Mason City, IL Population

By | January 12, 2021

Population: 2,558. Estimated population in 2021: 2,473 (-3.3% change)
Males: 1,191 (46.6%), Females: 1,367 (53.4%)

Mason County

Zip code: 62664

Median resident age: 40.1 years
Median household income: $35,615
Median house value: $60,000

Races in Mason City:

  • White Non-Hispanic (98.9%)
  • Hispanic (0.6%)

Ancestries: German (31.0%), United States (13.6%), English (12.5%), Irish (11.2%), Dutch (2.6%), Swedish (2.4%).

Elevation: 575 feet

Land area: 1.0 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Mason City

  • High school or higher: 80.6%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 11.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.8%
  • Unemployed: 4.6%
  • Mean travel time to work: 27.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Mason City city

  • Never married: 22.3%
  • Now married: 55.8%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 12.6%
  • Divorced: 8.3%

0.5% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +109 (+4.5%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Mason City:

  • ABRAHAM LINCOLN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 24 miles; LINCOLN, IL)
  • HOPEDALE HOSPITAL (about 24 miles; HOPEDALE, IL)
  • PEKIN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 26 miles; PEKIN, IL)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Mason City:

  • CAPITAL (about 26 miles; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Abbreviation: SPI)
  • GREATER PEORIA REGIONAL (about 31 miles; PEORIA, IL; Abbreviation: PIA)
  • CENTRAL IL REGL ARPT AT BLOOMINGTON-NORMAL (about 58 miles; BLOOMINGTON/NORMAL, IL; Abbreviation: BMI)
Other public-use airports nearest to Mason City:

  • PEKIN MUNI (about 20 miles; PEKIN, IL; Abbreviation: C15)
  • MANITO MITCHELL (about 20 miles; MANITO, IL; Abbreviation: C45)
  • HAVANA REGIONAL (about 23 miles; HAVANA, IL; Abbreviation: 9I0)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Mason City:

  • LINCOLN LAND COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 32 miles; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Full-time enrollment: 3,756)
  • UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS AT SPRINGFIELD (about 32 miles; Springfield, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,357)
  • BRADLEY UNIVERSITY (about 35 miles; PEORIA, IL; Full-time enrollment: 5,262)
  • ILLINOIS CENTRAL COLLEGE (about 38 miles; EAST PEORIA, IL; Full-time enrollment: 6,404)
  • ILLINOIS STATE UNIVERSITY (about 53 miles; NORMAL, IL; Full-time enrollment: 18,785)
  • HEARTLAND COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 54 miles; Normal, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,390)
  • MILLIKIN UNIVERSITY (about 54 miles; DECATUR, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,274)
Public high school in Mason City:

  • ILLINI CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 296; Location: 208 N WEST AVE; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle school in Mason City:

  • ILLINI CENTRAL GRADE SCHOOL (Students: 436; Location: 208 N WEST AVE; Grades: PK – 05)

Libraries

Library in Mason City:

  • MASON CITY P.L.D. (Operating income: $911,883; Location: 820 WEST CHESTNUT; 19,403 books; 53 audio materials; 188 video materials; 52 serial subscriptions)

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