Mason City Micropolitan Area
The Mason City Micropolitan Statistical Area, as defined by the United States Census Bureau, is an area consisting of two counties in north central Iowa, anchored by the city of Mason City.
As of the 2000 census, the μSA had a population of 54,356 (though a July 1, 2009 estimate placed the population at 51,150).
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