Mount Vernon, Georgia Population 2024

1,972

Mount Vernon is a city located in Montgomery County Georgia. Mount Vernon has a 2024 population of 1,972. It is also the county seat of Montgomery County.Mount Vernon is currently declining at a rate of -0.25% annually and its population has decreased by -0.1% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,974 in 2020.

The average household income in Mount Vernon is $43,961 with a poverty rate of 31.75%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Mount Vernon is 28.8 years, 20.9 years for males, and 39.1 years for females.

Mount Vernon Demographics

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

  • White: 48.47%
  • Black or African American: 45.8%
  • Two or more races: 5.02%
  • Asian: 0.71%
  • Native American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
State
Georgia
Land Area (mi²)
4.0 sq mi
Density (mi²)
491.10/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-0.1% (-2)
The current population of Mount Vernon, Georgia is 1,972 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,974.

Mount Vernon, Georgia Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,09148.47%
Black or African American1,03145.8%
Two or more races1135.02%
Asian160.71%
Native American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
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White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Mount Vernon Population by Race

Mount Vernon Population Pyramid 2024

Mount Vernon Median Age

28.8

Total

20.9

Male

39.1

Female

Mount Vernon Adults

There are 1,636 adults, (355 of whom are seniors) in Mount Vernon.

Mount Vernon Age Dependency

75.7

Age Dependency Ratio

27.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

48

Child Dependency Ratio

Mount Vernon Sex Ratio

Female1,09348.56%
Male1,15851.44%

Mount Vernon Population by Age

Mount Vernon Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All6183.2457.942.1
Non Family2181.1257.342.7
Married2084.3892.87.2
Female1753.517.182.9
Male1713.7658.841.2
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4.26

Average Family Size

3.24

Average Household Size

57.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Mount Vernon Households and Families

Male

Female

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 17.04%.

Mount Vernon Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$37,940

Average Earnings

$38,438

Average Male

$35,972

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

98.54% of Mount Vernon residents speak only English, while 1.46% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 0.85% of the population.

Mount Vernon Language

Mount Vernon Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black92635838.66%
White94819820.89%
Multiple1138070.8%
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31.75%

Overall Poverty Rate

26.1%

Male Poverty Rate

36.89%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Mount Vernon

The race most likely to be in poverty in Mount Vernon is Multiple, with 70.8% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Mount Vernon is White, with 20.89% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 12.85%. Among those working part-time, it was 41.54%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 37.38%.

Mount Vernon Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Some College38.32%
Less Than 9th Grade30.7%
High School30.59%
Bachelors or Greater
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Mount Vernon Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed66.67%
Female Employed30%
Male Employed16.36%
Male Unemployed
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Mount Vernon Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Mount Vernon Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Mount Vernon Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

31.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

28.7%

Male Marriage Rate

34.9%

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 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

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

113

Number of Veterans

103

Male Veterans

10

Female Veterans

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Mount Vernon Veterans by War

count

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Mount Vernon Veterans by Age

count

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Mount Vernon Veterans by Race

Mount Vernon Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

32.74%

Veteran Poverty Rate

59.29%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mount Vernon Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

47%

Labor Force Participation

39.3%

Employment Rate

16.4%

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

78.45%

Born in Mount Vernon

98%

Native Born

2%

Foreign Born

0.84%

Non Citizen

1.16%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98% of Mount Vernon residents were born in the United States, with 78.45% having been born in Georgia. 0.84% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Africa.

Mount Vernon Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,947-5-0.26%
20281,952-5-0.26%
20271,957-5-0.25%
20261,962-5-0.25%
20251,967-5-0.25%
20241,972-5-0.25%
20231,977-5-0.25%
20221,982-5-0.25%
20211,987130.66%
20201,974-418-17.47%
20192,392-5-0.21%
20182,397733.14%
20172,32470.3%
20162,317130.56%
20152,304-18-0.78%
20142,322512.25%
20132,271763.46%
20122,195-88-3.85%
20112,283-49-2.1%
20102,332
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Mount Vernon Population by Year