Mason City, NE Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Mason City, Nebraska - Basic Facts

The Village of Mason City had a population of 173 as of July 1, 2015. Mason City ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Nebraska. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Mason City is located at latitude 41.2222 and longitude -99.2988 in Custer County. 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. Custer County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 2,260 feet.

The Village of Mason City has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Mason City population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Village of Mason City, NE Boundary Map

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Mason City, NE Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 173
Population in Households 173
Population in Familes 145
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 365
Diversity Index2 17
 

HOUSEHOLDS

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

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 96 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 64 (66.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 13 (13.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 19 (19.8%)
Median Home Value $129,167
Average Home Value $196,970
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $44,912
Average Household Income $49,674
Per Capita Income $20,113
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.22% -0.12%
Households 0.5% 0.26%
Families 3.53% 0.0%
Median Household Income   3.3%
Per Capita Income   2.49%
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.

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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, 2015 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 # 370 36th
Population Density1 # 457 21st
Diversity Index2 # 162 72nd
Median Household Income # 370 36th
Per Capita Income # 532 8th

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