Mount Vernon, Alabama Population 2020

1,475

Mount Vernon is a city located in Alabama. With a 2020 population of 1,475, it is the 217th largest city in Alabama and the 8768th largest city in the United States. Mount Vernon is currently declining at a rate of -0.81% annually and its population has decreased by -6.29% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,574 in 2010. Mount Vernon reached it's highest population of 1,572 in 2010. Spanning over 6 miles, Mount Vernon has a population density of 269 people per square mile.

The average household income in Mount Vernon is $47,614 with a poverty rate of 27.82%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $728 per month, and the median house value is $82,400. The median age in Mount Vernon is 46.4 years, 40.8 years for males, and 50.1 years for females. For every 100 females there are 82.5 males.

Mount Vernon Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Mount Vernon was:

  • Black or African American: 75.70%
  • White: 20.84%
  • Native American: 1.29%
  • Two or more races: 1.21%
  • Asian: 0.97%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Mount Vernon, Alabama is 1,475, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,499.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,574.

Mount Vernon, Alabama Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American94175.70%
White25920.84%
American Indian and Alaska Native161.29%
Two or More Races151.21%
Asian120.97%

Mount Vernon Population Pyramid 2020

Mount Vernon Median Age

46.4


Total

40.8


Male

50.1


Female

Mount Vernon Adults

There are 1,094 adults, (233 of whom are seniors) in Mount Vernon.

Mount Vernon Age Dependency

44.4

Age Dependency Ratio

27.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

17.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Mount Vernon Sex Ratio

Female

681

54.79%

Male

562

45.21%

Mount Vernon Households and Families

Mount Vernon Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Mount Vernon Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married83.5%16.5%
All75.1%24.9%
Female73.7%26.3%
Non Family62.9%37.1%

75.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4372.775.1
Married1823.0783.5
Non Family1431.4662.9
Female993.4573.7
Male135.31100

3.16

Average Family Size

2.7

Average Household Size

6.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Mount Vernon Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade282.82%
9th to 12th Grade15715.81%
High School Graduate50851.16%
Some College16716.82%
Associates Degree656.55%
Bachelors Degree515.14%
Graduate Degree171.71%

Mount Vernon Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black72658636
White23519028
Native American1616
Asian1212
Hispanic63
Multiple Races444

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 100.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$20,027$20,563$17,419
Less Than High School$8,707$8,846$
High School Grad$21,250$22,083$21,111
Some College$17,130$35,625$16,198
Bachelors Degree$$21,528$
Graduate Degree$$$

$20,027

Average Earnings

$20,563

Average Male

$17,419

Average Female

Mount Vernon Language

Mount Vernon Language by Age

Mount Vernon Language

98.50% of Mount Vernon residents speak only English, while 1.50% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.00% of the population.

Mount Vernon Poverty

Mount Vernon Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black90828731.61%
White2514417.53%

27.82%

Overall Poverty Rate

24.71%

Male Poverty Rate

30.24%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Mount Vernon

The race most likely to be in poverty in Mount Vernon is Black, with 31.61% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Mount Vernon is White, with 17.53% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 11.86%. Among those working part-time, it was 33.33%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 33.56%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School48.82%
High School21.65%
Bachelors or Greater19.12%
Some College15.76%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed71.43%
Male Unemployed52.94%
Male Employed16.06%
Female Employed12.99%

Mount Vernon Income

Mount Vernon Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$37,457$47,614
Families$43,824$53,065
Married Families$50,278-
Non Families$21,875$33,690

Mount Vernon Marital Status

Mount Vernon Marital Status

Marriage Rates

38.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

40.2%

Male Marriage Rate

37.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Mount Vernon Married by Age and Sex

Mount Vernon Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Mount Vernon Marital Status by Race

Mount Vernon Veterans

85

Number of Veterans

80

Male Veterans

5

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam38
Second Gulf War24
First Gulf War10
World War II4
Korea
Age Group Veterans
55 to 6428
35 to 5427
65 to 7417
75+13
18 to 34
Name Veterans % of Total
Black637.71%
White229.17%
Hispanic350.00%

$Mount Vernon Veterans by Education

0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.66%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mount Vernon Employment Status

43.5%

Labor Force Participation

38%

Employment Rate

12.8%

Unemployment Rate

Mount Vernon 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

88.42%

Born in Alabama

97.99%

Native Born

2.01%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.99% of Mount Vernon residents were born in the United States, with 88.42% having been born in Alabama. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20201,475-12-0.81%
20191,487-12-0.80%
20181,499-5-0.33%
20171,504-12-0.79%
20161,516-2-0.13%
20151,518-3-0.20%
20141,521-2-0.13%
20131,523-44-2.81%
20121,567-2-0.13%
20111,569-3-0.19%
20101,5720.00%