Mount Vernon, Alabama Population 2021

1,507
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Mount Vernon is a city located in Mobile County Alabama. With a 2020 population of 1,507, it is the 221st largest city in Alabama and the 8694th largest city in the United States . Mount Vernon is currently growing at a rate of 0.40% annually but its population has decreased by -4.26% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,574 in 2010. Mount Vernon reached it's highest population of 1,567 in 2010. Spanning over 6 miles, Mount Vernon has a population density of 275 people per square mile.

The average household income in Mount Vernon is $50,690 with a poverty rate of 30.24%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $746 per month, and the median house value is $87,400. The median age in Mount Vernon is 39.4 years, 35.4 years for males, and 43.5 years for females.

Mount Vernon Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 77.38%
  • White: 19.93%
  • Native American: 1.03%
  • Asian: 0.90%
  • Two or more races: 0.76%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Mount Vernon, Alabama is 1,507 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,489.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,574.

Mount Vernon, Alabama Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American1,12277.38%
White28919.93%
American Indian and Alaska Native151.03%
Asian130.90%
Two or More Races110.76%
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Mount Vernon Population by Race

Mount Vernon Population Pyramid $2021

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Mount Vernon Median Age

39.4


Total

35.4


Male

43.5


Female

Mount Vernon Adults

There are 1,186 adults, (223 of whom are seniors) in Mount Vernon.

Mount Vernon Age Dependency

50.6

Age Dependency Ratio

23.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

27.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Mount Vernon Sex Ratio

Female

750

51.72%

Male

700

48.28%

Mount Vernon Population by Age

Mount Vernon Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Mount Vernon Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married80%20%
Male72.7%27.3%
All72.4%27.6%
Non Family66.9%33.1%
Female63.3%36.7%

72.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Mount Vernon Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4573.0472.4
Married2053.4480
Non Family1211.7566.9
Female983.4463.3
Male334.0672.7

3.35

Average Family Size

3.04

Average Household Size

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Mount Vernon Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade403.71%
9th to 12th Grade16915.66%
High School Graduate54950.88%
Some College18417.05%
Associates Degree746.86%
Bachelors Degree514.73%
Graduate Degree121.11%
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Mount Vernon Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Mount Vernon Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Black79063629
White25920432
Native American1515
Asian1313
Hispanic52
2+ Races222

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 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

Mount Vernon Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$25,170$31,019$16,699
Less Than 9th Grade$8,510$$
High School Graduate$29,375$30,598$
Some College$26,250$42,039$16,484
Bachelors Degree$20,694$21,111$
Graduate Degree$$$

$25,170

Average Earnings

$31,019

Average Male

$16,699

Average Female

Mount Vernon Earnings by Educational Attainment

Mount Vernon Language by Age

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Mount Vernon Language

98.64% of Mount Vernon residents speak only English, while 1.36% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.93% of the population.

Mount Vernon Language

Mount Vernon Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black1,04436034.48%
White2895117.65%

30.24%

Overall Poverty Rate

26.34%

Male Poverty Rate

33.66%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Mount Vernon

The race most likely to be in poverty in Mount Vernon is Black, with 34.48% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Mount Vernon is White, with 17.65% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 14.02%. Among those working part-time, it was 31.40%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 36.42%.

Mount Vernon Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade48.44%
High School24.59%
Bachelors or Greater23.81%
Some College10.09%

Mount Vernon Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed74.07%
Male Unemployed54.05%
Female Employed19.83%
Male Employed11.58%

Mount Vernon Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Mount Vernon Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$37,269$50,690
Families$45,500$56,884
Married Families$54,236-
Non Families$22,014$29,559
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Income by Household Type

Mount Vernon Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

38.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

38.2%

Male Marriage Rate

39.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Mount Vernon Married by Age and Sex

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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

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Mount Vernon Marital Status

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71

Number of Veterans

68

Male Veterans

3

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam27
Second Gulf War24
First Gulf War14
World War II3
Korea

Mount Vernon Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
55 to 6425
35 to 5425
65 to 7414
75+7
18 to 34

Mount Vernon Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
Black576.43%
White145.26%
Hispanic240.00%

Mount Vernon Veterans by Race

Mount Vernon Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

41.27%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mount Vernon Veterans by Education

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46.7%

Labor Force Participation

41.4%

Employment Rate

11.3%

Unemployment Rate

Mount Vernon Employment by Age

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Mount Vernon Employment by Race

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Mount Vernon Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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86.34%

Born in Mount Vernon

98.83%

Native Born

1.17%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

1.17%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.83% of Mount Vernon residents were born in the United States, with 86.34% 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.

Mount Vernon Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20211,50760.40%
20201,50160.40%
20191,49560.40%
20181,489-6-0.40%
20171,495-11-0.73%
20161,506-6-0.40%
20151,512-2-0.13%
20141,514-3-0.20%
20131,517-46-2.94%
20121,563-1-0.06%
20111,564-3-0.19%
20101,5670.00%

Mount Vernon Population by Year