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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.


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Median household income
Local
$60,433
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Mason demographic reports
Mason is on the Massachusetts border
Former and merged names include:
· Number One
Well-known residents have included:
· Samuel Wilson, local meatpacker who is believed to have inspired Uncle Sam character
Nearby parks & recreation: Russell State Forest
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was above the national average. (See library links below.)

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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.

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31% of Mason residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Mason, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $463.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,237.


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Libraries in Mason include Mason Public Library ... View libraries

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Hillsborough County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Mason political report.

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The average commute time for Mason workers is 36 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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