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Demographics Analysis

The people of Mason County, 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 County, Illinois)

Male:

Under 5 years : 420

5 to 9 years : 485

10 to 14 years : 509

15 to 17 years : 345

18 and 19 years : 182

20 years : 58

21 years : 67

22 to 24 years : 260

25 to 29 years : 341

30 to 34 years : 401

35 to 39 years : 514

40 to 44 years : 504

45 to 49 years : 565

50 to 54 years : 572

55 to 59 years : 491

60 and 61 years : 244

62 to 64 years : 213

65 and 66 years : 116

67 to 69 years : 177

70 to 74 years : 336

75 to 79 years : 223

80 to 84 years : 217

85 years and over : 93

Female:

Under 5 years : 440

5 to 9 years : 520

10 to 14 years : 452

15 to 17 years : 331

18 and 19 years : 161

20 years : 72

21 years : 74

22 to 24 years : 252

25 to 29 years : 333

30 to 34 years : 375

35 to 39 years : 496

40 to 44 years : 485

45 to 49 years : 620

50 to 54 years : 596

55 to 59 years : 411

60 and 61 years : 270

62 to 64 years : 323

65 and 66 years : 143

67 to 69 years : 175

70 to 74 years : 393

75 to 79 years : 268

80 to 84 years : 258

85 years and over : 294


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Mason County, Illinois)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 9,025

Multiple ancestry : 3,656

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 243

Ancestry not reported : 2,151


(updated 2009)



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

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 14,714

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

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 98

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 171

Not a U.S. citizen : 92


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Mason County, Illinois)

Total:

Under 5 years : 860

5 to 17 years : 2,642

18 to 24 years : 1,126

25 to 34 years : 1,450

35 to 44 years : 1,999

45 to 54 years : 2,353

55 to 59 years : 902

60 and 61 years : 514

62 to 64 years : 536

65 to 74 years : 1,340

75 years and over : 1,353

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 815

5 to 17 years : 2,380

18 to 24 years : 952

25 to 34 years : 1,238

35 to 44 years : 1,538

45 to 54 years : 1,888

55 to 59 years : 767

60 and 61 years : 422

62 to 64 years : 409

65 to 74 years : 1,098

75 years and over : 1,174

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 45

5 to 17 years : 230

18 to 24 years : 134

25 to 34 years : 200

35 to 44 years : 331

45 to 54 years : 372

55 to 59 years : 117

60 and 61 years : 85

62 to 64 years : 118

65 to 74 years : 222

75 years and over : 179

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 6

18 to 24 years : 12

25 to 34 years : 12

35 to 44 years : 36

45 to 54 years : 32

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 : 26

18 to 24 years : 28

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 94

45 to 54 years : 61

55 to 59 years : 18

60 and 61 years : 7

62 to 64 years : 9

65 to 74 years : 20

75 years and over : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Mason County, Illinois)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 6,240

Female : 6,441

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 919

Female : 1,114

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 84

Female : 14

Foreign born:

Male : 90

Female : 173


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Mason County, Illinois)

Born in state of residence : 12,536

Born in other state in the United States : 1,995

Native: born outside the United States : 92

Foreign born : 129


(updated 2009)



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

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 2,248

Now married, except separated : 5,820

Divorced : 1,028

Separated : 136

Widowed : 827

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 285

Now married, except separated : 1,124

Divorced : 186

Separated : 11

Widowed : 233

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 18

Now married, except separated : 68

Divorced : 12

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 62

Now married, except separated : 176

Divorced : 8

Separated : 7

Widowed : 0


(updated 2009)



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

Speak only English : 13,838

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 121

Speak English less than "very well" : 101

French (incl. Patois, Cajun):

Speak English "very well" : 4

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Italian:

Speak English "very well" : 3

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

German:

Speak English "very well" : 2

Speak English less than "very well" : 14

Polish:

Speak English "very well" : 40

Speak English less than "very well" : 22

Other Indic languages:

Speak English "very well" : 3

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Japanese:

Speak English "very well" : 14

Speak English less than "very well" : 9

Tagalog:

Speak English "very well" : 11

Speak English less than "very well" : 21

Other and unspecified languages:

Speak English "very well" : 12

Speak English less than "very well" : 0


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Mason County, Illinois

  • German: 4,549   (32.9%)
  • United States Or American: 1,857   (13.4%)
  • English: 1,829   (13.2%)
  • Irish: 1,617   (11.7%)
  • Other Groups: 1,170   (8.5%)
  • French (except Basque): 455   (3.3%)
  • Dutch: 417   (3.0%)
  • European: 398   (2.9%)
  • Scotch-irish: 226   (1.6%)
  • Scottish: 221   (1.6%)
  • Swedish: 219   (1.6%)
  • Italian: 192   (1.4%)
  • Polish: 160   (1.2%)
  • Norwegian: 102   (0.7%)
  • Welsh: 93   (0.7%)
  • Swiss: 42   (0.3%)
  • Portuguese: 39   (0.3%)
  • Pennsylvania German: 33   (0.2%)
  • French Canadian: 21   (0.2%)
  • Albanian: 20   (0.1%)
  • Hungarian: 19   (0.1%)
  • Croatian: 19   (0.1%)
  • Scandinavian: 17   (0.1%)
  • British: 17   (0.1%)
  • Czech: 17   (0.1%)
  • Belgian: 14   (0.1%)
  • Danish: 12   (0.1%)
  • Slovene: 11   (0.1%)
  • Yugoslavian: 11   (0.1%)
  • Subsaharan African: 7   (0.1%)
  • Acadian/cajun: 7   (0.1%)
  • Slavic: 7   (0.1%)
  • Russian: 7   (0.1%)
  • Austrian: 5   (0.0%)
  • Turkish: 4   (0.0%)
  • Romanian: 1   (0.0%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Mason County, Illinois is 15,075



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Mason County, Illinois: 7,333
Female Population in Mason County, Illinois: 7,742


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Mason County, Illinois: 40.7
Median Female Resident Age in Mason County, Illinois: 43.2


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Illinois is 37


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Mason County, Illinois


White


Both sexes

44.3

Male

43.5

Female

45.1

Black or African American


Both sexes

31.5

Male

33.5

Female

27.5

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

32.5

Male

28.5

Female

39.5

Asian


Both sexes

37.0

Male

23.0

Female

39.0

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

Other


Both sexes

35.8

Male

35.3

Female

48.5

Two or More Races


Both sexes

21.4

Male

20.7

Female

22.8

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

28.3

Male

30.4

Female

27.0

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

44.4

Male

43.6

Female

45.2


(updated 2010)



Races in Mason County, Illinois


  • White: 14,752
  • African American: 16
  • American Indian: 32
  • Asian: 158
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 46
  • Two or More Races: 71



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

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

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

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 17   (0.32%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 21   (0.4%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 333   (6.35%)
  • 9th Grade: 144   (2.75%)
  • 10th Grade: 227   (4.33%)
  • 11th Grade: 190   (3.62%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 155   (2.96%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 2,213   (42.19%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 443   (8.45%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 562   (10.71%)
  • Associate Degree: 326   (6.22%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 407   (7.76%)
  • Master's Degree: 119   (2.27%)
  • Professional School Degree: 76   (1.45%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 12   (0.23%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 40   (0.71%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 2   (0.04%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 17   (0.3%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 317   (5.62%)
  • 9th Grade: 134   (2.37%)
  • 10th Grade: 304   (5.39%)
  • 11th Grade: 160   (2.83%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 131   (2.32%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 2,372   (42.02%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 583   (10.33%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 681   (12.06%)
  • Associate Degree: 297   (5.26%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 440   (7.79%)
  • Master's Degree: 118   (2.09%)
  • Professional School Degree: 49   (0.87%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)


(updated 2010)





Largest School Agency's In Mason County, Illinois

  • Havana Cusd 126


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 501 S Mckinley St, Havana, IL 62644, Phone: (309) 543-3384, Students: 1,174 )

  • Midwest Central Cusd 191


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 1010 S Washington, Manito, IL 61546, Phone: (309) 968-6868, Students: 1,165 )

  • Illini Central Cusd 189


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 208 N West Ave, Mason City, IL 62664, Phone: (217) 482-5180, Students: 916 )

  • Spring Lake Ccsd 606


    ( Grades: KG-6, Location: 13650 N Manito Rd, Manito, IL 61546, Phone: (309) 545-2241, Students: 66 )

Largest Elementary & Middle Schools (Public) In Mason County, Illinois

  • Midwest Central Primary School


    ( Grades: K-5, Location: 450 Southmoor St, Manito, IL 61546, Phone: (309) 968-6464, Students: 518 )

  • New Central Elem School


    ( Grades: K-4, Location: 215 N Pearl St, Havana, IL 62644, Phone: (309) 543-2241, Students: 473 )

  • Illini Central Grade School


    ( Grades: K-5, Location: 208 N West Ave, Mason City, IL 62664, Phone: (217) 482-3269, Students: 444 )

  • Havana Jr High School


    ( Grades: 5-8, Location: 801 E Laurel, Havana, IL 62644, Phone: (309) 543-6677, Students: 331 )

  • Illini Central Middle School


    ( Grades: 6-8, Location: 12544 Sr10 Box 80, Easton, IL 62633, Phone: (309) 562-7251, Students: 199 )

  • Spring Lake Elem School


    ( Grades: KG-6, Location: 13650 N Manito Rd, Manito, IL 61546, Phone: (309) 545-2241, Students: 66 )

Largest High Schools (Public) In Mason County, Illinois

  • Havana High School


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 501 S Mckinley St, Havana, IL 62644, Phone: (309) 543-3337, Students: 370 )

  • Midwest Central High School


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 910 S Washington St, Manito, IL 61546, Phone: (309) 968-6766, Students: 360 )

  • Illini Central High School


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 208 N West Ave, Mason City, IL 62664, Phone: (217) 482-3252, Students: 273 )

Public Libraries (Central) In Mason County, Illinois

  • Forman Valley Public Library District


    404 1/2 South Harrison Street, Manito, IL 61546

  • Havana Public Library District


    201 West Adams Street, Havana, IL 62644

  • Mason City Public Library District


    820 West Chestnut Street, Mason City, IL 62664

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Mason County, Illinois


  • American Road Horse Natural Museum Inc


    177 E 2nd St, Maysville, KY 41056

  • Fort Randolph Committee


    Po Box 86, Point Pleasant, WV 25550

  • Friends Of Minerva Inc


    Po Box 35, Dover, KY 41034

  • Harriet Beecher Stowe Slavery To Freedom Museum Inc


    Po Box 184, Maysville, KY 41056

  • Ksb Miniatures Fund Inc


    77 Edgemont Rd, Maysville, KY 41056

  • Manito Historical Society


    Po Box 304, Manito, IL 61546
    http://manitohistoricalsociety.com

  • Mason City Illinois Area And Family History Society Nfp


    1443 E Pine Street, Mason City, IL 62664

  • Mason County Generalogical And Historical Society


    Po Box 446, Havana, IL 62644
    http://www.havana.lib.il.us/communit

  • Mason County Historical Society


    Po Box 1366, Shelton, WA 98584

  • Mason County Historical Society Inc


    217 Wall St, Maysville, KY 41056

  • Mason County Historical Society Inc


    1687 S Lakeshore Dr, Ludington, MI 49431
    http://www.historicwhitepinevillage.org

  • Mason County Historical Society Inc


    Po Box 477, Mason, TX 76856

  • Mason County Historical Society Museum


    427 W Railroad Ave, Shelton, WA 98584

  • Mason County Museum


    215 Sutton St, Maysville, KY 41056
    http://www.kygmc.org

  • Mason County Museum


    Po Box 303, Mason, TX 76856

  • Mason Square Museum


    Pob 203, Mason, TX 76856

  • National Undgrd Rr Museum Inc


    Po Box 421, Maysville, KY 41056
    http://www.freedomcenter.org

  • Odeon Preservation Association Inc


    Po Box 700, Mason, TX 76856

  • Pacific Northwest Salmon Center


    600 Ne Roessel Road, Belfair, WA 98528

  • Point Pleasant River Museum Foundation Inc


    3301 Jackson Ave, Point Pleasant, WV 25550

  • Sandcastles A Lake Michigan Childrens Museum Inc


    Po Box 595, Ludington, MI 49431

  • Sandcastles Children's Museum


    227 W Ludington Ave, Ludington, MI 49431
    http://www.sandcastleschildrensmuseum.com

  • Skokomish Tribal Center Museum


    North 80 Tribal Center Road, Shelton, WA 98584

  • Squaxin Island Museum Libray And Research Center Inc


    10 Se Squaxin Ln, Shelton, WA 98584
    http://www.squaxinisland.org

  • Squaxin Island Tribe


    10 Se Squaxin Lane, Shelton, WA 98584
    http://www.squaxinisland.org

  • The Mcreavy House Museum Of Hood Canal


    Po Box 388, Union, WA 98592

  • The Mothman Museum


    411 Main Street, Point Pleasant, WV 25550
    http://www.mothmanmuseum.com/

  • West Virginia Cemetery Preservation Association Inc


    Po Box 131, Leon, WV 25123

  • West Virginia State Farm Museum


    Route 1, Point Pleasant, WV 25550

  • Western Michigan Old Engine Club Incorporated


    5443 S Custer Road, Custer, MI 49405

  • Wv State Farm Museum Inc


    1458 Fairground Rd, Point Pleasant, WV 25550

(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to Mason County, 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 County, Illinois.

Area Features of Mason County, Illinois


Airport


(1) Adkins Landing Strip Historical   (2) Bell Landing Field Historical   (3) Havana Airport Historical   (4) Havana Regional Airport   (5) Johnson Landing Strip Historical   (6) Kreilings Airport Historical   (7) Larry Barrett Rla Airport Historical   (8) Mason District Hospital Heliport   (9) Shissler Seed Company Incorporated Airport  

Bay


(1) Cook Harbor  

Bridge


(1) Hubly Bridge  

Building


(1) Bath Fire Protection District   (2) Crane Creek Town Hall   (3) Devils Elbow Post Light   (4) Easton Rural Fire Department   (5) Forman Fire Protection District And Ambulance Service   (6) Forman Fire Protection District Station 2 Forest City   (7) Havana City Hall   (8) Havana Fire Department   (9) Havana Power Station   (10) Havana Public Library   (11) Havana Rural Fire Protection District   (12) Hickory - Kerton Township Fire Department   (13) Kilbourne Fire Department   (14) Mason City City Hall   (15) Mason City Fire Protection District   (16) Mason County Ambulance Service   (17) Mason County Courthouse   (18) Mason County Jail   (19) Peterville Hall Historical   (20) Ridge - Lake Fire Protection District   (21) Salt Creek Townhall   (22) San Jose Fire Protection District  

Canal


(1) Allens Grove Ditch   (2) Biggs Ditch   (3) Central Ditch   (4) Fairview Ditch   (5) Furrer Ditch   (6) Hall Ditch   (7) Hardin Ditch   (8) Hurd Lake Ditch   (9) Main Ditch   (10) Manito Ditch   (11) Mason Tazewell Drainage Ditch   (12) Mcfadden Ditch   (13) Meeker Ditch   (14) Newton Ditch   (15) North Quiver Ditch   (16) Prairie Creek Ditch   (17) Red Oak Ditch   (18) Roos Ditch   (19) Ross Tyrell Ditch   (20) Samuels Ditch   (21) Tomlin Ditch   (22) Waldmeier Ditch   (23) Wash Lake Slough   (24) White And Brown Ditch   (25) White And Rowley Ditch  

Cemetery


(1) Albright Cemetery   (2) Allens Grove Cemetery   (3) Baker Cemetery   (4) Bath Cemetery   (5) Bethel Baptist Church Cemetery   (6) Big Grove Cemetery   (7) Bishop Cemetery   (8) Bratt Cemetery   (9) Carter Cemetery   (10) Chaney Cemetery   (11) Cherry Grove Cemetery   (12) Coon Grove Cemetery   (13) Crites Cemetery   (14) Easton Cemetery   (15) Fullerton Cemetery   (16) Hancock - Pioneer Cemetery   (17) Heater Cemetery   (18) Holstlaw Cemetery   (19) Jones Cemetery   (20) Kilbourne Cemetery   (21) Langston Cemetery   (22) Laurel Hill Cemetery   (23) Leases Grove Cemetery   (24) Leveldale Cemetery   (25) Mason City Cemetery   (26) Meadow Lawn Cemetery   (27) Morgan Cemetery   (28) Mount Zion Cemetery   (29) Neteler Cemetery   (30) New Hope Cemetery   (31) New Lebanon Cemetery   (32) Oak Grovecemetery   (33) Pleasant Hill Cemetery   (34) Pleasant View Cemetery   (35) Pratt Cemetery   (36) Quiver Presbyterian Cemetery   (37) Rakestraw Cemetery   (38) Roat Cemetery   (39) Saint Fredrick S Catholic Cemetery   (40) Saint Johns Cemetery   (41) Saint Mary S Catholic Cemetery   (42) Samm S Cemetery   (43) Sear S Cemetery   (44) Snicarte Cemetery   (45) Speckman Cemetery   (46) Steging Cemetery   (47) Swing Grove Cemetery   (48) Thomas Cemetery  

Census


(1) Goofy Ridge Census Designated Place  

Church


(1) Bethel Church   (2) Central Christian Church   (3) Christ Lutheran Church   (4) Christian Church   (5) Church Of The Nazarene   (6) Egypt Union Church   (7) Fairview Church   (8) First Assembly Of God Church   (9) First Baptist Church Historical   (10) First Baptist Church Of Mason City   (11) First Christian Church   (12) First United Methodist Church   (13) Kilbourne Baptist Church   (14) Leases Grove Church Historical   (15) Mason City United Methodist Church   (16) Mount Olive Church Historical   (17) Mount Zion Church   (18) New Lebanon Church   (19) Pennsylvania Lane Church   (20) Presbyterian Church   (21) Saint Barnabas Episcopal Church   (22) Saint Columba Catholic Church   (23) Saint Johns Church   (24) Saint Lukes Church   (25) Saint Patrick Catholic Church   (26) Saint Pauls Church   (27) Saint Pauls Evangelical Lutheran Church  

Civil


(1) City Of Havana   (2) City Of Mason City   (3) Mason County   (4) Township Of Allens Grove   (5) Township Of Bath   (6) Township Of Crane Creek   (7) Township Of Forest City   (8) Township Of Havana   (9) Township Of Kilbourne   (10) Township Of Lynchburg   (11) Township Of Manito   (12) Township Of Mason City   (13) Township Of Pennsylvania   (14) Township Of Quiver   (15) Township Of Salt Creek   (16) Township Of Sherman   (17) Village Of Bath   (18) Village Of Easton   (19) Village Of Forest City   (20) Village Of Kilbourne   (21) Village Of Manito   (22) Village Of San Jose   (23) Village Of Topeka  

Forest


(1) Sand Ridge State Forest  

Gut


(1) Anderson Slough   (2) Deep Slough   (3) East Branch Illinois River   (4) Long Branch   (5) Snicarte Slough  

Hospital


(1) Mason District Hospital  

Island


(1) Grand Island   (2) Island Of Canton   (3) Matanzas Island   (4) Snicarte Island  

Lake


(1) Agnew Lake   (2) Anderson Lake   (3) Angelo Lake   (4) Back Lake   (5) Bath Lake   (6) Bell Lake   (7) Bens Lake   (8) Bowles Lake   (9) Calomel Lake   (10) Carlson Lake   (11) Chain Lake   (12) Clear Lake   (13) Cross Slough   (14) Curtis Lake   (15) Dierker Lake   (16) Ellsberry Lake   (17) Finch Lake   (18) Fish Lake   (19) Grass Lake   (20) Jack Lake   (21) Lange Pond   (22) Matanzas Lake   (23) Mathew Bay   (24) Moscow Lake   (25) Mud Slough   (26) Negro Lake   (27) Norton Lake   (28) Patterson Bay   (29) Picket Lake   (30) Point Lake   (31) Pratt Lake   (32) Smith Lake   (33) Stafford Lake   (34) Stickey Lake   (35) Swan Lake   (36) Wilcox Lake   (37) Wily Wake  

Locale


(1) Clear Lake Outing Club   (2) Holmes Landing   (3) Jake Wolf Fish Hatchery   (4) Lakewood Golf Course   (5) Mason State Nursery   (6) Mid-state Dragway   (7) Moscow Farm   (8) North Campground   (9) Pine Campground   (10) Sand Ridge State Forest Headquarters   (11) Sedan Station Historical   (12) Simco Farm   (13) South Campground   (14) South Park Picnic Area   (15) Thompson Lake Pumping Station   (16) West Point Landing  

Park


(1) Anderson Lake State Conservation Area   (2) Carlson Lake Waterfowl Management Area   (3) H G Rice Park   (4) Henry Allan Gleason Nature Preserve   (5) Long Branch Sand Prairie Nature Preserve   (6) Mason County State Wildlife Refuge And Recreation Area   (7) Matanzas Prairie Nature Preserve   (8) Memorial Park   (9) Revis Hill Prairie Nature Preserve   (10) Riverfront Park   (11) Rockwell Park   (12) Sand Prairie - Scrub Oak Nature Preserve   (13) Tourist Park  

Populated Place


(1) Allen   (2) Bath   (3) Biggs   (4) Bishop   (5) Bluff City   (6) Chautauqua Park   (7) Conover   (8) Easton   (9) Eckard   (10) Forest City   (11) Goofy Ridge   (12) Harness   (13) Havana   (14) Kelsey   (15) Kilbourne   (16) Lakewood   (17) Long Branch   (18) Luther   (19) Manito   (20) Marbletown   (21) Mason City   (22) Matanzas   (23) Matanzas Beach   (24) Moscow Historical   (25) Natrona   (26) Peterville   (27) Poplar City   (28) Quiver Beach   (29) Saidora   (30) San Jose   (31) Snicarte   (32) Teheran   (33) Topeka   (34) Union   (35) White City   (36) Wolf Lake  

Post Office


(1) Havana Post Office   (2) Mason City Post Office   (3) Quiver Lake Post Office Historical  

Reservoir


(1) Mcharry Pond  

Ridge


(1) Red Oak Ridge  

School


(1) Allen Grove School Historical   (2) Anderson School Historical   (3) Ash Grove School Historical   (4) Baker School Historical   (5) Beck School Historical   (6) Blackjack School Historical   (7) Boatman School Historical   (8) Bowman School Historical   (9) Brown School Historical   (10) Chaney Union School Historical   (11) Cherry Grove School Historical   (12) Cloverleaf School Historical   (13) Coon School Historical   (14) Crescent School Historical   (15) Daniel School Historical   (16) Danville School Historical   (17) Deverman School Historical   (18) Dieffenbacher School Historical   (19) Dixon School Historical   (20) Ebenezer School Historical   (21) Fairview School   (22) Frankenfield School Historical   (23) Frog Pond School Historical   (24) Golden Valley School Historical   (25) Hardin School Historical   (26) Havana High School   (27) Haw Grove School Historical   (28) Hickory Grove School Historical   (29) Howarth School Historical   (30) Illini Central High School   (31) Illini Central Middle School   (32) Jones School Historical   (33) Jordan School Historical   (34) Knox School Historical   (35) Lake Grove School Historical   (36) Lake Shore School Historical   (37) Leases Grove School Historical   (38) Leinweber School Historical   (39) Leveldale School Historical   (40) Marbletown School Historical   (41) Matanzas School Historical   (42) Mccarty School Historical   (43) Midwest Central High School   (44) Midwest Central Primary School   (45) Mount Carmel School Historical   (46) New Central Elementary School   (47) North Prairie School Historical   (48) Oak Grove Public School Historical   (49) Oneal School Historical   (50) Patterson School Historical   (51) Pennsylvania Lane School Historical   (52) Peterville School Historical   (53) Pleasant Row School Historical   (54) Pleasant Unity School Historical   (55) Pleasant View School Historical   (56) Pollock School Historical   (57) Quiver School Historical   (58) Reavis Spring School Historical   (59) Red Oak School Historical   (60) Reed School Historical   (61) Riverview Public School Historical   (62) Roat School Historical   (63) Rockwell Public School Historical   (64) Rogers School Historical   (65) Saint Pauls Evangelical Lutheran School   (66) Sears Grove School Historical   (67) Sherman Valley School Historical   (68) Singley School Historical   (69) Sleepy Hollow School Historical   (70) South Heater School Historical   (71) Spaits School Historical   (72) Swing Grove School Historical   (73) Trout School Historical   (74) Union School Historical   (75) Union School Number 1 Historical   (76) Walker Grove School Historical   (77) Walker School Historical   (78) Wessling School Historical   (79) West Matanzas School Historical   (80) White Hall School Historical   (81) White Oak School Historical   (82) White School Historical   (83) Wooley School Historical  

Spring


(1) Revis Spring  

Stream


(1) Cabiness Creek   (2) Coal Creek   (3) Jordan Creek   (4) Kerton Creek   (5) Otter Creek   (6) Pecan Creek   (7) Pike Creek   (8) Sleepy Hollow Ditch   (9) Spoon River   (10) White Oak Creek   (11) Wilson Creek  

Summit


(1) Buxtom Hill   (2) Hickory Grove Hill   (3) Little Mound  

Tower


(1) Wduk-fm Havana  

Trail


(1) Deer Run Hiking Trail  

Valley


(1) Sleepy Hollow  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Mason County, Illinois

62644 (pop. 5,773) 61546 (pop. 4,402) 62664 (pop. 3,338)
61567 (pop. 1,053) 62682 (pop. 1,031) 62617 (pop. 792)
62633 (pop. 722) 61532 (pop. 640) 62655 (pop. 622)


Counties Nearby Mason County, Illinois

Menard County, IL  (pop. 12,460) 16.6 Miles
Fulton County, IL  (pop. 36,660) 21.6 Miles
Cass County, IL  (pop. 13,575) 27.2 Miles
Tazewell County, IL  (pop. 136,078) 28.4 Miles
Logan County, IL  (pop. 30,085) 30.0 Miles
Schuyler County, IL  (pop. 6,917) 36.1 Miles
Peoria County, IL  (pop. 187,463) 36.4 Miles
Sangamon County, IL  (pop. 199,109) 37.1 Miles
Morgan County, IL  (pop. 35,322) 41.1 Miles
Mcdonough County, IL  (pop. 32,515) 42.5 Miles



Area Code(s) in Mason County, Illinois

309, 217



Elevation in Mason County, Illinois is 509.0 ft. (155.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Mason County, Illinois

Lat: 40.260702 N        Long: -89.913299 W



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Economic Analysis

People and the communities they live in depend on money. The people of Mason County, 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 County, Illinois

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 353   (5.3%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 219   (3.3%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 371   (5.6%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 670   (10.0%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 893   (13.4%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 928   (13.9%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 1,049   (15.7%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 496   (7.4%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 234   (3.5%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 173   (2.6%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 54   (0.8%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 76   (1.1%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 791   (11.9%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 362   (5.4%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Mason County, Illinois)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 5,329

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 470

In 3-person carpool : 101

In 4-person carpool : 46

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 5

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 : 2

Taxicab : 0

Motorcycle : 39

Bicycle : 20

Walked : 172

Other means : 57

Worked at home : 233


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Mason County, Illinois)

Less than 5 minutes : 751

5 to 9 minutes : 1,004

10 to 14 minutes : 820

15 to 19 minutes : 378

20 to 24 minutes : 533

25 to 29 minutes : 307

30 to 34 minutes : 582

35 to 39 minutes : 181

40 to 44 minutes : 230

45 to 59 minutes : 762

60 to 89 minutes : 563

90 or more minutes : 130


(updated 2009)



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

With Social Security income : 2,236

No Social Security income : 4,234


(updated 2009)



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

With retirement income : 1,474

No retirement income : 4,996


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Mason County, Illinois)

Less than $10,000 : 273

$10,000 to $14,999 : 223

$15,000 to $19,999 : 166

$20,000 to $24,999 : 149

$25,000 to $29,999 : 272

$30,000 to $34,999 : 280

$35,000 to $39,999 : 268

$40,000 to $44,999 : 282

$45,000 to $49,999 : 239

$50,000 to $59,999 : 343

$60,000 to $74,999 : 642

$75,000 to $99,999 : 550

$100,000 to $124,999 : 289

$125,000 to $149,999 : 96

$150,000 to $199,999 : 176

$200,000 or more : 127


(updated 2009)



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

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $51,268


(updated 2009)



Occupations in Mason County, Illinois

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 836  (21.4%)
  • Service Occupations: 381  (9.8%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 523  (13.4%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 182  (4.7%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 707  (18.1%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 932  (29.3%)
  • Service Occupations: 865  (27.2%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 1,138  (35.7%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 19  (0.6%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 17  (0.5%)


(updated 2010)





Employment Rate In Mason County, Illinois

Employed: 7,096
Unemployed: 442



Minority Owned Firms of 100 or More in
Mason County, Illinois

  • Total Black-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total American Indian-and Alaska Native-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total Asian-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total Hispanic-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total Native Hawaiian-and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total women-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Other: 100%



Water Usage In Mason County, Illinois

Ground Water

 
Fresh 39.69 Mgal/d
Saline 0.00 Mgal/d

Total 39.69 Mgal/d
 

Surface Water

 
Fresh 83.12 Mgal/d
Saline 0.00 Mgal/d

Total 83.12 Mgal/d





There are 1,081 Farms In Mason County, Illinois


(updated 2008)



Banks In Mason County, Illinois

The Havana National Bank - 3 Branches


    Bank Assets: $652.4k
    Industry Specialization: Agricultural
    Total Offices: 5

Mason City National Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $75.7k
    Industry Specialization: Agricultural
    Total Offices: 1

Petefish, Skiles & Co. - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $176.8k
    Industry Specialization: Agricultural
    Total Offices: 3

Morton Community Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $2.8m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 32

Community Bank Of Easton - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $31.8k
    Industry Specialization: Agricultural
    Total Offices: 1

Triumph Community Bank, National Association - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $982.5k
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 19

1st State Bank Of Mason City - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $29.7k
    Industry Specialization: All Other < $1 Billion
    Total Offices: 1

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Mason County, Illinois

  • General Downing - Peoria International


    (about 30.1 miles in Peoria, Illinois; Airport Code: PIA)

  • Greater Peoria


    (about 30.1 miles in Peoria, Illinois; Airport Code: PIA)

  • Logan County


    (about 31.3 miles in Lincoln, Illinois; Airport Code: II4)

  • Abraham Lincoln Capital


    (about 31.3 miles in Grandview, Illinois; Airport Code: SPI)

  • Capital


    (about 31.3 miles in Grandview, Illinois; Airport Code: SPI)

  • Jacksonville Municipal


    (about 37.7 miles in Arcadia, Illinois; Airport Code: IJX)

  • Macomb Municipal


    (about 42.8 miles in Macomb, Illinois; Airport Code: MQB)

  • Galesburg Municipal


    (about 54.1 miles in Galesburg, Illinois; Airport Code: GBG)

  • Central Illinois Regional


    (about 54.1 miles in Bloomington, Illinois; Airport Code: BMI)

  • Decatur Airport


    (about 62.6 miles in Decatur, Illinois; Airport Code: DEC)

  • Quincy Regional-Baldwin Field


    (about 71.2 miles in Fowler, Illinois; Airport Code: UIN)

  • Burlington Municipal


    (about 73.2 miles in Carman, Illinois; Airport Code: BRL)

  • Southeast Iowa Regional


    (about 73.2 miles in Carman, Illinois; Airport Code: BRL)

  • Fort Madison Municipal


    (about 79.3 miles in Fort Madison, Iowa; Airport Code: FMS)

  • Keokuk Municipal


    (about 81.0 miles in Keokuk, Iowa; Airport Code: EOK)

  • Illinois Valley Regional


    (about 85.2 miles in Peru, Illinois; Airport Code: VYS)

  • University of Illinois/Willard


    (about 87.6 miles in Savoy, Illinois; Airport Code: CMI)

  • Quad City International


    (about 87.7 miles in Moline, Illinois; Airport Code: MLI)

  • Rantoul National Aviation Center


    (about 93.4 miles in Rantoul, Illinois; Airport Code: II1)

  • St. Louis Regional


    (about 94.9 miles in East Alton, Illinois; Airport Code: ALN)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Mason County, Illinois

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

78.62%

Carpooled

13.56%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.14%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.03%

Subway Or Elevated

0.0%

Railroad

0.0%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

0.0%

Motorcycle

0.0%

Bicycle

0.13%

Walked

2.35%

Other Means

0.57%

Worked At Home

4.61%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

Everyone needs shelter in rented housing or individually owned homes. Each community, including Mason County, 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 County, Illinois)

Family households:

Married-couple family : 3,488

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 293

Female householder, no husband present : 594

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 1,863

Householder not living alone : 232


(updated 2009)



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

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 31

Male householder and female partner : 111

Female householder and female partner : 18

Female householder and male partner : 152

All other households : 6,158


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Mason County, Illinois)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 3,103

Renter-occupied housing units : 385

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 241

Renter-occupied housing units : 52

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 301

Renter-occupied housing units : 293

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 1,594

Renter-occupied housing units : 501


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Mason County, Illinois)

Less than $10,000 : 452

$10,000 to $14,999 : 558

$15,000 to $19,999 : 423

$20,000 to $24,999 : 319

$25,000 to $29,999 : 498

$30,000 to $34,999 : 383

$35,000 to $39,999 : 325

$40,000 to $44,999 : 438

$45,000 to $49,999 : 334

$50,000 to $59,999 : 480

$60,000 to $74,999 : 734

$75,000 to $99,999 : 751

$100,000 to $124,999 : 362

$125,000 to $149,999 : 97

$150,000 to $199,999 : 176

$200,000 or more : 140


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Mason County, Illinois)

Total : 7,122


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Mason County, Illinois)

Occupied : 6,470

Vacant : 652


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Mason County, Illinois)

Median number of rooms : 6


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Mason County, Illinois)

Built 2005 or later : 129

Built 2000 to 2004 : 239

Built 1990 to 1999 : 481

Built 1980 to 1989 : 421

Built 1970 to 1979 : 1,467

Built 1960 to 1969 : 957

Built 1950 to 1959 : 636

Built 1940 to 1949 : 449

Built 1939 or earlier : 2,343


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Mason County, Illinois)

Utility gas : 3,821

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 1,430

Electricity : 1,064

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 45

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 70

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 34

No fuel used : 6


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Mason County, Illinois)

Less than $10,000 : 86

$10,000 to $14,999 : 83

$15,000 to $19,999 : 109

$20,000 to $24,999 : 114

$25,000 to $29,999 : 91

$30,000 to $34,999 : 135

$35,000 to $39,999 : 186

$40,000 to $49,999 : 408

$50,000 to $59,999 : 377

$60,000 to $69,999 : 465

$70,000 to $79,999 : 466

$80,000 to $89,999 : 564

$90,000 to $99,999 : 391

$100,000 to $124,999 : 605

$125,000 to $149,999 : 397

$150,000 to $174,999 : 208

$175,000 to $199,999 : 89

$200,000 to $249,999 : 194

$250,000 to $299,999 : 76

$300,000 to $399,999 : 112

$400,000 to $499,999 : 12

$500,000 to $749,999 : 39

$750,000 to $999,999 : 29

$1,000,000 or more : 3


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Mason County, 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 : 172

Home equity loan only : 269

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 8

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 2,327

Housing units without a mortgage : 2,463


(updated 2009)



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

Built 2005 or later : $112,500

Built 2000 to 2004 : $106,900

Built 1990 to 1999 : $119,700

Built 1980 to 1989 : $50,400

Built 1970 to 1979 : $88,000

Built 1960 to 1969 : $88,700

Built 1950 to 1959 : $72,400

Built 1940 to 1949 : $67,400

Built 1939 or earlier : $71,200


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Mason County, Illinois: 66.8%

Percentage of Family Households in Illinois: 65.8%


(updated 2010)



Building Permits in Mason County, Illinois

* Units are useful in showing how many separate living spaces
were built. e.g. apartments, townhomes, condos, etc.

    Buildings Units Cost
1999        
  Single Family 33 33 $3,311,475
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

33 33 $3,311,475
2000        
  Single Family 15 15 $1,368,857
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

15 15 $1,368,857
2001        
  Single Family 28 28 $1,990,636
  Two Family 1 2 $147,824
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

29 30 $2,138,460
2002        
  Single Family 42 42 $3,621,652
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

42 42 $3,621,652
2003        
  Single Family 3 3 $250,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

3 3 $250,000
2004        
  Single Family 16 16 $1,950,150
  Two Family 1 2 $110,000
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

17 18 $2,060,150
2005        
  Single Family 15 15 $2,132,741
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

15 15 $2,132,741
2006        
  Single Family 5 5 $577,942
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

5 5 $577,942


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Mason County, IL): $35,985
Median Household Income In 2000 (Illinois): $46,590


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Mason County): $59,600
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Illinois): $127,800


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Mason County, Illinois

Utility Gas: 60.7%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 24.6%
Electricity: 11.3%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 1.1%
Coal Or Coke: 0.1%
Wood: 1.7%
Solar Energy: 0.1%
Other Fuel: 0.3%
No Fuel Used: 0.1%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





Population in Group Quarters in Mason County, Illinois

Institutionalized population


  • Correctional facilities for adults : 19.42%
  • Nursing facilities/Skilled-nursing facilities : 66.99%

Noninstitutionalized population


  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 13.59%


(updated 2010)







Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Mason County): $390
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Illinois): $605
Fair Market Rent in 2007 (Mason County): $540


(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 County, Illinois are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Mason County, Illinois

Mason District Hospital Home Health


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

Menard County Health Departmen


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

Graham Hospital Association


     Address: 410 East Elm Street, Canton, Illinois 61520
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Private
     Certified Date: 12/1/1976

Spoon River Home Hlth Services


     Address: 332 East Fort Street, Farmington, Illinois 61531
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 3/9/1993

Cass County Home Health Agency


     Address: 331 South Main Street, Virginia, Illinois 62691
     Ownership: Government - State/county
     Certified Date: 3/1/1983

Hospitals Close To Mason County, Illinois

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

Graham Hospital Association


     Address: 210 West Walnut Street, Canton, Illinois 61520
     Hospital Type: Acute Care 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

Hopedale Medical Complex


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

Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital


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

Nursing Homes Close To Mason County, Illinois

Mason City Area Nursing Home


     Address: 520 North Price Avenue, Mason City, Illinois 62664
     Ownership: Non Profit - Other
     Number of Residents: 63
     Percent Occupied: 95%

Havana Health Care Center


     Address: 609 North Harpham Street, Havana, Illinois 62644
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 67
     Percent Occupied: 68%

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%

Farmington Country Manor


     Address: 701 South Main Street, Farmington, Illinois 61531
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 89
     Percent Occupied: 97%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Mason County, Illinois

Name: Clinton
Address: PO Box 678; Clinton, IL 61727
Distance: 51 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Mason County, Illinois

    Retired Workers: 5,405
    Disabled Workers: 905
    Widowers Workers: 1,115
    Spouses Workers: 700
    Children Workers: 555


(updated 2007)



Government Finances In Mason County, Illinois


Charges


All Other: $450,000


Federal Intergovernmental


General Support: $45,000
Health & Hospitals: $189,000
All Other: $7,000


State Intergovernmental


General Support: $1,272,000
Health & Hospitals: $450,000
Highways: $1,499,000


Current Operations


Correctional Institutions: $612,000
Financial Administration: $843,000
Judicial And Legal Services: $537,000
Central Staff Services: $346,000
General Public Buildings: $71,000
Health Services - Other: $860,000
Regular Highways: $1,799,000
Police Protection: $601,000
General - Other: $1,642,000


Construction


Regular Highways: $141,000


Other Capital Outlay


Central Staff: $47,000
Regular Highways: $248,000
Police Protection: $52,000
General - Other: $28,000


Tax


Property: $2,577,000
Other License: $645,000


Miscellaneous


Interest Earnings: $75,000
General Revenue, Nec: $1,060,000


Other Funds


Cash & Deposits: $6,807,000



Otal Salaries & Wages: $2,720,000


(updated 2006)



Mason County, Illinois Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 44.76%
  • Bush & Cheney 54.39%
  • Other 0.85%



(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 County, Illinois citizens.

Relocation to Mason County, IL

5.47 % of Mason County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $31,467

Illinois Average 5.66 %

10 or fewer residents relocated from other nations

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

  • Tazewell County , IL 1.53 % ($34,033 AGI )
  • Fulton County , IL 0.43 % ($32,880 AGI )
  • Peoria County , IL 0.34 % ($37,600 AGI )
  • Logan County , IL 0.32 % ($37,000 AGI )
  • Sangamon County , IL 0.32 % ($21,947 AGI )
  • Menard County , IL 0.17 % ($24,300 AGI )

Relocation away from Mason County, IL

7.16 % of Mason 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 $30,507

Illinois Average 5.99 %

10 or fewer residents relocated to other nations

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

  • Tazewell County , IL 2.13 % ($30,260 AGI )
  • Logan County , IL 0.67 % ($22,025 AGI )
  • Fulton County , IL 0.64 % ($23,500 AGI )
  • Peoria County , IL 0.52 % ($26,355 AGI )
  • Sangamon County , IL 0.42 % ($36,520 AGI )
  • Menard County , IL 0.20 % ($69,583 AGI )
  • Mclean County , IL 0.17 % ($21,400 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 County, Illinois is based on over 50 years of data.

Tornado Information For Mason County, Illinois


On 04/19/1996, a tornado touched down 3.62 miles from the center of Mason County, Illinois. The tornado was rated a category 1 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities.

On 05/15/1968, a tornado touched down 4.88 miles from the center of Mason County, Illinois. The tornado was rated a category 3 . There were 25 injuries and 0 fatalities. Damages ranged from $500,000 to $5,000,000.

On 11/29/1975, a tornado touched down 5.67 miles from the center of Mason County, Illinois. The tornado was rated a category 2 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities. Damages ranged from $50,000-$500,000.

On 05/30/2003, a tornado touched down 8.25 miles from the center of Mason County, Illinois. The tornado was rated a category 1 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities.

On 06/14/1974, a tornado touched down 8.64 miles from the center of Mason County, Illinois. The tornado was rated a category 0 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities.



Storms In Mason County, Illinois

  Fatalities Injuries Property
Damage
Crop
Damage
Thunderstorm Wind        
08/07/2007, 12:00 am 0 0 $18K --
08/12/1999, 06:38 pm 0 0 $100K $12M
08/12/1999, 06:25 pm 0 0 $50K --
06/01/1999, 05:10 pm 0 0 $200K --
06/29/1998, 03:08 pm 0 1 $100K --
06/26/1994, 06:34 pm 0 0 $5K --
08/23/1993, 05:12 pm 0 0 $1K --
         



Tornados In Mason County, Illinois

    Length Width F-Scale Fatalities Injuries Property
Damage
Crop
Damage

Tornado

  2003-05-30 -- 10 -- 0 0 -- --
  2003-05-10 8 150 1 0 0 -- --
  2003-05-10 3 100 1 0 0 -- --
  2003-05-10 3 400 1 0 0 -- --
  1999-06-01 4 200 1 0 0 $500K --
  1999-06-01 -- 10 -- 0 0 -- --
  1998-06-14 -- 10 -- 0 0 -- --
  1998-05-15 1 150 -- 0 0 $4K --
  1998-04-07 10 20 1 0 0 -- --
  1998-04-07 1 35 2 0 0 -- --
  1998-04-07 -- 10 -- 0 0 -- --
  1998-04-07 -- 180 1 0 0 -- --
  1995-05-13 7 880 4 0 45 $6M --
  1995-05-09 3 220 -- 0 0 -- --
  1992-04-15 1 50 -- 0 0 $250K --
  1990-11-27 5 100 1 0 0 $250K --
  1981-04-13 26 33 1 0 0 $3M --
  1981-04-13 7 100 1 0 0 $3M --
  1975-11-29 19 33 2 0 0 $250K --
  1975-05-26 -- 33 -- 0 0 -- --
  1966-05-23 2 100 1 0 0 $250K --
  1961-01-01 -- 33 -- 0 0 $3K --
  1914-01-01 12 100 1 0 2 $250K --
  1905-01-01 9 250 2 0 1 -- --



Hurricanes And Storms In Mason County, Illinois

  • Extratropical Storm: GILBERT - September 1988 - Wind Speed: 25 Knots



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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 County, 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)



Jails in Mason County, Illinois


  • Mason County Jail


    102 West Market, Havana, IL 62644
    Confined: 51
    Avg. Population: 40

  • Mason County Jail


    102 West Market, Havana, IL 62644
    Confined: 51
    Avg. Population: 40

  • Mason County Jail


    102 West Market, Havana, IL 62644
    Confined: 51
    Avg. Population: 40


(updated 2006)



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