Mount Vernon, New York Population 2018

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 2403.76 people/km² (6225.74 people/mi²).

The overall median age is 38.1 years, 35.7 years for males, and 39.8 years for females. For every 100 females there are 83.9 males.

Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2017 there were 27,304 households in the city, with an average size of 2.73 people per household. The vacancy rate was 9.5%, with a median rent of $1216/month. The median house has 4.3 rooms, and has a value of $357,800.

The median income for households in Mount Vernon, New York is $51,886, while the mean household income is $73,197. The per capita income is $28,339, and 13.6% of families and 16% of individuals are below the federal poverty line. 22.1% of those under 18 are in poverty, and 13.4% of those 65 years or older.

Year Population Growth 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%
201067,416-965-1.41%
200068,3811,2281.83%
199067,1534400.66%
198066,713-6,065-8.33%
197072,778-3,232-4.25%
196076,0104,1115.72%
195071,8994,5376.74%
194067,3625,8639.53%
193061,49918,77343.94%
192042,72611,80738.19%
191030,9199,69145.65%
190021,22810,39896.01%
189010,8306,244136.15%
18804,5861,88669.85%
18702,7000.00%

Population by Race

Race Population
Black or African American44,308
White15,997
Some Other Race4,109
Two or More Races1,888
Asian1,622
American Indian and Alaska Native271
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander22

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Mount Vernon Ny Population Pyramid 2018

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Mount Vernon Ny Median Age

38.1


Total

35.7


Male

39.8


Female

Lancaster Adults

There are 53,588 adults in Mount Vernon Ny.

Mount Vernon Ny Age Dependency

57

Age Dependency Ratio

22.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Mount Vernon Ny Housing Indicators

Indicator Value
Median Number of Rooms (per House)
4.3
Houses Without Mortgage
2,903
Houses With Mortgage
6,922
Vacancy Rate
9.5
Median Rent
1,216
Median Home Value
357,800
Renter-Occupied Units
14,887
Owner-Occupied Units
9,825
Total Housing Units
27,304

This chart shows the employment and labor force participation rates in Mount Vernon Ny for residents over 16 years of age. The 2015 unemployment rate is 7.2% and the labor force participation rate is 66.9%.

Mount Vernon Ny Family/Household Indicators

Indicator Value
Average Household Size
2.73
Average Family Size
3.55
Total Households
24712
Married Couple Households
7616
Male Householder (no wife) Families
1563
Female Householder (no husband) Families
6062
Non Family Households
9471
Total Families
15241
Households With Own Children
6559
Unmarried Partner Households (Opposite Sex)
6.1
Unmarried Partner Households (Same Sex)
0.1

Mount Vernon Ny Income Distribution

Indicator Value
Under $10,000
2,125
$10,000 to $14,999
1,307
$15,000 to $24,999
3,075
$25,000 to $34,999
2,308
$35,000 to $49,999
3,099
$50,000 to $74,999
4,063
$75,000 to $99,999
3,033
$100,000 to $149,999
2,929
$150,000 to $199,999
1,395
Over $200,000
1,378

Mount Vernon Ny Household Income

Income

Median

Mean

Mount Vernon Ny

New York

$51,886

$60,741

$73,197

$89,397

Under 10k10k - 15k15k - 25k25k - 35k35k - 50k50k - 75k75k - 100k100k - 150k150k - 200kOver 200k00.040.080.120.16

Mount Vernon Ny Education Data

Mount Vernon Ny Educational Attainment (over 25)

Indicator Value Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade
3,2026.84%
9th to 12th Grade
4,2229.01%
High School Graduate
13,22628.23%
Some College
8,96119.13%
Associates Degree
3,6187.72%
Bachelors Degree
8,23517.58%
Graduate Degree
5,38011.48%