Location Profile

Mason City, Iowa

Facility Type
Acute Care - General
Facility Location
Mason City, Iowa
Teaching Facility
Trauma Center
Number of Beds

Hospital Overview

The healthcare provider is located in Mason City, Iowa with over a century dedicated to caring and compassionate health services.  A recipient of the Gold Seal of Approval from The Joint Commission and recognized by the American Heart Association, the hospital is a premier facility serving Iowa and parts of Minnesota. Over 100 physicians and healthcare professionals have made the hospital a shining example of care in the area.

Community Overview

The inspiration for the musical The Music Man, Mason City is a beautiful historic city in North Iowa. A cultural hub, the area boasts museums, attractions and historical significance, all in one glorious place. A great quality of life, proximity to Des Moines, and growing economic center make it a popular place in Iowa. The largest city in the region, Mason City has a lively social calendar with plenty to do. The city features annual events including the North Band Festival, the largest in the Midwest. There’s also the North Iowa Fair, the Great River City Festival, the Craft Beer Shindig, Kids Day and more. And if you want to explore more of Iowa, the city is less than 150 miles from Des Moines and Minneapolis.

Learn more about Mason City at the official city website and explore the area at the county website.

Cost of Living


A total of 4 elementary schools, 2 middle schools and 1 high school. Students attend Lincoln Intermediate School for grades 5-6 and John Adams Middle School for grades 7-8. An alternative high school is also available in the district. The student-teacher ratio for the district is 16 to 1 and the district has a graduation rate of 81%.

Click here to read more about public schools in Mason City.
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Once you find the school you are interested in, you will need to contact them directly with any questions you might have.


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Local and Nearby Attractions

The downtown area of Mason City is bustling with shops for any taste and budget. Shop for clothing, jewelry, wellness products and much more at the downtown main street district. Along the way don’t forget to stop in and try some delicious local fare at one of the Mason City restaurants. The rest of the city houses plenty so your itinerary will always be full. Evoke your sense of wonder and imagination at the free Charles H. MacNider Art Museum, an institution that has an impressive collection of art and ceramics. The puppet exhibit of pieces owned and operated by the renowned Bil Baird is a must-see. You’ll also find art classes and other special events there to indulge in creativity. Love architecture? Visit the Stockman House, the first and only Wright-designed Prairie School House in Iowa. The home has been restored to its glory and operates alongside the Architectural Interpretive center, which allows visitors to explore the the design style. Take a trip back in the time at the Kinney Pioneer Museum and learn the struggles of Iowa’s first settlers or venture back 1912 at the Music Man Square. Recreated from the Warner Brothers movie The Music Man, the Square features an indoor streetscape complete with ice cream parlor and gift shop plus an exhibit at the Meredith Willson, who based the musical on his boyhood in Mason City. Rancho Deluxe: The Original Bicycle Garden is an amazing outdoor spectacle that must be seen to be believed and incorporates plenty of bicycle parts and junk in an ongoing art exhibit. On a beautiful day, take up a set of clubs and head to the drive at the Highland Park Golf Course or visit the 5.6 acre East Park for some recreation.

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Crime Rate

With a crime rate that makes it safer than 31% of the cities in the United States, Mason City is safe for all. Safety is the focus of the Mason City Police Department and the department has put several community programs into action including dog walker watch, neighborhood watch and more.

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