Mount Vernon, New York Population 2019

Mount Vernon, New York's estimated population is 68,703 according to the most recent United States census estimates. Mount Vernon, New York is the 8th largest city in New York based on official 2017 estimates from the US Census Bureau.

The population density is 15665.37 people/mi² (6048.40 people/km²), with a household density of 2411.86 people/km² (6246.72 people/mi²).

The overall median age is 38.5 years, 36 years for males, and 40.3 years for females. For every 100 females there are 83.4 males.

Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2017 there were 27,396 households in the city, with an average size of people per household. The homeowner vacancy rate was 3.6%, with a median rent of $1291/month. The median house has 4.3 rooms, and has a value of $355,600.

The median income for households in Mount Vernon, New York is $54,573, while the mean household income is $76,753. The per capita income is $, and % of families and % of individuals are below the federal poverty line. % of those under 18 are in poverty, and % of those 65 years or older.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
201768,703-121-0.18%
201668,824370.05%
201568,7871770.26%
201468,6101750.26%
201368,4354140.61%
201268,0211750.26%
201167,8464300.64%
201067,416-965-0.14%
200068,3811,2280.18%
199067,1534400.07%
198066,713-6,065-0.87%
197072,778-3,232-0.43%
196076,0104,1110.56%
195071,8994,5370.65%
194067,3625,8630.91%
193061,49918,7733.71%
192042,72611,8073.29%
191030,9199,6913.83%
190021,22810,3986.96%
189010,8306,2448.97%
18804,5861,8865.44%
18702,7000.00%

Population by Race

Race Population
Black or African American45,832
White15,146
Some Other Race4,172
Two or More Races1,777
Asian1,412
American Indian and Alaska Native332

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table B03002

Mount Vernon Ny Population Pyramid 2019

5001,0001,5002,0002,5003,000 Male Population5001,0001,5002,0002,5003,000 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Mount Vernon Ny Median Age

38.5


Total

36


Male

40.3


Female

Mount Vernon Ny Adults

There are 54,341 adults, (10,372 of whom are seniors) in Mount Vernon Ny.

Mount Vernon Ny Age Dependency

56.2

Age Dependency Ratio

23.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Mount Vernon Ny Sex Ratio

Female

37,438

54.52%

Male

31,233

45.48%

Mount Vernon Ny Households and Families

Mount Vernon Ny Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1101

Mount Vernon Ny Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married59.2%40.8%
All39.7%60.3%
Male33.5%66.5%
Non Family31.4%68.6%
Female29.3%70.7%

39.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Mount Vernon Ny Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All25,1012.739.7
Non Family9,5631.1931.4
Married7,7833.759.2
Female6,1543.5929.3
Male1,6013.5133.5

3.51

Average Family Size

2.7

Average Household Size

5.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Mount Vernon Ny Households

Mount Vernon Ny Education

Mount Vernon Ny Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3,2886.88%
9th to 12th Grade4,3069.01%
High School Graduate13,88929.05%
Some College9,03118.89%
Associates Degree3,7207.78%
Bachelors Degree8,15917.07%
Graduate Degree5,41411.32%

Mount Vernon Ny Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black31,13826,6958,010
White9,3527,8773,461
Hispanic6,1284,6881,585
Other Race2,6672,000526
Asian1,161938577
Multiple Races823612239
Native American19114961

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 85.73%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 49.70%.

Mount Vernon Ny Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,102$40,058$36,100
Less Than High School$20,873$22,429$18,879
High School Grad$28,902$31,700$25,644
Some College$37,247$41,160$36,088
Bachelors Degree$51,553$58,778$48,318
Graduate Degree$74,692$76,603$74,037

$37,102

Average Earnings

$40,058

Average Male

$36,100

Average Female

Mount Vernon Ny Language

Mount Vernon Ny Language by Age

Mount Vernon Ny Language

75.74% of Mount Vernon Ny residents speak only English, while 24.26% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 12.35% of the population.

Mount Vernon Ny Poverty

Mount Vernon Ny Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black45,5526,77214.87%
Hispanic10,5142,38322.67%
Other4,16992422.16%
White10,6158437.94%
Multiple1,77725414.29%
Asian1,412936.59%
Native332216.33%

14.78%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.98%

Male Poverty Rate

15.46%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Mount Vernon Ny

The race most likely to be in poverty in Mount Vernon Ny is Hispanic, with 22.67% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Mount Vernon Ny is Native, with 6.33% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.41%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.94%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.35%.

Mount Vernon Ny Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School22.36%
High School18.26%
Some College10.99%
Bachelors or Greater4.60%

Mount Vernon Ny Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed34.56%
Female Unemployed32.04%
Female Employed5.83%
Male Employed5.58%

Mount Vernon Ny Income

Mount Vernon Ny Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$54,573$76,753
Families$69,066$90,868
Married Families$94,189$117,186
Non Families$33,286$48,166

Mount Vernon Ny Marital Status

Mount Vernon Ny Marital Status

Marriage Rates

34.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

39.6%

Male Marriage Rate

30.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Mount Vernon Ny Married by Age and Sex

Mount Vernon Ny Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55To64.

Mount Vernon Ny Marital Status by Race


Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1201

Mount Vernon Ny Veterans

Mount Vernon Ny Veterans by War

1,751

Number of Veterans

1,637

Male Veterans

114

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam648
Second Gulf War243
Korea186
First Gulf War171
World War II112

Mount Vernon Ny Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74491
75+451
55 to 64337
35 to 54282
18 to 34190

Mount Vernon Ny Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
Black1,0422.91%
White6074.72%
Hispanic1762.44%
Asian403.16%
2 or More262.35%
Indian239.50%
Other130.43%

Mount Vernon Ny Veterans by Education

6.37%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.14%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mount Vernon Ny Employment Status

Mount Vernon Ny Employment by Age

66.3%

Labor Force Participation

60.5%

Employment Rate

8.7%

Unemployment Rate

Mount Vernon Ny Employment by Race

Mount Vernon Ny Employment by Education

Mount Vernon Ny Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

55.93%

Born in New York

66.97%

Native Born

33.03%

Foreign Born

13.86%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

66.97% of Mount Vernon Ny residents were born in the United States, with 55.93% having been born in New York. 13.86% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.