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Demographics Analysis

The people of Mason Town, Illinois give the community character. This place is unique because of factors such as population size / density, ethnic background, ratio of males to females, and average age.

Population By Sex By Age
(Mason Town, Illinois)

Male:

Under 5 years : 35

5 to 9 years : 18

10 to 14 years : 10

15 to 17 years : 6

18 and 19 years : 2

20 years : 0

21 years : 2

22 to 24 years : 9

25 to 29 years : 3

30 to 34 years : 22

35 to 39 years : 24

40 to 44 years : 9

45 to 49 years : 12

50 to 54 years : 13

55 to 59 years : 15

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 16

65 and 66 years : 3

67 to 69 years : 4

70 to 74 years : 0

75 to 79 years : 10

80 to 84 years : 0

85 years and over : 0

Female:

Under 5 years : 3

5 to 9 years : 13

10 to 14 years : 36

15 to 17 years : 11

18 and 19 years : 5

20 years : 5

21 years : 3

22 to 24 years : 3

25 to 29 years : 3

30 to 34 years : 18

35 to 39 years : 15

40 to 44 years : 19

45 to 49 years : 11

50 to 54 years : 4

55 to 59 years : 21

60 and 61 years : 4

62 to 64 years : 6

65 and 66 years : 4

67 to 69 years : 2

70 to 74 years : 7

75 to 79 years : 21

80 to 84 years : 2

85 years and over : 5


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Mason Town, Illinois)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 172

Multiple ancestry : 58

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 14

Ancestry not reported : 190


(updated 2009)



Population By Citizen Status In The United States
(Mason Town, Illinois)

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 432

U.S. citizen, born in Puerto Rico or U.S. Island Areas : 0

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 2

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 0

Not a U.S. citizen : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Mason Town, Illinois)

Total:

Under 5 years : 38

5 to 17 years : 94

18 to 24 years : 29

25 to 34 years : 46

35 to 44 years : 67

45 to 54 years : 40

55 to 59 years : 36

60 and 61 years : 4

62 to 64 years : 22

65 to 74 years : 20

75 years and over : 38

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 38

5 to 17 years : 80

18 to 24 years : 29

25 to 34 years : 39

35 to 44 years : 61

45 to 54 years : 34

55 to 59 years : 29

60 and 61 years : 4

62 to 64 years : 22

65 to 74 years : 20

75 years and over : 26

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 14

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 7

35 to 44 years : 6

45 to 54 years : 4

55 to 59 years : 7

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 12

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 0

45 to 54 years : 2

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 0

Foreign born:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 0

45 to 54 years : 0

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Mason Town, Illinois)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 182

Female : 200

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 31

Female : 19

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 0

Female : 2

Foreign born:

Male : 0

Female : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Mason Town, Illinois)

Born in state of residence : 382

Born in other state in the United States : 50

Native: born outside the United States : 2

Foreign born : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Marital Status
(Mason Town, Illinois)

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 53

Now married, except separated : 171

Divorced : 35

Separated : 3

Widowed : 15

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 4

Now married, except separated : 14

Divorced : 10

Separated : 0

Widowed : 12

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 2

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 0

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0


(updated 2009)



Language Spoken At Home By Ability To Speak English (Population Of 5 Years and Older)
(Mason Town, Illinois)

Speak only English : 396


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Mason Town, Illinois

  • German: 136   (43.5%)
  • English: 54   (17.3%)
  • Other Groups: 39   (12.5%)
  • United States Or American: 25   (8.0%)
  • Irish: 19   (6.1%)
  • Italian: 16   (5.1%)
  • Dutch: 6   (1.9%)
  • Polish: 5   (1.6%)
  • Scottish: 5   (1.6%)
  • French (except Basque): 4   (1.3%)
  • Scotch-irish: 2   (0.6%)
  • Swedish: 2   (0.6%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Mason Town, Illinois is 434



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Mason Town, Illinois: 213
Female Population in Mason Town, Illinois: 221


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Mason Town, Illinois: 33.9
Median Female Resident Age in Mason Town, Illinois: 39.1


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Illinois is 37


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Mason Town, Illinois


White


Both sexes

40.3

Male

38.7

Female

42.4

Black or African American


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

63.0

Male

63.5

Female

62.5

Asian


Both sexes

42.5

Male

0.0

Female

42.5

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

Other


Both sexes

22.5

Male

16.5

Female

28.5

Two or More Races


Both sexes

13.5

Male

13.5

Female

20.0

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

16.5

Male

16.5

Female

15.5

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

40.3

Male

38.7

Female

42.4


(updated 2010)



Races in Mason Town, Illinois


  • White: 434
  • African American: 0
  • American Indian: 0
  • Asian: 0
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 0
  • Two or More Races: 0



(updated 2013)



The population density in Mason Town, Illinois is 268 people per square mile.


(updated 2010)



Foreign Born Residents in Mason Town, Illinois

Mason Town: 0
         Asia: 0.0%
         Europe: 0.0%
         Latin America: 0.0%

Illinois: 1,529,058
         Asia: 23.5%
         Europe: 25.5%
         Latin America: 47.8%


(updated 2010)



The daytime population change in Mason Town, Illinois due to commuting is -186 (-53.9%).


(updated 2010)



Marriage Population in Mason Town, Illinois

Male:

 

Never Married

11.66%

Now Married:

 

Married, Spouse Present

28.53%

Married, Spouse Absent:

 

Separated

0.0%

Other

0.61%

Widowed

0.31%

Divorced

9.51%

Female:

 

Never Married

7.98%

Now Married:

 

Married, Spouse Present

29.45%

Married, Spouse Absent:

 

Separated

0.0%

Other

0.61%

Widowed

6.13%

Divorced

5.21%

(updated 2010)



Urban/Rural Population in Mason Town, Illinois

Urban:

 

Inside Urbanized Areas

0.0%

Inside Urban Clusters

0.0%

Rural:

 

Farm

1.64%

Nonfarm

98.36%

(updated 2010)



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Education Analysis

The amount of education a person receives can deeply affect their lives. The amount of education Mason Town, Illinois citizens receive, averaged as group, may also affect the community.

Education Level of Population 25 Years and Over in Mason Town, Illinois

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 2   (1.52%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 9   (6.82%)
  • 9th Grade: 2   (1.52%)
  • 10th Grade: 15   (11.36%)
  • 11th Grade: 2   (1.52%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 6   (4.55%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 70   (53.03%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 4   (3.03%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 6   (4.55%)
  • Associate Degree: 6   (4.55%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 8   (6.06%)
  • Master's Degree: 2   (1.52%)
  • Professional School Degree: 0   (0%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 0   (0%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 15   (11.03%)
  • 9th Grade: 10   (7.35%)
  • 10th Grade: 5   (3.68%)
  • 11th Grade: 10   (7.35%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 2   (1.47%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 56   (41.18%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 20   (14.71%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 7   (5.15%)
  • Associate Degree: 9   (6.62%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 2   (1.47%)
  • Master's Degree: 0   (0%)
  • Professional School Degree: 0   (0%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)


(updated 2010)



School Enrollment in Mason Town, Illinois

Male:


  • Enrolled In Nursery School, Preschool: 6 (2.7%)
  • Enrolled In Kindergarten: 3 (1.4%)
  • Enrolled In Grade 1 To Grade 4: 13 (5.9%)
  • Enrolled In Grade 5 To Grade 8: 26 (11.8%)
  • Enrolled In Grade 9 To Grade 12: 22 (10.0%)
  • Enrolled In College, Undergraduate Years: 12 (5.5%)
  • Enrolled In Graduate Or Professional School: 2 (0.9%)
  • Not Enrolled In School: 136 (61.8%)

Female:


  • Enrolled In Nursery School, Preschool: 0 (0.0%)
  • Enrolled In Kindergarten: 2 (1.0%)
  • Enrolled In Grade 1 To Grade 4: 24 (12.3%)
  • Enrolled In Grade 5 To Grade 8: 5 (2.6%)
  • Enrolled In Grade 9 To Grade 12: 14 (7.2%)
  • Enrolled In College, Undergraduate Years: 9 (4.6%)
  • Enrolled In Graduate Or Professional School: 0 (0.0%)
  • Not Enrolled In School: 141 (72.3%)

(updated 2010)



Largest Schools (Private) In Mason Town, Illinois

  • Mason Christian Academy


    ( Grades: K-8, Location: Po Box 23, Mason, IL 62443, Phone: (618) 238-4361, Students: 17 )



Museums Near Mason Town, Illinois


  • Mason Square Museum


    Pob 203, Mason, TX 76856

  • Mason Veterans Memorial Fund


    Po Box 556, Mason, OH 45040

  • Michigan Forestry And Park Association


    2840 Cherithbrook Dr, Mason, MI 48854

  • Odeon Preservation Association Inc


    Po Box 700, Mason, TX 76856

(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to Mason Town, Illinois affect how people live their lives. Natural features such as oceans, mountains, lakes, plains, and deserts all make a difference in the lives of individuals. The types of housing, heating fuels, and transportation infrastructure are largely influenced by the geography of Mason Town, Illinois.

Area Features of Mason Town, Illinois


Building


(1) Union Town Hall  

Cemetery


(1) Bailey Cemetery   (2) Beck William Cemetery   (3) Brockett Cemetery   (4) Davidson Cemetery   (5) Drysdale Cemetery   (6) Kavanaugh Cemetery   (7) Leith Cemetery   (8) Mahon Cemetery   (9) Mason Cemetery   (10) New Hope Cemetery   (11) New Salem Cemetery   (12) Newman Cemetery   (13) Old Mason Cemetery   (14) Old Salem Cemetery   (15) Ridge Cemetery   (16) Saint Anns Catholic Cemetery   (17) Wabash Cemetery   (18) Wright Cemetery   (19) Zion Lutheran Cemetery  

Church


(1) Salem Church   (2) Union Church  

Civil


(1) Town Of Mason   (2) Township Of Mason   (3) Township Of Union  

Crossing


(1) Interchange 145  

Dam


(1) Roberts Lake Dam  

Populated Place


(1) Bristol Historical   (2) Flemingsburg Historical   (3) Gilmore   (4) Hill   (5) Mason  

Reservoir


(1) Roberts Lake  

School


(1) Osteen School Historical   (2) Zion School Historical  

Stream


(1) Bishop Creek   (2) Brockett Creek   (3) Coon Creek   (4) Fulfer Creek   (5) Limestone Creek   (6) Ramsey Creek  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Mason Town, Illinois

62443 (pop. 1,458)


Cities Nearby Mason Town, Illinois

Mason Township, IL  (pop. 1,624) 0.9 Miles
Edgewood Village, IL  (pop. 470) 2.8 Miles
Larkinsburg Township, IL  (pop. 558) 5.8 Miles
Watson Village, IL  (pop. 945) 5.9 Miles
West Township, IL  (pop. 450) 6.1 Miles
Watson Township, IL  (pop. 3,197) 7.9 Miles
Blair Township, IL  (pop. 401) 8.2 Miles
Iola Village, IL  (pop. 122) 8.2 Miles
La Clede Township, IL  (pop. 960) 9.5 Miles
Mound Township, IL  (pop. 3,388) 9.6 Miles



Area Code(s) in Mason Town, Illinois

618



Elevation in Mason Town, Illinois is 581.0 ft. (177.0 meters)



Land Area in Mason Town, Illinois: 1.3 Sq. Miles
Water Area in Mason Town, Illinois: 0.0 Sq. Miles



Latitude/Longitude of Mason Town, Illinois

Lat: 38.952398 N        Long: -88.626490 W



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Economic Analysis

People and the communities they live in depend on money. The people of Mason Town, Illinois need food, shelter, clothing, and medical care. Business formation and job creation are essential to this community. Money sustains infrastructure such as roads and airports as well as human resources including fire rescue and police protection.

Energy Costs In Illinois

    Residential
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Commercial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Industrial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Other
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Transportation
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Total
(cents per
kilowatthour)
1990              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 9.92 7.77 5.40 6.70 0.00 7.49
  Total Electric Industry 9.92 7.77 5.40 6.70 0.00 7.49
1991              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 9.87 7.95 5.49 6.84 0.00 7.63
  Total Electric Industry 9.87 7.95 5.49 6.84 0.00 7.63
1992              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 10.29 8.09 5.47 6.93 0.00 7.69
  Total Electric Industry 10.29 8.09 5.47 6.93 0.00 7.69
1993              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 10.28 8.00 5.45 7.03 0.00 7.75
  Total Electric Industry 10.28 8.00 5.45 7.03 0.00 7.75
1994              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 9.98 7.68 5.18 6.47 0.00 7.41
  Total Electric Industry 9.98 7.68 5.18 6.47 0.00 7.41
1995              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 10.37 7.88 5.27 6.80 0.00 7.69
  Total Electric Industry 10.37 7.88 5.27 6.80 0.00 7.69
1996              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 10.34 7.97 5.24 6.84 0.00 7.69
  Total Electric Industry 10.34 7.97 5.24 6.84 0.00 7.69
1997              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 10.43 7.93 5.29 6.84 0.00 7.71
  Total Electric Industry 10.43 7.93 5.29 6.84 0.00 7.71
1998              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 9.85 7.77 5.11 6.80 0.00 7.46
  Total Electric Industry 9.85 7.77 5.11 6.80 0.00 7.46
1999              
  Energy-Only Providers 5.00 2.42 2.14 0.00 0.00 2.23
  Full-Service Providers 8.83 7.39 5.02 5.95 0.00 6.98
  Total Electric Industry 8.83 7.38 4.99 5.95 0.00 6.96
2000              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 5.49 6.92 0.00 0.00 6.28
  Full-Service Providers 8.83 7.53 4.76 5.55 0.00 6.99
  Total Electric Industry 8.83 7.31 4.99 5.63 0.00 6.94
2001              
  Delivery-Only Service 0.00 1.71 0.95 1.48 0.00 1.29
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 4.60 4.18 4.49 0.00 4.37
  Full-Service Providers 8.71 7.51 4.57 6.48 0.00 7.02
  Total Electric Industry 8.71 7.40 4.65 6.37 0.00 6.90
2002              
  Delivery-Only Service 0.00 2.57 1.62 3.08 0.00 2.02
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 5.69 3.67 3.97 0.00 4.37
  Full-Service Providers 8.39 7.41 4.75 5.76 0.00 7.01
  Total Electric Industry 8.39 7.52 4.89 5.88 0.00 6.94
2003              
  Delivery-Only Service 0.00 2.30 1.44 0.00 0.00 1.73
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 4.70 3.67 0.00 0.00 4.02
  Full-Service Providers 8.38 7.35 4.74 0.00 5.87 7.07
  Total Electric Industry 8.38 7.30 4.86 0.00 5.87 6.86
2004              
  Delivery-Only Service 0.00 1.81 1.11 0.00 0.00 1.40
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 4.15 3.70 0.00 0.00 3.89
  Full-Service Providers 8.37 8.03 4.57 0.00 5.70 7.16
  Total Electric Industry 8.37 7.54 4.65 0.00 5.70 6.80
2005              
  Delivery-Only Service 0.00 1.66 0.89 0.00 0.00 1.25
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 4.21 3.74 0.00 0.00 3.95
  Full-Service Providers 8.34 8.41 4.60 0.00 5.61 7.37
  Total Electric Industry 8.34 7.75 4.61 0.00 5.61 6.95
2006              
  Delivery-Only Service 0.00 1.54 0.88 0.00 0.00 1.21
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 4.60 4.35 0.00 0.00 4.47
  Full-Service Providers 8.42 8.59 4.46 0.00 5.59 7.38
  Total Electric Industry 8.42 7.95 4.69 0.00 5.59 7.07

(updated 2006)



Time Leaving to Work in Mason Town, Illinois

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 2   (1.0%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 2   (1.0%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 14   (7.1%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 13   (6.6%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 36   (18.2%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 35   (17.7%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 38   (19.2%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 1   (0.5%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 10   (5.1%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 0   (0.0%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 0   (0.0%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 3   (1.5%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 21   (10.6%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 23   (11.6%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Mason Town, Illinois)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 145

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 10

In 3-person carpool : 0

In 4-person carpool : 0

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 0

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 0

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 0

Streetcar or trolley car (carro publico in Puerto Rico) : 0

Subway or elevated : 0

Railroad : 0

Ferryboat : 0

Taxicab : 0

Motorcycle : 0

Bicycle : 0

Walked : 0

Other means : 5

Worked at home : 23


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Mason Town, Illinois)

Less than 5 minutes : 5

5 to 9 minutes : 11

10 to 14 minutes : 7

15 to 19 minutes : 42

20 to 24 minutes : 40

25 to 29 minutes : 17

30 to 34 minutes : 24

35 to 39 minutes : 0

40 to 44 minutes : 0

45 to 59 minutes : 5

60 to 89 minutes : 2

90 or more minutes : 7


(updated 2009)



Social Security Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Mason Town, Illinois)

With Social Security income : 56

No Social Security income : 99


(updated 2009)



Retirement Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Mason Town, Illinois)

With retirement income : 26

No retirement income : 129


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Mason Town, Illinois)

Less than $10,000 : 11

$10,000 to $14,999 : 0

$15,000 to $19,999 : 3

$20,000 to $24,999 : 14

$25,000 to $29,999 : 6

$30,000 to $34,999 : 9

$35,000 to $39,999 : 9

$40,000 to $44,999 : 3

$45,000 to $49,999 : 10

$50,000 to $59,999 : 10

$60,000 to $74,999 : 15

$75,000 to $99,999 : 19

$100,000 to $124,999 : 2

$125,000 to $149,999 : 0

$150,000 to $199,999 : 0

$200,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Median Family Income (Annual)
(Mason Town, Illinois)

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $45,417


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near Mason Town, Illinois

  • WVEL (1140 AM; 5.0 kW; Pekin, IL; Owner: Regent Broadcasting Of Peoria, Inc.)
  • WTAX (1240 AM; 1.0 kW; Springfield, IL; Owner: Saga Communications Of Illinois, Llc)
  • WLLM (1370 AM; 1.0 kW; Lincoln, IL; Owner: Cornerstone Community Radio, Inc.)
  • WFMB (1450 AM; 1.0 kW; Springfield, IL; Owner: Neuhoff Family Limited Partnership)
  • WBYS (1560 AM; 0.25 kW; Saint David, IL; Owner: Wpw Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • WMAY (970 AM; 1.0 kW; Riverton, IL; Owner: Long Nine, Inc.)

FM Radio Stations Near Mason Town, Illinois

  • WQQL (101.9 FM; Springfield, IL; Owner: Saga Communications Of Illinois, Llc)
  • WDBR (103.7 FM; Springfield, IL; Owner: Saga Communications Of Illinois, Llc)
  • WFMB-FM (104.5 FM; Springfield, IL; Owner: Neuhoff Family Limited Partnership)
  • WCDD (107.9 FM; Saint David, IL; Owner: Wpw Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • WLWJ (88.1 FM; Athens, IL; Owner: Cornerstone Community Radio, Inc.)
  • WQNA (88.3 FM; Springfield, IL; Owner: Capital Area Career Center)
  • WLNX (88.9 FM; Lincoln, IL; Owner: Lincoln University)
  • WLNX (89.5 FM; Lincoln, IL; Owner: Lincoln University)
  • WLUJ (89.7 FM; Springfield, IL; Owner: Cornerstone Community Radio, Inc.)
  • WCIC (91.5 FM; Marquette Heights, IL; Owner: Illinois Bible Institute, Inc.)
  • WABZ (93.9 FM; Broadwell, IL; Owner: Saga Communications Of Illinois, Llc)
  • WLCE (97.7 FM; Cantrall, IL; Owner: Long Nine, Inc.)
  • WDUK (99.3 FM; Eckard, IL; Owner: Illinois Valley Radio)

TV Broadcast Stations Near Mason Town, Illinois

  • WICS (Channel 20; Dawson, IL; Owner: Wics Licensee, Llc)
  • WCFN (Channel 49; Springfield, IL; Owner: Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc.)

(updated 2008)



Occupations in Mason Town, Illinois

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 7  (6.3%)
  • Service Occupations: 0  (0.0%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 10  (9.0%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 0  (0.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 26  (23.4%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 13  (14.6%)
  • Service Occupations: 27  (30.3%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 33  (37.1%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 0  (0.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 0  (0.0%)


(updated 2010)



Most Common Industries in Mason Town, Illinois

Male:

 

Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing And Hunting, And Mining:

 

Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing And Hunting

0.50%

Mining

1.00%

Construction

6.50%

Manufacturing

20.00%

Wholesale Trade

0.50%

Retail Trade

8.00%

Transportation And Warehousing, And Utilities:

 

Transportation And Warehousing

5.00%

Utilities

2.00%

Information

2.50%

Finance, Insurance, Real Estate And Rental And Leasing:

 

Finance And Insurance

1.00%

Real Estate And Rental And Leasing

0.0%

Professional, Scientific, Management, Administrative, And Waste Management Services:

 

Professional, Scientific, And Technical Services

0.0%

Management Of Companies And Enterprises

0.0%

Administrative And Support And Waste Management Services

0.0%

Educational, Health And Social Services:

 

Educational Services

0.0%

Health Care And Social Assistance

0.0%

Arts, Entertainment, Recreation, Accommodation And Food Services:

 

Arts, Entertainment, And Recreation

0.0%

Accommodation And Food Services

2.50%

Other Services (except Public Administration)

6.00%

Public Administration

0.0%

Female:

 

Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing And Hunting, And Mining:

 

Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing And Hunting

0.0%

Mining

0.0%

Construction

0.0%

Manufacturing

5.50%

Wholesale Trade

0.0%

Retail Trade

9.50%

Transportation And Warehousing, And Utilities:

 

Transportation And Warehousing

2.50%

Utilities

0.0%

Information

1.50%

Finance, Insurance, Real Estate And Rental And Leasing:

 

Finance And Insurance

2.50%

Real Estate And Rental And Leasing

0.0%

Professional, Scientific, Management, Administrative, And Waste Management Services:

 

Professional, Scientific, And Technical Services

0.0%

Management Of Companies And Enterprises

0.0%

Administrative And Support And Waste Management Services

2.00%

Educational, Health And Social Services:

 

Educational Services

6.50%

Health Care And Social Assistance

7.50%

Arts, Entertainment, Recreation, Accommodation And Food Services:

 

Arts, Entertainment, And Recreation

0.0%

Accommodation And Food Services

6.50%

Other Services (except Public Administration)

0.50%

Public Administration

0.0%


(updated 2010)



There are 112 Farms In Mason Town, Illinois


(updated 2008)





Salary Income in Mason Town, Illinois (1999)

With Wage Or Salary Income

78.00%

No Wage Or Salary Income

22.00%

(updated 2010)



Self-Employment Income in Mason Town, Illinois (1999)

With Self-employment Income

10.00%

No Self-employment Income

90.00%

(updated 2010)



Airports Near Mason Town, Illinois

  • Flora Municipal


    (about 21.9 miles in Flora, Illinois; Airport Code: FQL)

  • Salem/Leckrone


    (about 27.9 miles in Salem, Illinois; Airport Code: SLO)

  • Centralia Municipal


    (about 39.4 miles in Centralia, Illinois; Airport Code: ENL)

  • Coles County Memorial


    (about 40.9 miles in Mattoon, Illinois; Airport Code: MTO)

  • Mount Vernon Airport


    (about 45.2 miles in Mount Vernon, Illinois; Airport Code: MVN)

  • Lawrenceville-Vincennes International


    (about 56.7 miles in Lawrenceville, Illinois; Airport Code: LWV)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Mason Town, Illinois

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

88.38%

Carpooled

8.08%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

2.53%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.0%

Railroad

0.0%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

0.0%

Motorcycle

0.0%

Bicycle

0.0%

Walked

1.01%

Other Means

0.0%

Worked At Home

0.0%



(updated 2010)



Most Common Occupations in Mason Town, Illinois

Male:

 

Management, Professional, And Related Occupations:

 

Management, Business, And Financial Operations Occupations:

 

Management Occupations, Except Farmers And Farm Managers

0.0%

Farmers And Farm Managers

0.50%

Business And Financial Operations Occupations:

 

Business Operations Specialists

1.00%

Financial Specialists

0.0%

Professional And Related Occupations:

 

Computer And Mathematical Occupations

0.0%

Architecture And Engineering Occupations:

 

Architects, Surveyors, Cartographers, And Engineers

0.0%

Drafters, Engineering, And Mapping Technicians

0.0%

Life, Physical, And Social Science Occupations

0.0%

Community And Social Services Occupations

2.00%

Legal Occupations

0.0%

Education, Training, And Library Occupations

0.0%

Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, And Media Occupations

0.0%

Healthcare Practitioners And Technical Occupations:

 

Health Diagnosing And Treating Practitioners And Technical Occupations

0.0%

Health Technologists And Technicians

0.0%

Service Occupations:

 

Healthcare Support Occupations

0.0%

Protective Service Occupations:

 

Fire Fighting, Prevention, And Law Enforcement Workers, Including Supervisors

0.0%

Other Protective Service Workers, Including Supervisors

0.0%

Food Preparation And Serving Related Occupations

0.0%

Building And Grounds Cleaning And Maintenance Occupations

0.0%

Personal Care And Service Occupations

0.0%

Sales And Office Occupations:

 

Sales And Related Occupations

2.00%

Office And Administrative Support Occupations

3.00%

Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations

0.0%

Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations:

 

Construction And Extraction Occupations:

 

Supervisors, Construction And Extraction Workers

1.00%

Construction Trades Workers

4.00%

Extraction Workers

0.0%

Installation, Maintenance, And Repair Occupations

8.00%

Production, Transportation, And Material Moving Occupations:

 

Production Occupations

15.50%

Transportation And Material Moving Occupations:

 

Supervisors, Transportation And Material Moving Workers

0.0%

Aircraft And Traffic Control Occupations

0.0%

Motor Vehicle Operators

11.50%

Rail, Water And Other Transportation Occupations

3.50%

Material Moving Workers

3.50%

Female:

 

Management, Professional, And Related Occupations:

 

Management, Business, And Financial Operations Occupations:

 

Management Occupations, Except Farmers And Farm Managers

1.00%

Farmers And Farm Managers

0.0%

Business And Financial Operations Occupations:

 

Business Operations Specialists

0.0%

Financial Specialists

0.0%

Professional And Related Occupations:

 

Computer And Mathematical Occupations

0.0%

Architecture And Engineering Occupations:

 

Architects, Surveyors, Cartographers, And Engineers

0.0%

Drafters, Engineering, And Mapping Technicians

0.0%

Life, Physical, And Social Science Occupations

0.0%

Community And Social Services Occupations

0.0%

Legal Occupations

0.0%

Education, Training, And Library Occupations

5.50%

Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, And Media Occupations

0.0%

Healthcare Practitioners And Technical Occupations:

 

Health Diagnosing And Treating Practitioners And Technical Occupations

0.0%

Health Technologists And Technicians

0.0%

Service Occupations:

 

Healthcare Support Occupations

2.00%

Protective Service Occupations:

 

Fire Fighting, Prevention, And Law Enforcement Workers, Including Supervisors

0.0%

Other Protective Service Workers, Including Supervisors

0.0%

Food Preparation And Serving Related Occupations

7.50%

Building And Grounds Cleaning And Maintenance Occupations

3.00%

Personal Care And Service Occupations

1.00%

Sales And Office Occupations:

 

Sales And Related Occupations

6.50%

Office And Administrative Support Occupations

10.00%

Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations

0.0%

Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations:

 

Construction And Extraction Occupations:

 

Supervisors, Construction And Extraction Workers

0.0%

Construction Trades Workers

0.0%

Extraction Workers

0.0%

Installation, Maintenance, And Repair Occupations

0.0%

Production, Transportation, And Material Moving Occupations:

 

Production Occupations

4.00%

Transportation And Material Moving Occupations:

 

Supervisors, Transportation And Material Moving Workers

0.0%

Aircraft And Traffic Control Occupations

0.0%

Motor Vehicle Operators

3.50%

Rail, Water And Other Transportation Occupations

0.0%

Material Moving Workers

0.50%


(updated 2010)



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Housing Analysis

Everyone needs shelter in rented housing or individually owned homes. Each community, including Mason Town, Illinois, is different from the rest based on overall architecture, appearance, occupancy, average housing square footage, average home value, and average home age.





(updated 2010)



Household Type
(Mason Town, Illinois)

Family households:

Married-couple family : 90

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 7

Female householder, no husband present : 14

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 42

Householder not living alone : 2


(updated 2009)



Unmarried-Partner Households By Sex Of Partner
(Mason Town, Illinois)

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 0

Male householder and female partner : 4

Female householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and male partner : 11

All other households : 140


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Mason Town, Illinois)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 83

Renter-occupied housing units : 7

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 4

Renter-occupied housing units : 3

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 5

Renter-occupied housing units : 9

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 40

Renter-occupied housing units : 4


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Mason Town, Illinois)

Less than $10,000 : 9

$10,000 to $14,999 : 6

$15,000 to $19,999 : 10

$20,000 to $24,999 : 14

$25,000 to $29,999 : 8

$30,000 to $34,999 : 22

$35,000 to $39,999 : 19

$40,000 to $44,999 : 3

$45,000 to $49,999 : 12

$50,000 to $59,999 : 16

$60,000 to $74,999 : 15

$75,000 to $99,999 : 19

$100,000 to $124,999 : 2

$125,000 to $149,999 : 0

$150,000 to $199,999 : 0

$200,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Mason Town, Illinois)

Total : 170


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Mason Town, Illinois)

Occupied : 155

Vacant : 15


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Mason Town, Illinois)

Median number of rooms : 6


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Mason Town, Illinois)

Built 2005 or later : 0

Built 2000 to 2004 : 6

Built 1990 to 1999 : 17

Built 1980 to 1989 : 17

Built 1970 to 1979 : 40

Built 1960 to 1969 : 29

Built 1950 to 1959 : 16

Built 1940 to 1949 : 5

Built 1939 or earlier : 40


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Mason Town, Illinois)

Utility gas : 126

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 7

Electricity : 20

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 0

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 2

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 0

No fuel used : 0


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Mason Town, Illinois)

Less than $10,000 : 6

$10,000 to $14,999 : 0

$15,000 to $19,999 : 11

$20,000 to $24,999 : 8

$25,000 to $29,999 : 0

$30,000 to $34,999 : 5

$35,000 to $39,999 : 6

$40,000 to $49,999 : 19

$50,000 to $59,999 : 17

$60,000 to $69,999 : 5

$70,000 to $79,999 : 13

$80,000 to $89,999 : 9

$90,000 to $99,999 : 2

$100,000 to $124,999 : 21

$125,000 to $149,999 : 0

$150,000 to $174,999 : 2

$175,000 to $199,999 : 8

$200,000 to $249,999 : 0

$250,000 to $299,999 : 0

$300,000 to $399,999 : 0

$400,000 to $499,999 : 0

$500,000 to $749,999 : 0

$750,000 to $999,999 : 0

$1,000,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Mason Town, Illinois)

Housing units with a mortgage, contract to purchase, or similar debt:

With either a second mortgage or home equity loan, but not both:

Second mortgage only : 0

Home equity loan only : 6

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 0

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 36

Housing units without a mortgage : 90


(updated 2009)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Mason Town, Illinois)

Built 2005 or later :

Built 2000 to 2004 : $95,000

Built 1990 to 1999 : $79,200

Built 1980 to 1989 : $81,700

Built 1970 to 1979 : $70,000

Built 1960 to 1969 : $25,000

Built 1950 to 1959 : $34,500

Built 1940 to 1949 :

Built 1939 or earlier : $41,000


(updated 2009)



Housing Occupancy in Mason Town, Illinois

Occupied

91.46%

Vacant

8.54%

(updated 2010)



Vacant Housing Units in Mason Town, Illinois

Owner Occupied

88.67%

Renter Occupied

11.33%

(updated 2010)



Percentage of Family Households in Mason Town, Illinois: 60.7%

Percentage of Family Households in Illinois: 65.8%


(updated 2010)



Workers who live and work in Mason Town, Illinois: 12 (3.5%)


(updated 2010)



Average Household Size in Mason Town, Illinois: 2.38
Average Household Size in Illinois: 2.59


(updated 2010)





Median Household Income In 2000 (Mason Town, IL): $40,441
Median Household Income In 2000 (Illinois): $46,590


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Mason Town): $38,100
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Illinois): $127,800


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Mason Town): $325
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Illinois): $605


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Mason Town, Illinois

Utility Gas: 81.3%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 8.7%
Electricity: 2.7%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 0.0%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 7.3%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.0%
No Fuel Used: 0.0%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)



Population in Group Quarters in Mason Town, Illinois

Institutionalized population

0.0%

Correctional facilities for adults

0.0%

Federal detention centers

0.0%

Federal prisons

0.0%

State prisons

0.0%

Local jails and other municipal confinement facilities

0.0%

Correctional residential facilities

0.0%

Military disciplinary barracks and jails

0.0%

Juvenile facilities

0.0%

Group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)

0.0%

Residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)

0.0%

Correctional facilities intended for juveniles

0.0%

Nursing facilities/Skilled-nursing facilities

0.0%

Other institutional facilities

0.0%

Mental (Psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals

0.0%

Hospitals with patients who have no usual home elsewhere

0.0%

In-patient hospice facilities

0.0%

Military treatment facilities with assigned patients

0.0%

Residential schools for people with disabilities

0.0%

Noninstitutionalized population

0.0%

College/University student housing

0.0%

Military quarters

0.0%

Military barracks and dormitories (non-disciplinary)

0.0%

Military ships

0.0%

Other noninstitutional facilities

0.0%

Emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness

0.0%

Group homes intended for adults

0.0%

Residential treatment centers for adults

0.0%

Maritime/merchant vessels

0.0%

Workers' group living quarters and Job Corps centers

0.0%

Other noninstitutional facilities

0.0%


(updated 2010)





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Government Analysis

People run the government through election of representatives and officials. Local governments are important to provide cohesion between individuals who must share public places. Worthwhile laws need to be debated, passed, and then enforced for a community to remain viable. Communities such as Mason Town, Illinois are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.

Local Government Employment and Payroll In Mason Town, Illinois

Function Full Time
Employees
Full Time
Payroll
(Monthly)
Part Time
Employees
Part Time
Payroll
(Monthly)
Part Time
Hours
Avg Yearly
Wage (F/T)
Avg Hourly
Wage (P/T)
Totals for Government 0 $0 9 $2,191 156 $0 $14.04
Other Government Administration 0 $0 7 $1,752 93 $0 $18.84
Streets and Highways 0 $0 2 $439 63 $0 $6.97

(updated 2002)



Health Care Centers Close To Mason Town, Illinois

Menard County Health Departmen


     Address: 937 N 5th St, Petersburg, Illinois 62675
     Ownership: Government - State/county
     Certified Date: 9/2/1966

Home Care Of Central Illinois


     Address: 109 Third Street P.o. Box 508, Lincoln, Illinois 62656
     Ownership: Government - State/county
     Certified Date: 5/11/1981

Mason District Hospital Home Health


     Address: 615 North Promenade, Havana, Illinois 62644
     Ownership: Government - Local
     Certified Date: 1/9/1982

Pekin Memorial Hospital Home C


     Address: 600 S. 13th St. 4th Fl, Pekin, Illinois 61554
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Private
     Certified Date: 7/1/1966

Home Health Care Plus Inc.


     Address: 514 Court Street, Pekin, Illinois 61554
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 10/14/1994

Hospitals Close To Mason Town, Illinois

Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital


     Address: 315 8th Street, Lincoln, Illinois 62656
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Mason District Hospital


     Address: "615 North Promenade Street,p O Box 530", Havana, Illinois 62644
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Hospital District Or Authority

Hopedale Medical Complex


     Address: 107 Tremont Street, Hopedale, Illinois 61747
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

Pekin Memorial Hospital


     Address: 600 South 13th Street, Pekin, Illinois 61554
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

St Johns Hospital


     Address: 800 E Carpenter St, Springfield, Illinois 62769
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Church

Nursing Homes Close To Mason Town, Illinois

Menard Convalescent Center


     Address: 120 Antle Street, Petersburg, Illinois 62675
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 47
     Percent Occupied: 55%

Sunny Acres Nursing Home


     Address: 19130 Sunny Acres Road, Petersburg, Illinois 62675
     Ownership: Government - County
     Number of Residents: 100
     Percent Occupied: 94%

Christian Nursing Home


     Address: 1507 7th Street, Lincoln, Illinois 62656
     Ownership: Non Profit - Church Related
     Number of Residents: 101
     Percent Occupied: 90%

Maple Ridge Care Centre


     Address: 2202 North Kickapoo Street, Lincoln, Illinois 62656
     Ownership: For Profit - Partnership
     Number of Residents: 100
     Percent Occupied: 79%

St Clara's Manor


     Address: 200 Fifth Street, Lincoln, Illinois 62656
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 120
     Percent Occupied: 86%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Mason Town, Illinois

Name: Clinton
Address: PO Box 678; Clinton, IL 61727
Distance: 84 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Mason Town, Illinois

    Retired Workers: 175
    Disabled Workers: 30
    Widowers Workers: 35
    Spouses Workers: 20
    Children Workers: 25


(updated 2007)



Effingham County, Illinois Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 26.96%
  • Bush & Cheney 72.33%
  • Other 0.71%



(updated 2004)



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Taxes Analysis

Using tax dollars, government officials keep public places in repair, protect citizens, and provide for important services for the benefit of Mason Town, Illinois citizens.

Relocation to Effingham County, IL

4.51 % of Effingham County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $32,919

Illinois Average 5.66 %

10 or fewer residents relocated from other nations

Lead counties where tax filers migrated to Effingham County, IL (2005 / 2006) from a different county are as follows:

  • Fayette County , IL 0.41 % ($28,982 AGI )
  • Shelby County , IL 0.41 % ($32,125 AGI )
  • Clay County , IL 0.32 % ($20,636 AGI )

Relocation away from Effingham County, IL

5.92 % of Effingham County tax filers migrated to different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $29,607

Illinois Average 5.99 %

10 or fewer residents relocated to other nations

Lead counties where tax filers moved from Effingham County, IL (2005 / 2006) to a different county are as follows:

  • Fayette County , IL 0.44 % ($23,613 AGI )
  • Coles County , IL 0.42 % ($28,500 AGI )
  • Jasper County , IL 0.33 % ($22,304 AGI )


(updated 2006)



Income Tax Rates in Illinois

Low Bracket: $0 (3.00%)
High Bracket: Unlimited (3.00%)


(updated 2008)



Sales Tax Rates in Illinois

6.25%


(updated 2008)



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Weather Analysis

The enjoyment of the area in which you live is often affected by the weather. Each individual has a different view on what weather patterns will make them most happy. Some people love the seasons, others enjoy warm temperatures throughout the year while others may love the snow. The weather provided for Mason Town, Illinois is based on over 50 years of data.

























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Crime Analysis

Everyone wants to feel safe. Individuals and families want to remain protected from violent or property crime. The crime data should not be totally relied upon when making a decision on where to live. If you are concerned, visit Mason Town, Illinois directly or research local government web sites.



Number of Sex Offenders In Illinois

2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
17,100 17,890 23,749 19,695 23,604 21,007 21,317 28,206 22,406 22,891


(updated 2014)



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