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Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Mason is 854. Mason, West Virginia is the 10,906th largest city in the US.
The peak population of Mason was in 2000, when its population was 1,070. In 2000, Mason was the 9,888th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 10,906th largest city in the US. Mason is currently 20.2% smaller than it was in 2000.
Mason has shrunk 20.1% since the year 2000. Mason, West Virginia's growth is extremely below average. 90% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
|10902||Battle Lake, Minnesota||854||13.4%|
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|10910||Belmont, New York||853||-10.1%|
The total voting age population of Mason, West Virginia, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 692. The voting age population is 39.2% male and 60.8% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 30.8% of the residents of Mason are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Mason are 100.0% White.
In Mason, 26.4% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 28.1%. On a per-household basis, 30.0% of families are below the poverty line in Mason.
Among those aged 16 and older, 42.5% of Mason residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 82.1% of Mason residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 7.7% have a bachelor's degree and 0.0% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Mason residents aged 5 and older, 0.0% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 0.0% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.0% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Mason is 8.0%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Mason, 11.9% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Mason is $27,383.
In Mason, 83.9% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 16.1% of housing units in Mason.
Of all the housing units in Mason, 21.7% of them were build before 1940.
In Mason, 11.8% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Mason is $674.
In Mason, 71.3% of households have an active broadband internet connection.