The City of Mount Vernon had a population of 4,574 as of July 1, 2018.
The primary coordinate point for Mount Vernon is located at latitude 37.1055 and longitude -93.8196 in Lawrence County. The formal boundaries for the City of Mount Vernon (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.87 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Lawrence County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,211 feet.
The City of Mount Vernon (GNIS ID: 2395131) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Mount Vernon population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2018.
|Population in Households||4,197|
|Population in Familes||3,230|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||377|
|Median Household Income||$36,748|
|Average Household Income||$46,970|
|Per Capita Income||$19,747|
|Total Housing Units||2,013 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||1,067 (53.0%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||712 (35.4%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||234 (11.6%)|
|Median Home Value||$92,713|
|Average Home Value||$119,934|
|Average Household Size||2.36|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||0.33%|
|Per Capita Income||0.97%|
The table below compares Mount Vernon to the other 1,032 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Missouri by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 157||85th|
|Population Density||# 266||74th|
|Diversity Index||# 412||60th|
|Median Household Income||# 802||22nd|
|Per Capita Income||# 810||22nd|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Missouri Census Data Comparison Tool.