Mason is a very small town located in the state of New Hampshire. With a population of 1,402 people and just one neighborhood, Mason is the 146th largest community in New Hampshire.
Real Estate Prices
Housing costs in Mason are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in New Hampshire.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns, 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 town of professionals, sales and office workers and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Mason who work in management occupations (13.50%), sales jobs (12.17%) and healthcare (9.94%).
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.
Setting & Lifestyle
Because of many things, Mason is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Mason a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Mason has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Mason’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
One downside of living in Mason is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Mason, the average commute to work is 37.89 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
Mason is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.