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Population (year 2000): 29,172. Estimated population in July 2005: 27,909 (-4.3% change)
Males: 13,817 (47.4%), Females: 15,355 (52.6%)

Cerro Gordo County

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Median resident age: 38.2 years
Median household income: $33,852 (year 2000)
Median house value: $72,700 (year 2000)

Mason City, IA residents, houses, and apartments details

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Races in Mason City:

  • White Non-Hispanic (93.4%)
  • Hispanic (3.4%)
  • Two or more races (1.4%)
  • Black (1.2%)
  • Other race (1.1%)

Ancestries: German (40.2%), Norwegian (16.3%), Irish (13.3%), English (9.6%), United States (5.1%), Swedish (3.1%).

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Elevation: 1138 feet

Land area: 25.8 square miles

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For population 25 years and over in Mason City

  • High school or higher: 86.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.6%
  • Unemployed: 5.4%
  • Mean travel time to work: 13.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Mason City city

  • Never married: 24.4%
  • Now married: 53.6%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 9.7%
  • Divorced: 11.3%

1.5% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -126 (-0.4%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: IA Waterloo, (74.3 miles )

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Paul, MN St. (125.0 miles pop. 287,151).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: IL Chicago, (390.1 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: IA (8.6 miles Plymouth, Rock Falls, IA (8.9 miles) , IA (9.6 miles Manly, IA (11.4 miles Rockwell, Lake, IA (12.3 miles Clear Springs, IA (13.3 miles Nora Swaledale, IA (14.2 miles) , IA (14.2 miles Kensett,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 55 buildings, average cost: $123,300
  • 1997: 53 buildings, average cost: $109,300
  • 1998: 65 buildings, average cost: $117,600
  • 1999: 38 buildings, average cost: $158,700
  • 2000: 36 buildings, average cost: $166,500
  • 2001: 31 buildings, average cost: $132,600
  • 2002: 48 buildings, average cost: $149,200
  • 2003: 49 buildings, average cost: $162,600
  • 2004: 54 buildings, average cost: $183,100
  • 2005: 51 buildings, average cost: $158,400

Latitude: 43.15 N, Longitude: 93.20 W

Area code: 641


Mason City, Iowa business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (23.1%), Manufacturing (19.7%), Retail trade (14.8%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +5,499 (+18.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 12,310 (86.3%)


 

Crime in Mason City by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 1 1 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 3.4 3.4 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 8 6 3 3 10 9
    per 100,000 27.4 20.6 10.3 10.3 34.3 30.9
Robberies 9 6 8 9 14 9
    per 100,000 30.9 20.6 27.4 30.9 48.0 30.9
Assaults 108 39 40 20 32 39
    per 100,000 370.2 133.7 137.1 68.6 109.7 133.7
Burglaries 326 298 329 308 337 250
    per 100,000 1117.5 1021.5 1127.8 1055.8 1155.2 857.0
Thefts 1,751 1,687 1,441 1,291 1,289 1,339
    per 100,000 6002.3 5782.9 4939.7 4425.5 4418.6 4590.0
Auto thefts 59 47 41 57 40 38
    per 100,000 202.2 161.1 140.5 195.4 137.1 130.3
428.8 360.3 331.0 293.6 318.6 302.3


Average climate in Mason City, Iowa

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Mason City-area historical tornado activity is near Iowa state average. It is 115% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/15/1968, a category 5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 26.8 miles away from the Mason City city center killed 13 people and injured 462 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 10/14/1966, a category 5 tornado 27.5 miles away from the city center killed 6 people and injured 172 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.


Birthplace of: Meredith Willson - (1902-1984), composer, Mike Banks - 2005 NFL player (New Orleans Saints, born: Nov 5, 1979), Jeff Horner - College basketball player (Iowa Hawkeyes).


Hospital/medical center in Mason City:
  • MERCY MEDICAL CENTER-NORTH IOWA (1000 FOURTH STREET SW)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Mason City:
  • FRANKLIN GENERAL HOSPITAL (about 28 miles; HAMPTON, IA)
  • MITCHELL COUNTY REGIONAL HEALTH CENTER (about 29 miles; OSAGE, IA)
  • BELMOND MEDICAL CENTER (about 36 miles; BELMOND, IA)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Mason City:
  • MASON CITY MUNI (about 8 miles; MASON CITY, IA; ID: MCW)
  • WATERLOO MUNI (about 70 miles; WATERLOO, IA; ID: ALO)
  • ROCHESTER INTERNATIONAL (about 72 miles; ROCHESTER, MN; ID: RST)
Other public-use airports nearest to Mason City:
  • NORTHWOOD MUNI (about 20 miles; NORTHWOOD, IA; ID: 5D2)
  • LAKE MILLS MUNI (about 27 miles; LAKE MILLS, IA; ID: 0Y6)
  • FOREST CITY MUNI (about 30 miles; FOREST CITY, IA; ID: FXY)


Local government employment and payroll (March 2004)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Airports 5 $17,092 $41,020 0 $0
Local Libraries 14 $26,769 $22,944 3 $1,769


Colleges/Universities in Mason City:
  • NORTH IOWA AREA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 2,161; Location: 500 COLLEGE DR; Public; Website: www.niacc.cc.ia.us/)
  • HAMILTON COLLEGE-MASON CITY BRANCH (FT enrollment: 251; Location: 100 FIRST ST NW; Private, for-profit; Website: WWW.HAMILTONIA.EDU)
  • LA JAMES COLLEGE OF HAIRSTYLING AND COSMETOLOGY (FT enrollment: 94; Location: 24 SECOND ST NE; Private, for-profit; Website: www.lajames.com)
  • MERCY MEDICAL CENTER-NORTH IOWA SCHOOL OF RAD TECH (FT enrollment: 14; Location: 1000 FOURTH ST SW; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.mercynorthiowa.com)
  • DWYER AIRCRAFT SALES (Location: MUNICIPAL AIRPORT; Private, for-profit)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Mason City:
  • HAWKEYE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 75 miles; WATERLOO, IA; Full-time enrollment: 3,292)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NORTHERN IOWA (about 78 miles; CEDAR FALLS, IA; FT enrollment: 12,524)
  • IOWA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 79 miles; AMES, IA; FT enrollment: 24,473)
  • ROCHESTER COMMUNITY AND TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 79 miles; ROCHESTER, MN; FT enrollment: 3,368)
  • IOWA CENTRAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 82 miles; FT DODGE, IA; FT enrollment: 2,807)
  • MINNESOTA STATE UNVERSITY-MANKATO (about 89 miles; MANKATO, MN; FT enrollment: 11,210)
  • SAINT OLAF COLLEGE (about 91 miles; NORTHFIELD, MN; FT enrollment: 2,968)
Public high schools in Mason City:
  • MASON CITY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,261; Location: 1700 FOURTH SE; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • ALTERNATIVE SCHOOL (Students: 94; Location: 19 N ILLINOIS; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high school in Mason City:
  • NEWMAN CATHOLIC SCHOLL SYSTEM (Students: 696; Location: 2445 19TH S W; Grades: PK - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Mason City:
  • JOHN ADAMS MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 515; Location: 29 S ILLINOIS AVE; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • ROOSEVELT MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 495; Location: 303 15TH SE; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • HARDING ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 447; Location: 1239 N RHODE ISLAND; Grades: KG - 05)
  • JEFFERSON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 431; Location: 1421 4TH SE; Grades: KG - 05)
  • HOOVER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 409; Location: 1123 8TH NW; Grades: KG - 05)
  • MADISON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 296; Location: 2620 S JEFFERSON; Grades: KG - 05)
  • ROOSEVELT ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 271; Location: 313 15TH SE; Grades: KG - 05)
  • WASHINGTON EARLY CHILDHOOD (Students: 38; Location: 710 N WASHINGTON; Grades: UG - UG)
Private primary/middle school in Mason City:
  • MASON CITY SEVENTH DAY ADVENTI (Students: 8; Location: 811 NORTH KENTUCKY; Grades: 1 - 7)
Library in Mason City:
  • MASON CITY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $755,501; Location: 225 2ND ST SE; 99,513 books; 2,623 audio materials; 2,440 video materials; 327 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Mason City: Mason City Country Club (A), Averydale Access (B), North Iowa Fairgrounds (C), Interstate Grain Incorporated Elevator (D), Highland Park Golf Course (E), I-35 Speedway (F), Willowbrook Plaza (G), Mason City Campground (H), Activity Center Complex (I), Administration Building (J), McAllister Hall (K), Mason City Public Library (L), Mason City Police Department (M), Mason City Hall (N), Mason City Fire Department (O), Careers Building Complex (P), OK House (Q), Northern Iowa Area Community College Farm (R), Cerro Gordo County Courthouse (S), Beem Center (T).

Shopping Centers: Southport Mall (1), Southbridge Mall (2), Regency Square Mall (3), Plaza West Mall (4).

Churches in Mason City include: Seventh Day Adventist Church (A), Trinity Lutheran Church (B), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (C), Adas Israel Synagogue (D), Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of North Central Iowa (E), Salvation Army Church (F), Faith Baptist Church (G), Temple Baptist Church (H).

Cemeteries: Independent Order of Odd Fellows Cemetery (1), Saint Josephs Cemetery (2), Elmwood Cemetery (3).

Reservoirs: Spring Lake (A), Briarstone Lake (B), Lake Cona Toma (C), Sunset Lake (D).

Creeks: Ideal Creek (A), Mason Creek (B), Calmus Creek (C), Willow Creek (D), Cheslea Creek (E).

Parks in Mason City include: Lester Milligan Park (1), MacNiders Woods (2), Norris Youth Softball Complex (3), Margaret MacNider Park (4), Kiwanis Park (5), Oak Park (6), East Park (7), Asbury Park (8), South Washington Park (9).

Post office: (A).  


Mason City compared to Iowa state average:
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Mason City:
  • KRIB (1490 AM; 1 kW; MASON CITY, IA; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF MASON CITY, INC.)
  • KGLO (1300 AM; 5 kW; MASON CITY, IA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KRNI (1010 AM; 1 kW; MASON CITY, IA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTHERN IOWA)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KNFX (970 AM; 5 kW; AUSTIN, MN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))
  • KCNZ (1250 AM; 10 kW; CEDAR FALLS, IA; Owner: FIFE COMMUNICATION COMPANY, L.C.)
  • KTIS (900 AM; 25 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)

Strongest FM radio stations in Mason City:
  • KIAI (93.9 FM; MASON CITY, IA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KCMR (97.9 FM; MASON CITY, IA; Owner: TLC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KLSS-FM (106.1 FM; MASON CITY, IA; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF MASON CITY, INC.)
  • K223AB (92.5 FM; MASON CITY, IA; Owner: GREAT COMM. COMMCNS. OF N. IOWA INC)
  • KUNY (91.5 FM; MASON CITY, IA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTHERN IOWA)
  • K214BA (90.7 FM; MASON CITY, ETC., IA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTHERN IOWA)
  • KBDC (88.5 FM; MASON CITY, IA; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KLKK (103.7 FM; CLEAR LAKE, IA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KAUS-FM (99.9 FM; AUSTIN, MN; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF LUVERNE, INC.)
  • KSMA-FM (98.7 FM; OSAGE, IA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KIOW (107.3 FM; FOREST CITY, IA; Owner: PILOT KNOB BROADCASTING)
  • KYTC (102.7 FM; NORTHWOOD, IA; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF MASON CITY, INC.)
  • KLMJ (104.9 FM; HAMPTON, IA; Owner: CD BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Mason City:
  • KIMT (Channel 3; MASON CITY, IA; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KYIN (Channel 24; MASON CITY, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • KAAL (Channel 6; AUSTIN, MN; Owner: KAAL-TV, LLC)
  • KTTC (Channel 10; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: KTTC TELEVISION, INC.)

To understand how the electorate votes by state, you have to understand the demographics of the cities and counties in each of those states. As pollsters, we try to keep all of the important variables such as income, gender, and race consistent.

Source: City-Data.com


 

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