Mason, MI
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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 137th largest community in Michigan.

Mason real estate is some of the most expensive in Michigan, although Mason house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

Unlike some cities, Mason isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Mason are a mix 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 management occupations (14.72%), office and administrative support (13.22%), and sales jobs (9.36%).

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.

Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 7.27% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

The education level of Mason citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 32.53% of adults in Mason have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Mason in 2018 was $32,558, which is upper middle income relative to Michigan and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $130,232 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 Scottish.

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