Mason is a somewhat small city located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 8,427 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Mason is the 143rd largest community in Michigan.
Mason is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Mason is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Mason who work in office and administrative support (20.57%), teaching (8.86%), and management occupations (6.05%).
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.
In terms of college education, Mason is somewhat better educated than the 21.84% who have a 4-year degree or higher in the typical US community: 27.72% of adults 25 and older in the city have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Mason in 2010 was $24,355, which is upper middle income relative to Michigan, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $97,420 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 Irish, English, French , and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Mason is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.