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Mason City, Nebraska - Basic Facts

The Village of Mason City is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Custer County at latitude 41.2222 and longitude -99.2988. Custer County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 2,260 feet.

The formal official name is the Village of Mason City, but most people and references simply refer to it as Mason City, Nebraska.

The P1 Census Class Code for Mason City indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the Village of Mason City (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.47 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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Mason City, NE Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 173
Population in Households 173
Population in Familes 146
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 365
Diversity Index2 13


Total Households 77
Average Household Size 2.25
Family Households 54
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 93 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 65 (69.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 12 (12.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 16 (17.2%)
Median Home Value $118,182
Average Home Value $173,438


Median Household Income $51,593
Average Household Income $54,582
Per Capita Income $22,675
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.27% 0.12%
Households 0.62% 0.26%
Families 4.38% 0.37%
Median Household Income   1.8%
Per Capita Income   2.22%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Mason City, NE - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Mason City to the other 580 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Nebraska by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 371 36th
Population Density1 # 458 21st
Diversity Index2 # 223 62nd
Median Household Income # 237 59th
Per Capita Income # 418 28th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Nebraska Census Data Comparison Tool.