Mason is a very small city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 2,139 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Mason is the 604th largest community in Texas.
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Mason is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 39.06% of the Mason workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Mason is a city of construction workers and builders, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Mason who work in management occupations (9.14%), farm management occupations (8.71%), and office and administrative support (7.83%).
Residents will find that the city is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Mason is worth considering.
Being a small city, Mason does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The education level of Mason citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 19.97% of adults 25 and older in Mason have a college degree.
The per capita income in Mason in 2010 was $21,577, which is middle income relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $86,308 for a family of four.
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. Mason also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 37.91% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Mason include English, Scottish, Irish, and Swedish.
Mason also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 15.84%.
The most common language spoken in Mason is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Vietnamese.