Mason, MI

Mason profile

Living in Mason

Mason is a somewhat small city located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 8,283 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Mason is the 143rd largest community in Michigan.

Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Mason is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Mason is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Mason who work in office and administrative support (16.20%), management occupations (9.76%), and teaching (8.83%).

Also of interest is that Mason has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

The overall education level of Mason citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 33.22% of adults in Mason have at least a bachelor's degree, and the average American community has 21.84%.

The per capita income in Mason in 2018 was $31,042, which is upper middle income relative to Michigan and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $124,168 for a family of four. However, Mason contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Mason is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Mason home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Mason residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Mason include German, Irish, English, Polish, and European.

The most common language spoken in Mason is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Polish.