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Mason County
  • County in Washington

Report Card

grade C minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade D+
  2. Housing
    grade D minus
  3. Nightlife
    grade B
  4. Good for Families
    grade C minus
  5. Diversity
    grade B
  6. Jobs
    grade B minus
  7. Weather
    grade A
  8. Cost of Living
    grade C minus
  9. Health & Fitness
    grade B+
  10. Outdoor Activities
    grade A
  11. Commute
    grade C

editorial

Mason County is located in Washington with a population of 66,053. In Mason County, most residents own their homes. Many retirees live in Mason County and residents tend to have moderate political views.

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Real Estate

Median Home Value
$340,300
National
$281,900
Median Rent
$1,137
National
$1,268
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    21%
  • Own
    79%
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Mason County Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    160
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    70
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    80
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    960
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    3,880
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    460
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    11%
  • 10-17 years
    8%
  • 18-24 years
    7%
  • 25-34 years
    12%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    11%
  • 55-64 years
    16%
  • 65+ years
    23%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    8%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    13%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    39%
    national  28%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    30%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    9%
    national  11%

Working in Mason County

Jobs
grade B minus
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$74,388
National
$75,149

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