Mason City, Cerro Gordo County, Iowa

Mason City: City in Cerro Gordo County, Iowa

About

Mason City is a city located in the county of Cerro Gordo in the U.S. state of Iowa. Its population at the 2010 census was 28,079 and a population density of 386 people per km². After 9 years in 2019 city had an estimated population of 26,931 inhabitants.

Quick Facts about Mason City

Population : 26,931 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : Iowa (United States)
County : Cerro Gordo County
Postal code : 50401
Phone Area Codes : 641
Area : 72.76 km2
Altitude : 1,129 feet / 344 meters
Capital city : Mason City is capital of Cerro Gordo County
Time Zone : Central Time Zone
Local time : 17:09:01 (12th August 2022)
Density : 370 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : -4.26% (2010-2019)
Mason City locator map
Location of Mason City on Iowa map.
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MC building
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Geography

Mason City is located at 43°9'13"N 93°12'4"W (43.1535700, -93.2010400).

Mason City map

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Mason City decreased by 4.26% in 9 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 28,079 - census
2011 27,947 -0.47% estimation process
2012 27,750 -0.71% estimation process
2013 27,664 -0.31% estimation process
2014 27,416 -0.9% estimation process
2015 27,311 -0.38% estimation process
2016 27,401 0.33% estimation process
2017 27,339 -0.23% estimation process
2018 27,067 -1% estimation process
2019 26,931 -0.5% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 110,417
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 115,150
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : -4.1%
April 1, 2020 Population : 113,150
April 1, 2010 Population : 115,007
People under 5 years old, percentage : 7.6%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 24.1%
People over 65 (%) : 15.3%
Female persons, % : 52.0%
White only, percent : 60.1%
Black or African American alone, percent : 27.1%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.3%
Asians alone % : 6.1%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.0%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 4.3%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 6.3%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 56.6%
2015-2019 Veterans : 5,650
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 7.6%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 55.9%

Mason City zip code is 50401. County name: Cerro Gordo, County fips: 19033

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Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 55.9%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $125,700
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,251
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $539
2015-2019 median gross rent : $806
2015-2019 Households : 46,123
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.37
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 84.7%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 11.6%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 86.0%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 75.7%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 89.4%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 34.9%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 8.8%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 6.7%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 60.8%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 57.3%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 294,420
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 2,583,302
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 3,634,383
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 1,927,703
2012 total retail sales per capita : $16,663
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 17.0
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $51,771
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $31,497
Percentage of people living in poverty : 19.7%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 8,053
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 4,332
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 2,741
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,856
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 5,602
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 807
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 6,573
2010 population per square mile : 2,395.6
2010 land area in square miles : 48.01

People born in Mason City (44)

People born in Mason City, including author and Romani rights activist Paul Polansky, basketball player Jeff Horner, flautist, composer, conductor, musical arranger, bandleader and playwright Meredith Willson, .

List

  • Kevin Dean (American musician) he was born in 01/01/1954
  • Jack Jenney (American jazz trombonist) he was born in 12/05/1910
  • Ralph Senensky (American writer) he was born in 01/05/1923
  • Chad Wicks (American professional wrestler) he was born in 06/03/1978
  • Tanna Frederick (American actress) she was born in 11/08/1979
  • Amanda Ragan (Iowa politician) she was born in 20/09/1954
  • Bill Woodhouse (American sprinter) he was born in 11/12/1936
  • Dave Green (American football player) he was born in 21/09/1949
  • Don Eddy (baseball player) he was born in 26/10/1946
  • Hanford MacNider (US diplomat and general) he was born in 02/10/1889
  • James J. Montague (American writer) he was born in 16/04/1873
  • Joe Lillard (Player of American football (1905-1978)) he was born in 15/06/1905
  • Lester Belding (American football player and coach (1900-1965)) he was born in 05/12/1900
  • Linda Upmeyer (American politician) she was born in 31/07/1952
  • May Hill Arbuthnot (American educator and writer) she was born in 27/08/1884
  • Merlin Bartz (American politician) he was born in 16/03/1961
  • Mike Banks (American football player) he was born in 05/11/1979
  • Roberto Garcia Lachner (American triathlete) he was born in 01/02/1977

Schools in Mason City

College & universities near Mason City, IA

Code Name City ZIP
153773 La James College of Hairstyling and Cosmetology Mason City (IA) 50401-3308

Post offices near Mason City

Post Office Name City ZIP
Mason City Post Office Mason City (IA) 50401

Other places with the same name (3)

Other cities in Cerro Gordo County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Cerro Gordo County , IA.

City Name Population Title
Clear Lake 7,517 City in Iowa, United States
Rockwell 979 City in Cerrro Gordo County, Iowa, United States
Ventura 706 Human settlement in Cerro Gordo County, Iowa, United States of America
Thornton 401 Human settlement in Cerro Gordo County, Iowa, United States of America
Meservey 237 Human settlement in Cerro Gordo County, Iowa, United States of America
Swaledale 157 City in Iowa, USA
Rock Falls 146 City in Cerro Gordo County, Iowa, United States
Dougherty 56 Township in Cerro Gordo County, Iowa

Distance to Other Cities

Mason City distances to largest Iowa cities