Mason is a medium-sized city located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 33,870 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Mason is the 46th largest community in Ohio.
Mason real estate is some of the most expensive in Ohio, although Mason house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Mason is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 86.41% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Mason is a city of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Mason who work in management occupations (17.77%), sales jobs (11.28%), and office and administrative support (8.87%).
Also of interest is that Mason has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 9.54% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Mason is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Mason’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
If knowledge is power, Mason is a pretty powerful place. 59.22% of the adults in Mason have earned a 4-year college degree, masters degree, MD, law degree, or even PhD. Compare that to the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns.
The per capita income in Mason in 2018 was $51,873, which is wealthy relative to Ohio and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $207,492 for a family of four.
Mason is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Mason home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Mason residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Mason include German, Irish, English, Italian, and European.
The most common language spoken in Mason is English. Other important languages spoken here include Langs. of India and Spanish.