Mason is a somewhat small city located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 8,458 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Mason is the 143rd largest community in Michigan.
Mason is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 86.01% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. 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 (16.06%), teaching (8.64%), and management occupations (8.64%).
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 substantially better educated than the typical community in the nation, which has 21.84% of the adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree: 31.14% of adults in Mason have a college degree.
The per capita income in Mason in 2010 was $27,600, which is upper middle income relative to Michigan and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $110,400 for a family of four. However, Mason contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
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 Italian.
The most common language spoken in Mason is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Spanish.