Mount Vernon, IA

Population Demographics

  • The majority (95.0%) of the Mount Vernon, IA population is White.
  • 98.7% of people in Mount Vernon, IA were born U.S. citizens, while 1.3% were born outside of the country.
  • 38.5% of the city's population is married. The other 61.5% are single.
  • Of the city's population 48.5% are men and 51.5% are females.
  • The population of Mount Vernon, IA is 4,506.
  • 98.8% of the population graduated high school or have a GED. 42.5% have college degrees.

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  • In Mount Vernon, IA, the median worker income is $11,373. This is lower than the national average of $29,701.
  • The Mount Vernon, IA unemployment rate was 1.4%, as of the last census. This is lower than the national average of 7.9%.
  • The break down for commute times in Mount Vernon, IA is: 71.9% under 25 mins, 26.0% 25-45 mins, and 2.1% above 45 minutes.
  • The average worker works 31 hours a week in Mount Vernon, IA.
  • The Mount Vernon, IA poverty rate of 9.0% is lower than the national average.

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  • 24.4% of the homes are rentals and 72.4% are occupied by their owners.
  • The typical home has 6 rooms.
  • $1,438 a month is the typical owner cost for a home with a mortgage.
  • The median age of homes in Mount Vernon, IA is 42 years.

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