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Mason is a town in Hillsborough County, in the Manchester-Nashua metro area.
The community was named after Capt. John Mason, who brought the first settlers to the state in 1631
The latitude of Mason is 42.743N. The longitude is -71.769W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 581 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 1,147.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Mason demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Hillsborough County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Nashua area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 03048 ZIP code.
8% of Mason residents report German ancestry, and 19% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Mason ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Mason was $28,503, compared with $21,587 nationally.
31% of Mason residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Mason, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $463. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,237.
Libraries in Mason include Mason Public Library ... View libraries
Hillsborough County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Mason political report.
The average commute time for Mason workers is 36 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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