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Mason is a township in Cass County, in the South Bend-Mishawaka metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Michigan named Mason. For links to other places called Mason, MI, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Mason is 41.785N. The longitude is -85.943W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 846 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 2,514.
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29% of Mason residents report German ancestry, and 15% 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 $19,497, compared with $21,587 nationally.
8% of Mason residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Mason, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $454. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $880.
Cass County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Mason political report.
The average commute time for Mason workers is 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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