Mason County is located in western Washington. The County Seat is Shelton and the largest city is Shelton. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.co.mason.wa.us . The 2014 population estimate is 60,711 and the 2010 census population was 60,699. The land area is 959.42 square miles and there are 63.3 persons per square mile.
88.6% of the population is White, 1.3% is Black or African American, 8.6% is Hispanic or Latino, 1.3% is Asian, 4.4% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.5% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 3.9% is two or more races. 88.5% have a high school degree or higher, and 17.3% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $210,200, there are 23,358 households, an average of 2.53 persons per household. The per capita income is $23,542, the median household income is $48,755, and 17.3% of the persons in Mason County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 4,216. Retail sales (in $1000) were $420,213, and sales per capita were $7,395. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 24%.
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