Mason, TN Population

By | June 29, 2019

Population: 1,089. Estimated population in 2021: 1,145 (+5.1% change)
Males: 800 (73.5%), Females: 289 (26.5%)

Tipton County

Zip code: 38049

Median resident age: 30.8 years
Median household income: $32,404
Median house value: $76,500

Races in Mason:

  • Black (51.5%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (38.8%)
  • Hispanic (5.2%)
  • American Indian (3.4%)
  • Two or more races (2.8%)
  • Other race (2.1%)
  • Other Asian (0.6%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (14.9%), Irish (9.5%), United States (5.4%), Norwegian (3.0%), English (2.2%), French (2.0%).

Elevation: 310 feet

Land area: 1.3 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Mason

  • High school or higher: 56.5%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 5.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.9%
  • Unemployed: 11.9%
  • Mean travel time to work: 36.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Mason town

  • Never married: 29.0%
  • Now married: 43.1%
  • Separated: 6.3%
  • Widowed: 8.2%
  • Divorced: 13.3%

1.9% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +749 (+220.3%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Mason:

  • BAPTIST MEMORIAL HOSPITAL TIPTON (about 13 miles; COVINGTON, TN)
  • METHODIST HEALTHCARE FAYETTE HOSPITAL (about 18 miles; SOMERVILLE, TN)
  • LAKESIDE BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SYSTEM (about 23 miles; MEMPHIS, TN)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Mason:

  • MILLINGTON MUNI (about 23 miles; MILLINGTON, TN; Abbreviation: NQA)
  • MEMPHIS INTL (about 40 miles; MEMPHIS, TN; Abbreviation: MEM)
  • MC KELLAR-SIPES REGIONAL (about 46 miles; JACKSON, TN; Abbreviation: MKL)
Other public-use airports nearest to Mason:

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Mason:

  • SOUTHWEST TENNESSEE COMMUNITY COLLEGE-MACON CAMPUS (about 27 miles; MEMPHIS, TN; Full-time enrollment: 6,979)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MEMPHIS (about 34 miles; MEMPHIS, TN; Full-time enrollment: 15,831)
  • SOUTHWEST TENNESSEE COMMUNITY COLLEGE-UNION CAMPUS (about 34 miles; MEMPHIS, TN; Full-time enrollment: 6,979)
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE HEALTH SCIENCE CENTER (about 34 miles; MEMPHIS, TN; Full-time enrollment: 2,019)
  • JACKSON STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 52 miles; JACKSON, TN; Full-time enrollment: 2,534)
  • UNION UNIVERSITY (about 55 miles; JACKSON, TN; Full-time enrollment: 2,144)
  • NORTHWEST MISSISSIPPI COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 62 miles; SENATOBIA, MS; Full-time enrollment: 3,842)
Public primary/middle school in Mason:

  • NORTHWEST ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 137; Location: 5245 HWY 70; Grades: PK – 06)

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