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Mason City is a village in Custer County.
One tradition says the community was named for a county in VA; another says it was named for Judge O.P. Mason
The latitude of Mason City is 41.223N. The longitude is -99.3W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 2,260 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 174.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Mason City demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Custer County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 68855 ZIP code.
42% of Mason City residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Mason City ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Mason City was $12,881, compared with $21,587 nationally.
1% of Mason City residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Libraries in Mason City include Sunshine Township Library ... View libraries
Custer County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Mason City political report.
The average commute time for Mason City workers is 45 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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