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Mason, Tennessee - Basic Facts

The Town of Mason had a population of 1,636 as of July 1, 2016. Mason ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Tennessee. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Mason is located at latitude 35.4124 and longitude -89.5434 in Tipton County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Mason (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.12 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Tipton County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 312 feet.

The Town of Mason (GNIS ID: 2406106) 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.

The Town of Mason is located within Commissioner District 7, a minor civil division (MCD) of Tipton County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Mason population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Mason: Masons Station.


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Mason, TN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 1,636
Population in Households 1,267
Population in Familes 1,097
Population in Group Qrtrs 369
Population Density1 773
Diversity Index2 64
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 346
Average Household Size 3.66
Family Households 264
Average Family Size 4

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 388 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 230 (59.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 116 (29.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 42 (10.8%)
Median Home Value $90,625
Average Home Value $151,082
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $35,405
Average Household Income $49,382
Per Capita Income $20,109
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.24% 0.22%
Households 0.09% 0.17%
Families 0.0% 0.0%
Median Household Income   -0.68%
Per Capita Income   0.36%
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, TN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Mason to the other 427 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Tennessee by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 220 49th
Population Density1 # 133 69th
Diversity Index2 # 7 99th
Median Household Income # 270 37th
Per Capita Income # 240 44th

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