|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Mason City is 27,138. Mason City, Iowa is the 1,436th largest city in the US.
Mason City is located entirely in Cerro Gordo County.
The peak population of Mason City was in 1990, when its population was 29,289. In 1990, Mason City was the 951st largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 1,436th largest city in the US. Mason City is currently 7.3% smaller than it was in 1990.
Mason City has shrunk 6.9% since the year 2000. Mason City, Iowa's growth is extremely below average. 92% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Mason City has a population density of 1,009.8 people per square mile.
|1433||Thomasville, North Carolina||27,203||10.9%|
|1434||Balch Springs, Texas||27,160||38.8%|
|1435||Lindenhurst, New York||27,138||-2.5%|
|1436||Mason City, Iowa||27,138||-6.9%|
|1437||Asheboro, North Carolina||27,124||22.1%|
|1438||West Linn, Oregon||27,103||20.7%|
|1439||Round Lake Beach, Illinois||27,081||3.5%|
The total voting age population of Mason City, Iowa, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 21,350. The voting age population is 48.1% male and 51.9% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 20.9% of the residents of Mason City are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Mason City are 93.2% White, 2.5% Two or more races, 2.4% Black, 0.7% Asian, 0.6% American Indian, 0.5% Other and 0.2% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander. Additionally, 6.3% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Mason City, 11.9% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 14.1%. On a per-household basis, 9.3% of families are below the poverty line in Mason City.
Among those aged 16 and older, 66.4% of Mason City residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 91.3% of Mason City residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 21.2% have a bachelor's degree and 7.2% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Mason City residents aged 5 and older, 4.2% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 2.7% of residents speak Spanish at home, 1.3% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.2% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Mason City is 5.1%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Mason City, 10.2% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Mason City is $50,397.
In Mason City, 64.3% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 35.7% of housing units in Mason City.
Of all the housing units in Mason City, 33.9% of them were build before 1940.
In Mason City, 7.3% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 1,000 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Mason City is $723.
In Mason City, 77.4% of households have an active broadband internet connection.