Income $ 15,000 - $24,999 13.20% 8.80%
Income $ 25,000 - $34,999 14.30% 9.90%
Income $ 35,000 - $49,999 17.10% 12.80%
Income $ 50,000 - $74,999 21.80% 19.00%
Income $ 75,000 - $99,999 11.50% 13.90%
Income $100,000 - $124,999 4.80%
Income $125,000 - $149,999 1.90% 14.50%
Income $150,000 + 2.80% 10.10%
 
Average Household Income $50,683 $75,197
Median Household Income $44,000 $59,034
Per Capita Income $19,988 $28,008
 
Vehicles Available  
0 Vehicles Available 4.90% 7.60%
1 Vehicle Available 29.90% 32.20%
2+ Vehicles Available 65.30% 60.20%
Average Vehicles Per Household 1.9 1.9
Total Vehicles Available 11,777
 
   
 
2000 Census Demographics Mason County State
 
Total Population 16,038 12,419,293
Total Households 6,389 4,591,779
Female Population 8,179 6,338,957
   % Female 51.00% 51.00%
Male Population 7,859 6,080,336
   % Male 49.00% 49.00%
 
Age:  
Age 0 - 4 5.70% 7.10%
Age 5 - 14 14.30% 14.80%
Age 15 - 19 7.00% 7.20%
Age 20 - 24 5.10% 6.90%
Age 25 - 34 11.30% 14.60%
Age 35 - 44 15.00% 16.00%
Age 45 - 54 13.70% 13.10%
Age 55 - 64 10.50% 8.40%
Age 65 - 74 8.40% 6.20%
Age 75 - 84 6.40% 4.30%
Age 85 + 2.40% 1.50%
 
Median Age 39.5 34.7
 
Housing Units Trend  
Total Housing Units 7,033 4,885,615
     Owner Occupied Housing Units 69.70% 63.20%
     Renter Occupied Housing Units 21.10% 30.80%
     Vacant Housing Units 9.20% 6.00%
 
Race and Ethnicity  
American Indian, Eskimo, Aleut 0.30% 0.30%
Asian, and Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 0.20% 3.40%
Black 0.10% 15.10%
White 98.80% 73.50%
Other 0.10% 5.80%
Two or More Races 0.50% 1.90%
 
Hispanic Ethnicity 0.50% 12.30%
Not of Hispanic Ethnicity 99.50% 87.70%
 
Marital Status:  
Age 15 + Population 12,836 9,707,789
Divorced 9.10% 8.90%
Never Married 19.80% 28.90%
Now Married 60.60% 50.30%
Separated 2.70% 5.10%
Widowed 7.90% 6.70%
 
Educational Attainment:  
Total Population Age 25+ 10,887 7,962,944
Grade K - 9 6.30% 6.20%
Grade 9 - 11, No diploma 13.30% 11.10%
High School Graduate 42.10% 27.70%
Associates Degree 5.70% 6.10%
Bachelor's Degree 7.80% 16.50%
Graduate Degree 3.40% 9.50%
Some College, No Degree 20.80% 21.60%
No Schooling Completed 0.50% 1.30%
 
Public School Enrollment 95.60%
Private School Enrollment 4.40%
 
Household Income:  
Income $ 0 - $9,999 8.80%
Income $ 10,000 - $14,999 6.50% 13.80%
Income $ 15,000 - $24,999 16.40% 11.30%
Income $ 25,000 - $34,999 15.90% 11.90%
Income $ 35,000 - $49,999 19.40% 16.20%
Income $ 50,000 - $74,999 21.50% 20.80%
Income $ 75,000 - $99,999 7.00% 11.60%
Income $100,000 - $124,999 2.10%
Income $125,000 - $149,999 1.10% 9.00%
Income $150,000 - $199,999 0.50% 5.40%
Income $200,000 or More 0.70%
 
Average Household Income $43,167 $61,544
Median Household Income $36,439 $46,699
Per Capita Income $17,196 $22,755
 
 
Vehicles Available  
0 Vehicles Available 5.70% 11.80%
1 Vehicle Available 30.70% 35.40%
2 Vehicles Available 40.30%
3+ Vehicles Available 23.30% 52.80%
Average Vehicles Per Household 1.7 1.5
Total Vehicles Available 12,108
 
Blue Collar Occupations 3,646 2,230,563
White Collar Occupations 3,423 3,603,003
% Blue Collar Workers 51.60% 38.20%
% White Collar Workers 48.40% 61.80%
 
   
 
1990 Demographics Mason County State
 
Total Population 16,269 11,430,597
Total Households 6,342 4,202,247
Female Population 8,347 5,878,348
   % Female 51.30% 51.40%
Male Population 7,922 5,552,249
  % Male 48.70% 48.60%
 
Age:  
Total Population 16,269 11,430,597
Age 0 - 4 6.60% 7.40%
Age 5 - 14 15.00% 14.30%
Age 15 - 19 7.00% 7.20%
Age 20 - 24 5.50% 7.50%
Age 25 - 34 13.90% 17.40%
Age 35 - 44 13.90% 14.90%
Age 45 - 54 11.00% 10.20%
Age 55 - 64 9.70% 8.50%
Age 65 - 74 9.60% 7.20%
Age 75 - 84 6.00% 4.10%
Age 85 + 1.90% 1.30%
Median Age 36.5 32.8
 
Housing Units  
Total Housing Units 7,685 4,506,271
     Owner Occupied Housing Units 60.90% 59.90%
     Renter Occupied Housing Units 21.60% 33.40%
     Vacant Housing Units 17.50% 6.80%
 
Race and Ethnicity  
American Indian, Eskimo, Aleut 0.20% 0.20%
Asian 0.20% 2.50%
Black 0.10% 14.80%
White 99.50% 78.30%
Other 0.10% 4.20%
 
Hispanic Ethnicity 0.40% 7.90%
Not of Hispanic Ethnicity 99.60% 92.10%
 
Educational Attainment:  
Total Population Age 25+ 10,734 7,271,318
Grade K - 9 12.90% 10.30%
Grade 9 - 12 14.90% 13.50%
High School Graduate 43.60% 30.00%
Associates Degree 4.70% 5.80%
Bachelor's Degree 5.80% 13.60%
Graduate Degree 2.90% 7.50%
Some College, No Degree 15.20% 19.40%
 
 
1990 Household Income:  
Income $ 0 - $9,999 18.50%
Income $ 10,000 - $19,999 25.10% 22.00%
Income $ 20,000 - $29,999 18.60% 16.20%
Income $ 30,000 - $39,999 15.60% 15.50%
Income $ 40,000 - $49,999 9.00% 19.10%
Income $ 50,000 - $59,999 6.80%
Income $ 60,000 - $74,999 3.50% 16.70%
Income $ 75,000 - $99,999 1.90% 5.60%
Income $100,000 - $124,999 0.30%
Income $125,000 - $149,999 0.10% 3.10%
Income $150,000 + 0.30% 1.80%
 
Average Household Income $28,143 $40,895
Median Household Income $22,380 $32,280
Per Capita Income $11,016 $15,174
 
Vehicles Available  
0 Vehicles Available 4.90% 13.10%
1 Vehicle Available 32.30% 33.00%
2+ Vehicles Available 62.80% 53.90%
Average Vehicles Per Household 1.8 1.6
Total Vehicles Available 11,519
 
   
 
Population Trend Mason County State
   
 
 
1990 16,269 11,430,597
2000 16,038 12,419,293
   Change 1990 to 2000 -1.40% 8.70%
2006 15,834 12,850,443
2011 15,674 13,192,696
   Change 2006 to 2011 -1.00% 2.70%
 
Household Trend  
1990 6,342 4,202,247
2000 6,389 4,591,779
   Change 1990 to 2000 0.70% 9.30%
2006 6,145 4,691,797
2011 5,973 4,771,811
   Change 2006 to 2011 -2.80% 1.70%
 
Average Household Size Trend  
1990 2.54 2.72
2000 2.48 2.7
2006 2.54 2.74
2011 2.59 2.77
 
Median Age Trend  
1990 37 32.8
2000 40 34.7
   Change 1990 to 2000 8.40% 5.80%
2006 41 35.8
2011 40 36.9
   Change 2006 to 2011 -0.50% 3.00%
 
Housing Units Trend  
 
Total Housing Units  
   Change 1990 to 2000 -8.50% 8.40%
   Change 2006 to 2011 0.20% 4.70%
Owner Occupied Housing Units  
   Change 1990 to 2000 4.80% 14.40%
   Change 2006 to 2011 -1.00% 4.80%
Renter Occupied Housing Units  
   Change 1990 to 2000 -10.70% 0.00%
   Change 2006 to 2011 -9.70% -5.60%
Vacant Housing Units  
   Change 1990 to 2000 -52.00% -3.40%
   Change 2006 to 2011 19.20% 32.80%
 
Race and Ethnicity Trend  
 
American Indian, Eskimo, Aleut  
   Change 1990 to 2000 55.60% 42.10%
   Change 2006 to 2011 -30.80% -30.50%
Asian or Pacific Islander  
   Change 1990 to 2000 -13.20% 50.10%
   Change 2006 to 2011 16.30% 19.50%
Black  
   Change 1990 to 2000 137.50% 10.80%
   Change 2006 to 2011 4.80% -1.20%
White  
   Change 1990 to 2000 -2.00% 1.90%
   Change 2006 to 2011 -0.90% 4.30%
Other  
   Change 1990 to 2000 -6.30% 51.80%
   Change 2006 to 2011 100.00% -19.70%
Hispanic Ethnicity  
   Change 1990 to 2000 35.60% 69.20%
   Change 2006 to 2011 22.30% 15.30%
Not of Hispanic Ethnicity  
   Change 1990 to 2000 -1.60% 3.40%
   Change 2006 to 2011 -1.20% 0.50%