Mason, WV Population

Population: 1,064. Estimated population in July 2020: 1,052 (-1.1% change)
Males: 503 (47.3%), Females: 561 (52.7%)

Mason County

Zip code: 25260

Median resident age: 41.2 years
Median household income: $24,621
Median house value: $54,600

Races in Mason:

  • White Non-Hispanic (96.6%)
  • American Indian (2.7%)
  • Two or more races (1.3%)

Ancestries: United States (20.7%), German (15.1%), English (6.8%), Irish (6.2%), Dutch (1.8%), Scottish (1.0%).

Elevation: 581 feet

Land area: 0.6 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Mason

  • High school or higher: 73.1%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 7.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.1%
  • Unemployed: 6.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 28.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Mason town

  • Never married: 16.9%
  • Now married: 59.1%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 11.0%
  • Divorced: 11.8%

0.4% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +12 (+1.1%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Mason:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Mason:

  • MID-OHIO VALLEY REGIONAL (about 47 miles; PARKERSBURG, WV; Abbreviation: PKB)
  • YEAGER (about 55 miles; CHARLESTON, WV; Abbreviation: CRW)
  • TRI-STATE/MILTON J. FERGUSON FIELD (about 58 miles; HUNTINGTON, WV; Abbreviation: HTS)
Other public-use airports nearest to Mason:

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Mason:

  • OHIO UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 22 miles; ATHENS, OH; Full-time enrollment: 18,721)
  • HOCKING TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 33 miles; NELSONVILLE, OH; Full-time enrollment: 4,050)
  • WEST VIRGINIA UNIVERSITY AT PARKERSBURG (about 39 miles; PARKERSBURG, WV; Full-time enrollment: 2,306)
  • MARSHALL UNIVERSITY (about 50 miles; HUNTINGTON, WV; Full-time enrollment: 12,361)
  • WEST VIRGINIA STATE COLLEGE (about 61 miles; INSTITUTE, WV; Full-time enrollment: 3,688)
  • SHAWNEE STATE UNIVERSITY (about 66 miles; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Full-time enrollment: 2,849)
  • DENISON UNIVERSITY (about 80 miles; GRANVILLE, OH; Full-time enrollment: 2,101)

Schools

Public high school in Mason:

  • WAHAMA HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 437; Location: #1 WHITE FALCON DRIVE; Grades: 07 – 12)
Public primary/middle school in Mason:

  • MASON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 202; Location: ADAMS STREET; Grades: 01 – 06)