Mason City is the county seat of Cerro Gordo County, Iowa, United States. The population was calculated at 29,172 from the 2000 census.
The Mason City Micropolitan Statistical Area includes all of Cerro Gordo and Worth counties.More
The largest employer is Mercy Medical Center-North Iowa. Other major industry includes door manufacturer Curries/Graham Company and the Kraft Foods plant that produces the nation's entire supply of refrigerated ready-to-eat Jell-O gelatin and Jell-O pudding snacks. Mason City is also a major production center for Portland Cement. In November 2007, Reyes Holding / Martin-Brower opened a distribution facility serving McDonald in 5 states.More
The Mason City Community School District has a motto of "Quality Eduction in a Caring & Responsive Environment"