Mason City SnackAbility

8
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
6
Affordability
8.5
Diversity
6
Safety
6
Amenities
8
Education
8
Commute
9.5

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Mason City, Iowa Info Snack

Mason City is a city in and the county seat of Cerro Gordo County, Iowa, United States. The population was 28,079 in the 2010 census, a decline from 29,172 in the 2000 census. The Mason City Micropolitan Statistical Area includes all of Cerro Gordo and Worth counties. It is commonly referred to as the "River City", as the city grew up centered on the Winnebago River.
Population
27,453
Unemployment
5.0%
Poverty
12.8%
Median Home
$108,700
Median Income
$47,273
Median Rent
$681

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Population over time in Mason City

Year Population % Change
2017 27,453 -0.3%
2016 27,546 -0.4%
2015 27,643 -0.5%
2014 27,775 -0.5%
2013 27,921 -0.3%
2012 28,012 -0.2%
2011 28,076 -0.2%
2010 28,125 -

Crime in Mason City Per 100k

Crime Mason City IA USA
Violent Crime 157.4 293.4 382.9
Murder 11.0 3.3 5.3
Robbery 40.3 39.8 98.0
Aggravated Assault 73.2 211.0 248.9
Property Crime 3051.9 2125.3 2362.0
Burglary 717.2 479.3 430.4
Larceny 2199.3 1468.6 1694.0
Car Theft 135.4 177.4 237.4

Race / Ethnicity in Mason City

White
89.5% (24,572)
African American
2.1% (590)
American Indian
0.3% (91)
Asian
1.2% (317)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
1.2% (333)
Hispanic
5.6% (1,550)
Race Mason City IA USA
White 89.5% 86.5% 61.5%
African American 2.1% 3.3% 12.3%
American Indian 0.3% 0.3% 0.7%
Asian 1.2% 2.3% 5.3%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Two Or More 1.2% 1.7% 2.3%
Hispanic 5.6% 5.7% 17.6%

Household Income For Mason City, Iowa

Less than $10,000
7.7% (211,388)
$10,000 to $14,999
6.3% (172,953)
$15,000 to $24,999
10.3% (282,765)
$25,000 to $34,999
10.8% (296,492)
$35,000 to $49,999
18.0% (494,154)
$50,000 to $74,999
19.5% (535,333)
$75,000 to $99,999
11.5% (315,709)
$100,000 to $149,999
10.0% (274,530)
$150,000 to $199,999
2.8% (76,868)
$200,000 or more
3.1% (85,104)
Income Mason City IA USA
Less than $10,000 7.7% 5.7% 6.7%
$10,000 to $14,999 6.3% 4.6% 4.9%
$15,000 to $24,999 10.3% 9.9% 9.8%
$25,000 to $34,999 10.8% 9.9% 9.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 18.0% 14.0% 13.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 19.5% 19.6% 17.7%
$75,000 to $99,999 11.5% 14.0% 12.3%
$100,000 to $149,999 10.0% 13.9% 14.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 2.8% 4.5% 5.8%
$200,000 or more 3.1% 3.8% 6.3%

Gender in Mason City

Female
51.9% (14,256)
Male
48.1% (13,196)
Gender Mason City IA USA
Female 51.9% 50.4% 50.8%
Male 48.1% 49.6% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Mason City for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
2.3% (640)
9-12th Grade
5.3% (1,463)
High School / GED
30.8% (8,447)
Some College
25.0% (6,858)
Associate's Degree
15.6% (4,288)
Bachelor's Degree
14.7% (4,023)
Master's Degree
4.5% (1,245)
Professional Degree
1.2% (337)
Doctorate Degree
0.5% (147)
Education Mason City IA USA
< 9th Grade 2.3% 3.2% 8.8%
9-12th Grade 5.3% 5.0% 7.2%
High School / GED 30.8% 31.5% 27.3%
Some College 25.0% 21.3% 20.8%
Associate's Degree 15.6% 11.3% 8.3%
Bachelor's Degree 14.7% 18.7% 19.1%
Master's Degree 4.5% 6.2% 8.4%
Professional Degree 1.2% 1.6% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.5% 1.2% 1.4%

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