Mason, IL Population

By | January 12, 2021

Population: 396. Estimated population in 2021: 400 (+1.0% change)
Males: 215 (54.3%), Females: 181 (45.7%)

Zip code: 62443

Median resident age: 35.3 years
Median household income: $40,441
Median house value: $39,000

Races in Mason:

  • White Non-Hispanic (97.0%)
  • Hispanic (2.3%)
  • Other race (0.8%)
  • Two or more races (0.8%)
  • American Indian (0.5%)

Ancestries: German (34.3%), English (13.6%), United States (6.3%), Irish (4.8%), Italian (4.0%), Dutch (1.5%).

Land area: 1.1 square miles

 

Population

For population 25 years and over in Mason

  • High school or higher: 70.9%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 4.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.7%
  • Unemployed: 6.1%
  • Mean travel time to work: 25.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Mason town

  • Never married: 19.6%
  • Now married: 59.2%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 6.4%
  • Divorced: 14.7%

0.0% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +8 (+2.1%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Mason:

  • ST ANTHONYS MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 13 miles; EFFINGHAM, IL)
  • CLAY COUNTY HOSPITAL (about 22 miles; FLORA, IL)
  • SALEM TOWNSHIP HOSPITAL (about 32 miles; SALEM, IL)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Mason:

  • COLES COUNTY MEMORIAL (about 44 miles; MATTOON/CHARLESTON, IL; Abbreviation: MTO)
  • MOUNT VERNON (about 47 miles; MOUNT VERNON, IL; Abbreviation: MVN)
  • DECATUR (about 63 miles; DECATUR, IL; Abbreviation: DEC)
Other public-use airports nearest to Mason:

  • PERCIVAL SPRINGS (about 8 miles; WATSON, IL; Abbreviation: 2T2)
  • EFFINGHAM COUNTY MEMORIAL (about 11 miles; EFFINGHAM, IL; Abbreviation: 1H2)
  • FLORA MUNI (about 25 miles; FLORA, IL; Abbreviation: FOA)
Amtrak station near Mason:

  • 13 miles: EFFINGHAM (S. BANKERS ST.). Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Mason:

  • LAKE LAND COLLEGE (about 40 miles; MATTOON, IL; Full-time enrollment: 3,666)
  • EASTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY (about 49 miles; CHARLESTON, IL; Full-time enrollment: 9,582)
  • MILLIKIN UNIVERSITY (about 67 miles; DECATUR, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,274)
  • VINCENNES UNIVERSITY (about 80 miles; VINCENNES, IN; Full-time enrollment: 6,201)
  • PARKLAND COLLEGE (about 84 miles; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Full-time enrollment: 5,186)
  • UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS AT URBANA-CHAMPAIGN (about 85 miles; Champaign, IL; Full-time enrollment: 36,284)
  • LINCOLN LAND COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 88 miles; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Full-time enrollment: 3,756)
Public high school in Mason:

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

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

Libraries

Library in Mason:

  • 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)

Nearby Cities