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Mason is a town in Effingham County, in the Effingham metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Illinois named Mason. For links to other places called Mason, IL, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Mason is 38.953N. The longitude is -88.623W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 581 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 396.


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Median household income
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$40,441
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
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43% of Mason residents report German ancestry, and 6% 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 $13,392, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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4% 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 $275.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $676.


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Effingham 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 25 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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DUPLICATE NAMES
Other IL communities named Mason:
  �Effingham County township

IL communities formerly known as Mason:
  �Mason City, Mason County

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