Mount Vernon, Alabama Population 2024

1,383

Mount Vernon is a city located in Mobile County and Washington County Alabama. Mount Vernon has a 2024 population of 1,383. Mount Vernon is currently growing at a rate of 0.51% annually and its population has increased by 2.07% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,355 in 2020.

The average household income in Mount Vernon is $67,943 with a poverty rate of 23.83%. The median age in Mount Vernon is 39.6 years: 37.3 years for males, and 44 years for females.

Mount Vernon Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 73.48%
  • White: 22.69%
  • Asian: 1.85%
  • Two or more races: 1.44%
  • Other race: 0.55%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
State
Alabama
Land Area (mi²)
5.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
252.30/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
2.07% (28)
The current population of Mount Vernon, Alabama is 1,383 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,355.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Black or African American1,07573.48%
White33222.69%
Asian271.85%
Two or more races211.44%
Other race80.55%
Native American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

Black or African American

White

Asian

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Mount Vernon Population by Race

Mount Vernon Population Pyramid 2024

Mount Vernon Median Age

39.6

Total

37.3

Male

44

Female

Mount Vernon Adults

There are 1,213 adults, (275 of whom are seniors) in Mount Vernon.

Mount Vernon Age Dependency

56

Age Dependency Ratio

29.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

26.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Mount Vernon Sex Ratio

Female67045.8%
Male79354.2%

Mount Vernon Population by Age

Mount Vernon Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All4513.0772.727.3
Married2063.5981.618.4
Non Family1111.5672.127.9
Female903.6652.247.8
Male443.237525

3.48

Average Family Size

3.07

Average Household Size

72.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Mount Vernon Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade11910.4%
Associates Degree887.69%
Bachelors Degree15013.11%
Graduate Degree121.05%
High School Graduate53246.5%
Less Than 9th Grade373.23%
Some College20618.01%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Mount Vernon Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Mount Vernon Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
Black811724142
White29422520
Asian27270
Other Race880
Hispanic880
2+ Races440

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 17.51%.

Mount Vernon Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$48,503$48,633$24,722
Graduate Degree$0$0$0
High School Graduate$25,486$29,028$18,125
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$33,643$47,031$23,009
Some College$47,083$48,875$0

$33,643

Average Earnings

$47,031

Average Male

$23,009

Average Female

Mount Vernon Earnings by Educational Attainment

Mount Vernon Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Mount Vernon Language

97.17% of Mount Vernon residents speak only English, while 2.83% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.91% of the population.

Mount Vernon Language

Mount Vernon Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black1,03629328.28%
White3073411.07%

23.83%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.88%

Male Poverty Rate

29.22%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Mount Vernon

The race most likely to be in poverty in Mount Vernon is Black, with 28.28% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Mount Vernon is White, with 11.07% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.98%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.19%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 34.1%.

Mount Vernon Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade58.74%
High School23.02%
Bachelors or Greater6.79%
Some College0%

Mount Vernon Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed7.16%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Unemployed100%
Female Employed14.88%

Mount Vernon Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Mount Vernon Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$53,095$80,536
Households$41,164$67,943
Married Families$47,045$-999,999,999
Non Families$23,313$25,751

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Mount Vernon Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

39.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

36.5%

Male Marriage Rate

43.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Mount Vernon Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Mount Vernon Marriage

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

Mount Vernon Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Mount Vernon Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

83

Number of Veterans

81

Male Veterans

2

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam46
Second Gulf War35
First Gulf War11
Korea0
World War II0

Mount Vernon Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 5437
75+26
65 to 7417
55 to 643
18 to 340

Mount Vernon Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
Black647.27%
White196.46%

Mount Vernon Veterans by Race

Mount Vernon Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

15.66%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mount Vernon Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

48.9%

Labor Force Participation

48.5%

Employment Rate

0.8%

Unemployment Rate

Mount Vernon Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Mount Vernon Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Mount Vernon Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

86.12%

Born in Mount Vernon

97.61%

Native Born

2.39%

Foreign Born

0.55%

Non Citizen

1.85%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.61% of Mount Vernon residents were born in the United States, with 86.12% having been born in Alabama. 0.55% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Mount Vernon Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,41870.5%
20281,41170.5%
20271,40470.5%
20261,39770.5%
20251,39070.51%
20241,38370.51%
20231,37620.15%
20221,37480.59%
20211,366110.81%
20201,355-143-9.55%
20191,49890.6%
20181,489-6-0.4%
20171,495-13-0.86%
20161,508-3-0.2%
20151,511-3-0.2%
20141,514-2-0.13%
20131,516-46-2.94%
20121,562-1-0.06%
20111,563-3-0.19%
20101,56600%

Mount Vernon Population by Year