Mason is a medium-sized city located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 33,870 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Mason is the 46th largest community in Ohio.
Mason real estate is some of the most expensive in Ohio, although Mason house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Mason is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 86.41% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Mason is a city of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Mason who work in management occupations (17.77%), sales jobs (11.28%), and office and administrative support (8.87%).
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: 9.54% 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.
Because of many things, Mason is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Mason really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Mason perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
If knowledge is power, Mason is a pretty powerful place. 59.22% of the adults in Mason have earned a 4-year college degree, masters degree, MD, law degree, or even PhD. Compare that to the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns.
The per capita income in Mason in 2018 was $51,873, which is wealthy relative to Ohio and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $207,492 for a family of four.
Mason is a very 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 Asian. Important ancestries of people in Mason include German, Irish, English, Italian, and European.
The most common language spoken in Mason is English. Other important languages spoken here include Langs. of India and Spanish.