Mason County Profile

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The County Information Program, Texas Association of Counties

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POPULATION (Census Bureau)
County Population     «History»   «Group Quarters»  «Census 2020 Redistricting Data (county level only)»
Estimate 2022:3,982More data
Estimate 2021:3,929 
Census 2020:3,951More data
Census 2010:4,012More data
Census 2000:3,738More data
Population of the County Seat (Mason)
Census 2020:2,121 
Census 2010:2,114 
Census 2000:2,134 
POPULATION OF PLACES IN MASON COUNTY - 2022 Estimates (Census Bureau)
Note: City and town populations include only those parts of each place found within this county. Use our «Town & City Search» to find the total population of each place.
Mason city:2,145More data
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau)
Land Area:928.8More data
Water Area:3.4More data
Total Area:932.2More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2020:4.25More data
Urban and Rural Population of the County, 2010 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:0.00More data
Percent Rural:100.00More data
Ethnicity - 2021 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:25.5%More data
Race - 2021 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:96.1%More data
Percent African American Alone:1.1%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:0.8%More data
Percent Asian Alone:0.3%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.3%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:1.4%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2021 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:72.4%More data
Percent Not Hispanic African American Alone:0.5%More data
Age - 2021 (Census Bureau Estimates)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:19.3%More data
65 and Older:30.6%More data
85 and Older:3.2%More data
Median Age:50.8More data
Per Capita Income - 2021 (BEA):$57,094More data
Total Personal Income - 2021 (BEA):$225,120,000More data
Median Household Income - 2021 (Census Bureau):$56,690More data
Poverty - 2021 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:11.8%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:20.8%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2017-2021 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Percent high school graduate and higher, Age 25 and over:82.4% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher, Age 25 and over:34.9% 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2021:$37,896More data
Average Annual Pay - 2020:$36,305 
Average Annual Pay - 2019:$34,283 
Average Annual Pay - 2018:$34,243 
Average Annual Pay - 2017:$31,824 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2022:3.3More data
Unemployment Rate - 2021:4.8 
Unemployment Rate - 2020:5.6 
Unemployment Rate - 2019:3.2 
Unemployment Rate - 2018:3.1 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2021
Total County Tax Rate:     «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.610189More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$2,784,346,906More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$543,748,234More data
Total Actual Levy:$3,319,040More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2022:$N/AMore data
CY 2021:$N/A 
CY 2020:$N/A 
CY 2019:$N/A 
CY 2018:$N/A 
Centerline Miles - 2021
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:53.017More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:35.155More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:104.212More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:0.000More data
On-System Subtotal:192.384More data
City Streets:31.716More data
Certified County Roads:280.493More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:312.209More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:504.593More data
Lane Miles - 2021
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:138.768More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:73.770More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:208.424More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:0.000More data
On-System Subtotal:420.962More data
City Streets:63.432More data
Certified County Roads:560.986More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:624.418More data
County Total:1,045.380More data
County Business Patterns (Census Bureau):     «CBP 2021»
Gross Domestic Product (BEA):     «GDP 2021»
County Agricultural Profile (USDA):     «Census of Agriculture 2017»
State & County QuickFacts (Census Bureau):     «Mason County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Narrative Profiles»
County History (Handbook of Texas Online):     «Mason County History»
Texas Almanac (Texas State Historical Association):     «Mason County»

Special Districts in Mason County.
School Districts in Mason County.
History of City Tax Rates in Mason County.

Airports in Mason County.
Hospitals in Mason County.
Prisons in Mason County.